Title IX Coordinator

Location
Eudowood, Baltimore County / Loch Raven, Baltimore County / Ruxton, Baltimore County / Towson, Baltimore County / Baltimore, Baltimore City County
Posted
Apr 04, 2014
Goucher College, a selective liberal arts college located twenty minutes north of Baltimore, and the first college in the nation to require students to study abroad, seeks a part-time Title IX coordinator. The Title IX coordinator will serve as the designated agent of the college with primary responsibility for coordinating and implementing the college’s Title IX compliance efforts to support a safe and respectful learning, working, and living environment. Reporting to the vice president for human resources, the coordinator will be responsible for the development, implementation, and monitoring of appropriate disclosures, policies, procedures, and practices designed to comply with federal and state legislation, regulation, and case law requiring the prompt and equitable resolution of all complaints pursuant to Title IX. The coordinator will also provide leadership, direction, and supervision for all activities and personnel of the Title IX program; develop and provide ongoing training, consultation, and technical assistance on Title IX for all students and employees; lead initiatives to develop, implement, and coordinate strategic efforts aimed at the prevention of sexual violence and other forms of sex and/or gender-based discrimination; and ensure prompt, effective, and equitable intake, investigation, and timely resolution of all complaints of sexual violence and sex/gender discrimination made known to responsible employees and/or reported or filed by student, faculty, employees, third parties, or by members of the broader community. The coordinator will also monitor the athletic department’s compliance with Title IX with respect to parity in program participation and resources. The coordinator will oversee all informal complaint resolutions and formal complaint investigations, including determining the extent of an investigation; appointing, training, and supervising Title IX investigators and any deputy coordinators; managing investigation efforts; ensuring provision of initial remedial actions; assuring compliance with timelines; delivering appropriate notices of change and outcomes, and providing a repository for and source of institutional recordkeeping. The coordinator will organize and maintain complaint files; compile annual reports of the number and nature of filed complaints, and the disposition of said complaints; manage data collection, climate assessment, and pattern monitoring; and serve as principal contact for government inquiries pursuant to Title IX. Qualified candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of four years of experience related to the job responsibilities; comprehensive knowledge of Title IX legislation and regulations; proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; excellent written and oral communication with effective public speaking skills; demonstrated professionalism and superior customer service skills; and the ability to stay organized and manage multiple projects simultaneously. Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills; ability to initiate projects independently, experience designing and delivering training programs; demonstrated sensitivity to the concerns and needs of diverse student populations; and the ability to build relationships that balance the multiple, varying, and sometimes conflicting interests of diverse stakeholders around a politically charged subject matter are essential. Certified Title IX coordinator is preferred. The successful candidate will be subject to a background check as a condition of employment. Consideration of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants must apply online at http://goucher.interviewexchange.com Please submit the following application materials online: • Cover letter with salary requirement • Resume • Contact information for three professional references Goucher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.