Director of Title IX Compliance

Newton, Middlesex County
Jul 14, 2014
Success happens here. Founded in 1899, Mount Ida College is a small, private college in Newton, Massachusetts, just minutes from Boston which provides career focused programs built upon a strong foundation in the social sciences, humanities and the arts, all developed and implemented to prepare our approximately 1,400 students for success in their chosen fields of endeavor. With a tight-knit, inclusive community, a diverse student body, winning NCAA Division III sports teams, a beautiful and safe suburban campus, and a vibrant school spirit, Mount Ida is the place where students become the best version of themselves. The College currently seeks applications for the newly created position of Director of Title IX compliance to serves as the College official with primary responsibility for coordinating and implementing the College’s Title IX compliance efforts and helping to develop and strengthen a culture that supports a safe and respectful campus community. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 1. Overseeing, coordinating and implementing the College’s Title IX and Campus SaVE Act efforts and ensuring institutional compliance with all related laws and regulations. 2. Coordinating and executing, in a timely manner, the College’s response to and investigation of student, staff and faculty complaints of sexual assault, sexual violence, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking and sex/gender discrimination and harassment. 3. Meeting with sexual assault complainants to provide information regarding available resources and reporting and resolution options and responding appropriately. 4. Developing, maintaining, implementing and communicating the College’s sex/gender discrimination and sexual harassment policies. Ensuring compliance with all aspects of the College’s policies. 5. Directing, implementing and delivering college-wide education, training and outreach efforts and programming related to Title IX and the Campus SaVE Act for various constituent groups including students, faculty and staff. Bachelor’s degree required. J.D. or advanced degree in related field preferred. A minimum of three to five years of experience in investigative, risk management or student conduct experience preferred. Additional qualifications include demonstrated knowledge of current state and federal laws and regulations related to harassment and other discriminatory practices that violate Title IX and the Campus SaVE Act; experience in conducting sensitive investigations and training. Applicants are asked to forward a cover letter, resume, and three references to Mount Ida College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications of individuals who would increase the richness of the College's diversity are welcomed.