Director and Title IX Coordinator

Washington D.C., United States
Jul 25, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors

Job Description Summary:

This position is a member of the senior leadership team in the Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion. The Director has day-to-day responsibility for advancing the university's compliance with Title IX and advancing its commitment to maintain an inclusive community, including consulting with persons reporting sexual harassment and promoting the university's diversity priorities. In addition, the Director is the point of contact for designing and implementing collaborative activities with the Offices of Admissions, Student Engagement, and Student Health, among others, including such activities as student bystander and diversity dialogue programs. When applicable, the position also supports the work of the President's Council on Diversity and Inclusion. The Director is a key actor in campus-wide compliance with Title IX and facilitates the university's commitment to providing a learning and working environment free of all discriminatory behavior, including sex discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual abuse, sexual violence, and sexual misconduct (collectively, "sexual misconduct"). The position monitors and implements actions to comply with Title IX, other federal and local laws and regulations, and applicable university policies.

Job Location Rice Hall - 2121 I St NW - FB0014
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
Division/Vice President: Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (AA)
College/School/Department: Not Applicable

Internal Applicants Only? No
Position Type: Senior Management
Posting Number: Staff - 003557
Working Title: Director and Title IX Coordinator
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Work Schedule: M-F w/some nights and weekends
Total Hours Per Week: 40+
Pay Grade: 0
Recruitment Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification, Credit
If other was selected above, or there are special requirements, please explain.
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Telework: No
Job Open Date: 06/27/2014
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Applicant Review Will Commence On: 06/20/2014

Ad Statement:

Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication, respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor's degree, or higher, in an appropriate area of specialization and 7-8 years of appropriate experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Progressive experience with increasing responsibility in policy administration, complaint resolution and investigation of grievances is required.

Desired Qualifications:

JD Preferred

Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to interpret federal and state equal opportunity and non-discrimination laws and regulations, including Title IX, sexual harassment and other applicable laws and regulations.

Strong organization, planning, analytical, problem solving and excellent interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to: communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; use discretion and good judgment; maintain confidentiality; and work under multiple deadlines.

Administrative experience in higher education, preferably in the student life area, or a non-profit working on issues of sexual misconduct is highly desirable.

Experience in the successful development and implementation of educational and training programs, with strong presentation and facilitation skills, and in case management is preferred.

Prior Higher Education experience is highly desirable.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Job Duties
  • Monitors and implements actions to comply with Title IX other federal and local laws and regulations, and applicable university policies. Promotes campus-wide compliance and facilitates the University's commitment to providing a learning and working environment free of all discriminatory behavior, including sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual abuse and violence, and sexual misconduct (collectively, "sexual misconduct").

  • Function:
  • Consults with students, faculty, and staff who report sexual misconduct. Advises individuals about options for initiating formal complaints alleging sexual misconduct and directing them to available resources, and, if appropriate, initiates interim actions in response to a complaint. Organizes and directs [designated] individuals, including Assistant Title IX Coordinators, who advise persons seeking informal and formal complaint resolution.

  • Function:
  • Manages and conducts Title IX investigations; Reviews and monitors complaint proceedings for students, faculty and staff in collaboration with other campus departments and external agencies.

  • Function:
  • Oversees campus communication and education efforts regarding Title IX, relevant university policies, procedures for filing complaints alleging sexual misconduct, and related resources, including managing the university's HAVEN website. Assists with the development, implementation and provision of training and outreach programs for students, faculty and staff.

  • Function:
  • Analyzes trends and compiles and monitors data/records pertaining to training, complaints received, investigations and findings related to sexual misconduct, incorporating input from university and community partners, including the Office of Human Resources, Faculty Recruitment and Personnel Relations, Student Rights and Responsibilities, the Department of Athletics, and those in student services with responsibilities for student health, international students, LGBT students and employees, and Greek Life, to assess effectiveness of campus efforts to prevent sexual misconduct and recommend changes, as appropriate, to senior administrators.

  • Function:
  • Other duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning additional responsibilities that are logically related to the position.

  • Posting Specific Questions

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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents

    The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.