Associate Vice President and Title IX & Clery Act Coordinator

Boston, Suffolk County
Jul 25, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs

Emerson College

Associate Vice President and Title IX & Clery Act Coordinator

Reporting to the Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion, the Associate Vice President and Title IX & Clery Act Coordinator is the designated College official with responsibility for monitoring and advancing the College’s compliance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). The Associate Vice President and Title IX & Clery Act Coordinator monitors the development and implementation of college-wide education, training, and outreach related to Title IX, the Clery Act, the Violence Against Women Act, and the Campus SaVE Act, and oversees the College’s investigation of complaints related to gender-based discrimination, harassment, and violence. She/he is also responsible for the administration of policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Title IX and the Clery Act, and the accuracy of institutional data and required reports. The Associate Vice President and Title IX & Clery Act Coordinator also plays a key role in the College’s efforts to provide and maintain a safe, supportive, and inclusive environment for all members of the Emerson Community.

Campus Location
Boston Campus

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Education (including hardware, software, and equipment)
A master’s degree in a relevant discipline, a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school preferred
Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to interpret federal and state equal opportunity and non-discrimination laws and regulations, including Title IX and other applicable laws and regulations
Demonstrated ability to collaborate, identify opportunities, and take action to build effective cross-departmental and cross-divisional relationships to achieve institutional goals related to the College’s Title IX and Clery Act compliance efforts
Previous experience overseeing and conducting complaint investigations and grievances
Demonstrated ability to develop and implement educational and training programs, with strong presentation and facilitation skills and the ability to adapt those skills to a variety of audiences
Proven ability to assess the effectiveness of compliance activities and prepare and present detailed reports
Proven ability to oversee and conduct prompt, thorough, and objective investigations and fact-finding processes
Strong organizational, planning, analytical, and problem solving skills, and excellent oral and written communications skills and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated intercultural competence and proven effectiveness in working with people from diverse backgrounds
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information, exercise sound and objective judgment, and work independently
Ability to provide a high level of professional interaction with all levels of stakeholders throughout the Emerson Community

Preferred/Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and Education (including hardware, software, and equipment)
Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school preferred
Ability to contribute to the College’s Inclusive Excellence goals

Required Prior Work Experience
A minimum of five years of experience in campus safety, educational compliance, higher education administration, or equivalent experience

Diversity Statement
Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Annual Clery Report
In accordance with the federal Clery and Campus SaVE Acts, Emerson College commits to providing all current and prospective students and employees with access to the annual campus security reports for each of our campuses. This report may be accessed from the Emerson College Police Department website.

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Open Until Filled

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Director 2/AVP1

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