Human Resources

Executive Director of Compliance & Community Standards/Title IX Coordinator

Department

Student Affairs

Overview

The Executive Director of Compliance and Community Standards/Title IX Coordinator is a full-time position that reports to the Dean of Students. The Executive Director is a senior member of the Student Affairs staff who directs crisis response in an on-call duty rotation. The Executive Director serves as the College’s Title IX Coordinator.

Responsibilities

Community Standards

  • Provides strategic vision and leadership in the development, implementation, and assessment of community standards, Student Conduct and Prevention and Advocacy
  • Serves as a senior conduct officer in administrative, investigative, and panel hearing processes
  • Oversees the implementation and evaluation of policies and procedures related to the Student Code of Conduct
  • Directs crisis response in an on-call duty rotation
  • Provides leadership and significant campus visibility during special events such as Orientation

Title IX

  • Coordinates the college’s review, investigation, and resolution of all reports of sexual discrimination and sexual misconduct for faculty, staff and students
  • Serves as Title IX Coordinator and has deep knowledge and understanding of Title IX law and campus policies on sex discrimination and sexual misconduct
  • Investigates, manages and coordinates all Title IX complaints and the College’s response where students are involved as complainants or respondents
  • Makes revisions to the college’s online reporting form to document reports of sex discrimination and sexual misconduct
  • Develops and revises College policy and procedures related to Title IX
  • Seeks the advice of General Counsel to ensure the college is meeting its legal obligations under Title IX, the Clery Act and related laws
  • Ensures annual compliance with state and federal mandates, including Title IX, Clery Act, and the Timothy Piazza Anti-Hazing Law
  • Collaborates closely with Human Resources and the Vice President for Academic Affairs regarding disciplinary proceedings against faculty and staff

Education and training

  • Provides new and on-going training for faculty, staff, and students regarding gender-based violence
  • Provides new and ongoing training for individuals involved with the investigation and resolution of complaints of sex discrimination, and sexual misconduct
  • Coordinates and administers training programs for the offices required to prepare and verify compliance
  • Develops and implements trainings related to community standards and Title IX
  • Cultivates relationships and collaborates with different campus offices and stakeholders to ensure Title IX policies are communicated to all constituencies
  • Conducts periodic campus climate surveys to determine the effectiveness of trainings and prevention efforts

Supervision

  • Recruits, trains, and supervises the Director of Prevention and Advocacy and the Director of Student Conduct

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree required, JD preferred
  • Prior work experience in higher education
  • Five (5) to eight (8) years of significant and progressively responsible experience demonstrating a clear understanding of Title IX and related compliance issues
  • Knowledge of applicable federal laws and regulations, including Title IX, the Clery Act, VAWA, and FERPA
  • Awareness of Title IX trends, legal obligations, and initiatives regionally, nationally, and locally
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting investigations and interpreting policy
  • Commitment to inclusion and equity, and ability to interact with culturally diverse individuals

Application

Interested candidates should apply here. Once you create an applicant account, you will be prompted to upload your cover letter, resume, and a list with contact information for three references to the applicant database.

Ursinus is an AA/EO employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.