Deputy Title IX Coordinator

University of Washington-Seattle Campus  |  Seattle, WA

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Posted about 4 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Job Type: Administrative
Location: Seattle, WA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 29650
Application Deadline: 01/20/2019

Benefits

Salary Range:
$90,000 - $100,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$90,000 - $100,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Doctorate/J.D. Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Doctorate/J.D. Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education
Experience:

Position Description

DEPUTY TITLE IX  COORDINATOR

Req #:    162797

Department:  COMPLIANCE & RISK SERVICES

Job Location:  Seattle Campus

Posting Date:  12/07/2018

Closing Info:  Open Until Filled

Salary:  Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Shift:  First Shift

Notes:  This position is Open until Filled, however, to ensure consideration, please apply by January 20, 2019.

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state  and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.

UW Compliance and Risk Services provides professional services and thought leadership in substantive and structural compliance, risk financing, risk consulting, and claim and litigation management to all University of Washington academic and administrative units.

UW  Compliance Services

UW Compliance Services seeks to fulfill the University’s obligations under federal, state and local laws and regulations. Utilizing a highly collaborative shared services model, and operating in alignment with the nationally-recognized seven elements of effective compliance, Compliance Services provides leadership, guidance and support in policy oversight, institutional reporting, complaint investigation, board and governance support, process and system improvement, and development of training and education. Functions include:

University Complaint Investigation and Resolution Office (UCIRO)
Title IX Investigation Office
Title IX Coordinator
ADA Coordinator
Compliance Coordination

UW Risk Services

UW Risk Services organizes, coordinates, and implements programs to control risks for all University of Washington campuses and programs. Its services include: Risk Financing (Insurance and Self-insurance), Equipment Insurance, Risk Consulting, Claim Services, and Workers’ Compensation.

Compliance Services has an outstanding opportunity for a Deputy Title IX Coordinator.

Under the general direction of the Title IX Coordinator, the Deputy Title IX Coordinator will assist in providing institution-wide leadership and expertise relating to Title IX and other identified compliance areas. This position participates in and provides leadership for collaborative and coordinated efforts in University-wide policy development, monitoring, complaint processes, consulting, education and outreach, support resources, and reporting. It requires expertise in applying the laws, regulations and best practices related to identified compliance areas within the University setting and assessing and responding to existing and emerging situations.

DUTIES  & RESPONSIBILITIES

Leadership

-- Stay abreast of emerging issues, case law, regulatory changes and requirements; assist Title IX Coordinator in keeping executive leadership and the tri-campus University informed of relevant issues and changes

-- Participate in the work of committees such as the Title IX Committee(s) and other relevant committees

-- Identify, develop, and monitor policies and process development and improvement projects as needed to enhance compliance efforts, ensure ongoing implementation of the Title IX mission, and facilitate progress on identified strategic priorities. Collaborate with Compliance Services staff, other personnel across the institution, and students to coordinate and facilitate projects and the delivery of services

-- Build strong relationships, develop awareness of best practices and compliance roles and responsibilities, and provide professional guidance and support to all academic and administrative units at all UW locations; create collaborative partnerships across the University and with peer institutions

-- Provide input, as requested, on proposed federal and state legislation

-- Act as a University liaison with relevant regulatory agencies

Consulting

-- Provide professional guidance to and consultation for various University offices and personnel - including SafeCampus, confidential advocates, Student Life/Student Affairs units, Human  Resources, Academic Personnel, Intercollegiate Athletics and others - on their responsibilities relating to identified compliance areas

-- Respond to inquiries related to the University’s compliance with relevant laws, regulations and policies

-- Utilize consultative role to identify possible systemic compliance issues and work with Title IX Coordinator to develop plans for improvement

-- Respond to concerns of individual employees, students or student groups and identify significant concerns for triage to the University Complaint Investigation and Resolution Office (UCIRO), the Title IX Investigation Office,  Human Resources, or other appropriate office for investigation or other services

Education and Outreach

-- Provide strategic leadership and participate in the creation and delivery of education and

outreach efforts so that members of the University community understand their compliance rights, resources and responsibilities

-- Facilitate the flow of information among the various University offices with responsibilities for compliance

-- Coordinate efforts to ensure that information relating to policies, processes, education, and services is readily available to the University community via the web and other appropriate means

-- Lead the development and revision of print, web-based, and other communication and outreach materials

-- Track and maintain records related to the training of key University personnel and broader training/education initiatives

Monitoring

-- Assist the Title IX Coordinator in monitoring, or facilitating the monitoring of, internal compliance controls

-- Work across multiple organizational structures and processes to ensure that the University’s response to Title IX issues complies with legal mandates and University policy

-- Coordinate and participate in the development of proactive responses to emerging risks and regulatory developments

-- Facilitate the reporting and timely investigation of concerns, grievances and complaints, as well as the protection of involved parties' rights

-- Support units in implementing appropriate accountability, incentives, and corrective action, as well as training and education, to address noncompliance when it occurs

Reporting

-- Maintain records relating to compliance coordination

-- Arrange for the timely filing of all required compliance reports

-- Collaborate with other service providers and key partners to develop and implement internal measures and quarterly and/or annual reports that inform the University of the status of compliance in identified compliance areas

Lead Responsibilities

-- Identify, develop, and monitor policies and process development and improvement projects as needed to enhance compliance efforts, ensure ongoing implementation of the Title IX mission, and facilitate progress on identified strategic priorities. Collaborate with Compliance Services staff, other personnel across the institution, and students to coordinate and facilitate projects and the delivery of services

-- Build strong relationships, develop awareness of compliance roles and responsibilities, and provide professional guidance and support to all academic and administrative units at all UW locations; create collaborative partnerships across the University and with peer institutions

-- Lead the development and revision of print, web-based, and other communication and outreach materials

-- Participate in the work of committees such as the Title IX Committee(s) and other relevant committees, as assigned by the Title IX Coordinator

-- Provide input, as requested, on proposed federal and state legislation


Job Requirements

Requirements include:

-- Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Public Administration, Psychology, Education or related field.

-- Five years of progressively responsible professional experience and demonstrated success in a complex environment, ideally engaging in Title IX related activities at an institution of higher education.

-- Comprehensive knowledge of Title IX, Clery Act (including Violence Against Women Act/Campus SaVE Act amendments), and related sexual violence and sexual harassment legislation and guidance.

-- Strong problem solving skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information.

-- Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusivity; ability to build relationships, establish collaborative partnerships, and work with a wide range of constituencies with diplomacy and tact; demonstrated ability to lead discussions to consensus.

-- Demonstrated ability to conduct neutral intake and assessment activities.

-- Ability to develop, guide, advise on and/or deliver appropriate education and outreach to various audiences.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a  license/certification/registration.

Desired:

-- Juris Doctor degree or Master’s degree in Social Work, Public Administration, Psychology,  Education or related field.

-- Experience as a Title IX or deputy Title IX  Coordinator

-- Title IX Coordinator Certification or ability and commitment to obtain certification within one year of hire.

-- Strong project management skills.

Application Information

This position is Open until Filled, however, to ensure consideration, please apply by January 20, 2019.

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