Position: Title IX Coordinator/Executive Assistant Classification: Full time Status: Exempt
Reports to: Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel
Department: Legal Affairs and General Counsel
The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for providing campus wide leadership in monitoring the overall implementation of Title IX for all university departments including coordination of training, education, communications, administration, athletics and coordinating compliance with Title IX in all areas covered by Title IX legislations and regulations, including all discriminatory matters. The Title IX Coordinator can assist students, faculty, and staff alleging sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual violence or discrimination in filing their grievance(s) and/or monitor the step-by-step procedure to be sure that appropriate time frames are met.
The Title IX Coordinator conducts investigations and works directly with the university delegates assigned to conduct investigations related to sexual harassment, sexual assault, and sexual violence and discrimination cases (i.e. Human Resources Director, Dean of Students, Athletic Compliance Officer, or Police Department representative). This position will also be responsible for recommending, developing, implementing policies and procedural changes and providing guidance to university leadership on all emerging Title IX related legislation, Operational Compliance Reviews (OCR), case law; and completing associated reports.
The Title IX Coordinator has a dual role and functions as the Executive Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel. The Title IX Coordinator and Executive Administrative Assistant must be able to maintain the highest level of ethics and confidentiality regarding all matters. The ability to handle sensitive materials, documents, and other matters concerning Tuskegee University and other organizations is critical in this position.
Essential Functions/Accountabilities are as follows:
Duties and responsibilities related to the position include, but are not limited to:
1) Executive Administrative Assistant to the Legal Affairs and General Counsel Office
Functions as the primary support person for the Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel. Performs various administrative duties to support the Office of University Counsel that requires knowledge of office routine processes and an understanding of Tuskegee University procedures related to the department.
2) Notification and Education
- Prepare and disseminate educational materials, including brochures, posters, and web-based materials that inform members of the campus community of Title IX rights and responsibilities, to the campus community.
- Coordinate training for students, faculty, and staff about their rights under Title IX and grievance procedures.
- Coordinate in-service training to all employees concerning Title IX policy.
2) Consultation, Investigation, and Disposition
- Receive and process, in a timely manner, inquiries from students, faculty, staff, and administrators regarding rights and responsibilities concerning harassing behavior or other discriminatory behavior in violation of Title IX.
3) Institutional Monitoring and Compliance Assurance
- Coordinate and monitor Title IX efforts of other delegates and University offices that receive and/or investigate complaints, including but not limited to Human Resources, Student Judiciaries, Tuskegee University Police Department, University Ombudsman, Regional Campuses, and University Athletics.
- Serve as a liaison officer to state and federal government compliance or investigation officers.
- Master’s degree from an accredited university in Human Resources, Education, or related field is required.
- Ability to conduct legal research and writing; or previous experience conducting investigations and responding to EEOC claims, and responding to complaints
- Strong counseling, and negotiation skills and experience
- Proven quality communication (oral and written) required; strong report writing experience
- Previous experience in an educational setting required
- Professional ethics; ability to maintain confidentiality and work within a team environment
- Computer competency, and experience with Microsoft Office required, including a working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Experience with Google desirable
- Resourcefulness, discretion, and attention to detail;
- Strong project management skills desired
- Must be able to sit for an extended period of time, stand, reach above and below, walk without assistance, interact with others, speak clearly and effectively, hear, and lift up to 25 pounds without assistance.
This job description is not all inclusive as it relates to the prescribed functions, duties, skills, knowledge and experience to do the job. Incumbent may be required to attend training, and perform other duties as assigned.
Commensurate with training, experience, and University Compensation Plan
APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant should complete a Tuskegee University employment application, and submit (3) letters of references and a copy of the appropriate transcript for the educational requirements with the submission.
Human Resources Department
Attn: D. Crompton
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address: email@example.com Fax: 334-724-4319
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
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