Company: Colorado State University
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: February 20, 2021
Please see Special Instructions for more details. Interested
applicants must submit a cover letter which addresses how
professional experiences align with identified required and
preferred qualifications of the position, a current resume and the
names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three (3)
professional references. References will not be contacted without
prior notification of candidates. If you have any questions, please
contact Kathy Greiner, email@example.com. Working Title
Position Location Fort Collins, CO Research Professional Position
No Posting Number 202001023AP Position Type Admin Professional/
Research Professional Classification Title Number of Vacancies 1
Work Hours/Week 40 Proposed Annual Salary Range $120,000 -
$150,000; salary is commensurate with experience and
qualifications. Employee Benefits Desired Start Date Position End
Date (if temporary) To ensure full consideration, applications must
be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 01/17/2021 Description of Work Unit
The Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity is committed to
Colorado State University's values and Principles of Community by
promoting the health and safety of the University community and
fostering the health, well-being, and successful experience of
community members. Our purpose is to support university community
members during the conduct of complaint investigations and conduct
impartial, objective, and equitable investigations of complaints of
sexual assault, sexual misconduct, and interpersonal violence. The
Office is also responsible for training university community
members on Title IX and responsible employee reporting obligations,
how to prevent, identify, and report sexual harassment, sexual
misconduct, gender discrimination, and gender-based violence. The
office also connects those affected by sexual harassment, sexual
misconduct, gender discrimination, and gender-based violence with
university and community resources and support. Position Summary
The Title IX Coordinator/Director is responsible for providing
leadership and compliance with all requirements under: Title IX of
the Educational Amendments Act of 1972; applicable provisions of
the Violence Against Women Act ( VAWA ); Clery Act; and any local,
state, or federal laws and regulations related to discrimination
based on sex or gender. The Title IX Coordinator/Director oversees
all reports, responses, and resolutions to complaints of sexual
misconduct and interpersonal violence. The Title IX
Coordinator/Director manages university Title IX compliance
strategies and programs, which includes developing and maintaining
a robust, viable, and sustainable model that serves the University
community and reinforces the University's commitment to fostering a
safe, healthy, and equitable environment. The Title IX
Coordinator/Director is responsible for oversight of education and
training programs facilitated by the Office of Title IX Programs
and Gender Equity on rights and responsibilities under Title IX,
VAWA , and the Clery Act. This includes: oversight of the
development, implementation, and review of active efforts to
educate the university community; assistance with the development,
review and implementation of University policies, procedures and
practices to ensure compliance with Title IX; and collaborating
with University partners and administrators, including Vice
Presidents, Deans, and Department Heads, to coordinate education
and compliance efforts within respective units. The Title IX
Coordinator/Director is responsible for providing leadership for
the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity office and staff,
including budget, allocation of resources, talent development, and
oversight of daily operations. Additionally, the Title IX
Coordinator is responsible for providing leadership and guidance to
all Deputy Title IX Coordinators. The Title IX Coordinator/Director
must have demonstrated working knowledge of current federal, state,
and local laws and regulations, as well as best practices and
trends in the field of Title IX, VAWA , the Clery Act, and FERPA .
The Title IX Coordinator/Director must understand and commit to
contemporary diversity, equity and inclusion concepts and
competencies, and have experience in advancing these efforts. The
Title IX Coordinator/Director must have experience in the creation
and delivery of educational programming, strategic planning, budget
development and staff supervision. In addition, the Title IX
Coordinator/Director must demonstrate a highly collaborative style;
have an interest in promoting a culture of openness and
transparency; and demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a
team environment. Required Job Qualifications - Master's degree in
Education, Public Policy, Public Administration, or related
- 5 years of professional experience responding to issues of sexual
misconduct or gender-based discrimination, coordinating
institutional regulatory compliance, managing investigations of
sexual misconduct or gender-based discrimination.
- 5 years of experience working in a higher education environment
or a large complex organization.
- Demonstrated knowledge of and professional experience related to
Title IX, VAWA , Clery Act, and FERPA .
- Demonstrated ability to lead efforts to ensure compliance with
applicable laws, policies, and guidelines.
- Demonstrated experience creating and facilitating organizational
training and education programs for a variety of audiences.
- Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills to
work collaboratively with staff, faculty and students in academic
and administrative departments and offices.
- Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to access, equity,
diversity and inclusion principles and their application, including
working with individuals with minoritized identities.
- Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and perform
- Must possess imagination, creativity, and a high level of
- Must possess strong attention to accuracy and detail and strong
problem solving skills. Preferred Job Qualifications - PhD degree
in Education, Public Policy, Public Administration, or related
field or Juris Doctor.
- Demonstrated project management experience.
- Demonstrated experience conducting complex investigations and
writing investigation reports.
- Demonstrated experience working effectively in a collaborative
- Previous experience serving as Title IX Coordinator at an
institution of higher education.
- Certification of required training under the new Title IX
- Demonstrated understanding of gender equity needs/concerns
related to transgender, non-conforming, nonbinary and/or intersex
individuals and communities. Diversity Statement Personal and
professional commitment to diversity and inclusion as demonstrated
by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to
the profession and/or diversity/inclusion activities. Job Duty
Category Policy Management and Compliance Duty/Responsibility -
Develop, create, implement, and oversee appropriate university
Title IX policies, procedures, and practices to ensure equitable
access to programs.
- Work collaboratively with other university departments on the
development and review of related university policies and
procedures. Conduct regular policy audits and reviews.
- Regularly meet with Deputy Title IX Coordinators to remain
informed and coordinate efforts.
- Regularly meet with the Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Athletics
to ensure compliance with all Title IX requirement for
- Develop annual reports and analysis of allegations, reports
received, and complaint investigations. Organize and maintain
records regarding Title IX allegations, reports received, and
complaint investigations. Produce appropriate reports and present
outcomes to senior leadership.
- Coordinate regulatory and other legal responses with appropriate
- Remain current on national trends and best practices regarding
Title IX, VAWA , and Clery Act. Maintain knowledge through active
professional development. Percentage Of Time 30 Job Duty Category
Coordination of Title IX Reports and Complaints Duty/Responsibility
- Work with the Division of Student Affairs, Student Resolution
Center, Office of Equal Opportunity, and Athletics to coordinate
and manage reports of sexual misconduct, interpersonal violence, or
- Provide consultative guidance to all university offices on their
obligations and responsibilities under Title IX and other related
federal and state laws.
- Oversee all complaints of sexual misconduct and interpersonal
violence, coordinate responses, and monitor compliance with
- Collaborate with university and departmental administration,
including Vice Presidents, Vice Provosts, Deans, and Department
Heads/Chairs, to coordinate education and compliance within
- Effectively communicate with key stakeholders and law enforcement
entities to ensure the needs of the university community are
- Objectively and effectively oversee and coordinate investigations
of allegations of sexual misconduct, interpersonal violence, and
gender-based discrimination, ensuring investigations are timely,
impartial, equitable, and thorough.
- Provide information to the university community about reporting
options, processes, rights, and resources available to those
involved in the Title IX investigation process.
- Maintain and oversee case management systems. Track cases, data,
and trends to identify and address patterns and systemic concerns.
Collaborate with university partners, as appropriate, on the
implementation of initiatives to address identified patters and
concerns. Percentage Of Time 30 Job Duty Category Training and
Education Duty/Responsibility - Ensure the appropriate delivery of
training and education intended to raise awareness of University
policies and processes around sexual misconduct/interpersonal
violence. Collaborate with the Assistant Director to coordinate all
training and awareness programs for faculty, staff, and students.
This includes working with departments across the University,
including units in Student Affairs, Athletics, and the Office of
- Lead training for those involved in the investigatory process in
accordance with Title IX and federal laws.
- Evaluate the content included in and coordinate the
administration of required online sexual assault prevention
training for all new students.
- Oversee the development and delivery of training for all student
athletes and Athletic Department staff in accordance with NCAA
compliance requirement for Title IX.
- Oversee the development of educational and marketing/awareness
materials, including brochures, posters, social media, and
- Regularly review and audit educational materials and training
programs to ensure information is current with federal and state
laws, as well as university policy and procedures.
- Coordinate the oversight, professional development, guidance and
support of Title IX Investigators and Technicians.
- Coordinate professional development for university stakeholders
working directly with the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender
Equity. Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duty Category Management and
Leadership Duty/Responsibility - Provide leadership for the Office
of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity office and staff, including
budget management, allocation of resources, talent development, and
oversight of daily operations.
- Engage in continuous office process improvement reviews and
- Serve as a liaison and strategic partner with university
administrators to promote gender-based equity and inclusion.
- Engage strategic planning to achieve goals.
- Develop, supervise, lead, and manage team of staff.
- Other duties as assigned. Percentage Of Time 20 Special
Instructions to Applicants Interested applicants must submit a
cover letter which addresses how professional experiences align
with identified required and preferred qualifications of the
position, a current resume and the names, email addresses and
telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. References
will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. If
you have any questions, please contact Kathy Greiner,
firstname.lastname@example.org. Conditions of Employment
Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
Search Contact EEO Statement Colorado State University is committed
to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and
harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national
origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status,
genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other
manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they
have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the
pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is
an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully
committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all
Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders
regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of
Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services. The Acting
Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal
Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort
Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, email@example.com
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for
Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services
Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836. Colorado
State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living
environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To
support this environment and comply with applicable laws and
regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background
check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not
limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle
history, financial history, and/or education verification.
Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or
contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is
reasonable and prudent to do so. References Requested Minimum
Requested 3 Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated
with an asterisk (*).
- Do you have a Master's degree in Education, Public Policy,
Public Administration, or related field?
- Do you have 5 years of professional experience responding to
issues of sexual misconduct or gender-based discrimination,
coordinating institutional regulatory compliance, managing
investigations of sexual misconduct or gender-based discrimination?
- Do you have 5 years of experience working in a higher education
environment or a large complex organization?
- Can you demonstrate your knowledge of and commitment to access,
equity, diversity and inclusion principles and their application,
including working with individuals with minoritized identities?
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