Assistant Director, Title IX

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
EVP Provost Academic Affairs
Title IX Office
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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JOB DESCRIPTION: The Assistant Director, Department of Title IX (DTIX) works with leadership in support of the mission and goals of the Department of Title IX. Primary function is to support the Director and University Title IX Coordinator with oversight, implementation, and management of the University¿s policies, procedures, response, investigation, and compliance efforts related to sexual misconduct. Assists the Director and University Title IX Coordinator with complaint intake and processing, implementation of supportive measures, informal resolution of complaints, hearing preparation, management of hearings, and drafting of documents related to the previously described complaint processes. Serves as the first line of review for reports of investigation from investigators prior to review by the Director. Keeps abreast of current state and federal laws and trends regarding Title IX, VAWA, Title VII, and other related legal requirements. Trains community members on matters relevant to DTIX complaints, including on federal law and Emory's Sex and Gender-Based Harassment and Discrimination Policy, mandatory reporting, and Emory's complaint processes. Trains internal DTIX staff and external support community (advisors, hearing officers, appeals officers) on DTIX policy, changes to federal law, etc. Creates and distributes educational materials that inform members of the University (students, faculty, and staff) of Title IX rights, responsibilities, and resources both within and external to school/campus. Collaborates with DTIX staff and other on-campus units, including Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), Office of General Counsel, Faculty Staff Assistance Program (FSAP), Office of Respect, Student Case Management and Intervention Services (SCMIS), Human Resources, Emory Police Department, Threat Assessment Team, etc. Updates the website. Ensures accurate and timely record keeping and familiarity with case management systems. Reviews and compiles data/records pertaining to training and complaints, investigations, and findings. Provides timely status reports to the Director and collaborates with the Director to develop and deliver reports to university partners. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree and three years of related program experience, including work in Title IX case management, investigations, case resolution, mediation, and developing and/or implementing training programs, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. JD and certification from recognized Title IX professional organization preferred. Experience in a university setting is preferred. Experience in conflict mediation is preferred. Preferred knowledge of nondiscrimination laws and compliance regulations, including, but not limited to: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) amendments to the Clery Act, FERPA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (as amended) and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Experience in Title IX case management or as a Title IX investigator Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively convey complex information to a wide array of audiences. Demonstrated ability to be neutral and maintain professionalism when addressing complex and sensitive matters. Excellent judgment with the ability to manage sensitive, confidential data and information. Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community partners.

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