Title IX Coordinator
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Responsible for the institution's compliance with Title IX of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Ensures faculty, staff, and students understand their rights and, where applicable, responsibilities under the law. Collaborate with campus entities and College leadership to identify and address systemic problems.
- Oversee and coordinate investigations, responses, and resolutions to complaints, including supervision of investigators. Provide training to all decision-makers involved in the College's response and reporting processes. Review, revise, and administer the College's Sexual Misconduct Policy. Oversee Deputy Coordinators including selection and training. Consult frequently with other departments and divisions involved in the process. Assure that all investigations are conducted in a fair, timely, impartial, respectful, and thorough manner. Report non-compliance to the Associate Dean of Students and make recommendations to the Associate Dean as appropriate. Ensure ongoing compliance with Title IX by collecting and analyzing data, writing comprehensive reports, and maintaining records of the investigation.
- Provide education and training for incoming students as part of the summer and fall orientation program. Develop and implement a scaffolded curriculum for all students over four years. Support and/or sponsor awareness programming throughout the year, ex. sexual assault awareness month. Maintain a visible presence on campus, including outreach via residence halls, clubs, organizations, athletics, and academic programs. Participate in new faculty orientation.
- Conduct outreach to students and student organizations to provide education and raise awareness regarding available resources. Provide training, share information, and maintain regular communication with resources and support services; including counseling, health center, academic services, chaplains, and academic advising. Manage MOU's with Day One, Providence Police, and local hospitals. Build and maintain relationships with Title IX colleagues across other RI colleges and universities. Work with Human Resources to ensure appropriate resources are also available for employees.
- Conduct regular assessments of prevention, education, awareness, response efforts, programs, and services. Communicate information appropriately with the campus community.
- Perform all other duties as may be required.
- Master's Degree from an accredited institution required. JD from an accredited law school is preferred.
- Minimum of three years experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
- Strong organizational, planning, analytical, and problem resolution abilities
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Ability to understand the needs of the College and work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community partners
- Demonstrated knowledge of, and ability to interpret federal and state equal opportunity and non-discrimination laws and regulations, including Title IX, sexual harassment, and other applicable laws and regulations
- Experience in complaint resolution, investigations, and grievances.
- Higher education experience preferred
Providence College does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, gender, except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or genetic information. The College will develop, and from time to time update, an affirmative action program and will insist on a good-faith effort on the part of its employees to comply with the program. The College will request and expect its agents and those with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment of this important program.
Requisition Number: AS519P
Providence College, a primarily undergraduate, liberal arts, Catholic institution of higher education conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars, seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. The College is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment that supports all of its students, faculty, and staff. All members of the community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning experience valuing differences and practicing inclusion. We invite applications from qualified individuals who possess the experience, knowledge, and commitment to work within a diverse learning environment. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Providence College is an equal opportunity employer.