Director of Equity, Compliance, and Title IX Coordinator
Location: Meadville, Pennsylvania
Higher Education Institution
Allegheny College, a selective national liberal arts college, invites applications for the position of Director of Equity, Compliance, and Title IX Coordinator. The position is a full-time exempt position reporting to the Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) provides extensive support for historically underrepresented students, faculty and staff at the College. This position requires a commitment to integrity, confidentiality, and thorough understanding of federal/state policies and procedures. Additionally, an ability to work outside normal business hours as needed is required.
Under the supervision of the Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the Director of Equity and Compliance and Title IX Coordinator is directly responsible for coordinating compliance with federal and state discrimination, harassment, and retaliation laws and related College policies, including those related to sexual (including sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking) and gender-based misconduct and identity based harassment and discrimination. This position will collaborate closely with Human Resources, the Office of the Provost, Campus Security, Student Affairs, and others across campus to develop policies and reporting protocols, conduct initial assessment, document complaint resolutions, and report findings to appropriate areas for further action when necessary.
Master’s degree or Juris Doctor in relevant discipline from an accredited institution. Relevant experience will be accepted in lieu of an advanced degree.
Experience in employee relations, conduct or compliance administration, investigative work, complaint resolution or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the role.
Working knowledge of Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization of 2012 (VAWA), Campus SaVE Act and related laws.
Previous experience as a Title IX Coordinator and/or Title IX certification. Training in trauma-informed, mediation, conflict resolution, or restorative justice practices. Knowledge of database management systems such as Maxient or other appropriate software.
Allegheny College, founded in 1815, is one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges where multidisciplinary learning breaks the conventional mold. It is one of the few colleges in the United States with a unique requirement to choose both a major and minor for graduation, to provide students with a cross-disciplinary path in the sciences and humanities for educational depth and intellectual growth. Located in Meadville, Pennsylvania, Allegheny College is one of 44 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” In its 2022 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny College as one of the country’s top 100 national liberal arts colleges — and one of the top 25 best for undergraduate teaching.
Allegheny’s undergraduate residential education prepares students for successful, meaningful lives by promoting students’ intellectual, moral, and social development and encouraging personal and civic responsibility. Allegheny’s faculty and staff combine high academic standards and a commitment to the exchange of knowledge with a supportive approach to learning. Graduates are equipped to think critically and creatively, write clearly, speak persuasively, and meet challenges in a diverse, interconnected world. Allegheny College is deeply committed to creating an inclusive community that actively challenges racism, sexism, heterosexism, religious bigotry, and other forms of bias (see Allegheny College Statement of Community).
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and provide contact information for three references to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.
Allegheny’s undergraduate residential education prepares young adults for successful, meaningful lives by promoting students’ intellectual, moral, and social development and encouraging personal and civic responsibility. Allegheny’s faculty and staff combine high academic standards and a commitment to the exchange of knowledge with a supportive approach to learning. Graduates are equipped to think critically and creatively, write clearly, speak persuasively, and meet challenges in a diverse, interconnected world.