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, to include 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 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.
Education and Experience Required:
Master's Degree from an accredited institution required. JD from an accredited law school 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 complain resolution, investigations, and grievances.
Higher education experience preferred.
Employee Status: Full Time
Union Status: Non-Union
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.
Notice of Non-Discrimination Providence College admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, or veteran status, and without regard to genetic information, to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the College. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, or any other applicable legally protected basis, in the administration of its education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other College-administered programs, and employment policies. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities. Nothing in this Notice shall require Providence College to act in a manner contrary to its Dominican mission and the teaching and tenets of the Catholic Church, and the College reserves the right to take actions designed to ensure and promote its Catholic and Dominican mission. The College’...s Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Officer, and ADA/Section 504 Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Resources (Kathy Alvino, Harkins 302, 401.865.2430, email@example.com). The Title IX Coordinator is the Assistant Vice President for Student Development and Compliance (Dr. James Campbell, Slavin 203, 401.865.2676, firstname.lastname@example.org). The Title IX Coordinator is assisted by deputy coordinators, including members of the faculty and the administration (http://www.providence.edu/sexualharassment). Inquiries regarding ADA/Section 504 issues for students may be directed to the Office of Academic Services (Jonathan Gomes, Library 229, 401.865.2470, email@example.com) and the Office of the Assistant Vice President for Student Development and Compliance (Dr. James F. Campbell, Slavin 203, 401.865.2676, firstname.lastname@example.org.