Administrative position reporting directly to the Director of the Office for Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Support/Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students.
As part of the Office of the Provostâ™s Campus Partner Task Force, helps lead the Office of the Provostâ™s Sexual Misconduct Student Advisory Board.
Assists with the day-to-day functions associated with the University's response to sexual misconduct, including Title IX and VAWA compliance obligations, student support services, and training/education initiatives.
Assists with the intake of student reports of sexual assault, sexual abuse, sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking.
Supports students in obtaining interim measures and/or accommodations when needed, including providing all parties with information regarding the University's confidential resources and support services in the community.
Supplies students with information regarding the University's investigation and disciplinary process.
Provides students with information regarding the pursuit of criminal remedies.
Helps track incidents in the case management database.
Assists in preparing annual reports regarding sexual assault, sexual abuse, sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking statistics, including for the Annual Safety and Security Report, Illinois Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act Annual Report, and Campus and Student Life Annual Report.
Reviews data for analysis and trends.
Leads effort to develop and assess awareness and educational materials on services available to support students who have experienced sexual assault, sexual abuse, sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking.
Trains students, faculty, and staff on relevant University policies regarding sexual misconduct; including reporting responsibilities, support services available, and the formal reporting process.
Leads implementation and tracking of the annual online sexual misconduct training.
Coordinates the review and updating of training initiatives in order to comply with both federal and state regulations.
Reviews and delivers training and supplemental educational sessions, which will include trauma-informed response training for those involved with receiving student complaints as well as new and innovative programing around prevention modeling and campus discourse on these topics.
Attends regularly scheduled meetings with the Associate Dean of Students in the University for Disciplinary Affairs, the Office of Legal Counsel, and Equal Opportunity Program offices.
Solicits applications and training for individuals involved in the University Support Person Initiative.
Participates in the Chicagoland Title IX Consortium.
Guides the implementation of compliance activities designated by the University's strategic plans. Monitors University compliance with regulations and laws.
Has a deep understanding to develop and administer policies related to affirmative action, non-discriminatory practices for persons with disabilities, and unlawful harassment or sexual misconduct.
Plans and executes internal and external audits and activities to support regulatory agency inspections.
Prepares, completes and submits all compliance documentation on a routine basis. Coordinates compliance committee meetings.
Performs other related work as needed.â‹
Masterâ™s degree in a related field.
Training in Title IX certification programs.
Two years experience providing services to students experiencing Title IX-related concerns.
Developing and/or delivering training programs.
Work on multiple projects and cases simultaneously in an intense and fast-paced environment, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
Knowledge of relevant laws in a higher education setting (e.g., Title IX, VAWA/Campus SaVE, FERPA, Clery).
Effectively communicate and work in consultation with campus partners.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Accomplished organizational skills.
Handle sensitive and confidential situations and information with absolute discretion.
Resolve complex problems.
Leadership, program management, and conflict resolution skills.
Judgment and maturity in dealing effectively with student emergencies.
Listen carefully to all sides of a situation.
Consider all points of view with reason, common sense, and empathy and work toward outcomes that resolve the situation and may set precedent for the future.
Strong verbal and written communication skills to demonstrate understanding in groups of people and one-on-one.
Handle a workload that is not necessarily predictable and may come with peaks and valleys.
Respond to phone calls about student emergencies, which may come at unexpected off-campus hours and require immediate attentiveness to the situation.
Demonstrated teamwork skills to lead and collaborate with a wide range of constituents.
Some evening/weekend work.
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