The Title IX Coordinator coordinates the College’s efforts to comply with Title IX, New York State Education Law Article 129B (Enough is Enough), and all other federal, state, and local legal and regulatory requirements applicable to the college/university setting as related to sex discrimination and sexual misconduct, including overseeing the implementation of the College’s Title IX Policy and the Sexual Misconduct Policy and the publication and dissemination of information required by Title IX and Enough is Enough.
The Coordinator is charged with coordinating efforts to inform members of the Nazareth community about our shared responsibility to prevent and address sex discrimination and sexual misconduct. The Coordinator works collaboratively with campus stakeholders to develop and implement ongoing educational outreach programming for students, faculty, and staff to engender a safe, responsive, lawful, and respectful campus environment.
Develop and coordinate the implementation of policies and procedures to comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Violence Against Women Act, the Clery Act, New York State Education Law Articles 129-A (in part) and 129-B, and any related legislation, regulations or guidance as may be amended or adopted from time to time.
Work collaboratively with appropriate colleagues to develop and implement ongoing educational outreach programming for students, faculty, and staff to foster a campus free from all forms of sex discrimination and sexual misconduct. Inform these individuals of their rights and responsibilities to engender a safe, responsive, lawful, and respectful campus environment.
Assess compliance with and effectiveness of policies and procedures to address sex discrimination and sexual misconduct by ensuring that reports, investigations, and resolutions of sexual misconduct are addressed in accordance with applicable law, College policies, and available best practices. The Coordinator receives and responds to reports of conduct that may constitute a violation of the Title IX and Sexual Misconduct policies; coordinates the effective implementation of supportive measures; designates investigators, facilitators, and decision-makers to act pursuant to the processes set forth in the Title IX and Sexual Misconduct policies; implements remedies or discipline imposed by a decision-maker upon a finding of a violation of the Title IX or Sexual Misconduct policy; ensures compliance with the record-keeping requirements of applicable law and policy; identifies and addresses patterns of misconduct; and assesses campus climate.
Conduct and coordinate regular training of College personnel responsible for implementation of the College’s Title IX and Sexual Misconduct policies (e.g., required reporters, investigators, advisors, and decision-makers).
Lead the College’s Title IX core team and extended team to ensure effective coordination and communication. Coordinate and supervise the work of the Deputy Title IX Coordinators.
Participate regularly in professional development activities to remain current with developments in the field, best practices, emerging trends, and changes in the law.
Elevate understanding of the College’s commitment to creating and sustaining a safe, responsive, lawful, and respectful campus environment. Work with all Nazareth stakeholders to promote a greater awareness of the mission of the Title IX Office, serving as a consultant and resource to any Nazareth College community member about the formal and informal courses of action available to prevent and address sex discrimination and sexual misconduct.
Lead the annual review of the Title IX and Sexual Misconduct policies and update as needed.
Act as liaison to the College’s legal counsel on Title IX and sexual misconduct matters, as needed.
Ensure that appropriate mechanisms (such as memoranda of understanding) are in place to enhance relationships with local law enforcement and victim support agencies.
Analyze data and utilize findings from climate surveys and other data collection methods to enhance the effectiveness of College policies.
All other duties as assigned
Required Education, Experience, Technology Applications and Skills
• Master’s degree in higher education administration, counseling, social work or related field • Three to five years of progressive professional experience working in student affairs or other college/university functional area related to student development, student conduct, non-discrimination, and/or legal compliance/risk management • At least one year of directly applicable Title IX experience • Successful record of experience and leadership in working collaboratively with students, administrators, faculty, and staff to create a safe and respectful campus environment • Outstanding interpersonal skills to effectively interact with diverse internal and external communities • Exceptional organizational and project management skills • Ability to successfully collaborate and manage interpersonal working relationships within and across College divisions to positively, productively, and efficiently achieve the goals of the College • Strong written and oral communication skills, and attention to detail
Internal Number: 2022
About Nazareth College
Nazareth College’s academic strengths cross an unusually broad spectrum of 60 majors, including education, health and human services, management, the fine arts, music, theatre, math and science, foreign languages, and other liberal arts. The coeducational, religiously independent, classic campus in a charming suburb of Rochester, N.Y. challenges and supports 2,000 undergrads and 800 graduate students. Nazareth is recognized nationally for its Fulbright global student scholars and commitment to civic engagement. Rigorous programs, an uncommon core, experiential learning, career skills, and a global focus prepare graduates for not just one job, but for their life’s work.It is the policy of Nazareth College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, carrier status, genetic predisposition or any other protected status in the admission of students to the College; in any of the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the College; in the administration of its educational policies, admission p...olicies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other programs administered by the College; or in the employment practices of the College.All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, carrier status, genetic predisposition or any other protected status, or any other basis upon which discrimination is prohibited by municipal, state, or federal law. In a continuing effort to enrich our academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the College actively encourages applications from members of all ethnic groups underrepresented in higher education.