Job Details

Georgia College & State University
  • Position Number: 5006444
  • Location: Milledgeville, GA
  • Position Type: Multicultural Affairs and Affirmative Action


Title IX Coordinator

Job ID: 266116
Location:
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary:


Title IX Coordinator

Job ID 266116
Location Georgia College & State Univ
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

About Us
Georgia College & State University (GCSU) is the state's designated public liberal arts university, where students learn the essential skills to compete in a fast-paced and technology-driven global society. The university prepares students for successful careers, leadership in communities, problem solving and life-long learning through personalized attention in a residential setting with opportunities for a variety of transformational experiences through its award-winning, high-impact practices. One of only three selective universities within the University System of Georgia and a top 10 ranked public university in the Southeast, GCSU offers undergraduate degrees in more than 40 majors, 34 graduate programs, doctorates in education and nursing, professional certificates and continuing education programs.

As a member of the prestigious Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), GCSU is committed to fostering a liberal arts environment that values academic preeminence, interdisciplinary inquiry and an inclusive learning community. GCSU enjoys a strong reputation for academic excellence and nationally ranked programs according to US News & World Report, The Princeton Review and Colleges of Distinction - among other ranking sources.

Georgia College & State University takes great pride in combining the educational experience of a private liberal arts college with the affordability of a public university. Faculty and staff are dedicated to student engagement and experiential learning through high-impact practices such as internships, service- and community-based learning, diversity, study abroad opportunities, mentored undergraduate research and a capstone project that fosters intellectual curiosity, reasoned inquiry and critical thinking.

The university's beautiful and historic campus is located downtown in Milledgeville, Georgia, a charming, diverse college town of approximately 19,000 residents in Central Georgia, and only 90 miles southeast of Atlanta. Milledgeville is also the home of noted American author and alumna, Flannery O'Connor, '45, and the college community enjoys many exciting literary arts programs at O'Connor's former home, Andalusia, now owned by the university. Milledgeville is located on the banks of beautiful Lake Sinclair and Lake Oconee, allowing faculty, staff and students to take full advantage of the environmental and recreational benefits of being part of a lake community. For cultural, educational and leisure opportunities beyond Milledgeville - Macon and Atlanta are located within easy driving distances.

Georgia College & State University is committed to protecting academic freedom in addition to supporting the freedom of expression as outlined in the University System of Georgia's Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom policy and its Ethics Code of Conduct. For more information, visit us online at gcsu.edu.

Job Summary
The coordinator provides leadership, coordination, and oversight of university Title IX efforts across the Georgia College & State University campus. The coordinator serves as the lead complaint resolution officer for discrimination, harassment, and retaliation complaints, and also provides educational programming to the campus on Title IX compliance matters. The position requires the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion in all situations and circumstances. This is a 12-month, professional position reports to the GCSU Chief Diversity Officer and the USG Investigator and Trainer, Student Conduct, Title IX, and Non-Discrimination position. This position has a dotted line of reporting to the President of the University, and the Employee Relations Specialist- Title IX Investigator/Deputy Title IX coordinator has a dotted line of reporting to this position.

Responsibilities
Coordinating/Managing - 50
- Develops, implements, coordinates, and conducts educational programs and initiatives designed to educate and support faculty, staff, and students regarding their rights and, where applicable, obligations under Title IX, including reporting options/responsibilities, support services, University policy and applicable disciplinary code, grievance procedures, confidential resources, etc.
- Oversees and manages the investigation of complaints and reports according to established procedures; ensures investigations of reports and complaints of sexual misconduct are adequate, reliable, timely, confidential, and impartial; develops and implements investigation/case management plan for complaints/reports; reviews proposed sanctions for sexual misconduct before they are imposed to ensure that they are reasonably calculated to stop the sexual misconduct and prevent its recurrence.
- Directs and monitors compliance with record keeping requirements, including an up-to-date roster of charges, stage in investigation, and documentation related to complaints and issues, supervising the maintenance of the electronic and paper filing systems, including archiving and disposing of files when appropriate.
- Selects, trains, and oversees designated Deputy Title IX Coordinators across critical areas of the institution; ensures investigators, adjudicators and those involved with processing Title IX complaints are adequately trained in compliance with Title IX guidance.
- Identifies and addresses any systemic problems relating to complaints and works with other departments to ensure Title IX policies are communicated to all constituencies.
- Develops and maintains communication strategies (web, print, social media, etc.) to raise awareness of available resources and to enhance the University's policies, practices, and programs for Title IX compliance.
- Implements and/or coordinates Campus Climate surveys, seeking Title IX related grant funding when appropriate, and meeting the University's training and education obligations under Title IX, VAWA, and other federal and/or state civil rights laws, and University policies.

Collaboration - 30
- Collaborating with Academic Deans, the Vice President for Student Life, Registrar, Office of the Dean of Students, Housing and Residence Life, Office of General Counsel, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Women's Center & LGBTQ+ Programs, Public Safety, Milledgeville Police Department, Bright House Sexual Assault Center, Human Resources, USG system office, etc. to manage interim and ongoing safety accommodations, training and education, and the provision of resources and referrals.
- Interprets and applies Title IX laws and regulations to assure campus compliance and remains knowledgeable of current state and federal laws, regulations, and best practices and trends in the field of education related to harassment and other discriminatory practices that violate Title IX.
- Referring resources to faculty, staff, and students who could benefit from supplementary support during investigations.
- Serves as the liaison to state and federal government compliance or investigations officers.

Reporting - 15
- Ensures ongoing compliance with Title IX by collecting and analyzing data, writing comprehensive reports, maintaining records of investigations, and makes recommendations for action to appropriate decision makers.
- Conducts analysis of and recommends solutions to specific individual problems or cases.
- Analyzes underlying forces and practices that cause problems and recommends corrective measures to eliminate the root cause.
- Secures relevant documentation and ensures confidentiality; maintains the grievance process disposition reports and other records regarding Title IX cases, including the reports of the number, nature, and disposition of complaints.
- Prepares annual statistical reports on number, nature, and disposition of complaints, identifying patterns and making recommendations.
- Prepares reports on Title IX compliance efforts and complaint activity and makes recommendations for action to appropriate decision makers.

Other - 5
Assists the Chief Diversity Officer with departmental communications and compliance reporting.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
A Bachelor's degree is required.

Other Required Qualifications
Experience investigating or prosecuting allegations of sexual misconduct and/or domestic violence is preferred, as is experience in working with victims of sexual misconduct, domestic violence, stalking, and/or other types of trauma.

Familiarity with Title VII, Title IX, VAWA, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, and related federal and state laws, policies, and regulations is required.

Experience in presenting educational and training programs is required.

Required Experience
At least three (3) years of related experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Educational Qualifications
A J.D. degree or master's degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, or a related field (e.g., counseling, criminology, psychology, social work, sociology, cultural or women's studies) is strongly preferred.

Preferred Experience
Experience investigating or prosecuting allegations of sexual misconduct and/or domestic violence is preferred, as is experience in working with victims of sexual misconduct, domestic violence, stalking, and/or other types of trauma.

Required Documents to Attach
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

ABILITIES
- Demonstrated ability to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds, including victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, or other types of trauma is required.
- Demonstrated ability to oversee and manage caseload in a manner that ensures the prompt, effective, and equitable conclusion of such matters is required.
- Ability to operate calmly and effectively under stressful conditions.
- Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports.
- Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information.
- Ability to develop and implement new strategies and procedures.

KNOWLEDGE
- Knowledge of Maxient or similar student conduct case management systems.
- Knowledge of federal, state, and institutional regulations, policies and practices specific to the applicable compliance specialty.
- Knowledge of current and emerging legislation, issues, and trends as appropriate to the position.

SKILLS
- Strong organizational, interpersonal, writing, and speaking skills, and the ability to communicate effectively within a university environment as required.
- Conflict resolution and/or mediation skills.
- Advanced strategic, analytical, evaluative, and objective critical thinking skills and the ability to effectively summarize and present information.
- Skills in database management, records maintenance, word processing and data entry.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia College & State University (GCSU) is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by GCSU.

Georgia College & State University is a national award-winning institution in areas of student success and achievement. It strives to achieve excellence in the composition of its community, educational programs, university policies, research and scholarship, campus life, employment practices, extracurricular activities, and community outreach. It is a priority of the university to be a welcoming and inclusive environment so that its campus culture will enhance the ability of its community members to succeed in their endeavors, to be respected as individuals, and to feel a sense of belonging. Please visit Equal Employment Opportunity for more information.

Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position requires security clearance.

Background Check
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Education Verification


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