|Primary Duties and|
The Director of Title IX Compliance and Prevention Programs primarily
serves as the university’s Title IX Coordinator and is responsible for the
university’s response to allegations of sexual misconduct/discrimination within
its community. Additionally, the
Director is charged with creating exceptionally engaging and educational
programming that is aimed at preventing sexual misconduct through both personal
awareness and bystander intervention.
Responsible for coordinating the institution’s compliance with federal
and state sex discrimination/harassment laws, to include: overseeing
investigation and resolution of complaints alleging sexual misconduct (including
sexual assault) and sex discrimination; training/overseeing participants in the
sexual harassment complaint resolution process, such as hearing officers,
investigators, advisors, and appellate officers; meeting with survivors of
sexual misconduct to offer supportive measures and resolution options;
evaluating evidence and making decisions related to responsibility/sanctions
where consistent with Title IX; ensuring a fair and thorough investigation
process related to sexual misconduct; ensuring legal compliance related to pregnancy/childbirth-related
supportive measures; creating/revising/implementing university policies and
procedures related to sexual misconduct/discrimination; and monitoring/implementing
compliance with Title IX in athletics.
- Identifies and addresses any systemic problems/patterns related to sexual misconduct/discrimination and works with other departments to ensure Title IX policies are communicated to all constituencies. Assists law enforcement personnel in handling reports and complaints of sexual violence and related misconduct.
- Provides prevention education, training, and services to the university community related to prevention of sexual assault, interpersonal violence, and stalking. The programming will focus on comprehensive, socio-culturally relevant, and in-depth sexual violence prevention programming that engages the community in varied teaching methods, multiple strategies, and in-depth approaches that seek to create lasting change for individuals, groups, communities, and society. Engages students in the prevention conversation through creative program participation opportunities, such as through the utilization of peer educators, and social media.
- Serves as a consultant to the Behavioral Intervention Team, and when appropriate, convenes the Title IX Assessment Team to evaluate and determine the university’s response to identified safety concerns involving students. Additionally serves as a consultant to the Threat Assessment Team, which is focused on behavioral intervention measures, both internally and externally, regarding staff, faculty and the campus community as a whole.
Serves the university through participation in institutional decision-making, university-wide committees and teams and attendance at campus functions.
- The above statements
describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties
that may be assigned to job incumbents.
|Required Qualifications:||Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered community of learning and service. |
- Knowledge of FERPA and other federal laws pertaining to Student Life.
- Knowledge of educational regulatory requirements, guidelines, and procedures for the administration of Title IX.
- Ability to determine informational needs, to collect and analyze information, and to devise and develop statistical analyses and reports.
- Skilled in investigation, negotiation, mediation, and complaint resolution of high level/sensitive claims on behalf of the university.
- Ability to supervise staff performing duties associated with investigating and evaluating allegations of discrimination including sexual harassment or assault.
- Ability to present as a subject matter expert during external reviews.
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
- Demonstrated ability to develop, lead and manage a team of professional and administrative staff, including hiring, training, performance management, work allocation and supervision, and prioritization.
- Ability to assist in the creation of and management of departmental budget.
- Demonstrated ability to creatively solve problems.
- Ability to prioritize and manage workflow to meet deadlines.
- Desire to function in an environment that emphasizes innovation, continuous improvement, and teamwork.
- Strong ability to support and grow student leadership.
- Ability to successfully negotiate and resolve conflicts.
- Ability to foster collaboration and initiative among staff.
- Experience working in a fast-paced environment and the ability to respond to high-pressure situations. Ability to thrive in an environment of hard work.
- Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.