Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: D5017 / Title IX Coordinator
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Exempt
Grade: 15

This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.

The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.

Summary

Coordinates and facilitates the institution's compliance to Title IX of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Develops and implements educational programs regarding discrimination and sexual harassment prevention, ensuring faculty, staff and students understand their rights and, where applicable, responsibilities under the law. Oversees and coordinates investigations, responses and resolutions to complaints, to include supervision of investigators and selection and training of Deputy Title IX Coordinators. Collaborates with campus entities and University leadership to identify and address systemic problems.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. 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.
  2. Oversees, coordinates and ensures investigations of reports and complaints of sexual misconduct are adequate, reliable, timely, confidential and impartial; 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.
  3. Supervises personnel, which includes work allocation, training, promotion and enforcement of internal procedures and controls, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
  4. 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.
  5. Identifies systemic problems relating to complaints and determines whether campus-wide resources should be adopted in response, including review and revision of the University's sexual misconduct policies, increased monitoring, supervision or security at locations where sexual misconduct is reported to occur, and increased education and prevention efforts to targeted populations.
  6. Collaborates with leadership and campus constituencies to disseminate information, redesign processes, and support the University's investigative processes; collaborates and coordinates with compliance partners within the department and across the institution to support the University's overlapping compliance needs and responsibilities.
  7. Communicates with local law enforcement and government agencies to ensure reports are handled appropriately and in a timely manner; coordinates with local victim advocacy organizations and service providers.
  8. Ensures ongoing compliance with Title IX by collecting and analyzing data, writing comprehensive reports and maintaining records of investigations.
  9. Serves on various University planning and policy making committees; recommends and participates in the development of University policies and procedures.
  10. Serves as Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act.
  11. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree; at least 7 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
  • Ability to provide effective and appropriate advice and expertise to all levels within the university community.
  • Ability to provide technical advice and information to faculty and staff in area of expertise.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and institutional policies and practices specific to the applicable compliance specialty.
  • Project planning skills.
  • Ability to investigate and analyze claims information and to draw conclusions.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Ability to supervise and train assigned staff.
  • Ability to operate calmly and effectively under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to maintain emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stresses.
  • Employee development and performance management skills.
  • Experience with crime prevention programs, procedures and practices, as well as safety training administration.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Conflict resolution and/or mediation skills.
  • Advanced analytical, evaluative, and objective critical thinking skills and the ability to effectively summarize and present information.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports.
  • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Knowledge of federal and state public safety reporting requirements and other applicable crime data reporting.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging legislation, issues, and trends as appropriate to the position.
  • Ability to develop and implement new strategies and procedures.

Conditions of Employment

  • Employees who provide services or work in patient care or clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the University's influenza vaccination requirement.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

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