Title IX Coordinator

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S0277
Job Title Title IX Coordinator
Department Office of the President

Position Summary Information

Location St. Louis/Webster Groves, MO
Job Description Summary

Provides leadership in creating an institution-wide culture of leadership and compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and all related laws and guidance such as Office of Civil Rights Dear Colleague Letters, the Department of Justice and others related to gender discrimination, sexual misconduct and sexual violence and to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and other related laws and guidance issued subsequently.

The Title IX Coordinator will identify and provide leadership in implementing remedies to patterns and systemic barriers to having a learning and working environment free from gender discrimination, sexual misconduct and sexual violence. He/she will assure an institutional focus on training, prevention, and accountability. He/she will provide leadership in the prevention, resolution and education of matters relating to sexual offenses. Maintains the highest level of sensitivity and confidentiality in all matters.

The Title IX Coordinator reports to the President and collaborates with the Provost/ COO, the University Secretary, the Chief Human Resources Officer, and Deputies in Academic Affairs and Student Affairs in Title IX activities, policies and oversight for Title IX programs and activities.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors’ degree (any area) and advanced degree in Human Resources, Student Affairs/Student Personnel Administration, Higher Education, Law, Psychology or closely related field required.

Demonstrated knowledge of Title IX requirements and its interrelationship with the Clery Act, the Campus SaVE Act, the Violence Against Women Act and Title VII and related guidance and regulations.

Highly developed written and verbal communication skills. Ability to make effective presentations. Strong interpersonal and listening skills.

Ability to maintain the utmost sensitivity and confidentiality in all matters.

Demonstrated effectiveness is high level analytical skills, problem solving and decision making with the ability to prioritize and work independently under deadlines.

Strong collaboration skills are required to work with colleagues in other departments and members of the leadership team locally as well as throughout the extended US and international campus network.

Must be sensitive to feelings and trauma of individuals who have experienced sexual assault and/or harassment.

Strong PC skills using Microsoft Office suite and other software.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in higher education setting addressing Title IX matters preferred.

Physical Demands
Essential Duties

Stays abreast of Title IX and all related laws, regulations, guidance and legislative initiatives, and provides advice and guidance to Webster University leadership regarding same.

Participates in the development and updating of institution-wide policies and processes to ensure full compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 throughout all Webster University learning locations worldwide.

Oversees investigations of Title IX complaints involving students and conducts and/or oversees investigations in response to complaints of Title IX violations involving employees, giving regard to requests for confidentiality relative to compliance obligations of the University. Recommends decisions and potential sanctions for employees to appropriate leadership. Communicates final decisions to employees to the complainant, respondent or both.

Coordinates training and prevention approaches as well as investigation and compliance requirements with knowledge and sensitivity to variations in statutes and regulations across the United States and in international locations of Webster campuses as well as online environments.

Coordinates and executes the University’s prompt, effective and equitable response to complaints of sexual misconduct, including implementation of formal and informal resolution procedures in accordance with regulatory requirements and University policy.

Ensures interim measures are implemented where appropriate when reports of violations are received.

Identifies and implements training, prevention, and communication programs in support of the requirements of Title IX as it relates to students and employees of the University.

Provides training for the Title IX team at least once annually; ensures on-going training of hearing board members. May provide training and engage assistance of others.

Receives highly confidential and sensitive reports with respect to potential violations by students and/or employees of Title IX and related University policy.

Protects evidence as may be required by authorities of involved jurisdiction(s).

Ensures investigations and reports are handled promptly, properly, with fairness and equity, and in accordance with established laws, regulations and policies and that appropriate senior leadership is advised of all Title IX complaints.

Maintains secure and current logs and files related to all complaints, investigations, reports, appeals, outcomes and communication documents related to reports of Title IX violations.

Collaborates with the University’s Director of Public Safety and Clery Act Compliance Officer with respect to overlapping obligations related to sexual misconduct incidents, simultaneous investigations, reporting, prevention and training.

Approves employee and student training program content; consolidates and reports on training completion data.

Serves on the President’s Task Force on Prevention, Education, Awareness and Programs for Sexual Assault and Other Sexual Offenses.

Develops and oversees systems and processes for monitoring mandatory and voluntary tracking of Title IX related training and program participation.

Identifies, with the assistance of other University constituencies, contact for local law enforcement authorities in all University locales and of local resources for sexual assault.

May interact with University legal counsel and/or external agencies with regard to Title IX matters.

Ensures University’s Title IX website is current.

Prepares a year-end Title IX report (excluding all names) including recommendations for actions for the upcoming academic year.

Full Time (>30 hrs/wk) or Part Time (<30 hrs/wk) Full Time
Special Instructions to Applicants

If you are unable to submit your documents online, send them to:

Title IX Coordinator
Webster University Human Resources
470 E. Lockwood Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63119

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 10/19/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • Doctoral Degree
    • Requisite degree earned by position start date
  2. * How many years of experience do you have?
    • 0 to 1 year
    • 2 to 4 years
    • 5 to 7 years
    • 8 to 9 years
    • 10+ years

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter-Letter of Interest
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Curriculum Vitae