Director, Gender Equity and Title IX Coordinator

Kent State University   Kent , OH   Full-time     Education
Posted on April 24, 2024
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Director, Gender Equity and Title IX Coordinator

Division of Student Life 
Job Number: 986740
Kent State Campus – Kent, OH

  • Provide university-wide leadership for all university activities and efforts to build a safe and equitable campus community free from harassment and discrimination on the basis of sex;
  • Coordinate the university’s compliance efforts regarding Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Violence Against Women Act amendments to the Clery Act; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (including the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978) and other relevant gender discrimination and harassment laws as applicable to the institution;
  • Serve as Title IX Coordinator, the designated campus official and subject-matter expert responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the University’s compliance obligations in accordance with Title IX, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the Clery Act and all other related federal and state laws and regulations;
  • Develop, implement and monitor the university’s policies regarding sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, gender-based discrimination and retaliation;
  • Supervise a team of investigators, intake and care coordinator and administrative staff in connection with the intake, administration and investigation of sex-based harassment and discrimination complaints ensuring prompt, fair, and impartial resolution;
  • Provide ongoing, engaging and effective training, education, consultation and guidance for faculty, staff and students, outlining their rights and obligations under Title IX and other related topics. 

Reports to the Senior Vice President for Student Life.

Minimum Qualifications: 
Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Personnel, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Business or related field and a minimum of two years of experience in higher education in the area(s) of legal, student conduct, student life, human resources, law enforcement, civil rights regulatory compliance or similar field which has included experience in Title IX compliance, discrimination, and grievance investigation and resolution.

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