Works within the Office of Human Resources and under the supervisor of the Director of Equal Opportunity, Policy Development and Title IX. Coordinates the University's compliance with Title IX and other related discrimination laws, and serves as the University's primary Title IX investigator for cases alleging misconduct, specifically sexual misconduct, gender based discrimination, harassment, intimate partner violence, and stalking for students, faculty, and staff. Develops and implements comprehensive educational programs regarding sexual misconduct, sex based discrimination and sexual harassment prevention, and appropriate intervention and reporting, ensuring faculty, staff, and students understand their rights and, where applicable, responsibilities under the law and university policies; coordinates such trainings with the division of Student Experience. Oversees and coordinates investigations, responses, and resolutions to complaints. Works closely across campus, especially with Student Experience, Academic Affairs, University Police, and Athletics to insure the University is fostering a safe, healthy and supportive environment. Assesses University policies and procedures related to sex or gender-based discrimination to ensure appropriate and timely University actions.
Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline; minimum of three (3) years' experience directly related to the essential duties and functions and responsibilities specified; prior completion of Title IX training by a nationally recognized organization with Title IX expertise; proficiency with Title IX, VAWA, and Clery Act requirements; experience working within an educational institution or environment; demonstrated experience working directly with individuals from diverse backgrounds including differing racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds; experience working with highly sensitive information, conducting confidential investigations, and writing investigative reports; demonstrated experience working with people in high conflict situations (i.e. student conduct, victim assistance, counseling, employee/labor disputes, law enforcement proceedings, or similar). Proficiency in complaint tracking, campus safety, or student conduct software systems such as Pave Systems or Maxient.
Advanced degree (Master's, Ed.D., Ph.D., J.D.) in a related field; primary responsibility for the development and delivery of employee or student trainings; experience working in an higher education setting, especially working with students; experience in campus life or residence life and housing.
Since 1908, Youngstown State University has prepared its graduates to become leaders in the region, the state, and the nation. Located on a beautiful 140-acre campus near downtown Youngstown, Ohio, YSU offers a comprehensive selection of major programs backed by a strong tradition of teaching and scholarship. YSU has a diverse student body of approximately 12,700 students. Multicultural students make up nearly 18 percent of the student body at the University, and over 400 international students hail from fifty-five countries. A student-faculty ratio of 16:1 provide the personal contact associated with a smaller institution, and its connection to the Ohio state system of higher education enables it to draw on the vast resources of that system.
Youngstown State University is a comprehensive urban research university that provides associate, baccalaureate, and graduate instruction and continuing education in one location. The University offers a broad curriculum in the School of Graduate Studies and Research and six colleges: Business Administration; Education; Creative Arts and Communications; Health and Human Services; Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; and Science, Technology, E...ngineering, and Mathematics.
Youngstown State University provides for a broad-based education through a core curriculum of 45 semester hours spread across five areas of concentration and emphasizing the development of writing, speaking, and critical-thinking skills.