Serves as the University's Title IX Coordinator. Develops, implements, coordinates, and conducts initiatives and trainings designed to educate and support students, faculty and staff regarding available resources and their rights and responsibilities under Title IX, Civil Rights regulations (including but not limited to Title VII, ADA, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act). Responds to and resolves Title IX complaints filed by or against faculty, staff and students, including the provision of interim measures, and the prompt, thorough, and impartial investigation and resolution of complaints and allegations. Conducts investigations related to other types of discrimination/harassment as assigned by the Director. Responsible for equal employment, affirmative action and associated regulatory compliance matters including ensuring the University's compliance with anti-discrimination and harassment laws and regulations and monitoring employment activities to ensure compliance with applicable University policies, state and federal civil rights laws. Drafts and reviews University policies to ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations and other university policies.
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, Public Administration or other appropriate discipline; minimum of two (2) years of professional experience investigating Title IX and/or discrimination/harassment complaints and developing and presenting Title IX and/or EEO compliance training; demonstrated understanding and sensitivity toward experiences and expressions of trauma caused by sexual violence and harassment/discrimination; demonstrated ability to maintain confidentially and sensitivity to privacy; strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills; and a demonstrated commitment to issues of equality, opportunity and diversity.
Masters or other advanced degree in Human Resources; Juris Doctorate; higher education experience; student conduct experience; experience preparing and assessing institutional affirmative action plans; experience with a shared governance model of decision making; experience writing job postings/advertisements; prior completion of Title IX training by nationally recognized entity focused on Title IX.
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.