The Assistant Director, Title IX is responsible for assisting the Director, Title IX with oversight, implementation, and management of the University's policies, procedures, response, investigation, and compliance efforts related to sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, gender and interpersonal violence, and retaliation. The Assistant Director reports to the Director and works with the investigative team to assure efficient and effective case management.
The Title IX Office cultivates a safer, inclusive learning, living, and working environment through prevention, education, and outreach efforts; provides strong reporting and investigative channels for sexual misconduct; and reviews and evaluates the effectiveness of these efforts.
Duties and Responsibilities
Coordination of investigatory unit.
As delegated by the Director, the Assistant Director coordinates the workflow of the Title IX investigative team, including case management and workflow.
Communication of Title IX work product and case management.
Provides timely status reports to the Director and collaborates with the Director to develop and deliver reports to university partners.
Investigate allegations of sexual misconduct, whether independently or in collaboration with another investigator, including creating an investigation plan, conducting party and witness interviews, gathering and securing relevant documentation, writing and otherwise preparing investigation reports, and communicating with parties and witnesses throughout the investigation.
Provide on-going updates regarding the status of reports, complaints, and investigations to the Title IX Director.
Work closely with other University offices and community resources to determine supportive measures and implement University policies.
Provide training sessions to University students, faculty, and staff regarding prevention of and response to sexual misconduct.
Maintain updated case files in case management system.
Collaborate with the Office of Student Accountability Community Standards & Academic Integrity and Vanderbilt University Public Safety to ensure accurate reporting of annual crime statistics.
Participate in self-directed professional reading, develop professional contacts with colleagues, and attend relevant professional development courses and trainings to build professional expertise.
Contribute to the overall success of the University by performing other duties as assigned by the Title IX Director, which could include but are not limited to: identification of professional development opportunities for team, review of new technologies, and website renewal and maintenance.
This position has limited supervisory responsibility over a team of investigators. The position reports to the Director, Title IX.
Internal Number: 2000958
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