Guide efforts to conceptualize, define, assess, nurture, and cultivate UC's objective in achieving an open, diverse, equitable and inclusive learning, living and working environment by ensuring compliance with Title IX, Title VII and other Equal Opportunity laws at both the state and federal levels. Will serve as the university’s Title IX Coordinator.
Responsible for day-to-day application and review of university policies and practices as it relates to Title IX, Title VII and other Equal Opportunity laws at both the state and federal levels.
Administer and oversee Title IX case management plan for reported incidents to ensure timely, impartial and thorough investigations of complaints in collaboration and consultation with internal partners and others to ensure accurate and consistent application of university policies and practices.
Document facts, analyze findings, summarize investigations and make recommendations that ensure the safety of the impacted reporting party and the community.
Coordinate response, prevention, and education initiatives pursuant to Title IX and related statutes and regulations and disseminate information of implementation requirements.
Oversee institution-wide compliance programs and activities related to Title IX including developing and monitoring Title IX educational programming.
Develop, implement and oversee a communications plan regarding gender equity and inclusion matters for the division.
Provide consultation and campus-wide strategy to senior management at the university on all Title IX related matters.
Collaborate with university divisions to develop and facilitate safety and advocacy programs that provide guidance and support to students, faculty and staff as well as university colleges and units, and serve as a liaison officer to state and federal government compliance or investigation officers.
Advise and collaborate with colleagues and others as appropriate, on the status of initiatives, case management trends, challenges and resource needs.
May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Ten (10) years of progressive investigative experience.
Experience may be in College Student Personnel, Student Affairs, Higher Education Administration, Legal Services, Counseling, Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Social Work or a related field.
A minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience.
Experience and/or training in responding to complaints of gender-based harassment and gender-based violence as well as complaint investigation, resolution and grievances. Experience collaborating with departments to develop campus/company-wide strategies for the implementation of prevention programs.
Strong organization, planning, analytical and problem resolution abilities; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to understand the needs of the campus and work to collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, administrators and community partners.
Demonstrated leadership advancing diversity, equity and inclusion within an organization, team, and/or campus environment.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Graduate Degree (Master’s, JD, PhD, or other terminal degree) in a relevant field.
Seven (7) plus years of progressive experience leading gender equity and inclusion efforts, including investigation and investigation management, across a complex organization.
Prior experience drafting policy, developing a communications plan to promote it, and designing a training module on it.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.