Division: Enrollment Management and Student Engagement
Evaluation Group: Staff
FLSA Status: Exempt
Starting Salary: $ 69,015.00+
Reports To: Associate Vice President, Student Affairs and Community Equity and Inclusion
Positions Supervised: Equity Officer
The Title IX coordinator is responsible for coordinating the institution’s compliance with federal and state discrimination and sexual harassment laws.
Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators
The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and level of responsibility that will be required of positions given this title. This job description shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
Job Responsibilities and Execution
Provides educational programs regarding discrimination and sexual harassment prevention
Responds to, investigates and seeks resolution to allegations of discrimination and sexual harassment
Recruits, trains and provides leadership, as needed, for staff serving as investigators
Selects and oversees sexual harassment advisors who serve as additional resources on issues of sexual harassment
Trains student peer educators to facilitate student discussions on sexual harassment
Receives and processes inquiries and discrimination complaints from the campus community and third parties in a timely manner, providing a fair and neutral process for all parties
Develops and implements case management plans for each reported Title IX incident
Develops investigation plans for each Title IX complaint
Conducts investigations or trains staff members to conduct investigations
Reviews university policies, procedures, protocols and practices and ensures their compliance with Title IX regulations
Manages the daily responsibilities associated with Lindenwood’s Title IX compliance obligations
Prepares annual statistical reports on the number, nature and disposition of complaints
Identifies investigative patterns and makes recommendations for improvement
Develops a case management database to organize, manage and track Title IX incidents
Continually identifies and integrates Title IX investigation best practices into knowledge base and performance
Stays abreast of current movements in the field of student conduct investigations
Supports the mission of the university and serves as an ambassador of the Q2 culture of service excellence
Models, supports and holds others accountable to the university’s values – integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity and teamwork
Suggests resources for faculty, staff and students who could benefit from supplementary support during investigations
Communication, Teamwork and Collaboration
Ensures students are aware of options and resources with respect to reporting and filing complaints alleging sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct and relationship violence
Collaborates with other campus offices to coordinate and execute, in a timely manner, Lindenwood’s response and investigation of complaints as pursuant to Title IX
Job may require other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications – An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. Additional requirements may be designated by position.
Minimum of five years’ progressive responsibility in a related field
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – May be representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform this job competently.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Highly organized and detail oriented
Strong professional integrity and ability to maintain strict confidentiality
Ability to use good judgment and think critically
Experience with general office software, particularly Microsoft Office Suite
Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of this job’s functions.
General office setting
Physical Abilities – The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job’s essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Ability to work effectively at a computer for up to eight hours daily
Ability to sit for extended periods of time
Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function
Equal Opportunity Employer
Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws and provides equal employment opportunities and access to educational programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all qualified applicants and employees. Lindenwood University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to providing a positive discrimination-free educational work environment.
Lindenwood University, often referred to as Lindenwood or LU, is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university located in St. Charles, Missouri. Founded in 1827 by George Sibley and Mary Easton Sibley, it is the second oldest higher-education institution west of the Mississippi River and since 1990 the fastest growing university in the Midwest. The University offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 16,000 students a year through values-centered programs that lead to development of the whole person. Lindenwood is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.