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Senior Coordinator - Title IX Specialist, 127740

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Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: Pensacola - Main Campus
Categories: Staff, Office of Equity & Diversity

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). E-Verify is required for employment. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law. 

Please review job requirements carefully.  Failure to submit all pieces of the application may result in disqualification. Applications are accepted on the University of West Florida career site: https://careers.uwf.edu. For assistance contact UWF Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or jobs@uwf.edu.

Employment based visa sponsorship will NOT be considered for this position.

Position Number: 127740
Position Title (Classification Title):  Senior Coordinator 127740
Working Title:  Title IX Specialist
Job Summary: The Title IX Specialist will provide administrative, investigative, and programmatic support to Title IX Programs within OEI. The Title IX Specialist may receive, review, and investigate reports and/or complaints of sexual and gender-based harassment, discrimination, other forms of interpersonal violence and retaliation. Will ensure institutional compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of the 1972 Civil Rights Act (“Title IX”), and the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization of 2013 (“VAWA”). The Title IX Specialist will support the coordinated effort to ensure prompt and equitable resolution of complaints; develop and implement proactive programs, training, and initiatives to educate and support UWF Community; develop and maintain Title IX related communications; in consultation with the appropriate offices determine applicable sanctions/disciplinary action. Will also support other programs and services within the Office of Equity and Diversity.
Department Title IX Programs
FLSA: Exempt
Minimum Qualifications: Masters degree in an appropriate area of specialization with one year of relevant experience or a Bachelors degree in an appropriate area of specialization with three years of relevant experience.
Position Qualifications: Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization with one year of relevant experience or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization with three years of relevant experience including understanding of civil rights statutes and due process as part of employment, educational programs, or student conduct resolution.
Preferred Qualifications Master’s degree in a related field of study and two years of experience or a bachelor's degree in a related field of study and four years of related work experience handling complaints and investigations pertaining to sexual misconduct/Title IX, Civil Rights/EEO, general employment or criminal issues; strong skills in area of conflict resolution, problem solving technique, interviewing and investigation; exceptional analytical and critical thinking skills demonstrated by ability to analyze information and facilitate resolution of difficult problems; demonstrated superior ability to write concise, logical and analytical reports to convey complex issues; strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse populations and experience with conducting training; excellent time management and ability to meet deadlines; experience working in or with an educational institution, legal office, government agency, law enforcement or human resources.
Essential Functions / Job Duties:
  • 60% - Investigation and Response: Conduct prompt, thorough, impartial, and equitable response and investigations of reports of Prohibited Conduct, including those involving allegations of sexual and gender-based harassment, sexual assault, intimate partner violence, sexual exploitation, retaliation, and stalking, consistent with applicable laws and University policy and procedures. Responsible for keeping thorough, accurate, comprehensive records related to all assigned case investigations. Responsible for effective collaboration and communication with key stakeholders and partners. Provide resources and support to all parties involved in the grievance process. Assigned cases may be Title IX or EO related. - (Essential)
  • 20% - Case Management and Assessment: Assist TIX Coordinator with updating, managing and maintaining process, procedures, case load and case management including Maxient; Assist with conducting assessments of the effectiveness of University policies and procedures, including the overall efficacy of coordination and overall response by the University to sexual and gender-based harassment and other forms of interpersonal violence. Assist the Title IX Coordinator with the annual review of University policy and procedures related to federal and state civil rights laws, including Title IX, VAWA, and Clery. Assist the Title IX Coordinator with conducting climate assessments through surveys, focus groups, and related efforts to monitor the campus climate and ensure a safe, nondiscriminatory environment under Title IX. Assist with annual reporting and data keeping. - (Essential)
  • 15% - Outreach and Education: Assist the Title IX Coordinator and other University partners with providing comprehensive training and education on Title IX policies and procedures to faculty, staff, and students; assist with development of proactive activities and events to raise awareness of all forms of sex discrimination; Represent the University and the Title IX Office at campus and community meetings, workshops, or similar events or serve as the designee for the Title IX Coordinator, as necessary and appropriate; Provide information and assistance to students, faculty, staff, and visitors regarding Title IX, including being available to meet with interested individuals to answer questions about expectations and responsibilities of parties involved in a Title IX matter, resources and reporting options, and policy and procedural questions. - (Essential)
  • 5% - Marketing and communication; social media; website maintenance; support Equal Opportunity Programs, Sexual and Gender Resource Center, and Diversity Programs where needed; other duties as assigned by supervisor or AVP. - (Essential)
Physical Demands:
  • Physical Requirements: No unusual physical requirement. Requires no heavy lifting and nearly all work is performed in a comfortable indoor facility.
  • Impact of Deadlines: Externally imposed deadlines set and revised beyond one’s control. Interruptions influence priorities. Difficult to anticipate nature or volume of work with certainty beyond a few days.
  • Standing: Daily
  • Walking: Daily
  • Sitting: Daily
  • Reaching with hands and arms: Daily
  • Climbing or balancing: Occasionally
  • Stooping: Occasionally
  • Use of hands to handle objects: Daily
  • Lifting up to 10lbs: Daily
  • Lifting up to 25lbs: Occasionally
  • Lifting over 25lbs: Occasionally
  • Talking as express or exchange of ideas verbally: Daily
  • Hearing as perceive sound by ear: Daily
  • Vision as distinguish colors & depth: Daily
Special Requirements or Considerations of the Job:

This position requires a criminal background screen

Number of Vacancies 1
Work Hours 8-5
FTE 1.0
Salary Range 50,000.00
Pay Basis Annually
Preferred Response Date: 01/10/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://careers.uwf.edu. Applicants are required to attach a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references. *References will be contacted upon submission of this application. An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process. For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email jobs@uwf.edu.

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