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Title IX Coordinator

UWM


Location:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53211
Date:
06/09/2017
2017-06-092017-07-09
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
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Job Details

This is a continuous recruitment with an initial review date of July 12, 2017
Applications received after July 11, 2017 may not receive consideration.

The UW-Milwaukee Title IX Coordinator oversees and coordinates UW-Milwaukee’s compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and works closely with the Vice Chancellor for the Division of Finance and Administrative Affairs to ensure compliance with certain aspects of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act, (“VAWA”) of 2013. The regulations implementing Title IX at, 34 C.F.R. Section 106.31(a), provides that no person shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity operated by a recipient of Federal funding. Furthermore, 34 C.F.R. Section 106.8 (a), requires the designation of a Title IX Coordinator. The U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, (OCR) enforces Title IX.
The Campus Title IX Coordinator serves as the point person regarding Title IX compliance for campus administrators, faculty, staff, students, Colleges, Schools, and Divisions; coordinates and provides oversight of UW-Milwaukee’s system for Title IX compliance; provides oversight for UW-Milwaukee’s non-law enforcement response to reports and complaints of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking; works collaboratively with student affairs, human resources, equity/diversity services, and law enforcement professionals in responding to such reports and complaints; identifies and addresses any patterns or systemic problems revealed by such reports and complaints; serves as lead contact person for compliance audits; serves as lead contact person for inquiries and requests for information regarding Title IX; coordinates with central administrative offices, Colleges, Schools, and Divisions; and provides campus-wide advice and consultation regarding compliance, regulations, best practices, and training and professional development.

The Campus Title IX Coordinator reports to the Vice Chancellor for the Division of Finance and Administrative Affairs

 

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants for this position must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree required in Criminal Justice, Law, Law Enforcement, Higher Education Administration, Industrial Relations, Human Resources, Public Administration or related area

AND

Three or more years of professional experience in one of or a combination of the three following areas:

  • Administering and coordinating a comprehensive program addressing Title IX or other higher education-related compliance,
  • Investigating, adjudicating, and/or resolving allegations of sex discrimination and/or employment discrimination, sexual violence, or student misconduct,
  • Designing, facilitating, providing and evaluating age and audience appropriate training on the prevention of sex discrimination, employment discrimination and/or sexual violence.
Preferred Qualifications
  • An advanced degree (e.g. Juris Doctorate)
  • Experience in more than one of the areas listed in the minimum qualifications section
  • Experience in a higher education, judicial, law enforcement, or regulatory compliance setting,
  • Knowledge of sex discrimination grievance procedures in a University setting.

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