St. John Fisher College invites applications for the position of Title IX Coordinator. The Coordinator will provide institution-wide leadership and expertise regarding Title IX, VAWA and 129B compliance. Supporting the College's commitment to providing an environment free from gender-based discrimination, violence and harassment, the Coordinator manages the day-to-day responsibilities associated with compliance efforts including all policies, procedures and prevention. The successful candidate will work closely with student affairs, human resources, academic affairs and athletics to foster a safe and supportive environment. This is a full-time position reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs.
St. John Fisher College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located just outside of Rochester, New York with approximately 2,700 full-time undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate students. The College is a collaborative community dedicated to teaching, learning, and scholarship in a student-centered educational environment. The College engages individuals in lives of intellectual inquiry, professional integrity, and civic responsibility, where diversity and service to others are valued and practiced.
Ensure compliance with the requirements of Title IX, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), NYS article 129-B and other related state and federal discrimination laws and College policy
Develop and oversee college-wide education, training and outreach programing related to gender-based inequity, harassment and violence
Coordinate the College's timely response and investigation of complaints regarding Title IX and related College policies
Maintain comprehensive case management system
Administer and process climate assessment and implement recommended actions
Serve as a dependable campus resource on a broad set of issues including community awareness, bystander intervention and education regarding healthy relationships
Maintain consistent communication, outreach and Memorandums of Understanding with local advocacy and educational constituents
Education / Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required. A master's degree in a relevant discipline or a juris doctorate is preferred. Experience working in higher education for a minimum of 3 years with Title IX compliance is strongly preferred.
Additional qualifications include excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; strong organizational, planning and administrative skills; a history of working with confidential and sensitive information.
Competencies / Skills:
The College seeks a trustworthy and approachable individual who has a strong administrative and student-focused background to serve in this position. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the current and emerging legislative environment related to this area and be a strategic thinker who can develop, implement and coordinate prevention programs and services. They are a collaborative team member who has the ability to build relationships across the institution while maintaining strict confidentiality.
35 hrs/wk for 12 months
It is the policy of St. John Fisher College to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with the applicable federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in each locality in which the College has employees.
The College does not discriminate against applicants or employees in hiring, promotion, termination or the terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military status, veteran status, predisposing genetic, characteristics or genetic information, arrest or conviction record, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 1360
About St. John Fisher College
St. John Fisher College is an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition of American higher education. The College emphasizes liberal learning for students in traditional academic disciplines, as well as for those in more directly career-oriented fields. We are committed to enriching the work, teaching and life experiences for all faculty and staff, in support of the College’s mission. Human Resources is dedicated to providing high quality service with a true sense of personal value for all faculty, staff and their families and consistently meeting or exceeding expectations in all human capital disciplines. Mission: St. John Fisher College is a collaborative community dedicated to teaching, learning, and scholarship in a student-centered educational environment. The College is guided by its liberal arts tradition and its Catholic heritage, as expressed in the motto of its founders, the Basilian Fathers: “teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge.” Fisher engages individuals in lives of intellectual inquiry, professional integrity, and civic responsibility, where diversity and service to others are valued and practiced.