Title IX Coordinator
Title IX Coordinator
Recruitment #: S2381
Review Date: Immediate review | Open until filled
Department: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Salary Rate: $73,842 - $80,000
About Western Oregon University:
Western Oregon University is a regional public, mid-sized university – committed to changing lives, strengthening communities and transforming our world. Located in Monmouth, the heart of Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley, WOU is about 20 minutes from Salem, the state’s capital and about 75 minutes from Portland, the state’s cultural hub.
Western is one of Oregon’s oldest public institutions of higher education and was incorporated into the state system as a teacher training institution in 1882. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in arts and sciences, education and professional areas. It’s known for small class sizes, a focus on sustainability and a diverse liberal arts education in a student-centered environment. Western is an emerging Hispanic Serving institution, with 37% of undergraduates being students of color.
The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and managing the day-to-day responsibilities associated with the university’s Title IX program and compliance obligations. This position is also responsible for the coordination and management of the Bias Incident Reporting. The Title IX Coordinator is the neutral first point of contact for members of our university community and will respond to reports regarding Title IX and bias concerns by coordinating an initial outreach to complainants (students, employees, faculty, and third parties) and ensuring they are provided with information about their rights and resources, process information, and implementing supportive measures, while ensuring thorough documentation and record-keeping. The Title IX Coordinator will serve as the primary case manager. The Title IX Coordinator will lead efforts to create and/or revise policies and procedures in accordance with Federal and State regulations. The Title IX Coordinator will develop, facilitate, coordinate and assess training and professional development. Additionally, they will assist the Executive Director of DEI with DEI office administrative and programming responsibilities.
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● Master’s Degree or equivalent in human resources, higher education, student affairs, counseling or related field
● Minimum two years of experience in the area of Title IX, Human Resources, civil rights investigations, interpersonal violence, and/or mediating conflict
● Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations
● Demonstrated working knowledge of Title IX processes and applicable laws, including, but not limited to, Title IX, Title VII, Clery Act, VAWA, FERPA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, etc.
● Formal Title IX Coordinator and/or Investigator Training
● Experience working in Higher Education
Required Application materials: You may submit all materials online at www.wou.edu/prostaffapp
- WOU Employment Application form available here - unclassified/faculty
- Cover Letter that addresses your qualifications for the position.
- Review the Board Statement on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility and respond to the following Diversity questions
Western Oregon University is looking for equity-minded applicants who demonstrate a sensitivity to and appreciation for the complexity of the world. We draw our strength as a community from our variety of backgrounds, abilities, cultural experiences, identities, knowledge domains and means of expression. Women, Black, Indigenous and people of color, veterans, people who identify as LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply for this position. All interested individuals are encouraged to apply even if they do not meet every one of the preferred qualifications as listed.
Western Oregon University only considers visa support for Tenure Track employees placed in specialized positions that are continuing regular university appointments for multiple years.
A criminal background check will be completed as a condition of employment. Education checks are processed for positions requiring a formal degree as a minimum requirement.
Western Oregon University offers an excellent benefits package for eligible employees which includes 95% premium paid healthcare, a generous retirement and vacation package, and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities. http://www.wou.edu/hr/benefits/
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Western Oregon University is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. We celebrate our inclusive work environment and encourage people of all backgrounds and perspectives to apply. We embrace our differences, and know that our diverse team is a strength that drives our success.
Western Oregon University is committed to developing a barrier-free recruitment process and work environment. If you require any accommodations, please email us at employment[at]wou.edu and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.
Veterans PreferenceApplicants are eligible to use Veterans' Preference when applying with Western Oregon University in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will be given only if the applicant meets the minimum criteria of the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application. For information regarding Veterans' Preference qualifications, visit http://www.oregonjobs.org/DAS/STJOBS/vetpoints.shtmlq
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