ABOUT COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS:
Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation’s leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 2,800 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members—students, faculty and staff. The College’s commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.
This position will support the College’s efforts in providing a safe, open, inclusive and harassment-free learning and working environment for its students, faculty, and employees. The Title IX Coordinator and Clery Act Compliance Officer will serve as the primary authority for monitoring and coordinating the College’s compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, and other state and federal laws and regulations as assigned. This position reports directly to the Vice President for Administration and Finance. Responsible for leading the Title IX team that is charged with coordinating the review, investigation, and resolution of reports of sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, sexual violence, stalking and relationship violence, as well as other misconduct defined by the College’s applicable policies. Responsible for coordinating the College’s education and training programs, preparing and disseminating the College’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, and compiling and submitting other reports to external reporting bodies. The position will work with and communicate with the College community as part of the College’s compliance with Title IX and the Clery Act, as well as other applicable policies and laws. In addition, the position will, provide training on additional matters such as federal compliance, civil rights and other student and employee issues. The Title IX Coordinator and Clery Act Compliance Officer is expected to understand our heritage of education in the Jesuit and Catholic tradition, embrace our community culture of freedom, mutual respect and civility, and will contribute their expertise and experience to College’s initiatives to promote diversity and inclusiveness.
- Serve as the lead member of the College’s Title IX Team that is charged with coordinating and overseeing the College’s review, investigation, and resolution of all reports of sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, sexual violence, stalking and relationship violence, as well as other misconduct defined by the College’s applicable policies.
- Identify any patterns or practices of sex discrimination that are relevant to individual allegations of sexual misconduct and/or the safety of the broader campus community.
- Develop, coordinate, and conduct education and training programs for students, faculty, and employees related to Title IX, the Clery Act, and other relevant laws and regulations.
- Conduct periodic assessments, and suggest improvements as necessary, of the College’s compliance with Title IX and the Clery Act, as well as other applicable policies and laws.
- Prepare and disseminate the College’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report, as well as other mandatory reports to external reporting bodies, and ensure that the College maintains processes and systems to provide accurate and comprehensive data to outside regulators.
- Serve as an administrative staff member of the Division of Administration and Finance, attending administrative and departmental meetings as necessary/required.
J.D., Master’s, or other advanced degree in a field relevant to Title IX compliance and leadership coupled with 5 – 8 years of related or transferable experience. Working knowledge of student and legal issues facing residential colleges; Familiarity with legal issues and case law related to Title IX, student conduct administration and employment law; Working knowledge of applicable federal law and regulations, including but not limited to Title IX, the Clery Act, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act, and all related policy guidance; Ability to implement and monitor administrative systems to ensure compliance with applicable laws, policies and guidelines. Experience in developing training programs and in delivery of training appropriate for different audiences – students, faculty, staff, administrators, Board members, etc. on Title IX and related subjects. Ability to foster an integrated team approach to community education and grievance resolution; demonstrate capacity to conceptualize, build and continuously improve effective programs, systems and structures. Ability to direct, manage, and perform detailed work with accuracy under time pressure.
This is an Exempt level position.
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).
To review our Employee Benefit Options, please go to: http://offices.holycross.edu/humanresources/benefits
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