The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.
The Title IX/504 Coordinator and Equity Compliance Officer is responsible for ensuring that the university is compliant with all requirements under Title IX of the federal Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other laws prohibiting discrimination or otherwise designed to assure equitable education and work environments. The Title IX Coordinator and Equity Compliance Officer will conduct, oversee and track independent investigations of complaints, design and conduct training, and recommend solutions for issue resolution. This person is also responsible for the annual review and update of all policies and procedures related to Title IX compliance and equity. This position reports to the Vice President for Finance and Administrative Services.
- Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education, public administration, social work, counseling or similar field, or a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited law school
- Three (3) years of professional experience that includes or demonstrates:
- Comprehensive knowledge of and experience with Title IX compliance issues;
- Knowledge of government regulations that pertain to students, faculty and university staff, including Title IX, VAWA, Section 504, the Americans with
- Disabilities Act, and other anti-discrimination laws and regulations;
- Demonstrated effective public speaking, advising, and written communication skills;
- Demonstrated investigation skills;
- Demonstrated conflict resolution skills;
- Experience with computer applications, word processing, and presentation programs;
- Demonstrated success in analyzing, understanding and resolving complex issues objectively and expeditiously;
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusivity, as well as the ability to work with a wide range of constituencies (staff, students, faculty, parents, and administrators) with diplomacy and tact;
- Demonstrated excellent problem-solving skills;
- Demonstrated experience supervising staff;
- Commitment to the spirit of Title IX;
- Past experience handling sensitive information with discretion and respect;
- Demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
- Four (4) or more years of experience in higher education
- Demonstrated experience conducting and tracking harassment and/or discrimination complaint investigations;
- Experience developing protocols and strategies which address Title IX and 504/ADA compliance;
- Demonstrated ability to initiate projects independently;
- Demonstrated sensitivity to the concerns and needs of diverse student/faculty/staff populations;
- Demonstrated experience reviewing and updating policies and procedures related to compliance;
- Commitment to the mission and vision of the University of Dayton and its
- Catholic and Marianist heritage.
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To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.