Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences — Title IX Coordinator

The Title IX Coordinator leads the Institution’s efforts to maintain and provide a safe working, learning and living environment for its students, faculty and staff that is free from sex-based discrimination.

Administration and Management

  • Develop and implement strategic plan and goals to advance priorities related to system-wide Title IX program, across all campuses.
  • Oversee the investigation of all sexual misconduct related matters, including conducting investigative interviews and preparing documentation and investigation reports
  • Intake reports from faculty, staff, students, and community members of alleged sexual misconduct and work directly with various campus offices to ensure an appropriate response.
  • Provide Title IX compliance leadership, consultation, and subject matter expertise to the University and its stakeholders.
  • Provide consultation and guidance to the Office of Student Affairs and the Office of Human Resources on sexual misconduct investigations and applicable procedures.
  • Serve as a liaison both internally and externally to develop working relationships with other departments, local law enforcement, legal representatives, and victim advocacy organizations to ensure appropriate policies, procedures, and memoranda of understanding are in effect.
  • Identify, investigate and review any patterns or practices of sex and/or gender-based discrimination in all educational programs and activities to ensure that access to facilities, opportunities and resources is gender-equitable throughout the Institution.
  • Maintain records using behavior intervention software related to sexual misconduct and Clery-reportable incidents.
  • Prepare and oversee an annual budget for expenses associated with Title IX administration and compliance.
  • Assist with compliance work in Office of the Provost as assigned, including assistance with academic integrity reporting as well as animal care compliance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Collaboration and Programming

  • Create and sustain collaborative partnerships about Title IX response, prevention, awareness, and education initiatives with key University stakeholders like the Division of Student Affairs, Human Resources, Public Safety, academic leadership and other identified University stakeholders.
  • Work collaboratively with the Chief Inclusion Officer on trainings related to Title IX and other equity based investigations/trainings.

Policy Development and Review

  • Develop, maintain, implement and communicate the University’s sex/gender discrimination and sexual harassment policies.
  • Ensure dissemination of notices of policies and Title IX Coordinator contact information in compliance with the Title IX, VAWA, Clery and other related federal, state and local laws.
  • Manage and coordinate the efforts of the University’s designated Deputy Title IX Coordinators and work collaboratively with them to promote informed and consistent communication with all campus constituents about related policies and implementation.

Training and Prevention

  • Develop and disseminate educational materials, publications and in-service trainings designed for faculty, staff and student compliance with Title IX, VAWA and Clery.
  • Ensure training for all mandatory reporters, internal Title IX investigators, hearing officers, Student Affairs staff, Human Resources staff; Title IX training for student leaders and student employees; and posting of training materials in compliance with Title IX.
  • Present educational sessions across the University about Title IX prevention and response.
  • Develop and implement educational initiatives and tracking mechanisms for faculty and staff training, including providing training for new employees and ensuring compliance with ongoing training requirements by all mandated employees.
  • Manage University-wide Title IX campus climate survey administration, survey result distribution, and in collaboration with campus partners identify programmatic recommendations based on survey results
  • Prepare and maintain statistical, demographic, and subject matter data related to Title IX complaints and trends to include in internal reports, the annual Clery Reports, and generally for widespread (campus and non‑campus) publication and distribution
  • Conduct climate checks for student groups, affinity programs, academic, and non‑academic departments
  • Contribute to sustaining and enhancing an inclusive working and learning environment.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Required:

  • A master’s degree in higher education administration, social work or related field or a JD.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a higher education Title IX Coordinator role.
  • Prior completion of sexual violence investigation, prevention, and/or response training with a nationally recognized organization.
  • Experience conducting thorough and objective investigations alleging sexual misconduct.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a high volume, deadline-oriented customer-focused environment.
  • Excellent organizational, written and communication skills. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and difficult situations.
  • Experience organizing and maintaining large amounts of data and records
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be creative and proactive and able to immediately respond to incident reports involving sexual misconduct.
  • Keen understanding of issues impacting college students.
  • Experience designing and delivering highly impactful programs and services.
  • Demonstrated record of outstanding leadership, a strategic creative perspective, communication, conflict management, team building and advocacy skills as well as personal and professional ethics.
  • Strong project management skills with the demonstrated ability to coordinate, manage, implement and evaluate multiple projects over varied timelines.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends on-site and/or at home.
  • Strong computer skills including: MS Office (Word and Excel), Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.

MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits that includes a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical and dental insurance, generous time off benefits, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit MCPHS Total Rewards.

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Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae/resume. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to reference checks and a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment.

MCPHS COVID-19 Policy
We care about the health and safety of our students and employees and have implemented a COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy, requiring employees to be fully vaccinated, including boosted. Employees who cannot receive the vaccine because of a medical or sincerely held religious belief may request an exemption.

About Us
At MCPHS, we appreciate the importance of creating an environment in which everyone feels included and valued. Each of our Community members’ unique experiences and perspectives add value to our ability to create and deliver the best education, academic service, and employee experience possible.

We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits that include a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical, vision, and dental insurance, generous time off, retirement and pension plans, and flexible work arrangements to support work/life balance for our employees while supporting the MCPHS’s mission.

MCPHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer that celebrates a diverse community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by law.

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