Posting Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Drew University is seeking candidates for a Title IX/AA/EEO Officer.  The position serves as Drew University’s Title IX/AA/EEO Officer and is responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluting the University’s Human Rights Policy and Sexual Harassment Policy, and an Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Affirmative Action Program in order to support an inclusive environment for students, faculty and staff.  The position also assists in ensuring compliance with Federal and State regulations, including but not limited to Title IX, the Clery Act, The Violence Against Women Act of 2013 (VAWA) and its implementing regulations and guidance,  including Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discriminiation in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), as well as other state and federal civil rights regulations and guidelines.  Also responsible for compliance training.

A detailed knowledge of the requirements of Title IX, VAWA, Title VI, Title VII, the Law against Discrimination, and FERPA is required.  A record of success in addressing sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, and discrimination issues, including implementation of programs designed to enhance diversity and inclusion and improve student and workplace climate and culture.  Investigative training and experience.  Ability to independently and efficiently manage an active caseload in conjunction with other elements of the University.  Must be able to forge constructive relationships, build consensus and function collaboratively with diverse internal and external stakeholders at all levels and functions; Must be self-directed, results oriented, and have the ability to use sound judgment in decision making;  Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills.  Must be able to deliver strong presentations, facilitate group discussions and mediation.  Strong organizational skills and be able to effectively manage change in a dynamic and demanding customer-focused environment.  Must have proficient skills in Microsoft Office and GMAIL applications.

Experience in higher education including Title IX and student life matters, as well as successfully interacting with students and parent.  Must be able to work with internal university employees and departments as well as external organizations.

Candidate should have at least two years (3 – 5 years preferred) of recent, substantive work conducting civil rights and sexual harassment and sexual misconduct complaint investigations in a higher education institution.  This position is subject to a background check.

Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s Degree preferred.

Please submit your cover letter, including salary expectations, CV/Resume and at least three references to HR0814-4@drew.edu.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an AA/EOE.  In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, successful applicant must be authorized to work in the United States.