Harvard University Title IX Administrator in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Auto req ID 42354BR
Business Title Title IX Administrator
School/Unit University Administration
Sub-Unit Office of the President and Provost
Location USA - MA - Cambridge
Job Function General Administration
Time Status Full-time
Schedule Mon. - Fri. 35hrs./week
Department Title IX
Salary Grade 057
Union 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Duties & Responsibilities Under supervision of the Associate Title IX Officer, the Title IX Administrator contributes to overall University initiatives in the area of Title IX, fosters greater coordination and collaboration with various stakeholders across the University, and assists in the data gathering and reporting on the various Title IX efforts. The Title IX Administrator must be a self-starter, who is extremely organized and efficient, with the ability to communicate effectively, and a willingness and flexibility to help meet the goals of the Title IX Office.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Works closely with the Title IX Officer and the Associate Title IX Officer charged with oversight of University-wide Title IX/VAWA compliant response and prevention initiatives on the development and implementation of training for faculty, staff, and administrators.
Coordinates all administrative aspects regarding the development and implementation of new and creative approaches to sharing information/resources using a variety of forms of media that meet the interests of students, faculty, and staff.
Serves as project lead for university-wide online training initiatives, including but not limited to: overseeing implementation of initiatives, enhancing/modifying content, troubleshooting concerns raised by users, and developing solutions for online challenges.
Identifies opportunities for greater coordination and collaboration with University partners such as OSAPR, AODS, and HUPD regarding enhancement of current programs and creation/development of new cutting edge programs addressing prevention, education and outreach; and coordinates with oversight committees with related missions.
Manages and facilitates all aspects of the Officer for Dispute Resolution (ODR) appeals process, including acting as staff person to the appellate panel requiring in-depth understanding of University Policy and Procedures as well final reports and exhibits; complex scheduling, planning, and coordination for the independent faculty and staff appellate panelists; assembling all relevant case materials; and managing and tracking the appellate panelist pool size and training schedules.
Serves as primary point of contact to 50+ Title IX Coordinators to troubleshoot existing problems, improve support, and increase user satisfaction regarding software systems for incident related data management. Collaborates with the Title IX Officer and Associate Title IX Officer to address non-system related needs of our Title IX Coordinators, researches and develops training content, presents at monthly Title IX Coordinator meetings, and develops and implements evaluative survey instruments.
Responsible for overall training preparations, including complex scheduling, assembly of materials, invitations, attendance tracking, and analysis of evaluative materials. This will include the training for the Appellate Panelists and Title IX Coordinators as well as Administrative Boards, Designees, and other ongoing training sessions and meetings.
Shares in the Title IX Office’s responsibilities regarding ongoing assessment and benchmarking of the Title IX programmatic initiatives including data collection, trend analysis, and community outreach.
Other programmatic and administrative support tasks as assigned.
Basic Qualifications Candidates MUST meet the following basic qualifications in order to be considered for this role:
Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years of progressive professional experience required.
Experience working in higher education, public health, public policy, or in a related field preferred.
Advanced degree highly preferred.
Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to complete projects in a timely manner while keeping supervisor updated throughout.
Excellent judgment and the ability to work independently.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and strengthen relationships with a broad range of key stakeholders across the University.
Experience working in a professional environment handling sensitive information requiring high standards for preserving confidentiality.
Experience working with diverse groups required.
Highly proficient in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel and the capacity to quickly become proficient in case processing software and other software and technology used by the office.
Knowledge of Title IX and VAWA as well as understanding of current policy and guidance in these areas strongly preferred.
Fluency in languages in addition to English is a plus.
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EEO Statement We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.