Assistant Dean & Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Job no: 501414
Department: Assoc VP & Dean of Students
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Administration, Student Services, Advising, Counseling, Other
Status: Full Time
The Assistant Dean of Students and Deputy Title IX Coordinator is a critical role within the Office of the Dean of Students (ODOS). This role is an opportunity to care, support, and advocate for students involved in Title IX (TIX) related incidents. In addition to Title IX student response, the Assistant Dean is responsible for training, education, partnership development, and leading departmental assessment efforts. This dynamic position offers flexibility, meaningful work, and a competitive salary in a student-centered and supportive team environment.
- Serve as the primary responder for student reports of sexual misconduct (including sexual harassment), domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in the Miami University community, and maintain appropriate related records through the Maxient platform.
- Serve as the point of contact for students in regard to information related to Miami’s sexual misconduct policies and procedures.
- Provide students with a supportive and caring approach to case management by regularly meeting with students, offering guidance for reporting options, and coordinating supportive measures.
- Serve as a liaison to the university’s Title IX Coordinator.
- In collaboration with Student Wellness, provide leadership for and assist in ongoing strategic planning and the associated creation and dissemination (at times through on-site training) of Title IX education, prevention, and response efforts for Miami faculty, staff, and students.
- Develop and implement Title IX presentations and training sessions across campus.
- Remain current on compliance requirements and best practices related to Title IX, Clery, Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (Campus SaVE) Act, VAWA, and other statewide and national laws/initiatives related to all areas of responsibilities.
- Maintain external continuing education as required by Title IX compliance and best practices in the Title IX landscape.
- Oversee assessment efforts for the Office of the Dean of Students by serving on the Student Life Assessment Committee, coordinating the development of the ODOS annual report, and (in partnership with the Dean of Students) developing and tracking departmental strategic goals.
- Assist with the university’s crisis and emergency response efforts as a representative of the ODOS.
- Other assigned duties include (and are not limited to) responding to emails, phone calls, and other unexpected and unassigned internal and external requests for information, explanations, etc.
- A Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education, counseling, social work, or another appropriate field of graduate study.
- Minimum of 3-5 years of full-time professional experience in higher education.
- An understanding of and commitment to diversity as well as the ability to work with diverse individuals and groups.
- The ability to respond to Title IX issues when they arise, including outside of regular business hours.
- Prior experience working in Title IX compliance or programs is highly desired.
- Strong assessment skills; and the ability to analyze, summarize, and effectively present data/results.
- Exceptional interpersonal, presentation, verbal, and written communication skills.
- Eagerness to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide range of stakeholders (including students, faculty, staff, community/government agencies, etc.).
- Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion, superior judgment, and neutrality.
- Demonstrated knowledge of relevant laws such as Title IX, Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (Campus SaVE) Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and Clery Act.
- Experience developing and delivering training outreach for various audiences, including students, staff, and faculty.
- Crisis management and emergency response skills and the ability to manage high-pressure situations ethically, effectively, efficiently, and consistently.
- Computer literacy skills along with the ability to maintain accurate files.
- Proficiency or fluency in a language other than English.
Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.
For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.
EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
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Advertised: 14 Feb 2023 Eastern Standard Time