Website Fordham University

Title IX Coordinator

Office of Student Affairs

Rose Hill, Lincoln Center, Westchester, Calder Center, Fordham London

Fordham University

 

Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution located in New York City.  Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its 9 Colleges and Schools. 

 

Fordham University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to its employees, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.
We offer tuition remission for employees and their dependents 
A generous employer match towards a 403(b) retirement plan.
As a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), Fordham is considered a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, a federal program designed to forgive student loan debt for employees of certain public and certain nonprofit employers.
As part of its work-life balance program, the University provides generous PTO including 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, 2 personal days, 6 summer Fridays, and holidays that include paid time off between Christmas and New year.  
University employees have access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). EAP provides no-cost, professional, and confidential services, to help employees and family members address a variety of personal, family, life, and work-related issues.
 

Hybrid Policy:       

Please review the Hybrid Policy here.

https://www.fordham.edu/human-resources/policies-guides-and-agreements/hybridremote-work-policy-for-administrators/

 

Position Summary

Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Title IX Coordinator works closely and collaboratively with student affairs, public safety, human resources, academic affairs, athletics and legal counsel to oversee Fordham University’s compliance efforts with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and New York Education Law Article 129B, as well as other laws and rules relating to sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, gender and interpersonal violence, sexual assault, and related policy issues (collectively referred to below as “gender harassment”) on all Fordham campuses.

 

This position requires occasional travel and often requires evening and weekend work.

 

Essential Functions        

Ensures Fordham University’s compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Violence Against Women Act of 2012 (VAWA), the Clery Act, the Campus SAVE Act, and New York Education Law Article 129B related to gender harassment.
Develops high quality prevention training and programming designed to prevent gender harassment and ensure University community members know how and where to report gender harassment, and maintains contact with student and employee groups involved in education on related topics.
Prepares, implements, and coordinates collaborative University-wide strategic efforts to prevent gender harassment and all forms of gender discrimination, including monitoring, revising, and updating all relevant policies and procedures for the University.
Receives and reviews initial reports and regular updates on all investigations and conduct/discipline processes related to gender harassment.
Receives inquiries from students and employees regarding rights and responsibilities concerning harassing behavior or other discriminatory behavior in violation of Title IX and oversees timely processing of reports.
Coordinates and/or conducts training for Fordham University’s investigators, resolution officers, hearing officers, deputy Title IX Coordinators, and other staff on roles and responsibilities under Title IX and the Clery Act related to gender harassment.
In collaboration with the Deputy Title IX Coordinators, oversees the university’s efforts related to interim safety accommodations and supportive measures in gender harassment matters.
Ensures investigation and conduct proceedings related to gender harassment comply with Fordham University’s policies as well as state and federal law and that all parties are treated equitably.
Maintains comprehensive and organized files including a case management system that allows for identification of patterns or trends and the submission of legally required reports.
Coordinates the University’s compliance efforts for all required government reports, audits and information requests.
Ensures compliance and propriety in all corrective measures to stop, remediate, and prevent gender harassment and assures consistency of gender harassment policies across Fordham University.
Monitors compliance with Fordham University’s athletic-related Title IX compliance obligations and oversees any necessary remedial measures.
Leads the University’s Title IX/Sexual Misconduct Education and Prevention Committee, Title IX/Sexual Misconduct Case Management Committee, and Gender Equity Athletics Committee.
Coordinates the development, administration, and processing of Fordham University’s climate assessment, publication of results, and implementation of recommended actions.
Oversees the University’s web content related to Title IX, sexual misconduct and gender harassment.
Notifies and advises the Vice President for Student Affairs and other senior administrators on risks related to Title IX, including issues of non-compliance, and assists with policy research and institution-wide recommendations related to gender harassment.
 

Essential Functions Note

This list is not intended to be an exhaustive list.

The University may assign additional related duties as necessary.

 

Management Responsibilities  

Supervises the work of other Fordham employees who are individual contributors. Responsible for hiring, training and developing, managing performance and administering corrective action. Has significant input in compensation decisions.

 

Required Qualifications: Education and Experience        

A terminal degree is required, or in lieu of the degree, a master’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
Minimum of 5 years experience investigating and resolving Title IX and gender harassment complaints and conducting training on Title IX and gender harassment issues.
 

Required Qualifications: Knowledge and Skills     

Demonstrated knowledge of current state and federal laws and regulations related to Title IX, Campus SAVE Act, Clery Act, and VAWA.
Demonstrated understanding of current state and federal laws and regulations coupled with an authentic commitment to trauma-informed practices and compliance with governmental directives.
Knowledge of best practices associated with, and substantial experience with, investigations of alleged discrimination, harassment, or sexual misconduct.
Commitment to serving a diverse student and employee population with cultural competence and sensitivity, and a thorough understanding and commitment to the mission of Fordham as the Jesuit University of New York.
Demonstrated ability in developing and conducting high quality prevention training and programming designed to prevent gender harassment.
A skilled and highly adept communicator who can present complex issues to internal and external audiences and strategically identify options, risks, and benefits.
Strong interpersonal skills including ability to interact and work with a wide variety of University stakeholders.
Ability to build relationships and establish collaborative partnerships across the institution and peer institutions.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and fairness, as well as the ability to partner with staff, students, faculty, parents, alumni, and administrators with diplomacy and tact.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
Excellent judgment, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail and familiarity with information technology.
Ability to manage multiple, ongoing, and complex caseloads.
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.
 

Preferred Qualifications 

Experience working with undergraduate, graduate, and professional students is strongly preferred.
Experience in higher education or a similar nonprofit organization.
 

Minimum Starting Salary: $120,000

 

Maximum Starting Salary: $143,000

 

Note: Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and skills.

 

START DATE: ASAP

 

APPLY HERE: https://careers.fordham.edu/postings/7213

 

ABOUT FORDHAM

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools.  It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom. 

 

Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.

 

Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

To apply for this job please visit careers.fordham.edu.