Vassar CollegeDirector, EOAA and Title IX CoordinatorDepartment: Equal Opportunity / Affirmative ActionOfficeDuration of Position: Full year / Full timeWork Schedule:Employee Type: AdministratorPosting Date: 04/28/2021Union Representation: Not ApplicablePosting Number: AS064PPay Rate:About Vassar CollegeLocated in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highlyselective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassaris deeply committed to fostering a community that reflects thevalues of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environmentof equality, diversity and inclusiveness. Vassar seeks to create apluralistic community for all staff, faculty and students. VassarCollege is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer, andapplications from women, individuals with disabilities and membersof historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.Vassar College is a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus.Position Summary and ResponsibilitiesThe Director, EOAA and Title IX Coordinator serves as a partner tovarious sectors of the campus community with responsibility formonitoring, managing, and supporting policies and initiativesrelated to discrimination and harassment, retaliation, sexual andgender-based harassment and violence, and equal opportunity andaffirmative action (Titles VI, VII, IX and ADA 504/policies), withthe goal of improving the campus climate. Additionally, theDirector provides policy expertise and support in civil rights law,including Affirmative Action and equal opportunity laws, to helpensure compliance with applicable regulations and implementation ofbest practices.The Director aligns and integrates high-quality educationalprogramming and training in all the above areas for various membersof the campus community to ensure community members understandtheir compliance rights and responsibilities and procedures. Thisposition reports to the Vice President for Technology and HumanResources, a Senior Officer of the College.Responsibilities: QualificationsMaster’s degree or equivalent experience or certificationrequired.A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experiencein equal opportunity /affirmative action, employee relations, humanresources, or closely related field.Experience in education.Skills in collaboration, managing change, and buildingconsensus; strong conflict resolution, de-escalation, and mediationskills.Current knowledge of relevant state and federal laws pertainingto education, employment, labor, equal opportunity and affirmativeaction, including Titles VI, VII, IX and ADA.Ability to set strategic direction and design and implementeffective policies and programs.Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally andin writing, with strong attention to detail.Ability to gather, assemble, analyze and evaluate facts,evidence, data, and other information in order to draw reasonableand fair conclusions and make sound decisions andrecommendations.Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.Strong organizational skills, with supervisory experiencepreferred.Knowledge of online training platforms and EOAA software andreporting systems. jeid-aa97e3e89af4f140ab9d5de96f09d6ab Special Instructions to ApplicantsTo complete your on-line application, you will be required toattach your resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3professional references. All attachments must be in PDF format.Review of applications will begin immediately. If you have anyquestions, please contact Human Resources, 845-437-5820.For full consideration applicants should apply by:All applicants must apply online at: https://employment.vassar.edu/postings/1879. Manages the Office of Equal Opportunity & AffirmativeAction (EOAA), supervises the Assistant Director of EOAA and anOffice Specialist, and provides the framework within which thefaculty director of affirmative action responds to complaintsinvolving faculty.Ensures comprehensive educational and training initiatives aredeveloped and delivered and provides technical expertise andguidance in support of the College’s commitment and obligationsunder Title IX, Title VII, Title VI, ADA 504, the Clery Act, andother federal and state laws. Oversees periodic review andimplementation of the College’s Affirmative Actionplans.Oversees investigations of complaints of discrimination orharassment brought by students, employees, and the public.Recruits, trains and manages investigators, adjudicators, advisorsfor all Title IX and EOAA cases.Maintains up-to-date knowledge and understanding of relevantstate and federal laws, regulations, and trends in the field ofhigher education. Serves as a liaison to government officials inareas relevant to the role. Prepares, in collaboration with otherCollege stakeholders, annual statistical reports to state andfederal agencies, President, Board of Trustees, and others in thecampus community on incidences of sexual offense and claims ofdiscrimination or harassment.Leads or serves on committees to provide subject matterexpertise and facilitate necessary changes across the institution,including the College’s Committee on Inclusion & Equity.Co-chairs the College’s Compliance Working Group to provideexpertise in civil rights law.Serves as Title IX Coordinator and Section 504/ADA Coordinator.Serves as Clery Compliance Officer and, as such, prepares theCollege’s Annual Security Report in collaboration with othercollege stakeholders and oversees protocols for issuing timelywarnings.