Title IX Coordinator

University of Rhode Island

Posting Number SF01752

Job Title Title IX Coordinator

Position Number 109669

FTE 1.00

FLSA Exempt

Position Type Professional Staff

Union Non-Union Non-Classified Staff

Pay Grade Level Grade Level: 13

Pay Grade Range Salary Range: $90,000 – $105,000

Status Calendar Year, Full-time, Permanent

Department Enterprise Risk Management


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Contact Email 

Physical Demands 

Campus Location Kingston

Grant Funded No

Extension Contingency Notes 

Job Description Summary 

The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by April 19, 2024. Applications received after April 19, 2024, may be reviewed depending on search progress and needs, but are not guaranteed full consideration.



Serve as the principal institutional official responsible for coordinating, implementing, and overseeing compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA), Campus SaVe Act, and other assigned federal and or state laws/regulations. Perform essential functions personally, through others, or in conjunction with designated personnel or outside vendors/experts.

Develop and implement educational programs regarding discrimination and sexual harassment prevention, ensuring faculty, staff, and students understand their rights and, where applicable, responsibilities under the law. Oversee and coordinate investigations, responses, and resolutions to complaints, to include supervision of investigators and selection and training of Deputy Title IX Coordinators. Collaborate with campus entities and University leadership to identify and address systemic problems. Work to strengthen the culture that supports a safe and respectful learning, working, and living environment on campus.


Develop and implement programs and initiatives designed to educate and support faculty, staff, and students regarding their rights and obligations under Title IX, including reporting options/responsibilities, support services, University policy and applicable grievance procedures, and confidential resources.

Oversee, coordinate, and maintain processes for receiving all Title IX complaints and reports of sexual harassment, sexual violence, and related allegations of misconduct. Keep affected parties apprised of the status of complaints. Ensure investigations of reports and complaints of sexual misconduct are adequate, reliable, timely, confidential, and impartial. Manage cases in compliance with Title IX and Clery requirements. Act as Informal Resolution facilitator when necessary.

Ensure ongoing compliance with Title IX by collecting and analyzing data, writing comprehensive reports, and maintaining records of investigations.

Identify systemic problems relating to complaints and determine whether campus-wide resources should be adopted in response, including review and revision of the University’s sexual misconduct policies, increased monitoring, supervision, or security at locations where sexual misconduct is reported to occur, and increased education and prevention efforts to targeted populations.

Collaborate with leadership and campus constituencies to disseminate information, redesign processes, and support the University’s processes; collaborate and coordinate with compliance partners within the department and across the institution to support the University’s overlapping compliance needs and responsibilities.

Serve as the institutional custodian of record of all Title IX, harassment, discrimination, sexual misconduct (including sexual assault and inappropriate sexual conduct), domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and related retaliation records for internal and external reporting purposes by maintaining documentation and records of complaints, investigations, and reports. Safeguard their confidentiality.

Through the Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Outreach, Education and Training, provide educational programs regarding discrimination and sexual harassment prevention; prepare and disseminate educational material, to include brochures, posters, and web-based materials that inform members of the campus community of Title IX rights and responsibilities; deliver training to college constituents to promote knowledge of institutional policies and pertinent federal and state standards.

Monitor, audit, and oversee compliance with University policies and procedures and federal/state laws and regulations. Federal and state regulatory compliance areas include but are not limited to: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA), Campus SaVe Act, and the Clery Act. Recommend solutions to identified areas of compliance exposure; review solution implementation, if applicable.

Develop and maintain any required campus-wide climate surveys to assess the college community’s overall understanding of sexual and dating violence and gender-based issues and trends. Monitor survey data, identify and addresses any patterns, and assess effects on the campus climate.

Select, train, and oversee designated Deputy Title IX Coordinators across critical areas of the institution; ensure investigators, adjudicators and those involved with processing Title IX complaints are adequately trained in compliance with Title IX guidance.

Communicate with local law enforcement and government agencies to ensure reports are handled appropriately and in a timely manner; coordinate with local victim advocacy organizations and service providers.


Perform other duties as assigned.


Personal computers, printer, word processing, database management and spreadsheet software.

Required QualificationsREQUIRED:

1. Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years of experience in Title IX compliance, OR, Advanced degree (Master’s, JD, etc.) from an accredited institution with experience in Title IX compliance.

2. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills.

3. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

4. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

Preferred QualificationsPREFERRED:

1. JD or Master’s degree from an accredited institution in a related field (e.g., criminal justice, higher education administration).

2. Demonstrated formal Title IX Coordinator training.

3. Demonstrated knowledge of applicable laws including, but not limited to, Title IX, Title VII, Clery Act, VAWA, FERPA, and other relevant federal and state laws and regulations.

4. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience using conflict resolution and/or mediation principles.



Environmental ConditionsThis position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Posting Date 03/22/2024

Closing Date

Special Instructions to ApplicantsPlease attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:

(#1) Cover letter.

(#2) Resume.

(#3) “Other Document-References” – the names and contact information of three professional references. (Note: this document is required even though references may be listed on the application).

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