Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7122678
Posted: February 2, 2023
Application Deadline: February 21, 2023

Job Description

Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator

Salary: $110,000.00 - $136,326.00 Annually

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Number: 2015-1603817

Location: CA 94556, CA

Department: Provost

2/19/2023 11:59 PM Pacific


Background: Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College. As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.


The Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator will report to the Executive Vice President and Provost of the College, and lead the Institution's efforts to maintain and provide a safe working, learning and living environment for its students, faculty and staff that is free from sexual misconduct, gender-based discrimination, harassment, and intimate partner violence.

Corey Cook, PhD, Executive Vice President and Provost

Previously serving as the Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Planning, and more recently as the Interim Provost, Corey Cook has helped lead the college's efforts to navigate successfully through the pandemic while continuing to make progress on key initiatives around strategic planning, institutional effectiveness, sustainability, and academic alignment, including collaboration with the faculty and academic leaders on the Omnibus Task Force and its goals around transitioning credit hours, workload policies, core curriculum revision, and prioritization and innovation for academic programs.

Cook comes to Saint Mary's from Boise State University, where he was the founding dean of the School of Public Service and a professor of Political Science. Founded in 2015—when Cook joined the institution—the school's mission is to educate students to become effective and principled public service leaders, promote meaningful community engagement and civil discourse, and serve as an objective and unbiased resource for citizens and decision makers.

Cook served at the University of San Francisco for nine years and led USF's community engagement efforts as the director of the Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good. There, he developed and administered two graduate programs, a master's of public affairs and master's of arts in urban affairs; administered rewarding experiential programs in government service, including a summer internship program in Sacramento and semester-long internship in Washington, D.C.; and expanded service learning.

Cook earned both his doctorate and master's of arts degree in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

RESPONSIBILITIES:Coordinates and facilitates the institution's compliance to Title IX of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Develops and implements educational programs regarding discrimination and sexual harassment prevention, ensuring faculty, staff and students understand their rights and, where applicable, responsibilities under the law. Oversees and coordinates investigations, responses and resolutions to complaints, to include supervision of investigators and selection and training of Deputy Title IX Coordinators. Collaborates with campus entities and University leadership to identify opportunities to advance justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Administration and Management

• Develop and implement a strategic plan and goals to advance priorities related to campus--wide Title IX programs.

• Oversee the investigation process of all sexual misconduct related matters, including assigning investigative resources and overseeing board hearing processes.

• Review intake reports from faculty, staff, students, and community members of alleged sexual misconduct and work directly with various campus offices to ensure an appropriate response.

• Provide Title IX compliance leadership, consultation, and subject matter expertise to the College and its stakeholders.

• Provide consultation and guidance to the Office of Student Life and the Office of Human Resources on sexual misconduct investigations and applicable procedures.

• Serve as a liaison both internally and externally to develop working relationships with other departments, local law enforcement, legal representatives, and victim advocacy organizations to ensure appropriate policies, procedures, and memoranda of understanding are in effect.

• Identify, investigate and review any patterns or practices of sex and/or gender-based discrimination in all educational programs and activities to ensure that access to programs, facilities, opportunities and resources is gender-equitable throughout the Institution.

• Maintain records in Symplicity l Advocate software related to sexual misconduct and Clery-reportable incidents.

• Prepare and oversee an annual budget for expenses associated with Title IX administration and compliance.

• Assist with compliance work in the Office of the Provost as assigned, including assistance with academic integrity reporting.

• Other duties as assigned.

Collaboration and Programming

• Create and sustain collaborative partnerships about Title IX response, prevention, awareness, and education initiatives with key College stakeholders like the Division of Student Life, Human Resources, Public Safety, academic leadership and other identified College stakeholders.

• Work collaboratively with the Chief Diversity Officer on training related to Title IX and other equity based investigations/training.

Policy Development and Review

• Develop, maintain, implement and communicate the College's sex/gender discrimination and sexual harassment policies.

• Ensure dissemination of notices of policies and Title IX Coordinator contact information in compliance with the Title IX, VAWA, Clery and other related federal, state and local laws.

• Manage and coordinate the efforts of the College's designated Deputy Title IX Coordinators and work collaboratively with them to promote informed and consistent communication with all campus constituents about related policies and implementation.

Training and Prevention

• Develop and disseminate educational materials, publications and in-service trainings designed for faculty, staff and student compliance for Sexual Harassment including Title IX and VAWA

• Ensure training for all mandatory reporters, internal Title IX investigators, hearing officers, Student Affairs staff, Human Resources staff; Title IX training for student leaders and student employees; and posting of training materials in compliance with Title IX.

• Present educational sessions across the College about Title IX prevention and response.

• Manage College-wide Title IX campus climate survey administration, survey result distribution, and in collaboration with campus partners identify programmatic recommendations based on survey results

• Prepare and maintain statistical, demographic, and subject matter data related to Title IX complaints and trends to include in internal reports, the annual Clery Reports, and generally for widespread (campus and non-campus) publication and distribution.

• Conduct climate checks for student groups, affinity programs, academic, and non-academic departments

• Contribute to sustaining and enhancing an inclusive working and learning environment.

• Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Experience and Qualifications

Required Education and Experience

• A master's degree in higher education administration, social work or related field or a JD.

• A minimum of 5 years' experience in a higher education environment.

• A minimum of 3 years' experience working in a higher education Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Coordinator role.

• Demonstrated knowledge of Title IX, CA SB 493, FEHA, VAWA and their intersecting relationships.

• Prior completion of sexual violence investigation, prevention, and/or response training with a nationally recognized organization.

• Experience conducting thorough and objective investigations alleging sexual misconduct.

• Demonstrated experience working in a high volume, deadline-oriented customer-focused environment.

• Excellent organizational, written and communication skills. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and difficult situations.

• Experience organizing and maintaining large amounts of data and records

• Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team.

• Must be creative and proactive and able to immediately respond to incident reports involving sexual misconduct.

• Keen understanding of issues impacting college students.

• Experience designing and delivering highly impactful programs and services.

• Demonstrated record of outstanding leadership, a strategic creative perspective, communication, conflict management, team building and advocacy skills as well as personal and professional ethics.

• Strong project management skills with the demonstrated ability to coordinate, manage, implement and evaluate multiple projects over varied timelines.

• Ability to work evenings and weekends on-site and/or at home.

• Strong computer skills including: MS Office (Word and Excel), Outlook, PowerPoint.

• Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.

Supplemental Information

Supplemental InformationApplication Instructions: Please apply online at

Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of the College

• A resume
• The name and contact information for three (3) professional references.
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Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.

College policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, gender stereotyping, and gender identity, taking a protected leave (e.g. family medical or pregnancy leave), or on any other basis protected by applicable laws.

Saint Mary's College annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Saint Mary's College Report, please go to the Public Safety website at To request a paper copy please call Public Safety at (925) 631-4284. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.

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