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Manager of Title IX and Office of the Protection of Minors

Company: Columbia University
Location: New York
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $70,000-$77,000

    The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

    Position Summary
    The Title IX Office is responsible for monitoring the university's policies and procedures for resolving sexual and gender-based misconduct, harassment, and other complaints under Title IX. The Title IX Coordinator works to ensure a safe, welcoming, and harassment free-environment for all members - students, faculty and staff - of the Columbia community.
    The Office of the Protection of Minors oversees compliance to the University's commitment to the protection of minors (age 18 and under) who visit the campus and/or participate in various types of university programming or programs hosted by outside vendors. Columbia welcomes minors to our campus every day. They are part of our academic programs and activities, research laboratories, athletic programs, summer camps, the (K-8) School at Columbia University, medical clinics and practices, and affiliated childcare centers.
    Having a dual report line to the Title IX Coordinator and the Executive Director, the Office of the Protection of Minors is the administrative, operational and project lead for both offices. Duties Include managing events and meetings, overseeing the calendar of the Title IX Coordinator and the Executive Director, conducting research and creating briefings and reports for senior University administrators; and managing various ongoing and ad hoc projects and initiatives across the University, and for the Protection of Minors office the manager will oversee all compliance issues involving minors at the University.

    Responsibilities in the Title IX Office:

  • Manages all accommodations for pregnant students under Title IX. Coordinates academic, housing, and other accommodations to ensure that pregnant students across the University receive the full accommodations needed to fully participate in their education.

  • Plans, implements and coordinates in-person training for more than 13,000 students across Columbia's campuses and bi-annual surveys of the student body.

  • Works with the Title IX Coordinator to develop the workshops, track completion, and follow through to ensure compliance of Title IX laws including the New York State's "Enough is Enough" law.

  • Acts as a liaison to a broad range of constituents, including students, faculty, staff, and senior leaders, on behalf of the Title IX Coordinator.

  • Organizes and coordinates the Appellate Panel process in cases involving students several times a year including scheduling hearings, gathering case materials, taking notes, and drafting decisions on behalf of the Appellate Deans.

  • Manages day-to-day operations for Title IX Coordinator using sound judgment in determining priorities and exercising discretion. Provides organizational and logistical support and prepares appropriate meeting materials.

  • Organizes annual "One Love" training, teaching over 500 students facilitated by 25 volunteers about healthy and unhealthy relations, and how to safely intervene when learning about dating and domestic violence in our community.

  • Additional duties as assigned

    Responsibilities in the Office for The Protection of Minors:

    • Compliance. Oversee compliance of training and background checks for all POM programs at the University. Liase with program administrators to follow up on compliance issues and escalate as necessary to the Executive Director.

    • Registration of all POM programs. The Manager will oversee the registration process, assign the training in the University's learning management system as needed, and determine if the program requires background checks.

    • Reporting. Provide regular reporting to POM program leaders. Report on progress of the program to university administration and the Executive Director of POM.

    • Technical Support. Upload and maintain training course content within the University's learning management system. Provide users with technical support as needed.

    • Communications. Manage and maintain the POM program web page. Organize effective mailings and support program promotions. Act as the front-line contact to provide answers to community questions about POM.

    • Project Management. Work as part of a two-person team with the Executive Director in establishing objectives, determining priorities, and problem-solving.

      • Other duties as requested/assigned.

        Minimum Qualifications

        • Bachelor's degree and/or its equivalent required. 3-5 years of administrative and/or programmatic experience required.
        • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
        • Strong computer skills and must have advanced Microsoft Office including proficient knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
        • Confidentiality and discretion.]
        • Ability to work with confidential information in a discreet and professional manner.
        • Must be self-directed with effective interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
        • Must have strong analytical and project management skills.
        • Ability to prioritize and respond to requests in a timely and knowledgeable manner.
        • Requires the flexibility and adaptability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
        • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills are critical.
        • Proven experience in working collaboratively and effectively with varied constituencies across a large organization.
        • Demonstrated skill in tracking and maintaining data and developing reports, including a strong working knowledge of tools for managing and presenting data.
        • Work with a sense of urgency and have a drive for results and strong organizational skills. Ability to retrieve and compile information from multiple sources to complete assignments.
        • Tact and good judgment in confidential situations and proven experience interacting with senior management.

        • Preferred Qualifications

          • Prior experience supporting an executive level office or position in a higher education setting is strongly preferred.

            Other Requirements

            • Cover letter and resume required

              Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
              Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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