Director of Title IX & EEO

  • Stockton University
  • Galloway, NJ, USA
  • Sep 16, 2021
Full time Other

Job Description

Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The University's commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at www.Stockton.edu.

This is an in-person on campus, non-remote position.

As a condition of employment, you are required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. If you are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for medical or religious reasons, or reasons related to a current pregnancy, you may submit a waiver request. If you are approved for an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, you will be required to wear a mask while indoors on campus when you cannot be socially distanced, and you will be required to be tested for COVID-19 by the University on a regular schedule.



The position requires the successful candidate to report to work on-campus, in-person. The university does not reimburse for moving expenses.

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Only electronic documents will be accepted. Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents. All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward. You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF

  1. A letter of interest describing specific skills and experiences
  2. A current resume
  3. A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email Address and Telephone

Please note:

  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources (Main Campus, J-115) at 609-652-4384, Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is available at https://www.stockton.edu/police/crime-statistics.html. The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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Under the general supervision of the Vice President for Personnel, Labor and Government Relations, the Director of Title IX & EEO has the following responsibilities:

Title IX:

  • Serve as the Title IX Coordinator and chair Stockton's Title IX Practitioners Group
  • Receive and oversee Title IX reports and complaints. Identify and address patterns or systemic issues and concerns, if any, during the review of Title IX reports and complaints
  • Investigate complaints of sexual misconduct/discrimination, as well as related VAWA claims/complaints
  • Supervise administrative Title IX investigators in handling complaints of sexual misconduct under University policies and procedures prohibiting sexual misconduct, including complaints of retaliation
  • Oversee other Title IX inquiries as they arise including, but not limited to, coordinating investigations of any resulting complaints filed with external agencies as appropriate
  • Review University Title IX policies and procedures pertaining to sex discrimination and sexual misconduct for consistency and compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Oversee the quality, content, and documentation of campus Title IX education and training, as well as documenting the distribution and delivery of all prevention and awareness campaigns such as literature, brochures, website, etc.
  • Develop, revise, and send Title IX nondiscrimination notices to all students and employees in the fall and spring academic semesters
  • Coordinate the administration of Title IX campus climate surveys
  • Plan, coordinate, and administer all employee and student training required by Title IX with the Office of Human Resources and the Division of Student Affairs

EEO/AAP:

  • In conjunction with the Office of Human Resources, update the University's Workforce Development/Affirmative Action Plans and Programs
  • Investigate and/or supervise the investigation of complaints of prohibited discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment under the University's Policy Prohibiting Discrimination in the Workplace (“Employee Policy”) and the Student Policy Prohibiting Discrimination and Harassment in the Academic/Education Environment (“Student Policy”)
  • Serve as Title VI and Title VII coordinator. Review and Investigate allegations of race/ethnicity and color-based discrimination complaints, including those complaints filed with external enforcement agencies, as appropriate. Handle complaints of discrimination/harassment by third parties
  • Assure compliance with Federal and State regulations under Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Independently or in collaboration with others, including the Office of Human Resources, develop and deliver education programs on discrimination/harassment/retaliation
  • Serve as liaison between the University and governmental agencies for AA/EEO matters
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Personnel, Labor and Government Relations
  • Support Stockton University's diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.



Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of administrative experience in diversity and equity, affirmative action and resolution of discrimination and harassment complaints at a higher education institution or a similar organization is required
  • Candidate must demonstrate thorough knowledge and understanding of federal and state nondiscrimination and EEO laws, including Title IX, Title VI, Title VII, ADA, NJLAD and other civil rights laws applicable to the University
  • Excellent written, analytical and oral communication skills are essential
  • Must have prior investigative experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD., J.D. or other related doctorate
  • 7 or more years of administrative experience in diversity and equity, affirmative action and resolution of discrimination and harassment complaints at a higher education institution or similar organization
  • Experience and knowledge of conducting investigations of unlawful harassment, discrimination, and retaliation specifically in a higher education setting




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