Chief Compliance and Title IX Coordinator

AVERETT UNIVERSITY   Danville, VA   Full-time     Education
Posted on January 10, 2021

Chief Compliance and Title IX Coordinator

Position Description
Reporting to the VP and CFO/COO, assist with the development, implementation, and administration of University compliance programs, policies, and various compliance initiatives, in support of the University's Vision, Mission, and Values. Responsibilities to include monitoring and reporting on operational compliance deadlines, analyzing and sharing compliance risk assessments and developing policies and implementation plans to support the University's full adherence to the legal, ethical, and regulatory compliance obligations imposed by federal, state, and local laws and regulations, accreditation standards, and University policies and procedures. Other duties include those specified for the University's Title IX Coordinator in its Title IX policy, including the Title IX training, compliance and administration.

The Chief Compliance and Title IX Coordinator must demonstrate competence and effectiveness in:
• Position knowledge, development & continuing growth
• General and specialized knowledge expected for the position
• Performance at the level expected for the position
• Understanding the relation of position and tasks to the University mission, vision and values
• Keeping current on trends, laws and regulations, and is up-to-date in professional field
• Demonstrating knowledge of relevant policies, legal mandates, and administrative directives
• Anticipating compliance trends and requirements
• Critical thinking and writing

Qualifications Required
• Relevant degree or certification or licensure in fields closely related to policy development, law, compliance, or risk management.
• 5 years' experience in a position that included duties and responsibilities similar to policy development, legal matters, or compliance coordination in a business or education setting
• Self-starter with high degree of initiative and professionalism
• Proven ability to communicate effectively both oral and written
• Proven organization, analytical, critical thinking, and communication skills along with a detailed knowledge of policy development, risk management and compliance matters

• Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals including administrators, students, faculty, staff. Ability to work in a collaborative environment to solve problems.
• Excellent computer skills and the ability to prepare presentations and analyses in electronic format.

Preferred
• J.D. or other relevant advanced degree
• Higher Education experience including experience with Clery Act, and Title IX.

Essential Responsibilities
• Compliance Management and Administration
• Policy Writing & Analysis
• Title IX and Clery Act Compliance and Administration
• Risk Management Coordination with CFO/COO

Secondary Responsibilities
• Prepare summaries and reports for University leadership as requested
• Participate on University committees as requested
• Other duties as assigned by CFO/COO

Please note:
• Background checks are required for all positions.
• An applicant must have an unrestricted right to work in the U.S.
• Averett University's policies, programs and activities, including hiring practices, comply with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression and veteran status.

Averett University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.