Director of Sexual Harassment & Sexual Violence Prevention & Response / Title IX Coordinator

Moody Bible Institute

Under the supervision of the Provost, the Director of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Prevention and Response/Title IX Coordinator provides leadership of compliance administration for Title IX and safety compliance for state and federal regulations at MBI for all students, staff and faculty on each of our three campuses.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

  • Responsible for coordinating compliance with MBI Title IX policy.
  • Supervise the Deputy Title IX and Compliance Coordinator and other Compliance office personnel
  • Oversee Title IX and other federal and state mandates to maintain compliance with these laws.
  • Responsible for review and communicate procedures for compliance with Youth related policies, while recommending revisions to current policy based on national trends.
  • Responsible for overseeing the response to reports of sexual assault, sexual harassment, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in a timely manner.
  • Serve as the secondary response person for victims of sexual assault, sexual harassment, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in the MBI campus communities, and maintaining appropriate related records.
  • Lead and supervise ongoing strategic planning, and the associated creation and dissemination (at times through on-site training) of education and prevention efforts for MBI faculty, staff, and students about issues related to youth protection, safety, sexual assault, sexual harassment, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking, including response training.
  • Determine patterns, remedial measures, and other needs as determined by federal laws and guidance.
  • Strategically plan for the acquisition of and process relevant data in order to prepare reports and/ or make presentations or provide training related to the areas of responsibility.
  • Member of the Provost Cabinet
  • Represent MBI to news media in case of any outside news inquiries
  • Provide ongoing (minimally annual) updates to MBI processes, procedures, and policies (e.g., Title IX protocol); maintain external continuing education as required by applicable law and best practices in the areas of responsibility.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Student Development, Counseling, Social Work, Education or Administration or related field (Seminary) or a Juris Doctorate
  • Five years of experience as an Attorney working within the context of Higher Education or as a Director of Title IX and/or compliance/Student Development/ Student Affairs.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to research, study and interpret complex document from diverse sources, compile salient information and communications with appropriate internal and external contacts.
  • Ability to effectively participate in-person with individuals, small and large group settings, and to be persuasive in difficult situations that may require organizational or individual change or compliance with policy and/or law.
  • Ability to develop and maintain knowledge of relevant laws such as Title IX, Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (Campus Save) Act, the Clery Act, the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), Higher Education Act (HEA), Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) guidelines, Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended (ADAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
  • Authorized to work in the US legally without sponsorship

Preferred Requirements

  • Ten years’ experience either as an Attorney working within a higher education setting or as a Director of Title IX in related field to Title IX and/or Compliance or Student Life
  • Attorney with legal background in the area of compliance
  • Must be skilled in crafting communications that effectively convey Title IX case information to both internal and external consistencies.
  • Background and training in contract negotiation and development
  • Must be able to represent Moody as a witness in any ongoing litigation involving Title IX

Work Environment/Conditions

Moody Bible Institute is a Christian-based Higher Education and Media Ministry. We exist to equip people with the Truth of God’s Word. If you are mission-minded, and have a servant’s heart, join us as we look to further impact the Kingdom of God.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.