SPECIAL ASSISTANT

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI (30+ days ago)4.4

Full-time

Position Type Limited Appointment Appointment Type Limited, Non-Teaching FLSA Status Exempt Percent 100 Posting Type Staff Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a doctoral research-extensive university in the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System all broadly governed by the State’s Board of Regents. It was founded on the belief that if Milwaukee were to be a great city, it would need a great, urban public university. The themes of educating students, excelling in research, and serving its urban community are echoed in all University activities. The University offers more than 180 degree programs, serving 25,000+ students. The 104-acre main campus is located in a residential neighborhood near the shores of Lake Michigan, just minutes from downtown Milwaukee.
The Division of Finance and Administrative Affairs delivers essential business services that provide a foundation for UWM’s student success, research excellence, community engagement, climate and culture, and visibility and image.
The departments in Finance & Administrative Affairs provide a wide array of services to steward and facilitate the management of the university’s primary resources: human capital, finances, facilities, and information technology. FAA staff perform the accounting functions, plan for building construction and remodeling, provide technology infrastructure and enterprise IT services and resources, maintain healthy and safe research environments, provide security and protective services, clean and maintain the campus buildings and grounds, ensure fiscal integrity of campus financial operations, and provide legal advice and representation.
Consistent with UWM’s guiding values, we strive in all we do to model and promote innovation and collaboration, integrity and responsibility, positive transformation of individuals, transparent and inclusive decisions, a caring community, stewardship of resources, diversity in all its definitions, and pride in our vital role.

For more information about UWM, visit us at http://uwm.edu/about/.

For more info about FAA, visit us at www4.uwm.edu/faa.

Job Summary
The UW-Milwaukee Title IX Coordinator oversees and coordinates UW-Milwaukee’s compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and works closely with the Vice Chancellor for the Division of Finance and Administrative Affairs to ensure compliance with certain aspects of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013.

The Campus Title IX Coordinator serves as the point person regarding Title IX compliance for campus administrators, faculty, staff, students, Colleges, Schools, and Divisions; coordinates and provides oversight of UW-Milwaukee’s system for Title IX compliance; provides oversight for UW-Milwaukee’s non-law enforcement response to reports and complaints of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking; works collaboratively with student affairs, human resources, equity/diversity services, and law enforcement professionals in responding to such reports and complaints; identifies and addresses any patterns or systemic problems revealed by such reports and complaints; serves as lead contact person for compliance audits; serves as lead contact person for inquiries and requests for information regarding Title IX; coordinates with central administrative offices, Colleges, Schools, and Divisions; and provides campus-wide advice and consultation regarding compliance, regulations, best practices, and training and professional development.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required in Criminal Justice, Law, Law Enforcement, Higher Education Administration, Industrial Relations, Human Resources, Public Administration or related area.
  • Experience leading compliance-related projects
  • A record of successful, relevant professional experience in one of or a combination of the three following areas:
1. Administering and coordinating a comprehensive program addressing Title IX or other higher education-related compliance,
2. Investigating, adjudicating, and/or resolving allegations of sex discrimination and/or employment discrimination, sexual violence, or student misconduct,
3. Designing, facilitating, providing and evaluating age and audience appropriate training on the prevention of sex discrimination, employment discrimination and/or sexual violence.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced degree (e.g. Juris Doctorate)
  • Experience in more than one of the areas listed above,
  • Experience in a higher education, judicial, law enforcement, or regulatory compliance setting
  • Knowledge of sex discrimination grievance procedures in a University setting.
  • Experience advancing complex Title IX related projects forward to completion.
Application Instructions

Completed application materials MUST include:
  • A letter of application addressing educational and professional level work experience and knowledge as it relates to all minimum and preferred qualifications for the position;
  • A professional resume and;
  • A document listing the names and contact information for three professional references.
Application Deadline