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Director of Risk Management & Title IX Coordinator

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Work type: Administrative (Full Time)
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Other

Job Title: Director of Risk Management & Title IX Coordinator

Reporting Relationship: Chief Financial Officer

Unit: Central Administration

Department: Business Affairs

Campus Location: Maxwell Center (Marion, IN)

Summary of Position:    The Director of Risk Management & Title IX Coordinator will have primary responsibility for the University’s business compliance, business policy, crisis management and business continuity program, assessing and identifying risks that could impede the reputation, safety, security, or financial success of IWU. The individual serving in this role will also serve as the University’s Title IX Coordinator.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Develop and enact a broad University-wide compliance program by staying well-informed about compliance-related issues affecting higher education institutions, utilizing creativity and best practices for encouraging compliance with the University’s internal and external compliance obligations
  • Identify resources to help staff be aware of and concerned with compliance objectives in a way that helps with their daily work. Be a resource for compliance owners offering insights and guidance
  • Build and maintain relationships with professional organizations and peers at other institutions as resources for insights and feedback concerning the compliance program effectiveness. Additional connections will be sought with external groups and associations which support higher education and compliance advocacy
  • Maintain and coordinate the University’s compliance calendar giving reminders of timing and task requirements and soliciting confirmation when tasks are completed
  • Propose corrective action steps in the event of non-compliance and coordinate with University Counsel and other peers to form appropriate responses to any external agency
  • Maintain the University’s music licensing portfolio, including all periodic reporting
  • Disseminate information pertaining to proposed regulation and policy changes to IWU compliance owners to spark their awareness
  • Drafts, reviews, and approves institutional policies and maintains the University Policy Warehouse
  • Chair a University’s Compliance Council--collaboratively engaging compliance owners, encouraging team support for the University’s compliance responsibilities as a whole
  • Oversees the development, implementation, and ongoing training and maintenance of IWU emergency operations, crisis communication, business continuity, and disaster recovery planning (Institutional Resilience Plan) - (Essential)
  • Implement the University’s Conflict of Interest policy and lead the annual disclosure and reporting requirements with impacted University constituents
  • Coordinates with legal counsel on a project basis
  • Manages the departmental budget
  • Serves on the Campus Emergency Task Force and other related groups as needed/invited


  • Coordinate Title IX efforts including the development, implementation, and monitoring of appropriate disclosures, policies, procedures and practices designed to comply with federal and state legislation, regulation, and case law requiring the prompt and equitable resolution of all complaints pursuant to Title IX
  • Provide ongoing leadership, training, consultation, and technical assistance on Title IX and associated exemptions for all students and employees, with specialized training content for Deputy Coordinators, hearing officers/boards, investigators, advisors, campus law enforcement and appeals officers
  • Develop and disseminate educational materials, including brochures, posters, and web-based materials that inform members of the school or campus community (students, faculty, administers, staff, and parents) of Title IX rights, responsibilities and resources both within and external to school/campus premises
  • Oversee prompt, effective, and equitable intake, investigation, processing, issuing of findings of fact, and timely resolution of all instances of sex discrimination made known to responsible employees, reporting offices, and/or reported or filed by students, faculty, employees, third parties, or by members of the broader community
  • Provide guidance and assistance to alleged victims of sexual violence and sex discrimination including referral to support resources, notice of right to file internal grievances, notice of the right to grieve to the US Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, and notice of the right to report incidents to law enforcement - (Essential)
  • Organize and maintain grievance files, disposition reports, and other records regarding Title IX compliance, including annual reports of the number and nature of filed complaints and the disposition of said complaints, data collection, climate assessment, pattern monitoring
  • Maintain and develop the University Title IX portal/website
  • Chair a Title IX Task Force and participate in other related groups as needed/invited


  • Reviews and analyzes regulations on a variety of issues in order to determine institutional obligations
  • Contributes to the design of risk and compliance education for University staff
  • Assist with the creation and maintenance of departmental intranet content
  • Cross-train in matters related to contracts, insurance, incident reporting, & off-campus travel
  • Coordinates with legal counsel on a project basis
  • Leads the Risk Management department which includes an Assistant Director and a team of student interns

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.


  • Bachelor’s degree required in Business or a related field; Master’s degree preferred
  • Risk management and/or insurance-related certification, preferred
  • Specialized training and/or experience in Title IX and in sexual misconduct investigations


  • Five or more years of experience in a regulatory compliance and/or risk management-related setting
  • Two or more years of experience in higher education
  • Two or more years of experience writing/reviewing legal contracts/agreements preferred

Required Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, especially as they relate to higher education
  • Ability to read, interpret, and communicate complex and technical regulatory or legal documents
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Excellent independent judgment
  • Customer-oriented communication skills

Diversity Statement

IWU commits to create a community that reflects kingdom diversity. We will foster an intentional environment that exhibits honor, respect, and dignity. Acknowledging visible or invisible differences, our community authentically values each member’s earthly and eternal worth. We refute ignorance and isolation and embrace deliberate and courageous engagement.


As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.


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