Title IX and Student Conduct Officer

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Position Title:       Title IX and Student Conduct Officer 

Department:         Student Affairs         

  • Modality:       To be discussed during the interview process.

Job Summary:        

All positions in Student Affairs are expected to uphold and fulfill the mission, vision, values and traditions of Millikin University and the Division of Student Affairs. The position is a full-time, in-person, 12-month, salaried position responsible for educational programs, outreach and support services, and timely investigations related to Title IX and student conduct. The position requires occasional evening and weekend hours to support operations and signature events and will perform additional responsibilities related to operational and mission-critical needs.   

Essential Responsibilities:  

Examples of the essential responsibilities for the position include:  

Education and Training (10%) 

  1.  Promoting Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Sense of belonging (e.g., foster welcoming environment; participate in and ensure students participate in appropriate training and professional development; promote inclusive excellence in programming and service delivery; report policy, legal, and regulatory violations; etc.). 
  2. Developing, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive and exemplary “Title IX and Student Conduct Education and Training Program” anchored in outcomes, university and division values, improving behaviors and attitudes of campus community, and compliance (e.g., research aspirational models; collaborate with faculty, Student Affairs colleagues, Public Safety, and industry leaders and experts; orientation presentations; present to student organizations; etc.).  
  3. Securing and maintaining educational and training resources for staff and students and their families.  
  4. Proposing and accounting for budgetary and financial resources. 
  5. Overseeing student staff (e.g., recruit, hire, mentor, and supervise undergraduate and graduate student staff; delegate work assignments; ensure professional development; handle personnel actions; etc.).   

Title IX Investigations (40%) 

  1. Serving as the primary investigator for Title IX complaints involving students (e.g., intake; interim support measures for all parties involved; investigations; hearings; referrals; preparing reports; record-keeping; etc.). 
  2. Engaging and leveraging knowledge and skillsets of trained Title IX campus partners to assist with processes as appropriate. 

Student Conduct Investigations (40%) 

  1. Serving as the primary investigator for violations of the student code of conduct (e.g., intake; interim support measures for all parties involved; investigations; hearings; referrals; preparing reports; record-keeping; etc.)
  2. Engaging and leveraging knowledge and skillsets of trained campus partners to assist with processes as appropriate. 

Other Value-Added Tasks (10%) 

  1. Recommending revisions to policies and procedures as appropriate.
  2. Participating in program and service-delivery evaluation and assessment activities.  
  3. Attending and serving as a leader in appropriate professional associations to enhance skills, bring and share knowledge related to student engagement and success, and improve visibility and influence of Millikin University (e.g., Association for Student Conduct Administration; NASPA; etc.).  
  4. Serving on appropriate university or community committees, councils, and boards as recommended by the supervisor or University President. 
  5. Participating in the Student Affairs emergency on-call efforts.  


Minimum Education and Experience  

  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable skills can be acquired and  
  • At least three years of full-time professional experience performing duties related to the position as determined by start and end dates on the résumé. Graduate Assistantships will count as .50 time. Internships and Practica experiences will count as .25 time. 

Desirable Education and Experience  

  1. Master’s degree, JD degree, or terminal degree. 
  2. ATIXA or other related certified training. 
  3. Related experiences in a college or university setting. 
  4. Experience in investigative practices and methodologies. 
  5. Experience with Title IX or Student Conduct processes noted in duties. 
  6. Experience supervising staff at any professional level. 
  7. Experience facilitating, teaching, and/or developing educational or training programs. 
  8. Experience in student learning assessment or program evaluation. 
  9. Experience developing and managing budgets. 
  10. Experience using software or database platforms related to the position. 
  11. Experience in risk management practices. 

Required Skills and Abilities:  


  1. Communication skills: Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. 
  2. Self-management skills: ability to manage time effectively, learn and contribute to overall departmental tasks and goals.  
  3. Project coordination skills: ability to lead or contribute to planning or organizing projects, programs, services, etc. 
  4. Conflict resolution skills: ability to use interpersonal skills to develop and maintain positive professional relationships and resolve conflict in a team environment and with individuals from various diverse backgrounds and experiences. 
  5. Analytical skills: ability to analyze information and offer sound recommendations.  
  6. Computational skills: ability to perform basic mathematical computations to assist with financial operations and/or data collection, analysis, and reporting. 
  7. Computer skills: proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet software, preferably Microsoft Office, Microsoft Teams, Outlook Calendaring, Office 365. 



  1. Ability to adhere to work attendance requirements. 
  2. Ability to model self-care and well-being for colleagues and, most importantly, students. 
  3. Ability to manage emotions, function effectively, and make sound decisions in stressful and crisis situations. 
  4. Ability to handle multiple projects, services, activities, etc. in a timely and professional manner in a fast-paced and results-oriented environment. 
  5. Ability to promote and achieve diversity, equity, and inclusion of multi-racial/ethnic, low-income, LGBTQ+, veteran, non-traditional, online, disability, first-generation, and others. 
  6. Ability to be flexible, diplomatic, patient, service-driven, and a self-starter. 
  7. Ability to work independently under limited supervision and in teams.  
  8. Ability to make reasoned administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive and confidential issues.  
  9. Ability to work evening and weekend hours based on operational need. 
  10. Ability to comply with university vehicle-use requirements (some driving may be necessary, including transporting students and staff to approved events). 

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:   

  1. Preparatory knowledge: coursework, military, or work-based knowledge of, for example, facilities management, student center operations, student development theories, learning theories, organizational theories, risk management. 
  2. Software/database systems: Ability to use software/database related to duties (e.g., Syntrio, eRezLife, Advocate, Omnigo, ExecReports, Maxient). 
  3. Student knowledge: knowledge of generational college students and the ability to design generation- and audience-specific programs, events, and services. 
  4. Accountability: experience with applying formative, summative, qualitative, and/or quantitative methodologies to assessing student learning outcomes and/or evaluating programs and services. 
  5. Multimedia experience: ability to collaborate on or design brochures, event flyers, and/or newsletters and develop and manage social media accounts. 
  6. Reporting experience: experience with program databases or software programs used to track, monitor, and report services to students. 
  7. Ability to plan and execute programs and services based on social justice, cultural responsiveness, anti-racism, and civility. 
  8. Regulatory knowledge: Title IX, VAWA, FERPA, and other applicable state and federal laws and regulations. 

Examples of Measures of Success: 

  1. Number of programs, services, experiences, and opportunities offered. 
  2. Retention outcomes of participating students. 
  3. Student satisfaction. 
  4. Graduation outcomes of participating students. 
  5. Attainment of Student and Staff Learning Outcomes. 
  6. Professional development experiences. 

Work Environment:  

The Division of Student Affairs at Millikin University is devoted to student success from enrollment to commencement. We are dynamic, agile, and culturally-responsive. We guide, support, and, on occasion, challenge students as they develop, refine, and pursue their academic, career, and personal endeavors. All staff are responsible for creating a safe, welcoming, diverse, inclusive, respectful, and caring environment for students, colleagues, and visitors. We seek skilled and diverse colleagues who are student-focused, flexible, self-motivated, and will embrace and respect who we are and what we do. We also seek colleagues committed to moving the Division forward towards prominence and influence on campus, nationally, and within the Student Affairs profession.  


Before applying, we encourage interested individuals to spend time learning more about who we are, our values, and what we do: https://www.millikin.edu/about/administration/student-affairs. 

Manual Dexterity: Dexterity to operate a keyboard  

Physical Effort: Occasionally sitting at a desk or table; occasional lifting 25 lbs. or less;  

intermittently sitting/standing; hearing and visual acuity within normal range; ability to  

stoop, kneel, and crouch occasionally; high degree of mobility required.  

Working Conditions: Typical working conditions found in most administrative  

work areas; alternative or flexible work schedules.  

Hazards: None  

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