Title IX Programs Intern

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Work type: Administrative Faculty Part Time
Location: Golden
Categories: Human Resources/Title IX/Compliance/Legal, Program Management

Position Title: Title IX Programs Intern (temporary)
The Opportunity:

The Intern for Title IX Programs reports to the Mines’ Director of Title IX Programs. Under the direction of the Director of Title IX Programs, the Intern will: 1.) provide case management services, including intake meetings, referrals, communications, and ongoing safety and support measures for complaints of discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, dating violence, domestic violence, and/or stalking, and maintenance of records of intakes, referrals, and communication with complainants, respondents, and other parties for Title VII and Title IX cases; 2.) work with the Preventions Program Manager to provide support to the Peer Educator program, including programmatic development and assessment, as well as group and individual supervision; and 3.) assist with departmental initiatives, including development of Restorative Justice procedures, implementation of procedural changes from state legislation and federal rules, and facilitation of the second Title IX survey.

This is a part-time hourly position.  Mines is flexible on work schedule (number of hours per week) and would welcome applications from those who may be currently enrolled in a graduate program with varying availability based on semester or seasonal schedules.  Hours worked need to occur on the Mines campus, so candidates need to be local to the Denver metro area.

Responsibilities:

Case Management                                                                                                                  

  • Facilitate intakes for reports of discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, dating violence, domestic violence, and/or stalking for students, employees, and third parties in a trauma-informed way. The intake process includes:
    • Listening to the reporting party’s story/concerns
    • Providing support while in the meeting, while maintaining neutrality applying Reporting Party’s experience to Mines processes and procedures
    • Explaining applicable resolution options, including the investigative process
  • Provide timely and consistent communication to Reporting Parties, Responding Parties, and other witnesses.
  • Maintain visibility and be accessible to faculty, staff, and students regarding reporting and coordinating support measures.
  • Maintain records of intakes, referrals, and communication with complainants, respondents, and other parties.
  • Input data and prepare reports on several metrics related to allegations of discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, dating violence, domestic violence, and/or stalking.
  • Coordinate immediate and on-going safety and support measures, including:
    • Academic support measures: coordinating excused absences, testing accommodations, assignment extensions, etc.
    • Financial support measures: assistance with petitions for scholarship and financial air eligibility, etc.
    • Housing safety and support measures: assistance with on and off-campus housing arrangements
    • Employment safety and support measures: assistance with arranging alternative Mines employment opportunities
    • Personal safety measures: coordinating No Contact Directives, comparing class schedules, and safety planning on-campus, as well as assistance with safety planning off-campus
    • Health and wellness support measures: referrals to Counseling services or to medical personnel
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with on and off campus partners to facilitate smooth referrals.
  • Contact Reporting Parties, Responding Parties, and other witnesses on a regular basis to update on status of complaint or investigation.
  • Other case management duties as assigned.

Peer Education Program Support

  • Provide support to the Prevention Programs Manager to grow and improve the Peer Education program
  • Assist with peer educator group supervision
  • Attend peer educator cohort meetings
  • Assist individual Peer Educators with developing learning outcomes and evaluation plans for their projects and outreach events

Title IX Office Initiatives

  • Research best practices, implementation efforts, and sustainability practices for Title IX Office initiatives, including the development of Restorative Justice procedures, implementation of procedural changes from state legislation and federal rules, and facilitation of the second Title IX survey.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Student Development, Public Health, Social Sciences, Gender Studies, or related field
  • Background knowledge about gender-based discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, dating/domestic violence, and stalking
  • Comfortable discussing difficult and emotional topics openly and effectively
  • Demonstrate understanding of and sensitivity to the issues/concerns of members of a higher-education community
  • Ability to work with students, faculty, and staff in a professional manner
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to manage and oversee multiple projects and tasks efficiently and simultaneously
  • Strong administrative skills, including recordkeeping, report writing and documentation
  • Proven ability to handle sensitive information and situations with tact, care, and discretion
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree (in progress), preferably in Student Development, Public Health, Social Sciences, Gender Studies, or related field
  • Experience responding to and/or managing Title IX cases
  • Background in providing direct services to survivors of trauma, including sexual and interpersonal violence
  • Completed 40-hour victim advocate training through an accredited agency
  • Working knowledge of Title VII, Title IX, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), and regulatory agency guidance informing policy and practice around Title IX
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and sensitivity to the range of responses and needs of survivors of sexual and interpersonal violence
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a wide-range of campus constituents, including students, staff, faculty, parents/guardians, campus partners, local authorities, off campus agencies and others as needed
  • Ability to identify, liaison, and network with appropriate local and national organizations involved in this work
How to Apply: Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, references, veterans status) and upload a resume and cover letter (required). References will not be contacted until later in the selection process and you will be informed before that contact is made.
Background Investigation Required: Yes

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Applications close: Mountain Daylight Time

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