Assistant Director of College Title IX

Assistant Director of College Title IX

locationUnited States
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time


Assistant Director of College Title IX

Faculty of Arts and Sciences


Position Description


  • Respond to disclosures of sexual harassment and other sexual misconduct impacting College students by sharing resources, meeting with students, and providing information about options. 
  • Coordinate supportive measures, including academic flexibility, housing flexibility, and other safety measures. 
  • Thoroughly and accurately communicate options to impacted students, including available support resources available, connecting with police, and the process for filing a formal complaint for investigation. 
  • Work closely with support systems at the College, including Resident Deans and other responsible employees, in navigating support for individual students. 
  • Coordinate with the Program Officer on processes for prompt and consistent responses to disclosures, in compliance with College policies and Title IX. 

Outreach and Education

  • Design and lead trainings to undergraduate students about resources and policy related to sexual harassment and other sexual misconduct at Harvard.  
  • Support, as needed, trainings to responsible employees on responding to disclosures and Title IX compliance. 
  • Partner with the Office for Gender Equity on guiding prevention education efforts with College students, including by creating written materials, trainings, and other forms of outreach. 
  • Develop and manage writing and strategic communications for College Title IX, including the website, posters, social marketing, and other publications. 
  • Work closely with the Office for Gender Equity to annually update the online training module “Preventing and Responding to Sexual Harassment and Other Sexual Misconduct” that all College students are required to complete annually.

Student Engagement:

  • Convene and support College Title IX’s Student Advisory Board to provide feedback on the work of College Title IX and sexual harassment prevention efforts at the College. 
  • Develop and systematize opportunities for student feedback and assessment of programs and services. 
  • Partner with student organizations on training and education, support, and culture change. 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience

Additional Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to work with students, student organizations, colleagues, clients and external organizations
  • Communication skills (both written and verbal)

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting using near vision use for reading and computer use for extended periods of time
  • Lifting (approximately 20 to 30 pounds), bending, and other physical exertion

Working Conditions

  • Work is performed in an office setting
  • May be required to work nights and weekends


We invite you to visit Harvard’s Total Rewards website to learn more about our outstanding benefits package, which may include:

  • Paid Time Off: 3-4 weeks of accrued vacation time per year (3 weeks for support staff and 4 weeks for administrative/professional staff), 12 accrued sick days per year, 12.5 holidays plus a Winter Recess in December/January, 3 personal days per year (prorated based on date of hire), and up to 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents who are primary care givers.
  • Health and Welfare: Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, disability and life insurance programs, along with voluntary benefits. Most coverage begins as of your start date.
  • Work/Life and Wellness: Child and elder/adult care resources including on campus childcare centers, Employee Assistance Program, and wellness programs related to stress management, nutrition, meditation, and more.
  • Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with contributions from 5% to 15% of eligible compensation, based on age and earnings with full vesting after 3 years of service.
  • Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive program including $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and reduced tuition through other participating Harvard graduate schools.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Program that provides 75% to 90% reimbursement up to $5,250 per calendar year for eligible courses taken at other accredited institutions.
  • Professional Development: Programs and classes at little or no cost, including through the Harvard Center for Workplace Development and LinkedIn Learning.
  • Commuting and Transportation: Various commuter options handled through the Parking Office, including discounted parking, half-priced public transportation passes and pre-tax transit passes, biking benefits, and more.
  • Harvard Facilities Access, Discounts and Perks: Access to Harvard athletic and fitness facilities, libraries, campus events, credit union, and more, as well as discounts to various types of services (legal, financial, etc.) and cultural and leisure activities throughout metro-Boston.

Job Function

Faculty & Student Services

Department Office Location

USA - MA - Cambridge

Job Code

S0357P FSS Student Servics Officr III

Work Format




Salary Grade



Title IX Office/Residential Life


00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Time Status


Pre-Employment Screening

Criminal, Employment, Identity


Monday- Friday, 9am-5pm

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.