Posting Details

Posting Number A01492
Position Title Compliance and Prevention Coordinator
Position Number E00720
Salary for Announcement

The salary range is $45,300 – $56,650.
The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. MSU Denver offers a full benefits package.

Pay Grade

15

Employee Category Professional staff
Department Student Care Center
EClass Code Full Time Professional Staff
Position Summary

As a part of Student Engagement and Wellness at Metropolitan State University of Denver, the Dean of Students Office is committed to student safety and well-being by encouraging a university community of integrity and respect. Functions within the Dean of Students Office include: student conduct, student conflict resolution services, coordination of the CARE Team (behavioral intervention team), and the Student Care Center. Operating as a branch within the Dean of Students Office, the Student Care Center provides non-clinical case management, generalized support and referrals for students in crisis, manages the CARE Team (Case Management), manages the Roadrunner Food Pantry, oversees the Student Emergency Fund, coordinates the Epic Scholars Program, and assists students in pursuing resources to address unmet basic needs. The Compliance and Prevention Coordinator will play an essential role in the Dean of Students Office by assisting in the production of compliance reports (e.g. Clery Annual Security Report, Drug-Free Schools and Communities Report); improving reporting processes by developing or building upon processes, practices, communication, activities, and record-keeping; designing educational/prevention materials addressing sexual harassment/sexual misconduct; and representing MSU Denver in the design and delivery of educational/ prevention programs sponsored by the Phoenix Center at Auraria. Additionally, the Compliance and Prevention Coordinator assists with the database management responsibilities and coordinates assessment functions for the Dean of Students Office and Student Care Center. You will report to and work with the Associate Dean for Student Engagement and Wellness to ensure that MSU Denver is in compliance with all regulations included within Clery Act, Violence Against Women Act, and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act. The Coordinator works with the Director of Student Accountability and Behavioral Intervention regarding database administration responsibilities. Additionally, you will work closely with the Executive Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator and with the Phoenix Center at Auraria staff in planning and execution of sexual harassment/ sexual misconduct awareness and prevention programming efforts.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity
employer.

Duties/Responsibilities

45% – Compliance activities related to Clery Act, Violence Against Women Act, Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act, and any other applicable compliance regulations.
• Collaborate with Associate Dean for Student Engagement and Wellness to gather, review, corroborate, write, and publish Annual Security Report, Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Report, and any other reports designated as the responsibility of the Dean of Students Office.
• Help compile any data and information requested from the Dean of Students Office to complete compliance reports that are the responsibility of other offices.
• Coordinate with the Auraria Campus Police Department to ensure that all appropriate information has been shared for record-keeping and reporting purposes.
• Enter Annual Security Report information into the Department of Education portal.
• Work with Dean of Students Office and other departments to develop or improve data-collection processes to improve and refine the outcomes of compliance reporting processes.
• Analyze areas for improvement in reporting processes and propose solutions for addressing those areas for improvement.
• Establish timelines for best results in completion of reports. Work with appropriate parties to ensure applicable timelines and deadline dates are integrated into their calendars.
• Collaborate with Associate Dean for Student Engagement and Wellness to convene and lead working group to thoroughly review expectations of Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act and assess our institutional compliance. Lead the working group in the generation and facilitation of recommendations to improve compliance.
• Work with the Clery Center to review and critique Annual Security Report. Implement recommendations for improvement in future Annual Security Reports.
25% – Educational and outreach activities designed to create awareness of positive choices to reduce likelihood of students engaging in sexual misconduct.
• Collaborate with Executive Director of Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator and the Phoenix Center at Auraria staff in the development and facilitation of outreach efforts/programming.
• Collaborate with Executive Director of Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator and the Phoenix Center at Auraria staff in the training of Athletics coaches and teams, peer mentors, orientation leaders, and similar groups. Provide presentations in classrooms and living facilities as requested.
• Coordinate and promote the use of Roadrunners United or similar educational program. Assess response data to determine where greater/improved efforts may be needed. Maintain Roadrunners United database.
• Train and maintain records for Campus Security Authorities.
• Develops, implements, and reports on assessment methods to evaluate program effectiveness.
• Manage and implement Campus Climate Survey (re: sexual misconduct).
• Lead Campus Climate Survey Committee in survey construction and data analysis.
15% – Coordinate assessment efforts within the Dean of Students Office and Student Care Center.
• Work with staff team to determine data needed for each functional area to assess accomplishments, needed improvements, and student learning.
• Work with staff team to determine and implement best practices, tools, and timelines to obtain desired data from students necessary to assess each functional area.
• Work with staff team to review and interpret data received through assessment efforts. Identify successes and areas for improvement, inclusive of student learning, for each functional area.
• Report on assessment practices, outcomes, and recommendations for each functional area.
• Represent the Dean of Students Office and Student Care Center on any Student Affairs assessment teams and projects.
10% – Assist the Director of Student Accountability and Behavioral Intervention in the management of Maxient database.
• Develop skills necessary to maintain existing database functions, build new information collection and reporting processes, and to run scheduled or new reports or queries.
• Work with Maxient users to determine how well they are being served by existing processes and reports. Make recommendations for improvements.
• Become familiar with new or modified Maxient tools. Use knowledge to improve upon existing practices.
• Assist in maintenance, clean-up, and reporting of data.
5% – Other responsibilities within the Dean of Students Office and Student Care Center, including the following:
• Participates in communication/outreach efforts including presentations to faculty, staff, and students about the Dean of Students Office and Student Care Center.
• Serves on committees and attends meetings to represent the Student Care Center and Dean of Students Office as needed.
• Remains current on higher education trends including compliance, prevention, and assessment related issues.

Required Qualifications

• Completed Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in a related field.
• Experience documenting sensitive information and managing confidential records.
• Familiarity with Clery, VAWA, and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Acts

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in a related field.
• Experience working with federal compliance activities.
• Experience working with sexual harassment/sexual misconduct response, prevention, and education.
• Experience working in higher education.
• Experience with database management, preferably Maxient.
• Experience with and sensitivity to the needs of a diverse urban student population including non-traditional students, students of color, and first-generation college students.
• Experience making professional presentations to groups of up to 50 people.
• Experience collaborating and working on teams.

Posting date 12/23/2020
Closing date
Closing Instructions Open Until Filled
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) 01/22/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please write a white paper of no more than 2-pages (1,000 words maximum) on the topic of the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act. The paper should address reasons why it is important to be in compliance with the Act as well as actions a university should undertake to ensure compliance.

In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com.

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Talent Team Representative Araceli Cortez
Talent Team Representative E-mail acortez7@msudenver.edu
Benefits

MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:

Employee Benefits Offerings

Diversity Statement

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color.

Within the Division of Student Affairs, we strive to create an equitable learning and working
environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and
inclusion. We value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and
recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple
representation. Rather, it requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We
strive to provide a foundation for all community members to achieve personal and professional
success.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Writing Sample (See Special Instruction Section)

Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Are you able to demonstrate experience working with federal compliance activities?

    • Yes
    • No
  2. Are you able to demonstrate experience working with sexual harassment/sexual misconduct response, prevention, and/or education?

    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you have professional work experience in higher education?

    • Yes
    • No
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