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Senior Training and Education Consultant

Ithaca, NY
Type: Full-Time
Posted: 06/12/2021

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

The Office of Institutional Equity and Title IX (OIETIX) has university-wide civil rights compliance responsibilities which primarily include preventing and addressing sexual and related misconduct, prohibited discrimination, and protected-status harassment. The OIETIX compliance framework encompasses these four functional areas: compliance administration and office management, data collection and analysis, incident response and resolution, and training and education.

We are looking for a Senior Training and Education Consultant. Learn more about our organization.

What you will do:

As a Senior Training and Education Consultant and a member of the AVP for OIETIX's senior team, you will contribute to the strategic vision of the OIETIX bringing informative and engaging educational programs and solutions to the Cornell community to address and prevent sexual harassment, other sexual misconduct, discrimination, and protected-status harassment.

As the subject matter expert and lead for the training and education function of OIETIX, this position is responsible for applying a comprehensive understanding of the legal/regulatory compliance requirements and the University's policies, procedures to best practices, including outreach, training, and education to the investigators and campus partners. Building effective university and community partnerships (in Ithaca as well as domestically and internationally with college/ units and students) is essential to supporting Policy 6.4, related laws, policies, and practices to foster a positive campus climate.

For consideration, please submit application materials by August 1, 2021.

Hybrid Remote

This position is located in Ithaca, New York. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the University's decision to limit the number of on-campus employees, the successful applicant will be asked to perform this role remotely in the United States for a limited time, only until the University can permit more employees to work on campus. Once the University permits more employees to work on campus, the successful applicant will be expected to work on the Ithaca campus, although they may be permitted perform a portion of their work remotely.

The New York Convenience of employer guidelines require New York State individual tax reporting and withholdings for this position. Additional individual state income tax filings may also be required if working temporarily outside New York State.

You will need:
Bachelor's degree and 5-7 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Proven effective and successful communication and presentation skills (oral and written)

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality

  • Ability to resolve issues, research, and bring them to the attention of manager or escalate to the appropriate individual(s).

  • Ability to manage complex project-planning, organizing, and controlling a project from start to finish. The incumbent must possess skills to manage the contributions of project collaborators across departments; and analyze potential risks, issues or changes that may impact the project's timeline and makes changes accordingly.

  • Extensive knowledge in understanding the legal/regulations and act as a subject matter expert.

  • Ability to work with faculty, staff, and student populations

  • Political competence, seeing the big picture perspective of how this work will affect the university, college/units and other constituencies.

  • Ability to consider all points of view with reason, common sense, and empathy and work towards outcomes that resolve a situation

  • Ability to handle a workload that can be unpredictable and reflective of an academic calendar cycle

  • Demonstrated teamwork skills to lead and collaborate with a wide range of constituents

  • Ability to work on multiple complex projects simultaneously in an intense and fast- paced environment, set priorities and meet deadlines; and mastery of relevant laws in a higher education setting (e.g., Title IX, Title VII, VAWA/Clery/Campus SaVE, FERPA, NYS 129B, etc.)

  • Ability to coordinate and work with others; ability to effectively communicate and work consultatively with faculty and administrators at all levels within the University; ability to conduct analysis of legal requirements and develop efficient solutions

If you have any of the following, it's a great bonus:

  • Master's degree in a relevant field with higher education Title IX and/or EEEO experience preferred.

  • Knowledge and experience with gender/sexual violence issues and effects of sexual assault on higher education populations.

  • Experience -

    • Significant relevant experience in sexual misconduct prevention/nondiscrimination programming

    • Experience developing and/or delivering training regarding sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking

What we offer:

Great benefits that include educational benefits, access to a plethora of wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, health care options to choose from, generous paid leave provisions: 3 weeks of vacation, 12 university paid holidays (including end of year winter break through New Year's Day) and superior retirement contributions.

An active and diverse community to work and thrive in! Cornell is situated in picturesque Ithaca, New York, the heart of the Finger Lakes. Ithaca is home to two academic institutions, state parks, waterfalls, gorges, and a wide range of art galleries, theaters, eateries, wineries, and breweries. Ithaca has something to suit all ages and interests!

Diversity and Inclusion

Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented identities to apply.

No Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

University Job Title:

Compliance Associate IV



Pay Rate Type:




Contact Name:

Brenda Joly

Number of Openings:


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