Title IX Coordinator Responsibilities:


The Title IX Coordinator is a neutral administrator in any Sexual or Gender-Based Misconduct investigatory and resolution proceedings, including any allegations pertaining to incidents of Retaliation and Intimidation as defined in Section V. The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for:

-Overseeing all Title IX complaints and investigations to provide prompt, fair, and equitable resolutions and working with all parties (the Title IX Coordinator does not, however, determine if a Sexual or Gender-Based Misconduct Policy violation has occurred);

- Identifying and addressing any patterns or systemic problems that may arise;

- Being available to meet with students and employees, provide support and answer questions;

- Working with other University officials;

-Coordinating training, education, and communication pertaining to Title IX, as well as periodic reviews of the University’s climate and culture with regard to Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct;

-Determining appropriate Interim Measures for a Complainant upon learning of a report or complaint of Sexual or Gender-Based Misconduct;

-Being available to assist with Campus Safety and Security and local law enforcement if necessary;

-Ensuring that appropriate policies and procedures are in place for working with local law enforcement and coordinating services with local victim advocacy organizations and service providers, including rape crisis centers;

-Ensuring that the University carries out its Title IX responsibilities.

-The Title IX Coordinator also assists with:

-Access to medical and mental health treatment;

-Victim support and resources; and

-Serving as someone to talk to.

In addition, the Title IX Coordinator maintains an annual report documenting: (1) the number of reports or Complaints received pursuant to the University’s Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct Policy; (2) the categories of those involved in the allegations; (3) the number of Policy violations found; and (4) examples of sanctions imposed for each violation.


Russell J. Williams, Esq.

Williams, Hilal, Wigand,
Grande, PLLC

633 Southeast 3rd Avenue, Suite 301

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33301



Offc: 954-525-2889

Fax: 954-764-7272