Notice:
Aug. 27, 2015:  

August 27: We apologize for the inconvenience, but the Jules Center (Building 6) elevator will be out of service until Wednesday, September 2, 2015.  Please contact Tanya Hoistion, 315-786-2335, with requests for accommodations. Thank you for your patience as we work to resolve this problem as quickly as possible.

Who is the Title IX Coordinator?

Contact Information:

For information, counseling, or to file a complaint of discrimination or harassment on the basis of sex, which includes sexual violence, sexual assault, and sexual harassment, contact:

Jerilyn Fairman 
Title IX Coordinator 
Melvil Dewey Library, Office 5-103C
Phone: (315) 786-2418 
titleix@sunyjefferson.edu

Responsibilities of the Title IX Coordinator:

The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for oversight of campus education related to Title IX, grievance procedures, and ensuring the College remains in compliance with all requirements of Title IX and related laws.

Notification and Education:

  • Dissemination of educational materials
  • Coordinating training for students and employees about their rights under Title IX

Grievance Procedures:

  • Receive and process inquires and complaints of alleged discriminatory behaviors that are in violation of Title IX.
  • The Process for student grievances is detailed in the Student Code of Conduct.
  • Employee grievances are addressed through appropriate collective bargaining and employment-related policies and procedures.

Monitor compliance:

  • Review Title IX cases that received in other offices. The Title IX Coordinator partners with the following offices to safeguard students rights and responsibilities:
    • Security
    • Health Office
    • Human Resources
    • Residence Life
    • Athletics

Examine and review of all Jefferson Community College internal practices related to all aspects of Title IX; remain abreast of current state and federal laws as it relates to Title IX; implement best practices utilized by other institutions.

"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance..."
20 U.S.C. § 1681

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) prohibits discrimination based on gender in educational programs which receive federal financial assistance. Programs and activities which may be included are: admissions, recruitment, financial aid, academic programs, athletics, housing and employment. Title IX also protects male and female students from unlawful sexual harassment in college programs and activities.