Moraine Valley’s Title IX Coordinator oversees compliance with all aspects of the sexual discrimination, harassment and misconduct policy. The College has designated the Dean of Student Success as the Title IX Coordinator. Questions about this policy should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator. Anyone (including third parties) wishing to make a report relating to sex/gender-based discrimination or harassment may do so by reporting the concern to the Title IX Coordinator:

Dr. Jo Ann Jenkins
Dean of Student Success
Phone: (708) 974-5277
Office Location: Building G, Room G253
Email: jenkinsj52@morainevalley.edu

Responsibilities of the Title IX Coordinator include:

  • Promoting an institutional environment that is free of gender bias and sexual discrimination.
  • Participating in the development, implementation and evaluation of the College’s Title IX policies and procedures.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the College’s Title IX compliance efforts.
  • Providing in-service training to the College community, including students, faculty and staff, on Title IX policies and procedures.
  • Overseeing the College’s response to all Title IX complaints and identifying and addressing any patterns or systemic problems revealed by such complaints. A Title IX complaint includes complaints alleging sexual discrimination, sexual harassment and/or sexual misconduct (as those terms are defined herein) which involve a College student as the victim and/or complainant or as the respondent.
  • Meeting with students, employees and third parties as needed.
  • Conducting Title IX investigations or designating other officials to conduct Title IX investigations, including investigating facts relative to a complaint and recommending appropriate sanctions against the perpetrator and remedies for the complaint.
  • With respect to Title IX complaints that relate to a College employee as the victim and/or complainant or as the respondent, the Title IX Coordinator will partner with the Department of Human Resources which will manage the investigation into the allegations and which will recommend appropriate sanctions against the employee if applicable and founded.
  • Ensuring that appropriate interim measures are in place for a victim and/or complainant upon learning of a report or complaint of sexual violence.
  • Being informed of all reports and complaints raising Title IX issues, including those initially filed with another individual or office or if the investigation will be conducted by another individual or office.
  • Ensuring that appropriate policies and procedures are in place for working with law enforcement and coordinating services with local victim advocacy organizations and services providers, including rape crisis centers.