Roles & Responsibilities to Know

Confidential Advisor
A Confidential Advisor is a designated Parkland College employee trained to provide ongoing support to all parties of sexual violence, including complainants, respondents, and reporting parties. 

Counselors are Parkland College employees licensed and trained to assist students with mental health issues; including complainants, respondents, and reporting parties.

Title IX Coordinator 
Parkland College employee who handles all Title IX cases; NOT a confidential advisor or resource.

Title IX Deputy Coordinators
Parkland College employees who handle Title IX cases; NOT confidential advisors or resource.

Responsible Employee
Some employees are required to report all the details of an incident (including identities of the student victim and alleged perpetrator) to the Title IX Coordinator. A report to these employees, called “Responsible Employees”, constitutes a report to the College and generally obligates the College to investigate the incident and take appropriate steps to address the situation. All faculty and some staff are responsible employees.