The UC SVSH Policy defines a Responsible Employee as,

Any University employee who is not a Confidential Resource. If a Responsible Employee learns, in the course of employment, that a student may have experienced Prohibited Conduct, they must promptly notify the Title IX Officer or designee. This includes resident assistants, graduate teaching assistants, and all other student employees, when disclosures are made to them in their capacities as employees. 

In addition, if any of the following people learn, in the course of employment, that any other person affiliated with the University may have experienced Prohibited Conduct, they must promptly notify the Title IX Officer or designee:

  • Campus Police,
  • Human Resources Administrators,
  • Academic Personnel Administrators,
  • Title IX Professionals,
  • Managers and Supervisors including Deans, Department Chairs, and Directors of Organized Research Units, and
  • Faculty members.

Despite the above, Responsible Employees need not report possible Prohibited Conduct they learn of while attending a public awareness event, such as “Take Back the Night”, or disclosed by someone while participating in human subjects research that has either been approved by an Institutional Review Board (IRB) or certified as exempt from IRB review.”

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