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Mandatory Reporter Responsibilities: Guide, Inform, Report
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​A Guide for Reporting Sexual Harassment, Discrimi​nation, and Assault

This guide is provided to help AUB mandatory rep​orters understand their responsibilities, what to repo​​rt, and how to report. At the most basic level, mandatory reporters guide, inf​orm, and report. AU​B is guided by the goals of empowering survivors of harassment and discrimination and allowing them to retain as much control over the process as possible.

Why is this guide important? AUB is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory learning and working environment, in which students, faculty, staff, and visitors feel confident in reporting suspected misconduct. AUB is also committed, and may be required by law, to take action if it learns of alleged sex-based discrimination including discriminatory harassment, even if an individual does not wish to file a for​mal complaint. Mandatory reporters help ensure the University is aware of incidents and patterns. 


 

 

THE BASICS: ​ ​Expand All
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AUB has designated the following individuals as mandatory reporters of suspected or actual sex-based discrimination (including sexual harassment and sexual violence) that occurs on-campus of off-campus at AUB/AUBMC activities:

  • All faculty
  • Professional managerial-level staff
  • Supervisors
  • Protection Officers
  • Medical residents
  • Residence hall (dorm) staff and monitors ​


​​​​THE PROCESS: ​ ​​ Expand All

Mandatory reporters should guide, inform, refer, and report.​
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​CONFIDENTIALITYExpand All

As a mandatory reporter, you cannot maintain complete confidentiality. If you witness or are informed of an incident of sexual harassment, discrimination, or violence, you are responsible for reporting it to the Title IX Coordinator. The University will maintain the privacy of the information, and only those who need to know will be informed.

Respecting Survivor's Needs and Wants: If a reporting party does not wish for their name to be shared in a report, does not wish for an investigation to take place, or does not want formal resolution to be pursued, the reporting party may make this request to the Title IX Coordinator. The Coordinator will make every effort to respect the wishes of the survivor. See more info below.​

No employee – other than counselors, health care providers, or others officially designated – can or should promise confidentiality​.
​TYPES OF REPORTING AND RESOLUTIONS​Expand All

​An informal incident report can be submitted in-person, by email, by phone or at aub.ethicspoint.com. It is only considered a formal 'notice' when a “Notice of Discriminatory Harassment Form" is submitted to the University. 

Reporting and Safety Resources

R​EPORT AND GET HELP:

Title IX Coordinator 
Trudi Hodges

Office of the President​​
College Hall, 5th Fl.​​
01-350000
titleix@aub.edu.lb 
www.aub.edu.lb/titleix/gethelp

Find a Title IX Deputy
www.aub.edu.lb/titleix-people

Campus Security (24/7) 

(Office of Protection) 
Captain Saadallah Shalak, Main Gate Building
Direct line: 01-353080
Or: 01-350000 ext. 2400 
Mobile: 03-334307  
ss00@aub.edu.lb 
http://www.aub.edu.lb/PROTECTION

Local Law Enforcement (Lebanon) 
Internal Security Forces (Police) 112 
Fire 175 | Red Cross 140
The Office of Protection will assist if you need to contact local law enforcement.

On-Campus Emergency
Security: 2400 (from any campus phone)
Medical: 7777 (from any campus phone)
Fire: 5555 (from any campus phone)

REPORT ONLINE:

EthicsPoint: www.aub.ethicspoint.com 
File a online, confidential and anonymous report of discrimination or harassment.

Reports can also be submitted anonymously to AUB’s Internal Auditor atwww.safereport.aub.edu.lb.  

COUNSELING AND HEALTH:

Counseling Center (Students) 
Dr. Antoine Khabbaz, Director 
Office of Student Affairs, West Hall, Room 210 C
01-350000 ext. 3178 or 3196 
ak28@aub.edu.lb 
www.aub.edu.lb/sao/counseling

University Health Services (UHS) (Students, faculty, and staff) 
AUB Medical Center 
Main Number:   01-350000 ext. 6360 
Psychiatry Department: 01-350000 ext. 5650 
Emergency Department:  01-350000 ext. 6600
famed@aub.edu.lb
staff.aub.edu.lb/~webfamed/contact.html

Accessible Education Officer (Students) 
Melissa Norton
Office of Student Affairs, West Hall, Room 314
01-350000 ext. 3246 
mn117@aub.edu.lb

OTHER RESOURCES:

Office for Civil Rights 
U.S. Department of Education
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10005-2500
Telephone: +1 646-428-3900
Hotline: 1-800-421-3481 
Email: OCR.NewYork@ed.gov​​


 

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