Director of Equal Opportunity and Title IX
Aaron Zisser is the Director for the Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX and serves as the University's designated Title IX Coordinator. Aaron joined SCU in December 2022. He brings extensive experience in civil rights enforcement, systems reform, community engagement, and independent investigations. Aaron began his career as a civil rights attorney, including more than five years with the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he conducted “pattern or practice” investigations of agencies and institutions, including schools, throughout the country. More recently, Aaron served as the San Jose Independent Police Auditor and the Chief of Staff and then Interim Executive Director of the Oakland Community Police Review Agency. He also served in San Francisco as an Assistant District Attorney in the Independent Investigations Bureau, which investigates shootings by police officers and deaths that occur during police custody. Aaron has also worked on police oversight and jail and prison conditions as a consultant and assistant federal court monitor.
Deputy Title IX Coordinator and Gender Equity Officer
Jenna Elliott joined the Office of Equal Opportunity & Title IX in August 2015. Jenna has a wide variety of experience in the fields of civil rights investigation and student affairs. During her time at the University of San Francisco, she worked in Residence Life as well as serving as a Student Conduct Administrator for drug and alcohol policy enforcement and Title IX Intake Officer and Investigator from 2007-2015. She got her start at Loyola Marymount University, where she earned her BA in Animation. She then transitioned to the University of San Francisco, where she earned her MA in Organization and Leadership from the School of Education. In addition, Jenna has received extensive training as a Civil Rights Investigator, ADA/ 504 Coordinator, and Civil Rights Title IX Coordinator.