Investigator/Deputy Title IX Coordinator (Confidential)

Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Mar 25, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Investigator/Deputy Title IX Coordinator (Confidential)

Salary: $78,636.00 - $98,832.00 Annually
Job Type: Full Time
Job Number: Investigator Deputy -21
Closing: 4/20/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Location: Norwalk, CA
Department: Investigator Deputy -21
Division: Human Resources

Description
Closing Date:
This position will close on April 20, 2021 at 11:59 PM (or when 150 applications are received, whichever occurs sooner).

Summary
Under direction of the Director of Diversity, Compliance, and Title IX Coordinator, the Investigator/Deputy Title IX Coordinator performs a variety of advanced, investigatory, administrative, and compliance related duties in support of District, state, and federal policies and requirements pertaining to civil rights, compliance, employment, equity, and human resources functions. Those functions include, but are not limited to, conducting investigations, coordinating formal and informal resolutions, implementing supportive measures, interpreting policies, assisting with Equal Employment Opportunity requirements, and facilitating programing relating to diversity and equity.

Distinguishing Career Features
Reporting to the Director for Diversity, Compliance, and Title IX Coordinator, the Investigator/Deputy Title IX Coordinator is a confidential position in the Human Resources department, focused on compliance with Title IX, diversity, and equal employment opportunity requirements of federal, state, and local laws. The Investigator/Deputy Title IX Coordinator conducts thorough and neutral inquiries and investigations into allegations of protected class misconduct and facilitates informal resolutions, and trainings as appropriate. The Investigator will stay abreast of federal, state, and local laws for changes in compliance requirements, and assist the Director in implementing effective policies and responding to incidents.

Job Duties
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Receives, investigates, prepares detailed investigative reports, and implements procedures to respond to internal and external complaints or allegations regarding unlawful discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation.
  • Coordinates Live Hearing process for Title IX investigations as directed.
  • Maintains detailed and confidential case files and documents all cases in the appropriate case management system.
  • Coordinates and facilitates alternative/informal resolutions in response to allegations of protected class misconduct in collaboration with the Director for Diversity, Compliance, and Title IX Coordinator.
  • Serves as the District's Title IX Coordinator in the absence of the Director for Diversity, Compliance, and Title IX Coordinator
  • Assists the Director with responding to federal and state agency requests in connection with complaints of unlawful discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.
  • Supports Director and Diversity and Equal Opportunity Advisory Committee (EEOAC) in developing, maintaining, and implementing the District's Equal Employment Opportunity Plan.
  • Facilitates trainings for students, staff, and faculty on laws, regulations, policies, and procedures for equal employment opportunity, diversity, unlawful discrimination, sexual harassment, and other areas as directed.
  • In consultation with the Director, coordinates and implements supportive measures for students, staff, and faculty members as it relates to equity and/or investigatory issues.
  • Supports the Director of, Diversity, Compliance, and Title IX Coordinator in ensuring compliance with Title IX, Title VII, VAWA, Campus Save Act, Clery Act, labor policies, etc.
  • Coordinates annual training requirements for the District including, but not limited to, Title IX, Title V, Title VII, VAWA, Campus Save Act, Clery Act, and others.
  • Assists with and participates in other staff development activities, District, and Human Resources initiatives and administrative processes as directed.
  • Stays informed of current trends and best practices in the field as it relates to Title IX, Title VII, VAWA, Campus Save Act, Clery Act, Americans with Disabilities Act and other relevant legislation and requirements.
  • Liaises and collaborates with campus partners to coordinate and implement prevention education and diversity programming.
  • Researches and provides advice and direction on a wide range of equity and compliance matters within the scope of work.
  • Represents the department at District-wide events and meetings and participates in/on a variety of committees.
  • May be required to work a flexible schedule to accommodate for meetings with individuals involved in investigations and trainings for employees in the swing, graveyard, and weekend shifts.
  • Assist HR management as directed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Conditions of Employment

    This is a full-time, 12-calendar month confidential position.
    Hours of employment are Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
    Employment is to be effective as soon as possible following completion of the selection process.
    Individual who is offered employment shall be required to obtain fingerprints for a criminal history clearance through the State Department of Justice and remit the required fee for processing the fingerprints, Federal Bureau of Investigation (no fee if obtained at Cerritos College Campus Police Station), produce an original social security card, and submit negative TB test results (must be within the past four years or within the last 60 days if not previously employed in a school district in California) before employment.
    Proof of eligibility to work in the United States and signing of loyalty oath per Government Codes 3100-3109.
    **Please note - the District does not provide for immigration sponsorships such as H1B Visas

    Minimum Qualifications
    Minimum Qualifications for Education and Experience
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human resources, organizational management, public administration, law degree, or field directly related to the major responsibilities of the position AND two to three years (full-time equivalent) of civil rights investigatory experience. A combination of education and experience equivalent may be considered Demonstrated understanding of and sensitivity to meeting the needs of individuals from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.

    Preferred Qualifications
    Master's degree and related experience in a public higher education environment. Knowledge of current Title IX regulations.

    The position requires professional knowledge of:
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and governing laws and procedures, U.S. Code. ยง Title VII and Title IX requirements and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.
  • Pertinent federal and state laws and regulations.

    The position requires demonstrated skill in:
  • Receiving and responding to complaints of discrimination and working with public agencies.
  • Conducting investigations and closing cases.
  • Facilitating small group processes.
  • Well-developed oral and written language skills to prepare and deliver reports and professional correspondence.
  • Communicate with others on confidential and sensitive issues.
  • Objectively and effectively investigate complaints of alleged unlawful discrimination, sexual harassment, and other violations of rights relative to assigned program areas, prepare reports, and make findings and recommendations related to law and legal precedence.
  • Interpret and apply provisions of Federal laws, Education Code, Government Code, Title V, Title IX, and other federal and state regulations as related to the responsibilities of the position.

    Physical Abilities
    This position requires the physical ability to:
  • Function in an office environment performing work of primarily a sedentary nature with some requirement to move about campus and to off-campus locales.
  • Use hearing and speech to project voice to small and large audiences, carry on telephone conversations, and hear and grasp verbal communications and equipment prompts.
  • See with sufficient visual acuity read, recognize printed material, and view a computer screen.
  • Use manual and finger dexterity to operate a personal computer keyboard at speed, pointing device, projection equipment and other common office equipment.

    Working Conditions
    Work is performed indoors where minimal safety considerations exist.

    Supplemental Information
    Transcripts and Foreign Degrees
    It is the applicant's responsibility to provide copies of all transcript(s) verifying all educational degree(s) and/or coursework required for the position.
    A foreign transcript must be evaluated by a NACES certified agency. The web address is www.naces.org.
    All qualifying educational degrees/training must be from regionally accredited colleges and/or universities.

    Application Procedures
    Application materials must be submitted by the closing date. Applicants who need special services or facilities due to disability in order to apply or interview for this position must notify Human Resources at the time of application or at least 72 hours prior to the closing date or date of a scheduled interview.

    College/Department Profile
    Cerritos College is ranked 14th among the top 100 schools with the highest Hispanic enrollment in the United States by the United States Department of Education. Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the College's district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Enrollment currently averages 22,500 students. Visit Cerritos College online at www.cerritos.edu.

    The Office of Diversity, Compliance, and Title IX (DCTIX) is situated in the Cerritos College Human Resources Department. The DCTIX and Human Resources team strive to provide quality customer service to the District's constituent groups by recruiting qualified individuals, retaining valuable employees, administering benefits, mitigating risk, providing a safe work environment, and issuing policies and procedures that promote equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI). These services are achieved through teamwork in a collaborative, respectful, and innovative environment.

    We are looking for an experienced Investigator with a strong Title IX and EDI background. Our HR team is comprised of knowledgeable, hardworking, caring, equity minded, fair, and enthusiastic members. We work hard, but have fun while providing excellent customer service. If you would like to join our team, we encourage you to apply.

    Required Documents:
    Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    Cover Letter
    Copy of Transcripts

    Optional Document:
    1 Recommendation Letter


    To apply, visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/cerritosedu/jobs/3013391/investigator-deputy-title-ix-coordinator-confidential

    The District ensures that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of national origin, religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, medical condition, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. .

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