Cabrillo College is seeking a Title IX/Civil Rights Compliance
Officer, reporting to the Vice President, Human Resources and Labor
Relations to p rovide leadership and centralized support to ensure
District compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements
under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and other
civil rights and equity requirements; plans, organizes and
coordinates activities of assigned areas of the Human Resources
department including civil rights and employee misconduct
investigations, and compliance and training programs and activities
as well as organizational development and employee relations.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Full-time administrative/management assignment (225-day work year),
12 months per year, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.,
with evenings and/or weekends as needed. Current eight-step
schedule ranges from $82,543
Salary placement is determined by documented education and
experience. A doctoral stipend of $3,977 per year is provided to
eligible employees. Position scheduled to begin as soon as
possible, pending Governing Board ratification.
Initial Screening for this position will occur on Thursday,
August 5th, 2021. The position will officially close on Thursday,
August 12, 2021.
Cabrillo College currently provides a generous benefit stipend for
employees plus dependents that employees apply towards benefit
selections for medical, dental, vision (optional) life insurance,
and short-term/long-term disability insurance provided at a share
of cost on a pretax basis, PERS Retirement and an employee
assistance program (EAP). Depending on health plan selections, in
many cases full-time employee net out-of-pocket for benefit
premiums may be as low as $0.
Classified administrators are required to join the California
Public Employee's Retirement System (PERS) and as such must
contribute 7% of their monthly salary to PERS on a pre-tax basis.
Please see the Benefits link
on the HR webpage for more information.
This opportunity is a full-time (100%, 40 hours per week)
assignment, 12 months per year.
Cabrillo administrators enjoy a
225 day work schedule, which equates to an average of 20
self-selected non-work days,
15 set holidays, 3 individual
responsibility days off annually. 12 days of sick leave accrue
Cabrillo’s Commitment to Diversity
The ideal candidate will share Cabrillo's commitment to educating
its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population.
Cabrillo College serves approximately 11,400 students per term, of
which 45.13% are LatinX, 5.26% multi-ethnic, 2.64% Asian, 1.25%
African-American, 0.79% Filipino, 0.30% American Indian or Alaskan
Native, and 0.18% Pacific Islander as of Fall 2018. At Cabrillo,
56.66% of students are students of color and 54.91% are
economically disadvantaged. In 2006, Cabrillo College was
designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great
responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment
and economic well-being of the surrounding community.
Cabrillo College has a tradition of collegial governance, and
employees at all levels are provided opportunities to engage in
participatory governance in all levels of decision-making at the
college. Cabrillo provides an excellent opportunity to learn,
collaborate, create, and make a difference in the lives of its
students and community.
Employees at Cabrillo College support quality programs and services
to students that promote their diverse and evolving needs as they
progress toward their individual educational goals. Come
join us in our vision to improve the world, one student at a
Examples of Duties
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the
various types of work that may be performed. The omission of
specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the
position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to
- Develops programming and response protocols to support the
District’s efforts in promoting equity and creating an inclusive
- Serves as the District’s Title IX Coordinator and Compliance
Officer; plans and oversees District-wide programs and initiatives
to ensure compliance with Title IX’s legal and regulatory
requirements; develops, recommends and implements policies,
procedures and training programs to meet compliance requirements;
analyzes trends, patterns and possible systemic issues that may
affect the college culture with regard to Title IX issues; develops
and implements the Title IX prevention and awareness program with
other District personnel and tracks completion of all mandatory
training required of District employees.
- Develops and coordinates implementation of outreach and
educational campaigns to ensure the employee and student community
understands the District’s obligations under Title IX and other
state and federal laws and regulations; designs and publishes
marketing and awareness informational materials; maintains the
Title IX website and applicable social media platforms; publicizes
applicable campus and community resources.
- Develops curricula and other training materials and implements
mandated training including training for AB 1825 sexual harassment
prevention, child abuse and neglect mandated reporters, Title IX
sexual violence prevention, unlawful discrimination and other EEO
topics; delivers training sessions or identifies appropriate
vendor-delivered training programs; schedules/deploys training to
be completed; works with administrators and managers to ensure
timely completion of mandated training by all applicable
- Receives and reviews complaints alleging unlawful
discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence and other
complaints and alleged violations; conducts intake interviews;
explains reporting options and resources; oversees, trains and
coordinates the work of investigators assigned to conduct
investigations of discrimination, harassment and sexual misconduct
matters; ensures timely, impartial investigations; prepares
comprehensive reports of findings of fact and recommendations for
appropriate remedies within mandatory deadlines; may conduct
compliant mediations between parties as warranted.
- Performs case management services including maintaining
communications with all parties throughout the investigation and
resolution process; assesses and takes action to mitigate any
potential safety risks that may be involved; coordinates and makes
referrals for support services through the Student Support and Care
Team, Student Health Services, community partners and, when
appropriate, the County Sheriff’s Office; maintains comprehensive
case logs, files and notes.
- Serves as a member of the Student Support and Care Team (SSCT);
participates in triage and in care team meetings; follows up with
reporting parties and students of concern; develops support service
plans for students and others; conducts follow-up training with
relevant parties to ensure understanding of District programs and
- Conducts research to stay abreast of developments in federal
and state law and regulations affecting District Title IX/EEO
policies and compliance procedures and processes.
- Serves as a 24/7 District emergency contact for purposes of
receiving discrimination and harassment claims.
Education and Experience:
- Receives and responds to complaints regarding incivility and
unprofessionalism; drafts sanction letters on behalf of the Vice
President, Human Resources & Labor Relations; refers parties to
supportive services when needed.
- Provides backup assistance to other Human Resources staff when
- Demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity,
sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college
students, faculty and staff.
- Performs related duties as assigned.
Any combination of experience and training that would likely
provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
- Understanding of, and sensitivity to, the diverse academic,
socio-economic, ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds,
disability, and sexual orientation of community college students,
faculty and staff AND
- G raduation from an accredited four (4) year college or
university with a bachelor’s degree in higher education
administration, human resources, psychology, social work, or a
related field AND five (5) years of increasingly responsible
experience in developing and administering EEO and/or Title IX
programs, including the investigation and resolution of
discrimination and sexual harassment claims, preferably in a
community college or other higher education setting OR
- Equivalent combination of training and experience
A juris doctor degree and experience in handling litigation,
mediation, investigation and/or research related to sexual
misconduct, sexual violence/assault, sexual exploitation, stalking,
harassment, and/or discrimination is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Skills and Abilities to:
- Advanced principles, practices and techniques used in the
analysis, evaluation, design, planning and management of a
comprehensive equal employment opportunity/Title IX/civil rights
program and its operations and integration with a full-scale human
resources program including employee relations, employee and
management training and development, and employee discipline and
- Federal, state and local laws, policies and directives
applicable to areas of responsibility including Title VII of the
Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX, California Fair Housing and
Employment Act, Clery Act, Violence Against Women Act, Campus SaVE
Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, the Child Abuse and Neglect
Reporting Act (CANRA), Title 5 of the California Education Code and
- Methods and techniques of trauma-informed investigations and
adjudications pursuant to California Education Code Section 67386
(b) (12) and other legal requirements.
- District organization, functions, rules, policies and
procedures as they apply to assigned areas of responsibility.
- Principles and practices of internal consulting, group
facilitation and conflict resolution including best practices in
de-escalation of intense situations and conversations.
- Research methods and analysis techniques.
- Principles and practices of sound business communications,
including correct English usage, grammar, spelling and
Licenses, Certificates and Other Requirements:
- Plan, organize and implement programs and activities as a Title
IX coordinator as required by law.
- Define issues, analyze problems, evaluate alternatives and
develop sound, independent conclusions and recommendations in
accordance with laws, regulations, rules and policies.
- Independently conduct unbiased investigations of Title
IX/EEO/civil rights complaints in conformance with sound
investigative methods and all applicable law and regulations.
- Successfully develop and implement educational and training
programs, with strong presentation and facilitation skills.
- Collaboratively design, implement and manage administrative
processes, remaining neutral, objective and independent throughout
- Provide sound professional advice to senior management,
administrators, managers, supervisors and bargaining unit
representatives in assigned areas of responsibility.
- Provide leadership based on ethics and principles as they
relate to EEO/civil rights, Title IX and human resources
- Develop and implement appropriate procedures and controls.
- Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive correspondence,
reports, studies and other written materials.
- Present proposals and recommendations clearly, logically and
- Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Understand and follow written and oral instructions.
- Operate a computer and use standard business software.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
- Uphold the District’s mission, values and objectives including
equity and Guided Pathways.
- Support an inclusive work environment that fosters diversity,
respect and engagement.
Desirable certifications include:
- A valid California driver’s license or ability to access and
use alternative transportation.
- Title IX coordinator certification.
- Title IX investigator certification.
- Completed application
- Answer Supplemental Questions
- Attach one of the following:
- Unofficial transcripts from all colleges attended showing
degree(s) conferred (copies, photos, and downloads are acceptable).
Foreign transcripts must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency at the
applicant’s expense -
click here for more information OR
- Equivalency Form –
click here (optional). Submit this form with required
supporting materials if you do not possess the minimum
qualifications as listed in the job announcement and feel you have
the equivalent education and/or experience.
: All application materials must be received as
soon as possible for the initial screening on August 5th
and in general by 11:59 pm on August 12th.
Only completed applications with the above required documents will
be reviewed by the committee. Application materials not required
(including reference letters) for this position will not be
reviewed. Remove personally identifiable information such as
personal photos, social security number, birth date, age, and
gender from your application materials. Expenses related to the
recruitment process are the responsibility of the applicant.
Cabrillo is unable to sponsor work visas.
A search committee will review and invite applicants for an
interview. Meeting the posted requirements does not guarantee an
interview. A written performance exercise and/or presentation may
be a part of the interview, and finalists may be invited to return
for a second interview. All notifications will be via email, and
can also be accessed through your application profile.
Conditions of Employment
Selected candidates given a conditional offer of employment are
required to submit tuberculosis screening clearance results, proof
of eligibility to work in the United States, and present their
Social Security card upon hire (for payroll purposes).
Cabrillo College is an equal opportunity employer and actively
seeks a diverse pool of qualified applicants. The policy of the
College is to encourage applications from all persons. No person
shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex
or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion,
marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin,
medical conditions, status or protected veteran status.
Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to
complete the employment process must notify Human Resources at