Diversity, EEO & Title IX Officer
Office of Human Resources
Under direction of the Vice
President of Human Resources & Employee Relations or designee,
the Diversity, EEO & Title IX Officer plans directs, manages,
oversees and provides leadership and facilitates the District's
equal employment opportunity programs and activities to enhance an
promote District-wide inclusive diversity; assumes responsibility
for the development, coordination, and implementation of the
District's EEO compliance plan, policies, and administrative
procedures in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws,
civil rights statues, regulations, and guidelines; best EEO and
diversity practices and procedures in the hiring, recruitment and
other functions of the HR process; under the general direction of
the Vice President of Human Resources & Employee relations,
this position acts as the Title IX and EEO Officer and is
responsible for providing leadership and ensuring District
compliance with all requirements under Title IX of the Educational
Amendments Act of 1972, and Equal Employment Opportunity legal
requirements including reports and response to complaints, issue
resolution and implementation of remedial measures; responsible for
creating, directing, and implementing appropriate policies
procedures, and training programs where appropriate; and provides
highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Vice
President of Human Resources and Employee Relations or designee
related to EEO, Diversity and Title IX.
1. Coordinates and implements the District’s EEO
and diversity programs and activities for faculty and staff to
education and support EEO and Diversity initiatives; consults with
administration, staff and collective bargaining groups. 2.
Develops, coordinates and provides initial and on-going training to
District staff (including regularly scheduled workshops, annual
Title IX training, training on Title IX grievance procedures,
sexual harassment and discrimination, sexual violence, and gender
equity including EEO, student and staff diversity, ADA, and
harassment prevention); participates in staff and student
orientation activities. 3. Serves as the primary resource to
District hiring committees on EEO and other compliance matters;
monitors hiring committee proceedings, personnel actions, and/or
other employment processes, ensuring compliance with legal
requirements an established policy; advises and trains selection
committees on requirements of Title V and other applicable state
and federal regulations and laws. 4. Develops and implements
strategies to increase recruitment of qualified job applicants from
underrepresented groups. 5. Researches, analyzes, and reports on a
variety of workforce data; performs adverse impact calculations
and/or other analyses as they relate to established District
employment processes. 6. Receives, analyzes, processes, and
responds to inquiries and complaints from faculty, staff, students,
and third parties, including requests for information, complaints
of sexual misconduct, sexual and/or gender-based
harassment/discrimination, stalking, dating violence, domestic
violence, sexual assault, and gender identity in a timely and
equitable manner. 7. Oversees Title IX processes, conducts
investigations, including developing and implementing a case
management/investigative plans for each Title IX complaint;
interviews the complainant, respondent and witnesses; gathers and
secures evidence; makes findings and recommendations related to law
and legal precedence; and keeps thorough records of the
investigatory process within the specific timeframes and standards
pursuant to California Community College policies and procedures,
or applicable laws; ensuring a timely, thorough, impartial, and
equitable process for all parties. 8. Manage oversight of the
District’s efforts to comply with legal and regulatory obligations
in support of the District’s mission, vision and policies as they
relate to Title IX; develop, recommend, and ensure Title IX
compliance and training programs and strategies which meet federal
and State mandates; 9. Make recommendations and coordinate
appropriate interim and remedial measures. Develop resolution for
complex harassment and discrimination cases. Provide advice to
individuals, including the Reporting Party, Accused Party, or a
third party, about reporting options, processes, rights and
resources available at the District and in the community. 10.
Reviews, interprets, analyzes, and evaluates witness statements,
documents, and other evidence collected during the investigation.
Makes credibility determinations when necessary. 11. Prepares and
presents comprehensive investigatory reports of findings of each
investigation and makes recommendations for corrective or proactive
actions in consultation with the Director, Human Resources,
administration, campus security, and/or legal counsel as
appropriate. 12. Provides investigation oversight of discrimination
and harassment investigations involving Title IX, sex, or gender
issues that are conducted by either internal or external
investigators; reviews investigation reports of findings, and makes
recommendations for corrective and/or proactive actions. 13.
Reports complaints defined as crimes under the Clery Act to the
Public Safety Department, or those that may be subject to Clery Act
required emergency notification. Communicates with the Public
Safety Department, as necessary and appropriate, regarding the
College’s responsibilities under Title IX. Serves as a resource on
Title IX issues throughout the District.
14. Maintain and oversee case management database to organize,
manage and track incidents. Prepare statistical reports. Track
cases, data and trends to identify patterns and make
recommendations accordingly and address any patterns or systemic
problems revealed by such reports and complaints; maintains
investigatory files, Title IX grievance files, disposition reports
and other records regarding harassment and discrimination
15. Coordinates regulatory compliance with local, state and federal
civil rights laws and regulations, including Title IX, ADA,
Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Clery
Act, and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
16. Serves as a consultant and subject matter expert to
administrators, faculty, staff, and students on Title IX, and
matters related to diversity, civil rights enforcement, gender
equity, sexual harassment, sexual violence and complaint processing
17. Identifies areas of institutional risk and exposure related to
Title IX compliance, and proactively identifies opportunities for
systemic corrective action; proposes improvements and changes to
College policies and practices. Coordinates the College’s
compliance efforts with respect to Title IX regulations and
requirements, and makes recommendations to Human Resources and
Administration, as appropriate, to address areas of risk.
18. Partners with the Office of Research to develop and implement
an annual survey to assess the school climate and coordinates the
collection and analysis of information from that survey.
19. Develops, recommends, and implements District wide policies
regarding EEO, non-discrimination, sexual harassment prevention,
Title IX compliance, and ADA; works in collaboration with various
District departments and divisions to implement recommendations;
keeps the Vice President of Human Resources and Employee Relations
apprised as to progress in meeting the District’s commitment to
enhancing inclusive diversity.
20. Revise, update, and make recommendations on all communication
on college website, social media pages, job descriptions, and
internal documents to ensure the use non-discriminatory
21. Acts as the College’s representative when attending conferences
and communicating with federal or state compliance or investigation
officers. Serves on governance and administrative committees, as
22. May serve and chair District committees and taskforces,
including but not limited to Diversity Committee, EEO Advisory
Committee and Professional Development Committee.
23. May participate and provide input in the collective bargaining
process as it relates to the duties of EEO, Diversity and Title
24. Perform related duties as
Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Higher
Education, Psychology, Social Work, or Public Administration, or a
closely related field or the equivalent; AND
- Four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience in human
resources, or Title IX compliance and investigations, or Title V
and EEO compliance; AND
- Two (2) years of the experience must include significant
experience conducting discrimination, harassment, Title IX, or
various types of investigations related to Title IX, EEO, or
related compliance issues, including the preparation and
presentation of reports of findings, making recommendations for
corrective action, and complaint resolution.
Recent ATIXA certifications
- Federal and state laws and state regulations related to
unlawful discrimination and sexual harassment based on all
protected categories, including Title II, Title V, Title VI, Title
VII, Title IX, ADEA, ADA, Sections 504 and 508 of the
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Clery Act, Family Educational
Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and Violence Against Women Act
- Best practices as related to institutions of higher education
compliance with Title IX and VAWA.
- Administrative principles and practices, including goal
setting, program development, implementation, and evaluation, and
- Applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulatory codes,
ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of
- Organization and management practices as applied to the
development, analysis, and evaluation of programs and operational
needs of the assigned functions.
- Record-keeping principles and procedures.
- Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and
applications related to the work.
- Techniques for effectively representing the College in contacts
with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business,
professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative
- Techniques for providing a high-level of customer service by
effectively dealing with the public, vendors, students, and College
staff, including individuals of various ages, disabilities,
socio-economic and ethnic groups.
- Understanding and sensitivity to diverse populations.
Working Conditions: Working
- Manage and direct a comprehensive diversity, equity, and
inclusion administrative program for a college or other related
public service agency.
- Perform the essential functions of the position.
- Oversee processes and conduct investigations of cases alleging
discrimination and/or harassment based on sex or gender, including
sexual assault, sexual violence, and related misconduct, including
the ability to investigate and analyze problems.
- Manage and safeguard personal, sensitive, and complex
information and matters with composure, mature judgment, and
discretion, and to maintain confidentiality as appropriate.
- Research and prepare clear, concise, and effective written
reports, and other materials, including the ability to present
findings and recommendations.
- Interpret current state and federal laws, regulations,
policies, procedures, and trends regarding discrimination,
harassment, and retaliation, including Title IX, and other relevant
laws and/or legislation.
- Explain and convey information regarding rules, regulations,
policies, and procedures.
- Work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment, and meet the
needs of individuals from diverse academic, socioeconomic,
cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds with demonstrated
commitment, sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding.
- Communicate to a diverse campus community in a variety of
methods in assessing procedural, policy or ethical concerns in
complex matters while remaining impartial and projecting
- Develop, coordinate, and implement recruitment programs that
enhance staff diversity.
- Develop, implement, and successfully present educational and
training programs to a broad campus audience, including faculty,
staff, students, and others on a variety of topics, including, but
not limited to, sexual harassment/sexual violence, gender-based
harassment/discrimination, Title IX, and other relevant laws,
legislation, and policies with strong presentation and facilitation
- Advocate for programs and support the core values of the
- Maintain appropriate confidentiality, including the maintenance
of confidential records.
- Remain calm and cooperative in confrontational situations.
- Perform duties in a timely manner despite interruptions.
- Operate a computer and assigned office equipment.
outdoors as needed. Sitting for extended periods of time, pushing
and pulling, and visual acuity. The ability to type, use phone,
stand intermittently, walk, bend and stoop, occasionally lift,
carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects of light to moderate
weight (up to 50 lbs.), work at a computer, including sitting and
viewing a monitor for various lengths of time, repetitive use of
keyboard, mouse or other control device, dexterity of hands and
fingers to operate keyboard, ability to communicate and provide
information to others. Frequent interruptions. Some weekends and
evening required. Driving a vehicle to conduct work as
Full Time/Part Time:
Weekly Working Hours:
Work Schedule & Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,
Thursday, Friday - 8 am to 5 pm
Salary Schedule Range:
Leadership Salary Schedule Range
Specific Departmental Needs:
Number of Vacancies:
Desired Start Date:
Posting Open Date:
Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
should include at least: 2 supervisors, 2 direct reports, 2
management level colleagues, 2 faculty. Include name, title,
relationship and current phone numbers. Applicants from sectors
other than education should submit other comparable references.
- Resume: Must include length of employment
(month/year start & end dates) for each employer.
- Cover Letter: Please address how you meet the
minimum requirements for this position and any special
qualifications you possess.
- College Transcripts: For consideration of
college coursework, transcripts must be attached. Transcripts must
be from an accredited institution and include institution name,
degree awarded, and date degree awarded. Diplomas will not be
accepted in lieu of transcripts.
To apply, visit https://cod.peopleadmin.com/postings/5216
- This posting may remain open until filled.
- For first consideration, applications must be received by
October 17th, 2021.