Employee Relations and Title IX Coordinator
Southwestern Community College District
900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910
Employee Relations & Title IX
Incumbents in District positions are expected to exhibit an
equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and
understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural,
gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of
community college students, and employees, including those with
physical or learning disabilities, and successfully foster and
support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
Under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President,
Human Resources or designated administrator, perform a variety of
professional-level human resources duties in support of
employer-employee relations and Title IX.
This is a confidential classification. As such, incumbents perform
duties that involve gathering or reviewing information or data
concerning employee grievances or discipline matters, or data
relating to or containing information about employer bargaining
positions, negotiation strategies, or proposals.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:The following duties are
typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of
the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or
different duties from those set forth below to address business
needs and changing business practices.
Knowledge and Abilities:
MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF:
- Conduct research and analysis of disciplinary actions,
workplace investigations, Title 5 and Title IX concerns, and other
employee relations matters.
- Respond to initial verbal or written inquiries on routine labor
and employee relations matters as well as campus community concerns
including those related to discrimination and harassment; forward
more complex issues to the appropriate administrator.
- Conduct investigations related to employee and labor relations
as well as discrimination and harassment allegations; present
findings and conclusions to management; prepare and edit related
reports and correspondence; make recommendations for follow-up or
- Gather, analyze, organize, and compile documentary evidence
from multiple sources for investigative reports, proposed
disciplinary actions, responses to state and federal government
agencies, administrative hearings, and mediations.
- Assist in responding to government agency complaints including
proceedings before the California Department of Fair Employment and
Housing Commission (DFEH), the Equal Employment Opportunity
Commission (EEOC), and the Department of Labor (DOL).
- Advise management and supervisory personnel on disciplinary and
performance issues and grievance policies and procedures; recommend
solutions to personnel related issues.
- Assist management in developing and implementing new
operational procedures to accommodate legislative changes; develop
and monitor operational procedures to enhance workflow and program
- Manage complex special projects as assigned; compile and
evaluate statistical and other data to prepare various
- May participate in the design, coordination, and implementation
of workshops, training programs, and seminars for the College
community; plan and organize speakers, prepare training content,
coordinate participants, and oversee event logistics; develop and
conduct trainings as assigned.
- Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
MUST HAVE ABILITY TO:
- Operations, services, and activities of a human resources
- Principles and practices of public human resources
- Labor and employer relations practices.
- Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations,
guidelines, and provision including Title VII, Title IX, the Clery
Act as amended, the ADA, the State Education Code, and the
California Code of Regulations.
- Demonstrated understanding of diversity and equal opportunity,
and experience working with people of varying age, class, culture,
disability, ethnicity, gender, nationality, race, religion, sexual
identity, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status.
- Methods and techniques of research and analysis.
- Principles and practices used in preparing, reviewing, and
evaluating a variety of data.
- Principles and practices used in the preparation of
comprehensive, clear, and concise reports.
- Oral and written communication.
- Principles and practices utilized in human resources program
coordination and administration.
- Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.
- Basic principles and practices of training development.
- English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and
- Modern office procedures, methods, and equipment including
computers and applicable software applications such as word
processing, spreadsheets, databases, and HRIS management
Education and Experience:
- Perform a variety of professional-level human resources duties
in support of employer-employee relations and Title IX with minimum
supervision involving the use of a high level of independent
judgment and personal initiative.
- Assist in organizing and administering various District human
resources programs, functions, and services.
- Research, compile, assemble, analyze, and interpret data from
- Organize and synthesize complex information to write thorough
and comprehensive factual reports; disseminate detailed
- Work confidentially with discretion; maintain confidentiality
of work performed including to maintain confidential employee
- Maintain current knowledge of, understand, interpret, apply,
communicate, and explain general and specific administrative and
departmental policies and procedures as well as pertinent federal,
state, and local laws, rules, regulations, requirements, and
- Understand and interpret Memorandum of Understanding relating
to labor and employee relations.
- Assist on ongoing and complex caseload of Title IX related
incidents, complaints, and/or grievances to a prompt, effective,
and equitable remedy.
- Plan and organize work to meet schedules and time lines; meet
critical deadlines while working with frequent interruptions.
- Exercise judgment, diplomacy, discretion, and a high level of
independence in handling matters of a sensitive and confidential
- Design and deliver training programs to all constituents of the
- Treat interviewees, including complainants, witnesses, and
subjects of investigations with respect, dignity, and
- Respond tactfully, clearly, concisely, and appropriately to
inquiries from the public, District staff, or other agencies on
sensitive issues in area of responsibility.
- Work successfully with District faculty, administrators, and
staff as well as community representatives.
- Type or enter data at a speed necessary for successful job
- Demonstrate an awareness and appreciation of the cultural
diversity of the community.
- Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the
diverse racial, ethnic, disabled, sexual orientation, and cultural
populations of community college students.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
those contacted in the course of work.
Any combination equivalent to: A Bachelor’s degree from an
accredited college or university with major course work in business
administration, public administration, personnel administration, or
a closely related field AND
Two (2) years of increasingly responsible technical and analytical
employer-employee relations experience.
Minimum Qualifications: (Faculty and Academic Administrator
Experience performing investigations related to labor and employee
relations, unlawful discrimination, or Title IX is preferred.
R. 16, Step 1-7, $5,830.00-$8,289.00. Initial placement for
external applicants is Step 1. An excellent benefits package which
includes medical, vision, dental, retirement, vacation, generous
sick leave package, and life insurance is available for the
employee and eligible dependents.
As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the
subsequent governing board approval.
All application materials must be received on-line at https://jobs.swccd.edu
. Position is
open until filled. Applications received by the first screening
deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, November 11,
are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection
committee. Any application received after the deadline is not
guaranteed a review. Extended application deadline of 11:59
p.m. on Friday, January 13, 2023.
Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Approximately). Work schedule
may be adjusted to meet the needs of the office.Successful
candidate may be assigned to any of the campus sites (Chula Vista,
National City, Otay Mesa, and/or San Ysidro).
We regret we are unable to accept faxed, e-mailed, mailed, or hand
delivered application materials. Only complete application
materials submitted through SWC online system will be accepted. To
complete and submit your application for this position, please
visit our online employment website at https://jobs.swccd.edu
. All required
information must be submitted online before the review date and
time indicated on the job posting.
A confirmation number will be assigned if your application packet
has been successfully submitted. Assistance with the online
application process is available through the Human Resources Office
at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910; telephone: (619)
482-6395 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all
application materials are received by the review deadline date. A
separate, complete application packet is required for each position
for which you are applying for. All materials included in your
application packet become District property, will not be returned,
will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening
Candidates selected for employment with Southwestern Community
College District must be fingerprinted by an electronic
fingerprinting service (i.e. LiveScan) within 10 days of
employment; provide clearance of tuberculosis (dated within the
past 4 years and renewed every four years as a condition of
continued employment) within 60 days of employment; provide proof
of eligibility to work in the United States.
In addition to the above, for Faculty/Administrator positions
(only), successful candidate must submit official (sealed) college
transcripts confirming date degree conferred and/or a valid CA
Community College Credential.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with
verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the
time the interview appointment is scheduled.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act, Southwestern Community College
District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with
The Southwestern Community College District shall not discriminate
against any person in employment or in any program affiliated with
the District on the basis of age, ancestry, color, ethnic group
identification, national origin, religion, race, sex, sexual
orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on
the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on
association with a person or group with one or more of these actual
or perceived characteristics.
Notice of Availability of the Annual Security Report - Southwestern
College is committed to assisting all members of the community in
providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security
Report is available on the SWCPD website at https://www.swccd.edu/student-support/safety-and-security/jeanne-clery-act/
If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security
Report, which contains this information, you can stop by the SWC
College Police Department or you can request that a copy be mailed
to you by calling (619) 482-6390.
The report contains information regarding campus security and
personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention; public
safety authority; crime reporting policies; programs to prevent
dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking;
the procedures the College will follow when one of these crimes is
reported; and other matters of importance related to security on
campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics
for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes
that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or
property owned or controlled by the College or a recognized student
organization; and on public property within, or immediately
adjacent to and accessible from the campus.
This information is required by law and is provided by the SWC
College Police Department.
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Plan (DAAPP) - More information
about the DAAPP, including the Drug Free Environment and Drug
Prevention Program Policy and Procedure and Biennial report can be
found in the Health and Safety Section of the campus Consumer
Information page ( http://www.swccd.edu/index.aspx?page=1084
To apply, visit: https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/4068