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FT Investigator/Deputy Title IX Coordinator (Confidential)

Cerritos College
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Feb 2, 2023

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FT Investigator/Deputy Title IX Coordinator (Confidential)

Salary: $89,088.00 - $111,972.00 Annually
Job Type: Full Time
Job Number: Investigator Deputy -23
Closing: 2/28/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
Location: Norwalk, CA
Department: Investigator Deputy -23
Division: Human Resources

Equity and Diversity
The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles of equal opportunity employment. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures or practices. In fact, the college encourages applications from all segments of qualified people.

Closing Date:
This position will close on February 28, 2023 at 11:59 PM (or when 150 applications are received, whichever occurs sooner).

College 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 20,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at

Department Profile

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.

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 Director, 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.

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.

Supplemental Information
The position requires professional knowledge of:
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and governing laws and procedures, U.S. Code. §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.
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with members of the campus community. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • Must be able to recognize printed material (printed or online) for more than 50% of the expected work time.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Requires the ability to lift, push, and pull objects of medium weight (less than 30 lbs.) on an occasional basis with or without accommodation.

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

Salary/Fringe Benefits

Grade 21 on District Confidential Salary Schedule ($7,424.00 -$9,331.00/month).

Health and welfare benefits include District contribution for medical/dental/vision benefits and employee life insurance ($50,000). (Cash in lieu option available on medical insurance.)

Participation in the Public Employee's Retirement System that is also integrated with Social Security.

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.

Board Policy 2905 requires mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations as a condition of employment. The District requires all employees to submit proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, as defined by the CDC. Full policy details can be found on the website;">Cerritos College - Chapter 2 - Board of Trustees. Employees may submit requests for medical or religious exemptions to the vaccine mandate for consideration. Details are available on the District's">COVID-19 webpage

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

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.

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. Transcripts must be from regionally accredited institutions. A foreign transcript must be evaluated by a NACES certified agency. The website address is
Required Documents:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Copy of Transcripts
Optional Document:
  1. 1 Recommendation Letter (Written within one year)

To apply, visit

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. . jeid-344ab06275ef364e9c701b1a9443410b

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