Title IX Officer (Apply via Search Firm)

San Jose, CA
Mar 29, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 24415
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Code: 3312
Department: Office of Diversity

About the Position

The search firm R.H. Perry & Associates is managing this recruitment. All applications, inquiries, and nominations should be submitted directly to them: www.rhperry.com

The San Jos State University community seeks an outstanding new leader for the position of Title IX Officer.

San Jos State University (SJSU) is a major, comprehensive public university located in the center of San Jos, California the heart of Silicon Valley. A member of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) System, SJSU is the oldest state university in California. Its distinctive character has been forged by its long history, its location and its vision a blend of the old and the new; the traditional and the innovative. Among its most prized traditions is an uncompromising commitment to offer access to higher education to all persons who meet the criteria for admission, and to provide for and support a faculty that is active in scholarship, research, technological innovation, community service and the arts.

The Title IX Officer is responsible for the management of the Universitys comprehensive Title IX Program, as well as ensuring campus-wide implementation of and compliance with California State University Executive Orders 1096, 1097, and 1098, or any superseding executive order, state and federal Title IX laws, and all other applicable CSU, state and federal laws and policies.

Under the administrative direction of the Chief Diversity Officer, the Title IX Officer has authority across all campus-based divisions and programs and, with the Chief Diversity Officer, is responsible for the development and implementation of campus policies and procedures, as well as training, education and communications on campus. He or she will conduct and/or coordinate investigations of complaints received pursuant to Title IX, ensuring a timely, thorough, impartial, and equitable process for all parties. The incumbent must demonstrate sound judgment and be committed to the principles of due process, fairness and respect.

This is a position in the CSU - Management Personnel Plan (MPP), and serves at the pleasure of the President. This position will require adherence to University compliance training such as: Conflict of Interest and Ethics, AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention, Information Security, and Injury and Illness Prevention Program. The person hired for this position may be required to complete an outside employment disclosure statement in accordance with Title V of the California Code of Regulations.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's Degree in related field and 5 years of progressively responsible experience with Title IX processes, investigations and programs in a higher education environment.

Preferred Qualifications

-JD, Juris Doctor degree plus 2 to 4 years progressively responsible experience with Title IX processes, investigations and programs in a higher education environment. May consider 3 to 5 years of experience practicing as a licensed attorney in employment law in cases involving harassment and/or discrimination.


-Master's Degree
-Experience in the CSU system and knowledge of CSU Executive Orders
-Experience in managing both compliance and education components of a Title IX program
-Experience working in Title IX investigative work at a large higher education institution

Posting Date

February 1, 2018

Application Screening

Application Screening begins February 28, 2018
Applications received before that date will receive first consideration.

This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.

Required Application Material:

Applications, inquiries, and nominations should be submitted directly to the search firm:

R. H. PERRY & ASSOCIATES, is supporting SJSU in this search, which is on an accelerated timeline. All communications may be directed in confidence to Mr. Thomas K. DaRin, Senior Consultant, at (585) 451-9385, or to Mr. Paul G. Doeg, President & Chief Operating Officer, at (406) 220-2129. The position profile is available at www.rhperry.com and further discusses the institution and the position.

To ensure full consideration, applications are due February 28, 2018.

Screening will continue until the position is filled. Application materials should include a cover letter that addresses the position responsibilities and qualifications listed above; a current rsum; and contact information for at least three professional references. Apply at www.rhperry.com.

Note To Applicant

Every applicant who reaches the final level of interviews will be required to complete a background check. The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.


All San Jos State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Statement

SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.

Contact Information

One Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192-0046
Phone: 408-924-2250


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