Director, Student Equity & Title IX

Employer
Coastline Community College
Location
Fountain Valley, California
Salary
$95,071.00 - $126,350.00
Posted
Apr 09, 2018
Ref
C-024-18
Institution Type
Community College

Coastline Community College

 

Director, Student Equity & Title IX

Job# C-024-18

Salary: $95,071.00 - $126,350.00 

Deadline: 05/07/18

 

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Summary:

 Plans, directs, and coordinates the college's student equity and Title IX programs and services. Directs high school and college-level outreach activities to promote the programs and identify potential student-participants. Serves as the primary investigator in Title IX, student equity and allegations of discrimination, harassment and other areas covered within the programs.

Distinguishing Career Features:

The Director, Student Equity and Title IX, directs and coordinates integral student services assuring equity and safety.  The Director provides leadership and oversight for implementing the campus equity framework and accomplishing short and long range goals and strategies for equity, inclusion, and alignment with the mission of the College. Additionally, the Director oversees Title IX activities including managing Title IX delegates, procedures for receiving and investigating complaints, and collaborating with Human Resources, Student Conduct, and Campus Safety to assure staff and students are trained, aware of rights, and the College is compliant.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Specific duties may vary among departments and jobs.  Incumbents typically perform a substantial portion or all of the following kinds of duties:

Student Equity:

Leads the development of the college's student equity programs and activities, including strategies for proactive collaboration with faculty, staff, and students to develop high impact programs and support systems to encourage enrollment, inclusion, and retention of all student populations. 

Directs and participates in student equity activities, including resource, service, and staff development, effective personnel management, and best practices to support equity and inclusion in the college's learning communities. 

Plans, develops, implements, and integrates into student equity goals, comprehensive 'targeted' programs and services for educationally, culturally, physically, and socio-economically disadvantaged and historically underrepresented students. 

Collaborates with Research and Institutional Effectiveness to plan, facilitate, and coordinate research and professional development strategies and activities for an integrated plan based on data driven assessments. 

Seeks, writes, and implements 'awarded' complementary grants. Coordinates and align work with other complementary grants and programs such as and not limited to basic skills initiatives and student success and support programs. 

Prepares and presents reports and other required documentation on a timely basis in compliance with the District, College and State Chancellor's Office mandates.  Develops and implements processes, procedures, and best-practices to ensure assigned programs comply with grant requirements and performance outcomes.

Title IX:

• Ensures implementation and compliance with applicable California Community College policies and procedures that ensure the annual Title IX training and regularly scheduled workshops will be provided to all faculty, staff, and students. 

• Investigates, and prepares and presents reports of investigation findings. Develops recommendations for proactive and corrective actions to administration by identifying opportunities for systemic corrective action, changes to policies or operational practices, and communications and procedural training that can reduce recurrence of complaints. 

• Independently formulates plans, processes, and timetables to conduct accurate, complete, and thorough investigation is within the specific timeframes and standards articulated in the California Community College policies and procedures. Or applicable laws. 

• Reviews, interprets, analyzes, and evaluates witness statements, documents, and other evidence collected during the investigation.  Advises complainants, respondents, and witnesses of applicable policies and procedures. Oversees and maintains all Title IX grievance files, disposition reports, and other records.  

• Provide consultative services to the campus community regarding issues of student discrimination, harassment, retaliation and other matters.  In collaboration with District and college Human Resources, coordinates and provides training for students related to their rights under Title IX and grievance procedures. 

• Prepares, recommends, and manages approved budgets for assigned programs. 

• Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.

 

Qualifications and Physical Demands

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge and Skills:

The position requires specialized professional knowledge of the principles and audiences for Student Equity, Title IX, and related programs, including evaluation, budget management, and compliance with the laws, regulations, policies, and procedures governing these programs.  Requires working knowledge of student development theory, student equity issues on a community college campus and college governance processes and procedures. Requires specialized knowledge of and skill at developing and implementing a plan of accountability for Student Equity and Title IX as related to state regulations.  Requires knowledge of college, district, community, and social service referral sources.  Requires knowledge of best supervisory, performance management, and team building practices.  Requires working knowledge of general evaluation and statistical methodology for preparation of research, evaluation, and reports. Requires working knowledge of and skill at assessing, understanding, articulating, and evaluating information technology needs, and solutions to support these areas of responsibility.  Requires excellent oral and written language skills to prepare reports and professional correspondence.  Requires well-developed human relations skills to initiate contact and develop work relationships with educators, agencies, and students, conduct investigations and performance reviews, deliver presentations, and convey technical information to a wide variety of audiences. 

Abilities:

Requires the ability to carry out the goals and objectives of the position.   Requires the ability to develop program and customer service standards and measurable outcomes.  Requires the ability to learn, interpret, and apply State Education Code, Government Code, Title IX, and other federal and state regulations as related to the responsibilities of the position.    Requires the ability to develop and administer budgets.  Requires the ability to successfully serve as a college and District representative to large groups of students, faculty, and members of the community. Requires understanding of, sensitivity to and commitment to meeting the needs of the individuals from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds.  Requires the ability to work collaboratively and productively with internal and external constituencies to identify and recruit students, enhance student engagement and retention, and success.  Requires the ability to advocate for the programs supervise and support the core values of the college. Requires the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and community members. Requires the ability to direct, train, and coordinate office staff and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

 

Education and Experience:

The position a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and five years of related experience including one year of experience in conducting discrimination, harassment and retaliation investigations, and designing and delivering inspiring training programs for staff and students.  Or, any combination of education and experience that would meet the required qualifications.

Desired Qualifications:

A Master's degree from an accredited institution or Juris Doctorate (JD) from an accredited institution with experience in student equity. Experience working within collective bargaining contracts.

Additional Information:

The incumbent in this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth as a condition of employment.

Licenses and Certificates:

Requires a valid driver license.

 

Conditions of Employment

This is a contract, full-time, 12-month per year, Classified Management position. The normal hours of work will be 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Flexible schedule and weekends might be necessary to address the needs of the job duties, programs and/or students. The effective date of employment will be arranged with the supervisor.

 

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

 

The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Coast Community College District policies, procedures, and Title IX. (Reference: BP/AP 5910).

 

The Coast Community College District celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the District's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

 

Coast Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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