Title IX Coordinator
Full-time Exempt 40 hours per week; 12 months per year
MSC Range 12; $75,158.09 per year
Tentative interview dates: January 15th and 17th, 2019
Relocation reimbursement may be authorized. Please contact Human Resources for more information.
Some highlights and details associated with this position:
Work schedule of Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Over the summer, that changes to Monday – Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with Friday off.
Health benefits, The District offers several plans to employees, many of them at no cost to the employee. Additionally, Butte College employees have access to two Health and Wellness Centers through Butte Schools Self-Funded Programs. Employees can receive free or reduced cost care (depending on plan election).
Butte College's main campus is located on a 928-acre wildlife refuge and we pride ourselves on being a national college leader in sustainability. Community partnerships matter to us. We work with our K-12 partners to create career pathways for students to seamlessly move from high school to Butte College coursework or credit to transfer to a four-year university. In fact, Butte College has the highest transfer rate of all California community colleges to California State University, Chico. Butte College contributes to economic development through the Training Place, and the Small Business Development Center.
For 50 years, we have successfully provided a quality educational experience to our students, offering associates degrees and training in career fields including business, medical, law enforcement, welding, automotive, computers, and more.
The ideal candidate will share Butte College's commitment to our mission and values, especially our commitment to educating our racially and socio-economically diverse student population. We currently enroll around 16,000 students annually, many of whom are from racially minoritized populations. 56% of Butte College students are white, 27% are Latinx, 6% are Asian, 2% are African American, 1% are Native American, and 5% are multi-ethnic. As a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Butte College understands that it has a great responsibility to the educational attainment and economic well-being of our surrounding communities.
The successful candidate will join a campus community that demonstrates its commitment to student equity by supporting ongoing professional development for students, faculty and staff. These opportunities include a Cultural Awareness Community of Practice, FAIR Classrooms, active Diversity and Student Equity Committees, support for our undocumented and AB 540 students, a robust set of culturally responsive programs and events, and conferences related to equity-mindedness and supporting the success of our diverse students.
Under direction of the Vice President of Student Services, the Title IX Coordinator's responsibilities include administration and oversight of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, including the College's ongoing compliance with Title IX and other regulations governing sex or gender-based discrimination and harassment, dating and domestic violence, stalking, other sexual violence, and gender-identity. The Title IX Coordinator is also responsible for compliance with federal and state laws and regulations on equity and equal employment opportunity as they relate to sex or gender-based harassment or discrimination.
The Title IX Coordinator serves as the primary investigator for Title IX, student equity and allegations of discrimination, harassment and other areas covered within the program. In collaboration with the Executive Director of Human Resources, the Title IX Coordinator shares oversight regarding the enforcement of state and federal laws, and the College's policies prohibiting sexual misconduct, harassment, discrimination and retaliation.
The Title IX Coordinator leads and proactively influences college-wide Title IX planning, monitoring, reporting, grievance procedures, education, prevention, and training efforts, and is responsible for developing and implementing ongoing effective and compliant education and training programs; and monitoring and ensuring the efficacy of such programs.
The duties recorded below are representative of the duties of the class and are not intended to cover all the duties performed by incumbent(s) of any particular position. The essential duties of the class are indicated with an asterisk.
The Duties listed below are not listed in order of importance.
- 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 genderbased harassment/discrimination, stalking, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and gender identity in a timely and equitable manner*
- Assists individuals in accessing available resources, including advocacy, academic support, counseling, disability, medical/health or mental health services, and legal assistance both on and off campus*
- Recommends, in consultation with Human Resources, interim measures pending completion of investigations*
- Collaborates with other campus offices, as needed, to coordinate and execute in a timely manner Butte College's response and investigation of complaints as pursuant to Title IX*
- 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; 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*
- Advises complainants, respondents, and witnesses of applicable policies and procedures; including the college's investigatory procedure, and Title IX grievance process*
- Reviews, interprets, analyzes, and evaluates witness statements, documents, and other evidence collected during the investigation. Makes credibility determinations when necessary*
- Prepares and presents comprehensive investigatory reports of findings of each investigation and makes recommendations for corrective or proactive actions in consultation with the Executive Director, Human Resources, administration, campus police, and/or legal counsel as appropriate. Prepares disposition reports*
- Collaborates with Human Resources, when appropriate, and 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*
- Maintains investigatory files, Title IX grievance files, disposition reports and other records regarding harassment and discrimination cases*
- Reports complaints defined as crimes under the Clery Act to the Butte College Police Department, or those that may be subject to Clery Act required emergency notification. Communicates with the campus Police Department, as necessary and appropriate, regarding the College's responsibilities under Title IX. Serves as a resource on Title IX issues for the campus Police*
- Stays abreast of regulations and statutes relating to civil rights laws and gender-based harassment and violence, and reviews Butte College's policies, procedures, and practices, and develops and recommends policies, procedures, programs, and plans to ensure Butte College's compliance with California Community College, Title IX, and EO policies, regulations, and procedures*
- 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 and resolution*
- Collaborates with Administration and Human Resources to develop, coordinate, and provide education and training (including regularly scheduled workshops, annual Title IX training, training on Title IX grievance procedures, sexual harassment and discrimination, sexual violence, and gender equity) to faculty, staff, and students as appropriate in an effort to reduce the recurrence of incidents/complaints and prevent them from becoming systemic problems, and to promote equity in education and employment*
- 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 campus policies and practices. Coordinates the College's compliance efforts with respect to Title IX regulations and requirements, and makes recommendations to the Executive Director of Human Resources and Administration, as appropriate, to address areas of risk*
- Develops and implements an annual survey to assess the school climate and coordinates the collection and analysis of information from that survey.
- Develops and disseminates educational materials to faculty, staff, and students*
- Acts as Butte College's representative when attending conferences and communicating with federal or state compliance or investigation officers. May serve on a variety of District committees as requested
- May perform other related duties as assigned
- 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, managing Title IX processes and programs, interpreting federal and state laws and regulations regarding 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 EEO, or related compliance issues, including the preparation and presentation of reports of findings, making recommendations for corrective action, and complaint resolution.
- Graduation from high school or G.E.D. or the equivalent is required.
** A Master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the experience, except for the investigatory experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
- Within one (1) year of appointment the incumbent must attend ATIXA or comparable training in EEO and civil rights investigations.
- Must have a valid California state driver's license maintained throughout duration of employment with the District.
- A Master's degree in a related field is preferred.
- Experience in designing, developing and implementing successful training programs, plans, and services related to nondiscrimination and Title IX compliance.
Skill in: Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing, including the ability to convey complex and sensitive information to a diverse audience that may include students, faculty, staff, and community members; establishing and maintaining productive and effective, inclusive working relationships and partnerships, including working collaboratively and cooperatively with internal and external constituencies, while exhibiting tact, patience, and diplomacy; problem solving and conflict resolution, including negotiation skills and the ability to develop novel and creative solutions to resolve issues.
Ability to: Perform the essential functions of the position; 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 impartiality; 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 skills; advocate for programs, and support the core values of the college; 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. Supplemental Information
WORK DIRECTION, LEAD AND SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
This is a single incumbent, non-supervisory position.
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stand, walk, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.
Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Speech Recognition -- The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; operate assigned equipment and to observe and assess the demeanor of others.
Regular interaction with the College community, including faculty, staff, and student, other colleges, community agencies, Advisory Board members, and members of the public.
Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is rarely exposed to outside weather conditions; however, possible exposure to hazards and physical risks to personal safety may occur while operating certain equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually mild.
- The successful applicant will be required to complete a medical history questionnaire and must agree to undergo and pass a pre-employment physical examination, based on the physical requirements of the position, prior to employment. The physician will be selected and paid for by the District. Disabilities not related to the essential physical job requirements will not preclude the applicant from being hired.
- Education Code § 87408.6 states that no person shall be initially employed by a community college district in an academic or classified position unless the person has submitted to an examination within the past sixty (60) days to determine that he or she is free of active tuberculosis.
- As a condition of employment the position you are applying for will require that you provide fingerprints to the local police department. The fee charged by the Department of Justice (DOJ) for the fingerprint report is the employee's responsibility. If you should be offered this position you will be asked to sign a payroll deduction form which will authorize the District to deduct the fee charged by the DOJ from your first paycheck.
The Butte-Glenn Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ALL APPLICANTS, INCLUDING CURRENT BUTTE COLLEGE EMPLOYEES, MUST SUBMIT ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS WITH THE ONLINE APPLICATION IN ORDER TO MOVE FORWARD IN THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.
All on-line attachment types require that you attach a document.
Please describe in your cover letter how your past experience and qualifications meet the needs of this position.
RESUME OR VITA:
Please submit this as an attachment, not as a text resume within the application.
TRANSCRIPTS OF ACADEMIC WORK:
You are required to provide transcripts for coursework and/or degrees listed on the application materials you have submitted. The transcripts must include the date the institution granted the degree. Legible unofficial copies of transcripts are acceptable at this point in the process. Official transcripts must be submitted prior to hire.
Foreign transcripts must include a U.S. evaluation and translation. Please contact the Office of Human Resources for a list of agencies providing this service or our website at; http://www.butte.edu/hr/job_opportunities/associate_faculty/foreign_degree_eval.html
All offers of employment are contingent upon the submission of official transcripts showing completion of the degree.