Civil Rights Administrator & Title IX Coordinator
Job location: Commerce TAMUC
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-07-16
Job TitleCivil Rights Administrator & Title IX CoordinatorAgencyTexas A&M University - CommerceDepartmentComplianceProposed Minimum Salary$5,833.34 monthlyJob LocationCommerce, TexasJob TypeStaffJob Description
INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT:
During the application process you have one opportunity to upload documents as a combined PDF. The page “My Experience” has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload the file.
This one combined PDF must include:
- Cover Letter
- Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
- Transcripts – If required for the position (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required at time of verbal offer).
If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.
All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.
The Civil Rights Administrator & Title IX Coordinator , under direction, Monitors, develops, executes, facilitates, and oversees compliance programs with federal, state, and Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) regulatory and governing standards, including but not limited to laws, regulations, statutes, codes, policies, procedures, rules, and directives, as well as compliance own internal and external policies and procedures, guidance and a campus culture that supports a safe and respectful academic, working, and living environment.
- Compiles information needed to process requests filed under the Texas Public Information Act
- Oversees monitoring of policies, procedures, and rules in relation to Title IX developments.
- May prepare program budget requests.
- Prepares and oversees the preparation of training and operational manuals.
- Develops and assesses programs. Conducts program analysis.
- Interprets departmental policies, rules, and regulations and ensures they are followed.
- Chair the university’s Civil Rights/Title IX Stakeholder committee.
- Participate in a variety of meetings, forums and events, which may occur at various points throughout the day, including occasional evenings or weekends
- Manage sensitive and confidential/private information and communications
- Maintain record keeping, understand data management processes and appropriate data is properly collected
- Broad knowledge of compliance issues in higher education in the State of Texas and Federal programs and regulations, or equivalent regulatory knowledge/experience in another state. Thorough understanding of Title VI, Title VII, VIII, Title IX, VAWA, and state and federal guidance and laws relating to harassment and discrimination.
- Broad knowledge of organizational processes, protocols and procedures.
- Demonstrated consulting, relationship building and strategic thinking skills. Advanced use of these skills in guiding the campus toward workable strategies and solutions. Advanced ability to exercise sound judgment in all matters.
- Full understanding of fundamental fairness, due process, and how both fit into a trauma informed process.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver effective training regarding discrimination and sexual harassment, Title VII, Title IX, the Violence Against Women Act and discrimination based on protected categories.
- Advanced analytical, problem-solving, project planning and implementation skills. Thorough analytical skills to review data to analyze for trends, patterns, and systemic issues.
- Advanced written, verbal and presentation skills for influencing and facilitating sustained change.
- Skill and sensitivity to interact with diverse constituencies of various ethnic, social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds in order to facilitate problem resolution and to educate members of the University community effectively.
- Strong verbal and written communications skills and advanced ability to oversee investigations and alternative resolutions.
- Strong ability to act independently; collaborate with others; design, implement and manage administrative processes and remain neutral, objective and independent throughout the process.
- Education: Bachelor’s degree
- Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Three (3) years of related experience. Broad knowledge of compliance issues in higher education in the State of Texas and Federal programs and regulations, or equivalent regulatory knowledge/experience in another state. Demonstrated consulting, relationship building and strategic thinking skills. Thorough understanding of Title VI, Title VII, VIII, Title IX, VAWA, and state and federal guidance and laws relating to harassment and discrimination. Skill and sensitivity to interact with diverse constituencies of various ethnic, social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds. Multitask and work cooperatively with others.
PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE:
- Master’s degree
- Six (6) years of experience in sexual violence, sexual harassment, or discrimination and harassment law (such as Title VI, Title VII, VIII, Title IX, Violence Against Women Act, Americans with Disabilities Act). Four years of experience in conducting or facilitating employment or education/student discrimination, harassment, and retaliation investigations. Three years of experience working in higher education.
- Title IX Administrators or Investigator training/certification. Certified Mediator, Green Dot or other bystander intervention training, Victims Advocate training/certification, or other relevant professional certification
SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned. Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to promotion of diversity and thus all employees are expected to facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The University has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
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