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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Description Listing

TITLE:

Title IX Coordinator

SUPERVISED BY:

President

DEPARTMENT:

Title IX

GRADE:

Contract 

CATEGORY:

Administrator

STATUS:

Exempt 

FUNCTION OF THE JOB:

The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the College’s compliance with Title IX, and other related discrimination laws, and serves as the College’s primary contact for cases alleging misconduct, specifically sexual misconduct, gender-based discrimination, harassment, intimate partner violence, and stalking for students, faculty, and staff.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provides ongoing consultation with College stakeholders regarding Title IX requirements, compliance, and grievance resolution. Provides resource referrals to students and staff involved in investigations. Cultivates relationships and collaborates with a variety of campus partners to ensure Title IX policies are communicated to all constituencies, including the gathering of a Title IX task force, if necessary.  Remains knowledgeable of federal and state law and regulations, and trends within higher education related to harassment and other discriminatory practices. Identifies and integrates best practices into knowledge base and practice. Develops, delivers and oversees culturally responsive educational programs for students, faculty, and staff including disseminating educational materials and conducting outreach and training. Organizes and maintains all training and complaint records. Develops and implements a case management database to organize, manage, and track Title IX incidents. Coordinates Title IX efforts with other institution offices that receive or investigate complaints. Gathers evidence and investigates incidents and complaints reported as Title IX violations filed with the Office of Equity and Inclusion. Advises impacted parties and respondents of their rights. Coordinates interim measures and accommodations throughout the college.  Ensures a fair, timely, and well-documented investigative process. Maintains accurate and thorough records and notes of investigate process. Creates comprehensive written investigate reports that clearly identify the issues investigated, identify all relevant university policy, and summarize all relevant evidence. Creates partnerships among the diverse constituency of the district and region. Evaluates and determines merit/no merit of complaint claims. Summarizes case findings in preparation for distribution. Tracks, trends, reports, and addresses systemic problems relating to complaints. Assume all other reasonable professional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Must understand and support the mission of the community college. Strong organizational skills. Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to conduct duties and responsibilities in the midst of other responsibilities. Serve as a resource to faculty and staff. 

PERSONAL INTERACTION:

Frequent and personal contact is made with all levels of college personnel, faculty, students, and organizations in relation to specific departmental duties and services.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

No supervision required.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree is required.

Revised:

9/29/2021

TORT LIABILITY STATEMENT:

Coordinates the College Risk Management Program in a capacity appropriate to this position. This includes, but is not limited to, monitoring conditions, events and circumstances present through daily College operations, and communicating observations to the appropriate supervisor or taking necessary actions to correct, prevent or limit safety problems. May serve as a member of a committee that supports the health, safety and/or legal rights of visitors, students and staff. Such committees may include the AA/EEO, Sexual Harassment, and Safety/Loss Control committees. (Risk Management Categories I, III, IV. See Tort file.)


This description is intended to indicate the kinds and levels of work difficulty that will be required of the position that will be given the title and shall not be construed as declaring what specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of the supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.