Employee Relations and Title IX Coordinator (Confidential)

Website scccdcareers State Center Community College District

General Purpose 

Under direction, leads and performs complex and sensitive technical, professional and confidential work required to coordinate and administer the District’s Title IX program and conduct workplace investigations on allegations of sexual misconduct, unlawful discrimination and harassment, and other violations of rights, and facilitate resolutions to employee/employer conflicts, including ensuring District and campus compliance with legal requirements, responding to complaints, creating reports, making recommendations, and coordinating appropriate interim and remedial measures; performs research and analysis to develop information used in training, policies and procedures and formulates and recommends effective language, strategies and techniques; conducts investigations often focused on contested allegations that involve potential violation of the District’s policies, procedures, ethics, or the law; and performs related duties as assigned.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities 

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

  • Coordinates and administers the District’s efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibility under Title V of the California Code of Regulations, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; coordinates the District’s response to all complaints involving sexual misconduct, harassment, and discrimination, including collaborating with Campus and District Title IX Coordinators and management on all complaints involving employees, monitoring investigations, reporting findings, identifying and addressing any patterns, and assessing effects on the District climate.
  • Provides direction to lower-level staff and monitors work for accuracy; provides instruction/ training to staff; provides input to supervisor on employee work performance and behavior.
  • Serves as an advisor and subject matter expert for the District to administrators, faculty, staff, students and other Title IX Coordinators on Title IX compliance, regulations, policies, and procedures, and matters related to discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, diversity, civil rights enforcement, gender equity, sexual violence, and complaint processing and resolution.
  • Assists with the development, recommendation and implementation of District-wide policies regarding non-discrimination, sexual harassment prevention and Title IX compliance; interprets, applies, and ensures compliance with all local, state and federal laws, including but not limited, to Title V, Title VII, Title IX, the Clery Act, the Violence Against Women Act, and the Campus SaVE Act, and other applicable program policies, procedures, guidelines, and reporting requirements; remains current on applicable legislative decisions, trends and developments.
  • Collaborates with District Human Resources management and other District Title IX Coordinators to develop and implement goals, objectives, and priorities for compliance with anti-harassment and discrimination laws and Title IX; monitors operational procedures and recommends improvements and modifications to enhance workflow and program effectiveness and incorporates new developments as appropriate; actively promotes the services provided and assists in determining budget needs.
  • Coordinates, receives, investigates, analyzes, processes, and responds in a timely and equitable manner to inquiries and complaints from administrators, faculty, staff, students, and third parties including, but not limited to, complaints of alleged discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, stalking, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and gender identity; collaborates with District Human Resources management on all matters involving employees.
  • Objectively and effectively oversees, coordinates, and conducts investigations of allegations and complaints of alleged unlawful discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, and other violations of rights, including complaints that involve employees; prepares reports and makes findings and recommendations related to applicable laws and legal precedence; ensures investigations are timely, impartial, and thorough and conducted in a trauma-informed manner; appears in court as necessary.
  • Formats, proofreads, analyzes, and synthesizes investigation reports related to Title IX, unlawful discrimination and harassment, misconduct, employment contract violations, and other issues and provides guidance and support to decision makers in summarizing conclusions drawn from investigative findings for administrative determination letters in conformance with federal regulations, established procedures, policies, and standards.
  • Works with assigned investigators and third-party neutral factfinders to maintain detailed logs of investigation and prepares summaries for inclusion in Title IX and unlawful discrimination investigation reports; prepares preliminary responses to formal and informal Title IX complaints by summarizing sexual harassment allegations and general correspondence.
  • In consultation with District Human Resources management, makes recommendations and coordinates appropriate interim and remedial measures; develops resolution for complex harassment and discrimination cases; provides information and assistance to individuals including the reporting party, accused party, or a third party about reporting options, policies, procedures, rights, and resources available at the District and in the community.
  • Identifies, develops, prepares, and compiles critical information and responsive documents of a highly sensitive and confidential nature for Board review closed session and in response to complaints of alleged discrimination from DFEH, EEOC and other external governmental agencies; consults and collaborates with legal counsel on legal matters and judicial processes and proceedings and supplies technical information to support the District’s interests; prepares resolutions and appropriate documentation following Board meetings and sends to appropriate parties as required.
  • Oversees, maintains and conducts training on the Title IX and Staff/Student Conduct software and database to organize, manage, and track incidents; maintains investigatory files, grievance files, disposition reports, and other records regarding harassment and discrimination cases; ensures that documentation of complaint, investigation, adjudication, appeal, and sanctions are thorough and kept confidential within the specific standards and timeframes pursuant to California Community College policies and procedures, or applicable laws.
  • Collaborates with District Human Resources management and other District Title IX Coordinators to develop and implement training and development programs and employee orientation programs to meet the needs of personal, professional, and organizational development related to anti-harassment and discrimination and Title IX compliance and best practices.
  • Develops, coordinates, recommends, tracks, and provides initial and ongoing outreach and training to District and college administrators, faculty, staff, and students; may participate in administrator, faculty, staff and student orientation activities.
  • Collaborates and coordinates with various departments within the District regarding anti-harassment and discrimination and Title IX matters such as with the college or District’s Public Information Office when sensitive information needs to be released and with the District Police Department to report complaints defined as crimes under the Clery Act or those that may be subject to the Clery Act-required emergency notification; collaborates and coordinates with outside agencies such as high school dual enrollment partners when overlapping compliance is needed.
  • Participates in the District’s collective bargaining process by researching and collecting data/information, making recommendations on District proposals and providing input to contract language; maintains official records of bargaining sessions; conducts research and analysis in relation to disciplinary actions, investigations, and other employee relations matters; assists with union contract compliance issues; responds to inquiries related to labor relations matters; collects data, makes recommendations, and suggests corrective action if necessary.
  • Represents the District and participates in state and national program training and development and professional group meetings; makes presentations to various groups within the District, other educational institutions, community organizations, and governmental agencies.
  • Serves on or leads committees, work groups, and task forces; attends meetings and works collaboratively with other District Title IX Coordinators, Campus Title IX Coordinators, and all District and third-party investigators.


  • Demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of historically minoritized groups and participates in professional development activities to increase cultural competency to enhance equity-minded practices within the District.
  • Reviews, evaluates and revises relevant Board Policies and Administrative Regulations; recommends updates where warranted, proofreads and prepares final changes; ensures that Board agenda items and supporting documents are developed, prepared and forwarded within District timelines and legal requirements and guidelines.
  • Maintains and updates the District’s Title IX website and collaborates and coordinates with Campus Title IX Coordinators to ensure their Title IX reporting and resource information on the college website is accurate and current.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Employment Standards / Minimum Qualifications 


Knowledge of: 

  • Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, regulations, guidelines, and provisions including Title V of the California Code of Regulations, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Clery Act (and the Campus SaVE Act), the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) requirements, applicable sections of the California Education Code, and other applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
  • District Board policies and administrative regulations related to equal employment opportunity, sexual harassment, discrimination, gender equity and accommodations of individuals with disabilities, as well as other areas of human resources management.
  • Principles, practices and techniques of fact finding, investigation, negotiation, counseling and conflict management.
  • Trauma-informed care and practice.
  • Investigative interviewing principles and practices.
  • Principles and procedures of confidential record keeping.
  • Principles, practices and methods used in preparing, reviewing and evaluating a variety of data.
  • Principles and practices of sound business communication including business letter writing and complex report preparation.
  • Theories, principles and techniques of training and staff development.
  • Literature, periodicals, and other resources concerning current trends in trauma-informed care, investigative techniques, prevention activities and survivor resources.
  • Principles and practices of public administration, including budgeting, purchasing and maintaining public records.
  • Research methods and analysis techniques.
  • Methods and techniques of facilitating small group processes for resolving problems and optimizing actions with diverse groups.
  • Safety policies and safe work practices applicable to the work being performed.
  • Personnel Commission Rules, Board Policies, Administrative Regulations and Human Resources procedures.

Skills and Abilities to: 

  • Coordinate and administer a comprehensive anti-harassment and discrimination & Title IX compliance program, including developing and implementing goals, objectives and priorities and actively promoting the services provided, using a high level of independent judgement and personal initiative.
  • Gather, assemble, analyze and evaluate facts, evidence, data and other information, draw reason­able and fair conclusions and make sound decisions/recommendations in accordance with laws, regulations, rules and policies.
  • Maintain current knowledge of, understand, interpret and apply applicable federal, state and local policies, laws and regulations.
  • Maintain ongoing and complex caseload of harassment and discrimination & Title IX related incidents, complaints, and/or grievances to a prompt, effective and equitable remedy.
  • Prepare, present and conduct periodic training sessions and team building, as directed, in anti-harassment and discrimination and Title IX and other applicable state and federal laws, regulation and harassment prevention matters in a manner that is culturally-responsive to the audience.
  • Objectively and effectively conduct interviews and investigate complaints of discrimination, harassment and sexual misconduct in a trauma-informed manner to extract pertinent, essential information and knowledge from the subject.
  • Identify and respond to sensitive community and organizational issues, concerns and needs using an equity-minded framework to meet varying needs.
  • Analyze a variety of administrative, organizational and student relations problems and consult effectively with administrators and managers to develop solutions.
  • Utilize electronic database systems and query tools to extract data from databases for interpreting and communicating data.
  • Define issues, analyze problems, evaluate alternatives and develop sound, independent conclusions and recommendations in accordance with laws, regulations, rules and policies.
  • Organize, set priorities and exercise sound, independent judgment within areas of responsibility.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information and work products.
  • Organize and synthesize complex information to prepare clear, concise, thorough, and comprehensive factual reports, correspondence, studies and other written materials and to disseminate appropriate detailed information.
  • Make presentations and present proposals and recommendations clearly, logically and persuasively to diverse audiences.
  • Use tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive and complex issues, situations and concerned people.
  • Represent the college and form partnerships with external agency/organization representatives, District constituents and the general public such as the college Public Information Office for matters released to the news media and community prevention and survivor support organizations.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of historically minoritized groups and participates in professional development activities to increase cultural competency to enhance equity-minded practices within the District.
  • Effectively engage and support historically minoritized groups by addressing issues of equity and improving culturally responsive service-oriented practices.
  • Communicate effectively to a diverse population, both orally and in writing utilizing exceptional interpersonal and intercultural skills.
  • Understand and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Operate a computer and use standard and proprietary business software.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all those encountered in the course of work.


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in human resources, law, personnel/public/business administration, or a related field, and at least four years of progressively responsible experience in the public or private sector in human resources, performing investigations, or related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Experience in harassment, discrimination or sexual assault investigations preferred.


A valid California driver’s license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District’s vehicle insurance program.

Within 6 months of hire, obtain certification as a Title IX Level 1 Coordinator and Office of Civil Rights (OCR) Level 1 Investigator and maintain certification through continued annual trainings.


The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands 

While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to sit; talk or hear, in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; and reach with hands and arms. Employees are frequently required to walk and stand; and lift up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Mental Demands 

While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work; work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work with frequent interruptions; work under intensive deadlines; accommodate stressful situations; and interact with District managers, staff, the public and others encountered in the course of work.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Employees work under typical office conditions, and the noise level is usually quiet.

The employee may be required to travel to locations other than assigned work site and to adjust to work schedule changes and requirements to work overtime.

Assessment Process

To move forward in the selection process, you must complete an online application through our web site at http://www.schooljobs.com/careers/scccd. Please attach to your application a copy of your degree or transcripts (including when degree was awarded) or your application may be considered incomplete.  Resumes may also be uploaded but cannot be used in lieu of a completed application.

When completing the application, please make sure you include ALL current and previous employment in the Work Experience section of the application and complete ALL fields, including the name and contact information for your supervisors. Experience that is included in the resume but not in the Work Experience section of the application may not be considered for the purpose of determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

All required documents must be submitted by the applicant. Personnel Commission staff will not upload your documents for you. The State Center Community College District does not accept letters of recommendation for classified positions. Please do not attempt to attach letters of recommendation to your application.

The application review process includes an evaluation of training and experience based on given application information and answers to supplemental questionnaire.  Only the most qualified applicants, who pass the minimum qualifications review, will be invited to the assessment process.

The assessment process will include a competency assessment (30% weight) and an oral interview assessment (70% weight). Of those achieving a passing score on the competency assessment, only the most qualified candidates will be invited to the oral interview assessment. Passing score is 75% out of 100% on each assessment section.


The assessment process / assessment date is subject to change as needs dictate. All communication regarding this process will be delivered via email to the address listed on your application.

Candidates who attain a passing score on the assessment will be placed in rank order on a district wide Open-Competitive List.  Using the same process, a separate Promotional List will be established and both Lists will be used concurrently.  Unless otherwise indicated, the eligibility list will be used to fill current vacancies in this classification for at least six (6) months. The current vacancy is at the District Office.


Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the State Center Community College District Personnel Commission Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.

State Center Community College District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  It is the policy of State Center Community College District to provide all persons with equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, religion or similar factors as defined by law.  We are a Title V employer.

To apply for this job please visit www.schooljobs.com.

Recent Posts
Contact Us

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Not readable? Change text.

Start typing and press Enter to search