Dec 16, 2019

Director - Fair Practices and Compliance

  • Baltimore City Public Schools
  • Baltimore, MD, USA
Executive Leadership

Job Description

Related positions are contingent on board approval.

The primary responsibilities are to manage, direct, and coordinate all activities of the Office of Fair Practices to include managing the Equal Employment Opportunity & Title IX Compliance Unit, Staff Investigations and the Minority and Women Business Enterprise Unit.

Essential Functions
  • Represents the department in matters relative to the functions of the Office and meet with external administrative and enforcement entities, as well as, with internal supervisors and managers concerning program activities.
  • Oversees staff investigations, investigations of discrimination and Title IX complaints in a timely manner.
  • Reviews comprehensive investigative reports, findings of fact and recommendations.
  • Identifies and integrate best practices in the fair practices arena, including policy needs.
  • Directs the planning, preparation and implementation of the Board?s Minority and Women Business Enterprise Program; oversees the Program?s education, training and outreach efforts.
  • Tracks cases, data, and trends relative to investigations and complaints and identify training needs; identifies trends and develop focus training.
  • Oversees outreach efforts of the Minority and Women Owned Business Program.
  • Reviews and ensures district policies, procedures, protocols, and practices are compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations; makes recommendations for policy changes; collects data and submits mandated reports to state agencies.
  • Keeps abreast of current state and federal laws and regulations and trends in the field of K-12 education related to Title IX, Title VII, ADA, ADEA and procurement laws.
  • Oversees the Office?s budget.
  • Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal employment and nondiscrimination policies; follow federal and state laws, school board policies and the professional standards.

Maximum Salary 126000.00

Minimum Salary 94500.00

Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor?s degree from an accredited, four-year college or university AND ten (10) years of recent professional experience implementing an equal employment opportunity or fair practices program and ensuring adherence to fair practice standards to include administration of programs for persons with disabilities and policy implementation. A combination of education and relevant experience may be accepted. Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communications skills to communicate effectively with all levels of internal employees, the public, and government elected officials; and be able to clearly communicate through formal presentations, in writing, by email or telephone contact.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of EEO laws (e.g. Title VII, ADA, Title IX, Section 504, etc.), and other applicable state and federal laws and regulations related to fair practices.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting EEO or Staff Investigations.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple, on-going and complex caseload of complaints while meeting established deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple, concurrent, and high priority tasks.
  • Demonstrated experience ensuring adherence to program fair practices standards.
  • Experience monitoring compliance with state and local minority business enterprise programs.
  • Experience establishing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders to include Federal, State and local partnership; and be able to accurately document and record information, generate reports, and evaluate information to determine compliance with standards and to ensure compliance with laws.
  • Ability to build and establish collaborative relationships with a wide range of constituencies (e.g. students, parents, administrators, faculty, staff, and community organizations) from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information in a discreet and professional manner.
  • Experience using data management system to generate complex report.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and/or other relevant software.

Full time or Part time Full time

Additional Details

Qualified candidates for the above position must submit the following:
  • Completed online application
  • Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying.
  • Upload copies of all transcripts undergraduate, graduate and all MSDE Certifications
  • Must provide three (3) professional references to include: name, title, business address, e-mail address and phone number
  • All documentation/certification necessary (scanned copies accepted) to substantiate minimum qualifications; must be uploaded into application
  • All documentation must be scanned and uploaded to application
  • Benefits -- This position is eligible for benefits. To review the available options please see the information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the following link:
Baltimore City Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age in its employment, programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, please contact Equal Opportunity Manager, Title IX Coordinator Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX Compliance Office 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208 Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-396-8542 (phone); 410-396-2955 (fax).

This position is not affiliated with any bargaining unit.

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