SUMMARY: The Title IX/Nondiscrimination Coordinator ("Coordinator") works collaboratively with senior leadership, General Counsel, Human Resources, other district departments, outside counsel, local law enforcement agencies and other staff to support the district's efforts for equity and inclusion, to oversee compliance efforts with regard to nondiscrimination laws and policies and to deliver efficient and systematic resolutions to investigations. The Coordinator will conduct, coordinate and document a variety of workplace and school-based investigations of a confidential and sensitive nature. The Coordinator fosters a safe and supportive environment that is conducive to the academic pursuit and healthy personal development of all persons. This position requires a high level of independent thinking, sound legal judgment, and critical decision making in all aspects of the job in determining the most effective investigative methodology. Errors in decision making could result in incomplete, biased, incompetent, or unjust investigation resulting in physical or emotional harm to employee(s), student(s), or self, civil suit against the District and subsequent financial liability, wasted resources, and/or adverse publicity to the District.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Coordinate the administration of the district's procedures for investigating and resolving Title IX and other discrimination complaints.
2. Ensure district compliance and manage day-to-day responsibilities regarding State, federal and district polices to prevent and prohibit discrimination.
3. Develop and implement training/initiatives to educate students and staff of rights, responsibilities and resources to ensure all students and district employees are aware of nondiscrimination rules and regulations.
4. Supervise and coordinate internal investigations on behalf of the district concerning violations of district policy, discrimination, harassment, and any other discrimination related matters. Use sound legal judgment, critical thinking, and appropriate standards/methods of investigative practices to ensure completion of timely, impartial and thorough investigations. Supervise the compilation and formulation of the official investigative case report and all relevant materials.
5. Create and maintain a tracking system on the outcome of all investigated cases. Oversee the preparation and maintenance of accurate logs, complete reports and other documentation relating to investigations. Create proactive measures to address any negative trends/patterns.
6. Conduct audits to ensure the district staff's compliance with Title IX and the district's nondiscrimination administrative requirements.
7. Serve as the internal consultant and subject matter expert on equity, inclusion and nondiscrimination of all types.
8. Assist district legal counsel in matters dealing with complaints filed with compliance agencies.
9. Review, revise and draft district policies and procedures, as well as conduct research to ensure district policies comply with the goals of the district and state and federal laws. Those laws include, but are not limited to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other laws and rules relating to harassment, sexual misconduct, gender, sexual assault, and related policies for the district.
10. Perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor's degree in human resources, or related field.
• Minimum of five (5) years of related work experience required
• Workplace, Title IX or other non-discrimination investigations experience preferred.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:
• Criminal background check required for hire.
• Relevant professional training or certification, such as ATIXA Certification preferred
• Ability to travel among school locations.
Job Category: Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager Contact Information
- Nicole Stone
- 1500 E 128TH AVE
- Thornton, Colorado 80241