Detailed Job Description
Under the supervision and direction of the Title IX Coordinator/Equal Opportunity Officer, the Assistant Director is responsible for supporting the daily administration of the Title IX/EO activities for Valencia College, and conducting inquiries/investigations. Coordinates the intake and support process for issues relating to sexual harassment (including sexual assault), interpersonal violence, stalking, and other discrimination/harassment concerns.
Responsible for providing information to employees and students regarding current policies and procedures, administrative processes, and addressing a variety of issues and/or providing general support. Provides educational outreach, trainings, and assists in the development of marketing and educational materials to employees and students on the topics of sexual harassment, interpersonal violence, stalking, and other discrimination/harassment topics.
Assists in resolving complaints of harassment, discrimination, and related misconduct, improper activities, and other employee relations concerns. Develops an inquiry/investigation plan, interviews involved parties, collects and analyzes relevant data, conducts a prompt and thorough review, and provides a detailed, unbiased report regarding the findings of the investigation to the Title IX Coordinator/Equal Opportunity Officer.
District OfficeDepartment: SPD Title IX ComplianceDegree Requirement: Bachelor's Degree
Essential Job Functions
1. Works with the Title IX Coordinator/Equal Opportunity Officer to coordinate educational outreach to the College Community on the topics of Sexual Harassment (including sexual assault, interpersonal violence, and stalking) and Equal Opportunity.
2. Explains and provides consultation and guidance to employees and students to promote understanding of and compliance with college policies and federal, state, and local laws/regulations/guidelines.
3. Supports the Title IX Coordinator/Equal Opportunity Officer to ensure consistent application of College Policy 6Hx28:2-01 Discrimination, Harassment & Related Misconduct (Including Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment, Sexual Assault, Sexual Exploitation, Interpersonal Violence, Stalking, Complicity & Retaliation).
4. . Conducts a prompt, equitable, and impartial review of allegation/complaint including identifying and interviewing parties, gathering and assessing information relevant to the complaint, and developing facts to assist in resolving the complaint. Collaborates with partners as needed to coordinate and execute in a timely manner the College’s response to allegations/complaints.
5. Develops and implements a case management plan for each reported allegation/complaint including an inquiry/investigation plan.
6. Writes a thorough summary of the investigation with findings of fact and recommendations.
7. Supports the Title IX Coordinator/EO Officer and other staff in responding to complaints. Screens and communicates with employees and students by telephone, written correspondence, and in-person to assess circumstances causing concern.
8. Maintains, coordinates and develops a wide variety of written materials and outreach campaigns for the purpose of educating the college community on the topics of sexual harassment, interpersonal violence and stalking.
9. Works collaboratively with OD/HR, Student Affairs, Safety/Security and Risk Management, and other faculty and staff to effectively respond to and address complaints, and/or provide educational trainings, presentations and materials in accordance with Title IX and other appropriate standards. Support the Title IX Coordinator/EO Officer in providing updates to the College community.
10. Maintains effective collaborative working relationships with campus stakeholders, serving on various committees as appropriate.
11. Serves as one of the College’s Deputy Title IX Coordinators.
12. Performs other duties as assigned.
1. Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution (required). Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution (preferred).
2. Previous experience at a college or university setting, preferably in human resources, training/development, or student affairs.
3. Previous experience developing and facilitating educational training and outreach, preferably to both students and employees.
4. A demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
5. Awareness, understanding, and ability to stay current of the various laws, regulations, and policies regarding sexual harassment, interpersonal violence, stalking, and other discrimination/harassment concerns relating to protected status.
6. Must be able to perform all of the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
7. Valid Florida driver’s license and dependable transportation required.
Knowledge Skills Abilities
1. Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations, college policies, procedures, and guidelines related to sexual harassment, sexual assault, interpersonal violence, stalking, and other discrimination/harassment concerns relating to protected status.
2. Skill in the use of a personal computer and related software.
3. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with all levels of applicants, students, and employees.
4. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community.
5. Excellent organizational and communication (both oral and written) skills.
6. Ability to facilitate and lead educational sessions for varying audience types and sizes on the topics of sexual harassment, interpersonal violence, stalking, and other discrimination/ harassment concerns.
7. Ability to analyze information, prepare reports, and make appropriate recommendations and decisions.
8. Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously, and complete assigned work within deadlines.
9. Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.
10. Ability to travel between campuses and off-site locations.
$42,645 - $53,726 per year
Equal Employment and Preference-Eligibility
Valencia College provides equal opportunity for equal opportunity for employment and educational services to all individuals as it relates to admission to the College or to programs, any aid, benefit, or service to students or wages and other terms, conditions or privileges of employment, without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information and any other factor prohibited under applicable federal, state, and local civil rights laws, rules and regulations.
Valencia College extends preference in employment for eligible veterans in accordance to Florida State Statute 295.07.
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