Anticipated Hiring Salary: Commensurate with experience
FLSA status: Exempt
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About the Position
The successful candidate for the position of Title IX Officer will be responsible for the management of the comprehensive Title IX Program, as well as ensuring campus-wide implementation of and compliance with California State University Executive Orders 1095, 1096, and 1097, or any superseding executive order, state and federal Title IX laws, and all other applicable CSU, state and federal laws and policies.
The Title IX Officer is the campus subject matter expert on Title IX programmatic activities regarding training, education, communication, complaint procedure administration, investigations, and best practices. The Title IX Officer has authority across all campus-based divisions and programs and, with the Chief Diversity Officer, is responsible for the development and implementation of campus policies and procedures, as well as the interpretation of Title IX laws and policies.
The Title IX Officer will also conduct and/or coordinate investigations of complaints received pursuant to Title IX, ensuring a timely, thorough, impartial, and equitable process for all parties. The position must be committed to the principles of due process, fairness and respect and be able to work collaboratively with campus partners.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Policy and Procedure Development and Management
In collaboration with the Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) and campus partners as appropriate, develop and implement campus-wide Title IX policies and procedures that address both the spirit and the letter of the law. Under Executive Orders 1095, 1096, and 1097 this includes Title IX, VAWA/Campus SaVE Act, and Related Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Legislation.
Develop strategic initiatives; assess the effectiveness of campus efforts related to Title IX and implement corrective measures and solutions, as appropriate.
Interpret and apply Title IX laws and policies to ensure compliance.
Ensure knowledge of Title IX laws and policies, and consult with CDO to modify campus policies and procedures as appropriate.
Lead committees, as appropriate, to support Title IX initiatives and compliance, particularly with campus Title IX contributors.
Regularly assess employee and student activities to ensure that no practices or behaviors violate policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, Dating or Domestic Violence, or Stalking, and use the results of such assessments to inform proactive remedial steps.
Consultation and Investigation
Receive and process all Title IX related inquiries and complaints from students, staff, faculty and third parties in a timely manner.
Monitor, supervise, and oversee all complaints of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, dating or domestic violence, and stalking.
Conduct investigations and/or assign investigations to campus Title IX Deputies and/or investigators, as appropriate, ensuring the timely completion and resolution of all investigations.
Prepare and/or review investigation reports, containing the following: allegations, investigation procedures, preponderance of evidence standard, findings of fact, analysis and conclusion, in accordance with the appropriate policies.
Ensure that appropriate sanctions, strategies or recommendations are imposed for the resolution of complaints; work directly with disciplinary decision-makers.
Review all investigative reports before they are final to ensure that they are sufficient, appropriate, impartial, and in compliance with this and all relevant Executive Orders.
Regularly evaluate the timeliness of investigations in a systematic manner to ensure that investigations are conducted as promptly as possible.
Supervision of Title IX Investigator(s).
Supervision of Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion staff, and Title IX investigators in providing Title IX educational outreach and training.
This is a position in the CSU - Management Personnel Plan (MPP), and serves at the pleasure of the President. This position will require adherence to University compliance training such as: Conflict of Interest and Ethics, AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention, Information Security, and Injury and Illness Prevention Program. The person hired for this position may be required to complete an outside employment disclosure statement in accordance with Title V of the California Code of Regulations.
SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.
Internal Number: 25415
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