Location: West Barnstable, MA Category: Administrative Positions Posted On: Fri Oct 23 2020 Job Description:
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Title IX/ADA Coordinator is responsible for outreach and case management on Federal and Commonwealth laws and regulations and College policies and procedures related to sexual harassment, sexual violence, relationship violence, stalking complaints, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and regulations associated with Title IX (20 U.S. Code, Section 1681) and detailed in the Commonwealth/Board of Higher Education/Massachusetts Community College's Policy on Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, and Diversity (known as the PAA).
The Coordinator provides support, support resources, and protective measures for reporting and responding persons and other individuals involved. She/he will be responsible for the College's response to Title IX and ADA/504 complaints ensuring they are adequate, reliable, and impartial, as well as completed in a timely manner. She/he will advise and train senior staff on ADA/504 and Title IX issues as necessary, while monitoring institutional compliance in connection with these matters. The ideal candidate will be expected to collaborate with students, faculty, and staff from across the College to promote community awareness of policies, resources, and reporting options for those impacted by discrimination in these areas. Student support programs, community college legal staff, and the Human Resources Office can serve as resources. The Coordinator will collaborate with the campus community in implementing data-informed programs and initiatives to help meet all related compliance requirements.
Five years of experience working in a higher education and union environment, ideally within community colleges.
Bachelor's degree in higher education administration, human resources, student development, or related field.
Strong understanding of policies and procedures related to the Commonwealth's policies on affirmative action, equal opportunity and diversity in higher education, Title IX, student conduct, anti-harassment and anti-discrimination, and successful application of these policies in case management and subsequent determinations.
Familiarity with computer technology, with proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, for communication, data gathering, and reporting activities.
Demonstrated understanding, respect, and sensitivity to diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds, disabilities, and sexual orientation of faculty, staff, and students.
Commitment to and evidence of an impartial, ethical, discrete, and honest work ethic.
Experience in the administration and education of the prevention of sexual violence, and/or response to related complaints and allegations.
ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:
Advanced degree, certification(s) or advance training in Title IX, ADA/504 and/or related fields.
Part-time (average 18 hours/week), non-unit, contract-based position. Hourly rate is dependent upon experience in a closely related position.
Immediate need; applications reviewed upon receipt.
Please visit our website at www.capecod.edu for information on Cape Cod Community College.
This appointment is subject to the FY2021 budget appropriations.
Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry Information), publicly-accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and national background checks.
Cape Cod Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and College policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
The students' education is the first priority at Cape Cod Community College. As a learning-centered community, we value the contributions of a diverse population, welcome open inquiry, and promote mutual respect. The College offers a strong educational foundation of critical and creative thinking, communication competency, and a global, multicultural perspective that prepares students for life and work in the 21st century. Our liberal arts, sciences, and career programs provide educational pathways that serve the varied social, economic, and demographic characteristics of our community with a distinctive focus on sustainability. We honor our past, celebrate our present and imagine our future.