Director for Community Standards / Title IX Coordinator
St. Louis Community College
Internal Number: 494584
Title: Director for Community Standards / Title IX Coordinator
Employee Classification: Administrative -Full time
Department: Student Conduct / Title IX
Salary Range: $88,226.00 Minimum
Who we are:
We are not-for-profit: St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.
We are a respected employer: For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.
We make an impact in the community: Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.
We value Diversity, equity & inclusion: STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.
What you get:
Benefits package [for full-time employees]: STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.
Opportunity to grow: Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.
Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents. Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.
Work/life balance: Full-time STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.
Commitment to wellness: STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.
The basics of this position:
The Director for Community Standards/ Title IX Coordinator will provide student centered leadership in overseeing and managing student conduct, behavioral intervention, and Title IX processes. Serves as the functional liaison with the Access Office managers relating to the management of students with disabilities.
Responsible for the day-to-day operations associated with the College’s ADA, 504, and Title IX/ Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”) compliance obligations. Responsible for the development and implementation of organizational and instructional policies, programs, and processes to ensure programmatic and campus compliance with ADA/ 504 and Title IX/ VAWA. Responsible for monitoring the overall implementation of the ADA/ 504 and Title IX/ VAWA, and coordinating compliance with ADA/ 504 and Title IX/ VAWA in all areas covered by the implementing regulations.
Serves as the primary point of contact for students, faculty, staff, and third parties to ensure that the College population is aware of options and resources available when filing complaints related to sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, and relationship violence. Directs students, faculty and staff to appropriate campus and community resources. Advises students, faculty, staff, and third parties of the processes for responding to complaints, coordinate the investigation and resolution of complaints, and monitor the College’s compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements as it relates to complaints of harassment or discrimination. Works collaboratively with the general counsel concerning the College’s compliance obligations.
What you'll do:
• Coordinates ADA/ 504 and Title IX/VAWA efforts including the development, implementation, and monitoring of appropriate disclosures, policies, procedures and practices designed to comply with federal and state legislation, regulation, and case law requiring the prompt and equitable resolution of all complaints pursuant to ADA/ 504 and Title IX/ VAWA. • Serves as the contact for College students, faculty, staff, and third parties for all issues dealing with ADA/ 504, Title IX/ VAWA, and EEO compliance. • Collaborates with campus departments to educate the campus community regarding the processes available for addressing complaints of harassment, sexual violence, and discrimination and the rights and responsibilities of students, faculty and staff under applicable policies. • Ensures equal access for students, faculty, staff, and visitors with disabilities to all aspects of campus life as outlined by ADA/ 504 and Title IX/ VAWA. • Provides ongoing training, consultation, and professional development opportunities for faculty, staff, and students on campus in reference to ADA/ 504 and Title IX/ VAWA. • Works collaboratively with the College’s general counsel to ensure compliance with ADA/ 504 and Title IX/ VAWA legal obligations. • In collaboration with appropriate units and personnel, develops and maintains procedures and processes for ADA compliance with instruction, programs, services, facilities, grounds, and parking, emergency response and preparedness, instructional media, including textbooks, online course sites, and adaptive technology, etc., including direct communication with students, faculty, and staff to ensure ongoing physical and programmatic access for persons with disabilities. • Provides leadership, direction and supervision for all activities and personnel of the Title IX/ VAWA program including consulting with relevant policy-making bodies and senior personnel for the purpose of advising, clarifying and identifying necessary action to eliminate sex and/ or gender- based discrimination and harassment in all educational programs and activities, to ensure that access to facilities, opportunities, and resources is gender equitable throughout the campus • Develops and implements case management plans for each reported Title IX/ VAWA incident. Develop investigation plans for each Title IX/ VAWA complaint. • Reviews and maintains documentation of incident reports, maintaining grievance files and records of complaints for use in ongoing College assessment and responding to annual reporting requirements. • Provides timely and accurate information and guidance to members of the College community when responding to alleged incidents of harassment, sexual violence, or discrimination. • Provides district leadership in interpreting and implementing policy and procedures that fully comply with federal and state regulations related to the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act, Clery Act, Title IX, Title VI, Drug Free Schools and Communities Act, Higher Education Opportunity Act and other compliance related programs as assigned. • Serves as the Title IX Coordinator for the College. Receive reports/complaints of sex discrimination (including sexual assault and sexual harassment). Coordinates in a timely manner the institution’s investigation of reports/complaints of sex discrimination pursuant to Title IX. Conducts investigations into reports/complaints of sex discrimination not referred to other College resources or as seems prudent. • Works with Access Office Managers to review complaints regarding ADA compliance. • Serves as the district administrator of the student adjudication and behavior intervention processes and ensure appropriate custodial care of related confidential records and preparation of accurate and timely reports. • Administers the College intervention program with known felons including registered sex offenders. • Represents Student Affairs within the College’s accountability framework for maintaining regional accreditation serving as the primary lead in Student Affairs assessment and quality assurance efforts. • Works collaboratively across the College to ensure all reporting required by federal and state laws are collected, disseminated, documented and submitted in a timely fashion. • Coordinates educational and training programs that ensure members of the College community effectively fulfill compliance responsibilities relevant to their job duties • Coordinates annual updates to and publishing of Student Code of Conduct, Student Handbook, College Catalog and other publications with pertinent Student Affairs information. • In consultation with the Office of General Counsel, monitors legislative proposals and developments to ensure prompt compliance with evolving Title IX, ADA, Clery Act and other mandated compliance changes. • Works with other higher education institutions to identify best practice compliance efforts and implementation strategies, potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk, and execute improvements and corrective actions. • Fulfills other duties as assigned
Education, experience, and other requirements:
• Master’s Degree in student affairs, higher education, organizational behavior or a related field. • Seven years of relevant experience in student affairs, including ADA and Title IX/VAWA compliance. • Demonstrated progressively responsible management accountabilities in an academic environment.
• Experience as an administrator in charge of federal compliance preferred. • Demonstrated experience in student adjudication preferred
STLCC has provided opportunity for all. As the largest higher educational institution in the region, STLCC has served more than 1.2 million students. Over 50% of households in the St. Louis area are represented in our former and current student body. Since 1962, St. Louis Community College has held fast to the fundamental belief that education has the power to lift us up — as individuals, as communities and as a city.Today, STLCC consistently ranks among the top associate degree-awarding institutions in the United States. As we launch students into new and better careers, four-year degrees and richer lives, we strengthen St. Louis one student at a time. The College employs 1,400+ full-time faculty and staff and 2,300+ part-time faculty and staff