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Title IX/504 Coordinator

Essex County College
Job Location:
Newark, 07102
Disability and Accessibility Services

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the General Counsel, the Title IX/504 Coordinator is responsible for overseeing Title IX and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)/Section 504 program compliance for the College.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Direct, execute and manage the day-to-day responsibilities associated with the College's compliance with the Title IX Education Amendments of 1972, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization of 2012 (VAWA).
  2. Oversee and ensure Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)/Section 504 program compliance, and other federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to persons with disabilities, including coordination of accommodations for individuals with disabilities at the College.
  3. Collect facts related to the reporting of Title IX incidents; assess, review, and determine necessary measures to ensure investigation and the College's case management plan follows the law and the College's Title IX policy.
  4. Investigates allegations of discrimination and non-compliance under the ADA and other applicable federal and state laws regarding discrimination based on disability for students and employees.
  5. Handles student appeals of determinations made by the Office of Disability Services in relation to the provision of a reasonable accommodation.
  6. Implementation, management, and communication of the College's Title IX and Section 504 policies and procedures.
  7. Develop and communicate reports on Title IX and Section 504 data. Maintain a record of all disability and accommodation issues and the resolution of each.
  8. Recruit, train, and provide leadership to department staff and employees who serve as Investigator, Advisors and all other roles associated with the compliance of Title IX.
  9. Ensure that students and employees are aware of their options and resources for reporting and filing complaints alleging sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct and relationship violence.
  10. Assess, evaluate and implement the improvement of the College's Title IX and Section 504 practices, in coordination with senior management and other administrators throughout the College.
  11. Maintain professional growth and development through seminars, workshops and professional affiliations to stay up to date of latest developments in Title IX and Section 504 education.
  12. Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Experience:

  1. Bachelor's degree.
  2. Experience with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the ADA Act.
  3. Experience with Title IX Education Amendments of 1972, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization of 2012 (VAWA).
  4. Minimum of 2-3 years of professional experience in Title IX compliance, law, human resources, student life, student conduct or similar field required.
  5. Professional experience investigating discrimination complaints, mediation and/or conflict resolution, preferably in the higher education setting.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work independently, under pressure, to prioritize assignments, and to exercise sound judgment at all times.
  7. Evidence of critical analytical skills in relation to systems, procedures, regulations, and data prepared or reviewed, in the areas of Title IX and Section 504.
  8. Excellent analytical, leadership, problem-solving, decision making, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  9. Demonstrated ability to develop and effectively present information to executive level, public groups and/or Board of Trustees.
  10. Ability to handle confidential material with utmost discretion.
  11. Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  12. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered.

Minimum Education Requirements: Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Experience:

  1. Master's degree or Juris Doctor.
  2. Title IX Coordinator Certification and/or Title IX Investigator Certification.
  3. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement Title IX and Section 504 strategies and solutions.
  4. Demonstrated knowledge of current and developing Title IX and Section 504 issues and trends in higher education, preferably at the community college level.

Preferred Education Requirements: Master's Degree

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