This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit application, along with cover letter and resume, by 8am on Wednesday, October 27th.
Please review the position description listed above for full scope of responsibilities and qualifications.
Reporting to the Chief of Staff & Vice President of Strategic Initiatives & Diversity (COS/VP), the Title IX Officer & Senior Director, Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (Title IX Officer and Senior Director, OPHD) serves as the Campus Title IX Coordinator and Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation (DHR) Administrator, providing management, leadership, guidance and oversight for these areas of compliance, and supervises staff and student personnel. The incumbent provides senior-level vision, innovation, and strategic organizational and managerial leadership to the campus community on various diversity, inclusion and compliance-related activities. In addition, this position provides senior-level direction and support to ensure that the development and implementation of programs are in compliance with CSU executive orders pertaining to Title IX and DHR employment laws and regulations and other systemwide policies and agreements. To effectively carry out this role, the incumbent must successfully interface with campus managers, staff, faculty, labor representatives, university counsel, individuals at the California State University (CSU), Office of the Chancellor, other campuses within the CSU, external entities, agencies, and individuals as appropriate.
This position requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in the area of human resource management, Title IX compliance or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience to provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position, and five or more years of progressively responsible and applicable management and/or supervisory experience. Higher education experience highly preferred. Knowledge of or ability to learn computer applications that support management systems with a high level of computer proficiency and advanced oral and written communication skills required. The incumbent must possess a solid foundation in human resource and Title IX laws, regulations, practices and principles; demonstrated ability to investigate and analyze problems, multi-task, utilize creative problem-solving skills with the ability to reason logically, develop imaginative and innovative solutions, negotiate, and resolve highly sensitive, complex and unprecedented problems. Demonstrated understanding and/or experience in successful development and implementation of educational and training programs for employees and students designed to address primary prevention of DHR, Title IX and VAWA. To be successful the incumbent must show a commitment to be collaborative and have the ability to develop cooperative working relationships at all levels of the University and a commitment to the success of the organization.
Salary and Benefits
Starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and will not exceed $11,250 a month. This position is a member of the Management Personnel Plan and serves at the pleasure of the President.
This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.
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Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with our Strategic Plan and our Seawolf Commitment, our values include diversity, sustainability, community engagement, respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community.
The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.
Sonoma State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).
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Closing Date/Time: Open until filled