Job Posting TitleDirector (III) of Diversity, Compliance, and Title IX
LocationLos Rios Community College District (District Office)
Department LocationHuman Resources
The Los Rios Community College District is the second largest, two-year public college district in California, serving approximately 75,000 students in the greater Sacramento region. The district’s 2,400 square mile service area includes Sacramento and El Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano counties and is comprised of four uniquely diverse colleges – American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges. In addition to each college’s main campus, the district offers educational centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, Elk Grove, Natomas and Rancho Cordova.
The Los Rios district office is centrally located in the heart of the Sacramento valley. The growing Capital Region has strong communities and emergent arts and dining scenes, and is nearby some of the most celebrated tourist destinations in the country – Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley and San Francisco. The Sacramento area is a great place to live and work!
The district has approximately 6,000 employees through our four colleges and district office in dozens of different departments that support students at our four colleges and provide welcoming, inclusive, and equitable environments for Los Rios students, employees and our community partners. Each and every district and college department strives for the highest quality in all programs, services, and activities, and is focused on improving educational outcomes for the students we serve.
Our colleges offer equity-minded, academically rigorous, student success centered education. Our objective is to help our students successfully achieve their academic goals, whether they want to transfer to a four-year college or university, earn an associate’s degree, or obtain one of more than 100 certificates in high demand career fields.
The Los Rios Community College District’s Human Resources Department is committed to diversity, equity, and to ensuring an inclusive, thriving environment for all of its employees, students, and surrounding communities. To that end, the Human Resources Department is intentional in recruiting, hiring, and retaining diverse employees, to reflect the diversity of our colleges’ student populations. The Department is guided by an interest in ensuring equity-minded hiring, evaluating, and advancing processes.
The Department is also dedicated to thorough and fair complaint investigation practices and compliance to all federal and state laws. The Diversity and Equity Officer works in close collaboration with senior academic and administrative leadership and diverse communities with the four colleges and with external partners and communities to shape, promote, and implement the strategic direction set for the colleges.
Under direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources, the Director of Diversity, Compliance, and Title IX plans, administers, and supervises the functions and activities of the District’s diversity, compliance, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Title IX operations. Responsibility may also include human resources operations.
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:
● Planning, implementing, and overseeing the District’s Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and diversity programs, including training and assisting the College EEO Officers and district-wide training for employees.
● Overseeing investigative processes, resolving allegations of discrimination/harassment in accordance with state and federal law and Title 5 requirements.
● Consulting with appropriate constituent groups and General Counsel, assisting in developing, reviewing, and revising related procedures, regulations, and policies to ensure compliance with laws and best practices.
● Supporting and implementing diversity efforts and processes district-wide, including serving as Chair for the District EEO Advisory Committee and facilitating the District’s Equal Employment Opportunity plan.
● Providing leadership and support for all requirements under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972, including timely and thorough investigation and resolution of complaints.
● Ensuring effective training for Title IX Officers, employees, and students.
● Overseeing district-wide ADA program and processes; training and providing guidance to college ADA Officers.
● Consulting with, advising, and training managers, supervisors, and staff on matters related to area of responsibility, which may also include employer/employee relations, union contract adherence, relevant board policies and regulations, hiring and employment processes, evaluations, compensation, leaves, discipline, and other matters relating to employment with the District.
● Assisting in the development of related policies, procedures, and programs; keeping current on changes to personnel related laws and regulations and ensuring timely planning and implementation of processes and procedures to ensure district compliance.
● Preparing studies which serve as guidelines for improving personnel practices; developing and recommending procedures for the compilation, maintenance, and presentation of data electronically.
● Preparing reports, correspondence, bulletins, and memorandum.
● Conducting research and analysis related to areas of responsibility.
● Managing budgets and supervising, training, and evaluating Human Resources staff.
● Serving as a member of the District’s negotiation teams; conducting research, analysis and recommendations in the preparation of materials for collective bargaining; interpreting provisions of negotiated contracts and ensuring that all actions taken are in conformity with the contract, board policies and regulations and governing laws.
● Hearing, monitoring, and expediting the processing of employee grievances and disciplinary actions.
● Utilizing sound judgment and an interest based approach to decision making and problem resolution.
● Participating in professional growth activities.
● Chairing and/or serving on internal and external committees.
● Maintaining currency in fields of knowledge and related technology to effectively perform responsibilities.
● Performing other duties as assigned.
The admininstrative assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and/or off-campus and/or hours.
Work Year12 month
1. Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution completed by November 1, 2019.
2. One year of experience related to the administrator’s administrative assignment.
3. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
Applicants applying to this position are REQUIRED to complete fully and submit:
1. A completed Los Rios Community College District Administrative Application
3. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work
4. Two (2) letters of recommendation
5. Letter of Interest
● Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified. Applicants indicating “see resume” on the online application will be disqualified.
● Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts.
● Los Rios employees are also required to submit unofficial copies of transcripts.
● Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents.
● A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
● Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here
Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.
Salary$136,580 annually. LRCCD Salary Schedules
Additional Salary InformationAdditional stipend for an earned doctorate from an accredited university.
Beginning and/or Ending Dates
Full-time, Twelve-month, Classified Management Position
Beginning on or about November 1, 2019.
How and where to apply
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Office located at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento, CA 95825-3981. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 or come in during our business hours.
After hours inquiries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m. of the posting closing date.
All Positions: Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.
Administrative/Executive/Faculty Positions: Contingent on funding and eligibility, successful candidates selected for an interview may be eligible to apply for partial reimbursement of travel expenses, up to a maximum of $450 Candidate Travel Reimbursement click here
Administrative/Executive Positions: Administrative positions may be subject to the District’s Conflict of Interest Code, and a statement of economic interest is required within thirty (30) days following appointment to the position. Management/Executive positions are exempt from overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.