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Title IX/Equity Coordinato
Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Kirkland, Virginia
 
 
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Date Posted 09/16/2019
Category
Admin-Legal Affairs
Salary $5,051.00 -  USD Per Month
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline 10/17/2019
 
 
 
 
 

SALARY:

$5,051.00 Monthly

 

OPENING DATE: 09/12/19

 

CLOSING DATE: 10/17/19 11:59 PM

 

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

Priority interviews will begin the week of the October 7th
Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech), located 15 miles northeast of Seattle, is the only public institute of technology in Washington state and has provided high quality education since 1949. 
We offer 8 applied bachelor's degrees, 43 associate degrees and 91 professional certificates in 42 areas of study, including STEM-focused programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. LWTech is located within the city of Kirkland, which is home to companies such as GoDaddy, Google, Astronics and EvergreenHealth, and the college is within minutes from Microsoft and Nintendo. LWTech was recognized by the Aspen Institute as one of the top 150 two-year colleges in the nation in 2018 and is proud to be a Military Friendly School.

LWTech is committed to increasing its cultural diversity with an emphasis on equity and inclusion among its staff and faculty. We serve a student population of 6,500 that come from a variety of backgrounds. We strongly value diversity and are working to improve access and successful educational outcomes for all students. We are actively seeking applicants that will help to balance our employee workforce to align with our students and community. Questions regarding the College's commitment to diversity and our campus culture may be directed to Human Resources.

The Title IX/Equity Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of complaints of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and sexual harassment on the basis of a protected class under the college's non-discrimination policy, including Title IX related complaints.   This position will also design, develop and implement educational programs relating to discrimination, sexual harassment, and violence.  This is an administrative exempt position that reports to the executive director of human resources.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Investigate and resolve formal and informal complaints of discrimination, sexual harassment, and violence.

  • Conducting investigations may include planning for an investigation; identifying and interviewing witnesses; gathering and securing relevant documentation; and identifying other information that would be helpful in bringing the matter to a resolution.  The incumbent acts as an impartial party in the investigation and provides a detailed report summarizing the matter, or the findings of the investigation, in accordance with college policy. 

  • Identify and coordinate interim measures and accommodations with departments throughout the college

  • Ensure a fair, timely, and well-documented investigative process.  Maintains accurate and thorough records and notes of the investigatory process.

  • Continually identify and integrate best practices in Title IX and Discrimination investigations into the campus knowledge base and practice.

  • Provides resource referrals to students and staff involved in investigations.

  • Remains knowledgeable of federal and state law and regulations, and trends within higher education related to harassment and other discriminatory practices.

  • Responsible for developing and delivering training and education programs and outreach throughout the college in regard to preventing and addressing discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, and retaliation, as well as training on other equity laws and compliance.

  • Serve on appropriate college committees to develop and/or revise policy and complaint procedures relating to discrimination, sexual harassment, and violence.

  • Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least two years of progressively responsible experience in complaint resolution, higher education administration, human resources management, Title IX compliance and/or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and/or professional experience in the application of federal and state equal opportunity and non-discrimination laws and regulations, including Title VII, ADEA, Title IX and other laws and regulations. 

  • Knowledge of due process protections as they apply to Student Conduct proceedings, the Clery Act, SaVE, VAWA and FERPA.

  • Experience with employee relations, conduct or compliance administration, investigative work, complaint resolution, or equivalent education.

  • Strong organization, planning, analytical and problem resolution abilities.

  • Ability to communicate and maintain effective interpersonal working relationships with an ethically and culturally diverse college community.

  • Sound judgment, excellent inter-personal and communication skills, professional discretion, and the ability to problem-solve and collaborate, are crucial to successfully investigating and resolving case-related challenges, and to ensure the college's commitment to equity and diversity.

  • Proven skill in developing effective and engaging training programs for employees and/or students, preferred.

  • Experience working with individuals who may be in distress and/or handling difficult interactions, preferred

 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

Salary is $5,051.00 per month. This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position. Typically, work hours are Monday-Friday from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required. Medical, dental and insurance benefits are provided as currently administered under Public Employees Benefits Board; State Retirement Plan;  25 days of vacation per year, 4 days of personal leave per year, and sick leave accrues at 1 day per month effective upon employment. 

Required Online Application Materials:
Online application
Current resume
Cover letter addressing Essential Functions and Qualifications
Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application process

Conditions of Employment:
Official transcripts/certifications will be required upon employment
Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of background/reference checks

Physical/Mental Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Mobility: ability to sit, walk or stand for extended periods of time

  • Dexterity: fine manipulation sufficient to operate a computer keyboard, handle individual papers, write and take notes and/or prepare materials or equipment

  • Lifting: frequently lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects up to 50 pounds Hearing/Talking: ability to hear normal speech, speak and hear on the telephone, and speak  in person

  • Emotional/Psychological Factors: ability to make decisions and concentrate, frequent contact with co-workers, as well as the public

  • Visual Requirements: close vision sufficient to read files, documents, and computer screens and do close-up work; ability to adjust focus frequently


 Environmental/Work Conditions:

  • Frequent use of office equipment

  • Exposure to weather; corridors between building are located outdoors 


Eligibility Verification:
 If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work

Affirmative Action Statement
Lake Washington Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minority  groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not  discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, creed, disabled veteran status, marital status or Vietnam-era veteran status in is programs and activities. Questions regarding the College's Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to the Meena Park, Executive Director of Human Resources, Affirmative Action Office/Title IX Coordinator, (425) 739-8212.

CORRECTIONS OR EXTENDED NOTICES

 

You must submit an online application, including resume and letter, at http://www.lwtech.edu. We do not accept hardcopy, faxed, or emailed application materials.

All application materials become the property of Lake Washington Institute of Technology.

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
11605 132nd Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98034
425-739-8212
hr@lwtech.edu

Position #20E008
TITLE IX/EQUITY COORDINATOR
KS

Accommodation: Persons with disabilities who need special accommodations for the application process should contact the Executive Director of Human Resources (425) 739-8212 or (425) 739-8122 TDD.

Interview Process: Applicants whose backgrounds best match the position's essential functions and qualifications are generally contacted for interview by phone or email 2 to 4 weeks after the position closes.

Equal Opportunity: Lake Washington Institute of Technology is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity and nondiscrimination to employment applicants and employees without regard to race or ethnicity, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, religion, genetic information, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or whether a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran. Questions can be directed to the Executive Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator at (425) 739-8212.

Immigration Reform and Control Act requirement: All new employees are required by law to submit documentation proving eligibility to work in the United State by completing an Employment Eligibility Form (I-9) within three days of

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