Assoc Director and Deputy Title IX Officer-Campus – 125872
University of California, San Diego
UC San Diego career employees will have priority consideration for this position. Recruiters will begin to refer qualified internal applicants after the first 7 days of the job posting. Qualified external applicants may be referred to the hiring department, if a qualified pool of internal candidates is not identified and upon the request of the hiring manager.
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The Office for the Prevention of Harassment & Discrimination (OPHD) is responsible for ensuring the University provides an environment for students, faculty, and staff that is free from discrimination and harassment on the basis of protected categories. OPHD’s mission is to educate the entire UC San Diego community about these issues and to assist with prevention efforts, and prompt and effective resolution of all complaints. OPHD provides analysis and guidance in all areas pertaining to institutional compliance with federal and state laws, and University of California nondiscrimination policies. Reporting directly to the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, OPHD conducts civil rights investigations and guides senior campus leadership in all Vice Chancellor areas.
The Associate Director and Deputy Title IX Officer – Campus reports to the OPHD Director / Title IX Officer of the Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD).
Under the general direction of the OPHD Director / Title IX Officer, the Associate Director is charged with significant responsibility for implementing non-investigatory alternative complaint resolution processes utilized to respond to reports of harassment and discrimination of individuals based on protected categories. These processes include conflict resolution, restorative practices, and creating pathways for the provision of conflict coaching and leadership development support.
Drawing on a solid legal background and expertise in UC and UC San Diego policies, the incumbent also serves as the primary resource for matters pertaining to harassment and discrimination and assists the OPHD Director / Title IX Officer with the development of local policies and workflows; mandated reporting; investigations; and the development of associated trainings and briefings.
With the OPHD Director / Title IX Officer, the individual develops strategic plans, goals, and objectives for the unit. This position also provides leadership for the execution and coordination of activities for the unit. At the direction of the OPHD Director / Title IX Officer, may assume responsibility for OPHD in the absence of the OPHD Director/ Title IX Officer and represent UC San Diego on behalf of the OPHD Director/ Title IX Officer on various campus and UC committees.
The Associate Director provides expert-level knowledge in a compliance specialty program, or multiple programs, including Title VII and Title IX. Ensures the location has comprehensive intake processes and coordinated responses for compliance programs. Works on most complex issues with limited or no precedence, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. May be recognized as an expert in the external industry.
In-depth experience in best practices and methodologies for conducting alternative dispute resolution. Expert knowledge of conflict resolution and mediation techniques, methods and principles, and expert skill in developing effective options for conflict resolution.
Experience conflict resolution and investigating sexual harassment or other equivalently sensitive allegations of nondiscrimination and sexual violence and sexual harassment policies in an empathetic and confidential manner. Experience in the complexities of sexual harassment, including sexual violence, in the postsecondary setting.
Demonstrated skill, sensitivity and experience interacting with constituents who are diverse in characteristics such as age, education level, race, gender identity and expression, ability, and socioeconomic backgrounds in a culturally competent manner.
Applies sound principles and standards in completing highly complex and technical assignments. Strong skills in and working knowledge of conflict resolution, problem-solving techniques, mediation skills and techniques, listening skills, screening, interviewing, advising and investigation. Strong analytical skills and the ability to assess and negotiate complex, highly sensitive situations.
Expert writing cogent, objective and persuasive reports, and presenting analyses both orally and in writing.
Job offer is contingent on clear DOJ/ FBI Background Check.
Must have access to reliable transportation.
Position is designated “Confidential” within the meaning of the Higher Education Employer/Employee Relations Act (HEERA).
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requiring to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained online.
This position has been identified as a Campus Security Authority pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), and requires immediate reporting of Clery Act crimes occurring on Clery Act geography to the UC San Diego Police Department (UCPD). It is the responsibility of the CSA to ensure they obtain proper training in order to fulfill their reporting responsibilities as required by the Clery Act and University policy, and to complete and submit the required reports to the UCPD without delay.
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Annual Full Pay Range: $87,000 – $202,600 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $41.67 – $97.03
Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html
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