Shelby County Schools

  • Title IX Associate

    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/18/2018 1:00 AM)
    Location Name
    General Counsel
    Salary Min
    USD $45,349.00/Yr.
    Salary Max
    USD $54,419.00/Yr.
    Central Office
    # of Openings
    Close Date
  • Purpose and Scope

    To ensure that the district is fully compliant with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and that the district has a designated function within the district to assist in the guaranteeing and monitoring of this compliance.

    Essential Job Functions

    1. Investigates allegations related to Title IX, other anti-discrimination legislation and state law against students and employees from inception to conclusion.
    2. Provides on-going updates regarding the status of complaints and investigations to the Title IX Coordinator and appropriate Administrative employees assisting with responses to Title IX matters as well as keeping data collection methods up-to-date
    3. Provides testimony, as needed, to conclude proceedings related to complaints.
    4. Works closely with the Title IX Coordinator and on-site administrators, and reviews and synthesizes allegations to determine applicable interim measures.
    5. Assists with the preparation and maintenance of statistical, demographic, and subject matter data related to Title IX complaints and trends.
    6. Responsible for effective collaboration and communication with key stakeholders both internally and externally, while prioritizing and completing tasks in a busy, dynamic environment.
    7. Assists in development and review of District policies and procedures that further institutional civil rights under Title IX.
    8. Serves as a liaison with different departments across the district offices and at the school sites.
    9. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Graduation from an accredited university or college with a Bachelor's degree in Education, Finance, Criminal Justice, Pre-Law, Public Administration, Business, Human Resources or related field; OR an equivalent combination of related education and experience totaling four (4) years.  An additional 1 year of experience is preferred in the areas of civil rights-related investigation, law enforcement, private investigation, or related field with a record of successfully preparing investigation reports for discrimination civil rights or sexual misconduct and other education-related matters. (PROOF OF EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED).


    Degree Equivalency Formula:

    Bachelor’s Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.

    Master’s Degree= 2 years plus required years of experience. Where Master’s degrees are required, years for Bachelor’s Degrees must be included. 

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Comprehensive knowledge of and ability to interpret federal and state nondiscrimination laws, including Title IX, VAWA, affirmative consent law and other related laws and policies
    • Demonstrated ability to independently and efficiently manage a caseload, and the ability to prioritize
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills and strong public speaking and presentation skills
    • Strong work ethic and attention to detail: Highly motivated, self-directed execution of routine and special projects
    • Experience in and awareness of the sensitivity required when interacting with, supervising, and addressing the needs of a diverse community on sensitive topics
    • Experience in trauma informed investigations and interviewing skills and/or understanding of the impact of trauma on investigations and/or victims of violence
    • Computer proficiency, including Excel, Microsoft Word, Power Point and web-based applications

    Physical Requirements and Working Environment

    Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment; must be able to use hands and fingers for sign language.


    Unavoidable Hazards:  The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.


    Sensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities.



    Shelby County Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires the District to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.


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