School Network Staff Director of Opportunity, Access and Inclusion/Title IX Coordinator
Position Type: Exempt
8 hours per day
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Benefits SummaryPOSITION SUMMARY:
Provide leadership and resources to assist District schools and staff with the goal of enhancing academic achievement, improving school climate, and embracing diversity, inclusion, and equity. Collaborate with district and community stakeholders to create and execute on a strategic plan for equity and inclusion across the entire organization. Aid District schools to develop mutually supportive partnerships with all parents and community members, particularly with those that have been traditionally under-represented in District groups. Support District and schools in moving accountability for equity, culture and community engagement from the peripheral to the core function of the organization.
The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for overseeing institutional compliance with Title IX of Education Amendments of the 1972 Civil Rights Act (Title IX), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) (as Title VII applies to sex discrimination) and other related federal and state laws and Englewood Schools Board Policy.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Collaborate with district and community stakeholders to develop a diversity and equity strategic plan.
- Lead programs and activities in conjunction with the District’s strategic initiatives and goals to increase the academic achievement of all students including students of color, second language learners, students who qualify for free and reduced lunch, and students who are under-represented in advanced courses.
- Collaborate with District leadership, including school principals, to enhance the educational success of students of color, second language learners, and students who qualify for free and reduced lunches.
- Design and facilitate professional development that supports the implementation of culturally responsive pedagogical principles that are rooted in brain science and cultural understanding into culturally responsive teaching practices.
- Monitor District data related to the success of all students, particularly students of color, second language learners, and students who qualify for free and reduced lunches.
- Partner and collaborate with Central Administration, Building Administration, teachers, and staff to promote equity.
- Participate in community outreach services connecting with diverse student, parent, and community population groups to create better communication and understanding among and between the District and its constituents.
- Establish and maintain a system for marshaling available district resources to facilitate the work of equity, culture, and community engagement.
- Support the Department of Human Resources in the implementation of the District efforts to hire and retain a diverse licensed and non-licensed staff.
- Provide reports to the Board of Education
- Serve as District subject-matter expert on requirements of and compliance with Title IX, Title VII (as it applies to sex discrimination), and related to federal and state laws..
- Ensure timely investigation and resolution of all reports of sex discrimination, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking involving members of the District community.
- Coordinate District’s Title IX efforts, including the development, implementation, training, and monitoring of appropriate disclosures, policies, procedures and practices designed to comply with applicable law.
- Monitor compliance with all procedures, requirements, and time frames outlined in board policies applicable to Title IX.
- Participate in self-directed professional reading, develop professional contacts with colleagues, and attend professional development courses and trainings to ensure a full understanding of legal requirements and best practices related to compliance with Title IX.
- Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
The education/training/experience, license/certification, general expectations, physical demands, and work environment factors described below 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.
- Master’s degree in Education Administration, Curriculum Leadership, or related field
- Five (5) years of experience in Education Administration or Curriculum Leadership
- Experience leading adult learning conversations about race, racial equity, intersectionality and gender identity
- Experience managing budgets and supervising staff
- Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
- Racially conscious and culturally competent with the skill, will, capacity, and knowledge to commit to a culture of continuous improvement
- Advanced knowledge of brain science and cultural understanding
- Advanced knowledge of data analysis and curriculum and instruction
- Advanced knowledge of and competence with a conceptual framework of culturally responsive education which incorporates curriculum design, philosophical goals for student success, curriculum content, instructional practices, and assessment methods/instruments that are inclusive of racial, gender, ethnic and cultural diversity
- Advanced knowledge of and competence in developing and implementing programs and instructional practices that substantially improve the academic achievement of students of color, second language learners, students who qualify for free and reduced lunches, and students who are under-represented in advanced courses.
- Advanced skills in human relations and leadership
- Advanced skills in dealing with students, staff and families with diverse needs at various levels.
- Ability to be flexible and adjust to changing priorities
- Ability to navigate tensions that arise when engaging in difficult conversations across various constituent groups
- Ability to promote and follow Board of Education policies, District policies and building and department procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
- Experience as a school principal or district department-level administrator
- Colorado Administrator/Principal License
- Linguistically Diverse Education endorsement
- Ability to communicate in Spanish
Valid Colorado Driver’s License.BUDGET AND/OR RESOURCE RESPONSIBILITY:
Responsible for developing, administering, monitoring, and coordinating assigned budgets and initiating requisitions.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Frequent lifting 5 (five) to 10 (ten) pounds.
Occasional lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds.
Frequent sitting, bending, walking, and standing.
Occasional stooping, kneeling, squatting, and reaching.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
Mostly clean and comfortable.
Executive Director of Human Resources and Talent Development
Roscoe Davidson Administration Building.
SALARY: $85,000-$125,000 depending on experience and qualifications
New hires or rehires will be responsible for the $49.50 fingerprint processing fee required for background checks through the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.
This job description is not intended to create any express or implied contract of employment or expectancy of continued employment for any definite term.
In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act and Colorado law, Englewood Schools does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. Inquiries or complaints may be referred to Mr. Ryan Cowell, Executive Director of HR and Talent Development,4101 S. Bannock Street, Englewood, CO 80110, (303) 806-2029, or to the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204.