Open executive Job in Academic & University Staff – Associate Dean of Student Rights and Responsibilities and Title IX Student Support Services

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General Statement of Job:

The Associate Dean of Student Rights and Responsibilities and Title IX Student Support Services provides technical and administrative
leadership to the College for policy and practices in the Student Rights and Responsibilities process including the development of short and
long-range goals. Supervises and evaluates Student Conduct, Ombuds Services, Student Mediation and Title IX Student Support Services and
must have a comprehensive knowledge of all federal, state and local financial aid policies, procedures, and regulations.

Responsible for leading the development, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of campus programs targeting sexual, gender-based and
intimate partner violence, sexual harassment, and stalking within the student community and administering training and educational programs
to the campus community (faculty, staff, and students) with the goal of supporting the student population impacted by these issues.

Assists the Title IX Coordinator, Dean of Student Affairs/Deputy Title IX Coordinator and Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities
with oversight and compliance related to equity access to educational programming, as promulgated by applicable laws and regulations, such
as by Title IX, VAWA, and Campus SaVE, and in coordination with associated laws and regulations, such as Title VII, Title VI, the Clery Act,
and relevant College policies and procedures. Oversees plans, programs, training, reports, cases and investigations and associated
follow-up, record keeping and reporting.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Coordinates the campus’ response to alleged violations of the Student Code of Conduct in order to maintain a campus environment congruent
with the college priorities of maintaining a safe and harassment-free campus climate and supporting student success.
2. Supports all
Student Affairs’ responses to student issues, concerns, and emergencies.
3. Serves on appropriate committees; collaborates with
campus Department of Public Safety and external law enforcement agencies, as necessary.
4. Collaborates with other college
departments to create co-curricular and experiential learning experiences for students.
5. Develops and supports plans to create a
more open, diverse campus environment.
6. Contributes to the assessment and evaluation of programs within the Office of Student
Affairs.
7. Engages in the budget process and monitors supervised areas.
8. Develops and implements procedures and best
practices for the department of Student Rights and Responsibilities in collaboration with Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities.

9. Administers the student investigative and sanctioning process’ for the department of Student Rights and Responsibilities and Title
IX Student Support Services throughout the College district.
10. Directs, evaluates, and supervises all activities and operations of
Student Rights and Responsibilities and Title IX Student Support Services in collaboration with the Director of Student Rights and
Responsibilities.
11. Plans and directs development of Title IX training programs for South Texas College students in collaboration
with the Title IX Coordinator.
12. Coordinates assigned activities with off-campus sites, and works with internal agencies as needed.

13. Provides strong leadership and highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Dean of Student Affairs, Vice
President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management and the Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities.
14. Analyzes trends
in Student Rights and Responsibilities and Title IX Student Support Services and provides statistical data and reports, as needed.

15. Assists with development of publications.
16. Collaborates with other management, staff and faculty within the Student Affairs
and Enrollment Management division and across campus to foster a climate of cooperation and teamwork designed to promote student development
and success.
17. Attends conferences and other off-campus committee meetings.
18. Oversees the management of relevant policy,
programs, practices, procedures, offerings and other activities for the College related to a broad interpretation of Title IX and all
associated and relevant topics.
19. Responsible for policy review, development, recommendation and updates regarding Student Rights
and Responsibilities and Title IX Student Support Services.
20. Oversees report intake and case management.
21. Ensures
prompt, thorough response and completion of the investigation process in compliance with policy and applicable law and regulation using a
civil rights methodology.
22. Coordinates closely with Title IX Coordinator, the Title IX Deputy Coordinators, and others.
23.
Serves as Campus Security Authority.
24. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

1. Master’s Degree in College Student Personal Administration or related field required.
2. At least five (5) years of professional
experience in conduct processes, conflict resolution, or dispute resolution required.
3. Experience in a higher education
institution, preferred.

Checks, Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:

1. All applicants are subject to a national criminal background check under South Texas College policy.
2. Security Sensitive
position: In addition, subject to federal background check.
3. Must have valid Texas driver’s license and proof of liability
insurance.
4. Title IX Coordinator Certification Training and Civil Rights Investigator Certification Training required or must be
obtained within six (6) months of employment.
5. Mediation certification, preferred.
6. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
certification, preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Excellent oral, written, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills.
2. Strong computer skills with knowledge of
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and internet research skills.
3. Demonstrated knowledge of applicable federal
and state laws and codes.
4. Demonstrated knowledge of regulations for financial aid.
5. Maintains familiarity with the
College’s policies and procedures.
6. Demonstrated knowledge of reporting requirements and records management.
7. Ability to
prioritize and manage multiple projects that requires demonstrated leadership ability.
8. Strong analytical, critical thinking and
problem solving skills and the ability to exercise discretion and sound judgment.
9. Ability to analyze situations quickly and
objectively and to determine proper course of action.
10. Team player with the ability to collaborate with all college departments,
functions, and other support services.
11. Ability to adapt to constant change and periods of fast-paced, high-intensity work
situations.
12. Ability to work evenings and/or weekends as needed; wiling to travel throughout the college district using own means
of reliable transportation.
13. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a diverse, multi-cultural college population.
14. Demonstrated commitment to achieving the vision and mission of South Texas College.
15. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret
general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
16. Ability to write reports,
business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
17. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid
conclusions.
18. Ability to effectively present information and respond to inquiries from executive management, faculty, staff,
students, parents, public groups, regulatory agencies, and/or Boards of Trustees.
19. Ability to solve practical problems and deal
with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
20. Ability to interpret a variety of
instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Requirements:

1. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force to move objects.
2. Perceiving the nature of sounds
at normal speaking levels with or without correction.
3. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to
make the discrimination in sound.
4. Ability to make rational decisions through sound logic and deductive processes.
5. Applying
pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
6. Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather
than with the whole hand as in handling.
7. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word including the ability to convey
detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately and concisely.
8. Standing particularly for sustained periods of
time.
9. Close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a
computer terminal; and/or extensive reading.
10. Mobility to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work
site to another.

Working Environment:

The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working
conditions associated with this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

South Texas College is an equal education and equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. As an equal education institution and equal opportunity employer, the College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. Discrimination is prohibited and the College will comply with all applicable College policies, and state and federal legislation. This policy extends to individuals seeking employment with and admission to the College.

Title IX Statement:

Title IX of the Education Amendments 1972 (20 U.S.C. s1681 et seq.) and its implementing regulations, 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX), “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

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