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Job Title: Coordinator of Title IX, Access, and Inclusion
Location: Danville, VA United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 06/14/2024
Expire Date: 08/14/2024
Job Categories: Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Job Description
Coordinator of Title IX, Access, and Inclusion
Coordinator of Title IX, Access, and Inclusion
Danville Community College

Job Description
Danville Community College developed from two institutions, Danville Technical Institute and the Danville Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute opened in 1936 as Danville Textile School, becoming Danville Technical Institute just after World War II. The Danville Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute first began as an engineering division in 1946, and was later expanded to include the first two years of course work for all engineering, business administration, liberal arts, and science majors. Beginning in the summer of 1966, all programs taught by Danville Technical Institute were brought under the Virginia Department of Community Colleges. Effective July 1, 1968, the Danville Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute merged with the existing community college providing the comprehensive programs now offered.

The Coordinator of Title IX, Access, and Inclusion serves as a member of the Student Services leadership team. The Coordinator leads and directs a comprehensive and integrated student engagement program to enhance students’ sense of belonging. The Coordinator also oversees daily operations of Student Activities, Disability Services, and Title IX areas of the college.

This is a 12-month face-to-face position in the Student Services division of the college.

Job Duties:
• Serves as the College’s Title IX Deputy Coordinator.
• Oversees Title IX policies and protocols to maintain a safe and secure campus environment.
• Coordinates the college’s disability services program for students; provides a comprehensive disability services program that lends appropriate support to both students requesting accommodations and faculty & staff in need of consultation for supporting their students.
• May provide academic advising to students with disabilities.
• Ensures compliance with federal and state regulations related to student rights and responsibilities, Title IX and ADA.
• Collaborates across divisions and institutions to boost campus engagement and co-curricular involvement for students.
• Leads student engagement activities on campus and assists with strategic objectives related to student retention.
• Fosters a vibrant and inclusive student life by developing engaging programs/activities and initiatives that promote leadership and community involvement.
• Collects, maintains, and reports student data, event data, and divisional data.
• Chairs and serve on various committees.

KSA's/Required Qualifications
• A Master’s degree from an accredited institution.
• Knowledge of, training in, and experience with disability services laws, state and federal regulations, including Section 504, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 and the ability to translate these laws and regulations to diverse audiences.
• Understanding of the role of assistive technology in higher education setting
• Understanding of academic advising needs of students and program requirement of institutional academic programs of study.
• Knowledge of available support resources, both institutional and community-based.
• Knowledge of student activity planning and engagement.
• Ability to effectively serve a very diverse student population and work with professional staff and faculty, requiring strong counseling, mentoring, teaching, and collaboration skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills with a high level of professionalism.
• Strong interpersonal skills to help engage, provide support to, and motivate students.
• Excellent customer service skills including the ability to effectively follow up and follow through.
• Effective problem-solving and organizational skills and the ability to prioritize duties.
• Proficiency in use of technology including Microsoft 365.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently as well as part of a team.
• Ability to assist students in navigating college processes and connecting with college resources.
• Ability to set and meet objectives as well as the ability to adapt to change.
• Ability to interpret psychological tests and to develop individual accommodation plans.
• Ability to make administrative judgements on sensitive and confidential issues.
• Demonstrated ability to lead and/or coordinate projects.

Additional Considerations
• A Master’s degree with a concentration in Administration, Student Affairs, Counseling or relevant field.
• One or more certifications to demonstrate training in ADA and/or Title IX.
• Experience in a community college setting.
• Functional experience with Oracle PeopleSoft and Student Information Systems (SIS).
• Experience leading departmental staff and working with academic faculty & staff.
• Experience establishing student activity plans, purchasing and budgeting.

Please attach any relevant certifications as supporting documents. Transcripts are required as supporting documents to confirm Master’s degree attainment.

Special Instructions to Applicants
In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth’s Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly called a Certificate of Disability) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans may also apply via the AHP if they also provide an AHP Letter. To request an AHP Letter, use this link: https://www.dars.virginia.gov/drs/cpid/PWContact.aspx or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155

Link for posting: https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/74189

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link: http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/

The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.
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