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Metro Nashville Public Schools

Coordinator of Student Behavior Regulations (Title IX)

Metro Nashville Public Schools


Job Summary

Ensures legal compliance by consulting on and investigating civil rights complaints primarily consisting of disability, race, and sex discrimination or harassment claims. Responsible for properly documenting reports, interviewing students and staff, drafting investigative reports, assessing relevant evidence, and adhering to statutory timelines. Provides consult to school administrators and staff on civil rights violations identification, reporting, investigation, and resolution. Develop data-driven civil rights best practices that meet federal, state, and district compliance requirements. Facilitates ongoing staff development and training for civil rights topics. Works closely with the department’s leadership team to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery to school administrators, staff, and students. 

Job Responsibilities

List, in the order of importance or time spent, the essential duties/tasks performed by the position.  This is not an exhaustive list and employees may be assigned additional duties by management as required.  

  • Primarily responsible for conducting civil rights investigations to ensure legal compliance by interviewing staff and students, documenting procedural steps, assessing credibility, acting as a fact finder, and drafting formal investigative reports.
  • Consults with school administration, school staff, and central office personnel on civil rights violations regarding identification, reporting, investigation, and resolution.
  • Participates in dispute resolution efforts for 504, Title VI, and Title IX with state entities, federal entities, and parents including written responses, mediation, and formal dispute resolution hearings.
  • Stays abreast of changing legal requirements and nationwide best practices for civil rights in the K-12 educational context.
  • Collects, prepares, and maintains data for Civil Rights to ensure legal reporting requirements are met. Helps to create data-driven best practices and procedures.
  • Plans and coordinates continuing mandatory and optional professional development for MNPS employees.
  • Collaborates with outside stakeholders at the local, state, and federal levels.


Education (training/degree): Required minimum: Bachelor’s degree or higher in Educational Leadership; K-12 or Higher Education Student Support Leadership; Counseling, Social Work, or Mental Health; Human Resources; Public Policy; Government; Legal Studies; or other related discipline or related field from an accredited institution required.

Preferred: Juris Doctorate or Masters Level in one of the above fields preferred

Experience Requirements: Two (2) years’ work experience required in progressively responsible positions in an area(s) such as civil rights compliance; conducting and preparing investigations/summary reports, conclusions, and recommendations related to discrimination, harassment, and/or sexual misconduct;  leadership experience with discipline processes and policies;  human resources; employee relations; or school-based leadership (or related field).Comprehensive knowledge of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action laws, and regulations (such as, but not limited to, Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 503/504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Age Discrimination Act, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013, and Executive Order 11246, as amended)

Skills Required: 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and adept user of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Strong problem-solving, conflict resolution, and decision-making skills.
  • Professional work experience in developing and delivering presentations and educational programs to diverse constituencies.
  • Experience in a position requiring judgment in a variety of sensitive and confidential matters.
  • Experience in a position requiring strong interpersonal skills with the ability to remain neutral and objective.
  • Experience in a position requiring working collaboratively with diverse populations and constituencies.

Additional Information


Full-time benefits

How to Apply



– Search “Coord Student Behavior Regulations


  • Date Posted: February 28, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Executive Leadership
  • Service Area: Education
  • Salary Range: Pay Grade: SCH013
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk