Metro Nashville Public Schools
Deputy Title IX Coordinator (TIXC)
Metro Nashville Public Schools
The Deputy Title IX Coordinator (TIXC) is one of MNPS’s designated leaders for Title IX compliance authority. 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. Develops 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.
- 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.
- Synthesizes or integrates analysis of data or information to discover facts or develop knowledge or interpretations; modifies policies, procedures, or methodologies based on findings.
- Negotiates or exchanges ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate policies and programs, or arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions, or solutions.
- Requires responsibility and opportunity unity for achieving widespread economies and/or preventing losses through the development and administration of organization-wide programs and policies that impact major departments.
- Uses practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions, measurements, or logarithms; may use algebraic solutions of equations and equalities, deductive geometry, and/or descriptive statistics.
- Reads journals and manuals; composes specialized reports/analysis; speaks to large groups of coworkers and people outside the organization.
- Develops and implements long-range plans and programs to support the goals and objectives of the organization.
- Makes decisions with very serious impact – affects the entire organization and the general public.
- Handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving little or no latitude for judgment regarding the attainment of standards or in selecting appropriate items.
- Requires management-level responsibility for the application and interpretation of the policies regarding the provision of continuous enforcement of the laws and standards of public health and safety.
Education: Required minimum: Bachelor’s degree. Preferred: Juris Doctor or Masters Degree in Education, Social Work, Psychology, Public Administration, or a related field.
Experience Requirements: 2 years experience with Civil Rights and/or general investigative experience preferred. Experience working in the K-12 education context is not a requirement but preferred.
Full Benefits Package
How to Apply
- Date Posted: July 31, 2023
- Type: Full-Time
- Job Function: Executive Leadership
- Service Area: Children / Youth
- Salary Range: Starting at $35.59 an hour
- Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk