JobID 4060 : Coordinator IV - Employee Relations Title IX 11314-2 (#2020971)
Coordinator IV - Employee Relations Title IX)
Reports to: Director -Employee Relations
PC #: 11314-2
Pay Grade: 804
Duty Days: 240
Salary Range: $64,858 - $78,209
Conducts complex investigations into allegations of discrimination submitted to the District through Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charges and Title IX violation allegations. Facilitates and manages Board policy related to employee and public complaints. Updates and revises the annual Employee Handbook and Performance Management Manual. Manages the District’s nonrenewal and termination functions for both Chapter 21 and at-will employees at all times. Provides guidance and trainings to District supervisors for all aspects of performance management counseling and documentation. Reviews District documents related to required State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) reporting of misconduct allegations for separating employees.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
EEOC Charge Management
- Conducts complex investigations into allegations of discrimination submitted to the District through EEOC charges.
- Develops, revises, and submits the District’s response to EEOC charges demonstrating the District’s adherence to related state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination.
- Collaborates with District staff to promote a positive OR ethical OR inclusive culture and climate in all District facilitates, activities, and sponsored events to ensure a professional work and learning environment compliant with Title IX law and relevant Board policies.
- Investigates, documents, and responds on behalf of the District to Title IX complaint allegations.
- Ensures timelines specified in Board policies related to complaints are adhered to, including response deadlines for supporting hearing offices; secures and documents response deadline extensions with the employee, or employee’s representative, when appropriate.
- Participates actively in the grievance/complaint process by assisting with research related to formal grievances and attending assigned grievance hearings.
- Consults with Office of Professional Standards staff, the District’s Title IX administrator, and the Director to direct complaints to appropriate departments for investigation as needed.
- Researches, plans, and implements best practices related to primary duties and responsibilities.
- Participates in appropriate professional learning activities; summarizes and recommends changes in District practices, procedures, and policies based upon learning at professional development activities.
- Maintains a thorough knowledge of all pertinent federal, state, local, and District policies and procedures concerning Administrative Services issues.
- Reviews District records of misconduct allegations for separating employees; recommends reporting allegations of misconduct to SBEC for separating employees to the District based on application of state law.
- Ensures reports of misconduct allegations to SBEC are submitted within the timelines specified by state law.
Personal Work Relationships
- All Fort Worth ISD employees must maintain a commitment to the District’s mission, vision, and strategic goals.
- Exhibits high professionalism, standards of conduct and work ethic.
- Demonstrates high quality customer service; builds rapport/relationship with the consumer.
- Demonstrates cultural competence in interactions with others; is respectful of co-workers; communicates and acts as a team player; promotes teamwork; responds and acts appropriately in confrontational situations.
Other Duties as Assigned
- Performs all job related duties as assigned and in accordance to the Board rules, policies and regulations. All employees are expected to comply with lawful directives in rare situations driven by need where a team effort is required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding discrimination, as well as District policies and procedures.
- Knowledge of general and education employment law and hearing procedures.
- Knowledge of selection, training, and supervision of personnel.
- Skill in giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points communicated, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Skill in researching and writing, with a strong knowledge of business correspondence formatting, including language, grammar, and punctuation.
- Skill in public relations, organizational systems development, communication, and interpersonal relationships.
- Ability to develop and support systems and resources for District supervisors’ responsibilities related to primary functions of Administrative Services.
- Ability to exercise discretion regarding matters of a sensitive or confidential nature.
- Ability to work effectively in collaborative teams, including teams from other departments.
- Ability to analyze and prepare documents, reports, and correspondence.
- Ability to implement policy and procedures.
- Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with professional composure.
- Ability to prepare oral or written communications, such as presentations, reports, memoranda, letters, and so on.
- Ability to organize and coordinate work, including maintaining attention to details and quality, and prioritize work while meeting multiple deadlines.
- Ability to use software to access databases, email, create spreadsheets, and do word processing.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written forms.
- Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
- Travels to school District buildings and professional meetings as required.
Physical & Mental Demands, Work Hazards
- Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment, including computer and peripherals.
- Posture: Prolonged sitting and standing; occasional stooping, squatting, kneeling, bending, pushing/pulling, and twisting.
- Motion: Frequent repetitive hand motions, including keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching.
- Lifting: Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 35 pounds) in preparation for meetings, career fairs, and event setup.
- Environment: Works in an office setting; frequently requires irregular and/or prolonged hours.
- Attendance: Regular and punctual attendance at the worksite is required for this position; frequently requires irregular and/or prolonged hours.
- Mental Demands: Maintains emotional control under stress; works with frequent interruptions.
Minimum Required Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university required;
- Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university in English, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Human Resources Management, or Labor Relations preferred;
- Master’s degree from accredited college or university preferred.
- (See approved combinations of Education & Experience below)
- Certification/License: None.
- Experience: 3 years’ in grievance management, investigations of discrimination complaints, and/or employee performance management support for supervisors.
- Language: Bilingual working proficiency (English/Spanish) preferred.
- Approved combinations:
Education Experience Bachelor’s degree 5 years Master’s degree 3 years
This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.