Interim Director of Employee Relations and Title IX

  • Director
  • Chula Vista, CA
  • This position has been filled
  • March 3, 2022

Southwestern Community College District

Interim Director of Employee Relations and Title IX

Southwestern Community College District

Work Site: 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Department: Employee Relations & Title IX

District Values

Incumbents in District positions are expected to exhibit an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, and employees, including those with physical or learning disabilities, and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.


Under the administrative leadership and general direction of the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Human Resources, the Director of Employee Relations and Title IX serves as the administrative lead, resource and liaison for employee relations as well as serve as the Title IX Officer for the District. The Director manages all aspects of employee relations and provides consultative and programmatic services including responses and resolutions to grievances. The Director works with senior leadership as a strategic partner to meet changing institutional and employee needs to promote a high-performance and equity-minded work culture. As the District’s Title IX Officer, the Director oversees the District’s compliance and educational efforts with regards to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as well as other laws, policies and regulations related to unlawful discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, interpersonal violence, sexual assault, and related policy violations on campus. The Title IX Officer develops and implements educational programs regarding unlawful discrimination and sexual harassment prevention, ensuring faculty, staff, and students understand their rights and, where applicable, responsibilities under the law. The role oversees and coordinates investigations, responses and resolutions to complaints, and collaborates with appropriate campus entities and District leadership to identify and address systemic problems. Link to complete job description:

Knowledge and Abilities:

Education and Experience:

• Any combination equivalent to: a Bachelor’s degree with major course work in psychology, education, sociology, human resources, gender studies, legal studies, or a related field.
• Three (3) years of experience administering an employee relations program, or Title IX coordination, or conducting unlawful discrimination investigations.

Minimum Qualifications: (Faculty and Academic Administrator Positions Only)

Desirable Qualifications:

• Three (3) or more years of experience in the area of Employee Relations, Title IX coordination, and conducting investigations of complaints of civil rights violations or sexual assault incidents; and leadership experience in an educational setting.
• One (1) year of leadership, supervisory, or management experience.
• A Master’s degree in a related field is desirable.


$9,526.42-$13,547.58. Additional $2,090.00 annual stipend for earned Doctorate degree.

Start Date

December 13, 2021 (approximately)-June 30, 2022

Screening Deadline

All application materials must be received on-line at Position is open until filled. Applications received by the first screening deadline of  5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 3, 2021 are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review.

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (approximately). Work schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of the department. Successful candidate may be assigned to any of the campus sites (Chula Vista, National City, Otay Mesa, and/or San Ysidro).

Additional Information:

We regret we are unable to accept faxed, e-mailed, mailed, or hand delivered application materials. Only complete application materials submitted through SWC online system will be accepted. To complete and submit your application for this position, please visit our online employment website at All required information must be submitted online before the review date and time indicated on the job posting.

A confirmation number will be assigned if your application packet has been successfully submitted. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Human Resources Office at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910; telephone: (619) 482-6395 or e-mail to

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the review deadline date. A separate, complete application packet is required for each position for which you are applying for. All materials included in your application packet become District property, will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.

Candidates selected for employment with Southwestern Community College District must be fingerprinted by an electronic fingerprinting service (i.e. LiveScan) within 10 days of employment; provide clearance of tuberculosis (dated within the past 4 years and renewed every four years as a condition of continued employment) within 60 days of employment; provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

In addition to the above, for Faculty/Administrator positions (only), successful candidate must submit official (sealed) college transcripts confirming date degree conferred and/or a valid CA Community College Credential.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the time the interview appointment is scheduled.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

The Southwestern Community College District shall not discriminate against any person in employment or in any program affiliated with the District on the basis of age, ancestry, color, ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, race, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

Notice of Availability of the Annual Security Report – Southwestern College is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report is available on the SWCPD website at

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security Report, which contains this information, you can stop by the SWC College Police Department or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (619) 482-6390.

The report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention; public safety authority; crime reporting policies; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking; the procedures the College will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the College or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

This information is required by law and is provided by the SWC College Police Department.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Plan (DAAPP) – More information about the DAAPP, including the Drug Free Environment and Drug Prevention Program Policy and Procedure and Biennial report can be found in the Health and Safety Section of the campus Consumer Information page (

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