Civil Rights and Title IX Case Manager
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking applications for a Civil Rights and Title IX Case Manager for the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX. The Office of Civil Rights and Title IX is dedicated to promoting a safe and healthy campus environment through compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (Campus SaVE). Playing a crucial role in advancing the University’s commitment to fostering an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX coordinates the University’s response to complaints of unlawful discrimination and harassment and complaints of violations of University policies prohibiting discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct. This office provides strategic, operational, and collaborative oversight of the university’s current policies, procedures, and practices in support of this objective. The Office of Civil Rights and Title IX is staffed by the Director/Title IX Coordinator, Associate Director, two investigators, three case managers, and an Administrative Support Associate. The office is also supported by Title IX Deputy Coordinators in various areas across campus including Athletics, Dean of Students, Academic Affairs, and Human Resources.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in counseling, social work, or other relevant area and 4 years of related professional experience, OR a master’s degree in counseling, social work, or other relevant area and 2 years of related professional experience. Experience managing/assisting individuals in crisis. Experience with programming and education/training initiatives.
Essential Job Duties: Reviews assigned reports made to the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX and makes immediate contact per standard operating procedures. Coordinates all outreach and ongoing communication to all parties associated with reports inclusive of complainants, respondents, and witnesses. Meets with involved parties to discuss: (1) university processes; (2) parties’ rights and options in the process, including the right to confidentiality, right to contact law enforcement, etc.; (3) supportive and interim measures; (4) accommodations, including academic, housing, employment, and transportation; (5) referrals to counseling (CAPS and EAP), Student Health Center, Dean of Students Office, Faculty/Staff Ombuds, etc. as needed; (6) on- and off-campus resources; (7) preservation of evidence; (8) right to an Advisor and or Attorney/Non-attorney Advocate (as relevant); and (9) other information as necessary in the discretion of the Case Manager. Makes determinations, in conjunction with the Director and Associate Director regarding requests by individuals for interim measures and accommodations. Communicates effectively with all persons in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and other employment-related privacy laws. Collaborates closely with the Dean of Students Office, CAPS, The Center for Integrated Care, the Student Health Center, the Office of Disability Services, and other appropriate offices to provide a holistic and comprehensive approach to services for student-related cases. Collaborates closely with Academic Affairs, Human Resources, chairs, and direct supervisors to provide a holistic and comprehensive approach to services for employee-related cases. Follows up with all involved parties regularly, and as needed, after a report is resolved to ensure continued support and success. Collects and analyzes data in regard to intake and accommodations, identifies and assesses trends, and develops strategies for future communication and outreach. Provides knowledge and understanding of various university policies, procedures, and protocols within the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX and with other processes, including academic probation/suspension, add/drop and withdrawal deadlines, tuition policies, Housing and Dining appeal process, etc. Participates in the assessment of community development needs and designing programs, services, and communication strategies to respond to those needs. Other duties as assigned by the Director or Associate Director, including providing training and education to the community about civil rights, Title IX, and Campus SaVE and the functions of the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX.
Salary and benefits are competitive; interested individuals should apply on-line at https://jobs.uncc.edu. Search for job #001215. Applicants are subject to background checks.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.