Civil Rights / Title IX Coordinator

Oakland Schools
2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, Michigan
Job Type


November 9, 2022


Civil Rights / Title IX Coordinator


The Civil Rights/Title IX Coordinator is responsible for the continued development and implementation of a comprehensive program for students enrolled in Oakland Schools student programs to include monitoring and compliance with laws, policies, administrative rules, and practices relating to discrimination, harassment and retaliation prohibited by state and federal nondiscrimination laws. The Title IX Coordinator is also responsible for employee complaints and assisting local districts with Title IX training and resources. Leads training and education for students and employees to support a culture of respect that is free from all forms of discrimination.


We are looking for a highly collaborative individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills, organized, detailed orientated with experience in compliance/investigations. This individual will collaborate with in-house legal counsel for the continued development and implementation Oakland Schools Civil Rights/Title IX program. The individual will oversee investigations by assigning to legal counsel for handling or conducting compliant investigations internally. We will provide the requisite training related to this position to the right candidate. Interested candidates should note that Civil Rights is a key component of the job, but equivalent compliance/investigation experience will be considered. This individual will support Oakland School’s mission to create and maintain an environment that is free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience with civil rights/Title IX or equivalent experience conducting sensitive investigations in an efficient manner
  • One to three years of successful experience in regulatory compliance is strongly preferred
  • Experience facilitating grievance procedures and investigating complaints is highly desirable


Annual salary of $75,474 - $87,527 with the potential to earn up to $94,257 based on annual step increases / exempt position / 12-month work year


Oakland Schools is a regional service agency that offers support services to school personnel that are best delivered regionally and provide cost, size and quality advantages to those we serve. Oakland Schools is an autonomous, tax-supported public school district governed by Michigan General School Laws and is one of 56 intermediate school districts (ISDs) established in Michigan in 1962.

Our organizational focus is centered on these central objectives:

  • Increase student achievement
  • Serve diverse needs of schools
  • Decrease costs/increase efficiencies


Oakland Schools offers company paid coverage for life insurance, short and long-term disability, well-being benefits and leave days. In addition, Oakland Schools offers comprehensive medical coverage or cash in lieu benefit, dental, vision, additional life insurance, health savings account, flexible spending accounts, pet insurance, legal plan, college savings plans, tax-sheltered annuity (TSA) plans and the Office of Retirement Services retirement plans.


Letters of interest and resumes will be accepted through the Oakland County Human Resource Consortium.


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For questions regarding this position please contact J. Cottingham at 248.209.2246.


Oakland Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation (subject to the limits of applicable law), age, genetic information, or disability in its programs, services, activities or employment opportunities. Inquiries related to employment discrimination should be directed to the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, Personnel Management and Labor Relations at 248.209.2429. Title IX complaints should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator at 248.209.2590. For all other inquiries related to discrimination, contact the Executive Director of Legal Affairs at 248.209.2062. All complaints may be addressed to 2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328-2736.

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