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Title IX/EO Coordinator

Title IX Coordinator is the employee designated by the college president to oversee all civil rights complaints, including sexual misconduct, when students and/or employees are complainants and/or respondents. This employee is the Gary Addington, Dean of Students, (719) 384-6859 or Gary.Addinton@otero.edu or McBride, Room 132.  The Dean of Students also acts as the Title VI, Title VII and Equal Opportunity Coordinator.

Responsibilities include, but are not be limited to:

  • Contact for government inquiries
  • Point person for all civil rights complaints involving a student as complainant and/or respondent
  • Creator and implementer of appropriate procedures
  • Assurance of 1st Amendment protection
  • Prevention and remediation of stalking
  • Prevention and remediation of intimate partner and relationship violence
  • Prevention and remediation of bullying and cyberbullying
  • Oversight and coordination of prompt and equitable grievance procedures
  • Coordinator of the interaction of multiple student and employee grievance processes
  • Supervisor of investigations
  • Compliance auditor
  • Trainer or convener of broad training requirements for Otero employees, boards, investigators and appeals officers

Title VI and Title VII/Equal Opportunity Coordinator

This employee is designated by the college president to oversee all civil rights complaints, including sexual misconduct, when employees are both the complainant and the respondent.

Responsibilities include, but are not be limited to:

  • Contact for government inquiries
  • Point person for all civil rights complaints involving employees as complainant and respondent
  • Creator and implementer of appropriate procedures
  • Assurance of 1st Amendment protection
  • Prevention and remediation of stalking
  • Prevention and remediation of intimate partner and relationship violence
  • Prevention and remediation of bullying and cyberbullying
  • Oversight and coordination of prompt and equitable grievance procedures
  • Coordinator of the interaction of multiple student and employee grievance processes
  • Supervisor of investigations
  • Compliance auditor
  • Trainer or convener of broad training requirements for Otero employees, boards, investigators and appeals officers
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