Title IX Investigator

Location
Charlottesville, VA
Posted
May 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Title IX Investigator

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: EOCR Office

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 02-07-2017

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia seeks to fill 2 positions of Title IX Investigator. As a member of the University's Office of Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights (EOCR), the Title IX Investigator supports the University's commitment to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning, living, and working environment.

Key Priorities:

Investigation and Response:

Conduct prompt, thorough, impartial, and equitable investigations of reports of Prohibited Conduct.

Responsible for keeping thorough, accurate, comprehensive records related to all assigned case investigations.

Responsible for effective collaboration and communication with key stakeholders and partners.

Case Management and Assessment:

Assist the Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Title IX Coordinators with conducting assessments of the effectiveness of University policies and procedures.

Assist the Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Title IX Coordinators with the annual review of University policy and procedures related to federal and state civil rights laws.

Assist the Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Title IX Coordinators with conducting climate assessments.

Outreach and Education:

Assist the Title IX Coordinator with providing comprehensive training and education on Title IX policies and procedures to faculty, staff, and students.

Assist the Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Title IX Coordinators in the development, coordination, and implementation of events to raise awareness in the University community about all forms of sex discrimination.

Represent the University and the Title IX Office at campus and community meetings, workshops, or similar events.

Provide information and assistance to students, faculty, staff, and visitors regarding Title IX.

Assist the Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Title IX Coordinators with training, education, and outreach regarding Title IX, VAWA, Clery, and other applicable law and policy.

Assist in developing training materials and working with partners to promote educational programming.

Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:

Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree. Juris doctorate with a minimum of two years of experience is strongly preferred. If a candidate does not have a juris doctorate, a minimum of five years of civil rights-related investigative experience in the education, employment, and/or law enforcement field is strongly preferred. Experience working in and/or with institutions of higher education is also desired.

Comprehensive knowledge of and ability to interpret federal and state nondiscrimination laws, including Title IX, VAWA, Clery, and other related laws and policy.

Strong analytical, writing, and critical thinking skills; ability to problem solve, analyze, summarize, and effectively present data.

Strong presentation and facilitation skills.

Demonstrated organizational, planning, and management skills and the ability to prioritize.

Demonstrated experience with and commitment to working effectively with individuals with diverse backgrounds in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment.

Deep sensitivity to and thorough understanding of the impact of trauma on individuals who have experienced sexual and gender-based harassment and other forms of interpersonal violence.

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage change and build consensus while maintaining a high level of confidentiality.

Computer proficiency, including Excel, Microsoft Word, and Power Point.

To apply, please upload a cover letter stating your interest in the position, along with a resume and writing sample. For more information, please contact Melissa Hurst at mhurst@virginia.edu or additional information may be found at http://executivesearch.virginia.edu

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Comprehensive knowledge of and ability to interpret federal and state nondiscrimination laws, including Title IX, VAWA, Clery, and other related laws and policy.

Strong analytical, writing, and critical thinking skills; ability to problem solve, analyze, summarize, and effectively present data in a sound and supportable manner.

Strong presentation and facilitation skills with emphasis on education and training for a wide audience.

Demonstrated organizational, planning, and management skills and the ability to prioritize multiple projects and priorities.

Demonstrated experience with and commitment to working effectively with individuals with diverse backgrounds in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment.

Deep sensitivity to and thorough understanding of the impact of trauma on individuals who have experienced sexual and gender-based harassment and other forms of interpersonal violence.


Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage change and build consensus while maintaining a high level of confidentiality.

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