EO/Title IX Investigator

Jun 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

EO/Title IX Investigator

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time

Serves as an Equal Opportunity Investigator for cases alleging race, national origin, color, disability, age over 40, religious, veteran, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, discrimination, harassment, and sexual violence/assault misconduct and retaliation complaints, involving students, faculty, employees, visitors, and persons or vendors who serve the University as its agents. Follows UVU policies and procedures consistent with Federal and State civil rights regulations, conducts prompt, impartial confidential investigations from the initial report, intake, initiation of interim protective measures, through drafting complex confidential reports in a timely manner that thoroughly review and synthesize all allegations of policy violation, evidence, and witness accounts. Leads witness interviews, analyzes witness statements and analyzes all evidence in alleged discrimination cases. Prepares executive memoranda related to facts, findings, and recommendations for remedies and sanctions related to potential violations designed to stop, prevent recurrence and remedy the affects of discrimination, harassment and/or retaliation. Documents the timeline and various steps throughout the process and provides on-going updates to the Director and those with a need to know regarding the status of complaints received and investigations in progress.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited institution with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of investigative experience related to the Summary of Duties and/or other compliance issues.

Full-Time, 40 hrs per week, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm with the ability to work a flexible shift when needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge in Title IX, Clery, SaVE, VAWA,Title VII of the Civil Rights of 1964, Title II of the ADA, and other similar EEO laws.
Knowledge EEO analysis and report writing requirements.
Knowledge and understanding of conflict resolution basics.
Knowledge in research (including legal research)
Knowledge and familiarity with FERPA and HIPAA regulations.
Knowledge of and experience in Microsoft office.
Skills in investigation methods and techniques.
Skills in preparation of comprehensive complex reports.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent grammar, spelling, punctuation, composition and proofreading skills.
Skills in the preparation and interpretation of reports, charts, graphs, and tables.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to remain neutral and objective.
Superior organization skills, including the ability to manage time and tasks effectively and meet deadlines.
Demonstrated superior judgment in a variety of sensitive and confidential issues.
Strong problem-solving, conflict resolution, and decision-making skills.
Skills in the use of computers and Microsoft office, including word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, databases.
Skills in office methods, techniques, practices, and procedures.
Experience providing training to employees and/or students.
Ability to handle highly confidential information with discretion and tact with minimum supervision.
Ability to follow detailed verbal and written procedures and instructions.
Ability to effectively prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively (verbally, writing and active listening).
Ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential communications with superior judgment.
Ability to meet and serve effectively people of diverse backgrounds.
Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
High level of self-initiative with strong commitment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited institution with a Bachelor’s degree and two years investigating Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Title IX, Clery, SaVE, VAWA, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, or Title II of the ADA matters.
J.D. (or in progress) preferred.
Experience in an academic setting investigating employee and/or student conduct, sexual harassment, or misconduct issues.
Experience with public entity or State of Utah investigation procedures.
Conflict resolution/mediation experience.

Physical Requirements:
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: $41,804 - $55,739

Advertisement Number: ST02717
Open Date: 06/06/2017
Review Start Date: 06/13/2017
Close Date:
Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants that apply on or before the review date. This position is subject to close at any time after the review date. Please submit two report writing samples you have personally prepared during your employment with all personally identifiable information redacted except your name, title, credential, and the date the report was originally prepared.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/985

Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer and committed to fostering a diverse workforce. As an inclusive community, we actively seek diversity among our applicants for this position. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.