EQUAL OPPORTUNITY DISCRIMINATION INVESTIGATOR
JOB NO.: 97003-LI
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: G SERV/OFF LGL AFRS/COMPLIANCE
Categories: Legal Affairs, Public Safety, Law Enforcement/Compliance
Employment Class: Limited
Position Vacancy ID: 97003-LI
Working Title: Equal Opportunity Discrimination Investigator
Official Title: SPECIAL ASSISTANT(T22DN)
Anticipated Begin Date: FEBRUARY 18, 2019
Minimum $72,814 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Juris Doctorate from an accredited law program, ideally with with relevant coursework completed in employment law, employment discrimination/equal opportunity, and/or educational law.
Master's degree in human resources, employment relations, higher education student affairs or other relevant field.
Bachelor's degree considered only when accompanied by five (5) or more years of progressively responsible discrimination investigation experience in a state or federal agency or employment or higher education setting.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Applicants holding a Juris Doctorate with 0-2 years' experience may be considered based on relevant legal educational experiences (e.g., internships or clerkships) and relevant coursework. Two or more years of professional experience investigating and resolving discrimination complaints, including complaints alleging sexual violence or sexual misconduct in a state or federal agency (e.g. Office of Civil Rights, Wisconsin Equal Rights Division, etc.), private practice, or an employment or higher education setting preferred.
Applicants holding a relevant Master's degree must have two or more years of professional experience investigating and resolving discrimination complaints, including complaints alleging sexual violence or sexual misconduct in a federal or state agency (e.g. Office of Civil Rights, Wisconsin Equal Rights Division, etc.), or an employment or higher education setting. Relevant graduate educational experiences may substitute for professional experiences in some cases.
Applicants holding a Bachelor's degree may be considered only when accompanied by five (5) or more years of progressively responsible professional experience investigating and resolving discrimination complaints, including complaints alleging sexual violence or sexual misconduct in a federal or state agency (e.g. Office of Civil Rights, Wisconsin Equal Rights Division, etc.), or employment or higher education setting.
License or certificate:
The Equal Opportunity (EO) Discrimination Investigator is a neutral fact finder who investigates and assists in the resolution of complex, sensitive and high profile complaints of protected class discrimination and harassment, including sexual misconduct, brought to the University of Wisconsin-Madison's (university) Office of Compliance (OC). Complaints may be brought by students, university employees, applicants for employment, applicants for admission and visitors to campus alleging sexual misconduct or discrimination by the university, a university student or an employee or official affiliate of the university.
This position functions with a high degree of autonomy after initial training on university policies and procedures is completed. The position reports to the Title IX Coordinator with a dotted supervisory line to the EO Discrimination Investigation Program Coordinator for cases other than sex-based discrimination.
Instructions to applicants:
Please click on the "Apply Now" button (jobs.wisc.edu, search for job # 97003) to start the application process. Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter outlining relevant qualifications and experience. Pay will be based on experience and qualifications.
Click on the Full Position Details link listed below and then on Position Description to see a full job description and the skills needed for a successful candidate.
PLEASE NOTE: The online application system locks at 11:55 PM CST on the application deadline date. Online submissions that are not COMPLETED by 11:55 PM CST on the deadline date will not be considered.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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Advertised: Dec 14 2018 Central Standard Time
Application Close: Jan 15 2019 11:55 PM Central Standard Time