Student Affairs Investigator
Job Title: Student Affairs Investigator
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 44978
Department Dean of Students - InvestigationsEqual Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdfResponsibilities Under the supervision of the Assistant Dean – Investigations and Assessment, the Student Affairs investigator is responsible for receiving, evaluating, and investigating allegations of violations of the Student Code of Conduct and Student Organization Code of Conduct which are non-Title IX in nature. Conduct thorough, reliable, prompt, fair, and impartial investigations of reports maintaining timely communication with all parties as appropriate. Utilize interviews, written evidence, and any submitted information for consideration in the investigation process. Compile clear, concise, and comprehensive investigative reports.
Serve as a resource in training students, student organizations, faculty, and staff regarding the Student Code of Conduct and the Student Organization Code of Conduct and reporting incidents of alleged misconduct. Review the Student Code of Conduct and Student Organization Code of Conduct to make recommendations for updates as needed.
Supports and consults with the Dean of Students on recommending, developing, updating, implementing investigatory policies and procedures; keep apprised of new developments and best practices in investigations, along with other relevant federal and state legislation and regulations; all other duties as assigned.Qualifications Master’s Degree in Student Affairs or Student Personnel, Law Degree, or related field plus one year of investigation experience or 2 years student conduct experience.
In-depth knowledge of the federal and state laws and regulatory guidance pertaining to civil rights, discrimination, harassment, and hazing as applied to colleges and universities.
Demonstrated experience and ability in conducting investigations; composing clear, concise, timely, and professionally written correspondence and investigative reports; managing confidential information; independently and efficiently managing a case from reported disclosure through resolution; and maintaining a significant caseload.
Demonstrated ability to determine and apply appropriate policy standards in assessing and investigating allegations of misconduct in both students and student organizations.
Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion, superior judgment, analytical skills, and neutrality in highly sensitive situations involving allegations of all forms of discrimination and harassment, hazing, drug and alcohol use and distribution, with a diverse body of community members.
Tact, discretion, professionalism, maturity, and outstanding interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Experience and ability to work positively and successfully in a diverse community.
Must be able to work independently and collaboratively across the organization structures and under the direction of the Dean of Students.
Experience in student conduct or experience conducting investigations in the university or college setting.
Hazing and/or student organization Investigator training certification is highly desirable.Preferred Minimum of one year of experience in higher education.Pay Plan This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.Open until filled This position is being advertised as open until filled.Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.Re-advertisement This position is being re-advertised. Previous applicants need not reapply.