Equity Specialist and Investigator
Job Title: Equity Specialist and Investigator
Location: Case Main Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 8745
Job Description POSITION OBJECTIVE
- Serve as a resource to the CWRU community as it relates to equal opportunity and civil rights laws and regulations. (15%)Counsel and advise staff employees on equity concerns and university policy and processes related to equal opportunity. (25%)Investigate internal complaints of discrimination, harassment and sexual misconduct involving staff, and students as well as other campus constituents when needed. Prepare report of findings and make recommendations for remedial action to the senior associate vice president. (30%)Process employee disability accommodation requests. Act as a liaison between employee and department to ensure reasonable accommodations are being made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act/ the Rehabilitation Act. Perform ADA assistance to the campus community to ensure ADA compliance. (10%)Compile information needed to respond to external complaints filed with outside agencies. (5%)Compile information needed to process internal employee grievances and appeals relating to equity discrimination, harassment and retaliation complaints. (5%)Assist in conducting equal employment opportunity training programs, including but not limited to New Hire Orientation sessions. (5%)
- Keep abreast of current issues and changing rules and regulations affecting the office and advise the senior associate vice president accordingly. (3%)Handle special projects and other duties as needed. (2%)Perform other duties as assigned. (<1%)
- Familiarity with campus dynamics, applicable civil rights law, and applicable federal regulations.Demonstrated understanding of and/or experience in civil rights investigation practices.Thorough knowledge of equal employment opportunity and sexual misconduct laws and regulations.Demonstrated superior judgment with the ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential communications.Good communication skills; oral, written and listening.Strong organizational and problem solving skills.Ability to engage in annual training in conducting sensitive and confidential investigations.Ability to meet consistent attendance.Ability to interact with colleagues, supervisors, and customers face to face. Proficient in Microsoft office products; Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.