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Civil Rights Investigator/Coordinator

Job description

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-28
Req: R-1037


1138-NN - Coordinator

Business Title:

Civil Rights Investigator/Coordinator


Employee Type:

Admin. Professional

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The EEO Investigator/Coordinator works with a team of investigators and support staff and is responsible for independently investigating student and employee complaints related to civil rights or discrimination and for coordinating University wide programs and policies relating to diversity management, accessibility, sexual harassment prevention, and other human rights topics. The duties of this position include, but art not limited to: conducting inquiries and formal investigations as warranted and writing investigative reports of findings; developing and reviewing prevention and response programs and policies to address discrimination and sexual misconduct; providing information and interpretation to students and employees regarding University policies; coordinating and conducting University-wide training and educational activities; and coordinating and participating in University-wide committees. This position requires a significant amount of writing.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to area of specialization and three (3) years of experience directly related to the specialty area. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

  • Possession of a Law degree or Master’s degree in a relevant field (human resources, management, education etc.) may be substituted for one year of experience requirement.

  • Experience conducting administrative or legal investigations or similar investigatory experience.

  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills.

  • Experience writing detailed reports, carefully analyzing information, reviewing and processing detailed documents, handling confidential issues, and giving presentations.

  • Demonstrated knowledge in applying and interpreting federal and state laws, regulations, and rules in the workplace.

  • A demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively in a diverse team-oriented environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Law degree or Master’s degree in a relevant field (human resources, management, education, etc.)

  • Knowledge of Title IX regulation and requirements.

  • Knowledge of ADA laws and requirements.

  • Knowledge of EEO laws and requirements.

  • Experience working in higher education.

  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a culture of inclusiveness.

  • Fluency in a second language.

  • Working knowledge of WSU administrative environment.

Additional Information:


Finance and Administration

Department Name:

Compliance and Civil Rights

Department Link:


City, State, Zip:

Pullman WA 99164-1022

Monthly Salary:

Commensurate on qualifications and experience





Posting Close Date:

Applicants must submit their completed application by May 13, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume 2) a cover letter and 3) contact information for professional references. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

Required Documents:

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/29/2021
Application Due: 7/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time