Job DescriptionAs part of the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s ongoing commitment to creating and maintaining a campus environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment, including but not limited to all forms of sexual harassment and violence, the University seeks to fill a position for a Compliance Investigator.
The Investigator will play an important role in the University’s coordinated response, prevention and education initiatives pursuant to Title IX and related statutes and regulations. Reporting to the Executive Director and Title IX Coordinator, the Compliance Investigator is primarily responsible for the University’s investigations that primarily include allegations of sexual assault, harassment, stalking and intimate partner violence. The Investigator may also perform or assist in compliance investigations that include allegations of other misconduct. The Investigator will conduct a prompt, thorough and impartial investigation, which includes: identifying and interviewing witnesses, gathering and securing relevant documentation, and analyzing the evidence gathered. In addition, the Investigator will assist the Executive Director in carrying out the University’s responsibilities which include, but are not limited to, data collection, trend analysis, education and training, and community outreach in collaboration with a wide variety of on and off campus partners. The Compliance Investigator may also assist with EthicsPoint report management. Benefits Information
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools. In the Fall of 2021, UMB will require all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources. Essential Functions:
- Investigates complaints of misconduct, including discrimination and harassment, filed by students, staff, faculty or visitors in compliance with federal and state laws and University policies and procedures from inception to findings. This includes creating an investigative plan, conducting and memorializing witness interviews, making credibility assessments, preparing and presenting memoranda of findings and appropriate supporting documents, and communicating with the parties’ while protecting the neutrality, integrity, and privacy of the investigation.
- Provides ongoing updates regarding the status of complaints and investigations to the Executive Director and appropriate University employees assisting with the University’s response to misconduct.
- Working closely with the Executive Director, reviews and synthesizes allegations to determine applicable interim measures.
- Assists with the preparation and maintenance of statistical, demographic, and subject matter data related to Title IX/sexual misconduct, discrimination, and/or harassment complaints and trends. This includes being responsible for keeping thorough, accurate, and comprehensive records related to all assigned case investigations.
- Assists with the preparation and delivery of education and training related to Title IX/ sexual misconduct, discrimination, and/or harassment.
- Responsible for effective collaboration and communication with key stakeholders and partners.
- Assists in development and review of University wide policies and procedures that further institutional compliance.
- Participates in University committees regarding discrimination matters and subcommittee groups as assigned by Executive Director.
- Assists with report management through the University’s hotline, Ethicspoint.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) or equivalent certification in a relevant field such as Education, Law Enforcement, Legal Studies, Health, or Human Services. Experience:
Four (4) years of relevant experience conducting investigations, preferably in a higher education setting. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The Hiring Range for this position is high $60,000s to mid $70,000s, commensurate with education and experience.
- Strategic and analytical thinking skills with an ability to solve problems and make decisions.
- Ability to network and interact, as well as support effective partnerships with key groups and individuals.
- Ability to use relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
- Excellent Oral/written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
- Knowledge of government regulations that pertain to students, faculty and University staff, such as Title IX Section 504, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and other anti-discrimination laws and regulations
- Familiarity with best practices related to conducting comprehensive and unbiased investigations. Specifically focused on due process and trauma informed interview techniques.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at [email protected]
If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request
. You may also contact [email protected]
Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Job:
Reg or CII Exempt StaffShift:
University AccountabilityJob Posting:
Jul 26, 2021Unposting Date:
Aug 16, 2021, 11:59:00 PM