EO Investigator

Department: Equal Opportunity/ADA Office

Application Deadline: 07/18/2014

Position Summary: The EO Investigator reports to the Associate Director for Investigations and Compliance Reporting in the EO ADA Office. This position serves as the primary investigator for complaints of harassment and discrimination made against students, faculty, and staff by students, faculty, staff, and third parties pursuant to all applicable University policies, including the Policy on Prohibited Harassment, Including Sexual Misconduct, and Discrimination ( Policy ). The Investigator will assist the University in achieving its goals of providing an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment by conducting prompt, thorough, and objective investigations of complaints, by providing educational training programs to various constituencies within the University, and by monitoring the University's compliance with federal and state statutes and regulatory requirements. The position under recruitment is pending permanent funding. In the interim, this position is funded for one year from the date of hire. Unless permanent funding is secured in that time, the position will be subject to end with appropriate notice.

Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree in human resources, business or a related discipline is required; Master's degree in human resources, business or a related discipline, or a Juris Doctorate or equivalent from an accredited law school is preferred.

Qualification and Experience: A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in equal opportunity affirmative action or human resources, including demonstrated knowledge of and the ability to interpret federal and state equal opportunity and non-discrimination laws and regulations and experience in investigating complaints. The successful candidate must have strong organizational, planning, analytical, and problem solving abilities; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; excellent interpersonal skills; and ability to handle confidential and sensitive situations with diplomacy and objectivity. Ability to work well in a diverse environment and to work effectively with individuals from all levels within the organization. Must be able to work collaboratively with other University offices such as: Office of University Counsel, Office of Human Resources, and the Office of the Dean of Students.

Department Contact Name and Title: Lorri Dolinger, Office Manager

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: lorri_dolinger@unc.edu