Title IX/DHR Investigator

California State University, Monterey Bay - Monterey Bay, CA (30+ days ago)4.5


Under the general supervision of the Title IX/DHR Prevention Administrator, the incumbent is responsible for investigating reports of discrimination of all types, including reports of sexual misconduct, dating and domestic violence, and stalking, pursuant to the processes and definitions within CSU Executive Orders prohibiting such conduct.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:

Conduct investigations into complaints alleging discrimination

Conduct investigations into complaints alleging discrimination, including but not limited to sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating and domestic violence, and stalking.

Conduct interviews of Complainant, Respondent and relevant witnesses; gather relevant evidence; make credibility assessments; record findings of fact; act as a neutral party through all aspects of investigation and ensure a prompt, fair and neutral process for all parties; advise impacted parties of their rights; and communicate with parties’ and witness’ advocates while protecting the independence, integrity, and confidentiality of the investigation.

Ensure a well-documented Title IX/DHR investigative process; maintain accurate and thorough records and notes of investigatory process; create comprehensive reports of findings and conclusions, and relevant supporting documents related to the resolution of each investigation, including but not limited to Complainant, Respondent and witness statements, relevant evidence collected, make findings and conclusions under University policy.

Provide periodic, timely updates regarding status of complaints received and on-going investigations to the Title IX Coordinator.

Report writing, case management, and tracking of complaints alleging discrimination

Assist the Title IX/DHR Director with the development and maintenance of a case management database within Maxient to organize, manage and track all complaints/reports.

Assist with the preparation and maintenance of statistical, demographic, and subject matter data related to Title IX/DHR complaints and trends.

Collaborate and consult with the Title IX/DHR Director regularly to monitor and manage Title IX/DHR incidents to ensure an efficient and effective response to reports and complaints.

Campus-wide education and training on Title IX/DHR

Assist in the development and implementation of University-wide education, awareness and prevention trainings, programs and campaigns.

Where appropriate, make recommendations on the University’s obligation to eliminate discrimination, prevent its recurrence, and address its effects.

Assist in development and review of related policies and procedures.

Stay abreast of applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidance.

Other Functions:
Perform other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of:
University policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination.

Federal and state laws regarding Title IX and discrimination standards.

Exercising superior judgment with the ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential information.

Organization and analysis in order to manage cases with accuracy and reasoned decision-making, as well as manage caseloads and multiple deadlines effectively.

Skilled in:
Communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to be impartial and establish rapport with a diverse range of community members.

Serving a diverse population with cultural competence/humility and sensitivity, as well as work with a wide range of campus constituents (staff, faculty, students, administrators, third parties, etc.) with diplomacy and tact.

Prepare complex reports and create effective presentations.

Crisis intervention and addressing trauma responses, as well as general problem solving.

Maintaining equanimity in the face of resistance, indifference or hostility.

Ability to:
Conduct sensitive and confidential investigations alleging discrimination.

Work a fluctuating schedule – general business hours are maintained, but needs of cases and programming could require work on some evenings or weekends.

Work under conditions with frequent interruptions, distractions, and emergencies.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant discipline.
A minimum of two (2) years of experience in conducting investigations, either for an education environment, workplace, or law enforcement.

Specialized Skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior experience with investigations alleging discrimination or involving protected status concerns.
  • Experience in Higher Education or comparable educational environment.
  • Master’s degree in related field or law degree from an accredited university.
  • Familiarity with CSU Executive Orders 1095, 1096, and 1097 as revised.
Special Conditions of Employment
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).

This position is required to have thorough and ongoing training for both investigative processes, as well as to develop and maintain subject matter expertise for discrimination in the form of sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating and domestic violence, and stalking.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. Maintains confidentiality pursuant to all pertinent federal and state laws for employment/personnel action and student records.

This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.

This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority, will be required to participate in annual training, and to immediately forward to the Clery Compliance Officer all reports of Clery Act crimes brought to their attention.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Office environment with standard equipment and tasks. Position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time.

Compensation and Benefits
Commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a management level position with an attractive benefits package, which includes: a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; an excellent choice of medical, dental and vision insurance; long term disability coverage; life insurance; educational incentives; and retirement benefits. For further information, please visit: Management Personnel Plan. The University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing, Employee Housing.

How to Apply

TENTATIVE TIMELINE:
Please be aware of the following important dates and plan accordingly:

06/04/18 – 06/15/18 Screening Interviews via Skype
Late June – Early July On-Campus Interviews

For full consideration, submit the required documents by the priority screen date. For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library (map). Please check the links provided for the respective hours.

For additional campus information visit CSUMB.edu.