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31 Oct 2022

Full-Time R0133482 Specialist, Equal Opportunity and Title IX-Investigator 1, 2, or 3

University of Nevada Reno – Posted by EOTIX Reno, Nevada, United States

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a Specialist, Equal Opportunity and Title IX Investigator 1, 2 or 3. The Equal Opportunity Investigators have primary responsibility for assisting the Director, Equal Opportunity/Title IX (EO/TIX), in the Equal Opportunity/Title IX Office with conducting investigations of allegations of discrimination covered under various laws. Positions act as a neutral fact finder throughout all aspects of the investigative process and must ensure a well-documented, prompt and equitable process for all parties. Positions determine investigative methods to be used, and conduct equitable and impartial administrative investigations by identifying and interviewing witnesses, gathering and assessing information, conducting site visits, applying relevant policies and preparing fact-finding reports and recommendations. The individuals assist the Director with Sexual Harassment Awareness & Prevention Education and Anti-discrimination Education, Title IX, and other related trainings. All positions may serve as Deputy Title IX coordinators appointed to the University Title IX coalition.

Specialist/Investigator 1 and 2

EO/TIX Investigators/Specialists 1 and 2 assists the Director in complaint resolution. The Specialist investigates allegations of discrimination and/or sexual harassment based upon protected class status, to include issues arising under Titles VI, and VII, of the Civil Rights Act and Title IX of the Education Amendments as well as allegations of hate and bias as appropriate. The position researches relevant regulations and policies and produces written reports formulating findings and recommendations. The individual conducts related training and programing within Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) institutions, meets one on one with students and employees, and assists with requests for accommodations for religious reasons or pursuant to the Americans with disabilities Act (ADA). Positions maintain a database system for organizing, managing, and tracking EO/TIX cases and offers traditional prevention workshops. More junior Investigators may work in collaboration with other professional staff or may perform background research to assist with cases, training, and development of outreach and passive programming materials.

Specialist/Investigator 3

The Specialist/Investigator 3 conducts complaint investigations related to issues arising under Title VI, and VII, of the Civil Rights Act and Title IX of the Education Amendments and receives assignment of Nevada Employee Rights Commission (NERC) and Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) complaints as well as increasingly complicated cases such as stalking, sexual violence and assault, or other known trauma sensitive cases. Cases require more coordination of various parties for fact finding and solutions. The Senior Investigator is also afforded the opportunity to begin to identify an area of specialty and receive guidance and training to develop the subject matter expertise. Positions also engage in more proactive training.

Required Qualifications

Candidates will be hired at the level that is comparable to their experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

Specialist/Investigator 1

Bachelor’s Degree and two (2) years of related work experience; OR a Master’s degree or J.D. and one (1) year of related work experience

Related Experience: Experience in human resources, human relations, student conduct, or a related field working with diverse populations; experience with federal and state laws and regulations related such as Title IX, Title VII, and VAWA; report writing and public speaking experience.

Specialist/Investigator 2

Bachelor’s Degree and two (2) years of related work experience; OR a Master’s degree or J.D. and one (1) year of related work experience

Related Experience: Experience in investigations, human resources, human relations, student conduct, or a related field; and experience in equal opportunity, Title IX, interpersonal violence, federal or state compliance, or experience with federal and state laws and regulations related to diversity and equity, including but not limited to Title IX, Title VII, and VAWA; legal research and writing, or report writing experience; public speaking; experience working with diverse populations.

Specialist/Investigator 3

Bachelor’s Degree and three (3) years of related work experience; OR a Master’s degree or J.D. and two (2) years of related work experience

Related Experience: Progressively responsible experience in investigations, human resources, human relations, student conduct, or a related field; and experience in equal opportunity, Title IX, interpersonal violence, federal or state compliance, or experience with federal and state laws and regulations related to diversity and equity, including but not limited to Title IX, Title VII, and VAWA; legal research and writing, or report writing experience; public speaking; experience working with diverse populations.

Schedule/Travel

Variable hours

Occasional Travel

Compensation Grade

Administrative Faculty – Grade B

Salary is competitive and commensurate with related education and experience. To view the salary schedule for this position, please visit: Salary Schedulesand select Administrative Faculty by Grade.

Remarkable Retirement!

Our retirement plan is beyond compare. Your 15.50% contribution is generously matched by the University. With the faculty retirement plan, you are 100% vested your first day. Sit back and watch your retirement dollars grow! All permanent employees on an annual “A” or “B” contract who are employed at least 50% full-time are eligible to participate in the NSHE retirement program unless they are members of PERS of Nevada.

“I had no idea the values of the faculty retirement plan when I joined UNR. On my first day, I found out I was fully vested in my contributions and the companies 15.5% matching. I have watched my retirement grow over the years, not only in contributions, but with investments. It is hard to put into words how appreciative I am to feel so secure in my future.” – Michelle B.

Perks of Working at UNR!

  • Health insurance options including dental and vision – Health Insurance
  • Generous annual and sick leave, life insurance – Faculty Benefits
  • E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center offers an annual or semester membership and family membership options. E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center
  • Reno is proud to be a University town! Many local businesses offer discounts to WolfCard holders.
  • Mountain EAPsupports employees (and eligible dependents) through life’s difficult moments. Mountain EAP is located in Reno and specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.
  • Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate. Diversity Groups
  • Faculty Senate is the principal representing body for faculty. Its membership includes representatives from each academic and administrative major unit of the University. Faculty Senate
  • No state income tax!

Grants-in-Aid for Faculty Employees

The University is proud to provide a reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. Dependents of faculty have unlimited credits but, in order to be eligible, children must be unmarried and under the age of 24 and must receive at least 50% of their financial support from the employee and/or employee’s spouse or domestic partner. Faculty Grants-in-Aid

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Assistance Program

Department Information

For more information; please visit: www.unr.edu/equal-opportunity-title-ix

Exempt

Yes

Full-Time Equivalent

100.0%

Required Attachment(s)

Please attach the following documents to your application:

1) Resume/CV

2) Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three Professional References

4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver’s license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

University of Nevada, Reno

How to Apply

Please use the link below to apply via the company's website: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UNR-external/job/Specialist--Equal-Opportunity-and-Title-IX--Investigator-1--2--or-3-_R0133482  

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

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