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20 Nov 2019

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

Doucettperry – Posted by Doucettperry Reno, Nevada, United States

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a Specialist, Equal Opportunity and Title IX Investigator 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 training. All positions serve as Deputy Title IX coordinators appointed to the University Title IX coalition.

The Specialist/Investigator 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 programming 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.

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 Specialist/Investigator 3 is also afforded the opportunity to begin to identify an area of specialty and receive guidance and training to develop subject matter expertise. Positions also engage in more proactive training.

Required Qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualifications

Substantial experience working with diverse populations, including populations of color, the LGBTQ community, and persons with disabilities.
Experience in, and awareness of, the sensitivity required when interacting with a diverse community on trauma-related topics.
Formal ADA certification and/or experience working with ADA laws, requirements and/or ADA compliance.
Experience investigating cases of interpersonal violence and knowledge of complexities surrounding investigations in a university setting.
Strong presentation and facilitation skills with an emphasis on education and training for a variety of constituencies.
Demonstrated excellence in writing comprehensive investigative reports.
Experience with Title IX provisions related to athletic compliance and gender equity in NCAA sports.
Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary

Compensation Grade

B2 – Specialist/Investigator 2

B3 – Specialist/Investigator 3

Total Compensation

The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, thirty (30) days of sick leave provided upon start date and two (2) days of sick leave accrued per full month after the first year of service, two (2) days of annual leave accrued each full month, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits

How to Apply

University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus 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. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application: Applications can be submitted at https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Specialist--Equal-Opportunity-and-Title-IX-Investigator-2-or-3_R0119210 Attach the following attachments to your application 1) Resume/CV 2) Cover Letter 3) Contact Information for Three Professional References 4) A brief written 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. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted. If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources helpline at (775) 784-1495 or jobs@unr.edu. For UNR Med professional job postings, if you have questions or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778. If you need any accommodations to complete an application, please contact Human Resources at jobs@unr.edu.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: higher ed, Investigator, and Title IX. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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