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8 Jan 2021

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

University of Nevada, Reno – 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. 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, and are 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 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 offer 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.

Required Qualifications

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 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. Must have excellent writing skills.

Preferred Qualifications

• Substantial experience working with diverse populations, including populations of color, the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, 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.

Schedule or Travel Requirements

Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary.

Compensation Grade

B2 – Specialist/Investigator 2

Salary Schedules

Total Compensation

The total compensation package includes a 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 employees and dependents. For more information, please visit UNR Benefits at https://www.unr.edu/bcn-nshe/benefits

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 at https://www.unr.edu/hr/jobs/dual-career-program

Department Information

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and supportive campus culture. To this end, the Equal Opportunity and Title IX Office (EO/TIX) serves as a resource and leader in furthering the University’s commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity, working to promote equal opportunity for all members of the Wolf Pack Community.  Through Educational Programming, policy review, and collaborative campus initiatives, EO/TIX facilitates the University’s compliance with all applicable civil rights legislation.  EO/TIX offers options and resources to individuals affected by these issues, administering the University’s complaint process and serving as a neutral factfinder in investigations and related matters.  With a mission of ensuring that every member of the Pack is treated with dignity and respect, EO/TIX also provides training and various workshops for students, employees, and campus organizations related to the prevention of sexual misconduct, discrimination, and harassment.

This posting is open until filled.

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received, or a hiring decision has been made.

How to Apply

To Apply

Visit: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Specialist--Equal-Opportunity-and-Title-IX-Investigator-2_R0123340

Required Attachment(s)

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, and additional document sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at jobs@unr.edu

Please attach the following documents to your application

1) Resume/CV

2) Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for three professional references

4) 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.

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

Job expires in 26 days.

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