Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs/Vice Provost; and Assistant Vice President for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion/Title IX Coordinator, the Title IX Investigator is the lead investigator in complaints of sexual misconduct, sexual assaults, sexual harassment, and other forms of sexual violence or misconduct for student on student complaints, and other complaints involving students and persons who serve as agents of the University or other third parties or guests. The primary responsibility for this position is to manage the daily responsibilities associated with conducting investigations of incidents, as reported to and in close collaboration with the Assistant Vice President for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion/Title IX Coordinator, Office of the Dean of Students and other campus and community partners as assigned and/or as necessary.
The incumbent in this position will monitor and manage Title IX incidents and/or complaints to ensure an efficient and effective response to Title IX violations. The Title IX Investigator will conduct prompt and thorough investigations, which includes: identifying and interviewing witnesses; gathering and securing relevant information and documentation; and identifying other important facts that would bring complaints to a timely resolution.
The incumbent as Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs and Vice Provost will support divisional efforts to enhance student success including strategic planning, assessment, resource development and stewardship activities, new programming, strategic Councils, and special projects/initiatives.
Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities
Conduct prompt, equitable, and impartial investigations into student complaints of sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, gender-related violence, including stalking and intimate partner violence, and other forms of sexual misconduct or violence. Investigations include identifying and interviewing parties; identifying, gathering, and assessing/analyzing information relevant to the investigation; applying relevant policies; and make findings of fact for all student cases involving Title IX and Sexual Harassment.
Create and maintain accurate and thorough written investigative reports that identify the issues, summarize the evidence, and make findings of fact under University policy. Provide periodic, timely updates regarding the status of complaints received and investigations in progress to the Assistant Vice President for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion/Title IX Coordinator.
Serve as a University Hearing Officer upon request.
Work closely with the office of the dean of students in the adjudication of student on student complaints. Work closely with the office of human resources to resolve complaints involving students and employees. Work closely with BGSU Police Department to resolve complaints involving guests and other third parties.
Identify and integrate Title IX best practices for the campus community. Assist, as needed or assigned, with policy development, training, programming, committees, and other forms of outreach.
Assist the Assistant Vice President for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion/ Title IX Coordinator in the development and implementation of policies and procedures.
Serve as Assistant to the VPSA/Vice Provost. The incumbent as Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs and Vice Provost will support divisional efforts to enhance student success including strategic planning, assessment, resource development and stewardship activities, new programming, strategic Councils, and special projects/initiatives.
This list of essential duties, tasks and responsibilities is not all-inclusive; individual will perform other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills or Abilities
Strong skills in the areas of conflict resolution, problem-solving techniques, interviewing, and investigation.
Strong analytical skills and the ability to assess and negotiate complex, highly sensitive and confidential situations.
Strong presentation and facilitation skills with an emphasis on education and training for a variety of constituencies.
Exceptional critical thinking skills demonstrated by the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, facilitate resolution.
Exceptional organizational and planning skills, with a sensitivity to timelines.
Skill in writing concise, logical analytical reports to convey complex issues.
Ability to maintain neutrality and work under stress.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to listen and demonstrate sensitivity and respect for all individuals.
Ability to establish and maintain professional and productive working relationships with staff at all levels of the University.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion with the ability to work with a wide range of constituencies (staff, students, faculty, parents, international populations, administrators, and community partners and stakeholders) with diplomacy and tact
Maintain professional qualifications through on-going training and professional development.
Ability to read and interpret complex documents to evaluate their impact on University policy and procedures.
Working knowledge of nondiscrimination laws and compliance regulations, due process protection, Clery Act and reporting, VAWA, and FERPA.
Salary Full-time, Administrative staff position available. Administrative Grade Level 357. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefit package available.
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Bachelor’s degree in Higher Education, Human Resources, Criminal Justice, Sociology, or related field required. Master’s degree preferred. The following experience is required:
A minimum of 3-5 years of progressive responsibility of experience in conducting investigations and in complaint and grievance resolution.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in Title IX regulation.
Investigations in a higher education setting is preferred.
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