Title IX Investigator (515631)
The California State University
San Jose
hace 2 días

Description : Job Summary

Job Summary

Reporting to the Title IX and Gender Equity Officer (Title IX Coordinator), the Title IX Investigator is responsible for conducting investigations pertaining to protected status discrimination and harassment, sexual misconduct, dating and domestic violence, stalking, and retaliation.

  • The Title IX Investigator will conduct investigations pursuant to CSU policies and applicable state and federal laws. The Title IX Investigator will prepare comprehensive investigation reports;
  • compose and send appropriate correspondence with parties, advisors, and others regarding investigations and other aspects of the formal and informal resolution processes;
  • and, when appropriate, support the Title IX Office in coordinating post-investigation remedial actions with affected students, employees, departments, and divisions.

    This position may work a hybrid telecommuting work schedule, dependent on department need. This agreement will be reviewed and must be approved by University Personnel.

    For additional information on the telecommuting policy, please .

    Key Responsibilities

  • Thoroughly investigate claims of protected status discrimination and harassment, sexual misconduct, dating and domestic violence, stalking, and retaliation in a fair, impartial and timely manner
  • Identify and interview relevant parties and witnesses; gather directly related evidence from various sources
  • Document all investigatory meetings
  • Stay current on applicable laws (federal and state) and trends in litigation, as well as CSU and SJSU executive orders and policies
  • Document investigation steps in applicable recordkeeping systems
  • Prepare detailed investigation reports, which may include credibility assessment and findings of fact
  • Prepare periodic investigation updates for the Title IX Coordinator and other need-to-know campus partners
  • Prepare applicable campus and system-wide reports
  • Develop and deliver Title IX in-person and / or online training for campus management team, faculty, staff and students, as appropriate
  • Facilitate the informal resolution of complaints when appropriate
  • Prepare investigation updates for the Title IX Initial Assessment Team when appropriate
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of applicable state and federal employment laws, as well as CSU policies pertaining to workplace complaints and / or investigations
  • An understanding of the higher education environment
  • Excellent knowledge of investigatory methods and procedures
  • Excellent interviewing and investigatory skills
  • Strong case management skills
  • Ability to interpret and communicate policy information to a wide variety of constituents in concise, logical and grammatically correct reports that convey complex and sensitive issues
  • Ability to communicate and interact with a diverse campus community
  • Ability to provide impartial consultation to involved parties and witnesses
  • Ability to maintain the privacy and confidentiality of information received
  • Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience conducting impartial and thorough discrimination and / or retaliation investigations in the employment or higher education context
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare detailed investigation reports
  • Working knowledge of Title IX and its implementing regulations
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced Degree in public administration, public health, behavioral science, legal field or similar
  • Two or more years of experience conducting civil rights investigations in a higher education environment
  • Two or more years of experience conducting Title IX, Title VII, and / or Student Conduct investigations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of California employment and antidiscrimination laws
  • A demonstrated ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential information
  • Demonstrated skills in writing detailed, understandable reports that convey complex issues
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with a diverse set of professionals
  • Compensation

    Classification : Administrator II

    Hiring Range : Commensurate with experience

    San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please see the .

    Application Procedure

    Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents :

  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest
  • All applicants must apply within the specified application period : June 16, 2022 through July 4, 2022 . This position is open until filled;
  • however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.

    University Personnel

    CSU Vaccination Policy

    The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus (including all booster doses of an approved vaccine for which an individual is eligible per current CDC recommendations) or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.

    As a condition of employment, any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as well as with other safety measures established on the campus.

    The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to .

    Additional Information

    Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a contingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and / or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.

    Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was offered the position on a contingent basis.

    The standard background check includes : criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and / or credit check may be required.

    All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. Some positions may also require fingerprinting.

    SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.

    SJSU IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS. (e.g. H1-B VISAS)

    All San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

    Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Housing Fire Safety Notification :

    Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Annual Security Report (ASR) is also now available for viewing at The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and Sexual Assault prevention information, and information about drug and alcohol prevention programming.

    The ASR also contains statistics of Clery crimes for San José State University locations for the three most recent calendar years.

    A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the Office of the Clery Director by phone at or by email at .

    Pursuant to the Higher Education Opportunity Act, the Annual Fire Safety Report (AFSR) is also available for viewing at .

    The purpose of this report is to disclose statistics for fires that occurred within SJSU on-campus housing facilities for the three most recent calendar years, and to distribute fire safety policies and procedures intended to promote safety on Campus.

    A paper copy of the AFSR is available upon request by contacting the Housing Office by phone at or by email at .

    Equal Employment Statement

    San José State University (SJSU) is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, or protected veteran status consistent with applicable federal and state laws.

    This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty and staff programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus).

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