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Title IX Investigator
Student Affairs
BGSU Main Campus
06/04/2019
06/26/2019
Ends at 11:59 pm Bowling Green, OH local time
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Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Title IX Coordinator, the Title IX Investigator is the lead investigator in reports of sexual misconduct, sexual assaults, sexual harassment, and other forms of sexual violence or misconduct and relationship violence, for student on student cases, and other reports involving students and persons who serve as agents of the University, third parties or guests. Student on student cases would be this incumbent’s priority. The incumbent may assist in investigations involving students and faculty and staff. 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 Student Affairs/Title IX Coordinator, Office of Residence Life, Dean of Students Office 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 reports 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, and creating supporting documentation that would bring reports to a timely resolution.

 

The incumbent as Title IX Investigator will also support the EDI/Title IX Office with regards to data and assessment, programming and training, Clery compliance, administrative work, and supporting overall divisional efforts to enhance student success including strategic planning, assessment, resource development, new programming, and special projects/initiatives.

  • Conduct prompt, equitable, and impartial investigations into reports of sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, gender-related violence, including stalking and relationship 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 cases involving student on student 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 reports received and investigations in progress to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Title IX Coordinator.
  • Work closely with the Office of the Dean of Students, the Office of Residence Life and other offices in the resolution of reports.  May assist the Office of Human Resources with reports involving students and employees or cases involving faculty and staff.  Work closely with the BGSU Police Department to resolve reports involving guests and other third parties.
  • Works with the Clery Team to develop and implement the institution's comprehensive program for compliance with the Clery Act and Title IX and related laws and regulations. Creates, implements, and coordinates university policies, procedures, and programs relating to compliance with the Clery Act. Analyzes, interprets, and communicates crime data. Ensures accuracy of institutional data and assists in the preparation, publishing, and distribution of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. Establishes, delivers, and documents training and educational programs for the university community related to compliance with Title IX and the Clery Act. Identifies and trains institutional "Campus Security Authorities" and key institutional stakeholders on Clery and Title IX compliance requirements. Develops, administers and/or coordinates program presentations, information tabling and training opportunities to meet the community needs on crime and crime prevention. Maintains records of Clery Act and Title XI related student incidents and response. Collaborates with local police, university police, and other university departments and offices to create and maintain crime and fire incident reports as required under Clery Act and Title IX. Collaborates with university departments to identify university owned and controlled property and determine the University's geography for Clery reporting. Collaborates with university departments to ensure compliance with the emergency notification requirements of the Clery Act. Stays up-to-date on pending and final changes to the Clery Act and other laws of regulations affecting Clery Act provisions. Serves as Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act.
  • Support the EDI/Title IX Office with regards to data and assessment, programming (i.e. Title IX Summit) and trainings, Clery compliance, administrative work, and supporting overall divisional efforts to enhance student success including strategic planning, assessment, resource development, new programming, and special projects/initiatives.
  • Assist, as needed or assigned, with policy development, training, programming, committees, identify and integrating Title IX best practices for the campus community, and other forms of outreach. Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree required in Higher Education, Human Resources, Criminal Justice, Sociology or related field.   Successful candidate must have Bachelor’s degree conferred at the time of application.  



The following experience is required:

  • A minimum of 1-2 years professional experience or 2 years graduate assistantship experience in conducting investigations,  
  • 1-2 years professional experience or 2 years graduate assistantship experience with complaint, grievance resolution, or conflict resolution.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Investigations in a higher education setting is preferred

 

Salary

Full-time, Administrative staff position available. Administrative Grade Level 356. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefit package available.

Knowledge, Skills & 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 individual.
  • 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, Title IX, VAWA, and FERPA.
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