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Title IX Investigator

Job Description

The Chronicle of Higher Education has recognized Rollins as a “Great College to Work For" in their 2013 rankings. The Chronicle’s Great Colleges to Work For program facilitates an institutional audit, as well as faculty, staff, and administrator evaluations of their institutions, and recognizes colleges for achieving high employee satisfaction in up to 12 “great academic workplace" categories. Classified as a medium-sized four-year institution, Rollins not only made the rankings, but also earned the Honor Roll (top 10) distinction. As an Honor Roll institution, Rollins was recognized for being one of the most cited colleges across all categories, achieving its highest marks in seven survey categories: compensation and benefits; facilities, workspace, and security; job satisfaction; professional/career development programs; supervisor/department chair relationship; tenure clarity and process; and work/life balance.

Rollins ranks 5th best in the Orlando Sentinel’s 2013 Top 100 Companies for Working Families annual competition. Compiled by the Orlando Sentinel and published in the newspaper’s Florida magazine special section, the Top 100 list honors the local companies who are most committed to family-friendly benefits.

At Rollins, our people provide our strategic advantage. We seek talented individuals who can help us fulfill our mission to educate students for global citizenship & responsible leadership. More information about our values and culture can be found at the following website: http://pinterest.com/rollinscareers/.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply.

Title IX Investigator

Reporting to the Title IX Coordinator, this position is responsible for managing the day-to-day responsibilities associated with the College’s Title IX investigations with a particular emphasis on investigating alleged cases of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and intimate partner violence involving students, faculty and staff. The incumbent will work closely with the College’s Human Resources and Risk Management Department and Office of Community Standards and Responsibility to conduct investigations of complaints of gender-based harassment and sexual misconduct. When the College becomes aware of a possible violation, the Title IX Investigator will conduct a prompt investigation, which includes: identifying and interviewing witnesses, gathering and securing relevant documentation, and identifying other information that would be helpful to determine if it is more likely than not that the misconduct occurred. The investigator acts as a neutral party in the investigation and provides a detailed, unbiased report.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing the daily responsibilities associated with conducting Title IX investigations that may involve: sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, stalking, intimate partner violence, protected class discrimination and harassment, and related retaliation.
  • Developing an investigatory plan for each complaint.
  • Contacting all involved parties and provide them with information about the investigatory process. Interviewing the complainant, respondent, and potential witnesses.
  • Utilizing a trauma informed response when working with the parties involved and inform them of all available resources on campus and in the surrounding community.
  • Gathering and securing relevant documentation.
  • Keeping accurate and thorough records and notes of investigatory process.
  • Developing comprehensive reports for further action.
  • Providing on-going updates to the Title IX Coordinator and various support departments.
  • Continuously identifying and integrating best practices in the Title IX investigation arena into knowledge base and practice.
  • Collaborating with on and off campus resources, including law enforcement and support services, in resolving complaints.
  • Working with the Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Title IX Coordinator to ensure that the colleges’ processes, responses and policies are consistent with federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Serving as an advocate for improvements in the investigatory process.
  • Actively striving to foster and maintain a climate that is supportive and respectful of difference.
  • Attending annual Title IX investigation training.

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Advanced degree, law enforcement, or student conduct experience highly preferred.
  • An equivalent of 5 years work experience is required.
  • Must be able to demonstrate superior judgment with the ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential communications.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to remain neutral are required.
  • Strong skills in the areas of conflict resolution, problem solving, and interviewing/investigation techniques.
  • Exceptional critical thinking skills demonstrated by the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and facilitate resolution of difficult situations, including the ability to handle issues of complex and extreme sensitivity.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Demonstrated commitment to serving a diverse student population with cultural competence and sensitivity.
  • Knowledge of complexities surrounding sexual assault and sexual harassment cases in a college setting, including experience conducting investigations in a sensitive and confidential manner.
  • Experience in higher education and/or a campus setting is also preferred.
  • Familiarity with campus dynamics and civil rights law and regulations is highly desirable.
  • Understanding of investigation practices is highly preferred.
  • Experience working on a college campus.

This is a part-time, 9-month appointment scheduled to run August through May annually.  This position will work as needed to conduct the College’s Title IX investigations.  This position may work approximately 20 hours or less per week depending on the needs of the College and not exceed 850 hours per academic year. Please note there will be periods of time when there is no work available.  This position may work more hours during the peak time periods of August-October and January-February. Must be flexible and able to work when investigation is needed, including the ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary.

Low $20 per hour.  There are no benefits associated with this position.

 

To ensure that each application receives the attention and consideration it deserves, we require that all persons interested in this position complete all of the following steps in our standard application procedure:

- Visit http://www.rollinsjobs.com to complete our online staff application
- Answer any supplemental question(s) on the staff application

You will receive a confirmation e-mail once you have successfully completed the application process. This serves as verification that your materials have been received. Due to the volume of employment applications received by the College, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please note that we do not accept resumes or applications via e- mail, fax, postal service or hand delivery. No phone calls, third party agencies or recruiters please.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Education, Legal, Human Resources
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Yes
Relocation No
Industry Education - Teaching - Administration, Law Enforcement, Training
Required Travel None
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Title IX Investigator


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