Protected Rights/Title IX Investigator
Normal work days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Does this position require driving?: Yes
Does this position require a credit check?: No
Job DetailsProtected Rights/Title IX Investigator
Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for the Protected Rights/Title IX Investigator (Program Coordinator I).
The Protected Rights/Title IX Investigator will investigate and assist in the resolution of complaints related to Protected Rights/Title IX and general complaints including complaints related to sexual misconduct, sexual harassment/discrimination, gender-related violence (including stalking and intimate partner violence), hazing and general concerns. This individual will work closely through University policies to conduct prompt and thorough investigations; act as a neutral party and provide detailed, unbiased reporting regarding the analysis of any investigations. The role will also collaborate with division leadership on assigned projects.
Duties include but are not limited to: collaborate and consult with the Director of Protected Rights/Tile IX Coordinator to conduct prompt, equitable and impartial administrative investigations into complaints including identifying and interviewing parties, identifying, gathering and assessing information relevant to the investigation, applying relevant policies, and develop analysis in individual cases, maintain a high level of confidentiality and develop a comprehensive written report of the investigation of complaints, provide training and outreach to campus community; manage special projects for the Director of Protected Rights/Title IX Coordinator and Senior Vice President/University Counsel or designee; and perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Protected Rights/Title IX Coordinator and Senior Vice President/University Counsel or designee. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
Qualifications: A bachelor's degree and two (2) years of relevant experience are required. A master's degree is preferred. Professional experience conducting investigations to include previous experience in higher education setting or a minimum of two (2) years of experience obtaining knowledge, skills, and abilities in the areas of student conduct, Title IX, Title VII, EEO and other protected rights, or higher education administration is preferred.
Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master's degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.
Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Interested applicants may apply on line at: https://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/14168. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.
Program Coordinator I (AH35/149029/FTE-S00525P), full-time position with benefits. SC State Pay Band: 05. Normal work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the university. Some overnight travel maybe required. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Required QualificationsBachelor's Degree with two (2) years relevant experience.
Preferred QualificationsMaster's Degree is preferred. Professional experience conducting investigations to include previous experience in higher education setting or a minimum of two (2) years experience obtaining knowledge, skills, and abilities in the areas of student conduct, Title IX, Title VII, EEO and other
protected rights, or higher education administration.
Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesUnderstanding of issues facing college students; demonstrated knowledge of Title IX, Title VII, EEO and other protected rights, or higher education administration; attention to detail; exceptional oral and written communication skills with the ability to listen well and demonstrate sensitivity and respect for individual needs; sound decision-making skills and ability to exercise independent judgment; excellent customer service skills, with a commitment to work as part of a University-wide community to resolve complaints in a neutral and sensitive manner; demonstrated ability to handle a significant caseload, prioritize and organize work effectively, manage multiple high priorities and deadlines, and maintain detailed records in a fast-paced environment; demonstrated commitment to diversity and success in working with diverse constituencies, (preferably both domestic and international) to support an equitable and an inclusive campus environment; handle highly confidential information and manage crisis in the college/university environment.
Posting Number: FTE-S00525P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 01/04/2022
Open Until Filled: Yes