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Equity & Title IX Investigator

Kennesaw State University
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Kennesaw, Georgia
Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
Equity & Title IX Investigator

Job ID: 244481
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Find your wings at KSU!

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, diversity, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060

Job Summary
Assists with the management, administration and adjudication of harassment, discrimination and sexual misconduct cases. Serves as lead in developing and implementing temporary solutions and measures designed to promote the safety and well-being of the parties and the institution's community. Meets with involved parties to provide information regarding available resources, interim measures and reporting and resolution processes. Develops and conducts prevention and comprehensive training on Title IX and nondiscrimination policies and procedures to students, faculty, and staff.

1. Conducts investigations, drafts comprehensive written investigation reports, gathers and summarize evidence and conducts credibility analysis

2. Utilizes the proper policy and analysis framework, applies relevant University System of Georgia and Kennesaw State University policies and procedures and formulates investigative findings and recommendations

3. Develops investigation plans and timelines, identify and interview parties and witnesses, and gather and analyze relevant evidence

4. Coordinates the investigative intake process, conducting initial intake interviews, gathering case information, and responding to questions, concerns and/or requests as needed

5. Communicates regularly with parties and others while maintaining neutrality, integrity, and confidentiality in the investigation

6. Applies subject matter expertise and integrate best practices in investigations by remaining current with relevant laws, changes, policies, procedures, investigative techniques, and traumainformed investigations with special attention to empathy and sensitivity

7. Maintains detailed, accurate, and comprehensive records and notes related to all assigned case investigations

8. Facilitates informal resolutions between parties as appropriate

9. Works collaboratively with Legal Affairs, Public Safety, Student Affairs, Athletics, Human Resources, and Academic Affairs

10. Provides weekly case status updates and regularly brief the Director or designee in regularly scheduled meetings

11. Implements temporary measures (i.e., academic or employment arrangements, schedules or supervision, issuance of no contact orders, and other measures) as directed

12. Educates and assists students and faculty with implementation of accommodation requests for pregnant and parenting students in accordance with Title IX as directed

13. Drafts and disseminates official communication to parties regarding deadlines, procedures, and protocols

14. Assists in developing and facilitating discrimination and sexual misconduct prevention training for students, faculty, and staff as directed

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a related field

Required Experience
Six (6) years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Investigator certifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Advanced degree from an accredited institution of higher education

Preferred Experience
Experience in higher education, civil rights and/or Title IX investigations
Experience in conflict resolution, mediation, and problem solving

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality
Ability to understand, analyze, and interpret policies and procedures in accord with University policy and legal requirements, as well as state and federal laws pertaining to sexual violence and sexual harassment, privacy, discrimination, due process, and related fields
Able to deal with multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Knowledge of compliance and ability to explain policies to students, staff and faculty

Writing skills to accurately compose correspondence and reports with a high level of attention to detail
Communication skills to listen and speak effectively about sensitive subjects to faculty, students, staff, advisors, and others
Good organization and multi-tasking skills, strong critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, and the capacity to be flexible and adapt to changing demands
Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills.
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check
  • Position of Trust + Education
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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