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Title IX and Compliance Investigator

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Title IX and Compliance Investigator
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Role Title: Professional Faculty
Posting Number: AP0170231
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The Title IX and Compliance Investigator reports to the Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students and is responsible for managing the day-to-day responsibilities associated with the University’s Title IX and civil rights investigations with a particular emphasis on investigating allegations of sexual assault, sexual harassment, relationship violence and stalking. When a complaint is filed, the Title IX and Compliance Investigator will conduct a prompt and thorough investigation, which includes: identifying and interviewing witnesses, gathering and securing relevant documentation, and identifying other information. The investigator acts as a neutral party and provides a detailed, unbiased report regarding the findings of the investigation.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and experience conducting investigations.
Demonstrated judgment with the ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential information;
Demonstrated skills in the areas of conflict resolution, problem solving techniques, interviewing and investigation;
Demonstrated ability to use analytical skills and the ability to assess and negotiate complex, highly sensitive situations; exceptional critical thinking skills demonstrated by the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and facilitate resolution of difficult challenges, including the ability to handle issues of complex and extreme sensitivity;
Demonstrated skills in writing concise, logical analytical reports to convey complex issues;
Ability to maintain neutrality and work under stress;
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and success in working with diverse constituencies, both domestic and international, to support an inclusive campus environment;
Strong and effective interpersonal skills;
The ability to listen well and demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for individual need;
Ability to work as part of a university-wide community to resolve complaints in a neutral and sensitive manner;
Ability to establish and maintain professional and productive working relationships with staff at all levels at the university;
Ability to read and interpret complex legal documents;
Demonstrated training experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Juris Doctorate degree or Master’s degree in a related field.
Experience in an office of discrimination and harassment prevention or compliance is highly preferred;
Professional experience conducting investigations in a university setting;
Title IX Investigator training certification.
Demonstrated experience present information and concepts to groups of individuals through workshops and meetings.

Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:
Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

Please apply via www.jobs.vt.edu posting #AP0170231. This position is a “Restricted” appointment and will be renewed annually based on funding.

Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Restricted
If restricted or temporary, enter end date: 1 year
FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
If part time, enter Percent Time:
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Location: Blacksburg
Department: Equity & Accessibility
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
Job Posting Date: 08/21/2017
Review Begin Date: 09/11/2017
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/79068

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
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    • Insight Into Diversity (www.careers.insightintodiversity.com)
    • Indeed (www.indeed.com)
    • Roanoke Times Online (www.jobs.roanoke.com)
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (www.jobs.virginia.gov)
    • Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
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    • From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
    • From a Virginia Tech employee/representative/recruiter (please name below)
    • Veteran related event/site (please describe below)
    • Virginia Employment Commission - VEC
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  2. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents