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Position Details

Posting Number TSU202299 Official TSU Title TITLE IX INVESTIGATOR Grant Title N/A Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

Under general supervision, the Title IX investigator is responsible for conducting investigations to aid in the resolution of gender-based and bias-motivated discrimination and misconduct complaints among faculty, staff, students and other covered entities within the university community.

Essential Duties Summary

Maintains a deep and broad knowledge of Title IX regulations and related federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to Title IX, gender discrimination, sexual violence, and sexual harassment. Strong knowledge of case law, University policy, trends, and issues. Conducts trauma informed investigations of complaints of discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, relationship violence, and stalking. This includes interviewing parties and witnesses, collection, documentation and review of evidence and applying other required investigative procedures based upon established policies. Develop and prepare comprehensive investigative reports based upon investigation findings. Investigates and resolves issues which do not rise to a level of a policy violation, but require educational conversation and follow up. Updates and maintains case files and other records related to complaints on case management software. Delivers presentations, training and other educational programming to faculty, staff and student populations. Assists with student and staff training related to Federal, State or other governing bodies’ regulations and mandate. Tracks cases, data, and trends related to sexual misconduct complaints, determinations and trainings. Demonstrates ability to convey sensitive information in written reports and oral communication skills at a high management level. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.



Hiring Range Commensurate with experience. Education

Bachelor’s degree in human resources, public policy, government, legal studies, or other related discipline; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Licensing/Certification

Title IX, Equal Employment Opportunity and/or Affirmative Action Certification, Valid Texas Driver’s License preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:
• Policies, procedures, and practices in higher education related to EEO /AA & Title IX.
• Federal, State, Local and County laws important to higher education.
• Laws and regulations related to discrimination and harassment including Title IX, Title VI, Title VII, ADEA, and ADA /Section 504
• Title IX, VAWA, Clery Act, FERPA
• Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.
• Banner, PeopleAdmin and other job-related software and systems.

Skill in:
• Problem-solving and decision-making.
• Strong time management.
• Strong presentation and facilitation.
• Both verbal and written communication.
• Multitasking capabilities.
• Leading projects.
• Planning activities.

Ability to:
• Prepare detailed reports.
• Work independently.
• Communicate effectively.

Work Experience

One (1) year of demonstrated experience in conducting Title IX investigations and complaint and grievance resolution required. Also requires experience in participating in complaint and grievance processes and hearings. Experience in developing and conducting training and education programs required. Experience working in a higher education environment required.

Leadership/Supervisory Responsibilities


Work Complexity/Budget Authority


Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills


Personal/Organizational Contacts


Customer Service Relationships


Working/Environmental Conditions

Limited standing and/or walking.
Handling light weight objects.
Using or carrying equipment.
Stoop, bend or lift.
May require travel.

Desired start date Position End Date (if temporary)
UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date 09/30/2020 Open Until Filled (overrides close field) No Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants. Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in human resources, public policy, government, legal studies, or other related discipline?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have one (1) year of demonstrated experience in conducting Title IX investigations and complaint and grievance resolution?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience in participating in complaint and grievance processes and hearings?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience in developing and conducting training and education programs?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have experience working in a higher education environment?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Official Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3

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