497982 - Assistant Director and Investigator
497982 - Assistant Director and Investigator
Classificaiton: Administrator II - Range A
Department: Title IX
Sub-Division: Student Engagement
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Appointment Type: At-Will
Time Base: Full Time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California’s revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.
About the Position:
The Office of Title IX and Gender Equity is committed to ensuring that California State University, Fullerton is in compliance with Title IX and free from sex and gender-based discrimination. Our goal is to recruit and retain a highly-qualified and diverse faculty and staff to better reflect our diverse student body and to enrich the educational experience for all students. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Assistant Director and Investigator (Administrator II). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
The Assistant Director and Investigator conducts timely, thorough and impartial investigations of alleged discrimination and harassment based on sex, gender and/or sexual orientation; this can include sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and/or stalking. Develops a comprehensive investigation plan for each case; conducts interviews with parties, witnesses and advisors (if applicable); gathers evidence; ensures a well-documented investigative process by maintaining accurate and thorough records and notes of all investigatory process steps utilizing Maxient (case management database). Prepares detailed, accurate written reports. Makes recommendations on policy violations when applicable (including an analysis of the evidence and credibility determinations). Summarizes the investigatory process at live hearings when applicable. May be asked to facilitate the Informal Resolution process as well as conduct trainings for students and employees. Other duties as assigned.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a relevant discipline. A minimum of two years of full-time professional experience in Title IX or related work for an educational institution. Experience working with Maxient or other similar database for case management. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to both be impartial and project impartiality and establish rapport with a diverse range of community members. Demonstrated ability to exercise superior judgment with the ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential communications. Demonstrated commitment to serving a diverse population with cultural competence and sensitivity, as well as the ability to work with a wide range of constituencies including staff, students, faculty, administrators, and third parties with diplomacy and tact. Possession of strong organization and analytical skills. Ability to handle a significant caseload and manage multiple deadlines. Ability to build positive relationships and establish collaborative partnerships across the university.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Master’s or J.D. degree from an accredited four-year college or university. A minimum of five years of experience as an investigator. Completed training in Title IX compliance and conducting investigations for allegations of discrimination, harassment and/or retaliation. Experience working with in a higher education environment.
Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
Application Deadline: Nov 12, 2020 (9:00 PM)
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