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Title IX Investigator

Northern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 11, 2023
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Position Information

Working Title
Title IX Investigator

Title IX

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Full time

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Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University ( NKU ) seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.

Purpose of Position

The Title IX Investigator, under the direction of the Title IX Coordinator, will be responsible for implementing prompt, effective and appropriate responses to reports of sexual harassment by both students and employees. The Title IX Investigator’s duty will be to conduct Title IX/sexual harassment investigations involving students and employees; The incumbent will assist in evaluating reports and complaints and provide technical assistance to campus partners on how to handle situations in a compliant manner.

Primary Responsibilities

Performing sexual harassment investigation duties, in consultation with the Title IX Coordinator where necessary, including: identifying and gathering evidence, conducting interviews of parties and witnesses, analyzing evidence, drafting and issuing written investigation reports, maintaining a compliant caseload, processing administrative closures as determined by the Title IX Coordinator, coordinating with college/unit designees, and timely communication with parties.

Developing and conducting training for the University community on Title IX-related matters, including all Orientation sessions, regular training for Intercollegiate Athletics and Fraternity and Sorority Life, and coordinating the annual launch of online training for all incoming students and partnering with training vendors.
Assisting with the facilitation of sexual harassment hearings by coordinating the use of University-provided Advisors and trained decision-makers

Assisting the Title IX Coordinator in carrying out other Title IX/ VAWA response and prevention responsibilities for the University. These may include, but are not limited to data collection, trend analysis, and community outreach.

Coordinating Title IX supportive measures for students and employees and all pregnancy-related accommodations


Bachelor’s Degree required; JD preferred and a minimum of three years related experience.

Demonstrated ability to compile factual information (upload 1 writing sample).

Working knowledge of nondiscrimination laws and compliance regulations including Title IX, due process protections as conduct proceedings, the Clery Act, FERPA, etc.

Excellent judgment with the ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential information. Strong skills in the areas of conflict resolution, problem-solving techniques, interviewing, and investigation.

Strong analytical skills and the ability to assess and negotiate complex, highly sensitive situations.

Exceptional critical thinking skills and ability to handle issues of complex and extreme sensitivity.

Skill in writing concise, logical analytical reports to convey complex issues.

Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education
Juris Doctorate

Minimum Experience
3 years


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Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Please describe your knowledge of and/or experience with the 2020 Title IX regulations issued by the Department of Education (i.e., investigation experience, decision-maker experience, trainings attended, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please describe any relevant trainings you have attended about Title IX or other civil rights laws, investigation procedures, etc.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. References
  3. Resume
  4. Writing Sample 1
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