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Investigator & Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Employer
Colorado State University - Pueblo
Location
Pueblo County, Colorado (US)
Salary
$55,000 to $70,000
Date posted
Jun 12, 2024

Job Details

The Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity nurtures a dynamic work and learning environment through a commitment to respectful, diverse, and inclusive practices. The division strives to build a culture of excellence by applying expertise in recruiting, retaining, developing, and supporting each member of our Pack and community. The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) is responsible for carrying out Colorado State University Pueblo’s commitment to preventing prohibited discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct towards faculty, staff, students or invited guests. OIE provides leadership in supporting and enhancing campus diversity and an inclusive community, as well as developing, implementing, and monitoring CSU Pueblo’s equal opportunity and affirmative action (EO/AA) compliance obligations. The office is responsible for the oversight and investigation of complaints of discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct prohibited under University policy. It also provides resources and training regarding preventing discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct, as well as equity.

The Investigator & Deputy Title IX Coordinator assists the Director & Title IX Coordinator in administering all aspects of the University’s equal opportunity/affirmative action functions, including, but not limited to, compliance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 503/504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Age Discrimination Act, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act, and Executive Order 11246, as amended. To that end, the position serves as the primary investigator of student, faculty, and staff inquiries or complaints of harassing behavior, other discriminatory behavior, Title IX violations, sexual misconduct or issues related to EO/AA policies and procedures.

Primary Duties:

  • Respond to student, faculty, and staff inquiries or complaints of harassing behavior, other discriminatory behavior, Title IX violations, sexual misconduct, or issues related to EO/AA policies and procedures. Conduct investigations and prepare notifications to appropriate individuals to process cases. Organize and maintain related investigation/grievance files and other compiled records.
  • Assist the Director with the development, implementation, and monitoring of appropriate policies, procedures, grievance processes, and training programs related to, and in compliance with the federal and states laws and regulations within the office’s jurisdiction, including but not limited to: Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 503/504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Age Discrimination Act, and the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 and Executive Order 11246, as amended).
  • Collaborate with the Director to coordinate and conduct training and educational programs for the campus community related to rights and responsibilities under Title IX, as well as the services and grievance procedures available to them and coordinate training to all employees concerning EO/AA and Title IX. Assure the timely and appropriate development and dissemination of educational materials and training programs for the campus community related to Title IX and EO/AA rights and responsibilities.
  • Maintain institutional databases utilized by the campus community to provide training for Title IX including updating the member list, disseminating the training to the campus community and tracking completion of the training, and informing supervisors when the training has not been completed by staff or placing holds on student accounts if needed for lack of completion.
  • Maintain knowledge of current state and federal laws and regulations, including, but not limited to, trends and best practices related to discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, affirmative action, and equal opportunity. 

Ancillary Duties

  • Other duties as assigned, including providing administrative and telephone support for the office as needed.

Salary Range
$55,000 to $70,000 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action laws, and
    regulations (such as, but not limited to, Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 503/504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Age Discrimination Act, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013, and Executive Order 11246, as amended) 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and adept user of Microsoft Office suite 
  • Strong problem-solving, conflict resolution, and decision-making skills
  • Two years’ professional work experience in equal opportunity, affirmative action, and/or civil rights compliance (or substantially related areas) 
  • Three years’ experience preparing investigative/summary reports, conclusions, and recommendations related to discrimination, harassment, and/or sexual misconduct
  • Professional work experience conducting investigations of discrimination, harassment, and/or sexual misconduct
  • Professional work experience in developing and delivering presentations and educational programs to diverse constituencies
  • Experience in a position requiring judgment in a variety of sensitive and confidential matters
  • Experience in a position requiring strong interpersonal skills with the ability to remain neutral and objective
  • Experience in a position requiring working collaboratively with diverse populations and constituencies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s or professional (e.g. J.D.) degree in a field directly related to the responsibilities of the job
  • Completion of a comprehensive training program related to sexual misconduct
  • Understanding of best practices in higher education related to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and/or civil rights compliance (including compliance with Title IX and VAWA)
  • Excellent command of contemporary diversity, equity, and inclusion concepts and issues in higher education
  • Project management experience, including data analysis
  • Experience in a position requiring commitment to the mission and values of a comprehensive regional university

 

 

All interested candidates must apply through the online application system. No other format of application materials will be accepted.

Applicants must attach the following documents, in order to be considered for this position: 

  1. a letter of intent (cover letter)
  2. a current resume or CV 
  3. unofficial or official transcripts showing degree conferred
  4. three professional references with current contact information either within the on-line application or as an attachment.

Applications submitted without the required attachments above or an application not completed in its entirety will be considered incomplete and will not move forward in the selection process. Once submitted, applicants will not be able to make changes or add information to their application packet, with the exception of their personal contact and demographic information.

Early submission of application materials is encouraged. Screening of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; applications received by Monday, June 24, 2024, will receive full consideration.

About Colorado State University Pueblo

Colorado State University Pueblo is a comprehensive state university with an enrollment of 4,000 students. CSU Pueblo provides relevant professional coursework and superior instruction with a small student-to-faculty ratio for an ever-changing global economy. Students can choose from 38 undergraduate programs with 70 fields of study in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; the Hasan School of Business, the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences; and the College of Health, Education, and Nursing; and 15 graduate programs.
 
CSU Pueblo is dedicated to interdisciplinary learning and entrepreneurship that elevates our people and our community, creates educational opportunities, fosters unique collaborations, and supports inclusion, access, and affordability as a gateway to the world. CSU Pueblo is equally committed to serving the diverse population of the region; this emphasis is reflected in the demographic characteristics of the student body. Because more than 25 percent of our students are Hispanic, the Federal Government has designated CSU Pueblo a Hispanic Serving Institution. Besides reflecting our commitment to serve this critically important and rapidly growing segment of the student population, that designation also allows the university to compete for certain federal grant funds to support its ability to better serve all students.
 
Among its unique features, CSU Pueblo is one of seven schools in the nation to offer a degree in mechatronics, which combines electrical and mechanical engineering. The Hasan School of Business ranks among the top 15 percent of all business schools internationally with graduate and undergraduate programs in business administration accredited by the AACSB International Board of Directors. The College of STEM houses an undergraduate engineering program that was ranked in the nation's top 100 by U.S. News and World Report. CSU Pueblo has an ever-changing campus landscape that features a newly renovated Library, a new general academic classroom building, and a newly renovated and expanded student center.
 
At CSU Pueblo, Student Life offerings have increased significantly with the transition of the campus from a commuter environment to a more traditional collegiate experience. Competing at the NCAA Division II level, CSU Pueblo is a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and offers 22 varsity intercollegiate sports and also has active intramural and club sports teams that allow students to get involved in campus life.
 

Colorado State University Pueblo offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical and prescription insurance
  • Dental insurance 
  • Vision insurance 
  • Flexible benefit plan 
  • Basic term life insurance 
  • Voluntary term life and AD&D lnsurance 
  • Long-term disability insurance 
  • Employee assistance program 
  • Travel accident insurance 
  • Voluntary critical illness and accident insurance 
  • Annual and sick leave
  • Retirement plans
  • Employee and dependent tuition discounts
  • State employee discounts via BenefitHub

     Other incentives include various on-campus event, recreation, and meal discounts.

 
About Pueblo, Colorado 

The city of Pueblo is a historically and culturally rich, diverse city of more than 100,000, located in the southern part of the state along the Arkansas River near the Wet Mountains and the majestic Sangre de Cristo range. Pueblo enjoys ideal year-round climate with four distinct mild seasons, crisp mountain air and 300+ days of sunshine per year. Pueblo attracts outdoor enthusiasts to a full slate of summer and winter recreational activities, encompassing water sports at Lake Pueblo, biking or running along Pueblo's beautiful river trail system, golfing, tennis, hiking or skiing in the mountains to the west. The region is heavily agricultural, with large and small-scale farming and ranching, and a diverse mix of service, manufacturing, and technology industries.
 
CSU Pueblo is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history (felony and misdemeanor), national sex offender search, and/or motor vehicle history. Candidates who are extended an offer of employment must submit to and pass a background check prior to beginning employment. Some positions depending on the job duties may be required to complete a DMV and/or credit check.
 
The university reserves the right to check additional references, with prior notification given to the candidate.
 
Note: The successful candidate must provide official transcripts of academic work completed and, under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations, be able to submit evidence of the ability to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins.
 
It is the policy of Colorado State University Pueblo to provide reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants with disabilities. If you need accommodations, please contact the Office of Human Resources and Institutional Equity at (719) 549-2441 or 
hr@csupueblo.edu.
 
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1990, the university's annual security report is available at: https://www.csupueblo.edu/campus-safety.

Colorado State University Pueblo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Additionally, the university complies with all other relevant, federal, state, and local laws regarding employment practices. 

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Colorado State University Pueblo (CSU Pueblo) is dedicated to interdisciplinary learning and entrepreneurship that elevates our people and our community, creates educational opportunities, fosters unique collaborations, and supports inclusion, access, and affordability as a gateway to the world. CSU-Pueblo’s success will be measured by the resilience, agility, and problem-solving abilities of our diverse student population and the ways in which our graduates are able to navigate work in a rapidly changing world.
 
Our work is driven by eight guiding principles. At CSU Pueblo, we strive to:
 
Develop people who have meaningful lives and make significant contributions to their families, communities, and world.
Transform learning and create new opportunities by reimagining academic experiences.
Live sustainably and dedicate resources and focus toward programs and policies that support sustainable living.
Cultivate entrepreneurship by creating educational, economic, cultural, and global innovators
Engage place and embraces our regional histories, diverse cultures, socioeconomic realities, and physical location.
Build knowledge by advancing research and scholarship that serves the public good.
Empower students and promote whole-student success in and out of the classroom.
Impact society and elevate the region through our commitment to the health and well-being of our people and our communities.

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