Job TitleSenior Title IX Investigator (Hybrid)
Position TypeFull Time
Job Category Staff
Salary Range $ 8,750
Location Claremont, CA
Application Deadline October 29, 2023
Contact Name Human Resources
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Senior Title IX Investigator (Hybrid)
The Claremont Colleges Services (TCCS) is the central coordinating and support organization for a highly regarded cluster of seven independent colleges known as The Claremont Colleges. TCCS with a staff of 300, provides exceptional shared services to 9,000 students, and almost 3,600 faculty and staff. TCCS staff work in both student-facing services as well as administrative and operational services. Our numerous departments are located throughout The Claremont Colleges campus in the beautiful city of Claremont, California.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
The Claremont Colleges Services seeks an adaptable, kind, and resilient professional for the position of Senior Title IX Investigator.
The Senior Title IX Investigator is a dynamic and complex position that requires an individual with a unique balance of interpersonal and professional skills. This position is responsible for assessing Title IX complaints filed by students, staff, and faculty of The Claremont Colleges, conducting timely Title IX investigations, creating files and documentation, and preparing initial and final reports.
Specific duties include:
• 1. Conduct thorough, impartial, well-documented, and timely investigations in compliance with Title IX and The Claremont Colleges Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy.
• 2. Interview complainants, respondents, and relevant witnesses. Document all interviews with parties and witnesses.
• 3. Gather relevant evidence.
• 4. Maintain detailed and organized confidential case files.
• 5. Draft comprehensive, concise, and well-written correspondence, documents, preliminary investigation reports, and final investigation reports in accordance with Policy.
• 6. Work collaboratively with the Title IX Coordinators of the Colleges to ensure investigations move forward in an equitable and timely manner and adhere to Policy.
• 7. Stay thoroughly knowledgeable in Title IX, The Claremont Colleges Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy, relevant Federal and California state laws and regulations, as well as relevant changes and trends in Title IX.
• 8. Review and provide potential Policy revisions based on changing regulations in the field.
• 9. Assist with providing Title IX Policy training and education to the Colleges as requested.
Work Schedule: The regular work hours for this full-time, exempt position are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Some work may be completed remotely. May be required to work occasional holiday, weekend, and/or evening hours. Regular hours may vary due to the needs of the organization or business unit.
Vaccination: TCCS requires the COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment. New employees are required to present evidence of complete COVID-19 vaccination within 30 calendar days of hire, unless a medical or religious accommodation or exemption is requested and granted.
Pay: The monthly salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with the duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required for the position, with a hiring range of $8,750 to $10,417 per month.
Benefits: We offer a comprehensive employment benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 10% retirement contributions (no matching required), tuition benefits for employees and their dependents, $50,000 group life insurance, generous time off, professional development funds, discounts for mobile plans, software, and entertainment, access to fitness facilities and classes, and more! For more information about our full range of generous benefits please visit https://services.claremont.edu/benefits-administration/. Benefits are subject to the terms and conditions in the plan or policy documents.
You find this work meaningful and rewarding! You are mature, resourceful, thrive in high-pressure situations, don’t take things personally, and have great strategies to help you stay positive and resilient. You are kind, respectful, and adaptable in difficult situations. You have strong ethics and an ability to be compassionate while remaining impartial. You take your responsibilities seriously and hold yourself to a high standard, while also appreciating a casual environment within your own team. You have exceptional writing skills, creativity, and the ability to identify innovative solutions.
Education and Experience: You have either:
• A bachelor’s (BA/BS) degree from an accredited institution plus five (5) years of experience in legal or compliance-related work, including conducting investigations involving allegations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, including sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking.
• A Juris Doctorate (JD) or a master’s degree (in criminal justice, social work, or a related field) plus three (3) years of experience in legal or compliance-related work, including conducting investigations involving allegations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, including sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking.
Preference will be given for:
• A JD (Juris Doctorate) or a master’s degree in criminal justice, social work, or related field.
• Work experience in a higher education environment.
In addition, you have:
• a) Knowledge and familiarity with applicable state and federal laws related to discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, including Title IX, VAWA, Clery, and Campus SaVE.
• b) Knowledge and familiarity with handling complaints of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation through entire grievance process; including intakes, complaint submission, report writing, hearing, and appeal process.
• c) The ability to review and interpret legal documents and policy and provide guidance and feedback.
• d) The ability and willingness to neutrally and independently conduct complex investigations involving allegations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, including sexual misconduct, dating and domestic violence, and stalking.
• e) Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English with attention to detail, strong interview skills utilizing trauma-informed approach for parties and witnesses.
• f) The skills to maintain a high level of accuracy and confidentiality.
• g) Strong data and evidence collecting skills and the ability to assess relevancy.
• h) Strong ability to maintain composure in challenging, sensitive, and high-stakes situations.
• i) The ability and willingness to be a supportive and collaborative team member.
• j) The ability to prioritize and coordinate assignments to meet deadlines, including those involving collaboration with multiple individuals.
• k) The ability to quickly switch between tasks while maintaining focus, accuracy, and follow through.
• l) Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and community and College partners to build rapport and problem-solve in complex and time-sensitive situations.
Review of applications will commence immediately. Applications are only accepted through our applicant portal at https://theclaremontcolleges.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TCCS_Careers.
Additional Materials: Please have the following items as a Word or PDF file ready to upload to complete your application:
• (1) Resume: Include relevant experience with dates and other qualifications, and
• (2) Cover Letter: Briefly, describe how your experience qualifies you for this position.
Professional References: Selected applicants will be required to provide at least two, preferably three, professional references.
This job description defines the essential job duties of this position. The Claremont Colleges Services expects that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, The Claremont Colleges Services will review this job description and make changes of business necessity.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
TCCS is an equal opportunity employer. TCCS managers make employment decisions on the basis of merit, with the aim to have the best available person in every job. TCCS prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin or ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), military or veteran status, and status with regard to public assistance, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation. TCCS also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of these characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of these characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.
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