Civil Rights Investigator at University of Idaho

University of Idaho


Mid Level

Moscow, ID, USA

Not defined

06 Jan → 05 Feb

Job Description

The investigator provides administrative, educational, intellectual and compliance leadership to the Office of Civil Rights and Investigations efforts around investigating alleged violations of discrimination based on a protected class. The core responsibility of the investigator is to conduct investigations around issues of discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, retaliation, and other similar reported violations. This position is required to maintain a high level of equanimity, confidentiality, and discretion in all situations and circumstances. This is a 12-month, professional appointment reporting to the Deputy Director of the Office of Civil Rights and Investigations and/or his/her designee.

To receive priority consideration, please submit a letter of qualification, resume, and writing sample no later than December 5, 2021. Please upload writing sample to the Other Document 1 field.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.


Requirements / Qualifications

  • Conducting trauma informed investigations alleging discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence;

  • Researching, analyzing, compiling and summarizing data into summary reports and findings;

  • Reviewing facts and evidence, using discretion and independent judgement to determine relevance and legal implications of individual data points in relation to allegations;

  • Managing multiple investigations simultaneously;

  • Working with and serving diverse individuals;

  • Working with minimal supervision, assessing risk and solutions for compliance within legal parameters.

  • Juris Doctor or other advanced degree;

  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate confidential and difficult/sensitive information and to demonstrate compassion and sensitivity when interacting with parties and witnesses;

  • At least two years of experience conducting trauma informed investigations;

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work on highly delicate and confidential situations under time constraints and with multiple individuals, departments and agencies;

  • Knowledge of: federal and state anti-discrimination laws, including Title VI, Title VII and Title IX, FERPA, Violence Against Women Act, HIPAA and ADA regulations and guidelines (including implementation thereof);

  • Experience conducting investigations within higher education and/or internal investigation processes;

  • Familiarity with University of Idaho policies and procedures, data base systems such as BANNER;

  • Knowledge and experience using case management software (e.g. Symplicity Advocate) .

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