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Civil Rights Investigator
University of Idaho

  • Apr. 13, 2018
  • Civil Rights Investigator
  • Office of Civil Rights and Investigations
  • University of Idaho
    Moscow, ID
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Administrative Support/Services
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University of Idaho

Civil Rights Investigator

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Office of Civil Rights and Investigations

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $52,565 annually or higher commensurate with experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

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 requires the ability 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in a related field plus at least two years of relevant investigative experience; or education and/or relevant investigative experience that totals at least six years;
  • Experience conducting investigations alleging discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage caseload of multiple investigations simultaneously;
  • Demonstrated ability to write concise, logical, and analytical reports;
  • Ability to act independently, take initiative, and exercise sound judgment;
  • Knowledge of conducting trauma informed investigations;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate confidential and difficult/sensitive information and to demonstrate compassion and sensitivity when interacting with parties and witnesses.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in a related field; or education and/or relevant experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired;
  • Experience in civil rights model investigations;
  • At least two years of experience conducting trauma informed investigations;
  • Experience conducting investigations within higher education;
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate during investigative processes with multiple departments and agencies;
  • Knowledge of FERPA, Title IX, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), HIPAA, Title VI, Title VII, ADA and other applicable laws and guidance as they pertain to sexual misconduct on college campuses.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP001754P

Posting Date: 04/11/2018

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Along with a letter of qualification and resume, please submit 3-5 references within the application and a writing sample. The writing sample should be an example of an investigative interview summary, and must be uploaded into the applicant document field labeled Other Document 1.

First consideration will be given to applications submitted before May 14, 2018.

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

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University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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