The University Investigator will serve as the primary investigator for complaints alleging sex or gender-based discrimination, Equal Employment Opportunity discrimination, sexual misconduct, harassment, stalking or relationship violence involving a faculty member, staff member, student or third party. Additionally, this position may work as an investigator for complaints of other claims of discrimination, harassment, or other employment issues involving a faculty member, staff member, or third party. The Investigator will work closely with departments across campus to facilitate timely investigations. The Investigator will draft reports for presentation to appropriate university personnel. The Investigator will train university personnel on investigations and on legal and policy issues related to Title IX, Equal Employment Opportunity, sexual misconduct, harassment, stalking and/or relationship violence.
Master’s degree from an accredited institution.
Five years of progressively responsible higher education experience to include some work in Higher Education Title IX investigatory processes.
Minimum of two years demonstrated experience in complaint, incident and/or investigation and resolution.
Title IX related training or certification through a nationally recognized organization; demonstrated knowledge of Title IX, Title VII, Clery Act and Violence Against Women Act; experience working on civil rights investigations of sex or gender-based discrimination, harassment or violence; experience working in a higher education setting; experience facilitating trainings for large and small groups, including students.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered, you must apply online. Please include a cover letter, resume, and a list of professional references to complete the application process. For questions or additional information, please contact Shea Browning at firstname.lastname@example.org or 828-227-7116.
As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region’s vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.