The Title IX Investigator reports to the Director and/or the Assistant Director of the Title IX Office. This office resides under the Associate Vice Chancellor for Equal Access and is responsible for providing oversight of Vanderbilt's sexual misconduct policies. This position works closely with the Title IX Coordinator, the Office of the General Counsel, the Office of the Provost, the Office of the Dean of Students, and other University administrators. This position requires excellent interpersonal skills, a significant amount of writing and analysis, and an ability to investigate multiple complaints simultaneously in an efficient manner.
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Duties and Responsibilities
Investigate allegations of sexual misconduct, whether independently or in collaboration with another investigator. Tasks include creating an investigation plan, conducting party and witness interviews, gathering and securing relevant documentation, writing and otherwise preparing investigation reports, and communicating with parties and witnesses throughout the investigation.
Provide on-going updates regarding the status of reports, complaints, and investigations to the Title IX Director and Assistant Director.
Work closely with other University offices and community resources to determine supportive measures and implement University policies.
Provide training sessions to University students, faculty, and staff regarding prevention of and response to sexual misconduct.
Maintain updated case files in case management system.
Collaborate with the Office of Student Accountability Community Standards & Academic Integrity and Vanderbilt University Public Safety to ensure accurate reporting of annual crime statistics.
Participate in self-directed professional reading, develop professional contacts with colleagues, and attend relevant professional development courses and trainings to build professional expertise.
Contribute to the overall success of the University by performing other duties as assigned by the Title IX Director.
Internal Number: 2000875
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