Job ID: 2021-7665 Type: Office of the Chief of Staff (WS1042) # of Openings: 1 Category: Business/Professional Administrative New York University
In partnership with the Assistant Vice President, Equal Opportunity, and the Title IX Coordinator II/Director, Title IX Programs, who both serve as University’s Title IX Coordinators, investigate and resolve complaints of sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, gender-related violence including stalking and intimate partner violence, and involving undergraduate and graduate students at the University. Lead intakes and conduct prompt, thorough, and impartial investigations in response to complaints filed with the Office of Equal Opportunity or other partner University organizations. Provide detailed, unbiased reports that may inform judicial action or proceedings at the University. Create and participate in trainings to educate the University community on policy, laws and regulations, and reporting obligations.
Required Education: Juris Doctor (J.D.) or master’s degree in a relevant field.
Preferred Education: N/A
Required Experience: At least two years’ experience conducting investigations related to sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, and/or gender-related violence in a higher-education setting or other related field.
Preferred Experience: Experience in student affairs, including the administration of student judicial matters.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent judgment with the ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential information. Strong skills in the areas of conflict resolution, problem solving, interviewing, and investigation. Strong analytical skills and the ability to assess and negotiate complex, highly sensitive situations. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including skill in writing concise, logical analytical reports to convey complex issues. Excellent critical thinking skills, including the demonstrated ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and facilitate resolution of difficult challenges while maintaining strict confidentiality and sensitivity. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated ability to listen well and demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for individual needs. Ability to maintain neutrality and work under stress. Ability to work collaboratively and professionally across multiple constituencies to resolve complaints in a neutral, sensitive manner. Demonstrated knowledge of nondiscrimination laws and compliance regulations (including Title IX, the Clery Act, VAWA, and FERPA) and due process protections as they apply to Student Conduct policies.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Title IX Investigator training certification (as administered by the Association of Title IX Administrators or other similar organization) or ability to obtain such certification within 60 days of employment.
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