Position Announcement: Senior Title IX Investigator/Deputy Title IX for Coordination of Student Investigations, Student Conduct & Community Standards
The Division of Student Life at the University of Tennessee invites applications for the Senior Title IX Investigator/Deputy Title IX for Coordination of Student Investigations position for Student Conduct & Community Standards (SCCS). This is an exempt, non-tenure track staff position.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is the state's flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. Enrolling 29,000 students, the campus is located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains and beautiful East Tennessee. As a land-grant university, it is committed to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement. In all its activities, the university aims to advance the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate society. The university values intellectual curiosity, pursuit of knowledge, and academic freedom and integrity.
The Division of Student Life:
The Division of Student Life is comprised of over 400 staff members that serve our students through 21 departments and functions. Staff are actively engaged in the lives of our students, living and learning with them in our residence halls, student union, and other campus environments. The Division seeks candidates willing to engage, challenge, and support our students through intentional programs and services. In addition, we seek colleagues that are committed to teamwork and have a palpable passion for working with and serving all students.
Student Conduct & Community Standards develops student integrity and accountability through an educational, consistent, and equitable conduct process.
Reporting to the Director, the primary duties of the Senior Title IX Investigator/Deputy Title IX for Coordination of Student Investigations for Student Conduct & Community Standards are as follows:
Ensure SCCS investigations are compliant with policy, including developing and implementing processes and procedures to ensure compliance with Title IX regulations.
Oversee SCCS policy investigations and development/facilitation of alternative resolutions/informal resolutions for policy violations in collaboration with the Office of Title IX.
Supervise TIX Investigator(s), mentor and supervise practicum students.
Serve as Title IX subject-matter expert for SCCS and a senior member of the SCCS office.
Manage and oversee SCCS policy case creation.
Assist with oversight and serve as Hearing Coordinator of Title IX formal hearings.
Assist with SCCS formal hearing processes.
Compile & oversee SCCS policy data to help guide prevention efforts with campus stakeholders.
Investigate and make recommendations for SCCS policy investigations, including acknowledgment of receipt of formal complaints, case assignment, investigation strategy, investigative report review, party outcome meetings, and general oversight of resolution processes (including case outcomes, recommended sanctions, and informal resolutions).
Manage/Collaborate on other non-policy Code of Conduct cases as needed and ensure thorough documentation of investigations.
Serve on Title IX Response Team/Sexual Assault Response Team.
Serve alongside SCCS Director on University Threat Assessment Team.
Engage in cross-campus collaboration and represent SCCS on campus and community Title IX panels, information sessions, and public awareness campaigns.
Assist in design and delivery of training appropriate for specific campus entities with responsibilities under policy or the Student Code of Conduct, including but not limited to SCCS formal hearing members.
Provide general guidance on SCCS processes and Student Code of Conduct requirements.
Internal Number: 219312
Our primary mission is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. As the preeminent research-based, land-grant university in the state, UT embodies the spirit of excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement attained by the nation’s finest public research institutions.