Title IX Investigator
Company: New York University
Location: New York
Posted on: January 27, 2023
The Title IX Investigator will 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. This role reports to the -Executive Director, Office
of Equal Opportunity/Title IX Coordinator.
Juris Doctor (JD) or Master's Degree in a relevant field and at
least two years' professional experience conducting investigations
related to sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, and/or
gender-related violence in a higher-education setting or other
related field. 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.
Master's degree in higher education administration or applicable
field and experience in student affairs, including the
administration of student judicial matters. 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.
New York University's Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) is
responsible for advancing and monitoring the University's equal
opportunity and affirmative action policies, procedures, and
programs. It does so by making known the University's commitment to
these policies and by carrying out utilization analyses for
minority and women relative to national baseline data. Analyses,
carried out with respect to recruitment, promotion, and departures,
are used to identify areas of focus for future improvement.
OEO serves as a liaison with the U.S. Department of Labor and other
governmental agencies charged with affirmative action monitoring.
To advance the university's commitment to affirmative action, OEO
has responsibility for maintaining communication with organizations
external to the University that represent interests and
perspectives of women and minorities and for advising and
supporting the Schools and administrative units in their
affirmative action implementation efforts. OEO works closely with
the Human Resources Division, Office of Academic Appointments, and
Information Technology Services in coordinating and monitoring our
affirmative action program at the University level.
The Office is also responsible for administering the University's
Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy and Complaint
Procedures for Employees. The OEO implements a consistent and
uniform procedure for responding to and resolving internal
discrimination complaints. Mary Signor, Executive Director for the
OEO, serves as NYU's Title IX Coordinator, which prohibits
discrimination on the basis of sex.
The OEO is NYU's Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator,
serving as a resource regarding reasonable accommodations in the
The OEO also provides guidance and training to the University
community on NYU policy and other federal, state and city
discrimination laws. Educational workshops and seminars on
discrimination and sexual harassment are offered to the University
community throughout the year.
The vision of the Office of Equal Opportunity, in partnership with
faculty, staff, and students, is to play a leadership role both at
New York University and within the broader higher education
community in promoting diversity, cultural sensitivity, and equal
opportunity in academic excellence, research, teaching,
scholarship, and service.
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