Equal Opportunity/Title IX Investigator - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Serves as an Equal Opportunity Investigator for cases alleging race, national origin, color, disability, age over 40, religious, veteran, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation and sexual violence/assault misconduct complaints, involving students, faculty, employees, visitors, and persons or vendors who serve the University as its agents. Assists in meeting U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission compliance standards and best practices.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in a directly related field of study or a combination of education and experience totaling four years.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one year of experience in human resources, equal opportunity, title IX, Clery, SaVE, VAWA,Title VII of the Civil Rights of 1964, Title II of the ADA, and other similar EEO laws, or a closely related field. Experience in an academic setting in employee and student conduct, sexual harassment, or misconduct areas. Prior experience with public entity or State of Utah investigation procedure. Conflict resolution/mediation. Experience providing training to employees also helpful.
Ability to work a flexible shift when needed.


Knowledge of and experience in computers and computer software applications.

Knowledge and complete understanding of conflict resolution basics.

Knowledge in research (including legal research)

Knowledge in Title IX, Clery, SaVE, VAWA,Title VII of the Civil Rights of 1964, Title II of the ADA, and other similar EEO laws.

Knowledge and familiarity with FERPA and HIPAA regulation.


Skills in the use of computers and computer software applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, databases.

Skills in office methods, techniques, practices, and procedures.

Skills in the preparation and interpretation of reports, charts, graphs, and tables.

Skills in investigation methods and techniques.

Skills in preparation of comprehensive complex reports.

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to remain neutral and objective.

Strong problem-solving, conflict resolution, and decision-making skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Excellent grammar, spelling, punctuation, composition and proofreading skills.

Superior organization skills, including the ability to manage time and tasks effectively.

Demonstrated superior judgment in a variety of sensitive and confidential issues.


Ability to handle highly confidential information with discretion and tact with minimum supervision.

Ability to follow verbal and written procedures and instructions.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally, writing and active listening.

Ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential communications with superior judgment.

Ability to meet and serve effectively people of diverse backgrounds.

Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
High level of self-initiative with strong commitment.

Pay Range

$17.83 - $22.29 per hour

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Keyword Phrases

  • VP Planning/Budgets/HR
  • Equal Opportunity/Title IX Investigator
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Multicultural Affairs and Affirmative Action
  • Legal Affairs
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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