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Investigations, Director Overview

  • Work Type: Professional
  • Job Code: 75692
  • Pay Grade: P15
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Director
  • Family: General Administrative
  • Function: Legal


This position incumbent will be responsible for ensuring the University complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended (504), and other non-discrimination statutes and regulations through prevention, training, awareness, investigations and monitoring

Level Scope

Oversees through subordinate Managers a large, complex organization with multiple functional disciplines/occupations, OR manages a program, regardless of size, that has critical impact upon the campus. Significant responsibility for formulating and administering policies and programs, manages significant human, financial, and physical resources, and functions with a very high degree of autonomy. Frequently influences business decisions made by senior leadership. Oversees through subordinate Managers the accountability and stewardship of campus resources and the development of systems and procedures to protect organizational assets. Negotiates and influences others to understand and accept new concepts, practices and approaches.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years experience or equivalent with 5 managerial experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to relate and work with individuals in high-stress/high-stakes situations
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Requires the ability to interpret, understand and explain complex federal and state regulatory requirements, policies and guidelines.
  • Experience coordinating and conducting hearings or other investigative processes
  • Ability to use MS Office, as well as demonstrated competency with an electronic database system or other record keeping program.

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Investigations, Director must:

Manage Investigations

  • Plan and conduct (or oversee) objective and timely investigations into complaints alleging discriminatory practices and policies and/or sexual violence or harassment filed with the Department of Investigations and/or external agencies. Prepare written investigatory reports, issue findings, determinations and recommendations as appropriate.
  • Determine when investigations need to be outsourced; oversee external investigations to ensure complaints are investigated appropriately, timely and within budget.
  • Oversee, train, and evaluate investigators.
  • Identify remedies intended to eliminate a hostile or inaccessible environment. Make recommendations to University administrators for corrective and enforcement action.

35% of Time the Investigations, Director

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Investigations, Director

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

This position is generally in a normal indoor office setting with minimal noise levels and may involve bending, moving, lifting, and carrying materials that weigh up to15 pounds.

Travel Requirement

Some travel may be required with overnight stay.

Career Path

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbents must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are  contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.