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Senior Investigator/Deputy Title IX Coordinator

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: East Bay
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time

Salary and Benefits

PLEASE NOTE: The starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $95,000 per year to $103,000 per year.

This position is a Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position in the CSU, and serves at the pleasure of the President.

The CSU enjoys a generous benefits program with employer paid life insurance ($100,000), as well as health, dental, and vision insurance with the monthly premium largely paid by the CSU. Additionally, we offer a broad range of other benefits which includes dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, tuition fee waiver, 401k, 457 and 403(b) plans.  The CSU belongs to the CalPERS retirement plan in which medical and dental insurance continues in qualified retirement. The CSU has 14 paid holidays, one personal holiday and the position earns 24 days of vacation and 12 days of sick leave per year. For more information on the benefits program, please visit our benefits website. The CSU Total Compensation Calculator demonstrates the significance of our benefits package.

This position may be eligible to participate in the Cal State East Bay hybrid telecommute program subject to management approval.


Administrator II

About Cal State East Bay

Cal State East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, Cal State East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). Cal State East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability.

About the Position

The Senior Investigator serves as the Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Administrator and a Deputy Title IX Coordinator, conducting investigations as they relate to discrimination, harassment, (including sexual misconduct) and retaliation. Through a well-documented and thorough investigative process, the investigator ensures compliance to Affirmative Action, the American Disability Act, Title IX and CSU Executive Orders. The Senior Investigator compiles data, interprets, and analyzes facts, and provides written reports of the outcome. The incumbent will employ dispute resolution, mediation, and problem-solving techniques to resolve issues on an informal basis. The incumbent will provide leadership for programming and education in sexual misconduct prevention. The incumbent may need to provide testimony regarding cases to outside agencies as well as provide advice and guidance to campus constituents and interact with the CSU Office of General Counsel. The Senior Investigator works independently as well as serving as a member of an institutional team.


Consultation, Investigation, and Disposition 

Serve as the Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation (DHR) Administrator and Deputy Title IX Coordinator:

  • Conduct comprehensive and thorough investigations related to discrimination, harassment (including sexual misconduct) and retaliation.
  • Use sound investigative techniques to encourage engagement, interpret laws, analyze situations, and logically come to a conclusion based upon a preponderance of the evidence.
  • Receive and process, in a timely manner, inquiries from students, faculty, staff, and administrators regarding rights and responsibilities concerning behavior that may be in violation of policies. 
  • Receive and process, in a timely manner, inquiries from third parties who report the suspicion of behavior that may be in violation of policies. 
  • If not appropriate for investigation, refer inquiries to other resources.
  • Notify complainants and respondents of receipt of the complaint(s).
  • Determine and oversee implementation of interim remedies that should be taken.
  • Notify the supervisor/manager of respondent that complaint has been made.
  • Interview complainants, respondents, and material witnesses.
  • Obtain and review documents and other relevant materials from complainant and/or respondent.
  • Issue findings of fact and recommendations for disposition of complaints.
  • Notify all parties regarding disposition.
  • Provide testimony, advice and guidance as needed to conclude complaints and proceedings.
  • Work with appropriate Student Affairs staff to fully implement and use Advocate tracking database.

Education and Training

Provide oversight in the development of Discrimination, Harassment (including sexual misconduct), and Retaliation trainings for students, leadership, faculty and staff:

  • Ensure compliance with student trainings and adequate prevention programming.
  • Conduct trainings for faculty, staff and students related to non-sexual misconduct DHR.
  • Serve as a member of the Diversity Counsel Committee. 
  • Prepare and disseminate educational materials, including brochures, posters, and web-based materials that inform members of the campus community.

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a closely related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience in complaint resolution, higher education administration, human resources management, or Title IX compliance.

Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge of current state and federal laws, regulations, and trends in the field of education related to DHR that violate Title IX.
  • Ability to apply policy (Executive Orders) standards in investigation and outcome.
  • Ability to use investigative techniques to ensure thoroughness and objectivity.
  • Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills in order to negotiate and resolve sensitive, unprecedented, broad, difficult, and complex problems.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills: communicate ideas and recommendations clearly and write clear and concise reports.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal discreetly and effectively with sensitive faculty, staff, and student issues.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail, including content and format.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across a diverse campus community and develop effective working relationships with the Diversity Counsel, Office of Judicial Affairs, Confidential Advocate and Academic Programs.
  • Understand and adhere to the highest principles of ethical behavior and possess the highest standards of personal and professional excellence and integrity.
  • Work with minimal supervision.
  • Gather and analyze data across multiple databases and complete statistical analysis.
  • Presentation and facilitation skills with emphasis on education and training for a wide audience.

Preferred Skills and Knowledge

  • Master’s or Juris Doctor Degree.
  • Experience with preparing the University’s position in matters involving complaint investigations conducted by governmental regulatory agencies including the EEOC, DFEH and OCR.
  • Experience working with Title IX tracking/reporting software.
  • Experience working in a higher education environment.

Condition(s) of Employment

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including LiveScan, as appropriate), that may include, but is not limited to: criminal records check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references and/or verification of work history is required for employment.  Cal State East Bay will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Unsatisfactory results may also affect the continued employment of current Cal State East Bay employees who were conditionally offered the position.

All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate. LiveScan is conducted through the University Police Department.

EEO Statement

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cal State East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

Other Information

All California State University campuses, including Cal State East Bay, are smoke and tobacco-free.  For more information, please visit our website here.

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the Cal State East Bay Annual Campus Security Report is available here.

At Cal State East Bay, the following nine competencies have been identified as valued leadership qualities:  Communication, Cooperation, Delegation, Empathy, Feedback, Innovation, Leadership Presence, Passion and Strategic Ability.  While we may not expect our managers to exhibit all of these competencies, we do expect them to aspire to develop them.  As part of the annual evaluation review process, the Senior Investigator/Deputy Title IX Coordinator will be evaluated on each.


Cal State East Bay is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or Management positions and we are not an E-Verify employer.

Mandated Reporter

The incumbent in this position may be considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and will be required to comply with requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

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