Job Description Summary: Job ID: 5622 - FT - Unclassified (salaried) The Title IX Investigator/Student Conduct Case Manager reports to the Director of the Office of Community Standards; reviews police and incident reports submitted to the The Office of Community Standards for appropriateness of moving forward with Code of Student Conduct charges; promptly investigates cases of alleged student and student organization misconduct consistent with university policy, and specifically Title IX complaints, which include but are not limited to sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct (including sexual exploitation and indecent exposure), dating or domestic violence, and stalking. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: interviewing witnesses; fact-finding; drawing reasonable conclusions; keeping accurate and thorough records and notes; and issuing a report at the conclusion of each investigation. This person will occasionally testify during disciplinary proceedings. All of this will be accomplished while maintaining an impartial, unbiased and fair position, and acting with sensitivity towards the issues and needs of all parties. In addition to case analysis, data review, and trend assessment, other duties as assigned.
Duties/Physical Demands: The Office of Community Standards manages the judicial process for Miami University. The staff works within tight timelines and manages a large caseload throughout the year. Meeting deadlines is critical and requires attention to detail. Willingness to work outside of the 8am-5pm standard office hours, as needed, to accomplish the task effectively and efficiently. Confidential record keeping and interfacing with a myriad of constituents (students, families, lawyers, faculty, administrators and police officers) will occur on a daily basis.
OEEO Statement: The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations/or disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560. Miami University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: http://miamioh.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/. Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke and tobacco free.
Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. See above competencies. Ability to work as part of a university-wide community to resolve complaints in a neutral and sensitive manner. Ability to read and interpret complex legal documents to evaluate their impact on University policy and procedures. Working knowledge of non-discrimination laws and compliance regulations including Title IX, due process protections as they apply to student conduct proceedings, the Clery Act, VAWA and FERPA. Ability to maintain neutrality and work under stress. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and success in working with diverse constituencies, both domestic and international, to support an inclusive campus environment. Strong and effective intrapersonal skills; the ability to listen well and demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for individual needs. Excellent judgment with the ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential information. Strong skills in the area of conflict resolution, problem solving techniques, interviewing and investigation. Strong analytical skills and the ability to asses and negotiate complex, highly sensitive situations.
Internal Number: 5622
About Miami University
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission.
Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”