The Sexual Misconduct Investigator, reporting to the Associate Director of Student Conduct, investigates and adjudicates cases of alleged student misconduct and specifically Title IX complaints, which include but are not limited to sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, relationship violence, and stalking; this position ensures prompt, impartial, well-documented, and trauma-informed investigation processes; works with the appropriate university offices in the course of investigations, maintains detailed and unbiased investigatory files and reports, and provides ongoing updates to Student Conduct and Title IX; partners with other university offices and community resources, such as the Office of Student Life, the Office of University Compliance and Integrity, the Office of Human Resources, the Student Advocacy Center, University Housing, the Department of Public Safety, and the Office of Legal Affairs throughout the investigative process to facilitate timely response, investigation, and resolution of complaints; understands and follows established university policies and procedures, as well as all state and federal guidance related to Title IX obligations and response; may assist with adjudicating any reported allegation of student misconduct as necessary; maintains privacy and ensures compliance with FERPA and other state, federal, and institutional student record policies.
Additional Information for Applicants::
A resume and cover letter are required with application.
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience; minimum of two full-time years of sexual misconduct (sexual harassment, sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking) investigation experience; working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and the Internet; demonstrated success in working with diverse constituencies; excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
Title IX-related training or certification through a nationally recognized organization; two years of professional experience in higher education and/or a campus setting; training related to trauma-informed investigation practices; demonstrated ability to handle a significant caseload, manage multiple deadlines, and maintain detailed records; demonstrated ability to work successfully both independently and collaboratively; demonstrated ability to deal with sensitive and/or stressful situations in a professional and confidential manner; working knowledge of Maxient and/or case management data systems; Student Conduct hearing officer experience.
Target Salary: Negotiable
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.