Affirmative Action Office Investigator

Penn State University University Park , PA 16802

Posted 2 weeks ago

CURRENT EMPLOYEES OR STUDENTS:

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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

The Affirmative Action Office (AAO) supports Penn State's strategic goals of advancing a diverse and inclusive community by providing expert advice and leadership to colleges and departments, faculty, and staff ensuring a workplace free from discrimination and harassment. The office's primary role is to ensure the University's compliance with federal Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action regulations.

We are seeking candidates for the position of AAO Investigator. Reporting directly to the Associate Vice President for Affirmative Action, the Investigator's primary responsibilities include: investigating reports of alleged discrimination and harassment involving legally protected categories, providing prompt and effective responses to complaints, preparing investigative reports and communicating findings to involved parties and relevant University administrators, and assisting with providing resources and support services for complainants.

The Investigator will assist in maintaining a database of reports of discrimination and harassment, and develop reports, assess trends, and identify areas of concern across the University. In addition, the Investigator will assist with reviewing and revising policies and procedures related to discrimination and harassment to ensure compliance with applicable law and best practices. This position requires regular coordination with, and some travel to, all University campuses.

Candidates must have advanced knowledge and comprehension of Title VII, Title IX, ADA, VEVRAA, VAWA, Clery, and all other related federal policies, as well as a demonstrated ability to effectively investigate and apply conflict resolution strategies specifically to discrimination and harassment complaints within employment settings. Additionally, candidates should have a full understanding of concepts and best practices related to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.

Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four or more years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant field preferred.

Candidates must demonstrate excellent judgment, organizational skills, and effective investigative techniques, along with a high degree of personal/professional ethics and an ability to maintain professional boundaries. Must also be able to establish rapport and work cooperatively with various levels of faculty, staff, students, and outside agencies, within a multi-campus, highly interdisciplinary environment.

Review of applications will begin on October 14, 2020, and continue until the position has been filled. Qualified individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three (3) references, to the Penn State Human Resources website, with materials addressed to Dr. Suzanne Adair, Associate Vice President for Affirmative Action.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here.

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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