The Associate Director for the Office of Equity and Inclusion is responsible for investigating complaints under Creighton University’s Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy and Non-Discrimination Policy, including complaints under Title IX, Title VII, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. This individual will fulfill the University’s compliance obligations by conducting prompt, thorough, and equitable investigations, primarily for the Phoenix campus, using a civil rights investigation model. The Associate Director also works with the University’s Bias Education and Support Team (BEST), focused on the Phoenix campus. The Associate Director participates in providing presentations, trainings, education, awareness campaigns, and compliance initiatives specific to the Office of Equity and Inclusion. This position reports to the Executive Director for the Office of Equity and Inclusion.
Bachelors Degree in Human Resources, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or within a related field; Masters preferred
3-5 years of demonstrated success in the area of investigations, student conduct, violence prevention, human resources, or employee relations in an academic environment.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to establish credibility with a broad range of constituents, including administrators, faculty, staff, students, families, law enforcement, and community members
Ability to serve as a neutral, unbiased party in the investigation process
Ability to handle confidential information with the utmost discretion and sensitivity
Familiarity with federal statutes related to higher education, specifically Campus SaVE, Clery Act, Title IX, FERPA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Experience working with Affirmative Action and EEO and familiarity with federal and state employment laws
Ability to take initiative and carry out detailed work under time constraints
Strong communication skills
Effective organizational skills
Requires Title IX Investigator Certification or ability and commitment to obtain certification within one year of hire.
Seeing: 75 – 100%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No
Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.