Marist College invites applications for the newly created position of Title IX Investigator.
Under the general supervision of the Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Title IX Coordinator, the Investigator will work to ensure Marist College complies with the above-mentioned state and federal laws pertaining to gender-based violence and discrimination in a higher education setting. The Title IX Investigator is responsible for providing intake on cases, conducting investigations, preparing reports, and fostering an environment that encourages respect. S/he will also assist in developing, delivering, and managing prevention-based education and outreach.
Bachelor's degree in Human Services, Law, and Criminal Justice required; Master's degree in related field preferred. A minimum of 1-3 years of professional experience in Title IX compliance, law, human resources, student life, student conduct, law enforcement or similar field, required. Must either possess a Title IX Investigator certification as administered by the Association of Title IX Administrators or obtain it soon after the start of employment.
The successful candidate will possess strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, along with demonstrated ability to design and deliver training and education for varying constituents. Excellent organizational skills with a meticulous attention to detail is essential. Experience in conducting trauma-sensitive investigations in a higher education setting strongly preferred.
Located on the river in the historic Hudson River Valley and at its Florence, Italy branch campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures & The Best 380 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (9th Best Regional University/North), Kiplinger's Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Though now independent, Marist remains committed to the ideals handed down from its founders, the Marist Brothers: excellence in education, a sense of community, and a commitment to service. Marist educates approximately 4,900 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and 14 graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees.
Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.