Lead Investigator, Title IX and Equity Compliance

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Lead Investigator, Title IX and Equity Compliance

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is one of the top five most diverse campuses in the nation and a national leader among urban, public higher education institutions in providing access to underrepresented students. UIC believes diversity is a strength that contributes to the success of our students, staff, faculty, and institutional research. As a Research 1 institution, UIC is focused on eliminating disparities in health, education and economic opportunity. UIC remains committed to increasing access to education, employment, programs and services for all, including maintaining an environment free from discrimination and harassment and a commitment to promoting an organizational culture and structure that honors diversity through integration of the principles of access, equity and inclusion.

The Office for Access and Equity, is seeking to hire a Lead Investigator of Title IX and Equity Compliance. This individual must be invested in social justice, equity, and inclusiveness. The desired candidate will serve as a Deputy Title IX Coordinator and Lead Investigator in cases involving complaints of discrimination and harassment based on protected classes and sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, and gender-related violence including stalking and intimate partner violence. This individual will manage the responsibilities associated with conducting investigations of discrimination and harassment claims and sexual misconduct incidents, in close collaboration with the Title IX Coordinator, and supervising Title IX and Equity Compliance Specialists.

At minimum, the qualified candidate must hold a Master’s Degree, JD or PhD preferred; and possess a minimum of three years’ of experience in EEO compliance required. The candidate must have extensive knowledge of federal and state employment laws related to Title IX, discrimination, harassment and retaliation; two years supervisory experience over EEO investigations; and demonstrated experience of successfully overseeing, investigating, and handling sexual misconduct complaints. Five or more years of experience or experience in Higher Education environment are preferred.

For fullest consideration, applications must be received by May 20, 2022 at jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=164477 and must include a cover letter and resume.

The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=164477

University of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes. 

To apply for this job please visit jobs.uic.edu.