Title IX and EEO Investigator

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

Title IX and EEO Investigator

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

UIC is among the nation’s preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI), and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate, and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant, and engaged urban university. Recent Best Colleges rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities. UIC has nearly 260,000 alumni and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago.

The Office for Access and Equity is seeking to hire a Title IX and EEO Investigator. This individual must be invested in social justice, equity, and inclusiveness. The desired candidate will develop, implement, and ensure compliance with Title II, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504, Section 1557, and other Equal Opportunity laws at the State and Federal levels and University policies. The successful candidate will use independent judgment and discretion to assist with campus regulatory compliance efforts, including receiving and investigating complaints of discrimination and harassment to determine violation(s) of university policies; make recommendations for findings and resolutions; assist in the implementation of protocols and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal laws and University policy, and providing training and outreach; handle claims with sensitivity and neutrality and ensure compliance with university policies and procedures and manage complex workload and meet various deadlines. The annual salary range for this position is $75,000-$85,000, commensurate with experience.

At a minimum, the qualified candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree, possess a minimum of two years of experience conducting investigations and collecting and analyzing evidence, and have experience with research and analysis and analytical writing experience required. The candidate must have knowledge of Section 504, Title II, Title VII, Title IX, civil rights, affirmative action, and equal opportunity laws and regulations required. Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended; experience in a Higher Education environment or at a public institution. A master’s degree or JD and experience in a Higher Education environment or previous experience in working on cases with OCR, EEOC, and IDHR is preferred.

For fullest consideration, applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and a legal or analytical writing sample by June 21, 2024, at uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/9853?c=uic.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

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To apply for this job please visit uic.csod.com.