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INVESTIGATION AND RESOLUTION SPECIALIST
University of Washington
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As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. 

UCIRO investigates complaints of violations of the University’s non-discrimination policies, including allegations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.  It also investigates and responds to most charges of discrimination filed by individuals with external agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Washington State Human Rights Commission (WSHRC), and the Office for Civil Rights (OCR). The Title IX Investigation Office investigates allegations made against University students who may have violated sexual misconduct provisions of the University’s Student Conduct Code.  

We have an outstanding opportunity for an Investigation and Resolution Specialist.

The Investigation and Resolution Specialist, under the general direction of the UCIRO and Title IX Office manager or their designee, acts as a neutral, objective fact-finder.  The Investigation and Resolution Specialist will predominately investigate alleged violations of the University’s non-discrimination policies and corresponding federal and state laws.  The Investigation and Resolution Specialist may also investigate alleged violations of the University's Student Conduct Code related to sexual misconduct, including, but not limited to assault, stalking, relationship violence, and/or domestic violence.  Depending on the matter, the Investigation and Resolution Specialist may also facilitate the resolution of a complaint.

Duties & Responsibilities

Investigates complaints made internally within the University that assert violations of University of Washington policies and/or student code, including non-discrimination policies and sexual misconduct.  Prepares summary outlines and/or detailed written reports. Orally communicates investigative factual determinations and analysis to complainants, respondents/subjects, departments, and others with a business reason to know.  Evaluates and advises on potential risk associated with matters.  Negotiates settlements if appropriate.

Investigates complaints filed with external agencies and charges against the University of Washington, including: complaints of discrimination (e.g. Title VII, ADEA, ADA, Title IX, etc.), retaliation, and harassment.  Conducts investigations in accordance with state and federal laws, regulations, and applicable case law.  Provides agencies with detailed written responses and information that complies with agency standards.  Assists with implementation of compliance agreements.  Participates in external agency fact-finding and mediation conferences as necessary.  Prepares witnesses for interviews with administrative agencies conducting on-site investigations.  Evaluates and advises on potential exposure associated with complaints investigated. 

Collaborates with University departments, Human Resources representatives, Assistant Attorneys General, and administrative personnel in handling complainants and related issues, as appropriate.  Leads cross-departmental resolution teams in devising, refining and implementing appropriate and creative approaches to dispute resolution.  Participates in investigation-related activities as necessary, such as testifying, as a witness in internal proceedings related to employee or student misconduct.  Negotiates settlements within delegated authority; and obtains such authority.
   
Maintains data consistent with data integrity standards at the Title IX Investigation Office, UCIRO, and within Compliance and Risk Services.

Other duties as assigned.

Requirements include:

•Juris Doctorate
•Four years of experience in employment law and investigations
•Deep working knowledge of federal and state employment laws and regulations related to compliance with nondiscrimination laws, including but not limited to: Title IX, Title VII, the WLAD, and the Americans with Disability Act.
•Ability to speak with individuals about sensitive and difficult topics.
•Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to both be impartial and project impartiality, and the ability to establish rapport with a diverse range of community members.
•Excellent critical thinking skills and the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and facilitate resolution of difficult challenges.
•Ability to manage situations/issues of great complexity and extreme sensitivity with a high level of professionalism.
•Demonstrated ability to organize and plan one’s work to meet critical deadlines.
•Demonstrated ability to prepare complex written reports and provide reliable testimony explaining the investigation’s process, findings, conclusions, and rationales.
•Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a team.
•Basic word processing skills.

Equivalent education/experience will not substitute for J.D.


Desired:

•Professional experience in conducting civil rights investigations in a public higher education environment.
•Experience conducting investigations of alleged sexual misconduct, including reports of sexual assault, stalking, relationship violence, and/or domestic violence.
•Strong skills in the areas of conflict resolution, problem-solving techniques, and interviewing best practices (including trauma-informed investigation practices for sexual misconduct matters).
•Experience representing employers to enforcement agencies, such as the EEOC or the WSHRC.
•Ability to effectively and efficiently use computer systems and databases, including Windows-based software.
•Proven team player

Working Environment

•Office and classroom environments
•Some travel required to any of the three campuses, UW Medicine facilities, or additional UW employees worksites
•The ability to multi-task, independently prioritize work, and manage a complex and varied workload is critical.
•Proven organizational skills are a necessary component of the work.


As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.


Application Process:

The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment, you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.