Kansas State University Libraries Inclusion and Equity Specialist (Investigator and/or Senior Investigator) in Manhattan, Kansas

About This Role:

The Office of Institutional Equity at Kansas State University invites applications and nominations for two positions at the level of *Investigator or Senior Investigator *based on experience. Both opportunities are full-time positions and reports to the University's Director of the Office of Institutional Equity/Title IX Coordinator.

The Office of Institutional Equity fosters collaboration with students, faculty, and staff in outreach, training, and reporting. Our goal is to serve as a resource for the university and to ensure that fair, equitable treatment and practices apply to all regardless of race, color, ethnicity or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status. Our ultimate goal is to take an active, preventative approach to unfair or discriminatory practices before they become formal complaints or concerns.

Main Responsibilities- Investigative Activities

  • Thoroughly and expeditiously, investigate and review complaints of discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic/dating violence, retaliation and other complaints falling under K-State’s nondiscrimination Policy. This will be accomplished by various investigative functions including following relevant policies and procedures, scheduling and conducting interviews, analyzing information obtained, writing administrative review reports, and maintaining reports files.
  • Contribute to the coordination and completion of any data inquiries or reports requested from university departments/officials or from federal or state agencies.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with the OIE staff and other appropriate campus departments/units to develop and present training to the campus community on diversity, equity, compliance, Title IX, and other training as needed.
  • Work collaboratively with OIE staff and other appropriate campus departments/units and community partners to research, develop, identify and integrate best practices in the areas of diversity, equity, and compliance, equal employment opportunity and harassment/sexual violence prevention.
  • Collaborates with on and off-campus entities, including victim services, student organizations, counseling services, the Office of Student Life, law enforcement and outreach agencies for developing, coordinating, and implementing, and evaluating programs to prevent and report potential anti-discrimination policy violations such as discrimination and sexual violence at K-State University.
  • Coordinates with the Director of OIE / Title IX Coordinator and other key campus partners in the review, development, and implementation of policies and procedures that comply with Title VI, Title VII, Title IX and other relevant federal or state laws and regulations.
  • Assists in the preparation, dissemination and implementation of policies, procedures and guidelines related to the review of internal complaints of alleged discrimination and EEO/diversity planning.
  • Serves on related committees.
  • Other duties as assigned.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • At the Investigator level: Requires a bachelor's degree with a minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience.
  • At the Sr. Investigator level: Requires a master's degree, juris doctor or above and three (3) years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three or more years of professional experience in EEO or employee relations that included investigation of complaints and evaluation of EEO procedures Knowledge of EEO laws, Title IX, government regulations, and executive orders as demonstrated in the application materials. Two years of experience in the development and delivery of anti-discrimination training programs. EEO/Title IX investigation training. Higher Education experience.
  • Investigator Certification(s) Perferred (ie NACUA, ASCA, ATIXA, etc.or similar)

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. 3 Professonal References
  3. Transcript

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until filled.

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:


$54,590-$60,590 (Investigator) $60,590-$87,340 (Sr. Investigator)

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Department: 3670001040 Office of Institutional Equity

Job no: 504779

Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Human Resources

Advertised: 12 Sep 2018 Central Daylight Time

Applications close: Open until filled