New Mexico State University - Office of Institutional Equity (OIE)
Location: Las Cruces, New Mexico
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: Pay Level 6
Commensurate with experience
4 Year Degree
3 openings available.
Internal Number: 2200602S
The Equity Officer | Investigator is responsible for investigating all complaints and allegations of discrimination and sexual misconduct in compliance with federal, state and University mandates, including Title VII, Title IX, ADEA, ADA, Section 504, and VAWA.
Receive and conduct informal and formal complaints of discrimination and harassment filed by students, staff, faculty, or visitors in compliance with federal and state law and University policies and procedures. Interacts with students, staff, faculty, and visitors at all levels of the University performing investigative and information resolution duties. Evaluate complaints to identify issues, develops an investigative plan, interviews parties and relevant witnesses, gathers and secures relevant documentation, analyzes evidence and data, applies policy, drafts detailed written investigative finding reports based on preponderance of the evidence standard, and participates in University proceedings related to complaints. Assures compliance with timelines, acts as an impartial party, maintains a high level of confidentiality and discretion, and ensures a prompt, fair, and neutral process for all involved. Provides interim and protective measures, guidance, and assistance to complainants and respondents. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures, regulations, and standards applicable to the job. Understanding of the University’s mission, vision and goals.
Short- and long-term planning; problem analysis and resolution; report preparation and presentation; interpersonal and organizational communication, both oral and written.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and direct activities.
About New Mexico State University - Office of Institutional Equity (OIE)
New Mexico State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; Minorities, Females, Veterans, and those with a Disability are encouraged to apply.
New Mexico State University invites you to apply to be a part of a diverse, dynamic and welcoming learning and working environment in Las Cruces, NM. NMSU seeks employees who are creative and flexible in developing and evaluating new ideas and ways to evolve NMSU into the future. Located in the borderlands and adjacent to the mighty Rio Grande, NMSU is a proud Hispanic-serving institution in the minority-majority state of New Mexico. Southern New Mexico features an average of 294 days of sunshine annually, making NMSU ideal for job-seekers who enjoy hiking, mountain biking, canoeing and bird-watching. NMSU is committed to sustainability through improving and maintaining the quality of human life while preserving the integrity, stability, and beauty of ecological systems for the future. We are looking for student-centered employees with a passion for success. NMSU invites you to take the first step to your successful and rewarding career by applying today.