Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Investigator
Eastern Kentucky University is currently seeking an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Investigator for our main campus in Richmond, Kentucky. The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Investigator uses knowledge of investigative procedures and methods to conduct investigations. The EEO Investigator investigates and analyzes individual employment opportunities such as Title IX, and other discrimination or harassment complaints, and writes reports on findings. The incumbent ensures effective and efficient investigation of assigned cases; including the development of investigation plans, creation of investigatory files and reports of findings. Acts in compliance with federal and state laws and University policies and procedures to process investigations, report findings, and make general recommendations on complaints filed within the University.
Essential Job Functions Include:
Ensures effective and efficient management and resolution of complaints
Develops investigation plans
Maintains investigatory files, and reports of findings
Investigates complaints of discrimination and harassment in compliance with federal and state laws, executive orders, and University policies and procedures
Interacts with faculty, managers, administrators, and employees at all levels of the University in performing investigative duties
Processes, within specific time constraints, investigations and report findings and conclusions of complaints filed with the Office for Equity and Inclusion
Collaborates University Counsel and the Title IX Coordinator (as appropriate) for investigations involving EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission), OCR (Office of Civil Rights) and OSP (Office of State Personnel) complaints, as well as complaints raised by other applicable outside agencies, organizations, and constituencies
Collaborates with Human Resources, University Counsel, Title IX Coordinator, and other campus offices
Researches and implements best practices in equal opportunity and affirmative action
Acts in compliance with contracts, laws, regulations, and University policies, procedures and standards
Minimum Education Required:
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Psychology, or related field is required.
One year of work experience is required, including the demonstrated ability to conduct investigations, analyze information, think critically and creatively, communicate effectively orally and in writing, and collaborate with others.
Education can substitute for experience but experience cannot substitute for education
Knowledge of personnel laws and other pertinent regulatory guidelines relating to the HR specializations of classification, staffing, labor relations, employee relations and employee benefits
Knowledge of the federal EEO complaint process and regulatory guidelines
Knowledge of Title IX requirements for investigation and resolution of sex/gender discrimination complaints
Knowledge of investigative techniques involved in conducting an in-depth fact finding on EEO issues
Knowledge of application and analysis of the various theories of discrimination
For immediate consideration, please apply at https://jobs.eku.edu by searching requisition #0615052 before March 3, 2014.