Civil Rights Investigator

The role of a Civil Rights Investigator is to support the University’s mission and further the commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all other activities. The investigator will work with the Title IX Coordinator and the Office of General Council to assist in resolving complaints of sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, sexual assault, stalking, intimate partner violence and other civil rights complaints involving students, faculty and staff at Tarleton in a prompt and thorough investigation. A Civil Rights Investigator acts as a neutral party in the investigation and provides a detailed, unbiased report regarding the findings of the investigation in a timely fashion.

70% Under direct supervision, conducts investigations of alleged civil rights discrimination, sexual harassment, and/or related retaliation in accordance with Texas A&M System (TAMUS) regulations and Tarleton State University rules and procedures and writes comprehensive investigation reports.
10% Assists with civil rights investigation related training and programming.
10% Coordinates assigned investigations with TAMUS Office of General Council and the Title IX Coordinator.
5% Assists with and/or coordinates with Compliance and Strategic Initiatives office on other types compliance related duties including but not limited to program reviews, investigations, and compliance policy monitoring on an as-needed basis.
5% Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
-Bachelor’s degree or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
-Three years of related experience in positions with responsibilities in grievance processes, investigations, compliance reviews, equal opportunity compliance, sexual violence prevention, or conflict resolution.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Excellent analytical skills with the ability to assess complex situations. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills. Microsoft Office Suite computer skills.
-Demonstrated the ability to evaluate and manage highly sensitive and confidential situations.
-Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations of students, faculty, staff and other constituents.

Preferred Requirements:
Master’s degree; Human Resources related experience; Certifications related to employee investigations; aTIXa Training or other similar training.

Applications accepted only online at

Tarleton State University, a member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student‐ focused, value‐driven educational experience marked by academic innovation and exemplary service, and dedicated to transforming students into tomorrow’s professional leaders. With campuses in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and online, Tarleton engages with its communities to provide real‐world learning experiences and to address societal needs while maintaining its core values of integrity, leadership, tradition, civility, excellence and service

Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through The Texas A&M System.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: R-037233

Contact Information
Candice Gunier
[email protected]
Tarleton State University
Box T-0510
Stephenville, 76402