Community College of Allegheny County

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Civil Rights Investigator (Reg FT)

Posted over 1 month ago · Full time

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Job Description

Civil Rights Investigator (Reg FT)

Position Title: Civil Rights Investigator (Reg FT)

Department: Office Diversity & Inclusion

Campus: Office of College Services

Additional Information: This position will remain open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter and resume by no later than August 4, 2023. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed.

Benefits: CCAC offers an exceptional benefits package. Highlights include an excellent health plan with very low out-of-pocket expense network option, generous time off and holiday pay, a 403b retirement plan with up to 10% employer match or other options through the State's retirement defined benefit pension system, free employee parking, public service (student) loan forgiveness eligible employer, and employer paid benefits including group life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

Remote Work Option: Hybrid

Work Hours (for hourly positions): Monday - Friday; 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Salary Grade: Admin 16 - $64,070

Job Category: Administrators

Employment Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Slot: 5766

Job Open Date: 7/21/2023

Job Close Date:

General Summary: Serves as primary investigator for Civil Rights student complaints and assists in coordinating Title IX prevention, programmatic and reporting initiatives. Provides general support to the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI).


Master's Degree in Human Resources, Law, Law Enforcement, Student Services Administration, Counseling or related field and a minimum of three years of related experience; or Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Law, Law Enforcement, Student Services Administration, Counseling or related field and a minimum of five years of related experience. Formally trained in investigation process by an accredited trainer, such as Office for Civil Rights or Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA). Excellent communication and data management skills. Strong working knowledge of Federal & State Civil Rights legislation and OCR & EEOC compliance regulations. Ability to travel to perform work duties at any campus or center location within the CCAC system.

Preferred Requirements:

Experience in a higher education setting. Experience with training development and facilitation. Experience with policy development and implementation. Direct experience providing support for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.


1. Serves as the Deputy Title IX Coordinator and primary investigator for student complaints involving Civil Rights/Title IX harassment and discrimination complaints. Participate in hearing board process as needed.

2. Collaborates and consults Civil Rights Compliance Officer regularly to monitor and manage complaint process to ensure timely response, interim measure options and resolution of complaints and other issues. Maintains high level of confidentiality.

3. Interviews complainants, respondents and relevant witnesses to gather information and evidence. Acts as a neutral party through all aspects of investigation process and ensure equitable treatment of all parties. Ensures a well-documented investigative process. Maintains accurate and thorough records and notes of investigatory process. Creates comprehensive written investigative reports.

4. Assists with the development and implementation of a comprehensive and ongoing Civil Rights/Title IX training program for students, faculty, and staff.

5. Identifies local and national resources and opportunities for Civil Rights/Title IX program development, including state and federal grants and funding collaborations.

6. Supervises grant-funded student interns and provide oversight of their programming initiatives and activities.

7. Collaborates and consults with Human Resources, Student Conduct, Disability Resources and Services, General Counsel and other relevant college personnel, as needed or directed. Serve on relevant campus committees.

8. Assists with case management database to organize, manage, and track all Civil Rights/Title IX complaints.

9. Conducts research and attend trainings to gain knowledge and best practices related to Civil Rights/Title IX, non-discrimination of laws, regulations, and investigatory processes.

10. Assists with climate surveys, reporting and annual policy review.

11. Performs other related duties as required or assigned.

Clearances: Current criminal record/child abuse clearances will be required if offered the position and in order to be employed at the College. The three clearances are Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check, and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Check. The College has provided instructions on how to obtain these clearances and are available

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