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Title IX/DHR Investigator

Apply now Job no: 533532
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Monterey Bay
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Compliance/Legal, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Classification:  Administrator I
Hours:  Full-time / 40 hours per week
FLSA:  Exempt

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:  $6,153 to $7,178 mo.
CSU Salary Schedule
*CSUMB provides pay scales representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for this position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined on factors such as (but not limited to) the
scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, and CSU systemwide pay for comparable jobs.

Priority Screening Date: Apply Today! The Priority Screening Date is extended to December 4, 2023
Recruitment Status:  Open Until Filled


California State University, Monterey Bay is a mid-sized university in California’s Central Coast that grants undergraduate and graduate degrees. Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, CSUMB is part of the nation’s largest four-year public university system, California State University, which educates nearly 460,000 students every year. 

With a vibrant, diverse student body of over 7,000 students, CSU Monterey Bay is both a Minority Serving Institution and a Hispanic Serving Institution. Our staff and faculty transform students’ lives with a focus on student success and engagement through experiential learning, service learning, and a strong emphasis on multicultural and global perspectives. CSUMB’s sustainability goal is to be carbon neutral by 2030. 

The university’s Strategic Plan prioritizes inclusive excellence through recruiting and investing in developing a diverse body of faculty, staff and administrators. Many appreciate living and working close to the shores of beautiful Monterey Bay, with easy access to recreational areas from Big Sur to Santa Cruz. Nearby opportunities for collaborative research include working in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Silicon Valley, and with colleagues at local research universities, including UC Santa Cruz and Stanford University.

As one of the 23 campuses in the CSU system, CSUMB offers excellent benefits, including access to below-market-rate rental housing on East Campus, and competitive salaries for faculty and staff. With proximity to the San Francisco Bay Area and San Jose, opportunities for faculty, staff and students are as endless as the shores of the nearby Pacific Ocean.


Under the general supervision of the Title IX/DHR Prevention Administrator, the incumbent is responsible for investigating reports of discrimination of all types, including reports of sexual misconduct, dating and domestic violence, and stalking, pursuant to the processes and definitions within CSU Executive Orders prohibiting such conduct.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:

1.  Conduct investigations into complaints alleging discrimination

  • Conduct investigations into complaints alleging discrimination, including Title IX, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating and domestic violence, and stalking; and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) including the protected statuses, which include but are not limited to, race, disability, religion, etc.
  • Conduct interviews of Complainant, Respondent and relevant witnesses; gather relevant evidence; make credibility assessments; record findings of fact; act as a neutral party through all aspects of investigation and ensure a prompt, fair and neutral process for all parties; advise impacted parties of their rights; and communicate with parties' and witness' advocates while protecting the independence, integrity, and confidentiality of the investigation.
  • Ensure a well-documented Title IX/DHR investigative process; maintain accurate and thorough records and notes of investigatory process; create comprehensive reports of findings and conclusions, and relevant supporting documents related to the resolution of each investigation, including but not limited to Complainant, Respondent and witness statements, relevant evidence collected, make findings and conclusions under University policy.
  • Provide periodic, timely updates regarding status of complaints received and on-going investigations to the Title IX Coordinator.

2.  Report writing, case management, and tracking of complaints alleging discrimination

  • Assist the Title IX/DHR Director with the development and maintenance of a case management database within Maxient to organize, manage and track all complaints/reports.
  • Assist with the preparation and maintenance of statistical, demographic, and subject matter data related to Title IX/DHR complaints and trends.
  • Collaborate and consult with the Title IX/DHR Director regularly to monitor and manage Title IX/DHR incidents to ensure an efficient and effective response to reports and complaints.

3.  Campus-wide education and training on Title IX/DHR

  • Assist in the development, implementation and facilitation of University-wide education, awareness and prevention trainings, programs and campaigns.
  • Monitors patterns and trends to make recommendations to Title IX/DHR Coordinator or various departments regarding University trainings or educational prevention communications, as needed, to ensure the University is engaging in preventative education programming.
  • Assist in development and review of related policies and procedures within training materials/education programming. Maintains library of training materials and updates as needed, per federal, state and CSU policy.
  • Stay abreast of applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidance.
  • Assist in tabling and in person events to support the Title IX/DHR office, as needed. May serve on committees engaged in the prevention of discrimination and sexual misconduct to provide subject matter expertise of Title IX/DHR matters.

Other Functions:

Perform other job-related duties as assigned.


Thorough knowledge of:  University policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination. Federal and state laws regarding Title IX and EEO discrimination standards. Exercising superior judgment with the ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential information. High level of organization, analysis and time management skillset, in order to manage cases with accuracy and reasoned decision-making, as well as manage caseloads and multiple deadlines effectively.

Skilled in: Communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to be impartial and establish rapport with a diverse range of community members. Serving a diverse population with cultural competence/humility and sensitivity, as well as work with a wide range of campus constituents (staff, faculty, students, administrators, third parties, etc.) with diplomacy and tact. Preparation of complex reports and create effective presentations. Crisis intervention and addressing trauma responses, as well as general problem-solving. Maintaining equanimity in the face of resistance, indifference, or hostility.

Ability to: Conduct sensitive and confidential investigations alleging discrimination. Work a fluctuating schedule – general business hours are maintained, but needs of cases and programming could require work on some evenings or weekends. Work under conditions with frequent interruptions, distractions, and emergencies. 


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant discipline.

A minimum of two (2) years of experience in conducting investigations, either for an education environment, workplace, or law enforcement.


Prior experience with investigations alleging discrimination or involving protected status concerns.

  • Experience in Higher Education or comparable educational environment.
  • Master’s degree in a related field or law degree from an accredited university.
  • Training experience, particularly in compliance training.
  • Familiarity with CSU's non-discrimination policy.


  • All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
  • The person holding this position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, sexual exploitation, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, and retaliation and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order EO 1095, EO 1096, and EO 1097​ as a condition of employment.
  • This position has been designated as a sensitive position with responsibility for:
    • the care, safety and security of people (including children and minors), animals, and CSU property; and
    • access to and responsibility for detailed personally identifiable Level 1 confidential information about students, faculty, staff, or alumni that is protected, personal, or sensitive as defined in the CSU Information Security Data Classification Standards.
  • This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).  The position is required to participate in training at the direction of the Clery Director and must also promptly report allegations of reportable crimes according to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, its accompanying regulations; the California State Education Code, Chapter 15.5, of the Donahoe Higher Education Act, Section 67380; and the California State University system-wide policy, Code EO 1107.
  • May require occasional evenings and/or weekend work.


Office environment with standard equipment and tasks.  The position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time.  May require travel between campus offices and off-campus locations. 

The health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff remain our highest priority. While on campus, students, faculty, staff, and the community will be expected to follow all campus safety mandates.  


For Management positions:  This is a management-level position with an attractive benefits package, which includes: a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; an excellent choice of medical, dental, and vision insurance; long-term disability coverage; life insurance; educational incentives; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS); and 15 paid holidays a year. For further information, please visit Employee Benefits Summary. As a perk, the University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay provides access to affordable campus housing based on availability; visit Schoonover Employee Housing for more information.


For full consideration, applicants must complete the required online application prior to the priority screen date found at Careers at CSUMB. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned.

CSUMB is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Human Resources at (831) 582-3389 or emailing All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.


CSUMB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States and is an E-Verify employer. In compliance with federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics, you can view the notice of availability and access the Cal State University, Monterey Bay annual security and fire safety reports at

CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.


CSUMB is an Equal Opportunity employer seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. We value and celebrate diversity in all its forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. We consider qualified applicants for employment for their anticipated contributions and without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

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