Senior Investigator

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time

Job No: 533445; 10/27/2023



California State University, Los Angeles, invites applications for the above Administrator II position.


The University:  California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system.  The University is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. We offer nationally recognized programs and our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, and service.

As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving (HSI) and Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-serving institution (AANAPISI), Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. The University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff can thrive.  


The Position: Under general direction, serves as the Senior Investigator for the Title IX and Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion to assist in the supervision of and to undertake OEDI reports response, intake meetings, support measures, investigations, hearings, notifications, training, and overseeing OEDI committees and collaborations across campus. Serves as Administrator over the office in the absence of the Title IX Officer. Additionally, per CSU Policy, serves as the Deputy Administrator for DHR, Title IX, ADA, and other compliance matters. The incumbent assists in conducting student, faculty, staff, and third-party complaint intakes as these specific intakes, under the CSU Nondiscrimination Policy, can only be managed by the Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Title IX Coordinator. The incumbent supervises the ADA Workplace Accommodation program; conducts and drafts investigations into complaints filed by employees, faculty, students, and third parties, and respond to requests from state and/or federal agencies as it pertains relevant CSU Nondiscrimination Policy; assist in the supervision of drafting investigation notices, and compliance projects; coordinates and assists with meetings, investigating and responding to Title IX, Discrimination/Harassment/Retaliation (DHR) reports and requests; manages informal resolutions to resolve issues related to Title IX, DHR, ADA complaints; collaborates across campus with committees, colleges and divisions on Supportive Measures related to Title IX/DHR/ADA Compliance, including Counseling & Psychological Services, Housing, Faculty Affairs, Student Conduct and Office for Students with Disabilities among others. Provides training regarding students, faculty and/or employees; assists with serving as contact for and respond to all EEO and Title IX related audits conducted by the CSU Office for Auditing, US Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, State of California Office of Civil Rights, and/or US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; assists in the supervision of report writing; manages the University's Affirmative Action Plans under legislative mandate of the Vietnam-Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act and under the Presidential Executive Order 11246, as amended; reviews the University's IPEDS and VETS-I 00 reporting annually; manages and improves current office policies, procedures, and protocols; supervises employee and student online compliance and prevention training, related DHR, Title IX; semi-annually solicit names and data for new and newly-assigned employees with supervisory duties; notifies by email all new registrants and solicit changes in duties or employment from employees; submits registration data and all changes for registrants; monitors completion of training by designing an Excel-formatted document to sort by division and college; and notifies Vice Presidents, Deans, Directors of employees regarding the lack of completion.

Required Qualifications & ExperienceBachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field and six years of related experience. Four years of experience conducting Title IX related and/or EEO related investigations. Experience in considering ADA required accommodations. The incumbent must have strong presentation skills and experience developing and delivering training as well as be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. The incumbent must have a valid California Driver License. The incumbent must have demonstrated knowledge of Fair Employment and Housing of Act (FEHA), Title ADA, Title IX, VAWA, and Title VII, other applicable laws and regulations; and of best practices as they relate to institutions of higher education compliance of with Title IX and VAWA. The incumbent must have advanced knowledge of Word, Microsoft Sway and PowerPoint. The incumbent must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to adapt presentations to target audiences. The incumbent must have the ability to act decisively under stressful situations; use appropriate judgment when making decisions and recommendations; use Excel or HRIS at an intermediate level; work collaboratively, using tact and diplomacy when interacting with the campus community; maintain confidentiality; understanding of privacy laws and policies; prioritize work and meet deadlines; work independently; analyze, evaluate and interpret policies; and to manage an ongoing and complex caseload of incidents and complaints. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the California State University. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University employees who may apply for the position.


CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The system-wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to


California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.


As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Desired Qualifications: Master's degree from an accredited four-year college or university or Juris Doctor. Working knowledge of issues related to gender-based violence. 


Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary range is $4,583 - $14,713/monthly. A comprehensive benefits package is provided.


Appointment:  The Administrator II appointment will be made under the guidelines for management and supervisory employees of the California State University.  All rights and benefits associated with this appointment are governed by the Management Personnel Plan. 


Closing DateReview of applications will begin on November 10, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A completed online Cal State University, Los Angeles employment application is required. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.


This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.


In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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