Manager of Investigations

Massachusetts, United States
26 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

MANAGER OF INVESTIGATIONS, Chancellor’s Office, Community Standards and Discrimination Response Office, to investigate complaints involving faculty/staff based on a protected category under MIT’s nondiscrimination and harassment policies. May investigate other complaints as required.  Will oversee staff investigating formal complaints of discrimination/harassment involving students and may serve as the investigator for student cases; facilitate informal resolutions to concerns reported to the Institute; conduct outreach and education on topics including policies and procedures, discrimination, Title VII, Title IX, sexual misconduct, and gender-based harassment; and assist with related projects as assigned. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree (J.D. preferred); five years’ related professional experience conducting investigations involving employee discrimination complaints; background and training conducting sensitive, confidential investigations; excellent interpersonal, interviewing, and investigative skills; experience interpreting complex legal documents to evaluate their impact on MIT policies/procedures; experience working with nondiscrimination laws and compliance with federal and state laws and regulations (i.e., Title IX, Title VI, Title VII, ADA, Clery Act, VAWA, FERPA); supervisory experience; Microsoft Office proficiency; and experience developing and delivering presentations.  Must be able to cultivate/maintain partnerships with a diverse community of students/staff/faculty; organize, prioritize, and carry out detailed work under time constraints; critically analyze sensitive and complex information, evaluate results, and facilitate the timely resolution of issues; write concise, logical analytical reports; maintain neutrality; and work under stress.  Preferred qualifications include experience working in a higher education environment, student conduct, or investigating student Title IX complaints; experience working with diverse constituencies to support an inclusive campus environment; experience investigating cases of interpersonal violence; knowledge of human development, counseling, criminal justice, or related fields; familiarity with alternative dispute resolution practices; and Title IX investigator training certification.  Job #17626-11 

Must be able to work some evenings and weekends as needed.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.