Equity Compliance Investigator and Trainer

Position ID: 45645
Board of Regents
Board of Regents
Equity Compliance
Branch Campus: 
Position Description
Job Class: 
Non-Discrimination & Compliance Investigator
Job Description: 

Equity Compliance Investigator & Trainer

Job Category:




  • Serve as a liaison to institutional investigator providing guidance, best practices and recommended courses of action.
  • Conduct and manage investigations, including, but not limited to, alleged discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.  This includes allegations of discrimination based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, or disability.
  • Plan and conduct relevant training and awareness programming for institutional equity and compliance professionals. 
  • Investigation duties will include, but are not limited to: developing an investigation plan, interviewing complainant and respondents, identifying and interviewing witnesses, identifying and collecting relevant documentation, appropriately documenting interviews and other investigative findings, and analyzing information to determine findings.
  • Ensure that all parties involved in investigations understand the investigatory process, their rights and responsibilities, and how to access other resources as necessary.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to alleged victims and accused.
  • Prepare materials for, assist with, and participate in hearings as assigned.
  • Interact with various institutional officials/units (i.e., Academic Affairs, Operations, Athletics, Student Affairs, Student Conduct and Academic Integrity, Human Resources, Legal Affairs, Ombuds, Public Safety, etc.) regarding investigations.
  • Continuously identify and integrate best practices in discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and sexual misconduct investigations and stay abreast of current developments in the profession.
  • Assist in development of and providing information to the university community about university policies and procedures related to discrimination, harassment, retaliation, sexual misconduct and student conduct, as needed.
  • Investigations will be performed on and around the twenty-six (26) institutions of the University System of Georgia, as well at the University System Office.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:


  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in a related field  and three years of related experience;  or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must possess a valid Georgia Driver’s License.


  • Thorough knowledge of federal and state equal employment and educational opportunity laws and policies (i.e. Titles VI, VII, and Title IX).
  • Knowledge of higher education legal issues and experience with compliance in an academic setting.
  • Knowledge of related federal and state employment laws.
  • Skill in solving problems.
  • Skill in conducting investigations to ensure compliance with federal and state laws and university policies and procedures.
  • Skill in fact-finding and the exceptional ability to write, communicate, and operate under pressure and tight deadlines with accuracy and professionalism.
  • Skill in prioritizing and scheduling work.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations.
  • Skill in decision making and problem solving.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to remain neutral and work collaboratively with diverse constituencies including students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple and complex tasks is required.

Desired Qualifications:


  • Juris Doctor from an accredited institution
  • Experience in Higher Education, law or related field
  • Experience in student conduct administration
  • Completion of sexual violence prevention and/or response training with a nationally –recognized organization.





Minimum Hiring Salary:

Salary commensurate with education and experience

Hours Per Week:


Required Documents Message:

Cover Letter, Resume

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Equity & Compliance (Admin code)
Investigation/Conflict Resolution/Social Equity/Student Conduct (Admin code)
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Vacancy Status: 
Annual Salary: 
Commensurate with education and experience

The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822
E-Mail: ch@uga.edu


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Kristopher Bolden, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator