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Title IX Investigator

Under the general direction of the Director, Office of Institutional Equity/Title IX Coordinator, position responsibilities include conducting investigations, handling informal and formal resolution of complaints of discrimination, harassment and gender-based violence through both informal conflict resolution and formal investigation. This position will assist in the resolution of complaints of sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, gender-based violence including stalking, domestic violence, dating violence, intimate partner violence, and sexual assault. The Title IX Specialist partners with key designees throughout the investigative process, meeting established timelines, treating all constituents engaged in the complaint process with sensitivity and neutrality.  This position will also assist with the development and maintenance of accurate and thorough records and notes of all complaints brought forward and investigations conducted.

This posting represents a position with a limited duration lasting until June 2019.



  • Master’s degree in Law, Higher Education, or a related field
  • Two years of experience with handling claims of sexual misconduct; sexual assault or sexual harassment cases; employment law; providing accommodations; human resources; or related
  • Knowledge of Federal and State equal opportunity and non-discrimination laws/regulations (Title IX, Title VII, Title VI, ADA, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and other applicable laws/regulations)
  • Knowledge of complexities surrounding sexual misconduct; sexual assault and sexual harassment cases in a University or college setting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and public relations skills, and professionalism as a collegial team member
  • Strong organizational, time management, and project management skills with emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Motivated individual with ability to efficiently multi task, work under pressure, handle frequent interruptions and meet deadlines
  • Capable of taking initiative, assuming responsibility and handling confidential information with discretion
  • Ability to identify and determine problems, analyze information and implement solutions
  • Ability to analyze, interpret, and implement University policies and procedures
  • Ability to work independently and contribute to a team environment
  • Proficient in: Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word
  • Valid US or Canadian driver’s license


  • Juris Doctorate degree
  • Experience working in higher education

 Additional Information:

  • Valid US or Canadian driver's license
  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply

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