Investigator - Investigation Specialist

Bloomington, Minnesota
Annually from $54,914 to $80,910
Mar 01, 2019
Mar 22, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time

Normandale Community College is currently accepting applications for Investigator-Investigation Specialist position. 


This position is responsible for investigating complaints including Title IX complaints, employee misconduct complaints, and allegations of violation of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees policies related to harassment, discrimination, sexual violence, and respectful work place.  The incumbent may also be assigned to investigate student conduct issues.  The investigator will serve the investigative needs of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities upon the request of a responsible campus authority.  The investigator may investigate student or employee complaint allegations along with critical incidents where no formal complaint was received. 


To be qualified for this position, you must meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. Ensure that your resume contains descriptions of your work experiences sufficient for comparison against the requirements stated below.


Minimum Qualifications: (required to have to enter job)

  • Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, communications, counseling, or related field
  • Experience conducting complex investigations into allegations of discrimination, harassment, sexual violence, misconduct, or acts of crime
  • Knowledge of due process sufficient to ensure the essential fairness of an investigation and protect individual rights
  • Knowledge of Title IX and the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
  • Demonstrated skill in organizing and formulating an investigative work plan, defining the investigative scope, and determining the priorities and strategies for an investigation
  • Demonstrated skill in investigative interviewing techniques sufficient to effectively and ethically collect evidence from witnesses, complainants, respondents, victims, and third party sources
  • Demonstrated skill in verbal and written communication and presentation sufficient to create and present clear, well-organized, accurate, and grammatically correct reports to decision makers and to competently testify in legal proceedings
  • Ability to review, digest, evaluate and synthesize large volumes of documents and other investigative data from complex cases
  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work assignments to assure investigations are thoroughly completed in a timely manner
  • Ability to remain professional and maintain control during stressful encounters or situations

Preferred Qualifications: (desired but not required to have to enter job)

  • Master’s degree in criminal justice, communications, law, psychology, or related fields
  • Experience in the application of: Public Employment Labor relations act and labor arbitrations under its auspices [PELRA], Civil Rights Act of 1991 [Title VII and title IX]; State of Minnesota Human Rights Statute, Section 363; ADA and/or 504 Rehabilitation Act; Family educational Rights and Privacy Act [FERPA], and State of Minnesota Government Data Practices Act
  • Experience as a Title IX deputy or coordinator

How to Apply

Please apply online via this  link specific job posting. You can also search for this job on the State of Minnesota careers website at  Refer to Job Code 30762. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.

If you are a current State of Minnesota employee, please log into Self Service, click on the Careers section and search for the Job Code 30762.


If you have questions about the position, Please contact Human Resources at or 952.358.8269.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.


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