Human Resources Investigator #441979

Lamar University
September 25, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
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Human Resources Investigator #441979

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Position Information

Posting Number 20112636

Position Title Human Resources Investigator #441979 FTE 1.00 Position Type Staff Department Human Resources Dept

Position Summary Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

About This Role: This role is responsible for investigating and managing complex and sensitive HR related cases including unlawful discrimination and harassment, university policy violations. They will work collaboratively to deliver efficient and systematic resolution to investigations. Also, serve as the in- house expert on investigation procedure and documentation. They will work as part of a team to develop and deliver trainings resulting in the prompt, impartial, and thorough investigation of allegations.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Investigations are completed within timeline expectations
  • Completes intake and assessment of incoming complaints of discrimination, harassment, and misconduct based on protected identity, including complaints of sexual misconduct.
  • Collects and analyzes witness statements and documentary evidence and makes credibility determinations.
  • Prepares thoughtful and thorough investigative reports and recommendations for corrective action.
  • Manages data and tracking of all complaints.
  • Establishes timely communication with all parties.
  • Recommends action to the HR Leader/General Counsel and/or Executive Leadership.
  • Develops written materials (e.g., compliance reports, forms, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities.
  • Knows and understands all applicable legal and policy requirements pertaining to conducting investigations.
  • Develops and works collaboratively with campus and community partners to offer training and educational programming.
  • Supports HR leadership with special projects and/or assignments.
  • Performs all other essential duties as assigned.
  • Who We Are:

    Lamar University is a diverse and accessible global university for life-long learners with a passion for broad-based community engagement. As a vital contributor to the socioeconomic wellbeing and resilience of the Gulf Coast region, our expertise is recognized locally and beyond. Lamar University is home to more than 17,000 students and is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas. With more than 100 degree options and a community that cares, Lamar students are always proud to be Cardinals.

    Lamar University is committed to fostering a culture of diversity where students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds can learn, work, and serve.

    Benefits – Job Perks:

    At Lamar University one of the ways we show value to our team members is by offering the following perks:

    Our Comprehensive Benefits Package

  • Health, dental & vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • State of Texas Retirement plans
  • Tuition covered at 100% for employees, spouses and/or eligible dependent.
  • Paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.
  • Minimum Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Compliance, HR Compliance and /or HR Leadership – with previous experience in investigations
  • Physical Requirements: Will be responsible for performing various administrative and clerical tasks to support the smooth operation of the department. Should be able to sit for extended periods, use a computer accurately and efficiently, read documents on a computer screen, communicate effectively with colleagues and clients, move around the office as needed, manipulate small objects, and lift light office supplies when necessary.

    EEO Statement

    Lamar University is An Equal Opportunity Employer

    Veteran's Preference Statement

    Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.

    Preferred Qualifications Security Sensitive Statement

    This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

    Salary Commensurate Work Hours

    Application Information

    Posting Date 08/23/2023

    Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions

    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you claiming Veteran's Preference in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003? PLEASE READ IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS: To be considered for Veteran's Preference, applicants must complete and email to [email protected] a Standard Form 15 located at https: // www. to include the required documents per the instructions on the form. Emails MUST also include position titles and posting numbers for each and every position applied for. APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO EMAIL ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS BEFORE A POSTING CLOSES WILL NOT BE AWARDED VETERAN'S PREFERENCE.
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a Bachelor's Degree?
  • No
  • Yes
  • How many years of Human Resources experience do you have?
  • none
  • 1-2
  • 3-4
  • 5-6
  • 7 or more
  • Please describe your experience working in a compliance/Human Resources Leadership environment.
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Transcript 1
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