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Director, Office of Civil Rights and Investigations
The director of the Office of Civil Rights and Investigations undertakes necessary investigations and prepares recommendations and written reports. Erin is responsible for Title IX compliance in matters involving faculty, staff and students, including training, education and investigation of complaints. She also works with the Associate Dean of Students to coordinate investigations where the person accused of sexual misconduct is a student.
Deputy Director, Civil Rights and Investigations
The deputy director for the Office of Civil Rights and Investigations reviews, investigates, and oversees all civil rights complaints and complaints of discrimination in the workplace and within the University community in accordance with University policy and procedures. Lindsay supervises and directs the work of the civil rights investigators in the course of investigations involving students and employees, ensuring efficient and timely response to complaints and ensures that support and notification protocols are implemented, including identifying and reporting Clery related concerns in compliance with Clery protocol. Lindsay also serves as the Title IX Coordinator in the absence of the Director.
Civil Rights Investigators
The investigators provide administrative, educational, intellectual and compliance leadership to the Office of Civil Rights efforts around investigating alleged violations of the Student Code of Conduct and University policies. The investigators also conduct investigations as part of the Title IX investigation team. Additionally, they assist with educational outreach efforts for students, faculty, and staff across the University of Idaho
This position assists with Title IX compliance when any party involved is a student with Housing and Residence Life (HRL). The role includes assisting with training, education, investigation of complaints and adjudication. This position also handles emergencies and assists to coordinate interim measures of safety as needed.
The incumbent provides information to the Title IX coordinator of new allegations and the status of investigations, and acts as a liaison to assist with providing students in HRL with support and resources.
The associate dean for students and administration in the College of Law acts as a liaison between student leaders and organizations and the faculty and administration. The associate dean serves as an ombuds of first resort for student questions and concerns, including concerns about faculty performance. The associate dean also handles student emergencies (medical or personal), deals with examination issues other than exam reschedules, coordinates accommodations for students with disabilities, takes care of student requests to take courses outside the college, and advises students on course and career planning. The associate dean oversees the Offices of Academic Success, Admissions and Career Development and addresses student concerns about these offices. As administrator for the Menard Law Building, the associate dean also handles concerns about the law building, its facilities and its equipment.
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This position is responsible for Title IX compliance when the alleged perpetrator is a student. The role includes training, education, and investigation of complaints; complete reporting and record keeping.
The incumbent provides information to the Title IX Coordinator of new allegations and the status of investigations, and acts as the lead for educational outreach and process training to students on Title IX issues and to faculty and staff on sexual misconduct including assault in particular.
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This position is responsible for Title IX compliance in matters involving student-athletes, coaches and athletic administrators and staff, including training and education, and immediately reports any allegations of policy violation where a student is the alleged perpetrator to the associate dean of students, who begins the investigation process and care and concern for the complainant.
When the alleged perpetrator is faculty or staff, the immediate reporting is to the Title IX coordinator, who begins the investigation process and care and concern for the complainant. The Athletics deputy coordinator is also the lead for educational outreach and process training for Athletics Title IX training, notifying and collaborating with the Title IX Coordinator in advance.
The incumbent serves as the lead for Athletics in Title IX and NCAA Gender Equity compliance, monitors gender culture and climate within Athletics, and facilitates the gender equity committee. In all instances where the student is a complainant/affected party, referral to the associate dean of students is made for the care and concern process.