Job Openings Human Resources Investigation Specialists (Towson)

About the job Human Resources Investigation Specialists (Towson)

The Human Resources Investigation Specialists needed for our education client in Towson. The Human Resources Investigation Specialists will investigate complaints of alleged employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation in compliance with EEO laws and related policies and rules, as well as employee incidents of misconduct, child abuse, bullying, and criminal activity. One year contract positions with possible extension or contract to hire consideration. The non-negotiable pay rate is $30.00 per hour.

Essential Duties:

  • Prepares and presents reports, findings, and determinations.
  • Coordinates background investigations of applicants for employment.
  • Analyzes background records of employees, candidates for employment, service providers, volunteers, and others.
  • Assists in administering the Office of Investigations and Records Management (OIRM) and the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).
  • Conducts investigations of allegations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation related to compliance with EEO laws, including Title VII, ADA, FMLA, FLSA, and State Government Article Title 20, Annotated Code of Maryland and other related laws and regulations and policies and rules.
  • Conducts investigations of allegations of employee misconduct and workplace bullying related to compliance with Board of Education Policies and Superintendent's Rules.
  • Prepares questions for and conducts thorough interviews of parties, witnesses and other involved individuals in compliance with policies and procedures and any applicable collective bargaining agreements to determine the facts of the case.
  • Obtains affidavits as appropriate.
  • Conducts unbiased reviews of complaint files, correspondences, and other documents to determine facts of the case.
  • Conducts professional analysis of facts gathered during the course of investigations to determine whether there has been a violation of Board of Education Policies, Superintendent's Rules, and relevant laws and regulations.
  • Drafts investigative reports, summarizing relevant facts and analyzing relevant policies, rules and laws and regulations.
  • Prepares statements of position for external agency submission.
  • Prepares and presents reports of findings and determinations.
  • Testifies in criminal trials and administrative hearings.
  • Coordinates background checks of current, potential, and contractual employees.
  • Identifies potentially disqualifying information, falsification, and material omissions on applications for employment. Interviews applicants who disclose potentially disqualifying information and determines their suitability for employment.
  • Analyzes and develops procedures and practices related to background checks and investigations.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Management or related field is required.
  • Must have at least six years of progressively responsible experience in human resources EEO investigations.
  • Must have knowledge of employment discrimination laws and regulations including but not limited to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and State Government Article Title 20, Annotated Code of Maryland, as well as Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Knowledge of EEO-related laws, codes, regulations, and standards.
  • Must have a valid Driver's License along with a good driving record and own vehicle.
  • Must be able to work from 8:00 am-4:30 pm Monday through Friday with a 30 minute non paid lunch.
  • Must be able to pass a FBI background check and drug test.