Investigations Consultant

College Scarborough Centennial College of Applied Arts and Technology
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Organization Overview Diversity, equity and inclusion are fundamental to our mission to educate students. We are committed to education that places strong emphasis on global citizenship, social justice and equity. We live this value through the strength and richness that diversity brings to our workforce and welcome contributors from equity groups including: Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, Lesbian Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer persons.
Title Investigations Consultant
Competition Number 18-A-30
Campus/Site Ashtonbee Campus; with travel to other campus locations
Position Summary
Life Safety and Security, Human Resources
Centennial College’s Life Safety and Security team is immediately looking for an experienced Investigations Consultant with a strong understanding of the investigative processes within a diverse, student centred working and learning environment. Reporting to the Manager, Life Safety & Security, the Consultant will be accountable for the overall management and guidance of sensitive or specialized security investigations involving employees and students within a dedicated campus portfolio on a 24-hour basis. The incumbent will coordinate and liaise with key individuals including staff, witnesses, external agencies and law enforcement when necessary. The Consultant will review incident reports and assign for further follow up as required. The incumbent will also prepare investigative reports and present recommendations in support of the college’s labour relations or student conduct policies as well as provincial court proceedings. In addition, the Consultant may be involved in conducting various educational workshops and training around security service policies including: Rape Aggression Defence (RAD) training, orientation, sexual violence etc.
  • Responsible for overall management, oversight and conducting of harassment and discrimination, Violence and Security related investigations involving employees and students
  • Conduct complex criminal and non-criminal investigations, sensitive investigations (i.e. surveillance, collection of information, victim assistance, securing of evidence, liaison with investigative bodies, suspect and witness interviews etc.) and provides comprehensive reports, recommendations and cases including preparation and appearances to support student conduct, internal hearings, provincial courts, labour hearings, arbitrations, etc.
  • Supervise, check and assign work for further follow up on investigations/incidents.
  • Coordinate and maintain the Harassment, Discrimination and Violence Prevention Policy and Procedures; researching current trends and best practices as well as developing additional tools, supports and initiatives aimed at building organizational capacity to address and respond effectively to violence and harassment.
  • Lead the annual Campus Risk Assessment process including implementation of risk mitigation and reduction strategies that arise from the assessment.
  • Provide advice and guidance to Security Services and other college departments regarding security related policy and procedure adherence.
  • Participate in the development and delivery of training programs to implement the life safety and security policies and standard operating procedures.
  • Prepare reports, statements and legal documentation as required.
  • Maintain personnel training records as required
  • Two (2) year diploma in Law and Security Administration, Security Management or Police Sciences or the equivalent combination of relevant education and practical experience
  • Thorough knowledge of investigative techniques, including threat assessment, workplace violence, mediation and alternate dispute resolution methods
  • Minimum seven (7) years of related progressive experience conducting complex investigations related to harassment, discrimination, violence, sexual violence and criminal code violations
  • Violence Threat Risk Assessment training and/or accreditation required (training can be provided on-the-job if necessary)
  • Experience analyzing and documenting (i.e. report writing) conclusions based on a balance of probabilities
  • Knowledge and basic understanding of Dispute Resolution and Crisis Intervention techniques
  • Advanced investigation training from an accredited post-secondary or corporate security training program
  • Experience developing and delivering interactive security and crime prevention related training to individuals and groups
  • Knowledge and application of the Ontario Human Rights Code
  • Competency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Familiar with electronic security applications such as CCTV, Access Control, Intrusion Detection, etc. preferred
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
Classification Permanent - Administration
Additional Information as Applicable 9:00am to 5:00pm - Monday to Friday, flexible to work on-call for emergency sitations, serious incident responses, and/or training
Posting Date 9/10/2018
Closing Date 10/5/2018
Application Info
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"Proof of credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post-secondary institutions and/or their foreign equivalents will be required at the time of job offer."
When applying, your cover letter and résumé must include examples that reflect all of the requested skills and qualifications and must be submitted online by October 5, 2018 at 4:30 PM. Please quote Competition 18-A-30. Misrepresentation of applicant information will be grounds for your exclusion from the competition or for dismissal should you subsequently be hired for the position. We regret we cannot accept phone calls. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities regarding all employment activities, including access to jobs and accommodations during employment as required, in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC).
Salary Range $65,250 - $81,564 (Pay band 9)
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