Utah State University

Student Conduct Coordinator (Program Coordinator I)

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/14/2021 3:26 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-4029
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Exempt
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
100%
College
Student Affairs
Department
Student Conduct & Community Stndrds
Advertised Salary
Minimum $40,000 commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits

Overview

The Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards (SCCS) is responsible for supporting student well-being. SCCS has oversight over the Student Code of Conduct, as well as the CARE Office functions. Regardless of the reason for a student’s interaction with the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards, we will treat all students with fairness, consistency, and respect.  Our mission is to help each student to achieve success in their academic, living, and learning environment. Our office will provide all available resources through Utah State University and other agencies to assist students.  Our office promotes and supports USU’s community standards and academic integrity, and we strive to adjudicate complaints in a fair and consistent manner.

 

We are searching for a Student Conduct Coordinator (Program Coordinator I). The ideal candidate in this role should have a welcoming and professional presence that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and thoughtfulness.  The Coordinator will investigate and adjudicate allegations of student misconduct, including cases involving student organizations, and academic and behavioral misconduct by individuals. The Coordinator is an integral part of the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards, and will independently meet with students and student organizations, consult with complainants, weigh evidence, conduct administrative reviews or disciplinary hearings; determine if the student conduct code was violated; hold students accountable for their actions when appropriate; assess and monitor effective sanctions as appropriate. Connects students to university resources to aid their success through proper referrals. The Coordinator maintains highly confidential student conduct files following current state and federal guidelines. Consults/collaborates with other appropriate university departments and faculty, staff, administrators, and students on all other cases. Assists with the overall management of the Student Conduct system (Maxient).

 

This position will not sponsor U.S. work authorization visas.

Responsibilities

  • Support the administration of the student conduct process by servings as a case manager for cases involving allegations of general, substance use, and academic misconduct;
  • Sanction students appropriately for Academic Misconduct, General Misconduct, and participates in sanction decisions for Sexual Misconduct;
  • Conduct educational conferences with students;
  • Coordinate student disciplinary actions with University offices, such as Residence Life, Academic Affairs, University Office of General Counsel, and/or University Police.
  • Sanctions students that have been referred to by the Office of Equity and conducts educational conferences.
  • Serve as part of the team responsible for responding to inquiries regarding the student conduct program;
  • Coordinate and deliver trainings, workshops, academic integrity presentations and follows-up as appropriate.
  • Serve as a conduct liaison to other unit/department, such as residence life;
  • Participate in unit/department, division, and university programs, initiatives, and/or committees.
  • Performs miscellaneous job duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education plus experience is required.
  • Demonstrated experience with and commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment

Professional Competencies:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interpret and apply policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Ability to analyze problems and make well-reasoned, sound decisions
  • Knowledge of the student development theory and its application to student conduct administration
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to understand and present data
  • Knowledge of federal laws, state laws, and mandates including Title IX of the Higher Education Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, American Disabilities Act, Higher Education Act of America, Jeanne Clery Act, and the Drug-Free Schools Act
  • Ability to work with and maintain high integrity in working with confidential information
  • Awareness of current issues in higher education

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, counseling, or related field
  • One year experience in student conduct administration, including experience with academic misconduct, residence life conduct, and organizational misconduct
  • Direct experience managing a caseload or other experience that demonstrates strong organizational skills and the ability to balance priorities and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Maxient (case management software)

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

3. Contact info for three professional references

4. Be prepared to answer the following question during the application process:

  • Describe your experience and training related to the following questions. The Division of Student Affairs is committed to creating a multicultural organization that actively respects, includes, and engages everyone. What does this mean to you and how, if you were selected as the Student Conduct Coordinator, will you help us meet this goal? Further, how will you encourage and develop a commitment to inclusivity amongst the students with whom you will be working? (750 word maximum)

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Minimum $40,000 commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits

ADA

Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

College/Department Highlights

The Division of Student Affairs supports the University’s academic mission through comprehensive programs and services that promote and advance student learning and success, while fostering an inclusive and vibrant campus community. The Division includes ten departments, Student Health and Wellness Center, Counseling and Psychological Services, Campus Recreation, Student Conduct and Community Standards, Student Involvement and Leadership Center, Inclusion Center, Center for Community Engagement, Residence Life, Fraternity and Sorority Life, and Veterans Resource Center.

 

The Division of Student Affairs is committed to advancing student learning that builds community. The Division of Student Affairs is a learning organization that creates engaging environments to transform student learning; encourages a caring a safe community that increases our students’ abilities to learn and make healthy choices; promotes inclusiveness and supports the success and growth of all students; prepares students to think critically, practice skills, and clarify values – all of which they can use throughout their lifetime; and enriches the student experience. The programs reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs work with divisional staff, student groups, and other members of the university community in the development of curricular and co-curricular opportunities that assure the integration of academic and student life.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

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