Utah State University

Student Conduct Coordinator

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/18/2023 4:37 PM)
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Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
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Student Affairs
Student Conduct & Community Stndrds
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible


The Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards is seeking applicants for a Student Conduct Coordinator position. The incumbent will serve as the primary coordinator for Residence Life misconduct that is also a Student Code of Conduct violation. The Coordinator will provide support to students and staff for behavior conflict resolution with the goal of ensuring a safe and respectful campus living environment. The Coordinator will focus on student accountability, education, student development, and community safety and well-being.


Secondarily, the Coordinator will assist, investigate, and adjudicate allegations of student misconduct; this includes cases involving student organizations, serious violations of Residence Life policies, and academic and behavioral misconduct by individuals.


The Coordinator is an integral part of the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards, and 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 maintains highly confidential student conduct files following current state and federal guidelines.


These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  • Administers conduct management, training and education for campus residential students and staff, and serves as the liaison between OSCCS and Residence Life.
  • Provides direction and support for campus residential staff regarding alleged Conduct violations. 

  • Determines if the Student Code of Conduct was violated by investigating allegations, meeting with involved parties, collecting relevant information, and weighing evidence regarding alleged Student Code violations.
  • Holds students accountable for their actions when appropriate and assesses and monitors effective sanctions as appropriate.
  • Conducts educational conferences with students, using the principles of restorative justice.
  • Connects students to university resources to aid their success through proper referrals.
  • Consults/collaborates with other appropriate university departments and faculty, staff, administrators, and students on all other cases.
  • Conducts administrative reviews or disciplinary hearings as needed.
  • Assists with the overall management of the Student Conduct system (Maxient).
  • Support the administration of the student conduct process by serving as a case manager for cases involving allegations of general, substance use, and academic misconduct
  • Sanctions students appropriately for Academic Misconduct, General Misconduct, and participates in sanction decisions for Sexual Misconduct.
  • Coordinates student educational and disciplinary actions with university offices, such as Residence Life, Academic Affairs, University Office of General Counsel, and/or University Police
  • Serves as part of the team responsible for responding to inquiries regarding the student conduct program
  • As needed, coordinates and delivers training, workshops, academic integrity presentations and follows-up as appropriate.
  • Participate in unit/department, division, and university programs, initiatives, and/or committees.
  • Performs miscellaneous job duties as assigned.


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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, counseling, or related field
  • One year experience in student conduct administration, preferably in residence life conduct
  • 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)

Professional Competencies:

  1. Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  2. Ability to interpret and apply policies, procedures, and regulations
  3. Ability to analyze problems and make well-reasoned, sound decisions
  4. Knowledge of the student development theory and its application to student conduct administration
  5. Ability to compile data, understand it, and present i
  6. 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
  7. Ability to work with and maintain high integrity in working with confidential information
  8. Awareness of current issues in higher education

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume 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 

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

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


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 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.

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant and space-grant university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion. USU serves approximately 27,500 students throughout the state at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for over 25 years, and USU Extension provides outreach and service to all counties in Utah.  


As a land-grant university, USU engages communities and empowers people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. As an R1 research institution, USU provides a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price. Washington Monthly has consistently ranked USU in the top 10 among public universities for contribution to social mobility, research, and public service.  


Utah State is committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community where different perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Learn more about USU. 


The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 


About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 


*updated 7/2023

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 Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

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


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