Reporting to the Director of Community Standards and Conduct, the Conduct Specialist provides support to the overall advancement of the student conduct administration. This position will serve as a conduct administrator that will investigate, adjudicate and resolve misconduct and academic dishonesty cases. The Conduct Specialist will also be a member of the Behavior Assessment and Intervention Team (BAIT) and meet with students and make campus referrals; facilitate educational workshops, training and outreach sessions for faculty, staff, students and the Discipline Committee; help develop office marketing and branding; assist with keeping the Student Code of Conduct up to date; and maintain confidentiality as required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Support the overall advancement of the department’s mission and programs.
Serve as a University conduct administrator, investigating, adjudicating, and resolving reports of moderate to serious alleged misconduct and academic dishonesty; adhering to code of conduct best practices as well as federal laws, including FERPA
Member of the Behavior Assessment and Intervention Team (BAIT) – will respond to BAIT reports, meet with students reported to BAIT, and make appropriate campus referrals
Coordinate the management of cases and incident referrals using the database Maxient
Develop, schedule, and facilitate educationally-based, formative workshops or other conduct outcomes
Responsible for working with Student Affairs Media department to develop office marketing and branding
Assist in the development and delivery of training or other outreach sessions for residence life staff, conduct officers, hearing panel members, or others
Serve as a resource to the Discipline Committee
Monitor completion of conduct processes, including tracking assigned outcomes, conduct officer documentation and follow-up with students and conduct officers
Assists with the regular revision and publication of the Student Code of Conduct
Assist in the development of educationally-based conduct outcomes and programs that support the holistic development of students
Work collaboratively with professionals and colleagues in other campus areas.
Cultivate relationships by serving on committees and actively participating in office/division-wide, and University-wide meetings as required and assigned.
Assume additional duties and responsibilities that may be assigned.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in college student personnel, student affairs, higher education administration, or related field and 1 year of experience working in student affairs, preferably in student conduct and/or residence life.
DESIREDEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Master’s degree in related field
Knowledge, skills and experience working with college students in the college or university environment
Experience Maxient software system
Experience developing and facilitating training sessions and workshops
Experience as a University conduct officer
1+ years’ experience working in university student affairs, preferably in student conduct and/or residence life
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