Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University of Pennsylvania’s Office of Student Conduct invites applications for the position of Student Conduct Coordinator (SUA 2).
West Chester University, a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, is a public, comprehensive institution committed to offering high-quality undergraduate education, selected post-baccalaureate and graduate programs, and a variety of educational and cultural resources for its students, alumni, and citizens of southeastern Pennsylvania. We are a community of educators dedicated to developing graduates who succeed personally and professionally and contribute to the common good.
WCU serves approximately 17,000 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, 23% identify as Hispanic/Latino, Black, Asian, and Native American Indian nations, and 24% are Pell grant eligible. With approximately 30% designated as the first in their family to complete a bachelor's degree, WCU is among the first to earn "First Forward Designation" by NASPA and The Suder Foundation.
WCU proudly offers a positive and purposeful work environment; comprehensive employee benefits including health, vision, and dental insurance along with many wellness programs; generous retirement plans;a commitment to work-life balance including generous paid vacation, paid sick time, military leave and paid time off for most major holidays; and a University mission to support employee personal and professional growth including a tuition waiver for self and family members, training and development, and advancement opportunities.
The Office of Student Conduct contributes to maintaining a socially responsible community and serves students, faculty, staff, parents, and the University's community constituents to address student conduct issues.
Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Students in the Office of Student Conduct, the Student Conduct Coordinator serves as a mid-level hearing officer and supports the programming, training, and assessment activities. Many of these student support responsibilities are on campus with an opportunity for limited remote work.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate experience interpreting policy, creating educational learning outcomes, advising, marketing, and a commitment to student success.
Serve as a University Hearing Officer with a focus on lower to mid-level cases including repeat violations, alcohol and drug involved, and negative community impact
Manage cases distributed from the beginning to completion including documenting the detailed outcome of findings and rationale for sanctioning
Provide accurate, consistent, and detailed process information
Maintain accurate records of status of cases
Engage in continual education on best practices in student conduct
Coordinate prevention initiatives to address frequent conduct violations
Coordinate marketing activities using social norming and other data to impact student expectations
Assist with the compliance and communication for outstanding sanctions and sanction condition
Assist with University Hearing support
Assist with the recruitment, training and vetting of University Hearing Board members and Policy and Process Advisors
Coordinate assessment activities for programs offered including the compilation of annual statistics, and evidence of student learning outcomes for the conduct process and training initiatives
Assist with annual revision and distribution of the Student Code of Conduct
Other duties as assigned
Master's degree (or degree completion by June 2023) in higher education, college student affairs, or related area
Higher education work experience
One year of experience supporting college students in an academic setting (Graduate experience accepted)
Experience addressing policy violations for college students.
Program planning experience
Student supervision or advising experience
Experience addressing issues of alcohol and other drug misuse and/or abuse
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until April 2, 2023.
Applicants must successfully complete the interview process to be considered as a finalist.
Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU’s educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence. West Chester University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment background checks.
West Chester University (WCU) of Pennsylvania is among the top regional comprehensive public universities in the nation, serving more than 17,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels with a national reputation for excellence, value, and student success. Founded in 1871 as an institute for teacher preparation, West Chester offers more than 118 undergraduate and 103 graduate programs in more than 50 fields of study. In addition to the main campus in West Chester, the University offers programs through its graduate center, the Philadelphia campus, and online. Five colleges and two schools comprise the University: Colleges of Arts and Humanities, Business and Public Management, Education and Social Work, Health Sciences, and the Sciences and Mathematics, as well as the School of Music, and the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies. Located in Chester County (25 miles from downtown Philadelphia) the area combines the best of enjoyable daily living with easy access to the full spectrum of country and city attractions. We are a community of educators dedicated to developing graduates who succeed personally and professionally and contribute to the common good.