Student Conduct Coordinator

Recruiter
Colorado State University
Location
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Salary
38,000-42,000
Posted
26 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Apr 2017
Ref
43377
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Position Summary

This Coordinator will have responsibility for the adjudication of student conduct cases for students residing off campus and within Apartment Life facilities. The position plays a critical role intervening in student misconduct, facilitating a fair process, promoting student development and collaborating with campus and community partners.

Required Job Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in student personnel, higher education, conflict resolution, counseling, social work or related field
  • Two years of full time professional experience (two years of a related graduate assistantship can be substituted for one year of full time professional experience) in student affairs and/or higher education
  • Experience adjudicating student conduct cases in higher education
  • Experience working with students with substance abuse issues and students with mental health concerns
  • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Demonstrated understanding of concepts of multiculturalism, diversity, power/privilege
  • Experience working with diverse populations (e.g. ethnically diverse individuals, students with disabilities, adult learners, international students, and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students)
  • Knowledge and application of theories and research in student development, substance abuse and interpersonal violence
  • Knowledge of legal issues in higher education, including but not limited to Title IX, Clery Act, FERPA
  • Knowledge of alternative dispute resolution practices including restorative justice
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with campus and community constituents
  • Knowledge of and/or experience working with the criminal justice system
  • Highly developed written communication experience such as reports, proposals, professional correspondence, presentation content and materials, etc.
  • Public speaking skills
  • Demonstrated experience planning and implementing educational programs, trainings, and workshops
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively manage complex caseload

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category

Student Conduct, Adjudication and Risk Management

Duty/Responsibility

  • Adjudicate alleged misconduct for students residing off campus and within Apartment Life utilizing student development theory; assign discipline standing when appropriate.
  • Determine and assign effective sanctions that emphasize education, student development and responsible behavior.
  • Counsel and advise students on an individual or group basis regarding behavioral, academic, substance abuse and emotional issues. Initiate referrals when appropriate to proper resource agencies on campus.
  • Understand and implement appropriate basic threat assessment protocols and collaborate with campus and community partners including but not limited to: Support and Safety Assessment, Student Case Management, the Women and Gender Advocacy Center, the CSU Police Department, Fort Collins Police Services, the 8th Judicial District and Fort Collins Municipal Court.
  • Coordinate responses to problematic student behavior at University football games and other special events.
  • Advocate for students’ rights and due process in an educational and supportive environment.
  • Determine and engage in appropriate crisis intervention protocol for off-campus students and Apartment Life residents by collaborating with on and off campus partners to serve students in crisis.
  • Evaluate behavior concerns for University applicants with prior criminal or disciplinary history; screen and clear applicants for admission.
  • Exhibit and execute a working knowledge and understanding of the concepts of student development, federal, state and local laws and ordinances, federal and state legislation and case law related to student conduct in higher education, Title IX, substance abuse and addictions, student rights and responsibilities, due process, University policy and procedure, and navigating campus partner policies, needs, and insights.

Percentage Of Time

50

Job Duty Category

Collaboration

Duty/Responsibility

  • Support the Assistant Director in managing the detoxification facility at all home football games including coordination with the CSU Police Department, CSU Health Network and Department of Athletics.
  • Serve as requested as a representative of the Student Resolution Center on University committees.
  • Serve as a conduct liaison between Apartment Life and the Student Resolution Center on conduct policy, protocol, and processes for both offices.
  • Build and maintain strong and positive relationships with Off-Campus Life, CSU Police Department, Fort Collins Police Services, Larimer County Sherriff’s Office, Fort Collins Municipal Court, District Attorney’s Office of the Eighth Judicial District, Fort Collins Neighborhood Services, Apartment Life, Student Case Management, Women and Gender Advocacy Center, Support and Safety Assessment, Student Legal Services, CSU Health Network, Adult Learner & Veteran Services, International Programs, the Student Affairs in Higher Education graduate program, Student Diversity and Program Services and Fraternity & Sorority Life.
  • Outreach to community by presenting to faculty, parents, students, and community members on the services and programs affiliated with the office.

Percentage Of Time

15

Job Duty Category

Facilitation/Education

Duty/Responsibility

  • Create, facilitate, and manage appropriate educational workshops or referrals to support students’ educational and personal success.
  • Provide oversight and analyze effectiveness of educational programming/workshops offered through the Student Resolution Center.
  • Assist with the development, facilitation, and evaluation of programs on behavior and responsible citizenship and civility to students in off-campus communities and Apartment Life.

Percentage Of Time

20

Job Duty Category

Coordination and Administrative Functions

Duty/Responsibility

  • Manage conduct records though Maxient to effectively track student conduct cases and ongoing trends.
  • Maintain, update and improve SRC website with support from IT.
  • Develop and maintain SRC distance communication technologies to support distance Conflict Resolution and Student Conduct meetings and hearings.
  • Analyze data and create reports as requested of current trends for off-campus and Apartment
  • Life students.
  • Review and update workshop surveys annually.
  • Assist with community outreach by providing presentations to faculty, parents, students, and community members on the services and programs affiliated with the office.
  • Other duties assigned by Director or Associate Director(s).

Percentage Of Time

15

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested applicants should upload a cover letter that addresses how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications.

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on April 9, 2017 for full consideration.

Applicants needing assistance to submit materials may contact Chris Bartholomew at (970) 491-7165 or chris.bartholomew@colostate.edu.

Conditions of Employment

Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Valid Driver’s License Search Contact Chris Bartholomew (970) 491-7165 or chris.bartholomew@colostate.edu

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

References Requested

References Requested

Minimum Requested

3

Maximum Requested

3