Position: Student Conduct Coordinator and Programming Support
Reports to: Director of Housing, Campus and Residence Life
Status: Full-time, Exempt – 11 months
Under the general supervision of the Director of Housing, Campus, and Residence Life, the Student Conduct Coordinator and Programming Support is an 11-month live-in position. The office of Student Success administers the campus’ student conduct process and serves as a resource center for students’ academic and social success while serving NDNU’s community. The Student Conduct Coordinator and Programming Support is responsible for the overall administration of the college’s conduct process, including preventative education programming and facilitation of various aspects of the conduct process. The Student Conduct Coordinator and Programming Support examines evidence when an incident has occurred, interviews all parties in the case and determines if a violation of the Code of Student Conduct has occurred. The Student Conduct Coordinator and Programming Support may assign sanctions. This position provides support to students, staff, and faculty in solving behavioral matters within the college both inside and outside of the classroom; provides guidance to students and suggests appropriate behaviors for successful outcomes in managing conflict.
The Student Conduct Coordinator and Programming Support provides support to the Student Success Programming Coordinator to assist with all academic and social campus programming, which may include, but is not limited to Student Success, Student Leadership Awards program, Orientation, Argo Registration Days, Convocation, and Week of Welcome in fall, spring, and summer. The Student Conduct Coordinator and Programming Support is responsible for creating and maintaining an on campus living environment conducive to student learning and development; must be willing and able to respond to the demands of living on campus and interacting with students in a neutral and non-biased manner.
- Coordinate and process all student conduct referrals
- Supervise the student conduct process, oversee the administration of hearings, conduct disciplinary reviews, and determine sanctions
- Working knowledge of university policies, procedures, systems, federal and state laws, general knowledge of campus organizational structure and academic/administrative decision-making process
- Assess timelines, coordinate various assignments and projects concurrently to meet deadlines
- Compose, proofread, and edit communications using correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation
- Investigate reports generated by all areas responsible, including, but not limited to Resident Advisors (RAs), Professional Staff on Duty, Public Safety, and others Develop and present seminars/workshops for members of the college community regarding the Student Code of Conduct, Academic Integrity, New Student Orientation as well as other workshops deemed necessary
- Maintain and track all disciplinary cases, conduct investigations and ensure that sanctions are properly implemented
- Provide ongoing outreach, training and education for students involved in student conduct matters involving alcoholic beverage and drug violations, which includes providing administrative oversight to all alcohol and drug education classes
- Assist with the development and implementation of student programming, including late night programming
- Participate in the administrator “on call” duty rotation
- Perform other duties and projects as assigned by the Director of Housing, Campus and Residence Life, Chief Student Success Officer, and collaborate closely with the Student Success Programming Coordinator to successfully execute all academic and social campus programming, which may include, but is not limited to Student Success Leadership Awards program, Orientation, Argo Registration Days, and Week of Welcome in fall, spring, and summer
- Train and support Student Success Department staff and corresponding faculty and/or community staff members to hear student conduct cases using restorative justice framework
- Serve as hearing officer for cases assigned by the Chief Student Success Officer and/or the Director of Housing, Campus and Residence Life
- Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in higher education administration, college student personnel, counseling or advising preferred.
- Minimum of 2 years experience with student conduct programs and students affairs
- Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication, interpersonal skills and attention to detail
- A commitment to fairness, equity, and student development
- Demonstrated technical literacy including database management skills
- Ability to perform statistical analysis
- Experience investigating and adjudicating resident student conduct cases; non-academic and academic
- Strong ability to work and interact with staff (departmentally and interdepartmentally), students, administrators, and faculty
- Knowledge of college student development and student leadership theory and models
- Experience working with a diverse and multicultural population
- Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to NDNU’s mission statement and the core values of social justice, global peace, multiculturalism and diversity, community service and institutional excellence
- Ability to foster and promote an integrated team approach
- Ability to maintain equanimity and decorum in face of resistance or hostility
- Proficient in Maxient or other student conduct database management system
- Ability to diplomatically handle difficult or urgent matters in a confident and proficient manner
- Training in mediation practices is a plus for this position
- Have thorough knowledge of applicable laws and regulations regarding student discipline, student records, victim’s rights and the adjudication of sexual harassment and sexual assault cases
- Experience in student activities, programming or large-scale event management
- Employment contingent to a background investigation
To support the goals of this position, this is intended to be a live-on position with participation in the administrative on-call rotation. This position requires the incumbent to live in a campus-provided one-bedroom apartment and an 11 meal plan is provided. An essential qualification is regular and consistent availability on campus to address the needs of our residential population. Additionally, the employee must show willingness to demonstrate personal conduct that provides mature adult leadership and high quality role modeling that is consistent with the Hallmarks of a Notre Dame de Namur Learning Community. Occupancy for any other individual is restricted to a legal spouse of the employee or dependent. No animals except those acceptable in the Policy for Reasonable Accommodations and Assistance Animals in University Housing are permitted.
NDNU is committed to providing an educational environment that supports a diverse student population. In your cover letter, please include information about your experiences in working in a diverse environment, and what qualities you would bring to supporting this commitment to inclusive excellence at NDNU.