Posting Number: 2019454 Posting/Functional Title: Student Development Specialist II - Student Conduct Officer University Pay Plan Title: Student Development Specialist II Location: San Marcos Department: Dean of Students Recruitment Type: Open to All Job Type: Full-Time Monthly Salary: $3,458.00 - $3,583.33 Job Category: Exempt
Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.
To be considered, applicants must demonstrate in their application that they meet ALL required qualifications. *Bachelor's Degree *Experience investigating and/or adjudicating conduct matters in higher education or other public setting with additional consideration given to experience with/in student conduct, public educational setting and/or conduct boards. *Knowledge and understanding of disciplinary due process in Higher Education, the Clery Act (1990), Title IX, Drug Free Schools and Communities Act (1989), FERPA, and Free Speech (and other First Amendment rights) at public institutions of higher ed. *Ability to create/prepare accurate, clear, concise, grammatically correct documents/reports for publication. *Knowledge of/Ability to read and understand, analyze, interpret & apply policies, procedures & statutes. Additional consideration may be given to applicants with experience in the development and implementation/enforcement of policies, procedures and statutes. *Experience working in high stress situations when making decisions, including for example situations involving angry, frustrated, unpredictable or confused individuals; demonstrated ability to diffuse, problem-solve, and respond effectively to stressful/sensitive situations. Additional consideration may be given to applicants with experience in facilitating mediation and conflict resolution. *Demonstrated ability to coordinate and perform a variety of work activities as a productive team member as well as independently following direction given by supervisor. *Ability to work independently making decisions in student conduct cases and prioritizing workload. *Skill and/or experience in conducting public presentations for a variety of stakeholders, including workshops, training sessions. Additional consideration may be given to applicants whose skill/experience is in higher education (presenting to/training students, student organizations, and faculty/staff). *Ability to positively interact and communicate with a variety of stakeholders. *Skill in operating a computer and related software. *Ability to work with a diverse student body as well as faculty & staff. *Skill in performing basic math.
Preferred Qualifications *Master's degree. Additional consideration may be given to applicants with a Master's degree in Student Personnel, Legal Studies, Public Administration, Student Development, Higher Education or related field. *Experience working in a higher education environment. *Experience with or knowledge of student conduct case management software or other student databases. Additional consideration may be given to applicants with proficiency in Maxient. *Knowledge of or experience with student development in higher education. *Experience in graphic design, content management (CM/CMS), *Experience advising/overseeing students and student organizations and/or conducting organizational conduct investigations. Additional consideration may be given to applicants with experience in program and event management, including crisis management and risk reduction, particularly in higher ed. *Experience investigating Sexual Misconduct/Title IX cases in higher education. *Experience with social justice, diversity & inclusion training/programming. *Experience serving traditionally underrepresented groups and identities in higher education. *Experience in assessments, learning outcomes and strategic planning in higher education. *Bi-/multi-lingual, culturally competent. *Experience in addressing alcohol/drug abuse, threats, disruptions/disorderly conduct and other conduct/standards violations.
Job Description The Dean of Students Office strives to set standards of excellence in the delivery of student services and to foster a welcoming environment that is inclusive, safe and conducive to learning. As a member of the Dean of Students Office, the Conduct Officer will support and report to the Assistant Dean of Students to foster a safe learning environment through the management of the university discipline process by adjudicating students who are referred to the Dean of Students Office for alleged Code of Student Conduct violations. The Conduct Officer will have frequent interaction with Department of Housing and Residential Life and University Police Department staff.
Job Duties *Process referrals to Student Justice from faculty, staff and students. *Investigate and adjudicate students for alleged violations of the Code of Student Conduct or university policies. *Advise and refer students to appropriate offices and personnel. *Consult with faculty, staff, and students regarding concerns about student conduct. *Serve as a liaison between Student Justice and other departments as assigned. *Assist with developing and implementing training for the Student Justice Hearing Board and other bodies involved with the review of alleged conduct violations, including academic, organizational and other appeals. *Prepare student conduct statistical reports. *Participate as a representative of the Dean of Students Office as necessary. *Perform additional duties in the Dean of Students Office and assist with special projects as assigned. *Assist in managing technology needs, including conduct case management software (Maxient) and websites. *Assist with the review, design, editing, publication and distribution of the Student Handbook. *Regularly review policies and procedures and suggest updates as necessary. *Assist with Dean of Students marketing efforts, including messaging and design & distribution of marketing items. *Present on Student Justice, the Dean of Students Office, conduct expectations, policies, and services to diverse audiences, including, on campus, the surrounding communities and beyond as necessary.
Additional Information to Applicants You will be required to electronically attach a resume and cover letter to your application Attendance at occasional night and weekend meetings/events may be required. Additional hours may be required during peak periods. This position is an exempt position under current FLSA requirements.
If you are selected for an interview you may be required to bring a transcript and provide two recent letters of recommendation.
Job Open Date: 06/12/2019 Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight): 07/12/2019 Open Until Filled: No Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Normal Work Hours Start: 8:00AM Normal Work Hours End: 5:00PM
Posting Notices YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION.
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Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.
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