The Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards (SCCS) is responsible for addressing student academic and nonacademic misconduct for the University of Wisconsin–River Falls, in accordance with Chapters UWS 14, 17, and 18. SCCS upholds this responsibility in a manner that is consistent with the educational philosophy of the institution and helps students to recognize, understand, and fulfill their academic and social responsibilities to themselves, the university, and the larger community. SCCS's role in addressing student responsibility is separate from and independent of any civil or criminal action resulting from a student's conduct.
The Student Conduct Coordinator serves as the student conduct case manager and investigator by coordinating and participating in the investigation, adjudication, and processing of conduct cases. The position also serves as case manager for UWRF's Behavioral Intervention Team. The Student Conduct Coordinator works on a wide arrange of matters, including nonacademic misconduct, sexual misconduct, and academic misconduct matters. With this array of responsibilities, the Student Conduct Coordinator regularly interacts with other University employees and departments and meets and communicates with students daily. The Student Conduct Coordinator supports and advises students, faculty, and staff through the conduct process in a manner that is unbiased, restorative, educational, and respectful of students' constitutional rights. The position is supervised by the Manager of SCCS, who assigns cases and manages workflow within the office.
SCCS is committed to fully embodying UWRF's values, including integrity, student centeredness, and inclusivity
The salary for this position is $50,000 to $53,000 annually, depending upon qualifications.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in student development, college student personnel, higher education administration, counseling, or a related field
Minimum of one (1) year professional experience in higher education in the context of student affairs or related field (Master's degree with related internship or student advocacy or conduct experience may substitute)
Excellent listening, professional verbal and written communication skills, and ability to explain complex information in an understandable fashion to a variety of people with various levels of knowledge, including students, faculty, staff, administrators, law enforcement, community members, and legal personnel
Demonstrated ability to exercise professional judgment and sound decision-making skills
Ability to maintain detailed, accurate, and timely administrative records for each case
Ability to conduct fair, impartial, unbiased investigations in a range of matters, including complex conduct cases and sexual misconduct matters
Awareness of and sensitivity to diverse student populations and ability to contribute to the University's commitment to enhancing student awareness and appreciation of diversity and inclusiveness
Master's degree from an accredited college or university in student development, college student personnel, higher education administration, counseling, or a related field
Professional experience relating to campus conduct
Experience with Title IX processes and best practices for sexual misconduct investigations
Experience working with students in crisis
Experience with restorative justice practices
Technological experience working with Maxient
Knowledge of and ability to apply student development theory, substance abuse and addiction, victim's needs, due process, and other legal issues in higher education
Knowledge of applicable regulations and policies (UWS Chapter 14, 17, and 18; Board of Regents and UW System Policies; Title IX, Wis. Stat. 36.11, Clery, FERPA)
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Applicants are required to provide:
Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (cover letter)
Names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three references who can specifically comment upon your experience and professional preparation (references)
Inquiries should be addressed to: Jennifer Larimore
Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by Sunday, October 3, 2021.
UW-River Falls does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 715-425-4941.