Reporting to the Director of Student Conduct & Community Standards, this position is responsible for the various elements of student conduct investigations and related procedures. The Student Conduct Officer oversees investigations related to the standards of academic integrity and responsible conduct allegations for all UNL students. Position provides prompt, equitable, and impartial investigations into allegations regarding violations of the Student Code of Conduct; meeting with students who have allegedly violated the Student Code of Conduct; meeting with witnesses, complainants, and/or victims to gather information and evidence; and determining educational outcomes. Gathers and assesses evidence relevant to the investigation and identifies University policies and/or Student Code of Conduct provisions relevant to a referral. Coordinates education, prevention, and training efforts. Participates in presenting information to Conduct Board Hearings. Responsible for keeping current in the field of student conduct investigations by participating in conferences, workshops, and professional training.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree plus a minimum two years of experience working with student conduct investigations. Excellent judgment with the ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential information. Strong skills in the areas of conflict resolution, problem solving techniques, interviewing and investigation. Demonstrated ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and facilitate resolution of difficult challenges, including the ability to handle issues of complex and extreme sensitivity. Skill in writing concise, logical analytical reports to convey complex issues. Strong and effective interpersonal skills; the ability to listen well and demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for individual needs. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and success in working with diverse constituencies, both domestic and international, to support an inclusive campus environment. Ability to establish and maintain professional and productive working relationships with staff at all levels at the University.
Master's degree in higher education, student affairs or related field as well as law degree preferred. Experience in student conduct or an office of discrimination and harassment is highly preferred. Experience working with college students. Experience with technology tools to manage behavioral records in higher education context such as Maxient. Knowledge of PeopleSoft student information system. Professional experience conducting investigations in a University setting is desirable.
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.