The Residential Student Conduct Administrator manages student conduct programs for the Department of Residence Education and Housing Services. The role collaborates with the Office of Student Support and Accountability (OSSA), Student Life and Engagement (SLE), Office of Civil Rights (OIE), Student Health and Wellness, Michigan State University Department of Police and Public Safety (MSU DPPS), and Office of the General Counsel (OGC) to develop, interpret and implement Michigan State University’s student conduct code, residence hall and apartment contracts, and University policies. This role also collaborates with a team that looks broadly at supporting students as it relates to behavioral concerns or needs at the individual and community level.
Reviews all incident reports and conduct records ensuring that reports meet established guidelines and initiates corrective action as necessary
Maintains conduct database and develops additional resources as necessary or directed
Helps establish goals for the conduct system that meet the needs of the residence hall and neighborhood community environment (examples: bias incidents, conflict resolution)
Assists Assistant Director to compile data and submit regular statistical reports regarding the conduct process
Assists Assistant Director with the preparation of data and the other requirements of mandated reports in compliance with such directives as the Campus Security Act, Clery Act and Alcohol and Drug Free Schools Act
Supervision of Residential Care and Community Expectations graduate team members
Serves as a resource person for students involved in disciplinary procedures
Helps coordinate support for students in crisis, stress, and distress
Assists with implementation, delivery, and tracking of interim measures from REHS, OSSA, and/or OCR
Responds to emergency situations as needed
Meets regularly with student behavior partners including MSU Department of Police and Public Safety, Health and Wellness, Athletics, Office of Student Support and Accountability, and the Office of Civil Rights
Helps revise and implement the proactive and reactive response to issues of bias in the residence halls
Manages payment related to sanctions requiring monetary restitution
Reviews and manages sanctioning options based on student development theory and principles
Trains REHS team members regarding conduct process, emergency situations, crisis management, principles of due process, and compliance
Maintains confidential student conduct records in accordance to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Michigan State University Record Management Services Office
Manages archive and purge processes of residential conduct records in compliance with university standards
Serves on various department and university committees/teams as assigned
Performs other duties as assigned
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing one or two years of post-bachelor degree work, such as a Masters in Student Personnel Administration, College and University Administration, Social Science, Communication, or related field; five to eight years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in student affairs programs and services, research design and administration, computer technology, training and development programs; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Basic knowledge of ethical and legal parameters in higher education, especially as they pertain to conduct and students. At least 5-7 years of responsibility or expansive work experience in administration, housing/residence life, program management, and training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to infuse creative, compassionate, culturally competent approaches to problem solving. Excellent administrative and organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, capacity to influence all levels within an organization. Basic computer skills. Strong writing, verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Experience working directly with people from a diverse racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, LGBTQIA+, and gender backgrounds. Ability to flex communication style to multiple cultural environments and multiple social identities. An understanding of the concepts of institutional and structural racism and bias and their impact on underserved and underrepresented communities. Ability to collaborate effectively with diverse parties within and beyond the institution. General knowledge of general office conditions. A thorough knowledge of community building in a diverse environment, student conduct (including processes, ethical issues, professional standards, and legal parameters), and conflict resolution/alternative dispute resolution. Also, demonstrated skills of leadership, communication, a well-developed sense of responsibility, sensitivity to individual differences, an understanding of how to promote student learning and academic success, and an enthusiastic interest in working with students. Prior work with conduct software is desired as is a strong understanding of Microsoft Office software. Ability to work in an environment that occasionally requires variable hours and weekend activities.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
All positions in SLE are designated as critical status. In the event of a university closure, modification, or suspension of operations due to snow or other emergency condition, persons in this position are expected to make all reasonable attempts to report to work as scheduled for the duration of the closure/suspension. If a person has an approved remote work agreement to work a portion of their normally scheduled work hours remotely, they may be called upon to work on-site to serve the MSU community.
Bidding eligibility ends May 23, 2023 at 11:55 P.M.
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