Title: Coordinator, Student Rights & Responsibilities
Employee Classification: Professional F/T 52 Wks Unit
Department: Student Conduct / Title IX
Salary Range: 54,477
Who we are:
We are not-for-profit: St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.
We are a respected employer: For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.
We make an impact in the community: Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.
We value Diversity, equity & inclusion: STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.
What you get:
Benefits package [for full-time employees]: STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.
Opportunity to grow: Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.
Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents. Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.
Work/life balance: Full-time STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.
Commitment to wellness: STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.
The basics of this position:
Oversee the student conduct process. This oversight includes coordinating disciplinary and administrative functions of due process in a manner that ensures student development, consistent and fair application of college policies and respectful treatment of all participants. The coordinator has responsibility for assisting the Director for Community Standards/Title IX Coordinator in coordinating and implementing the college’s compliance efforts regarding discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Including monitoring, investigating, managing grievance processes, including formal and informal resolution, managing institutional records/management databases, developing and coordinating education and prevention training and programming activities. Serve as Deputy Title IX Coordinator and Investigator.
What you'll do:
Conduct Officer – oversee day to day operations of student conduct process. Answer questions and provide guidance regarding all areas of student accountability (including conduct and classroom conduct of concern).
Hear, investigate, and rule upon complaints of violation of the student code of conduct and impose sanctions as necessary.
Meet with members of the college community who want to file complaints of alleged misconduct and/or violations of the student code of conduct or who are charged with violations of the code.
Serve as a member of campus Care Teams – responsible for advising teams and, when appropriate, advising on student conduct related matters.
Assist with the oversight of database management system and provide support to college partners who utilize database for student related purposes.
Assist with designing programs and publications to educate students, faculty, and staff about student conduct process and other policies pertaining to students’ rights and responsibilities including non-discrimination mandates such as Title IX, ADA/504, and more.
Advise faculty, staff, and students of their rights under federal law and college policy regarding nondiscrimination and harassment (e.g., Title II, Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, ADA, ADEA, etc.).
Conduct timely and thorough investigations of student involved complaints of sexual assault, discrimination, harassment, bias; prepare written investigative reports for review by the Title IX Coordinator, General Counsel, or other oversight entities; ensures complaints are logged, processed, and investigated in accordance with College policy and procedures.
Serve as Deputy Title IX Coordinator as needed.
Assist in the development and implementation of ongoing district-wide assessments to gauge the college community’s overall understanding of student conduct as well as harassment and discrimination; to identify trends and barriers that are counterproductive to a respectful, discrimination and harassment-free environment; and to customize training programs to eliminate the conduct and its effects on the well-being of the campus community.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge and information regarding relevant law, regulations, and regulatory guidance, as well as best practices.
Assist with the development of informal resolution processes through utilization of alternative dispute resolution tools including restorative justice and mediation.
Assist with compiling Clery data and other information for the college Annual Security Report.
Make decisions regarding student issues/concerns, referrals, and sanctions for conduct violations, while adhering to precedent, best practices, professional judgment, and state and federal regulations.
Fulfills other duties as assigned.
Education, experience, and other requirements:
A Master’s degree in higher education administration, social work, counseling, or other relevant fields.
Two years’ professional work experience in conducting investigations or in risk management, human resources, and/or student life experience in a higher education setting.
Experience in higher education setting working with and training faculty, staff, and students is highly desirable.
Demonstrated experience with adjudication of student conduct process.
STLCC has provided opportunity for all. As the largest higher educational institution in the region, STLCC has served more than 1.2 million students. Over 50% of households in the St. Louis area are represented in our former and current student body. Since 1962, St. Louis Community College has held fast to the fundamental belief that education has the power to lift us up — as individuals, as communities and as a city.Today, STLCC consistently ranks among the top associate degree-awarding institutions in the United States. As we launch students into new and better careers, four-year degrees and richer lives, we strengthen St. Louis one student at a time. The College employs 1,400+ full-time faculty and staff and 2,300+ part-time faculty and staff