Student Conduct Officer

Washington, DC
Apr 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Description Summary:

The Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities, within the Division of Student Affairs, typically addresses instances of significant or recidivist non-academic student misconduct, which may result in a disciplinary record and sanctions that include, but are not limited to, cancellation of a student's housing license agreement, suspension or expulsion from the university, or other educational sanctions.
The Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities is seeking a Student Conduct Officer to administer duties pertaining to case management of academic and non-academic student misconduct violations from investigation, facilitating hearings/conferences, to sanction adherence. Reporting to the Associate Director, other aspects of this position include the development and administration of traditional and alternative mechanisms to address instances of student misconduct.
Responsibilities include:
• Acts as a case officer in disciplinary proceedings and determines whether or not a student is in violation of university policy. If a student is found in violation, determines appropriate sanctions in accordance with university policy.
• Investigates alleged violations of student misconduct and determines whether disciplinary action is warranted in accordance with university policy.
• Coordinates disciplinary proceedings with faculty, staff, and students. Trains and oversees members of the campus judiciary regarding university policies and the university's disciplinary process.
• Responds to student, parent, and other inquiries.
• Develops and enacts office assessment initiatives associated with the university's disciplinary system. Facilitates programmatic initiatives to the campus community regarding university policies and the university's disciplinary process.
Related duties:
• Serves on committees and boards of the university as required.
• Acts as a liaison to the faculty, staff, students, and the Office of General Counsel related to academic and non-academic misconduct issues, as assigned.
• Maintains professional expertise through attendance at conferences and seminars and through the review of current literature.
• Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

• Masters Degree in Higher Education or related field
• Progressive experience in a higher education setting
• Prior professional experience working in academic and non-academic student misconduct services
• Knowledge of current student development practices in the area of student misconduct
• Knowledge of higher education, Title IX, VAWA, and related compliance laws and issues
• Strong supervision, communication, and organizational skills
• Experience working with diverse populationse populations


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: Division of Student Affairs Family Student Affairs Sub-Family Conduct Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 1 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40+ Work Schedule: Mondy-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, with occasional nights and weekends Position Designation: Non-Essential: Employees who are not required to work unless directed to do so by their supervisor. Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S006266 Job Open Date: 04/13/2017 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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