Senior coordinator for Student Conduct
senior coordinator for Student Conduct
University Classification: Student Affairs Specialist III
University of Georgia
The University of Georgia is a comprehensive land and sea grant institution composed of 17 schools and colleges, including agriculture, the arts and humanities, business, education, engineering, journalism and mass communication, law, and veterinary medicine. UGA is also home to the Georgia Regents University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership. The university’s picturesque 759 acres in Athens, Georgia, is home to nearly 35,000 students. UGA’s website is: http://uga.edu/
Divisional and Departmental Overview
The Division of Student Affairs comprises 18 campus departments that enhance the learning environment for students at the University of Georgia by stimulating the learning process, integrating the in-class and out-of-class experiences, promoting an environment conducive to growth and discovery and facilitating intellectual, spiritual, social, occupational, physical, cultural and emotional development. For more information, see http://studentaffairs.uga.edu
As a unit within the Division of Student Affairs, the mission of the Office of Student Conduct is to enhance the learning environment of the University of Georgia community by 1) educating University of Georgia students and student organizations about their rights, responsibilities and expectations as members of a community; 2) providing a fair and educational process for students and student organizations through which alleged violations of the University Code of Conduct are resolved; 3) creating opportunities for student learning and development; and 4) offering outreach services to educate faculty, staff, and other community partners about the role of the office and the Code of Conduct. For more information, see http://conduct.uga.edu
The Senior Coordinator for Student Conduct assists with the management of the University’s student conduct process and handles cases of alleged conduct regulation violations from intake through resolution. The Senior Coordinator serves a key role as a conduct officer and plays a pivotal role in the training of University Judiciary (a student organization) and in planning annual University Judiciary events. This position reports to the Associate Director for Student Conduct.
- Receive and review reports of alleged student misconduct.
- Determine appropriate response and resolution to conduct matters, including no action, informal resolution or formal resolution and work with students toward appropriate resolution.
- Manage the conduct process for alleged violations of University computer use policy, including maintaining a database and communicating with EITS regarding complaints and manage the process for alleged violations of University tobacco policy.
- Act as a community service site liaison verifying site list each semester and executing an informational event for service sites annually.
- Participate, as needed in the training of University Judiciary members and assist in planning the annual University Judiciary General Body retreat and Jenny Penney Oliver Recognition and Induction Ceremony.
- Provide support for University Judiciary outreach events and assist with the coordination of the formal hearing process.
- Attend University Judiciary events as needed, including Executive Council meetings, General Body meetings, outreach events, and training classes.
- Assist the Associate Director for Student Conduct in outreach/education regarding the student conduct process, including presentations at UGA student orientation presentations.
- Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with various departments on and off campus.
- Serve as a member of the hearing panel when necessary.
- Participate in various Division and University committees.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
2. Understanding of student development concepts and the ability to utilize them in student conduct matters.
3. Understanding of the role of student conduct at a large, complex institution.
4. Knowledge of higher education conduct issues, policies, and due process preferred.
5. In-depth understanding of residence life philosophy and practices.
6. Must possess computer knowledge and skills and be able to utilize word processing, email, internet, and calendar and database programs.
7. Ability to manage detailed work and balance time demands well.
Education and Experience
- Master's Degree in higher education, college student affairs, counseling or related field.
- 1-3 years of administrative and appropriate program experience.
- Willingness to work evenings and weekend hours.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Salary and benefits are competitive.
The priority review deadline is June 23, 2017 and the position will remain open until filled.
Interested individuals should apply at the employment site for the University of Georgia:
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The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.