SL Specialist I - Conduct Investigator, Office of Student Conduct - 512438
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Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Categories: Advising/Peer Support, Student
Pay Grade/Pay Range: 56 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 29764.80 Midpoint - $ 43326.36
Department/Organization: 870101 - Office of Student Conduct
Normal Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 5:00 pm
Job Summary: Under general supervision, the Student Life Specialist I is responsible for the administration of one or more Student Life program(s). Serves as liaison between the program and other departments or the community. Position may supervise staff or students. Part of the Student Life Career Progression Plan.
Additional Department Summary: The Student Conduct Investigator will be responsible for investigating and adjudicating cases brought before the Office of Student Conduct.
This position promotes accountability by providing assistance to the student non-academic misconduct system consistent with the policies in the Student Handbook, the Code of Student Conduct and the Residential Life Handbook, as well as other published University non-academic rules, regulations, and policies. The Student Conduct Investigator will assist in the investigation and adjudication of behavioral misconduct cases for student organizations and individuals; monitor compliance; and instruct the alleged violator(s) and organization advisors on procedures for the stages in the discipline process.
The position serves as primary adviser for the Student Judicial Board as they hear cases, perform outreach, and implement campus initiatives.
The position strengthens partnerships by assignment to various task forces, standing and ad hoc committees, and interaction with various University and off-campus entities. This position is responsible for keeping the office website up to date and monitoring online information to ensure it is current and updated.
Responsible for completing required training and promoting a safe, hospitable, and respectful workplace.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or higher.
Skills and Knowledge: Committed to a non-adversarial, educational, restorative, and learning-based conduct philosophy. Familiarity with student development theory. Ability to deal objectively and tactfully with sensitive, confidential disciplinary issues. Ability to communicate and deal effectively with students, faculty, and administrative personnel; problem-solving skills; mature judgment; strong interpersonal skills; ability to deal with emotionally charged situations; ability to be flexible and creative. Superior organizational abilities and critical thinking skill. Knowledge of personal computers, standard software programs, and web development technologies. Demonstrated commitment to expand multicultural knowledge, awareness, and skills as evidenced through: demonstrating self awareness; understanding and valuing others; demonstrating knowledge of social inequalities; interacting effectively with a diversity of people; fostering equity and inclusion.
Preferred Qualifications: Investigation and adjudication experience in higher education with behavioral and non-academic misconduct, experience working with student organizations in a conduct setting, familiarity with Maxient conduct database management system.
Bachelor's degree and four years of experience OR a Master's degree and two years of experience.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster
Advertised: 18 Feb 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 25 Feb 2021 Central Standard Time