Job no: 509944About UMass Amherst
Work type: Staff Full Time
Location: UMass Amherst
Department: Dean of Students
Categories: Student Affairs & Services
UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region. Job Summary
Under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Student Conduct and Community Standards, the Coordinator for Student Conduct and Community Standards assists in the coordination and implementation of a learning-focused student conduct process at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Primary responsibilities include reviewing, tracking, and closing residential student conduct cases using administrative management software; adjudicating student conduct cases; supporting the development and implementation of student conduct related trainings and initiatives. Essential FunctionsReviews residential student conduct referrals, determines policies under review, issues notices of code violation(s)Reviews residential resolved student conduct cases, and monitors timely completion of case and sanctionsServes as a student conduct case administratorSupports University hearing board activities including serving as a procedural advisorAssists with the creation of student conduct related reports and assessmentAssists in the development of educational initiatives and delivery of trainings, presentations, workshops, and publications for members of the university communityUtilizes the applicable administrative software system to maintain accurate conduct case recordsParticipates in the development of goals and learning outcomes for student conduct as a member of the Student Conduct and Community Standards Office teamSupports and participates in university initiatives such as New Students Orientation, student organization events, campus committees, and other activities related to student success and the overall student experienceRemains current in related best practices and participates in required training programs related to position
Other FunctionsPerforms related duties as assigned or required to meet Department, Executive Area/Division, and University goals and objectives.Demonstrates capacity, skill and willingness to engage students and contribute to student success.Works collaboratively with other campus stakeholders to fulfill the mission of Student Affairs and Campus Life.Understands responsibilities with respect to Title IX, Clery and other compliance requirementsUnderstands responsibilities, with respect to conflicts of interest, and behaves in ways consistent both with law and with University policyContributes toward creating a positive and respectful workplace, defined by personal and professional competence, integrity, and collaborationUnderstands and contributes to the implementation of departmental and institutional goals for achieving non-discrimination and creating a respectful, inclusive environment that is supportive of diversityUses access to sensitive and/or not yet public University related information only in the performance of responsibilities of position and exercises care to prevent unnecessary disclosure to othersPerforms other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, counseling education, or closely-related disciplineDemonstrated experience adjudicating student conduct casesExperience working in medium to large residential campusExperience using a web-based conduct software platform to initiate, track, and record student conduct mattersDemonstrated computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets and web-based applicationsDemonstrated experience working with diverse populations and in developing inclusive communities and work teams.Demonstrated experience creating and delivering trainings, workshops and presentationsExcellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills.
Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)Knowledge of and experience with Clery Act requirementsTwo years of experience adjudicating student conduct cases at a residential campus
Physical Demands/Working ConditionsTypical office environment.Ability to lift up to 30 pounds without restrictions.
Monday – Friday; 8:30am-5:00pm; Position may require evening/weekend hours as needed. Salary Information
PSU Pay Grade 26PSU Pay Schedule Special Instructions to Applicants
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Posting will stay open until the position is filled. UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.
Advertised: Mar 9 2022 Eastern Standard Time