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Coordinator for Student Conduct and Community Standards

Employer
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Location
UMass Amherst

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Job Details

Job no: 509944
Work type: Staff Full Time
Location: UMass Amherst
Department: Dean of Students
Union: PSU
Categories: Student Affairs & Services

About UMass Amherst

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 Functions

  • Reviews 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 sanctions
  • Serves as a student conduct case administrator
  • Supports University hearing board activities including serving as a procedural advisor
  • Assists with the creation of student conduct related reports and assessment
  • Assists in the development of educational initiatives and delivery of trainings, presentations, workshops, and publications for members of the university community
  • Utilizes the applicable administrative software system to maintain accurate conduct case records
  • Participates in the development of goals and learning outcomes for student conduct as a member of the Student Conduct and Community Standards Office team
  • Supports 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 experience
  • Remains current in related best practices and participates in required training programs related to position
  • Other Functions

  • Performs 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 requirements
  • Understands responsibilities, with respect to conflicts of interest, and behaves in ways consistent both with law and with University policy
  • Contributes toward creating a positive and respectful workplace, defined by personal and professional competence, integrity, and collaboration
  • Understands and contributes to the implementation of departmental and institutional goals for achieving non-discrimination and creating a respectful, inclusive environment that is supportive of diversity
  • Uses 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 others
  • Performs 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 discipline
  • Demonstrated experience adjudicating student conduct cases
  • Experience working in medium to large residential campus
  • Experience using a web-based conduct software platform to initiate, track, and record student conduct matters
  • Demonstrated computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets and web-based applications
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations and in developing inclusive communities and work teams.
  • Demonstrated experience creating and delivering trainings, workshops and presentations
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills.
  • Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)

  • Knowledge of and experience with Clery Act requirements
  • Two years of experience adjudicating student conduct cases at a residential campus
  • Physical Demands/Working Conditions

  • Typical office environment.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds without restrictions.
  • Work Schedule

    Monday – Friday; 8:30am-5:00pm; Position may require evening/weekend hours as needed.

    Salary Information

    PSU Pay Grade 26

    PSU Pay Schedule

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    Please click the “Apply Now” button above while online at:

    Please submit your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. 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
    Applications close:

    Organization

    The University of Massachusetts Amherst is one of the preeminent public research universities in America. Nestled in idyllic Amherst, Massachusetts—often called “The top college town in North America”—the campus is consistently ranked among the top public research universities in the nation, and offers a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers. 

    As one of the nation's top public research universities – as measured by national and international rankings, academic citations, and research funding – the campus spends more than $180 million on research each year, demonstrating its contribution to the nation’s position as a technological and economic leader. The university works in conjunction with academic, government, and private partners to translate new knowledge and scientific discoveries into technical innovations and scholarly works that create opportunities for students, faculty and the public. 

    Eight schools and colleges offer more than 85 undergraduate majors, 68 master’s and 48 doctoral degree programs, many counted among the top programs in the nation and world. UMass Amherst is also home to New England's premier honors college.

    The 1,159 full-time faculty members are dedicated teachers and world-renowned researchers and the campus has regularly been listed among the top performers in terms of faculty awards. With over 24,000 students from all 50 states and over 70 countries, the student body is the most academically successful in the history of the campus. Students participate in 240 organizations, 21 NCAA Division I athletic teams, extensive intramurals, living-learning residence halls, community service, and internships. With one of the largest residential life systems in the nation, UMass Amherst houses approximately 12,000 students on campus. The university is enjoying a facilities renaissance, including new buildings in the sciences, the arts, and recreation. UMass Amherst is part of the Five College consortium with Smith, Mount Holyoke, Hampshire and Amherst colleges.

    As an employer, the University of Massachusetts Amherst is a national leader in developing family-friendly policies, benefits and amenities designed to help faculty members develop both productive careers and satisfying personal lives. The university offers one of the nation’s most generous parental leave policies. The university is also part of the Academic Career Network, a regional consortium formed to serve dual-career couples and encourage greater diversity in the academy.

     

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    Telephone
    4135454894
    Location
    181 PRESIDENTS DR
    Whitmore Administration Building
    Amherst
    Massachusetts
    01003
    United States
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