Address alleged student misconduct in a prompt and fair manner, preserving the rights of students in the administration of the Student Code of Conduct and the Honor System and Standards of Academic Misconduct:
-Adjudicate student conduct and/or academic integrity cases as assigned by the Director
-Meet with the Director to review case load and ensure that all cases are resolved within an appropriate timeframe.
-Assist in the resolution of student and parent inquiries.
Educate community members about their rights and responsibilities related to student conduct and academic integrity:
-Assist in advocacy and outreach efforts.
-Assist in the development and implementation of education and awareness programs for the Student Code of Conduct and the Honor System and Standards of Academic Conduct, and track outreach activities.
-Foster positive relationships and as directed serve as a liaison with the offices within the Division of Student Affairs as well as with Academic Deans, faculty, and other offices that interface with matters of student academic integrity. Also foster relationships and serve as a liaison to the VCU Police, University Student Commons and Activities including Student Governance, the Office of Civic Engagement and Fraternity and Sorority Life, and Student Leadership and Engagement, Residential Life and Housing, the Health Promotion and Well-Being Center, Recreational Sports, SAEO, University Counseling Services, University General Counsel, and other departments that interface with student conduct matters.
Provide volunteer board members with training and educational opportunities to develop their critical thinking and ethical decision-making skills:
-As directed, participate in the recruitment, selection, and training of members of the Honor Council and the Student Conduct Board.
-Support the DSA goal to provide dynamic leadership experiences so students can utilize their unique talents to respond to the needs of the community.
-Support the DSA commitment to developing peer leaders and supporting REAL experiential learning objectives.
Help students reflect upon, understand, and take responsibility for their actions, encouraging them to consider the impact of their decisions on themselves, their peers, and the community:
-Utilize motivational interviewing techniques and similar skills to engage students.
-Support the DSA goal of enabling the university community to pursue a life of wellness and to promote healthy behaviors.
-Support the DSA goal of creating opportunities for students to meaningfully and positively engage with diversity to foster an inclusive campus community.
Empower students to learn skills or strategies to deter them from future infractions of university policy:
-Initiate and encourage educational activities that serve to reduce violations of university policy.
-Maintain and track data of all disciplinary actions and sanctions including community service hours, educational sanctions, and outreach activities.
-Support the university’s commitment to student success and the DSA goal to proactively identify student concerns and respond to student needs to support student success and safety.
Support assessment and compliance efforts:
-Support the maintenance, preparation, and presentation of statistics for Clery Campus Safety Act reporting, DOE/OCR Compliance reporting, Board of Visitors Reports, Annual Reports to Senior Administration and the University community, and as needed for benchmarking or other initiatives. -Assist in the development and implementation of methods to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of the University policies (i.e. Learning Outcomes); identifying and utilizing benchmarks in program delivery and evaluation to ensure the consistency and fairness for the entire University community.
-Research and advise the Director regarding cases and trends in higher education legal issues, particularly as related to student conduct and academic integrity.
Other duties as assigned, including:
-As needed represent the office at weekly Student Assistance & Services (Behavioral Intervention Team) meetings or Title IX Case Coordination Meetings.
-Attend and represent Student Conduct and Academic Integrity at/on university and external functions, committees and meetings as directed.