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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: August 20, 2019 For full consideration please submit materials by September 6, 2019
The Center for Student Conduct is a department that reports to the Associate Dean of Students in the Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students Office within the Division of Student Affairs. The Division of Student Affairs aims to advance the learning and personal growth of students by providing leadership, services, and opportunities that enable students to succeed in and contribute to a diverse and global society. The Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, its Centers, and staff create environments to educate, support, and challenge students to seek and follow their purpose, build resiliency, transform themselves, and engage communities. To learn more about the Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students Office, please visit https://deanofstudents.berkeley.edu/.
The Student Conduct Coordinator position supports the Center for Student Conduct in its efforts to administer the student conduct process in a manner that ensures student development, consistent and fair application of University policy, and respectful treatment of all participants; as well as provide outreach and education to the campus community. It is responsible for a number of functions and programs that have a direct impact across the Berkeley campus and in the larger community. This position has the authority and responsibility to make decisions that directly impact student life and success.
This position is responsible for investigating and adjudicating allegations of both academic and non-academic misconduct by individuals and student groups. The Conduct Coordinator is responsible for managing cases through each step of the process and will collaborate with campus partners as appropriate. This position also serves as an official CSC liaison to key campus partners as assigned, such as Fraternity & Sorority Life, Intercollegiate Athletics, Berkeley International Office, Recreational Sports, UC Berkeley Extension, BPD/BFD, neighborhood groups, and faculty groups.
The work provided by the position is fairly complex (e.g., investigating complicated and serious conduct cases, rendering decisions on behalf of the university, completing projects and training for various campus constituencies, drafting briefings and responses for departmental and campus senior management, etc.) that requires a comprehensive knowledge of student conduct administration, a highly specialized niche area of student affairs that encompasses knowledge areas including law, public policy, student development, counseling, interviewing, investigation, and other areas in addition to general student affairs training.
Masters degree in higher education administration, student services, or advanced degree in a related field with one year of experience in student conduct administration and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of common higher education institutions and departmental policies, processes, and procedures.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Strong interpersonal, counseling, and advising skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to have positive and productive interactions with members from every level of the campus community.
Ability to diplomatically handle difficult or urgent matters in a confident and proficient manner. This includes the ability to maintain equanimity and decorum in face of resistance or disagreement.
Intercultural competence, a commitment to student development, and experience working with a diverse campus population.
Ability to exercise independent judgment in a highly calibrated team environment while carrying out highly individualized work.
Working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations regarding student conduct, student records, and sexual misconduct adjudication.
Ability to develop original solutions to solve problems. Preferred Qualifications
Experience with fraternity and sorority life.
Trauma-informed training related to Title IX.
Experience at a large, decentralized, public university. Salary & Benefits
Salary is commensurate with experience. Hiring range is up to $69,000/annually. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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