The Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards (SCCS) coordinates student conduct-related matters at the University of Wisconsin River Falls (UWRF). SCCS educates the university community about the standards necessary to maintain and protect an environment conducive to learning. A primary objective is to help students recognize and understand their academic and social responsibilities to oneself, the university and larger community. This may be accomplished by teaching and/or modeling integrity, community-building, inclusivity and accountability. The Student Conduct Officer collaborates with the Director to implement the University of Wisconsin System (UW System) student conduct process. During the process implementation, the Director and Student Conduct Officer uphold and abide by: UWRF community standards; FERPA; the Clery Act; Title IX, and other applicable regulations while supporting student development. The Student Conduct Officer is the primary student conduct case manager and investigator. In this role, the Student Conduct Officer interacts with students by: meeting; collecting information; following-up; and referring. Typically, cases are assigned by the Director of SCCS or by the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT). The duties are grounded in appropriate Student Affairs practices affiliated with Association of Student Conduct Administrators.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Required):
Masters in higher education field, or related program
Three years of professional experience in higher education in the context of student affairs.
Two years direct experience working with a campus conduct program.
Demonstrated skills in applying decision-making processes
Demonstrated skills in conflict resolution
Demonstrated effective interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills
Evidence of excellent communication skills with students, faculty, staff, administrators, law enforcement, community members and legal personnel
Must demonstrate working knowledge of federal and state legislation and best practices in the field
Knowledge of theories of research in student development, substance abuse and addiction, victim's needs, due process and other legal issues in higher education. Demonstrated ability to apply this knowledge to promote student development, citizenship and civility
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Preferred):
Technological experience working with Maxient
Demonstrated experience working with underrepresented groups
Ability to apply student development theory with the philosophy of educational discipline
Alcohol and other drug education knowledge.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Applicants are required to provide:
Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (cover letter)
Names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who can specifically comment upon your experience and professional preparation
Kenney White Search and Screen Committee Chair firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by July 12, 2020.
UW-River Falls does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 715-425-4941.
Internal Number: 6183
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