Conduct Officer, Office of Student Conduct - Student Life 15140
The Office of Student Conduct within the Division of Student Life at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Conduct Officer. This position is responsible for reviewing and adjudicating student conduct cases. This position also serves as a liaison to other groups and organizations such as University Housing and local law enforcement, including the University Police Department and off-campus agencies. This position reports to the Associate Director.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Serve as a Conduct Review Officer, reviewing and adjudicating specific conduct cases.
Assist in addressing off-campus conduct violations.
Serve as liaison to local law enforcement, including University Police and off-campus agencies.
Serve as a liaison to University Housing staff.
Research and assist with the implementation of trends and best practices related to student conduct.
Help develop and maintain effective working relationships internally with other departments, divisions, colleges, and schools as well as students to maximize useful collaborations.
Conduct Educational Conversations when appropriate.
Assist with the day-to-day operations of the office including file maintenance and case review.
Attend and represent the Office of Student Conduct on campus and community professional committees as appropriate.
Help provide educational outreach programs to the University campus and surrounding community regarding but not limited to conflict resolution, the Campus Student Code and conduct process, civility, ethics, integrity, and other relevant and timely topics related to the Office of Student Conduct.
Assist in ensuring student cases are appropriate addressed by the Office of Student Conduct.
Work collaboratively with units throughout the University.
Responsibilities can include other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
One (1) year of experience in higher education and student conduct.
Supervisory experience preferred.
Knowledge of student conduct administration theory and best practice.
Knowledge of student support and intervention theory and best practice.
Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations regarding student and employee policies and privacy records (Title IX, Clery Act, Campus Save Act, and FERPA).
Ability to counsel, advise, and refer individuals and groups of students.
Ability to understand complex problems and collaborate to explore alternative solutions
Ability to have present a high degree of professional and personal integrity, commitment to ethical values, and respect for privacy and confidentially.
Ability to commit to equity and social justice.
Ability to work with diverse groups of people and build effective working relationships.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Effective communication skills.
Ability to set priorities, balance a large workload, multitask, adhere to schedules and meet deadlines.
Ability to assume responsibility and work independently, effectively, and positively in an environment characterized by change.
Ability to interpret and apply policy provisions to situations consistently.
Ability to analyze and solve problems.
Ability to draw valid conclusions and/or develop appropriate alternatives where applicable.
Ability to use a personal computer and knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat Pro.
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at https://talentandculture.wvu.edu/
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
Job Posting: Jul 31, 2020
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 207944
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.