Reporting to Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (with a dual reporting line to the Director of Student Conduct & Community Standards), this position is responsible for the various elements of the conduct investigations and related procedures. The Student Conduct Officer oversees student conduct investigations, including academic dishonesty cases, for all UNL students. Position investigates complaints regarding violations of the Student Code of Conduct; meeting with students who have allegedly violated the student conduct code; and meeting with witnesses, complainants, and/or victims to gather information and evidence as it relates to possible violations of the Code of Conduct. Identifies University policies and/or Code of Conduct provisions relevant to a complaint. Participates in presenting Conduct Board Hearings. Responsible for keeping current in the field of student conduct investigations by participating in conferences, workshops, and professional training.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of experience working with student conduct investigations required. Must have ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential information and excellent judgment related to conduct issues. Excellent skills in the areas of conflict resolution, problem solving techniques, interviewing and investigation necessary. Demonstrated ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and facilitate resolution of difficult challenges, including the ability to handle issues of complex and extreme sensitivity essential. Must be skilled in writing concise, logical and analytical reports to convey complex issues. Excellent interpersonal and listening skills required. Demonstrated sensitivity to and respect for individual needs and commitment to diversity and success in working with diverse constituencies, both domestic and international, to support an inclusive campus environment, necessary. Must have ability to establish and maintain professional and productive working relationships with staff at all levels at the University.
Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs or related field as well as law degree preferred. Experience in student conduct or an office of discrimination and harassment is highly preferred. Experience working with college students desirable. Prefer experience with technology tools to manage behavioral records in higher education context, such as Maxient, helpful. Knowledge of PeopleSoft student information system preferred. Professional experience conducting investigations in a University setting desirable.
Posted Salary: $50,000 minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 71698
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.