The Office for Residential Education at the University of Southern California provides housing and support services for the 10,000 students that live in USC Housing.Â The Judicial Coordinator (JC) is a full-time position in the Office for Residential Education and plays an integral role in creating a safe residential community. Under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Residential Community Standards, the JC is expected to incorporate the mission, vision, and core values of Residential Education into their work. This position performs a variety of important daily operation tasks including the adjudication of residential conduct cases, maintenance of USC Residential Educationâs conduct database (Advocate) and on-going education of the community on USC Housing policies and the Residential Education Review process.
This position is a fixed-term role ending June 30, 2022.
Maintains Advocate (conduct database) and develops resources pertaining to Residential Education Review for students as necessary or as directed Adjudicates cases that originate from USC Housing Serves as a resource for students involved in disciplinary procedures Trains and provides on-going consultation to other professional staff relating to student conduct matters Assists in the compilation of data that is used for monthly and annual conduct statistical reports Assists in the collaboration with University officials in the preparation of data and other requirements of mandated reports in compliance with such directives as Title IX, the Campus Security Act, Clery Act and Alcohol and Drug Free Schools Act Maintains confidential student conduct records in accordance to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Other duties as assigned by the departmental leadership
Assist in the training of RAs and professional staff during Fall Training (July/August), Winter Training (January), Spring Training (March/April), and in-area training throughout the year Â
Perform administrative tasks associated with the maintenance of Advocate
Develop a working knowledge of the Office for Residential Education operations pertaining to Residential Education Review
Demonstrate effective communication, planning, and organizational skills as they relate to job responsibilities
Develop a working relationship with Office for Residential Education staff
Student Conduct Responsibilities
Ensure proper administration and enforcement of the Office for Residential Education and University policies and procedures
Serve as a Judicial Coordinator and adjudicate violations of USC Housing policy including followâup and intentional educational sanctioning
Student Development Functions
Incorporate student development theory and knowledge into daily practices and decisionâmaking
Serve as a referral agent to other departments including Student Judicial Affairs & Community Standards, USC Campus Support & Intervention, Office of Equity and Diversity and other University related services
Attend and participate in Department and Area meetings
Attend regularly scheduled one on one supervisory meetings with the Assistant Director for Residential Community Standards
Assist in the departmental training of staff members
Develop working relationships with key campus partners, including but not limited to:Â Department of Public Safety (DPS), Student Judicial Affairs & Community Standards, Office of the Vice President, Fraternity and Sorority Leadership, Counseling and Mental Health Services, Campus Support & Intervention and the Student Affairs resource centers
Other duties as assigned by the department
Mission Related Responsibilities
Foster an atmosphere in the residence halls that supports the departmental, division and University missions
Maintain the safety of the community
Participate in professional development opportunities sponsored by the Office for Residential Education and the Division of Student Affairs
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education: Masterâs degree required
Work Experience: Prior work experience in residence life or student conduct is desirable
Leadership Experience: demonstrate leadership ability and ability to work effectively with staff and students
Language Ability: Ability to effectively communicate, present information and respond to questions from students, faculty, staff, and the general public
Reasoning Ability: Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
Computer Skills: Advanced MS Word processing, MS Excel or Spreadsheets, MS PowerPoint and MS Access or Database Software. Adept user of Internet, eâmail and other office automation systems
USC Benefits and Perks
This is a benefits eligible position. USC offers an array of benefits and perks that support employee well-being including a variety of health, dental, and vision plan options, retirement plan options after 1-year of service, and tuition assistance after 2-years of service. In addition USC offers various perks and discounts to USC football games, performances, events, and affiliated gyms. For more information please visit www.benefits.usc.edu.
Minimum Education: Master's Degree; Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 3 yearsMinimum Field of Expertise: Directly related experience in student support services. Demonstrated interpersonal, critical thinking and communication skills. Demonstrated analytical and/or problem solving capabilities. Ability to deal objectively and tactfully with sensitive, confidential information. Ability to conduct interviews and investigations. Ability to present ideas clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.