The Residential Student Conduct Administrator manages student conduct programs for the Department of Residence Education and Housing Services. The role collaborates with the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution, Student Affairs, Office of Institutional Equity, Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives, Michigan State University Police Department, MSU Athletics, and Office of the General Counsel to develop, interpret and implement Michigan State University’s student conduct code, residence hall and apartment contracts, and University policies. The Residential Student Conduct Administrator reviews and maintains all conduct records ensuring that reports meet established guidelines and initiates corrective action as necessary; reviews incident reports transferred to the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution to ensure consistency of outcomes; helps establish goals for the conduct system that meet the needs of the residence hall and neighborhood community environment (examples: bias incidents, conflict resolution); assists in compilation of data and submission of regular reports regarding the conduct process; serves as a resource person for students involved in disciplinary procedures; assists with implementation, delivery, and tracking of interim measures from REHS and/or OIE; responds to emergency situations; assists hall staff with responding to communities in distress (for example, bias incidents); supports student success through collaboration with the Residential Learning Model; helps revise and implement the proactive and reactive response to issues of bias in the residence halls; reviews and manages sanctioning options based on student development theory and principles; conducts regular training and updates on Advocate (software/database) and referral processes to various campus partners; develops and helps implement presentations to university and divisional partners around the residential student conduct process, trends in the residence halls, and other areas of expertise related to the position; trains REHS team members regarding conduct process, emergency situations, crisis management, principles of due process, and compliance.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing one or two years of post-bachelor degree work, such as a master's in administration or a behavioral science field; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in administration, program development and personnel development and training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Written and verbal fluency in foreign language may be required.
Basic knowledge of ethical and legal parameters in higher education, especially as they pertain to conduct and students; at least 5-7 years of responsibility or expansive work experience in administration, housing/residence life, program management, and training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; ability to infuse creative, compassionate, culturally competent approaches to problem solving; excellent administrative and organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, capacity to influence all levels within an organization; basic computer skills; strong writing, verbal communication and interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate effectively with diverse parties within and beyond the institution; general knowledge of general office conditions; a thorough knowledge of community building in a diverse environment, student conduct (including processes, ethical issues, professional standards, and legal parameters), and conflict resolution/alternative dispute resolution; also, demonstrated skills of leadership, communication, a well-developed sense of responsibility, sensitivity to individual differences, an understanding of how to promote student learning and academic success, and an enthusiastic interest in working with students; prior work with conduct databases is desired as is a strong understanding of Microsoft Office software.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Bidding eligibility ends on 07/27/2021 at 11:00 PM
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