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Program Specialist, Student Conduct

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

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Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Program Specialist, Student Conduct for the Office of Student Conduct. The Program Specialist, Student Conduct receives reports of allegations of violations of the Student Code of Conduct and Academic Standards policies, as assigned by the Assistant Dean, Student Conduct; investigates and adjudicates reported violations of the Student Code of Conduct, utilizing campus sanctioning guidelines to assign appropriate interventions or referrals for those students or student organizations found responsible for violations; receives complaints from academic faculty when students are charged with a violation of the Academic Standards policy.  This position serves as the facilitator in all hearings before the Student Conduct Hearing Board, the Sexual Assault Hearing Board and the Academic Integrity Board; assists the Assistant Dean in development and implementation of prevention, awareness, and educational programs and assists in collecting and evaluating assessment data as related to the conduct process; assists the Assistant Dean in handling student crises and emergencies, to include referrals to appropriate medical and/or mental health professionals; works with General Counsel’s office to ensure rights of all parties involved in conduct cases are protected and to minimize liability of the University; responsible for updating the website and University catalog when changes are made to the Student Code of Conduct.      


Due to the nature of the services provided, employees may encounter sensitive subject matter including sexual content, violence, mental health challenges, and issues related to alcohol or other drugs, through the course of normal work assignments.


Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree and two years of related work experience or a master’s degree and one year of related work experience.

Related experience: University student services; substance education, prevention, and/or counseling/treatment; academic integrity; or other relevant work experience


Certification and Licensure
NV Driver’s License within 30 days of hire or alternate form of transportation necessary to meet the requirements of this position.


Schedule or Travel Requirements
Variable Work Schedule (to include occasional nights and weekends)
Occasional Travel (local for training and investigations and regional and national for trainings and conferences)


Compensation Grade

Salary Schedules


Total Compensation
The total compensation package includes a competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents.  For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits


Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Assistance Program







Full-Time Equivalent




Required Attachment(s)

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at jobs@unr.edu.


Attach the following attachments to your application
1) Resume/CV
2) Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three Professional References
4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.


This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.



Posting Close Date



Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.


HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.


References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.


Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.


As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.


For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.


Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

Position: Program Specialist, Student Conduct
Organization: University of Nevada, Reno - Student Conduct
Location: Reno,  NV 
United States
Posting Start Date: 5/12/2020
Date Posted: 5/12/2020
Status: This listing expires on: 6/11/2020
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University of Nevada, Reno - Student Conduct

Reno,  NV 89557
United States
Octavio Garcia