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Coordinator for Student Conduct

Position Summary

The Coordinator for Student Conduct is responsible for the resolution (i.e., investigation and adjudication) of incident reports regarding alleged violations of the Code of Student Conduct by students and recognized student organizations, including investigating and adjudicating Title IX and non-Title IX sexual misconduct cases.  The Coordinator will also assist in developing and executing a conflict resolution program as part of the Student Conduct process.

Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Investigate alleged policy violations by students and recognized student organizations in a prompt, thorough, and equitable manner by reviewing initial reports, meeting with involved individuals, organizing and assessing information to determine if a policy violation occurred using the preponderance of the evidence standard, and assigning appropriate sanctions when appropriate. May serve as chair of formal Code of Student Conduct hearings.  
  • Assist with the administration of the non-academic Code of Student Conduct by interpreting University policies, Residence Life Community Living Standards, Title IX and Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures, and the BGSU Code of Student Conduct.  Assist with coordination of the annual Code of Student Conduct review process and coordinate the Personal Responsibility Workshop and daily City Blotter review process. Provide programming on topics related to behavioral expectations and reporting mechanisms, collaborate with other areas across campus (e.g., Police and Residence Life, and assist with training of other Conduct administrators and/or formal hearing boards. Serve as a resource to students, parents/families, as well as faculty and staff regarding conduct matters as well as student issues and emergency response.
  • Serve as an investigator for assigned Title IX and non-Title IX Sexual Misconduct cases involving students by conducting prompt, equitable, and impartial investigations into complaints.  Investigations will likely include identifying and interviewing relevant parties; identifying, gathering, and assessing/analyzing information pertinent to the investigation; applying relevant policies; writing investigatory reports; and making findings of fact for assigned cases.
  • Assist with designing, implementing, and assessing a conflict resolution program as part of the Student Conduct process that includes services such as mediation, conflict coaching, facilitated dialogue, and restorative justice circles to help create a safe, just, and peaceful community. 
  • Respond to student emergencies and provide crisis intervention and management as needed. This function will involve serving in the rotations for the Office of the Dean of Students’ Drop-In and Dean on Duty programs as well as participating as a member of the Expressive Event Team.
  • May directly or indirectly supervise assigned graduate interns and practicum students working in the Office of the Dean of Students.
  • Participate and represent the University, division, and department on committees and at University functions.  Provide assistance and support to the Office of the Dean of Students and complete other duties as assigned.  
Position: Coordinator for Student Conduct
Organization: Bowling Green State University
Location: Bowling Green,  OH 
United States
Salary: Administrative Grade Level 354. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Posting Start Date: 7/8/2021
Date Posted: 7/8/2021

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities:

  • Understanding of university systems.
  • Demonstrated experience working in the area of student conduct in a university or college setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement, and assess new and existing programs and services.
  • Evidence of ability to incorporate student learning and development philosophy into services and programs.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and the ability to assess and negotiate complex, highly sensitive and confidential situations.
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills with an emphasis on education and training for a variety of constituencies.
  • Skill in writing concise, logical analytical notes to convey complex issues.
  • Ability to maintain neutrality and work under stress.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to listen and demonstrate sensitivity and respect for all individuals.
  • Ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion with the ability to work with a wide range of constituencies (staff, students, faculty, parents, international populations, administrators, and community partners and stakeholders) with diplomacy and tact.
  • Ability to read and interpret complex documents to evaluate their impact on University policy and procedures. 
  • Working knowledge of nondiscrimination laws and compliance regulations, due process protection, Title IX, Clery Act and reporting, VAWA, and FERPA.
  • Demonstrated experience providing resources and services to parents and family members.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks, projects, and responsibilities.
  • Evidence of ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to function successfully in a fast-paced, often changing environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree required in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Guidance and Counseling, or related field, or a Juris Doctorate.  Successful candidate must have Master’s degree conferred at the time of application. 
The following experience is required:
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience professionally or two (2) years as a graduate assistant investigating and/or adjudicating conduct cases

Preferred Qualifications:

The following experience is preferred:
  • Experience working in Residence Life, Student Conduct, or Fraternity & Sorority Life
  • Experience in applying conflict coaching, conflict resolution, restorative justice, facilitated dialogue, mediation or similar processes to a variety of higher education settings
  • Experience conducting student organization investigations
  • Experiencing conducting hazing investigations
  • Experience with assessing/evaluating student learning outcomes
  • Knowledge of case management system software (e.g., Maxient)
  • Supervision of students or staff members
  • Knowledge of civil rights laws including Title IX, federal and state laws and policies
  • Experience interpreting or enforcing policies
  • Experience with crisis response/management

Diversity Statement

In addition to your cover letter and resume, you will be required to upload a written response to the diversity and inclusion question listed below.  The Diversity Statement should not exceed 1 page that is double-spaced with 1-inch margins, using 12pt. font. 
  • How have you incorporated equity, diversity, and/or inclusion into your current or a previous position?

To Apply

For a complete job description & to apply for this position visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Human Resources at (419) 372-8421. BGSU. AA/EEO/Disabilities/Veterans. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.
Status: This listing expires on: 7/23/2021
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Bowling Green State University
301 Bowen-Thompson Student Union
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green,  OH 43402
United States
Michael Botts