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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. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.


If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or jobs@unr.edu. For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778. 



Job Description

The University of Nevada Reno is recruiting for a Program Specialist 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.  The Program Specialist 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. The Program Specialist also 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. 


The Program Specialist 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. The Program Specialist assists the Assistant Dean in handling student crises and emergencies, to include referrals to appropriate medical and/or mental health professionals.  The Program Specialist 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.  This position is 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.

Position: Program Specialist, Student Conduct
Organization: University of Nevada Reno
Location: Reno,  NV 
United States
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 9/6/2023

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and two (2) years of related work experience; OR a Master’s degree and one (1) year of related work experience. 

Related Experience
: University student services; substance education, prevention, and/or counseling/treatment; academic integrity; or other related 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.


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

Administrative Faculty - B


To view the salary schedule for this position, please visit: Salary Schedules and select Administrative Faculty by Grade. Salary is competitive and commensurate with related education and experience.


Remarkable Retirement!

Our retirement plan is beyond compare. Your 15.50% contribution is generously matched by the University.   With the faculty retirement plan, you are 100% vested your first day. Sit back and watch your retirement dollars grow!  All permanent employees on an annual "A" or "B" contract who are employed at least 50% full-time are eligible to participate in the NSHE retirement program unless they are members of PERS of Nevada. 


“I had no idea the values of the faculty retirement plan when I joined UNR. On my first day, I found out I was fully vested in my contributions and the companies 15.5% matching. I have watched my retirement grow over the years, not only in contributions, but with investments.  It is hard to put into words how appreciative I am to feel so secure in my future” – Michelle B.


Perks of Working at UNR!

  • Health insurance options including dental and vision - Health Insurance

  • Generous annual and sick leave and life insurance– Faculty Benefits

  • E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center offers an annual or semester membership and family membership options.  E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center

  • Reno is proud to be a University town! Many local businesses offer discounts to WolfCard holders

  • Mountain EAP supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life's difficult moments. Mountain EAP is located in Reno and specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.

  • Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate. Diversity Groups

  • Faculty Senate is the principal representing body for faculty. Its membership includes representatives from each academic and administrative major unit of the University. Faculty Senate

  • No state income tax!


Grants-in-aid for Faculty Employees

The University is proud to provide a reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. Dependents of faculty have unlimited credits, but in order to be eligible children must be unmarried and under the age of 24 and must receive at least 50% of their financial support from the employee and/or employee’s spouse or domestic partner.  Faculty Grants-in-Aid


Department Information

The Office of Student Conduct supports opportunities for student development and student success achieved through clubs and organizations. The Student Code of Conduct establishes an expectation that students involved in clubs and organizations recognized by the University of Nevada, Reno will demonstrate high standards of behavior.

The Office of Student Conduct has jurisdiction when allegations of misconduct by a club or organization are reported and will investigate the allegations. The investigations of misconduct by a club or organization may result in findings of responsibility for the group or the individual members of the group.



Exempt Yes



Full-Time Equivalent 100.0%



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. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment 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.



Status: This listing expires on: 10/6/2023
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United States
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