Coordinator of Student Conduct and Integrity Programs
Company: University of California - Merced
Posted on: January 11, 2020
Coordinator of Student Conduct and Integrity Programs
Open until filled
$51,500 to $56,500 Annually
Background check is required
The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the
University of California system's 10 campuses and the first
American research university built in the 21st century. With nearly
8,000 undergraduate and graduate students, UC Merced offers an
environment that combines a commitment to diversity, inclusion,
collaboration and professional development. With bachelor's,
master's and doctoral degree programs, strong research and academic
partnerships, and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is
continually evolving and requires talented, knowledgeable and
dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.
Ranked among the best public universities in the nation by U.S.
News and World Report, UC Merced is uniquely equipped to provide
educational opportunities highly qualified students from the San
Joaquin Valley and throughout California. The campus enjoys a
special connection with nearby Yosemite National Park, is on the
cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design, and
supports the economic development of Merced and the region.
In Fall 2016, UC Merced broke ground on a $1.3 billion
public-private partnership that is unprecedented in higher
education. The Merced 2020 Project will nearly double the physical
capacity of the campus by 2020, enhancing academic distinction,
student success and research excellence. In 2018, UC Merced opened
the Downtown Campus Center, a $33 million, three-story
administrative building located in the heart of Merced.
The Office of Student life is charged with providing an engaging,
educational, and involved co-curricular experience for UC Merced
students. The Coordinator for Student Conduct and Integrity
Programs, under the direction of the Associate Dean of Students for
Campus Life and Director of Student Life and Student Conduct,
assists in the day-to-day operations, programs, and long-range
planning for all student life programs, facilities, and
initiatives. Student Life functions include but are not limited to:
Social Justice Initiatives, Student Involvement Programs/Student
Activities, Women s Programs, LGBTQ+ Initiatives, Fraternity and
Sorority Life, Clubs and Organizations, Student Government, OSL
Business Center operations, and Student Conduct/Integrity.
In addition to participating fully in a wide variety of student
life programs and initiatives, the Coordinator for Student Conduct
and Integrity Programs will provide support and coordination for UC
Merced as it relates to Student Conduct and
personal/professional/civic/academic Integrity. Student Conduct
management will include adjudication of University academic,
non-academic and student organization conduct cases, maintenance of
conduct databases and records, policy revision and implementation,
creation of educational workshops and brochures, educational
marketing and outreach efforts, work with individual students and
groups, and assistance with the day to day operations of the Office
of Student Life and Conduct. This position also provides
supervision and direction for undergraduate interns and graduate
Supports and implements the adjudication process in the Office of
Student Conduct. Oversees the investigation of conduct violation
cases, interviews witness, implements sanctions, and writes up
findings regarding alleged conduct violations. Conducts the
development, design, implementation, and review of student conduct
due process and administrative procedures. Recruit, hire, train,
and supervise Student Conduct intern(s).
Investigate and adjudicate University student conduct cases of
social and academic misconduct. Cases may include implementation of
interim measures, and adjudication of Title IX Sexual Violence &
Sexual Harassment related cases. Conducts the annual review of UC
Merced s Student Handbook: Policies Applying to Campus Activities,
Organizations and Students and other policy/procedure related
materials. Serves as a primary resource person on campus regarding
student policies, regulations, student misconduct, organization
misconduct and sanctions. Utilizes educational sanctioning programs
in adjudication of behavioral and academic misconduct cases.
Administers the receipt and processing of all nonacademic and
academic conduct cases referred to the Office of Student Conduct.
Creates and completes all mandated, and as needed, student
discipline and campus activity reports. Assists with the creation,
training, coordination and convening of the University Student
Conduct Board and the Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Appeals
Board as appropriate and receives correspondence and reports of the
Board s decisions for dissemination to involved parties.
Coordinates and maintains confidential student conduct related
files and supporting documents as required by University policy and
applicable law. Enter, update, and maintain related information in
Advocate conduct databases. Coordinates the data collection and
reporting in relation to applicable law and mandates such as Title
IX, Clery Act, Drug Free Schools and Communities Act, UC Office of
the President, and other agency requests. As appropriate,
collaborates with University Police, Title IX/Sexual Harassment
Officer, Campus Climate, Office of Campus Compliance, University
Housing, Counseling Center, faculty and others in addressing
alleged student misconduct. Creates and facilitates presentations
and workshops regarding community standards, ethical behavior,
academic support, and good neighbor relations. Create print media
in support of these topics. Coordinate University Programs such as
Integrity Week. Represent the department and University at meetings
and on committees, including the Student Response Team and Case
Management team as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in related area and three (3) years of directly
related experience, or (7) years of directly related experience /
Master's degree preferred.
Direct experience adjudicating University student conduct cases
Ability to administer and manage multiple operations and related
systems and procedures.
Skill in interpreting, writing, establishing and implementing
Skill to work independently and ability to be inventive and
creative, including but not limited to initiating new programs,
conceptualizing, organizing, and implementing change.
Ability to foresee needed change, set realistic goals and
objectives, organize resources, and schedule/direct the efforts of
others to achieve goals.
High degree of professional and personal integrity, commitment to
ethical values, and respect for privacy and confidentiality.
Ability to counsel, refer and advise individuals and groups of
students. Knowledge of counseling practices and crisis management
Skill in building and developing student and campus programs.
Skill and experience in coordinating large and small-scale
educational and social events.
Knowledge of student development theory and practice.
Experience and understanding of student conduct philosophy,
procedures, and practice.
Ability to communicate and work effectively with all University
constituencies in an unbiased, reasonable, and fair manner.
Ability to work with a diverse set of colleagues, supervises,
administrators, students, guests, faculty, staff, visitors and
other parties in reviewing procedures, setting policy, resolving
problems, and following through to
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