Housing and Food Services (HFS) is pleased to announce an opening for a Specialist for Conduct & Incident Response.Key Responsibilities:PURPOSEManages the Student Conduct and Incident Response program within Residential Life.RESPONSIBILITIESConduct Management*Facilitates educationally purposeful conduct meetings with students, emphasizing personal responsibility and an understanding of how one's behavior impacts self and others*Manages the selection, training and evaluation of Residential Community Standards Committee members*Serves as an advisor for Residential Community Standards Committee*Represents Residential Life at Residential Community Standards Committee Hearings*Adjudicates administrative (formal) conduct hearings and manages formal hearing process*Prepares and conducts annual training and review of conduct process for professional and Resident Adviser staff in Residential Life*Prepares and distributes staff training materials*Reviews and delegates student conduct cases amongst Residential Life staff *Directs staff on the proper use of the conduct database, interpreting and applying program guidelines *Reviews all conduct records ensuring that staff adhere to established guidelines*Develops and manages sanctioning options based on student development theory and principles*Recommends educational sanctioning in accordance with established Residential Life Conduct Process philosophy and guidelines*Ensures scheduling and completion of the educational sanctions *Provides direction and support to the Alcohol and Drug Education Coordinators *Facilitates educational workshops*Evaluates effectiveness of conduct process *Coordinates and oversees work of Residential Life Conduct Committee*Prepares correspondence for the Office of Community Standards and Student Conduct regarding recommendations for Informal Hearings for resident and non-resident students involved in conduct matters within the University housing *Collaborates with the Office of Community Standards and Student Conduct in joint facilitation of conduct meetings as necessary *Serves as a resource person for students involved in disciplinary procedures*Issues correspondence regarding non-resident incidents that occur within the residence halls and apartment areas and subsequent loss of privileges *Manages conduct-related administrative hall transfers through Student Services, Desk Services and Resident Directors *Manages activities concerning termination of housing agreements as a result of conduct matters*Establishes and maintains conduct publications, including the procedures manual, forms, online information and the Residential Life Conduct Process Guide*Updates and maintains informational materials related to the conduct process on the HFS website *Develops and monitors billing procedures for sanctions requiring monetary restitution and other sanction-related feesOn-Call and Incident Response Responsibilities*Prepares and conducts annual training and review of incident response for Resident Adviser staff in Residential Life *Coordinates update of on-call resource materials for all Residential Life staff*Manages Resident Advisor incident response protocol*Assesses for on-call operation change and implements updates where needed*With Assistant Director, coordinates and oversees work of the Residential Life On-Call Resources Committee*Directs student staff and professional staff on proper on-call incident response protocolRecords Management*Maintains confidential student conduct records in accordance to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the University of Washington's Record Management Services Office*Updates and maintains conduct database, processes and retains all conduct process documentation, and develops additional resources as necessary or directed*Communicates database efficiency and critical issues to supervisor*Generates conduct reports*Maintains a hard copy of confidential records (e.g.: student conduct, compliance letters) following policies of the University of Washington's Record Management Services Office*Coordinates the transfer and disposal of confidential student records in accordance with policies of the University of Washington's Record Management Services Office. *Reviews and ensures proper distribution and retention of Priority Documentation*Compiles data and submits quarterly and annual statistical reports regarding the conduct processProfessional Development*Maintains an awareness of current issues and developments within the field of student affairs and student conduct*Attends professional development workshops and training seminars held within HFS and the Division of Student Life*Participates in local, regional, and national professional organizationsSpecial Projects Management*Participates in recruitment, selection and training of Residential Life Staff (Resident Directors, Resident Advisers and other student employees)*Assists Residential Life management team with special projects as assignedQUALIFICATIONS*Bachelor's Degree *Three years of experience working in college housing, residential life, student conduct administration, or a related field Equivalent combinations of education and experience may substitute for requirements.DESIRED QUALIFICATIONSMaster's degree in higher education, counseling, or closely related field.Experience that demonstrates:*Demonstrated ability to handle confidential materials with discretion. *Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. *Strong organizational and project management skills, with excellent attention to detail. *Commitment to promoting diversity, employment and community equity.*Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines while responding to frequent interruptions. *Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. *Excellent critical thinking and decision making skills*Computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and SharePoint*Familiarity with Symplicity softwareCondition of Employment:A satisfactory outcome from the employment reference check processes and education verification.The position works a regular Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. schedule; however, it requires occasional evening and weekend commitments throughout the year.The salary range is $5,000.00-$5400.00/month + benefits.Posted until filled. For priority consideration, please apply by September 9, 2019.
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