The Coordinator of Student Accountability reports to the Director of the Student Accountability and Disability Services/Title IX Coordinator, who has primary responsibility for the administration of the Student Code of Conduct and the Sexual Misconduct Reporting and Resolution Process. The Coordinator assists in resolving complaints filed with the office, including, but not limited to, those of sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, gender-related violence including stalking and intimate partner violence, and protected class discrimination and harassment involving undergraduate and graduate students at the University.
- Investigation and Consultation:
- Receive complaints of student violations of the Student Code of Conduct.
- Identify University policies and/or Student Conduct Code provisions relevant to a complaint.
- Exercise judgment regarding the resolution of complaints including informal resolution and formal investigation
- Conduct a prompt, equitable and impartial administrative investigation into complaints including identifying and interviewing parties and identifying, gathering and assessing information relevant to the investigation; apply relevant policies and make findings of fact in individual cases
- Actively foster and maintain a climate that is supportive of students and respectful of difference
- Community Outreach & Education:
- Provide information to students, employees and others regarding the Student Conduct Code and other University policies.
- Create and facilitate training/presentations to students and registered student organizations regarding the University's policies and identifying and integrating best practices into the complaint resolution process
- Cultivate relationships with campus stakeholders (e.g., faculty, students, and staff)
- Develop and maintain relationships and clear lines of communication with campus and community partners.
- Continuously identify and integrate best practices in field of Conduct Administration and the Title IX investigation arena into knowledge base and practice. Stay abreast of current movements in the field of student conduct investigations by participating in conferences, workshops, etc.
- Build relationships with colleagues at peer institutions; review current literature and research; participate in local, regional and/or national professional associations and organizations
Bachelor's degree and two years of professional experience in a postsecondary setting.
Excellent judgment with the ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential information.
Strong skills in the areas of conflict resolution, problem solving techniques, interviewing and investigation.
Exceptional critical thinking skills demonstrated by the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and facilitate resolution of difficult challenges, including the ability to handle issues of complex and extreme sensitivity.
Skill in writing concise, logical analytical reports to convey complex issues.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and success in working with diverse constituencies, both domestic and international, to support an inclusive campus environment.
Ability to establish and maintain professional and productive working relationships with staff at all levels at the University to resolve complaints in a neutral and sensitive manner.
Working knowledge of laws and compliance regulations including Title IX, due process protections as they apply to Student Conduct proceedings, the Clery Act, VAWA, and FERPA.
Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, Educational Administration or similar.
Experience in student conduct or an office of discrimination and harassment.
Experience working with college students.
Professional experience conducting investigations in a University setting.
Position will remain open until filled.