Student Conduct Coordinator - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States

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Detailed Job Description

As a part of Student Engagement and Wellness at Metropolitan State University of Denver, the Dean of Students Office is committed to student safety and well-being by fostering a university community of integrity and respect. The Dean of Students Office is committed to integrating restorative practices into the student conduct process. The office houses student conduct, student conflict resolution services, coordinates the CARE Team (behavioral intervention team), manages Title IX cases with student respondents, and provides generalized support and referrals for students in crisis. The Student Conduct Coordinator is an integral part of the Dean of Students Office team and serves as the chief student conduct officer for MSU Denver. This position is responsible for managing all student conduct cases from report through sanction completion. The Coordinator has jurisdiction over the Student Code of Conduct, the student conduct process and enforcement of sanctions. Additional duties include informing and educating faculty, staff, and students on conduct matters, presentations on student conduct issues and training the student conduct hearing board.


Coordination of the student conduct program: Investigates student conduct complaints, advises complainants and respondents of their rights, responsibilities and options, resolves cases informally when possible and refers cases to conflict resolution services or the formal conduct process as needed. Coordinates all details for administrative meetings, conduct hearings, and trains members of student conduct hearing board. Consults and collaborates with the Coordinator for Student Conflict Resolution Services regarding student cases on campus. Evaluates and makes recommendations to Associate Vice President of Student Engagement and Wellness/Dean of Students regarding the Student Code of Conduct and other relevant conduct matters. Oversees retention and confidentiality of conduct records including maintaining and serving as the point of contact for the online database, Advocate. Remains current on college student conduct trends including compliance related issues such as Title IX, Clery Act and the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act. Uses technology to develop reports and presentations. Serves as a member of the CARE behavioral intervention team. Works closely with the university’s legal counsel and department of Equal Opportunity to resolve disputes and formulate policy and procedure. Prepares and responds to inquiries related to conduct history of students and former students. Responds to complaints, conduct or or other student behavior concerns from faculty, staff, students, parents, the community, and others.

Professional Development and Training: Designs programs, presentations, publications, and website to educate the campus community on the student conduct process, student rights and responsibilities, the prevention of student conduct difficulties, and other student issues. Trains conduct boards.

Dean of Students Office/Student Engagement and Wellness: Serves on campus-wide and academic and student affairs committees as assigned by the Associate Dean of Student Engagement and Wellness or the AVP/Dean of Students. Participates in Student Engagement and Wellness or Academic and Student Affairs projects and initiatives as appropriate or as requested by the Associate Dean or AVP. Coordinates case assignment with the Title IX Investigator and Coordinator for Student Conflict Resolution Services.
Develops, implements, and reports on assessment methods to evaluate program effectiveness. Compiles statistical data for institutional and Clery reporting.

Required Qualifications

Education: 1) Earned Master’s degree or higher in higher education administration, college personnel, social sciences, law, psychology or related field.
Experience: 1) Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering outreach materials, programs and/or presentations; 2)Experience working in compliance with FERPA and rules of confidentiality ; 3) Experience consulting with others regarding student conflict or misconduct; 4) Two years of full time professional experience adjudicating student conduct cases in a higher education setting; 5) Experience presenting to diverse audiences including students, faculty, and administrators; 6) Demonstrated experience promoting diversity & inclusion; 7) Experience collaborating on a project with campus and community constituents.

Preferred Qualifications

1) Three years of full time experience in student conduct; 2) Demonstrated experience adjudicating Title IX cases; 3) Demonstrated experience working with restorative practices in the conduct process 4) Experience working with student conduct data bases (Advocate or Maxient); 5)Demonstrated evidence of strong problem solving skills ; 6) Demonstrated understanding of overall student conduct processes.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

Copies of transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Keyword Phrases

  • Student Life Office
  • Student Conduct Coordinator
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Student Affairs and Services
  • Multicultural Affairs and Affirmative Action
  • Campus Safety and Police
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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