Olympic College




Job title: Student Conduct Community Standards Officer

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Company: Olympic College

Job description: Description

Student Conduct Community Standards Officer

Salary: $60,951.82 – $67,047.01

Classification: Administrative Exempt

Reports to: Dean of Student Development

Olympic College is seeking to hire a full-time administrative exempt Community Standards Officer position. The Community Standards Officer oversees a campus-wide student conduct program that promotes respect, integrity, and student development through the creation and enforcement of equitable and inclusive policies and practices. The Community Standards Officer adjudicates both academic and behavioral misconduct. This includes determining appropriate educational sanctions for students found responsible for violating the Student Conduct Code. This position will also occasionally serve as a Respondent Resource to students accused of misconduct, including sexual misconduct, by explaining the processes and procedures involved in Student Conduct proceedings, discussing academic advocacy resources, and participating in meetings with students as their resource. Educate students on college policies, student rights and responsibilities, and student conduct processes. This position provides consultation and guidance for staff and faculty around issues related to academic integrity, classroom management, and behavioral misconduct.

The Community Standards Officer is a member of the College’s Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) and Bias Assessment and Response Team (BART), collaborates with the Title IX Office, supports academic integrity processes, and provides leadership for other projects that advance strategic objectives of the Student Services Division. This position reports to the Dean of Student Development.

Essential Functions

  • Investigate and adjudicate alleged academic and behavioral violations of the Student Code of Conduct Code. Conduct prompt, impartial, and thorough investigative interviews and hold administrative hearings using the process and procedures in the Student Conduct Code. Determine and communicate administrative and educational student conduct sanctions where appropriate.
  • Prepare disciplinary records for hearing and administrative review process, as necessary.
  • Serve as a resource and support to staff and faculty regarding student and classroom management issues, provide information regarding the Student Conduct Code, and take the appropriate actions to resolve issues with faculty and staff.
  • Manage the Maxient Student Conduct Management System. Serve as a Maxient Team member and collaborate with colleagues to effectively track cases that fall into additional reporting areas (bias, safety, Title IX, etc.)
  • Train and supervise the Student Conduct Committee.
  • Serve as a potential Title IX advisor in cases involving faculty and staff parties exclusively.
  • Ensure the Office of Community Standards is compliant with the Family Education Records and Privacy Act (FERPA).
  • Oversee the compilation and regular review and reporting of data related to student conduct and academic suspension to support equitable treatment, identify opportunities for training and development, and promote student success.
  • Collaborate with all relevant stakeholders, including the Title IX Office, Equity & Inclusion, Safety & Security, Counseling, Human Resources, and student government, in the development and implementation of relevant policies, processes and practices, and educational opportunities.
  • Support student conduct-related processes in compliance with the college’s COVID-19 protocols.
  • Participate in the college’s Behavioral Intervention Team; monitor, address, and resolve issues pertaining to student crisis intervention.
  • Serve on the Bias Assessment and Response Team.
  • Serve as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).
  • Assist the Dean for Student Research best practices and higher education trends and relevant legislation/laws, including but not limited to, student conduct, Title IX, VAWA, SaVe, behavioral intervention, and FERPA, to support institutional compliance.
  • Develop strategic goals and implementation strategies to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the student disciplinary process.
  • Provide ongoing assessment and evaluation of outcomes and operations to ensure efficiency and effectiveness. Use research-based best practices and comprehensive data collection to drive new initiatives and enhance current practices.
  • Assist the Dean with special projects based on annual plans and institutional priorities, with a focus on promoting institutional civility, academic integrity, and support for student success.
  • Support the college in its mission through other duties as assigned. Development in the ongoing review and updating of policies and procedures related to student services and consistency of these policies and procedures in various institutional publications and sites

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, education, criminal justice, sociology, or related field.
  • Minimum two years of conduct hearing experience or mediation in the collegiate setting.
  • Knowledge of and experience with conflict resolution.
  • Knowledge of and experience with FERPA and high degree of professional integrity and respect for confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated commitment to a diverse student body and equitable, bias-free educational practices.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and performing work in databases.
  • Previous training and experience with Title IX and sexual misconduct
  • Self-starter with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. This includes the ability to speak clearly and to fully comprehend written and spoken English and communicate clearly with native and non-native speakers.
  • Proven ability to serve the needs of students, staff, and faculty that represent a broad spectrum of ages, abilities, ethnicities, education, and cultural backgrounds.

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in higher education administration, student affairs, or administration.
  • Experience working in Maxient software or similar case management software.
  • Knowledge of higher education law including Title IX, VAWA, Clery Act, Campus SaVe, and student judicial programs.
  • Knowledge of and experience with Restorative Justice Theory and Practice.
  • Previous supervisory and management experience.
  • Previous experience in a postsecondary work setting in Student Life.

Additional Information

Terms of Employment

This is a full-time exempt position scheduled to work Monday through Friday. The salary for this position is $60,951.82 annually, which includes a generous benefits package: life, health, dental insurance, retirement, vacation & sick leave, and holiday pay.

Conditions of Employment

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position. In addition to the background check, candidates will be required to complete the Sexual Misconduct Disclosure Form as required WB HB 2327.

Per Governor Inslee’s , state employees must be fully vaccinated. Your vaccine status will be verified at New Employee Orientation. Please reach out to the HR Office at at 360-475-7300 if you need information on medical or religious accommodation.

Olympic College seeks candidates for employment who share our commitment to fostering an equitable and inclusive learning environment (read our ). All applicants are required to submit a statement of 500 words or less, describing the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the higher education environment and their prior, current, and/or potential contribution(s) to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion as an employee.

How To Apply

To be considered for this position a candidate must apply online through the Olympic College website and submit the following required materials:

Olympic College Online Application

Resume

Cover Letter – in your cover letter describing how your experience sets you apart for this position.

Unofficial college transcripts. Official transcripts and copies of mandated certifications will be required of the successful candidate.

EEO Statement

Olympic College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Olympic College Provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination and accommodation policies: Rick Sommer, 360-475-7129. This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice

Benefits include vacation, sick leave; medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance; retirement; and tuition waiver.

Expected salary: $60951.82 – 67047.01 per year

Location: Bremerton, WA

Job date: Wed, 03 Aug 2022 07:29:21 GMT

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