Program Coordinator - Student Conduct

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Job Title: Program Coordinator - Student Conduct

Department: EMSS and M&C

Location: Columbus Campus

Employment Type: Staff

Employment Status: Board Approved

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit

FLSA Status: Exempt

Compensation Type: Annual

Compensation: $ 48,375

Schedule: M-F, 8am-5pm and hours outside normal working schedules as necessary.

The College

Community colleges are uniquely positioned to respond to workforce needs and make higher education an affordable reality. There has never been a better time to join a two-year college, and there’s no better place to do it than at Columbus State. A laser focus on student success and a partnership mindset have established Columbus State as a key talent provider in a thriving regional economy, and a premier community college that is changing the nation’s education and workforce landscapes. With more than 46,000 students across two campuses, at several regional learning centers, and online, Columbus State is the nation’s only institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream (ATD) college, an AACC Guided Pathways institution, and a participant in The Right Signals Initiative through the Lumina Foundation. Columbus State employees at all levels benefit from an engaging, collaborative, and supportive culture that rewards innovation and vision. We provide competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and professional development opportunities. We are dedicated to ensuring that the diversity of Columbus State faculty and staff reflects that of our students and region. We are proud to be a central part of a community that embraces differences and celebrates the many cultures, beliefs, and lifestyles that define Central Ohio.

The City

Columbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State University and more than 30 other colleges and universities as well as the headquarters of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one of America’s fastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of cultural experiences, dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, and more. That’s why Central Ohio residents find living here so fulfilling, both professionally and personally.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this position description.

Position Summary

The Program Coordinator for Student Conduct provides support for efforts involving academic integrity by serving as the primary hearing officer for cases involving academic misconduct. The Program Coordinator also provides support for enrollment processes involving applicants with previous behavioral concerns by
leading an enrollment review team. The Program Coordinator also serves as the primary staff member responsible for outreach efforts to train and educate internal and external partners on the Student Code of Conduct, procedures facilitated by the Office of Student Conduct, and topics regarding community standards.

Core Competencies Required

Professionalism, Building Partnerships, Courage, Managing Work, Adaptability, Initiating Action, Continuous Improvement, Communication, Energy, Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Collaboration, Continuous Improvement, Resolving Conflicts, Quality Orientation, Positive Approach


Project Coordination

Coordinates, administers, and manages day-to-day operations and activities. Assesses program operational needs and resources, and initiates processes to
direct program or function toward achievement of its objectives. Maintains records and documentation and prepares reports reflecting program progress, status and related information. Complies with program budget. Coordinate services to proactively educate the College community about academic integrity and adjudicate cases of academic misconduct. Oversee enrollment processes and train team members, as needed.


Identifies best practices from peer institutions. Completes program reports to determine goal attainment. Utilizes program quality metrics and measures expected outcomes (i.e. required completion dates, budget limits, and quality standards). Identifies program issues; addressing those within scope of the role and escalating those needing additional support.

Building Partnerships

Leverage internal and external resources of the College to enhance the performance of the grant projects in order to streamline the necessary effort of project team members. Maintain a deep understanding federal and funder guidelines, terms & conditions, and college policies and procedures to ensure proper management of funding provided. Support the delivery of funder requests including engagements, performance successes, and best practice captures. Consistently maintain grant document management as outlined by designed department systems with the goal of quickly disseminating efforts and providing quality reporting.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Attend departmental meetings and training sessions. Maintain regular office hours. Participate on college sanctioned committees and working groups. Other duties as required. Regular, predictable, and punctual attendance is required.

Usual Physical Requirements

While performing duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into computer. The employee regularly sits, stands and walks. Employee converses verbally with others in person and by telephone. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on a computer screen. Employee occasionally lifts or exerts force of up to 15 pounds when moving files, boxes and other materials. With multiple conference spaces as well as meetings across the campus, employee regularly walks outside to other buildings.

Working Conditions

Typical office environment. Regular exposure to moderate noise typical to business offices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of: Program or functional area. Public relations and cultural diversity; customer service and public relations principles. Software programs, applications; and standard office practices and procedures.

Skill in: verbal and written communications; routine typing; application of job-related computer software; operation of job-related equipment and other equipment; maintaining documentation and records. Proficient in verbal and written communication; promoting good public relations; customer service.

Ability to: coordinate program or functional area operations; coordinate and prioritize multiple projects and tasks. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, students, general public, and other job contacts. Maintain confidential and sensitive information; effectively work with
persons of varying cultures and diversity. React calmly and effectively in emergency situations/ exercise sound judgment in appraising difficult situations and in making appropriate decisions based on policy/procedures. Engage students, faculty, staff and other partners in challenging conversations about student behaviors; make critical decisions about student welfare and campus safety and security.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years' of professional experience in Higher Education. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s). An appropriate combination of education, training, coursework and experience may qualify a candidate.

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