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Assistant Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities (Program Coordinator)

Western Illinois University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Jul 26, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities (Program Coordinator)

  • Work Department: Student Development and Success
  • Class Title/Code: Program Coordinator (5002)
  • Effective Date: Jul 20, 2021
  • Responsibilities:
    The Assistant Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities assists in the administration of
    the university's student conduct process. The Assistant Director investigates allegations of
    violations of the code of student conduct, serves as a conduct and hearing officer, and issues
    sanctions as appropriate. Serves as liaison to internal and external constituencies. Administers
    professional and paraprofessional training. Enters and maintains records in compliance with
    Student Rights and Responsibilities and university policies. Participates as a member of
    emergency consultation team system and attends regularly scheduled training.

    Student Conduct Resolution (75%)
  • Meet with students to determine responsibility and appropriate sanctions
  • Maintain student conduct records, the Maxient database, and compiles data and reports associated
    with the conduct process.
  • Serve as a conduct and hearing officer for administrative resolution of cases of student and
    group/organization misconduct; mediate assigned cases involving student conflict
  • Interpret and administers the Student Code of Conduct and student Conduct processes
  • Determine responsibility for allegations of misconduct; issue sanctions as appropriate
  • Write follow-up letters, finalize cases, and complete records in data management system
  • Monitor completion of sanctions issued through the disciplinary process
  • Counsel students in academic, personal, and disciplinary matters
  • Assist with hearing board member selection, training and on-going development
  • Assist in the training, on-going professional development, and consultation and guidance of
    conduct officers including University Housing and Dining and Office of Student Activities staff
  • Review overdue cases and sanctions and works to rectify them or arrange for student holds on
  • Remain up-to-date on students' trends and best practices in student conduct to ensure the
    University's process is appropriate and relevant
  • Serves as facilitator of decision making sessions and coordinates additional educational sanction
    classes, programs, and initiatives
  • Work with colleagues to serve as a resource and liaison for students, families, faculty and
    administration and assists with concerns or inquiries as appropriate.
  • Researches emerging technology applications, specifically to educational sanctioning and
    programming, and develops ways to implement at University

  • Supervise graduate and paraprofessional staff
  • Review and process reports from law enforcement agencies and university offices
  • Prepare case reports, outcome letters, and hearing materials
  • Meet regularly with key constituencies regarding shared concerns
  • Provide outreach to university offices regarding office policy and procedures and university
  • Provide ongoing training of policies, procedures, and best practices to faculty and staff in
    university offices
  • Aid in the development and coordination of training for paraprofessional staff
  • Communicate to internal and external constituencies
  • Support university officials in collecting federally-required information
  • Assist in the editing of office publications, including website, educational materials, resources,
    and Code of Student Conduct
  • Assist in the review and development of university policies related to student conduct and

    Other Duties
  • Serve on emergency consultation team on-call rotation; respond to crises involving students;
    assist in development of protocols
  • Serve on various campus-wide committees and task forces.
  • Other related duties as assigned incidental to the nature of the position or appropriate to the
    missions of the Office of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Retention Initiatives, the Director
    of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Retention Initiatives, the Division of Student Services,
    and the University
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Required Qualifications:
    1. Bachelor's degree
    2. A total of two (2) years direct experience in student conduct, conflict resolution or a related field*

    *Note: Master's Degree in an area consistent with the duties of the position may be substituted for one (1 year) of work experience.
  • Starting Salary: $3368/month
  • Application Deadline: Aug 10, 2021

Employment - Information & Instructions
Complete an Employment Application online. Submit supplemental application materials, including copies of official academic transcripts and a current resume, via email to

All application materials, including completed application, transcripts, and resume, are due in the WIU Human Resources Office no later than 4:30 p.m. the day of the application deadline.

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Human Resources Office
Sherman Hall 105
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone: (309) 298-1971 ext. 1
Fax: (309) 298-2300


Open: Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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