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University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 22, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Number: SRGV6817
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Brownsville, Texas
Department: Student Rights and Responsibilities
FLSA: Exempt

Scope of Job:
Responsible for the management of the day-to-day operations of the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities (SRR) including the planning and conduction of student investigations, educational programming, department's budgetary responsibilities, and functions related to the student conduct and disciplinary processes.

Description of Duties:
  • Responsible for the management of the day-to-day operations of the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities (SRR).
  • Interprets, advises and guides SRR staff regarding the enforcement of the Student Code of Conduct, Honor Code, and University policies, as well as administering various conduct processes.
  • Responsible for planning and design, implementation, monitoring, assessment, and evaluation of student investigations.
  • Assists with the department’s budgetary responsibilities and serves as project manager and/or secondary approver for assigned departmental budgets.
  • Responsible for oversight of departmental marketing, publications, website, and outreach of educational and preventative initiatives from SRR in coordination with University Marketing and Communications.
  • Oversees awareness and education of Honor Code, Student Conduct, Academic Integrity, and related policies through the development and implementation of educational programing.
  • Coordinates the development and implementation of faculty and student outreach efforts, education, and training programs on reporting and disciplinary processes.
  • Oversees the student advisory board, including the recruitment, selection, training, evaluation, and retention of student advisory board members.
  • Administers the student conduct investigative and hearing process, including case management within appropriate areas.
  • Manages, investigates, adjudicates and advises on disciplinary and academic dishonesty cases from intake to disposition.
  • Investigates and issues sanctions for student misconduct cases which promote student personal and academic development.
  • Participates in annual review of HOP policies relating to Student Rights and Responsibilities and provides feedback.
  • Gathers and provides data for The Drug-free Schools and Communities Act Report.
  • Under the direction of SRR Director, oversees the hiring, training, supervision, evaluation, and overall management of full-time employees in Student Rights and Responsibilities.
  • Oversees and mentors hearing officers, including recruitment, selection, training, and retention of Hearing Officers.
  • Responsible for departmental assessment of utilization tools such as Maxient, Dean of Students reports, and other tools.
  • Coordinates and evaluates all applicable departmental software used.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with departments, divisions and staff members across Division and University Lead SRR staff in supporting initiatives and events of other departments by serving as a volunteer.
  • Collaborates with University Police Department on Clery Report compliance.
  • Acts as liaison to Student Affairs, Residence Life, Academic Affairs, Counseling and Psychological Services, University Police Department, and other on campus departments and off campus agencies.
  • Serves on office, department, division, and university committees as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received:
General supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given:
Direct supervision of assigned staff.

Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.

Preferred Education:
Master’s degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.


Required Experience:
Four (4) years of leadership experience in Student Conduct, Residence Life, Student Programming, or related Student Affairs, Social Work, Education, or related field to include supervisory experience.

Preferred Experience:
Experience in Student Affairs/Student Success areas such as: student housing, student conduct, dean of student’s office or a related area obtained in a higher education/college setting. Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) and National Association for Behavioral Intervention and Threat Assessment (NaBITA) training, investigations experience, appellate level review experience. Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Use of standard office equipment, and student and web-based case management systems. Proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.

Working Conditions:
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment; some travel and weekend work is required. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. UTRGV is a distributed institution, which requires presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley.

Working knowledge and experience in student development theory, basic student counseling, and current student conduct issues and trends. Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and customer service orientation. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and the ability to analyze, summarize, and effectively present data and metrics. Skills in examining and evaluating operations and developing and/or redesign operating strategies, systems, and procedures. Developed analytical/critical thinking skills. Excellent written and oral communications skills.

Physical Capabilities: N/A
Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 06/27/2023
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

Date of Birth
Social Security Number

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956)665-8880 and/or

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

To apply, visit jeid-7f7039352d74e040a47fbb565b0dedea

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