DIRECTOR FOR STUDENTS RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Number of Vacancies:
Student Rights and Responsibilities
Scope of Job:
Serves as the primary administrator for student conduct issues by
providing leadership and oversight for overall operations of the
student conduct system. Provide daily oversight for the department
implementing the Student Code of Conduct and ensures compliance
with university policies, as well as local, state, and federal laws
as they relate to student conduct.
Description of Duties:
- Oversees administrative duties of the Student Rights and
Responsibilities (SRR) Office through the selection, training, and
supervision of staff; oversight of annual goal setting, reporting,
and assessment of student learning outcomes; ensures the department
is aligning practices with the divisional strategic plan and
- Manages reports received from various campus constituencies,
including University Police and the Office of Institutional Equity
and Compliance and coordinates case management related to the
- Responsible for the oversight and planning for departmental
- Oversees Student Complaints and Grievances process.
- Advocates for student rights and due process while maintaining
an environment focused on student development and education,
ensuring that the student conduct process is administered in a
fair, impartial, non-adversarial and educational manner through the
training and recruitment of staff and discipline hearing officer
- Coordinates case management for students reported to the
Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) and Campus Assessment and
Resource Education (CARE) teams, ensuring appropriate interventions
and support strategies are utilized. Assists as necessary with
- Recruits, trains and manages hearing officers and coordinates
- Responsible for accurate and complete record management in
compliance with UT System records retention policies; oversight of
student conduct and behavior records software/system.
- Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with
internal and external stakeholders, serving as a liaison to all
- Acts as responsible employee for Title IX reports, and as a
Campus Security Authority for Clery Act purposes.
- Investigates and adjudicates student cases of misconduct and
academic dishonesty and meets with students referred to the BIT
team; applies developmental sanctions as appropriate.
- Provides outreach programs to campus constituents regarding the
student code of conduct, conflict resolution, academic integrity
and other issues related to the Office of Community Standards and
- Conducts an annual review of the student code of conduct to
ensure compliance with federal and state guidelines and recommends
revisions as necessary.
- Maintains certifications and training in all areas relevant to
work in Student Conduct and Behavioral Intervention for self and
department including Clery, FERPA, Title IX, NaBITA, etc.
- Participates actively in the assessment of the department and
constructs annual reports, biennial reviews of the Drug Free
Schools and Community Act, and other required assessments.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
General direction from assigned supervisor.
Direct supervision of assigned staff.
Master’s Degree in counseling, student personnel administration or
higher education administration or related field from an accredited
Five (5) years of professional experience in positions with
increasing responsibility and emphasis on student conduct, managing
student crisis interventions including those related to behavior
including supervisory experience.
Background in student development theory and student affairs
assessment is essential.
Use of standard office equipment. Microsoft Office suite, Zoom.
Proficient use with a case management system such as Maxient or
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties.
Office Environment; some travel and weekend work is required.
Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible
amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull
or otherwise move objects, including the human body. UTRGV is a
distributed institution, which requires presence at multiple
locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is performed
primarily in a general office environment.
Exceptional planning and organizational skills. Knowledge of Crisis
management, behavioral intervention, Student Conduct processes,
Title IX, Clery, FERPA, HIPPA, and applicable Texas Laws and
Commensurate with experience
Commensurate with Experience
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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
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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 https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/30056