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Manager, Student Conduct & Academic Integrity

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Division of Student Affairs

Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Student Advocacy, the Manager of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity serves as the Primary Administrative designee for Student Affairs. This role investigates and adjudicates alleged violations of the Student Standard of Conduct, including cases of academic dishonesty and behavior misconduct by individual students or student organizations.

The Manager of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity develops sanctions for students and student organizations found in violation of university policies which promote personal and educational development and maintains university standards.
The Manager of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity refers and presents cases to the Student Conduct Committee or Academic Integrity Committee as needed, and they are responsible for the daily operations of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity programs in conjunction with the Director of Student Advocacy.

As an integral member of the Division of Student Affairs, the Manager of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity is also charged with supporting students through referrals to university resources and working in concert with campus partners to resolve student concerns as appropriate. This position actively participates in outreach and liaison activities for campus stakeholders, including students, faculty, and staff. The ideal candidate should have a welcoming and professional presence that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to inclusive, openness, flexibility, and thoughtfulness.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the investigation and adjudication of behavioral misconduct and/or academic integrity matters. Interprets and administers the Student Code of Conduct and student conduct and academic integrity processes.
  • Ensure policy and processes afford fundamental fairness, timeliness, and due process. Review and recommend policy revisions.
  • Monitor the completion of post-adjudication action plans with students involved in student conduct or academic integrity processes and identify effective interventions.
  • Conduct information sessions and serve as a hearing officer for informal and formal hearings. Prepare related correspondence and maintains the confidentiality of student conduct records in accordance with federal, state, and university regulations.
  • Manage the Student Conduct Committee (SCC) comprised of faculty, staff, and students, including recruiting members, conducting interviews, and scheduling SCC hearings as the need arises. Develop and facilitate trainings for Student Conduct Committee members.
  • Develop and apply effective sanctions that emphasize education, student development and responsible behavior. Initiate referrals when appropriate to resources/departments on campus.
  • Serve as a liaison with the Office of the Registrar to ensure appropriate holds are assigned for student conduct and academic integrity matters in a timely manner.
  • Serve as point of contact and liaison to local law enforcement, including University Police and off-campus agencies.
  • Assist Residential Life and Housing in training student staff on the conduct process and their role and responsibilities as resident assistants, desk assistants, etc. Serve as the student conduct liaison to the university P3 housing partner, University Meadows, and assist in training of their student and professional staff on the conduct process.
  • Maintain program files, data files and records for the purposes of data management and reporting. Track sanctions and conduct investigations as necessary. Provide follow-up contact with students as needed.
  • Facilitate and assist in the development of workshops for the university community, including but not limited to, the topics of ethics, personal decision making, academic misconduct, behavioral misconduct, and the conduct process. Provide educational outreach and materials to campus constituents focused on student rights and responsibilities, academic integrity, and university processes and procedures for reporting potential misconduct.
  • Assist with annual statistical and informational reports and review of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity, inclusive of policies and procedures of the Office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity.
  • Oversee compliance tasks of university Safe and Drug Free Schools Act in collaboration with Missouri Partners in Prevention
  • Serve as a care member of the UMSL CARE Team. Serve on departmental and university related committees as applicable, work cooperatively with colleagues on campus, and serve as a liaison to the campus and greater community.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and information regarding relevant law, regulations, and regulatory guidance. Research trends and assist with the implementation of best practices related to student conduct and academic integrity. Collect and analyze data and prepare reports as needed upon university or another agency request.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the Division of Student Affairs by performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. The University will not sponsor applicants for this position for employment visas.

Shift

Monday – Friday; 8:30am – 4:30pm

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 4 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary

Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced Degree - Masters in higher education, public policy, social work, counseling, student personnel, or other related field
  • At least two years of full-time professional experience working with post-secondary students.
  • Professional experience investigating complaints, concerns, or other behavioral misconduct or academic integrity issues
  • Commitment to and knowledge of equity, diversity, inclusion, and trauma informed practices.
  • Commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards; professional integrity and maturity, high quality/standard of work, discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong written and oral communication with experience facilitating dialogue in diverse settings and the ability to manage difficult conversations
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to set priorities, coordinate multiple projects and investigations with time-sensitive deadlines.
Anticipated Hiring Range

Pay commensurate with education and experience.
Hiring Range: $57,000 - $59,771 Annual
Grade: GGS-9E
University Title: Manager, Student Support Services

Application Materials

Application materials include a cover letter and resume. Finalists will be asked to provide references at a later date.

Applicants must combine all application materials into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment to the UMSL Job site: http://umsl.jobs.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.). For questions about the application process, please email employment@umsl.edu. If you are experiencing technical problems, please email umpshrsupport@umsystem.edu.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, short- and long-term disability, paid parental leave, paid caregiver leave, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at https://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits .

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit https://www.umsystem.edu/ums/hr/eeo or call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-2146.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.

Company

UMSL

The academic core of the University of Missouri-St. Louis, a public, metropolitan research university that serves Missouri's most populous and economically and socially diverse region.

University of Missouri–St. Louis Tritons build a vibrant and diverse community that we are all proud of. From our outstanding students to our dedicated faculty and staff, we are a community of scholars who are committed to excellence.

With nearly 15,000 students, the University of Missouri–St. Louis is the St. Louis region's premier public research university. UMSL provides excellent learning experiences and leadership opportunities to a diverse student body whose influence on the region upon graduation is immense.

UMSL is spread across more than 350 acres in suburban St. Louis County with a mix of modern and historic academic buildings as well as a variety of student residence halls, condominiums and apartments. It’s the perfect setting for students to gain unique insights from outstanding faculty and work experience from internships at companies and organizations found only in this world-class metropolitan region.

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