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Student Conduct and Community Standards Coordinator

College of Marin
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 17, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs
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Student Conduct and Community Standards Coordinator

Salary: See Position Description
Closing Date:
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Kentfield & Indian Valley (Novato) Campuses, CA

Open Until Filled

All application materials must be received by the Priority Screening Date in order to be considered during the initial screening. Applications received after this date may be considered thereafter at the discretion of the college until the position is filled. This position performs its duties on both the Kentfield and Indian Valley (Novato) campuses, so if not already residing within the Bay Area, the successful candidate must be willing to relocate.

Due to COVID-19 applicants should be prepared that if selected to interview for a position at the College, all interviews will be held remotely.

College of Marin strives to embrace diversity in all forms: it strives to be an Inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened and productive environment and demonstrates sensitivity to and respect for a diverse population.

COM serves a county population of approximately 250,000 residents. Based on 2019-2020 credit enrollment data, the diversity of students at the college includes greater representation than the county with regards to enrollment by Hispanic/Latino (30% of enrollment), Asian (8%), Black/African American (3%), and Multi-racial (6%) students.

College of Marin does not discriminate in employment on the basis of, or perception of, race, ethnic group identification, ancestry, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, physical disability, mental disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, family and medical care leave, military or veteran status, or prior record of arrest or conviction, and is subject to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, Civil Rights Act of 1991, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. In accordance with Executive order 11246 (as amended), the College of Marin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Under the direction of the Director of Student Services, Activities and Advocacy, this position is responsible for the various elements of the student conduct process, related procedures, and COM Care system. Using an equity and social justice-minded approach, the Student Conduct and Community Standards Coordinator interprets and implements College of Marin policies and procedures, consults with academic deans, department heads, faculty, and staff regarding practices, procedures, student interventions, and student rights and responsibilities. This position serves as the primary student conduct hearing officer and educates the student body about institutional student standards of conduct.

Essential Functions
The essential duties and responsibilities listed below illustrate the various types of work that may be performed. Omission of specific statements of duties and responsibilities does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, and are related or are applicable to the assignment. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

  • Provides overall coordination and guidance to day-to-day operational tasks, problem solving, and decision making regarding the student conduct process.
  • Implements Board Policies (BP) and Administrative Procedures (AP) and directives according to District, federal, or state guidelines.
  • Serves as the primary manager of the COM Care (Advocate) system, including monitoring case distribution, initiating intervention, reconciliation, and training.
  • Provides support for student's basic needs and works with campus and community partners to address the needs.
  • Adjudicates and conducts hearings for Standards of Conduct (Board Policy 5500) and Title IX cases (under the guidance of the Title IX Officer and in consultation with direct supervisor).
  • Conducts intake and supports thorough and prompt Discrimination, Harassment and Title IX investigations, including identifying and interviewing witnesses, gathering and securing evidence, keeping accurate and thorough records of the investigatory process, and writing and delivering a timely and comprehensive investigation report following each investigation.
  • Coordinates student disciplinary proceedings with faculty, staff, and students; ensures due process and accountability in student conduct and academic integrity processes.
  • Trains and oversees members of the campus Hearing Committee regarding District policies and the disciplinary process.
  • Collaborates to build, foster, and advance equity-minded, student-centered programs, services, and activities that are integrated with department goals and objectives.
  • Acts as a liaison to faculty, staff, students, and the Office of General Counsel related to academic and non-academic misconduct issues, as assigned.
  • Serves as the Chair of the Care Team.
  • Presents educational programs and workshops for faculty, staff, and students about the COM Care system, reporting, and Board Policies.
  • Provides regular reports to management and federal/State agencies as requested; participates in program reviews; assures program compliance with federal or State program guidelines.
  • Establishes appropriate linkages to special populations or community groups served; promotes program through participation in advocacy groups, associations, and other local, regional, or national organizations.
  • Conducts regular meetings to communicate, review, and recommend revisions of procedures.
  • Responds to student, parent, and other inquiries.
  • Develops workshop materials, promotional materials, and additional documentation.
  • Operates a computer and other office equipment as assigned.
  • Plans, coordinates, and prepares materials for marketing, catalogs, and brochures.
  • Assists the Office as directed for the purpose of supporting campus activities.
  • Serves on committees and boards of the College as required.
  • Maintains professional expertise through attendance at local conferences and seminars and through the review of current literature.
Other Functions
Performs related duties as assigned.

Requirements & Desirables
  • A Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent; and
  • At least two (2) years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified; and
  • Experience working with investigations and hearings; and
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity-minded practices in support of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, college staff, and community members.

  • Background in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Conflict Resolution, and/or Restorative Justice;
  • Experience working in an academic environment;
  • Familiarity with Title IX policy and procedures;
  • Familiarity with student confidentiality rights in accordance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES : (Desirable Attributes & Skills)
  • Planning and coordinating the day-to-day activities associated with the student conduct and intervention process.
  • Equity and social justice education and practices.
  • Development and presentation of programs and workshops.
  • Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies (Board Policy 5500) and procedures (Administrative Procedures 5520) related to student conduct process.
  • Familiarity with student confidentiality rights in accordance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
  • Familiarity with Title IX policy and procedures.
  • Knowledge and skills in Crisis Intervention.
  • Basic needs climate and initiatives.
  • Principles of training and providing work direction to others.
  • Operation of a computer and assigned software.
  • Word processing, graphics and desktop publishing.

  • Provide overall direction and guidance to the day-to-day operations, problem solving and decision-making regarding complex cases and interventions.
  • Develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
  • Coordinate several cases simultaneously.
  • Implement program District policies and guidelines.
  • Provide program reports and accountability.
  • Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Operate a computer and other office equipment as assigned.
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Meet schedules and timelines.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Plan and organize work.
  • Make public speaking presentations.

    Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:
  • In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Criminal Justice/Fingerprint Clearance.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Status: All employees new to the District who access campuses or other District facilities, and/or participate in off-site work in-person for the District, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, prior to employment unless approved as exempt due to verified medical or religious reasons (as defined in federal or state laws and regulations).
  • California Education Code, Section 87408.6 requires persons employed by a community college in an academic or classified position to submit to a TB risk assessment developed by CDPH and CTCA and, if risk factors are present, an examination to determine that he or she is free of infectious TB; initially upon hire and every four years thereafter.
  • DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS: All Marin Community College District (MCCD) employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the MCCD requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. For more information, please see the MCCD Emergency Operations Plan.
  • Candidates applying for positions with the Marin Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.

    The following documents must be attached to your application in order to render it complete. Use the Attachment Type indicated in parentheses when making your attachments.

  • Cover Letter (cover letter)
  • Resume (resume)
  • Transcript conferring Bachelor's degree; if applicable (transcript)
  • STATEMENT: Please provide a response to the following prompt (one page maximum):

  • College of Marin's commitment to educational excellence is rooted in providing equitable opportunities and fostering success for all members of our diverse community. Practices and outcomes related to diversity and inclusion are vital measures of institutional excellence. How would you contribute to College of Marin's effort of enhancing diversity in a meaningful way?

    Supplemental & Salary Information
  • Work under limited supervision, focusing primarily on results.
  • Provide information to and/or advise other persons.
  • Operate within a defined budget and/or financial guidelines.
  • Utilization of resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions and the opportunity to impact the Organization's services.

  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone
  • Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time
  • Seeing to read a variety of materials
  • Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to file materials
  • Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally
  • Generally the job requires 70% sitting, 15% walking and 15% standing
  • Office environment
  • Constant interruptions

    Campus: Kentfield
    Full-time Equivalent: 1.0
    Months per Year: 12
    Work Days/Hours:
    Monday - Friday; 40 hours/week

    The Student Conduct and Community Standards Coordinator is a non-represented classified position, in compliance with all applicable sections of the California Education Code. Confidential employees are members of the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), to which the member contributes up to 7% of their reportable compensation on a monthly basis.

    FLSA Status: Exempt
    Salary Range: Confidential Level 3
    Starting Salary Range: $79,558 to $87,732 annually (Step 1 to Step 3). Background and experience will determine placement. Step 3 is the maximum entering step.

    Please refer to our Human Resources web site for salary schedules.


    Applications must include the documents listed in the Required Documents section to be rendered complete; incomplete applications will not be accepted. Screening will begin after the priority screening date. Applicants selected to interview will be contacted to schedule an interview appointment with the screening committee; however, applicants will be notified of their status, either way, following the screening. Candidates forwarded by the committee following the first interview may be invited for a second interview. Regrettably, College of Marin is not able to offer reimbursement for travel to interviews at this time.

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