Conduct & Student Engagement Coordinator

Details

  • Position Category: Non-Academic
  • Position Title: Conduct & Student Engagement Coordinator
  • School/Department: Office of Student Experience
  • Reports To: Director, Community Rights & Responsibilities & Title IX Coordinator
  • Time: Full-Time
  • Appointment: Regular
  • Job Posted: 11/23/2022

Information & Responsibilities

SUMMARY

The Conduct & Student Engagement Coordinator fosters safe, inclusive, and educational campus environments and intentionally challenges and supports students to embrace global citizenship, civility, and self-accountability on and off-campus. Through meaningful interactions, engaging workshops, and intentional participation in events, the Conduct Coordinator promotes the holistic development of all students from a student development perspective. The Conduct & Student Engagement Coordinator is responsible for the overall administration of the Institute’s student and conduct system, both on and off-campus. In addition, the Conduct & Student Engagement Coordinator will provide direct supervision and leadership as the campus hearing officer and assist in coordinating the campus response to conduct-related matters. The Conduct & Student Engagement Coordinator will also ensure that the Institute remains in compliance with Federal and State Law by participating in committees across campus and updating conduct policies and procedures accordingly.

Requirements

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Oversight of ALL aspects of our student conduct process, including, but not limited to:

  • Direct overall operations of the student conduct process for the Institute, including investigating behavioral concerns, tracking student conduct reports, and coordinating the student conduct appeal process for the institution.
  • Manage and facilitate the academic integrity process for the Institute.
  • Train and educate the Institute community on the Student Conduct process, restorative justice, and due process.
  • Review and revise the code of student conduct.
  • Organize and generate reports for assessment measures for the department.
  • Collaborate with various Institute departments to facilitate effective communication and ensure the student code procedures are fulfilled.
  • Research current legal issues, academic integrity, trends in higher education, and student conduct. Implements best practices.
  • Coordinate the campus response to on- and off-campus conduct and adjudicate cases as appropriate
  • Maintain conduct records and conduct software program database (including conduct holds and sanction follow-up) in accordance with the Institute’s Record Retention Policy
  • Provide ongoing training and assistance to RAs, RDs. and ProStaff with regard to their roles in the enforcement of the Code of Student Conduct
  • Respond to all queries regarding student conduct records
  • Create yearly conduct, assessment, and trend analysis reports
  • Remain abreast of current laws and best practices related to student conduct
  • Work collaboratively with the Title IX Office to assist matters as needed and directed by the Title IX Coordinator.
  • Work collaboratively with the faculty to support the Academic Ethics violations process.
  • Work with General Counsel when necessary, especially in cases where litigation may be involved.
  • Assist with the management of the day-to-day operations of the department, development, and implementation of annual goals, training initiatives, and objectives
  • Identify students with personal, social, academic, or disciplinary problems and assist them with such issues.
  • Available to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Lead and participate in activities and programs of the Division of Student Experience and the college.
  • Support and implement important campus community events (i.,e. Orientations, Convocation, Graduation)
  • Provide support and advocacy for students while emphasizing individual accountability and responsibility.
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings, interviews, appointments, and/or other similar activities with students; ensures students are aware of rights and responsibilities.
  • Develop and lead a cohort student leadership program that engages students.
  • Assist with the management of the day-to-day operations of the leadership program, its, development, and implementation of annual goals, training initiatives, and student learning objectives
  • Serve on Campus committees/task forces as appropriate.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Have a collaborative disposition and possess the ability to think critically and strategically.
  • Understanding of and appreciation for college student development issues and the student affairs field in general.
  • Able to respond to crisis and emergencies and handle and protect sensitive and confidential information and records.
  • Possess excellent written, verbal, human relations, organizational, and time-management skills.
  • Strong leadership ability
  • Ability to work independently, as a member of the student experience team, and with a highly selective and creative student population within a rigorous artistic setting.
  • A passion for working with creative and artistic students of diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to prepare and present intentional educational and social programs in the halls.
  • Work effectively in a dynamic and diverse environment.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree in higher education administration, student development, counseling or related field is preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Strong knowledge and experience in judicial affairs is required and a preference for Clery experience
  • Two years of professional experience in judicial affairs within a residential community is preferred
  • Understanding of restorative justice and best practices for using restorative justice in student conduct preferred
  • Knowledge and appreciation for the unique history and CalArts culture preferred. 
  • Appreciation and experience working with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and knowledge of and experience working with underrepresented students

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL CONDITIONS:

  • Office environment with exposure to office equipment noise, talking, air conditioning and heating.
  • Manipulation of computer keyboard and/or ten-key.
  • Utilization of computer monitor, telephone, copier machine and other office equipment.
  • Kneeling, stooping and/or crouching to reach files or materials.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting.
  • Occasional walking.
  • Reach at, above or below shoulder level to reach equipment, files, or materials.
  • Pushing/pulling open and closed doors, cabinets and drawers.

How to Apply

This position is available immediately.  If you are interested, please follow the link to Interfolio below:

Conduct & Student Engagement  Coordinator - ID:108097

 

Salary

$24.52 - $35.58 an hour

Equity & Diversity

California Institute of the Arts shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Further Information

CalArts has a multidisciplinary approach to its studies of the arts through six schools: Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and Theater. CalArts encourages students to explore and recognize the complexity of the many aspects of the arts. It is supported by a distinguished faculty of practicing artists and provides its Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts students with the hands-on training and exposure necessary for an artist's growth. CalArts was founded in 1961 and opened in 1969 as the first institution of higher learning in the United States specifically for students interested in the pursuit of degrees in all areas of visual and performing arts.

TypeNon-Academic
School/DepartmentOffice of Student Experience
Reports ToDirector, Community Rights & Responsibilities & Title IX Coordinator
StatusFull-Time
AppointmentRegular
Available11/23/2022
Requirements

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Oversight of ALL aspects of our student conduct process, including, but not limited to:

  • Direct overall operations of the student conduct process for the Institute, including investigating behavioral concerns, tracking student conduct reports, and coordinating the student conduct appeal process for the institution.
  • Manage and facilitate the academic integrity process for the Institute.
  • Train and educate the Institute community on the Student Conduct process, restorative justice, and due process.
  • Review and revise the code of student conduct.
  • Organize and generate reports for assessment measures for the department.
  • Collaborate with various Institute departments to facilitate effective communication and ensure the student code procedures are fulfilled.
  • Research current legal issues, academic integrity, trends in higher education, and student conduct. Implements best practices.
  • Coordinate the campus response to on- and off-campus conduct and adjudicate cases as appropriate
  • Maintain conduct records and conduct software program database (including conduct holds and sanction follow-up) in accordance with the Institute’s Record Retention Policy
  • Provide ongoing training and assistance to RAs, RDs. and ProStaff with regard to their roles in the enforcement of the Code of Student Conduct
  • Respond to all queries regarding student conduct records
  • Create yearly conduct, assessment, and trend analysis reports
  • Remain abreast of current laws and best practices related to student conduct
  • Work collaboratively with the Title IX Office to assist matters as needed and directed by the Title IX Coordinator.
  • Work collaboratively with the faculty to support the Academic Ethics violations process.
  • Work with General Counsel when necessary, especially in cases where litigation may be involved.
  • Assist with the management of the day-to-day operations of the department, development, and implementation of annual goals, training initiatives, and objectives
  • Identify students with personal, social, academic, or disciplinary problems and assist them with such issues.
  • Available to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Lead and participate in activities and programs of the Division of Student Experience and the college.
  • Support and implement important campus community events (i.,e. Orientations, Convocation, Graduation)
  • Provide support and advocacy for students while emphasizing individual accountability and responsibility.
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings, interviews, appointments, and/or other similar activities with students; ensures students are aware of rights and responsibilities.
  • Develop and lead a cohort student leadership program that engages students.
  • Assist with the management of the day-to-day operations of the leadership program, its, development, and implementation of annual goals, training initiatives, and student learning objectives
  • Serve on Campus committees/task forces as appropriate.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Education and Experience

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Have a collaborative disposition and possess the ability to think critically and strategically.
  • Understanding of and appreciation for college student development issues and the student affairs field in general.
  • Able to respond to crisis and emergencies and handle and protect sensitive and confidential information and records.
  • Possess excellent written, verbal, human relations, organizational, and time-management skills.
  • Strong leadership ability
  • Ability to work independently, as a member of the student experience team, and with a highly selective and creative student population within a rigorous artistic setting.
  • A passion for working with creative and artistic students of diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to prepare and present intentional educational and social programs in the halls.
  • Work effectively in a dynamic and diverse environment.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree in higher education administration, student development, counseling or related field is preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Strong knowledge and experience in judicial affairs is required and a preference for Clery experience
  • Two years of professional experience in judicial affairs within a residential community is preferred
  • Understanding of restorative justice and best practices for using restorative justice in student conduct preferred
  • Knowledge and appreciation for the unique history and CalArts culture preferred. 
  • Appreciation and experience working with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and knowledge of and experience working with underrepresented students

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL CONDITIONS:

  • Office environment with exposure to office equipment noise, talking, air conditioning and heating.
  • Manipulation of computer keyboard and/or ten-key.
  • Utilization of computer monitor, telephone, copier machine and other office equipment.
  • Kneeling, stooping and/or crouching to reach files or materials.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting.
  • Occasional walking.
  • Reach at, above or below shoulder level to reach equipment, files, or materials.
  • Pushing/pulling open and closed doors, cabinets and drawers.
Instructions

This position is available immediately.  If you are interested, please follow the link to Interfolio below:

Conduct & Student Engagement  Coordinator - ID:108097

 

Salary

$24.52 - $35.58 an hour

Equity and Diversity

California Institute of the Arts shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Additional Information

CalArts has a multidisciplinary approach to its studies of the arts through six schools: Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and Theater. CalArts encourages students to explore and recognize the complexity of the many aspects of the arts. It is supported by a distinguished faculty of practicing artists and provides its Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts students with the hands-on training and exposure necessary for an artist's growth. CalArts was founded in 1961 and opened in 1969 as the first institution of higher learning in the United States specifically for students interested in the pursuit of degrees in all areas of visual and performing arts.