Coordinator of Community Standards

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Apr 28, 2022
Aug 24, 2022
Program Manager
Full Time
Coordinator of Community Standards The George Mason University Office of Student Conduct is currently seeking applications from qualified candidates for the Coordinator of Community Standards position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Department: It is the mission of the Office of Student Conduct and the Student Conduct System at George Mason University to turn potential incidents of misconduct into opportunities for the facilitation of education and student development. It is our goal, as students make their way through the adjudication process, they will leave that process as better educated students, better all-around members of the University community, and better global citizens.About the Position: The Coordinator of Community Standards is an administrative faculty position and is a part of the professional staff team of the Office of Student Conduct, within the Division of University Life. Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Community Standards, the Coordinator of Community Standards is responsible for implementing the vision and mission of Student Conduct campus-wide with a primary focus on residential living. The coordinator manages a comprehensive educational and accountability program that promotes student success. This role advances the shared effort of providing various means to resolution, proactive education, and holistic support of students. In concert with key stakeholders, the coordinator will assess programmatic effectiveness and develop structures that aides in achieving these goals.Responsibilities:Staff Training & SupervisionAssist in training, development, and creation of resources for the Housing & Residence Life staff;Recruit and train staff interested in serving as an instructor for internal educational sanctions;Serve as the primary point of contact and advisor to the Residential Adjudication Board; andSupervise one graduate assistant.Student Engagement & LearningCollaborate with the Assistant Director of Community Standards and other key stakeholders in the marketing and education of the policies and procedures as outlined in the Student Code of Conduct and the Resident Student Handbook;Assist in the marketing of the Residential Adjudication Board and recruitment of the Board Members;Develop marketing (both web and print) that educates students, staff, and parents on policies and procedures outlined in the Code of Student Conduct and the Resident Student Handbook;Provide guidance to Residential Communities to identify, develop, and implement needs-based programming and initiatives to engage residents and foster community development;Develop, modify, and maintain educational curriculum related to sanction courses; andDevelop and maintain educational sanctions that support all policy violations.Conduct Adjudication & ManagementAssist in the management and maintenance of centralized communication and data systems;Serve as Incident Manager for assigned Residential Communities; oversee the delegation of cases to Hearing Officers within Residential Communities;Oversee the Residential Adjudication Board administrative processes;Adjudicate conduct hearings and implement sanctioning; andParticipate in the execution of restorative justice and mediation routes to resolution.Assessment & ResearchReport on trends in the Residential Communities;Connect with peer institutions and research best practices for case adjudication and sanctioning; andAssist in the implementation and evaluation of educational sanctioning initiatives and programs.University PartnersCollaborate with campus partners on a peer mediation program that educates student and staff on mediation techniques, resources regarding referrals, and programmatic opportunities;Collaborate with University Life units on programming related to responsible alcohol consumption and interpersonal violence prevention;Serve on boards, committees, or councils as delegated by the Assistant Director of Community Standards; andOther duties as assigned.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience;Experience with problem solving, making complex decisions, and engaging in difficult conversations;Experience working with Student Conduct, Academic Integrity, or Residential Life processes; andAdvance technical experience working with digital platforms for assessment, availability management, document sharing, distance collaboration, web authoring, and course management systems.Preferred Qualifications: 2 years of professional work experience with case management and adjudication experience.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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