Coordinator of Student Rights & Responsibilities at Central Washington University

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Location: Ellensburg, Washington

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Central Washington University

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Job ID 2312
Location Ellensburg
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

Job Summary

The Coordinator of Student Rights and Responsibilities promotes responsible citizenship through behavioral intervention meetings with students and councils them on rights and responsibilities as students. This position administers the Adirondack Judicial System, coordinates conduct processes, and serves as a liaison between University Housing and Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities. The Coordinator assists Residence Life professional staff with the coordination of community standards, conduct processes, and administrative processes involving University Housing and University policies and trains student and professional staff regarding University conduct processes. This position supports the Student Consultation Team and assists the University Wellness Center with educational courses, programming, and evaluation and assessment of the conduct procedures and policies. This position works closely with Police Services on the annual Clery Report. The Coordinator provides evening and weekend programming opportunities on topics surrounding student conduct, decision-making, and responsible citizenship.

Job Duties

Behavioral Intervention/Counseling:
- Provide counseling, mediation, problem solving and referral of individuals or groups of students regarding personal concerns, academic needs, or residence hall policies
- Provide support and guidance to staff who are intervening in behavioral incidents and conducting student behavioral interventions directly.
- Respond to medical, safety, and security emergencies and to students in personal crisis as needed. Serve as departmental representation in these situations and exercises independent judgment with response.
- Interpret university policy in determining educational sanctions for policy and behavioral infractions that best meet student needs, University needs, and contractual obligations of the University.
- Review incident reports, follow-up with students involved in documented incidents, determine various levels of behavioral sanctions and enter incident report data into computer records.
- Interact with students through one-on-one meetings, meetings with residence hall communities, and through conduct case meetings
- Facilitate parent and student meetings when parental notification is required
- Create interactive mediation sessions involving community living agreements surrounding policy violations.

Administration of Conduct Process:
- Work directly with the Adirondack Judicial System regarding data entry and data retrieval
- Read and maintain all student conduct and police reports; distribute caseloads to appropriate conduct officer for conduct meetings
- Support the Student Consultation Team and serve as a liaison for University Housing and Residence Life, Wellness Center, and the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities in determining conduct cases forwarded to other conduct officers.
- Complete all reports, including incident, Clery Act information data, weekly judicial audits, and end of the quarter reports, as directed by the Assistant Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities and the Executive Director of Student Rights, Responsibilities and Health Promotion.
- Interpret and apply University and residence hall policies.
- Evaluate Student Conduct Process.

- Coordinate area and hall-wide residence hall student development programs on the areas of responsible freedom and citizenship.
- Present program-related workshops as needed.
- Assist in operations of special functions with University Housing and Residence Life, First Year Experience, and Sophomore Year Experience. These operations include website, marketing, orientation, welcome weekend activities, etc.
- Work directly with students, faculty, hall staff, and various other University and community resources to meet the educational and developmental needs of students.
- Develop and maintain residence hall communities that value responsible freedom and decision making through education programs, workshops and training.
- Develop and facilitate periodic health promotion and prevention courses or programs in coordination with the Director of Wellness and Health Promotion and Assistant Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities.
- Develop educational sanction workshops (i.e noise violation classes, aggression management seminars, vandalism prevention workshops) in coordination with the Assistant Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities and the Executive Director of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Health Promotion.
- Represent the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities and Student Living on campus-wide committees as assigned.
- Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two years residence hall experience or one year of professional experience in a residence hall setting; Or any combination of education and experience which clearly demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Experience effectively organizing multiple work assignments, involving competing priorities to produce work products that are accurate, of high quality, and that meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Experience that illustrates an understanding of multicultural issues and the ability to foster communities that support diversity
  • Evidence of ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and email

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in college student personnel, higher education administration, or a related field.
  • Experience adjudicating student conduct cases
  • Experience supervising student staff
  • Experience facilitating interpersonal counseling
  • Experience utilizing behavioral intervention strategies or techniques
  • Experience in program facilitation and coordination
  • Experience in recruitment and training of staff
  • Experience working with a university conduct system

  • Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.
  • Judgement: Makes timely, informed decisions. Analyzes options and determines appropriate course of action.
  • Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual support to achieve goals. Encourages participation and mutual support.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts approach and methods to achieve results; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternatives.
  • Commitment to Diversity: Recognizes the value of diversity and helps create environment that supports and embraces diversity.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

Salary: $47,500-52,440 annually

Schedule/Appointment: Monday - Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (1 hour lunch)

Working Conditions: Work is performed in an indoor office setting with frequent in-person interactions. It is essential to be able to remain at a desk/computer work station for prolonged periods of time, perform extensive data entry and other computer-related tasks and create/maintain filing systems for departmental records. Some evening or weekend work and/or occasional travel may be required.

Benefits : CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance, along with vacation and sick leave plans depending on employment classification. For additional information please visit:

How To Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:
  • A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, and (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting;
  • Resume including work history, education, training; and

  • Contact information for three professional references.

Screening Begins: July 22, 2018

**Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Contact Information

Name: Nathan Meints
Title: Assistant Director of Student Rights & Responsibilities
Phone: (509) 963-1515
Website: Student Rights & Responsibilities

Please contact Human Resources at or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.

Conditions of Employment

Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.