Peer Review Board Coordinator, 2017-2018

This position is currently closed and we are no longer recruiting. As the school year progresses, there may be some vacancies. To inquire about this position, please email the hiring coordinators at reshalls-emploment@berkeley.edu

The priority deadline for this position is Friday, March 18, 2016.

The Mission of the Residential and Student Service Programs (RSSP) is to create safe and inclusive living learning communities that foster holistic education and global citizenship. RSSP’s vision reflects a commitment to the intentional creation of effective and innovative programs aimed at developing students to be engaged campus and global citizens, and active agents of social change.

Under the direct supervision of the Coordinator for Residential Community Standards, the Peer Review Board Programming Specialist will be responsible for coordinating the training and leadership development of the Peer Review Board. Additionally, they will assist and coordinate in the programmatic development efforts of the Peer Review Board in the residential University Housing system. The Peer Review Board Programmatic Student Specialist works to market and recruit for the Peer Review Board in alignment with the marketing and recruitment of other volunteer student positions in Residential & Student Service Programs.

Essential Duties

Training & Leadership Development & Implementation (35%)

  • Develop training and leadership development opportunities for Peer Review Board in conjunction with Residential Conduct & Community Standards staff
  • Develop and implement summer onboarding of new board members
  • Implement all logistics related to training and leadership development
  • Update and maintain training materials and all related materials
  • Review best practices related to student conduct boards and suggest improvements

Program Development & Implementation (35%)

  • Develop programs in conjunction with Peer Review Board to educate residential students about the Residential Code of Conduct and community standards
  • Implement all logistics related to programming, including, scheduling and reserving room, ordering and managing supplies and materials
  • Communicate and coordinate with hall staff and other campus partners regarding programmatic efforts
  • Maintain a calendar and track all programmatic efforts related to Peer Review Board

Conduct & Community Standards Marketing (15%)

  • Design both web and print materials to recruit members for Peer Review Board
  • Coordinate recruitment efforts with hall staff and other campus partners
  • Coordinate and implement proactive efforts to educate residential students regarding the Residential Code of Conduct and other community standards issues through trainings, programs, marketing materials, and events.

Administrative Duties (15%)

  • Participate in the completion of project assignments and committees related to Residential Conduct & Community Standards
  • Create appropriate assessments and evaluations of Peer Review Board training and programmatic efforts in conjunction with Residential Conduct & Community Standards staff
  • Maintain the Peer Review Board drive in accordance with Residential Conduct & Community Standards style guide
  • Serve as secondary support for the sanction completion process and informal warning system for Residential Conduct & Community Standards

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student in academic standing with the university and possessing a minimum 2.300 cumulative GPA and good standing with the University at the time of application and throughout the period of employment. Please note that GPA does not round up, any GPA below a 2.300 (2.299 or below) will make you ineligible for this position.
  • Be in good standing within the Campus and Residential Conduct systems.
  • Full-time academic status (12-13 units per semester) during period of employment. Exceptions must have the prior approval of the Associate Director of Residential Conduct & Community Standards.
  • Demonstration of strong written and verbal skills

Preferred:

  • Understanding of the Residential Student Code of Conduct (i.e., Bear Necessities Guide to Living)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Residential Conduct process
  • Experience serving on a Peer Review Board
  • Understanding of student needs and current student trends

Terms of Employment

  • The Peer Review Board Programmatic Student Specialist is expected to serve as a role model for all residence hall policies and procedures. Failure to serve as a positive role model may result in personnel action up to and including dismissal.  
  • Maintain the required 2.300 minimum GPA throughout the term of employment. The Peer Review Board Programmatic Student Specialist must submit a copy of an official grade report to the Residential and Student Service Programs. Spring 2016 grade report must be submitted by July 1, 2016, and Fall 2016 grade report must be within the first week of classes of the Spring 2017 semester in order to ensure compliance with the academic requirements of the position.
  • Continued employment is contingent upon a satisfactory job performance evaluation by the supervisor. Satisfactory job performance evaluation is defined as meeting expectations as defined by the job evaluation in all areas of the job description.
  • The Peer Review Board Programmatic Specialist receives $14.50/hour, with an average of ten hours per week during the period of employment, depending on programmatic calendar. Some evening and weekend shifts are required The Peer Review Board Programmatic Student Specialist is required to begin their term of service on Monday, August 8, 2016. Mandatory training will take place from August 8th through the first day of classes.

Expectations

  • Maintain positive working relationships with other Residential and Student Services Program staff.
  • Maintain an organized and neat workspace.
  • Abide by all RSSP workspace expectations, including dress code and after hours building policies.
  • Be responsible with special staff privileges (i.e. use of office, phones, keys, office equipment, etc.).
  • Maintain confidentiality and objectivity in all matters related to students and staff.
  • Perform duties as assigned by the Coordinator for Residential Community Standards.

Background Check Requirement

This position is subject to a criminal background check. This position meets the following background check criteria:

  • Access to detailed personally identifiable information about students, faculty, staff, or alumni which might enable identity theft.

Nondiscrimination Policy Statement for University of California

The University of California, in accordance with applicable Federal and State law and University policy, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer related or genetic characteristics), ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services.  The University also prohibits sexual harassment.  This nondiscrimination policy covers admission, access, and treatment in University programs and activities.  Inquiries regarding the University's student-related nondiscrimination policies may be directed as follows: Sex discrimination and access: ADA/504 Compliance Office, (510) 643-5116 (voice or TTY/TDD); age discrimination: Age Discrimination Act Coordinator, (510) 642-8471.  Other inquiries may be directed to the Academic Compliance Officer, 200 California Hall #1500, (510) 642-2795.

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Provides health and safety training, guidance on safe work practices, provides proper equipment, observes work practices and correct methods, and investigates accidents. Works in a safe and responsible manner while not putting self or others at risk. This includes complying with applicable policies and regulations; using personal safety gear; observing warning signs; learning about potential hazards; and reporting unsafe conditions.

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Please contact reshalls-employment@berkeley.edu with any questions. Thank you for your interest in the position!