Peer Review Board Coordinator, 2018-2019

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW LIVE FOR THE 2018-2019 ACADEMIC YEAR!
Please read the full job description below before applying to the position.
 
DEADLINE FOR ALL APPLICANTS: SUNDAY, APRIL 8th AT 11:59PM.
 
Residential and Student Services Program
Peer Review Board Coordinator, 2018-2019
 

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 Coordinator 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 Coordinator 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 Functions
 

Sanction Review (60%)

  • Oversee the completion of the Residential Conduct hearing process by communicating with the hearing officer(s).
  • Compile  Incident Reports, Alleged Violation Letters, Decision Letters, and assigned sanctions forwarded by the hearing officer(s)
  • Track sanctions through to completion and maintain current records on the student conduct database system.
  • Collect any assigned sanctions from accused students or the accused student’s counselor, specialist, administrator;.
  • Review any assigned sanctions for completion and ensure each assignment meets all sanction requirements.
  • Update the Advocate database to reflect sanction completion.

 

Professional Development (15%)

  • Develop and maintain a current understanding of the Peer Review Boards duties, student development theories, Social Justice Practices, and Restorative Justice theories.
  • Compile and develop an annual report of sanction assignment and completion
  • Attend related departmental and campus-wide training as appropriate.
  • Develop and/or participate in departmental special projects and committees (i.e. assessment, trainings, presentations, etc.)
  • Stay informed on current trends in Student Conduct in higher education.
 

 Administrative Duties (25%)

  • Communicate conduct-related information on behalf of the Residential Conduct Process (i.e. informal warning letters).
  • File and compile information on the Conduct process as needed.
  • Provide support for related programs as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Meet regularly with your supervisor as requested; provide supervisor updates on all aspects of your work and provide and receive feedback.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate or graduate student in good 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 Qualifications

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

 

Terms of Employment

  • The Conduct & Community Standards 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 RCSS must submit a copy of an official grade report to the Residential and Student Service Programs. Spring 2018 grade report must be submitted by July 1st, 2018, and Fall 2018 grade report must be submitted within the first week of classes of the Spring 2019 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 Residential Conduct Student Specialist will receive $16.00/hour, up to 10 hours/week during the period of employment.

 

Expectations

  • Maintain positive working relationships with other Residential and Student Services Programs 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 other 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.

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