Residential Conduct Student Specialist 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
Residential Conduct Student Specialist, 2018-2019
 
Under the direct supervision of the Coordinator for Residential Community Standards, the Residential Conduct Student Specialist (RCSS) will be responsible for assisting in the process of reviewing sanctions from students who participated in the residential conduct process and the closing of conduct cases after the completion of sanctions. The RCSS serves as a liaison between the conduct hearing officers and students who must complete sanctions.
 
The RCSS oversees the completion of the hearing process through working with the hearing officer(s), collecting any assigned sanctions, and updating the database system (Advocate). The RCSS will review and ensure all notifications, documents, or assignments in relation to sanctions are submitted correctly and meet all technical requirements of the sanction assigned. The RCSS will also inform the conduct officer(s) of the completion of any sanctions and closure of any cases.
 

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 2018 grade report must be submitted by July 1, 2018, and Fall 2018 grade report must be 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 Peer Review Board Programmatic Specialist receives $16.00/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 TBD. Mandatory training dates are TBD.

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.

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