Student Rights & Responsibilities Administrator

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Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Student Affairs / Services

Campus Life and Inclusive Excellence (CLIE) is the student affairs division of the University of Denver. CLIE includes Housing and Residential Education, Academic Resources, Student Engagement, Health and Counseling, and the Center for Multicultural Excellence.

We are committed to providing students with the support and skills needed to become empowered citizens that positively impact the communities they are a part of, now, and in the future.  We do so by challenging students to:

  • Reflect on their values and identities;
  • Recognize their strengths and acknowledge areas for further growth;
  • Understand the importance of needing support and seeking it;
  • Cultivate their passions; and
  • Foster the public good.

The Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities (SRR) at the University of Denver supports the University and CLIE division missions through our office mission, community values, and philosophy of accountability.

Mission: To foster an inclusive campus community which promotes opportunities for holistic student living, learning, and growth. We strive to achieve a safe campus community in which students:

  • Respect themselves, others, the University, and surrounding community;
  • Honor differences and gain an appreciation for living in a diverse society;
  • Maintain high standards in their personal and academic integrity;
  • Understand the impact of their behavior upon themselves, others, the University, and surrounding communities;
  • Seek opportunities to repair harm, restore trust, and acknowledge their impact.

Community Values at the University of Denver:

  • Integrity: Students will act in an honest and ethical manner in the pursuit of personal and academic excellence
  • Respect: Students will honor differences in people, ideas, experiences, and opinions
  • Engagement: Students will be active participants in the DU community and understand the impact of their behavior upon themselves, others, and the community.
  • Personal Responsibility: Students will accept ownership for their actions and choices and understand their role in creating an inclusive environment as a DU student, community member, and a global citizen
  • Community Responsibility: Students will seek opportunities to understand their role in creating an inclusive community and, when necessary, work to repair harm, restore trust, and acknowledge their impact.

Philosophy of Accountability: The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities strives to be educational and restorative in our processes by, offering educational outcomes, workshops and alternate case resolution options. Through the outcomes assigned to students, we hope to encourage self-awareness, social engagement, and provide opportunities for reflection and meaning-making.

Position Summary

The SRR Administrator is responsible for the management and resolution of student conduct cases through facilitating case resolution meetings, leading restorative justice conferences, working with Student Accountability Board hearings, and assigning and evaluating outcomes. The SRR Administrator may serve as a process advisor to students participating in the student conduct process when the SRR Administrator is not the staff member hearing the case. The opportunity to be a team lead in a specific area of our office will be possible. The SRR Administrator may provide training and support to Student Accountability Board members, restorative justice facilitators, Housing and Residential Education staff, and other community members as needed and as mutually determined with their supervisor. The SRR Administrator assists with facilitating educational outreach efforts, including proactive programming and outcome workshops. The SRR Administrator will support the education, training and professional development of our graduate student staff. This is a full-time 12-month position (1.0 FTE) reporting to the Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities.

Essential Functions

  • Case Management and Case Resolution
    • Administer campus policies, which includes the Honor Code, Student Rights and Responsibilities Policies and Procedures, Guide to Residence Living, and other University policies, etc., through processing student conduct paperwork, facilitating administrative case resolution meetings, determining outcomes, and providing follow-up contact with students
    • Serve as a process advisor as needed
    • Coordinate, facilitate and/or assist with restorative justice conference planning, logistics, training and implementation
  • Facilitation and Training
    • Provide training and support to Student Accountability Board members, restorative justice facilitators, Housing and Residential Education staff, and other community members as needed and as mutually determined with supervisor
  • Education and Awareness
    • Design ,implement, facilitate, and assess educational outreach efforts, including programming and outcome workshops
    • Proactive education and training with students on behavioral accountability, conflict resolution, and their rights and responsibilities as individuals and community members
    • Design, implement, and assess academic integrity programming and educational outcomes in collaboration with faculty and other campus partners.
  • Administrative
    • Coordinate the operations of Student Rights and Responsibilities through initiating the student conduct process, preparing cases, and maintaining accurate and complete conduct records/database
    • Maintain appropriate levels of confidentiality regarding student conduct records
    • Participate in comprehensive assessment for the department
  • Other duties as assigned
    • At times, supervise, evaluate, and train graduate students
    • Serve as a team lead on projects and/or topics
    • Participate in departmental, area, and division wide staff meetings and development opportunities
    • Additional responsibilities may be assigned, as mutually determined with supervisor

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the principles of diversity, inclusion, and equity through past experience and education, and the ability to describe the values associated with these principles
  • Ability to work with students at a wide range of developmental levels
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Possess diplomacy, tact and the ability to manage confidential student information with discretion
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including written correspondence and dealing effectively with a broad range of students, staff, faculty, parents, and the public
  • A basic understanding of computerized databases and information systems
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products (Word, Access, Excel, and Publisher)

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • One year of experience in student conduct, conflict resolution, residence life, counseling, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree
  • Understanding and experience with conflict resolution and restorative justice
  • Experience working with faculty
  • Experience planning and implementing campus-wide programs
  • Experience directly supervising graduate or undergraduate student staff
  • Experience with Maxient and Banner

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Evenings and weekends as required. 

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on August 14, 2019.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Range
Salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Please provide a sample of your writing style using the following prompt: Describe what it means to you to have a commitment to inclusion, diversity, and equity and how you would develop and apply this in the Student Rights and Responsibilities Administrator position.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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