In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating "Excellence in Every Way", the ideal Student Conduct and Behavioral Intervention Coordinator will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.
Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities
Triage all incoming incident reports and complaints submitted to the Office of the Dean of Students, assign reports to appropriate staff, and direct staff in the handling of cases.
Resolve very complex and highly sensitive conduct cases. Interview, maintain ongoing communication with, and provide appropriate educational intervention and resource referrals to complainants, respondents, witnesses, and others involved in the student conduct process. Conduct investigations, facilitate developmental meetings, create and assign educational sanctions, and assess student learning. Interact with families, attorneys, and others on behalf of the university as needed. Compose formal letters to students regarding complex and serious issues, and routinely compose detailed documentation on meetings with students, investigation progress, and other case-related information.
Serve as a Conduct Officer: Investigate student conduct complaints; advise complainants and respondents of their rights, responsibilities and options; resolve cases informally when possible and refers cases to conflict resolution services or the formal conduct process as needed; maintains all appropriate files related to assigned cases; follow-ups to ensure that assigned conduct sanctions have been completed.
Assist in the management of all aspects of the conduct process including initial meetings with students, conduct hearings, and training Appeals Officers; assist in the management of Conduct protocols
Serve as a member of the CARE Team (Behavioral Intervention) which is comprised of representatives from campus law enforcement, mental health services (both psychological and psychiatric), disability services, the faculty, and the Dean of Students Office. As a member of the team, play a part in the assessment of student needs and/or risk. Develop appropriate action plans to help minimize risk/harm and that support student success. Maintain a system for following up with students who have been referred to campus or community resources.
In the absence of the Co-Chairs, may be asked to lead weekly CARE Team (Behavioral Intervention) meetings and convene the group in the event of a case needing immediate attention.
Serve as the primary Case Manager with students whose reported behaviors have been identified as potentially a risk of harm to themselves, others, or property.
Assist in the management of CARE Team (Behavioral Intervention) protocols, trainings, and all communication/outreach efforts including presentations to faculty, staff, and students about the CARE Team and related processes. Disseminate relevant information to CARE Team members.
Liaise with health care providers on campus and in the community, law enforcement, parents, and colleagues across the institution to ensure compliance with action plans.
Communicate with staff, parents, and families or designated emergency contacts regarding emergencies, including hospitalizations and suicide attempts, to help facilitate a successful return to campus when issues are appropriately resolved.
Develop and maintain relationships with community and campus entities which provide services that may be of value to Tuskegee University students and/or the CARE Team
Assist in the assessment of behavioral intervention case management, CARE Team (Behavioral Intervention), and student conduct practices. Subsequently share results with CARE Team and campus decision makers regarding progress and changes to training/protocol.
***THIS POSITION REQUIRES SOME EVENING AND WEEKEND HOURS*****
A Bachelor’s Degree
Master’s Degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education or Juris Doctorate preferred.
Effective interpersonal and organizational skills
Experience working with college students on a residential campus.
Commensurate with education, training and experience
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Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, and 3 to 5 letters of reference with detailed contact information. Copies of unofficial transcripts must also be submitted (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet for consideration of the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.
Completed applications may be mailed or submitted electronically to:
Office of Human Resources
1200 West Montgomery Road
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address: email@example.com Fax: 334-724-4319
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment.
Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.