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Coordinator for Residential Community Standards (4564U) - 27456 - 1079
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Oct. 3, 2019
Title Coordinator for Residential Community Standards (4564U) - 27456 - 1079
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coordinator
    Professional Staff
  • Residential Life

Coordinator for Residential Community Standards (4564U) - 27456 - 1079

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: August 20, 2019

Departmental Overview

The Residential Life is a department that reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students Office within the Division of Student Affairs. The Division of Student Affairs aims to advance the learning and personal growth of students by providing leadership, services, and opportunities that enable students to succeed in and contribute to a diverse and global society. The Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, its Centers, and staff create environments to educate, support, and challenge students to seek and follow their purpose, build resiliency, transform themselves, and engage communities. To learn more about the Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students Office, please visit

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Residential Conduct & Community Standards in RSSP, the Coordinator for Residential Community Standards manages the day to day operations of the residential conduct process and the case intake process. Provides training and consultation to all Residential Education staff on campus and department crisis response processes and policies and response. Provides support to the academic mission of the University by contributing to students' out of classroom learning by maintaining and safe and secure community environment. Using specialized knowledge of learning and student development theory, advises staff by developing and maintaining community standards that align with safety/security protocols and optimized living and study environments to enhance academic success. The Coordinator assists the Associate Director in analyzing residential student conduct related policies, projects, programs, and issues in support of the residential housing operation.


  • Manage the residential conduct intake process.
  • Reviews all confidential student conduct information and makes recommendations in addressing various conduct and behavioral incidents.
  • Principal user of conduct database (Advocate).
  • Troubleshoot technical and user issues with campus and business partners.
  • Collects and reports on conduct related metrics, data, and trends.
  • Performs analytical studies on residential critical incident response protocol and periodically update.
  • Makes recommendations to management for changes and/or development of new protocols/systems.
  • Trains student and professional staff on community standards processes and protocols.
  • Advise student staff including Peer Review Board Coordinators.
  • Support the Assistant Director for Residential Conduct & Community Standards in implementing a robust residential conduct system that utilizes multiple resolution options.
  • May provide direction to clerical and/or student staff.
  • Prepares, edits, and modifies digital and print related documents including research reports, knowledge base, and training presentations.
  • Active member of RSSP Critical Incidents Team and provides recommendations on policy and procedure.
  • Gathers and assembles analytical and factual data on assigned critical incidences to prepare report and/or analyses summarizing information on the assigned issues and commenting on other significance for departmental constituents.
  • Backs up the Associate Director for Residential Conduct on campus committees (e.g. Student of Concern, OPHD Case Management) and internal department committees (Critical Incidents Team).
  • Serves as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) for all Clery Act-reportable crimes.
  • Serves on campus-wide committees (e.g. CERC Subcommittee on Student Risk) and provides periodic reports and recommendations to RSSP/Residential Education.
  • Serves on other departmental and divisional committees as assigned.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with internal and external campus stakeholders critical to program success. Assumes other duties as assigned.
  • Stays abreast of current research and literature surrounding issues by participating in approved professional development opportunities (e.g. residential conduct, risk management, Title IX, Clery Act) to ensure that existing residential conduct protocols and processes are updated and in compliance.
  • Serves as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) for all Clery Act-reportable crimes.

IIPP Statement:
  • 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.

Required Qualifications

  • Working knowledge and experience in residential and/or campus conduct system.
  • Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
  • Knowledge and experience using conduct database system.
  • Knowledge of higher education and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences.
  • Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance.
  • Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
  • Ability in problem identification, reasoning.
  • Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
  • Thorough knowledge of Student Affairs/Student Life specialization.
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, both verbally and in writing.
  • Solid ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
  • Working skills to analyze information and synthesize large amounts of data with strong attention to detail.

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree (Master's) in higher education, student affairs, or a related field preferred.

Salary & Benefits

This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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