Student Conduct Coordinator (Student Services Professional II) (506254)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Education and Training Public Health

Job Description


Position Summary

The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity is responsible for the coordination and development of student services and building the inclusive excellence of SDSU's staff and faculty at San Diego State University. Departments include, but are not limited to, Assistant Deans for Student Affairs; Career Services; Center for Educational Partnerships, Outreach and Success; Communications Services; Counseling and Psychological Services; Educational Opportunity Programs and Ethnic Affairs; Financial Aid and Scholarships; Joan and Art Barron Veterans Center; New Student and Parent Programs; Office of the Student Ombudsman; Residential Education; Resource Management; Student Ability Success Center; Student Health Services; Student Life and Leadership; Student Rights and Responsibilities; Testing Services Office; Well-being & Health Promotion; Cultural Centers; and programming related to Inclusive Excellence.

Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity

The Division works proactively to address systemic inequities through professional learning, community building, advocacy, policy recommendations, and organizational structures while facilitating an integrated vision and shared responsibility for prioritizing and advancing institutional goals. We aim to foster an affirming campus culture based on the core values of excellence, equity, diversity, belonging and inclusion through:

  • Recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who are reflective of the diverse student body and communities served by SDSU, and recruiting students who are representative of the rich diversity of the region and the world;

  • Fostering an environment that is welcoming, affirming, and empowering for students, faculty, staff, and alumni of all backgrounds;

  • Enhancing the career and educational pathways of a diverse student body, the faculty and staff; and

  • Cultivating relationships with the local community that advance the well-being of diverse individuals and communities.

The Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities (CSRR) is responsible for acting on behalf of the University President regarding all aspects of student conduct. The Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities receives reports of alleged misconduct relative to Title 5, California Code of Regulations, investigates all complaints in order to determine whether University student conduct action is to be pursued, and determines appropriate university student conduct case dispositions and sanctions under the guidelines of California State University Executive Orders (EO).

In support of the mission of San Diego State University, the Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities educates campus community members about the Student Code of Conduct and assists in the development of students as good citizens.

In order to carry out this mission, we strive to:

  • Demonstrate care for individual students, their educational aspirations, and personal development

  • Help students and parents understand the importance of accountability

  • Increase retention by encouraging students to make appropriate, ethical, and positive choices

  • Decrease risk behaviors through intervention and appropriate sanctioning

  • Ensure that students' due process and privacy rights are protected

  • Provide outreach, educational materials, and advice to students, faculty, and staff regarding the Student Code of Conduct and system-wide processes.

The Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities is composed of the CSRR director, associate director, six student conduct coordinators, one Title IX/student conduct investigator, an administrative support coordinator, and student assistants (including graduate students).

The Student Conduct Coordinator is under the supervision of the Director of the Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities and the Associate Director of the Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities. The incumbent will receive and investigate reports of alleged misconduct filed by faculty, staff, students, University Police, the Residential Education Office, and members of the community. The incumbent will represent the Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities or University as appropriate.

This person in this position is not responsible for assessing or adjudicating incidents related to Title IX or Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation (DHR) as outlined in Executive Orders 1096 and 1097.

For more information regarding the Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities, click here.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits-eligible, temporary position, anticipated to end on or before June 30, 2022, with the possibility of reappointment. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Education and Experience

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration, or a job-related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Possession of this knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A master's degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completion of a graduate degree in a related field.

  • Two or more years of graduate experience in adjudicating student judicial cases.

  • Strong verbal presentation skills.

  • Working experience in a highly diverse student environment.

  • Experience applying state and federal laws and CSU Executive Orders affecting student conduct work and concurrent risk management issues in California State Universities.

  • Thorough knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations as they pertain to judicial actions, including FERPA, CIPA, Title V, and Executive Order 1098.

  • Possess a high degree of initiative and the ability to work independently.

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills and ability to follow up with other departments and personnel to ensure accuracy of information.

  • Working knowledge of the organizational structure of the University and resources available to the University.

  • Experience developing and maintaining positive relationships with individuals and groups representing many and varied interests and agendas.

  • Proficiency with Maxient data management system.

  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in legal and ethical student disciplinary practices.

  • Experience training and mentoring graduate judicial officers and less experienced judicial officers.

  • Experience working in or with residential student disciplinary processes.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $4,304 per month.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,304 - $6,120 per month.

SDSU COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

In accordance with the California State University systemwide policy and the Academic Professionals of California Union MOU, the individual hired into this position may voluntarily provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19. Alternatively, those who choose not to provide proof of vaccination will be considered unvaccinated and required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19 testing program. Proof of vaccination or COVID test results will be submitted through the university's secure online health portal. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of a two-shot vaccine or two weeks after the first dose of a single-shot vaccine.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on November 29, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by November 28, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Noemi Bravo-Rojas at

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map