The graduate assistant for residential community standards provides leadership to and management of student conduct matters within Housing and Residential Services. The graduate assistant will also provide support for implementation of community standards on all residential floors and crisis response programs. The graduate assistant has dual reporting requirements to both a housing complex coordinator and the director of student conduct or designee. This live-in position will share on-call duty rotation for the Grant and Stevenson complexes. The position involves a level of accessibility and accountability to both students and staff. The graduate assistant will process and adjudicate student conduct cases through the Maxient Conduct Manager system. The graduate assistant will also work closely with complex coordinators, full-time and graduate hall directors who provide supervision and support the community advisors in the residence halls, student conduct office and the Department of Police and Public Safety. All residential communities support and contribute to the academic mission of the institution.
Assists staff in assessing student needs and providing strategies related to the residential curriculum regarding student conduct and community standards.
May require after-hours commitments and rescheduling of appointments with students.
Requires an ability to build trust and a rapport with students, parents and other interested parties in potentially difficult situations.
Given the small number of staff in the office, may need to complete multiple projects simultaneously.
Must present information to a conduct board or to an audience who does not necessarily understand the intricacies of the student conduct process.
Written information is routinely distributed about conduct matters at various levels of our institution.
Thinking critically is imperative when it comes to investigations and adjudication.
Ability to confront students and assist in bringing about resolution to conduct related incidents.
10-month, 20-hour-per-week position
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Housing and Residential Services
Neptune East 145
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115