Program Specialist, Student Conduct

University of Nevada-Reno  |  Reno, NV

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Job Overview

Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Program Specialist, Student Conduct

Job Type: Student Conduct
Location: Reno, NV
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 15,000 Students
Employer ID: 31011
Application Deadline: 06/08/2019


Housing for Position:
None provided
Housing for Position:
None provided
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
0-1 Year

Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
0-1 Year

Position Description

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Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Program Specialist, Student Conduct for the Office of Student Conduct. The Program Specialist, Student Conduct receives reports of allegations of violations of the Student Code of Conduct and Academic Standards policies, as assigned by the Assistant Dean, Student Conduct.  The Program Specialist investigates and adjudicates reported violations of the Student Code of Conduct, utilizing campus sanctioning guidelines to assign appropriate interventions or referrals for those students or student organizations found responsible for violations. The Program Specialist also receives complaints from academic faculty when students are charged with a violation of the Academic Standards policy.  The incumbent serves as the facilitator in all hearings before the Student Conduct Hearing Board, the Sexual Assault Hearing Board and the Academic Integrity Board. The Program Specialist assists the Assistant Dean in development and implementation of prevention, awareness, and educational programs and assists in collecting and evaluating assessment data as related to the conduct process. The incumbent assists the Assistant Dean in handling student crises and emergencies, to include referrals to appropriate medical and/or mental health professionals.  The incumbent works with General Counsel’s office to ensure rights of all parties involved in conduct cases are protected and to minimize liability of the University.  The incumbent is responsible for updating the website and University catalog when changes are made to the Student Code of Conduct.      

Due to the nature of the services provided, employees may encounter sensitive subject matter including sexual content, violence, mental health challenges, and issues related to alcohol or other drugs, through the course of normal work assignments.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and two years of related work experience or a master’s degree and one year of related work experience. Related experience: University student services; substance education, prevention, and/or counseling/treatment; academic integrity; or other relevant work experience

Certification and Licensure

NV Driver’s License within 30 days of hire or alternate form of transportation necessary to meet the requirements of this position.

Schedule or Travel Requirements

Variable Work Schedule (to include occasional nights and weekends)

Occasional Travel (local for training and investigations and regional and national for trainings and conferences)

Compensation Grade


Total Compensation

The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, thirty (30) days of sick leave provided upon start date and two (2) days of sick leave accrued per full month after the first year of service, two (2) days of annual leave accrued each full month, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit:

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada.



Full-Time Equivalent


Required Attachment(s)

Attach the following attachments to your application

1) Resume/CV

2) Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three Professional References

4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

Posting Close Time

This posting will close at 12:00 am on the date listed below. The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 pm the day prior.

Posting Close Date


Note to Applicant

Applicants must fully document their education and experience to demonstrate meeting the minimum qualifications of the position.

All attachment(s) must be received on or before the closing date posted on the job announcements. 

This position may require a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate selected for hire.  References may be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs. HR may attempt to verify academic credentials.

Job postings are specific to the Nevada System of Higher Education.

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