Residential Advocacy and Conduct Coordinator

Purdue University-Main Campus  |  West Lafayette, IN

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Job Overview

Posted about 3 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Residential Advocacy and Conduct Coordinator

Job Type: Housing/Residence Life Student Conduct
Location: West Lafayette, IN
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: 30,000 & Over Students
Employer ID: 14454

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Additional Compensation:
The RACC position is a full-time benefits eligible position. Benefits include professional development funds, partial meal plan and technology allowance.
Housing for Position:
Live-off
Benefits
Additional Compensation:
The RACC position is a full-time benefits eligible position. Benefits include professional development funds, partial meal plan and technology allowance.
Housing for Position:
Live-off
Qualifications
Education:
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:
2-4 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:
2-4 Years

Position Description

Purdue University is seeking applications and nominations for the position of Residential Advocacy and Conduct Coordinator in the Department of Residential Life.

Purdue University Residences is home to over 13,000 students.  Within Residential Life, we create communities that will allow students to engage with learning centered environments that promote self-authorship, connection, and intellectual curiosity. Residential Life at Purdue University prides itself in creating inclusive communities that allow for leadership development, personal growth and a myriad of opportunities to connect their classroom experiences to their life within the residence halls.

The Residential Advocacy and Conduct Coordinator (RACC) position:

This position requires meaningful interactions with students and staff in a variety of settings. The RACC provides internal communication, documentation and interventions for students in crisis and/or in the conduct process. The RACC functionally supervises and oversees the residential hearing officers’ case management, educational sanctions learning process, crisis management, and well-being follow up reports.  The position also serves in the senior level on call rotation.  The RACC performs their work in a student-centered manner that promotes excellence in development, innovation, and collaboration.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Initiate conversations with students and parents to provide support for students who rise to the Behavior Intervention Team (BIT) documenting for internal and external audiences not involved in an on-call capacity.
  • Serve as an instructor trainer and logistics coordinator for the residential alcohol intervention program.
  • Create a culture of accountability through coaching professional staff regarding performance as conduct hearing officers, pro-active educators and educational program facilitators.
  • Develop and evaluate strategies for the management of critical incidents in the area of resident safety, diversity, mental health emergencies and highly disruptive behavior.
  • Serve on departmental committees and initiatives and opportunity to serve on University-wide committees

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Two years' experience in conduct, student advocacy, or student support.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and intercultural relations, team work and decision making skills.
  • Conflict mediation, crisis, Title IX, Clery and ADA compliance requirements as related to residential life.
  • Valid US or Canadian Driver's license.

Preferred:

Master's degree preferred in higher education, counseling, student affairs.

Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization this position. 
A Background Check will be required for employment in this position.
FLSA:  Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime).
Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period.
Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Information

A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please apply online at purdue.taleo.net, job ID #1801107 or http://purdue.taleo.net/careersection/wl/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1801107. Applicants with questions regarding the application process may be directed to Ben Shepard, Assistant Director for Residential Life, at shepardb@purdue.edu.

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