University of South Florida St. Petersburg
Student Conduct & Ethical Development
Education and Outreach Lead
Graduate Student Position
Student Conduct & Ethical Development (SCED) at USF St. Petersburg campus helps provide an important function of the educational mission of the University. The SCED Graduate Student Office Assistant helps with the ongoing development of the student conduct process, which ensures students have the opportunity to achieve learning and personal development. The SCGA will focus on developing programs and processes that support the functions of the office and support an academic atmosphere that is conducive to learning.
As a member of the DOS/SCED team, the student selected for this role will have an overall working knowledge of the institution, the USF Code of Conduct and the student conduct process so they can appropriately assist, advise, and represent SCED as a liaison between the office, students and other members of the University community. The student selected for this role will possess good judgment and ethical decision making.
This position will help oversee the undergraduate student team that provides education and outreach for the department. The student in this role will input programs and strategies for outreach which ensure education around current processes and resources.
- Oversee Dean of Students Ambassador, student education and outreach team. This includes oversight of social media, virtual and in person programming.
- Assist in the hiring, training and in direct supervision of student assistants.
- Participate in staff training, development and in-service meetings/sessions.
- Develop information to be presented in a thoughtful and innovative manner at various events to an array of audiences.
- Present to large and small groups of students, staff and others.
- Assist in the development and routine updating of various manuals and training guides.
- Assist with the Student Code of Conduct annual review.
- Represent the university and SCED when serving as a hearing officer for various student conduct cases, if needed.
- Review existing materials and provide insightful and critical feedback with recommendations for changes.
- Develop website content and other materials for SCED promotion and maintain these documents and sites.
- Assist in developing educational outreach for Title IX, consent, healthy relationships, conflict resolution, binge drinking, misuse of Rx, reporting concerns and other related topics.
- Review and implement assessment strategies where appropriate.
- Assist in coordinating the promotion, recruitment, hiring and training for the University Conduct Board.
- Promote diversity and social justice through role modeling, challenging others and emphasizing respect.
- Develop partnerships with the various University offices, including but not limited to: University Police, Housing and Residential Life, Health and Wellness, Student Accessibility Services, Victim Advocacy.
· Bachelor’s Degree
· Acceptance into a University of South Florida Graduate program
· Strong interpersonal communication skills.
· General knowledge of student behavior that is prevalent on college campuses.
· Experience and knowledge of computer software database systems, office and file organization and proven team work abilities and/or experiences.
· Show leadership through previous projects in which problem solving and sound decision making was a component.
· Skilled at managing complex projects, multitasking and critical thinking.
· Able to work with minimal direction in a relatively autonomous setting, but also work within a small team providing input and appropriate feedback.
· Excellent customer service and customer care skills.
· Initiative seeking and possess a strong understanding of paraprofessional supervision and the administrative skills which impact both the office environment as well as a university community.
· Previous experience in Student Conduct.
· Experience serving on a University Conduct Board or as a hearing officer.
· Experience working with a computer database such as; RMS, Symplicity or Maxient.
· Demonstrated creativity and promotion of complex projects or ideas to students, student groups or staff teams.
· Sound presentation skills.
· Proven experience in completing projects and tasks with and without supervision.
· Understanding of university codes of conduct and/or handbooks or housing guidebook/policy enforcement, development or implementation.
· Experience with programming and outreach efforts.
· Student supervision experience.
Fall 2023 semester, 15 -20 hour per week. Mostly 8-5 M-F, some nights and weekends may be needed.