Nevada State College — Student Conduct Officer

Student Conduct Officer

Job Description
Nevada State College (NSC) invites applications for the position of Student Conduct Officer. The Student Conduct Officer is responsible for managing and addressing all conduct referrals and allegations of violations of the Student Code of Conduct. Furthermore, the Student Conduct Officer will evaluate, investigate, and adjudicate all allegations of violations of the Student Code of Conduct; manage the day-to-day oversight of student conduct, which may include training faculty and staff on College policies, student rights and responsibilities, and student conduct processes. The Student Conduct Officer will work closely with the Dean of Students to ensure objectivity and consistency for students referred.

About Nevada State College:
Founded in 2002, NSC is a four-year public college located on a developing 512-acre campus in the foothills of Henderson, Nevada (adjacent to Las Vegas). Our faculty and staff members enjoy the rare opportunity to mold the college as it continues to grow into a cornerstone of higher education in Southern Nevada. NSC emphasizes high-quality instruction, exemplary student support, evidence-based practices, and innovation as a means to more efficient, effective outcomes in all departments across campus.

NSC serves over 5,000 students who are highly diverse and largely underserved—a majority of our students are first generation, racial/ethnic minorities, parents, and/or returning students. We seek applicants who are passionate about working with this promising student population and collaborating with faculty and staff across departments to make a lasting impact in developing our young institution.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement:
At Nevada State College, we celebrate the storied backgrounds of our campus community. We operate with a shared commitment to represent and serve the diverse population of Nevada and to encourage the exchange of ideas that respects and honors the lived experiences of our students, staff, and faculty. We foster a culture of inclusive excellence so our members can live authentically, fully engage, and flourish. In order to strengthen the college and progress its mission, the college dedicates itself to intentional and ongoing reflection to meeting the evolving needs of NSC, the surrounding communities, and the State of Nevada.

Throughout your application materials, we encourage you to highlight your background in fostering an inclusive campus culture and supporting the success of students who are historically underrepresented in higher education. For example, your efforts might include contributions in the areas of teaching, mentoring, advising, research, and/or institutional service.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Respond to all on-campus conduct referrals/ incidents and lead all investigations to ensure timely adjudications
  • Maintain confidentiality when dealing with students and student records
  • Collaborate with Dean of Students and other campus stakeholders to provide a restorative justice approach to sanctions/discipline
  • Develop intentional and purposeful educational programs for faculty, staff, and students regarding NSC Student Conduct Policy and other federal laws
  • Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders to ensure compliance with federal laws and guidelines relative to student conduct (Title IX, Clery Act, VAWA)
  • Work collaboratively with residential life staff to ensure consistent application of NSC Student Conduct Policy

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2-3 years of related professional experience in higher education (Residential Life or Student Conduct)
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to student conduct cases in a timely manner
  • Strong understanding of Title IX, Clery Act, VAWA
  • Demonstrated strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Familiarity with electronic student conduct management systems
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and administrators

Please note: Applicant's must meet the posted minimum qualifications at the time of application in order to be considered for the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in student personnel, higher education, counseling, or similar field
  • 5-7 years' relevant higher education student affairs experience with demonstrated progressive experience in student conduct
  • Outstanding communicator with evidence of presenting to internal and external constituents
  • Working knowledge of relevant federal policies related to student conduct

Salary & Benefits
Budgeted salary range for this position is $53,000 – $55,000. Nevada State College offers excellent benefits, including 15.25% retirement match, 24 annual leave days, beginning balance of 30 sick leave days, 11 paid holidays, educational benefits, and the choice of two health insurance plans that can be supplemented with flexible spending accounts or health savings accounts.

Special Instructions for Internal NSHE Applicants
NSC employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE, UNLV, UNR, NSC, CSN, TMCC, WNC, GBC, or DRI) MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at NSC and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type “Find Jobs” in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site.

If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.


Full-Time Equivalent

Required Attachment(s)
Please upload the following documents:

  • Detailed resume listing relevant qualifications and experience;
  • Cover Letter indicating why you are a good fit for the position and Nevada State College;
  • Names and contact information of three references (you will be notified before references are contacted).

Applications that do not include the required uploaded documents may not be considered.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant
Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications in their cover letter. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

This position may require a criminal background check to be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

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.

Nevada State College does not currently sponsor Visas, all applicants must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

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