Community Standards Coordinator

JOB TITLE: Community Standards Coordinator

DEPARTMENT:  Campus Life

REPORTS TO:  Senior Director of Student Engagement


The Community Standards Coordinator is responsible for addressing and investigating all reported infractions to the Student Code of Conduct, tracking all violations/sanctions, scheduling hearings as required, adjudicating community standards cases through a restorative justice lens and hosting educational programming. This is a live-in, 12-month position and serves as a member of the On- Duty crisis response team and participates in a weekly on-call crisis response rotation and handles crises as needed. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Respond accordingly to all reported violations of the Student Code of Conduct as outlined in the Student Handbook.
  • Track and process all incident reports to ensure reporting and compliance using Simplicity Advocate.
  • Schedule and adjudicate hearings as required using a restorative justice lens.
  • Serve as investigator for Campus Standards Board hearings as outlined and when required.
  • Assist Senior Director of Student Engagement with critical issues in the residence halls including roommate disputes and disciplinary problems.
  • Facilitate Conduct Advisor and Campus Standards Board trainings to student advisors and university faculty and staff volunteers and oversee the Conduct Advisor program.
  • Monitor sanctioned community restitution.
  • Assist in assessment of student conduct process.
  • Assist in compiling the annual security report.
  • Suggest changes and additions to the Student Handbook.
  • Oversee training and supervision of conflict coaches.
  • Conduct regular educational opportunities for students through programming initiatives, including planning programming for Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
  • Conduct training sessions and in-services for Resident Assistants/Community Advisors on community standards and host Know the Code as part of New Student Orientation.
  • Liaison with Vector to update Vector trainings semesterly and administer and track completion of Vector trainings for all new students.
  • Review conduct history on all study away applicants through Onbase.
  • Assist during large scale events hosted by Campus Life; including but not limited to: Orientation, Resident Assistant/Community Advisor Trainings, RA banquet, Student Leadership Awards, UArts Day, and UArts Weekend.
  • Serve in the 12 month On-Duty rotation at a Professional on Duty level for crisis response to support students in critical situations and be a resource to student staff.
  • Maintain confidentiality of educational records in compliance with FERPA.
  • Assist in day-to-day activities as needed in the Office of Campus Life.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent; they do not purport to describe all functions.  Incumbent may be assigned other duties, and the essential functions may change from time to time as necessary.


  • A minimum of an earned Master’s Degree in Higher Education, Education, Student Affairs, or similar area.


  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in residence life, community standards/conduct, or related field.
  • 1-2 years on call crisis response experience preferred.

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated attention to detail and success in managing student conduct records.
  • Demonstrated ability to host educational conversations with students around issues relating to a student code of conduct.
  • Understanding of the conduct process and ability to adjudicate cases through a restorative justice lens.
  • Demonstrated ability to create a welcoming, safe and healthy environment for students.
  • Openness to different and new ways of doing things; willingness to modify one’s preferred way of doing things.
  • Ability to work with diverse population of students.
  • Ability to devise and host training sessions for students.
  • Ability to notice, interpret, and anticipate others’ concerns and feelings, and to communicate this awareness empathetically to others.
  • Ability to develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships with others inside or outside the university.
  • Ability to demonstrate concern for satisfying one’s external and/or internal customers.
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends throughout the year.
  • Ability to work in an on-call crisis response duty rotation being on-call 24/7 for one week at a time approximately 8 weeks a year.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • None

About The University:

The mission of the University of the Arts is to advance human creativity. With a history stretching back to 1876, UArts believes creativity is the most essential skill for success in today’s society, and has educated generations of innovative artists, performers, designers, and creative leaders for nearly 150 years. After being granted university status in 1987, University of the Arts became the largest institution of its kind in the nation, offering programs in design, fine arts, media arts, crafts, music, dance, theater, and writing. It now features 28 undergraduate arts majors, 12 graduate programs, and the nation’s first PhD program in Creativity. UArts is also home to innovative centers across disciplines, including the Philadelphia Art Alliance, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, and the Center for Immersive Media. Learn more about UArts.


TO APPLY: Interested, qualified applicants should submit letters of application and resumes to the Human Resources Department via email to Please ensure job title is in the Subject line.

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