Northwest Association of College & University Housing Officers

University Residences Conduct Officer & Case Manager at Western Washington University

Are you interested in serving as a resource, advocate, and liaison for a diverse population of students?  Check out this opportunity to be our Conduct Officer & Case Manager.

Western Washington University, with over 15,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 83,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

In support of WWU bringing together individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives in an inclusive, student-centered university that develops the potential of learners and the well-being of communities, University Residences (UR) engages students in diverse and inclusive, healthy, safe and sustainable communities that foster academic success and personal growth.

Active Minds Changing Lives!  Western Washington University has a progressive Residence Education Model guided by Baxter-Magolda’s Self Authorship theory and Learning Partnership model in which staff engage with students individually to enhance learning and development.  We value engaged educators who will develop diverse and inclusive communities that foster reflection on self, others, relationships and community.

Western Washington University houses over 4000 students in 13 residence halls and one apartment complex.  The residence life staff consists of one associate director, two assistant directors, one manager of apartments and guest housing, one student leadership advisor, three support staff, nine resident directors, five assistant resident directors, 73 resident advisors and five community advisors.

As our Conduct Officer & Case Manager you will report to the Associate Director for Residence Life.  You will serve as a resource, advocate, and liaison for a diverse population of students and work with a variety of student issues.  You will serve as a conduct officer and provide case management for campus residents experiencing significant difficulties; assist students in navigating the university and community services.

Your responsibilities will include:

– Serving as a conduct officer and administering the Residential Community Standards
– Meet with students to address behavior harmful and not conducive to a successful academic and/or living environment
– Assign and follow-up on sanctions, make referrals to other WWU departments; hear appeals as appropriate
– Provide ongoing staff and student education regarding conduct issues
– Deliver training/workshops to residential staff
– Coordinating Residence Life department response to expressed behavioral concerns or safety concerns
– Implementing and monitoring ongoing interventions and sanctions
– Coordinating and tracking referrals to internal campus departments

Applications will be accepted until March 4, 2018. For the full job description, qualifications, salary, and how to apply, view the job description here:


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