Wilson Commons Student Activities

Center for Student Conflict Management - Conduct

Position Summary

The primary charge of the CSCM-GA is to provide thoughtful and creative support to the conduct system.  The CSCM-GA will also generally support the student disciplinary process by assisting referred students with questions or concerns about the process, meeting with students to discuss possible policy violations, and evaluating student responses about their participation in the system.


Essential Duties, Tasks, and Responsibilities

Student Conduct

  • Regularly collect and analyze student responses from the conduct survey and make suggestions for how reported problem areas may be improved on a monthly basis.
  •  Facilitate pre-hearing meetings for various cases.
  •  Meet with students regarding minor policy violations.
  • Maintain a working relationship with Fraternity Graduate House Advisors in order to assess fraternity conduct trends.
  • Serve as a resource to students with general questions or concerns about the disciplinary process.

Trainings, Programs, and Presentations

  • Assist with various trainings related to student conduct.
  • Create, facilitate, and evaluate seminars related to conduct and conflict.
  • Complete a program once a semester that involves promoting the CSCM and its services and disseminates information to the larger campus community regarding campus conduct and conflict.


  • Report directly to the Assistant Director and serve as a member of the Office of the Dean of Students staff.
  • Check for incomplete responses of conduct cases and follow up with students.
  • Complete disciplinary checks as needed for various campus offices.
  • Manage and promote the office’s official Facebook page on a weekly basis.
  • Assist in the upkeep of the CSCM webpage on a monthly basis.
  • Assist in the management of Dean’s Fees and student billing.
  • Other duties of special interest to the graduate assistant or as assigned by the Director or Assistant Director.

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Programs

  • Coordinate restorative and mediation processes for various groups or offices.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of restorative and mediation trainings.

Committee Work and Meetings

  • Attend weekly meetings with Assistant Director and CSCM staff meetings.
  • Attend weekly conduct meetings.
  • Attend monthly Office of the Dean of Students meetings.

Time Commitment

10-12 hours per week including some evening and weekend events.  Term of position is August 1, 2014 – June 1, 2015, with possible reappointment.  The CSCM can be flexible with start and end dates if necessary.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a full-time, matriculated graduate student in a Master’s or Doctoral program at the University of Rochester.
  • Interest in student conduct issues preferred, but not required.
  • Experience in dispute resolution (mediation and/or restorative circles) preferred, but not required.
  • Interest in a two-year appointment preferred, but not required.





Phone: (585) 275-9390
Fax: (585) 273-5306
Email: wcsa@rochester.edu

Mailing Address:
201 Wilson Commons
University of Rochester
PO Box 270281
Rochester, NY 14627


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