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Coordinator - Academic Integrity

University of Michigan

Job Description

How to Apply

NOTE:  A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume in a single document to be uploaded in the online application.  The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position, and the skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Summary

The Coordinator of Academic Integrity adjudicates cases of academic misconduct and helps to promote the importance of academic integrity to students, staff, and faculty in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) at the University of Michigan. As the largest college on the Ann Arbor campus, LSA serves over 18,000 undergraduate students in over 100 degree programs. 

Who We Are

The Office of Student Academic Affairs (SAA) plays an important role in the undergraduate educational mission of LSA. Sitting within LSA’s Division of Undergraduate Education (UGED), SAA serves as an advocate and support for all LSA undergraduate students. SAA provides support to students, faculty, and staff who are navigating challenging situations and in creating an inclusive learning environment. The office also provides guidance on college academic policies, manages the exception process, and oversees the academic misconduct process for LSA. Lastly, SAA includes the degree auditing unit for the college which supports academic policy and registrar-associated functions.

Responsibilities*

The Coordinator of Academic Integrity in the Office of Student Academic Affairs is responsible for adjudicating cases of academic misconduct and violations of LSA’s Community Standards of Academic Integrity. Working in partnership with the Director of the Office of Student Academic Affairs, the coordinator will develop and implement an array of initiatives designed to increase awareness of academic integrity for students and faculty. 

Working in partnership with the Director of Student Academic Affairs, the successful candidate will play a key role in promoting LSA Community Standards and will be a primary resource for students, faculty, and staff seeking guidance on academic integrity issues. They will be expected to build programming related to the promotion of academic integrity that targets both students and faculty to help promote a culture of integrity within LSA. They will also have the opportunity to cultivate relationships across the university as it relates to student support and academic integrity. 

Coordination of the Academic Misconduct Process (55%)

  • Manage the day-to-day responsibilities of the academic misconduct process for LSA, including the adjudication and resolution of individual cases of academic conduct. 
  • Assess and make recommendations for improvements to the academic misconduct process
  • Implement best practices related to procedures for addressing violations 
  • Review and initiate changes to LSA academic integrity policies and procedures.
  • Maintain websites related to the academic misconduct process
  • Serve as a resource for students, faculty, and administrators, answering questions about the academic misconduct process

Promotion of Academic Integrity (35%)

  • Serve as the advisor to the LSA Student Honor Council and partner with them on academic integrity initiatives
  • Develop educational initiatives regarding academic integrity for the LSA community, focusing on faculty and student education around integrity
  • Research best practices around academic integrity for potential use by LSA

Service to the Office of Student Academic Affairs (10%)

  • Serve as a campus partner to other student conduct offices across the university
  • Assist with projects and collaborations in support of the undergraduate student experience
  • Represent the Office of Student Academic Affairs on LSA and University of Michigan committees, task forces, and working groups

Supervision Received

General supervision is received from the Director of Student Academic Affairs.

Supervision Exercised

Functional and administrative supervision over student workers

Required Qualifications*

  • Advanced degree in a liberal arts field, higher education, or area of study affording an understanding of the undergraduate student experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • At least three years of student services and/or academic advising experience in a college or university setting 
  • Knowledge of research and best practices on academic integrity and an ability to synthesize and communicate research/best practices
  • Knowledge of student development theory
  • Good judgment, discretion, and the ability to handle sensitive information
  • Strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and identities 
  • Proven ability to successfully work in a collaborative team environment 
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to establish positive and respectful working relationships with students, staff, and faculty 

Additional Information

The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, fulfill the College’s Values, and sustain the excellence of LSA. To learn more about LSA’s Strategic Vision visit https://lsa.umich.edu/strategicvision. Details regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion in LSA can be found at https://lsa.umich.edu/lsa/dei.html

The University of Michigan and LSA are committed to the ongoing development of a workplace culture supportive of personal and family life, which includes benefits, resources and tools promoting work-life flexibility. SAA strives to support work flexibility options while maintaining a high level of on-campus student support in alignment with the college’s residential experience. To learn more about the University’s generous and competitive benefits package visit https://careers.umich.edu/benefits/.  

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.  The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by:  

  • Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences. 
  • Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth. 

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. 

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended. 

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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