Advocate Application Process
The Office for Student Conflict Resolution is now seeking to recruit academic professionals who want to be trained to serve as advocates for respondents in student conduct cases involving sexual misconduct.
As a trained advocate, you would be on a list made available by the university to assist with any of the following for respondents:
- Informing the respondent about the university student disciplinary system, how it operates, and the role that the respondent, the complainant, and advisors play in the process
- Accompanying the respondent to meetings with staff in the Office for Student Conflict Resolution and the Office of the Dean of Students
- Acting as the respondent’s advisor in any disciplinary proceeding
More about the Student Disciplinary Procedures for incidents involving sexual misconduct can be found in Appendix D.
If you are selected, you will participate in a 4-hour training. Training will currently be offered on Friday, August 14, 2015 from 1-5 p.m. or on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 from 1-5 p.m. These dates are tentative and may be subject to change or addition.
All applications must be submitted by Monday, August 3, 2015.