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Student Conduct and Investigations Officer


Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £28,756 per annum
This post is full time and permanent at 37 hours per week
Closing Date:   Sunday 30 January 2022
Interview Date:   Tuesday 22 February 2022
Reference:  SA9250

There is an exciting new opportunity for a Student Conduct and Investigations Officer to join the Secretariat team at the University of Lincoln. 

The role-holder will be responsible for undertaking investigations into allegations of student misconduct (in accordance with the relevant regulations) and progressing cases to the conclusion of the process in a timely manner. They will play a pivotal role in working closely with relevant colleagues across the University to plan and advance proactive activities (i.e. awareness campaigns, training for staff, training for students) to ensure that campus is a safe environment for our students, staff and visitors, that our student misconduct reporting processes are clear and accessible, and that our wider associated practices remain up to date and in line with the expectations of the Office for Students and the Office of the Independent Adjudicator.

In supporting the work of the Secretariat team, the Student Conduct and Investigations Officer will be responsible for providing a professional officering service to a small number of senior University committees and supporting Governance Officers with other student contention casework during peak periods.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience in conducting investigations and assessing the facts within issues of dispute, and a genuine commitment to the highest possible professional standards, compliance with process, confidentiality and integrity. They will have the ability to form excellent relationships with colleagues and be both trusted and respected by students, as well as being able to deal with complex problems without direct supervision.

For an informal discussion about this vacancy, please contact Aaron Smith ( and Tory Cliffe ( and one of us will get back to you.

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We strive for a diverse workforce with the very best employees and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. The University encourages applications from underrepresented groups inclusive of Black, Asian and other minoritised/marginalised ethnic groups, all gender identities and expressions from the LGBT+ community, candidates with a disability, and those that practise different faiths and beliefs, to enhance our One Community where we strive to be kind, patient, and supportive of each other.

Please note: If you are not a British or Irish citizen you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa, however, if you are an EU/EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your status under the EU Settlement Scheme. Please refer to UK Visas and Immigration for further information and to consider your eligibility requirements to work in the UK prior to your application.