Assistant Director for Student Conduct and Community Standards - 10794BR
Assistant Director for Student Conduct and Community Standards
The Office of Student Affairs houses the University's student services organizations which provide services and programs designed to assist students in achieving their academic and personal goals. Student Affairs coordinates the development of these services and programs, and serves as an advocate for student across the University community.
- Serves as a Hearing Officer for alleged violations of the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities.
- Reviews, evaluates, investigates, adjudicates, and sets sanctions for cases of alleged student misconduct violations in accordance with appropriate University policies and processes.
- Maintains records and files of disciplinary cases in keeping with applicable University policies and state/federal laws.
- Conducts regular follow-up with students who have not completed assigned sanctions and places administrative holds on accounts when appropriate.
- Inputs, maintains, and updates information regarding cases, inquiries, and content in respective databases.
- Assists with compliance requirements involving student conduct.
- In conjunction with Student Health Services, Health Education Resource Office (HERO), implements and monitors appropriate educational sanctions regarding alcohol and drugs.
- Assists in biennial review and potential revisions of the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities.
- Serves as Student Housing Liaison that monitors the performance of Student Housing Hearing Officers
- Develops, maintains, and updates training materials including manuals, tools, and online knowledge-base
- Facilitates trainings and educational sessions for students, faculty, and staff
- Evaluate training efficacy and advance best practices in student conduct practice at the university
- Attends functions on behalf of the Office of Student Affairs (orientation, welcome events, etc.)
- Participates in other committees, task forces, or work groups on behalf of Student Conduct and Community Standards
- Other duties as assigned
10% Assessment & Review
- Administrates conduct assessment practices via Maxient and reports findings to Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards for review.
- Participates in annual assessment projects that evaluate the efficacy and the learning outcomes of the department.
- Continually monitors best practices in the field of Student Conduct and assists in implementation where appropriate.
- Master’s degree by employment in higher education, college student personnel, educational leadership, counseling, or related field or law degree.
- Minimum of two years experience in higher education and familiarity with student conduct processes. Two years as a graduate assistant in a conduct office is equivalent to one year professional experience.
- Work experience that required a demonstrated understanding of community programming, leadership development, conflict resolution, and legal issues in higher education.
- Excellent written communication skills, as evidenced by application materials.
- Minimum of one year experience with alcohol and drug education programs.
- Minimum one year adjudicating student organization conduct cases.
- Familiar with motivational interview and brief intervention techniques.
- Familiar with referral processes and typical campus resources. Experience providing consultation to university faculty, staff, and administration.
- Experience with student conduct database software, Maxient or similar software package
- Membership in Association for Student Conduct Administration and attendance at Gehring Academy Foundations of Professional Practice Track.
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse population of students, staff, faculty, administrators, and other members of the community.
- Experience managing confidential and sensitive information.
- Proven ability in assisting students in unbiased reflection on behavior, ethical decision-making, values, and community membership.
- Demonstrated ability to analyze complex situations.
- Commitment to professional development and professional associations as evidenced by memberships and/or presentations.
- Experience with alternative conflict resolution processes; including, conflict coaching, mediation, and restorative justice.
Additional Candidate Instructions
In addition to the online application, the following documents are required to be considered for this position:
1. A cover letter addressing how required and preferred qualifications are met.
2. Resume or curriculum vitae.
3. Contact information for three professional references.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. To be considered for this position applications must be received no later than February 25, 2018.