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Director of Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution

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The Director of the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution (OSCCR) oversees UMD's comprehensive student conduct program. Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Student Life and Dean of Students, the Director serves as a key leader in the Division of Student Life and an important partner for departments across campus. With a focus on student development and education, the director is responsible for adjudicating student misconduct cases using a broad array of formal and informal strategies that yield positive outcomes for students and the campus community. The Director ensures that students' rights are protected and leads the campus efforts to communicate and implement the University's behavioral expectations. The Director collaborates and consults broadly with students, University of Minnesota system colleagues, faculty, staff, and community constituents.

Job Responsibilities

50ltr of UMD's Student Conduct Program
• Analyze and assess each report of student misconduct in relationship to student development, community impact, and best practices
• Facilitate and provide due process for students who have been charged with violating the University of Minnesota Board of Regents Policy: Student Conduct Code, to include scholastic dishonesty cases
• Implement a student driven hearing panel model
• Assign and implement sanctions
• Provide for effective documentation of all aspects of student conduct cases
• Create and monitor communications related to student conduct cases
• Provide a spectrum of conflict resolution options for student conduct cases, incorporating elements of restorative justice, social justice, mediation, facilitated dialogue, shuttle diplomacy, coaching, and alternative dispute resolution
• Offer options for informal and alternative resolution in cases of sexual misconduct cases involving students
• Implement sanctions in sexual misconduct cases involving students

35% Leadership and Management
• Supervise professional staff member and student workers
• Serve as the UMD administrator for the student conduct database system, to include designing and implementing training and workflow for all departments using the system (OSCCR, Housing and Residence life, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action)
• Maintain and update UMD student conduct procedures
• Create and implement OSCCR's strategic plan and annual report
• Oversee assessment efforts for the department
• Oversight of the OSCCR website, print materials, etc.
• Manage OSCCR budget
• Interpret and apply detailed policies, procedures and regulations at the college, State, and Federal level; document proceedings
• Collect and report crime statistics as needed for Federal, State, and University agencies
• Create statistical reports about student conduct matters for departments, Student Life, collegiate units, Intercollegiate Athletics, and other constituencies as needed
• Research current legal issues as well as trends in academic integrity, higher education and student conduct. Implement best practices
• Engage in professional development to learn of current trends and practices
• Apply knowledge and expertise to create and implement policies and procedures that are in line with federal compliance and national standards
• Exercise discretionary and professional judgment

10% Collaboration
• Serve as the University's liaison for student conduct matters between University and students, parents, faculty, staff, University of Minnesota system student conduct staff, attorneys, the UMD Police Department, the Duluth Police Department, and court personnel
• Represent OSCCR in UMD's Student Care Team and collaborate with other members in the design of efforts to support students and intervene effectively
• Serve on University, Student Life, and community committees as appointed

5% Training
• Recruit faculty, staff, and students for two hearing panels (Student Hearing Panel and Student Appeals Panel)
• Design and implement initial and ongoing training and leadership for two hearing panels
• Provide training on academic integrity and scholastic dishonesty as requested by campus partners
• Providing training to students on student safety and sexual assault prevention

***The Employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.

Qualifications

Required qualifications
• BA/BS Degree plus at least 6 years of work experience
• Demonstrated professional experience in higher education or student affairs

Preferred qualifications
• Master's or Doctoral Degree in psychology, social work, personal counseling, educational psychology, or a related field
• Previous student conduct experience
• Previous experience with alternative forms of conflict resolution (for example, mediation)
• Experience supervising professional and student staff
• Experience in working with college students
• Demonstrated knowledge of student development theory
• Demonstrated efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion and evidence of the ability to work effectively with diverse groups
• Proven track record of building partnerships and demonstrated experience in convening stakeholders to build effective relationships and programs
• Demonstrated experience in using data to inform strategy and practice
• Demonstrated understanding of key issues and emerging trends within the field of higher education, student affairs, and student conduct
• Demonstrated understanding of compliance in a higher education setting
• Evidence of strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills

Position: Director of Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution
Organization: University of Minnesota - Duluth
Location: Duluth,  MN 
United States
Salary: $55,000.00 - $75,000.00
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 6/9/2022
Requirements

Qualifications

Required qualifications
• BA/BS Degree plus at least 6 years of work experience
• Demonstrated professional experience in higher education or student affairs

Preferred qualifications
• Master's or Doctoral Degree in psychology, social work, personal counseling, educational psychology, or a related field
• Previous student conduct experience
• Previous experience with alternative forms of conflict resolution (for example, mediation)
• Experience supervising professional and student staff
• Experience in working with college students
• Demonstrated knowledge of student development theory
• Demonstrated efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion and evidence of the ability to work effectively with diverse groups
• Proven track record of building partnerships and demonstrated experience in convening stakeholders to build effective relationships and programs
• Demonstrated experience in using data to inform strategy and practice
• Demonstrated understanding of key issues and emerging trends within the field of higher education, student affairs, and student conduct
• Demonstrated understanding of compliance in a higher education setting
• Evidence of strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills

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University of Minnesota - Duluth
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Duluth,  MN 55812
United States
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