Associate Director, Student Conduct
Student Policy & Compliance is seeking an Associate Director of Student Conduct (Student Life Administrator) who is responsible for managing and addressing all referrals and allegations of violations of the Student Conduct Code. The Associate Director will oversee student conduct investigations, specifically addressing student and organizational conduct through the standards of the code of conduct. The Associate Director is responsible for an independent conduct caseload;advising conduct officers within the scope of their role; advising conduct and academic ethics boards; and educating the University community surrounding student rights and responsibilities.
The Associate Director will orchestrate the day-to-day oversight of student conduct, which includes training faculty and staff on university policies, student rights and responsibilities, and student conduct processes. The Associate Director will also develop policies and procedures that reflect best practices from higher education student conduct organizations. This position reports to the Director of Student Conduct and supervises the Assistant Director of Academic Integrity, Coordinator, and Graduate Assistants.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for the hiring, training, supervision, and oversight of the Assistant Director,Coordinator, and Graduate Assistant who serve as the primary points of contact for personal misconduct and academic misconduct.
Primary point of contact for organizational misconduct. This includes oversight of case management of investigations and cases reported to the university and under the jurisdiction of the Office of Student Conduct (OSC).
This includes, but is not limited to: working in direct partnership with all academic colleges, the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, the Leadership, Engagement and Experiential Development, Public Safety, Health and Wellbeing, and the Dean's Office, as well as other campus partners both within and outside of the Division of Student Affairs.
In coordination with the Director of OSC, this position will develop and maintain educational and training programs for faculty and staff, investigators, adjudicators, and for various student groups and student-employees, to provide transparency and resources around the topic of reporting, amnesty, hazing, consent, the conduct process, and other division educational goals related to this area.
Consults with a broad cross-section of institutional and community stakeholders regarding student conflict issues in large and specific student situations.
Serves as a Panel Member for the SMPP and Title IX decision panels.
Develops, maintains and provides training in coordination and collaboration with the Director of OSC for staff in the Office of Student Conduct and for those across campus who serve as hearing officers in different capacities.
Manages, oversees the investigation of, and monitors cases of alleged violations of the Student Code Conduct, and other related policies and procedures. Utilize relevant theory,literature, research, and best practices.
Relevant knowledge areas include, but are not limited to: First Amendment, hazing,conflict resolution and alternative resolution, due process and fundamental fairness,higher education law, diversity and inclusion, Title IX, Violence Against Women Act,Clery Act, other applicable Civil Rights laws and regulations and state laws, student welfare, safety and security, student development, cultural competence, ethical development, social identity development, leadership development, community building,social justice, restorative justice, conflict resolution theory, motivational interviewing,and related theories of human motivation, change, and development. Review complaints, conduct intake meetings, consult with key partners, interview involved parties, and facilitate alternative resolution when appropriate, either through informal or formal mechanisms.
Manage current software to keep accurate records and statistical information on clients and programs/services. Utilize current technologies and information management tools,demonstrating creativity in service delivery to benefit students and improve organizational effectiveness.