Director of Student Conduct and Community Standard
Director of Student Conduct and Community Standard
Personnel Status: Regular/Exempt
Department: Student Affairs
Open Date: May 19, 2021
Closing Date: open until filled
Responsibilities: Leads and oversees all administrative functions of the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards including budget management, goal setting, technology, and staff training and performance evaluation. Assumes responsibility for the overall administration and management of the University’s conduct and academic integrity system for all graduate and undergraduate students, including student organizations. Facilitates educational programming on academic integrity, community standards, ethical decision making, privacy, civility, and self-responsibility. Assist faculty/staff concerning student behavioral issues. Manages the database program that maintains the student code of conduct system. Serves as senior conduct officer. Investigate and adjudicate cases of student misconduct. Conducts preliminary fact-finding and information gathering in response to student conduct incidents and recommend an appropriate course(s) of action. Conducts appropriate follow-up and provide feedback to ensure consistency, thoughtful decision-making, and compliance with the student conduct processes and procedures. Investigates all Office of Residence Life cases that may result in separation from the institution and/or high-profile cases. Consults with department staff verbally and in writing regarding case-specific issues and on policy issues. Develops publications, resources, and programs to effectively support students charged with student conduct violations and to educate the campus community about student consduct issues and trends. Trains and assists all staff serving as conduct officers, resident directors, resident assistants, and orientation leaders on the student conduct process, procedures, meetings, sanctioning, and record keeping. Develops and presents information to new faculty and teaching assistants regarding student conduct, complaint resolution processes, classroom disruption, and academic integrity. Responsible for the review, revision, and dissemination of the Student Handbook, which outlines the Student Code of Conduct for all BSU students and updating policies and procedures in accordance with legal and policy developments at the state and national level as needed. Serves as Web-Editor for the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards website. Administers the clearance process for undergraduate and graduate admissions offices of prospective students with prior criminal or disciplinary records.
Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration (or similar field) required. A minimum of five (5) years full-time (post-graduate) professional experience working in student conduct, residence life, alcohol and/or other drug education required. Demonstrated experience participating in due process hearings, writing fact-finding decisions, and presenting cases in administrative and judicial proceedings. Experience with Maxient (or similar conduct software) is required. Knowledge of student development theory and student conduct processes, and applicable laws such as Title IX, the Family Educational Rights, and Privacy Act (FERPA), the Clery Act, and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (Campus SaVE) Act. Excellent analytical, organizational, management, budgetary, leadership, and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to exercise superior judgement and discretion. Proven ability to handle multiple priorities while maintaining a high level of professionalism and attention to detail. Ability to manage and complete tasks in a timely manner and maintain accurate records and files. Demonstrated ability to supervise staff. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with others and with diverse populations. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access). This position requires the ability to work some evening and weekend hours, in addition to regular work hours to support a residential campus. Please be advised, COVID-19 vaccinations will be required for all eligible students, faculty and staff returning to USM institutions this fall. Non-Union position
SALARY: $85,106-$87,000 RANGE: IV
APPLICATION: Interested and qualified applicants should go to https://bowiestate.peopleadmin.com/ to apply online. Paper application submissions will not be considered.
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