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Associate Director of Community Standards

Employer
Providence College
Location
Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 4, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity, Student Affairs, Disabled Student Services, Other Student Affairs, Residence Life, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Title Associate Director of Community Standards Overview
Coordinate and schedule hearings, ensure that all students understand and are guided by the mission of Providence College. In consultation with the Director of Community Standards, Director of Residence Life, and Dean of Students, responsible for administrative and policy-making decisions regarding the student handbook. Provide an atmosphere that is conducive to the intellectual, personal, social, and spiritual development of the students while interacting with the Community Standards Office. Assist with short and long range strategic planning for the Student Affairs division and for keeping the Director updated regarding all aspects of cases prior and post adjudication. Serve as a hearing officer or chairperson at the direction of the Director. Serve as an appeals officer for low level sanctions from residence life. Serve on various campus-wide committees as necessary. Essential Duties:
1. Ensure that College policies and procedures, as well as legal obligations, are in effect and are compiled within community standards. Establish policies and define them in the student handbook for the College community. Oversee Advocate (software) and data collection to ensure the smooth and efficient operation.

2. Establish policies to ensure that the disciplinary procedures are functioning effectively and that necessary referrals are made to the Director of Community Standards and/or the Dean of Students. Ensure compliance with various legal requirements, particularly the Cleary Reporting Act. Along with the Director of Community Standards, ensure that Resident Assistants are trained on all College policies. Advise specific clubs and or organizations as necessary.

3. Attend scheduled Student Affairs meetings and provide input when necessary. Collaborate with various constituents to ensure the well-being of students that are having behavioral concerns. Serve as a mentor to students in crisis. Communicate with parents and guardians regarding conduct policies and hearing procedures when necessary.

4. Ensure that students understand all hearing procedures. Monitor and ensure student sanctions are completed. Regularly assess the effectiveness of sanctions and policies. Educate the College community regarding all aspects of the adjudication and hearing processes when necessary.

5. Assist with Title IX hearings and Non-Title IX hearings involving alleged violations of the Sexual Misconduct Policy. Assist with meeting each of the parties and their advisors (which may or may not be attorneys) to discuss the process, answer questions, and receive input. Assist in giving the parties and their advisors guidelines for decorum and for asking relevant questions during the hearing, instructions related to participation in the hearing in real time. Marginal Duties:
1. Perform all other duties as may be required.

Education and Experience Required
  • Masters Degree in Counseling, Student Personnel Services, Higher Education or related field from an accredited institution required
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in higher education serving in a disciplinary role or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Working knowledge of the federal regulations surrounding Title IX and their practical application to the Title IX and Non-Title IX hearing process.
  • Good organizational and communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good counseling skills
  • Demonstrated ability to guide and direct young professional and para-professional staff
  • Proficient in data collection methodology and assessment




Physical Demands Employee Status Full Time Union Status Non-Union Shift: If other, please enter regular schedule. EEO Statement
Providence College does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, national and ethnic
origin, sex, gender, except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification, sexual orientation,
gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or genetic information. The College will develop,
and from time to time update, an affirmative action program and will insist on a good-faith effort on the
part of its employees to comply with the program. The College will request and expect its agents and
those with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment of this important program.
Requisition Number AS499P Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation


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