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
Associate Director of Community Standards
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.
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
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
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.
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
- Minimum of five years’ experience in higher education serving
in a disciplinary role or an equivalent combination of education
- Working knowledge of the federal regulations surrounding Title
IX and their practical application to the Title IX and Non-Title IX
- Good organizational and communications skills
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Good counseling skills
- Demonstrated ability to guide and direct young professional and
- Proficient in data collection methodology and assessment
If other, please enter regular schedule.
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.
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed To Apply
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation