The Assistant Director, Student Conduct reports to the Associate
Dean of Students, and is an integral part of a dynamic team of
professionals who provide leadership, oversight and direction for a
conduct system that mitigates risk, and preserves University
mission, Division values, and community engagement. In addition to
advocacy for students, the Assistant Director performs duties of
the judicial process for all university students.
Please see Staff Compensation Structure
Skilled Crafts and Service
Maintenance Compensation Schedule
for salary ranges. For salary
grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are
determined by the hiring department.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Assists the Associate Dean of Students with administrative
hearings while serving as the
primary adjudicator of alcohol and drug violations.
2. Directs and conducts formal Student Conduct hearings, serving as
the representative for
Mississippi State University.
3. Oversees the maintenance of the Student Conduct records and the
used by the Dean of Students’ office.
4. Generates reports required for university officials (Dean of
Students and VPSA).
5. Works collaboratively with University police, residence life
staff, student counseling,
student health services and academic departments as student
6. Selects, trains, and manages student conduct board and board
7. Serves as campus-wide resource for distressed students by
working and communicating
with University police, residence life staff, student counseling,
student health services and
academic departments to support students.
8. Supervises the operation of the Bully’s Closet, Pantry, and
oversight of campus vistas.
9. Trains resources on reporting incidents and using database as a
primary reporting tool.
10. Manages potential fallout through weekly meetings between
housing and resident life.
11. Serves on various university committees.
12. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Master's Degree in Counselor Education, Educational Leadership or
1 year related experience
Master’s degree in Education or related field.
Any additional years of related experience beyond the
Previous experience working in higher education.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including verbal
2. Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies
in a diverse community.
3. Ability to analyze and solve complex problems.
4. Excellent time-management skills.
5. Ability to compile information and prepare reports.
6. Skillful in use of PC, database management and related software
7. Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
1. Requires limited lifting of files and records up to 25 pounds.
Work is primarily performed in
a temperature-controlled facility.
2. Frequent external imposed deadlines; interruptions influence
priorities; difficult to anticipate
nature or volume of work with certainty beyond a few days; meeting
of deadlines and
coordination of unrelated activities are key to position; involves
conflict-resolution or similar
interactions involving emotional issues or stress on a regular
3. Job frequently requires walking, sitting, reaching, talking,
hearing, handling objects with
Instructions for Applying:
Link to apply: http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/
Applications must be submitted through the Human Resources
Management website at https://www.msujobs.msstate.edu/ by
completing the online application and attaching a cover letter and
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age,
sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender
identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status
protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and
applications from women, members of any minority group, and others
who share our passion for building a diverse community that
reflects the diversity in our student population.