Oversee the student conduct system for Oxford, Hamilton,
Middletown, VOA, and Luxembourg campuses, and provide a
developmental and educational context for student behavior on and
off-campus. Lead the administration and coordination of all conduct
actions and procedures related to student misconduct, including the
dissemination, interpretation, and enforcement of University
policy. Reports to the Associate Vice President & Dean of
Students and supervises the Office of Community staff, including
(2) Assistant Directors, (1) Title IX Investigator, (1)
Administrative Associate, (1) coordinator, graduate students, and
• Direct all student conduct-related efforts to ensure student code
of conduct accountability is delivered with a student-centered and
• Provide strategic leadership for, and supervise, mentor, direct,
and evaluate the staff of Community Standards.
• Serve as a hearing officer in suspendable cases related to
violations of Miami's Code of Student Conduct, including cases
related to sexual and interpersonal violence.
• Develop, review, revise, and oversee the training processes for
all those associated with adjudication of cases.
• As a representative of the division, productively respond to and
(i) external stakeholders (parents, attorneys, Oxford Police,
(ii) faculty staff and students outside of the division; and
(iii) intra-divisional colleagues to advance the strategic
objectives of the university, the division, and the position's
particular areas of responsibility
• Conducts an annual review and modification of the Code of Student
• In partnership with the Office of the Dean of Students,
facilitates the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) process
designed to assist students in resolving conflict.
• Monitor and track legislation and legal precedent to ensure
university compliance with relevant and current laws.
• Review, understand and manage relevant budgets; strategically
seek, advocate for, and/or reallocate resources across areas of
responsibility consistent with divisional priorities.
• Advance all assessment and continuous improvement efforts in
alignment with divisional strategic priorities.
• Serve as the custodian of student conduct records; maintain
monthly/annual statistics on all cases, and especially, sexual
assault cases and participate in an annual audit; maintain federal
crime statistics, Clery, VAWA for annual reports.
• Serve on the University's Institutional Response Team and other
committees as assigned.
• Other duties as assigned, and not limited to responding to
emails, calls, and other unexpected and unassigned internal and
external requests for information, explanation, etc.
• Master's degree in Higher Education/Student Development, Criminal
Justice, Law, or related field by first date of employment.
• A minimum of five years experience working with college
• Experience in student conduct
• Working knowledge of Title IX, FERPA, and student conduct and due
process best practice
• Strong organizational, communication, and conflict resolution
• Demonstrated record of critical thinking, leadership, and sound
• Ability to work collaboratively and foster cooperation with a
broad variety of campus and community constituencies
• Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience
providing the knowledge/skills/abilities listed above may be
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