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[C22-058] Assistant Director of Student Rights & Responsibilities

Employer
Central Connecticut State University
Location
New Britain, Connecticut
Salary
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Posted Date
Jun 30, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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[C22-058]

Assistant Director of Student Rights & Responsibilities

                                        Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities

 

Central Connecticut State University invites applications for an Assistant Director of Student Rights & Responsibilities. The Assistant Director of Student Rights & Responsibilities assists the Director with the overall operations of the Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities and the administration of the Student Code of Conduct and Statement of Disciplinary Procedures ensuring student rights and responsibilities are upheld.

Supervision: Not applicable

Position Responsibilities:

Assumes overall responsibility for the Office in the absence of the Director.

Advises stakeholders of student conduct policies and disciplinary procedures to increase awareness of individual student rights, compliance, and understanding of the administration process.

Conducts pre-hearing investigations and expedites the administrative disposition of alleged student misconduct cases.

Maintains competencies related to the case management process such as utilizing case management system/software and completing specialized training in student conduct administration in areas such as sexual harassment, substance abuse, etc.

Designs, develops, and coordinates outreach activities, on- and off-campus requiring occasional evening and weekend work, to student groups, parents, faculty and other appropriate groups as assigned, to educate students to apply critical thinking and other integrated skills to develop healthy decision-making practices.

Assesses the effectiveness of the Office’s programs to provide continuous improvement of services.

Establishes and maintains effective liaison with University departments, department chairs, and student support services administrators to enhance the delivery of student conduct related services to members of the community.

Conducts research on “best practices” and current trends in student conduct administration.

Assists in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, publications, website materials, learning outcomes and programs to improve a student’s perspective and appreciative regarding institutional connectedness, civic responsibility, and humanitarianism.

Trains a variety of groups including, but not limited to, hearing bodies, Residence Life staff, student organizations, and faculty on student conduct related issues, trends, and practices.

Designs and makes presentations and/or conducts workshops to classes, clubs/organizations, faculty groups, or staff members on topics such as sexual harassment, community standards, decision making, etc.

Performs other duties and responsibilities related to those above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the position.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience working in a higher education environment and serving on student conduct hearing boards, and specialized training in student conduct administration
  • Strong written and oral communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize enterprise software and Microsoft Office Suite

Credentials and/or experience comparable to the above may also be considered.

The University: The largest of Connecticut’s regional comprehensive universities, Central currently enrolls over 10,000 students. A third of its undergraduates are students of color, the largest group being Hispanic. Ninety-six (96%) percent of the students are from Connecticut. For more information about Central Connecticut State University, please visit www.ccsu.edu.

The Community: Located nine miles southwest of Hartford, New Britain is a city of approximately 72,000. Part of the Greater Hartford area of 1.2 million residents, New Britain is centrally located in the state and is within easy reach of much of Connecticut and several metropolitan areas. Nicknamed “the Hardware City” for its rich industrial heritage, it is home to Stanley Black & Decker. Important cultural institutions include the New Britain Museum of American Art and Walnut Hill Park, designed by Fredrick Law Olmstead. New Britain’s population is characterized by a high degree of racial and ethnic diversity. Currently, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates 70% of the population as White, 13% as Black or African American, 3% as Asian, and 0.2% as American Indian or Alaska Native. Currently 4.6% of New Britain’s population identify themselves in more than one racial category and 43% of New Britain’s population identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino. Fifty percent (50%) speak a language other than English in the home and 19% were born internationally. Significant portions of its population come from Puerto Rico and Poland or consider themselves to be from the African-American, Italian, or Irish ethnic backgrounds. In addition to all that greater Hartford provides, New Britain is 40 minutes from Springfield, Massachusetts two hours from Boston, and two hours from New York City. It is also part of the Hartford-Springfield “Knowledge Corridor” and, therefore, within easy driving distance of a host of private and public institutions of higher education and many cultural opportunities.

Application and Appointment: Applications must be received by July 14, 2022.

To begin the application process please visit the CCSU HR Job Opportunities at https://www.ccsu.edu/hr/faculty-management-admin.html. Select job [C22-058] Assistant Director of Student Rights & Responsibilities and click on the Apply button and submit the following documents:

  • Letter of interest addressing qualifications for the position
  • Current resume
  • Names of three professional references including their address, email address, and telephone numbers.

The Assistant Director of Student Rights & Responsibilities is compensated at the Administrator 3 salary level in accordance with the State University Organization of Administrative Faculty (SUOAF) Collective Bargaining Union Agreement. For more information, please visit https://www.ct.edu/files/pdfs/SUOAF%202016-2021%20Contract%20FINAL_06-19-18.suoaf-rev-20180825.pdf

The State of Connecticut and Central Connecticut State University are proud to offer its employees competitive wages and a wide range of fringe benefits including voluntary and supplemental benefits.

Fringe benefits include personal, vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, and prescription plans, group life insurance, a choice of retirement plans, retirement health care, tuition waiver for employee and eligible dependents at any of the Connecticut State Universities (Central, Eastern, Southern or Western) as well as an array of voluntary and supplemental benefits such as Deferred Retirement Compensation plans, Dependent Care Assistance and Medical Flexible spending accounts, long term and short term disability plans.

For more detailed information, please visit CCSU Human Resources

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Emailed and mailed applications will not be accepted. Please redact any personally identifiable information (i.e., Social Security number, date of birth, marital status, country of origin) from any documents submitted. Please ensure your Social Security Number is not listed on any documents submitted.

For more information, contact Dr. Shannon Jackson Search Committee Chair, at 860-832-1629 or sjackson@ccsu.edu

As an affirmative action employer, Central Connecticut State University actively seeks and encourages applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

 

 

 

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