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Assistant Director Academic Integrity

Employer
Virginia Tech
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 20, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Administrative
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Description

The Office of Undergraduate Academic Integrity is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Director for Undergraduate Academic Integrity. This position is an integral part of our efforts to support and promote a culture of honesty and integrity. The person in this position will be expected to function with a high level of independence grounded in a thorough understanding of the purpose, policies, and procedures of the Undergraduate Honor System. This position will also be expected to interpret, evaluate, and implement the Undergraduate Honor System policy under the direction of the Director of Undergraduate Academic Integrity. This person is responsible for the supervision of the Assistant Panel Coordinator. This position will also maintain a direct working relationship with other key stakeholders at the University. This position will require occasional night and weekend work.

The Assistant Director for Undergraduate Academic Integrity is a member of the Undergraduate Honor System’s staff and has primary responsibility for coordinating case management, assisting in the investigation of cases, occasionally meeting with students who are accused of academic misconduct, and providing day-to-day oversight to the hearing panel process.

Specific responsibilities include:

1. Oversee the effective scheduling, establishment, and execution of Undergraduate Honor
System hearings each year, which requires coordinating the schedules of several faculty
members and students on a regular basis. This includes the supervision of the Assistant
Panel Coordinator, attending each hearing panel as well as meeting individually with both
students and faculty throughout the hearing panel process.
2. Develop and execute hearing panel recruitment and training process in conjunction with
the Assistant Director for Undergraduate Academic Integrity and Student Development.
3. Oversee the coordination and effective implementation of honor system hearings by
preparing case files, ensuring proper documentation is present in files, ensuring that
individuals associated with the case receive proper documentation, interviewing students
accused of academic dishonesty, clarifying policy expectations and interpretations for
delegates, and others involved in cases, responding and communicating with faculty on
behalf of student leaders when additional information is needed.
4. Assist Director and UHS personnel in interviewing, training, and selection of graduate
assistants, interns, panel members, student leaders, and staff members.
5. Develops in conjunction with other administrative staff members bi-monthly reports,
semester reports, yearly reports, newspaper reports on cases, and updates for various
governance bodies as well as coordinate assessment evaluation initiatives relating to
hearing panels.

Required Qualifications

1. Master's Degree and previous experience working in higher education
2. Working knowledge of best practices in academic integrity and/or student conduct
3. Experience working with students in a higher education setting
4. Excellent communication and presentation skills, with demonstrated ability to communicate
and collaborate at the highest levels of the university
5. Strong written, oral, organizational, management and interpersonal skills
6. Strong customer service in an academic or professional office environment
7. Proven ability to exercise sound judgment and timely decision-making practices to
accomplish organizational goals
8. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion

Preferred Qualifications

1. Master's degree in student development, counseling, educational leadership,
public administration, communication, English or a related field
2. Substantial experience in higher education with case adjudication

Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

Salary is commensurate with experience

Review Date

September 13, 2021

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Kara Latopolski at klatopolski@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: August 20, 2021
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