Associate Director, Academic Integrity
The George Mason University, Office of Academic Integrity, invites applications for an Associate Director of Academic Integrity position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.
About the Office of Academic Integrity:
The mission of the Office of Academic Integrity is to provide education around issues of academic integrity, as well as resolve cases of academic dishonesty as they arise. This commitment rises out of our adherence to the six fundamental values of academic integrity as put forth by the International Center for Academic integrity. They include honesty, trust, fairness, respect, responsibility, and courage.
The Associate Director of Academic Integrity is responsible for assisting in the administration of the Honor Code and the processes involved around adjudication of cases related to academic dishonesty. Additionally, the Associate Director assists with developing educational programs and performing outreach aimed at reducing incidents of academic dishonesty at Mason. The Associate Director for Academic Integrity is a mid-level position in the field of student affairs.
- Develop educational outreach efforts regarding the Honor code and issues of academic integrity for the campus community, focused specifically on faculty education around integrity at Mason; Research best practices around Academic Integrity for potential use at Mason, including the development of an Academic Integrity Center; Hire, train, and supervise part time wage assistants; Assist with recruiting, training, and advising the Student Honor Committee; Conduct pre-hearing meetings with students referred for potential violations of the Honor code; Assist with the recruitment and training of faculty and administrative staff selected to serve as hearing officers and advisors to the Honor Committee; Develop a marketing strategy for the Office of Academic Integrity, including information about educational programs, the Honor Committee process, and services provided aimed at faculty education; Assist with the maintenance of the Academic Integrity website, including developing new material and resources for campus use; Coordinate a Fall and Spring Semester Academic Integrity week in conjunction with the Golden Key International Honor Society and the Honor Committee; Establish and advise an active chapter of the Golden Key International Honor Society; Serve on University Life committees as needed; and Perform other duties as assigned.
- A Master’s Degree in Higher Education, College Student Affairs, Counseling, or a related field or equivalent combination of education and related experience; Demonstrated professional experience in student behavior management (typically obtained in 2 years); and Understanding of student development theory.
- Understanding of issues around Academic Integrity and student coordinated conduct boards; Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines; Experience with program and event coordination; Familiarity with issues around plagiarism; Ability to coordinate and collaborate with faculty and staff as it relates to educational initiatives; Familiarity with both Windows and Mac operating systems; Ability to analyze and problem solve; Conflict management skills; and Data analysis and trend tracking skills.
Special Instructions to Applicants
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA56JZ at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.