ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR STUDENT RIGHTS AND
Number of Vacancies:
Student Rights and Responsibilities
Scope of Job:
Responsible for the management of the day-to-day operations of the
Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities (SRR) including the
planning and conduction of student investigations, educational
programming, department's budgetary responsibilities, and functions
related to the student conduct and disciplinary processes.
Description of Duties:
- Responsible for the management of the day-to-day operations of
the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities (SRR).
- Interprets, advises and guides SRR staff regarding the
enforcement of the Student Code of Conduct, Honor Code, and
University policies, as well as administering various conduct
- Responsible for planning and design, implementation,
monitoring, assessment, and evaluation of student
- Assists with the department’s budgetary responsibilities and
serves as project manager and/or secondary approver for assigned
- Responsible for oversight of departmental marketing,
publications, website, and outreach of educational and preventative
initiatives from SRR in coordination with University Marketing and
- Oversees awareness and education of Honor Code, Student
Conduct, Academic Integrity, and related policies through the
development and implementation of educational programing.
- Coordinates the development and implementation of faculty and
student outreach efforts, education, and training programs on
reporting and disciplinary processes.
- Oversees the student advisory board, including the recruitment,
selection, training, evaluation, and retention of student advisory
- Administers the student conduct investigative and hearing
process, including case management within appropriate areas.
- Manages, investigates, adjudicates and advises on disciplinary
and academic dishonesty cases from intake to disposition.
- Investigates and issues sanctions for student misconduct cases
which promote student personal and academic development.
- Participates in annual review of HOP policies relating to
Student Rights and Responsibilities and provides feedback.
- Gathers and provides data for The Drug-free Schools and
Communities Act Report.
- Under the direction of SRR Director, oversees the hiring,
training, supervision, evaluation, and overall management of
full-time employees in Student Rights and Responsibilities.
- Oversees and mentors hearing officers, including recruitment,
selection, training, and retention of Hearing Officers.
- Responsible for departmental assessment of utilization tools
such as Maxient, Dean of Students reports, and other tools.
- Coordinates and evaluates all applicable departmental software
- Establishes and maintains relationships with departments,
divisions and staff members across Division and University Lead SRR
staff in supporting initiatives and events of other departments by
serving as a volunteer.
- Collaborates with University Police Department on Clery Report
- Acts as liaison to Student Affairs, Residence Life, Academic
Affairs, Counseling and Psychological Services, University Police
Department, and other on campus departments and off campus
- Serves on office, department, division, and university
committees as assigned.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
General supervision from assigned supervisor.
Direct supervision of assigned staff.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
Master’s degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate
area of specialization. Any appropriate combination of relevant
education, experience, and/or certifications may be
Four (4) years of leadership experience in Student Conduct,
Residence Life, Student Programming, or related Student Affairs,
Social Work, Education, or related field to include supervisory
Experience in Student Affairs/Student Success areas such as:
student housing, student conduct, dean of student’s office or a
related area obtained in a higher education/college setting.
Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) and National Association for
Behavioral Intervention and Threat Assessment (NaBITA) training,
investigations experience, appellate level review experience.
Use of standard office equipment, and student and web-based case
management systems. Proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office
applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties.
Office Environment; some travel and weekend work is required.
Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible
amount of force constantly to move objects. UTRGV is a distributed
institution, which requires presence at multiple locations
throughout the Rio Grande Valley.
Working knowledge and experience in student development theory,
basic student counseling, and current student conduct issues and
trends. Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and customer
service orientation. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
and the ability to analyze, summarize, and effectively present data
and metrics. Skills in examining and evaluating operations and
developing and/or redesign operating strategies, systems, and
procedures. Developed analytical/critical thinking skills.
Excellent written and oral communications skills.
Commensurate with Experience
Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date:
Grant Funded Position:
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It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to
promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all
individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex,
age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In
accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights
Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972,
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans
with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is
committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures
non-discrimination in its education programs and activities,
including employment. We encourage women, minorities and
differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any
confidential information from the documents you attach with your
application. The confidential information includes the
Date of Birth
Social Security Number
Please make sure that you omit this information prior to
submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding
your application to the department as per your submission.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at
(956)665-8880 and/or firstname.lastname@example.org.
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is
subject to change based on need.
All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background
check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval
from the Chief Human Resources Officer.
To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/40189