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Associate Dean of Students: Student Conduct

California State University, Los Angeles
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

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Associate Dean of Students: Student Conduct

Job No: 533838
Work Type: Management (MPP)
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time

Job No: 533838; 12/13/2023


California State University, Los Angeles, invites applications for the above Administrator II position.

The University: California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. The University is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. We offer nationally recognized programs and our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, and service.

As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving (HSI) and Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-serving institution (AANAPISI), Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. The University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff can thrive.

The Position: Under the general supervision of the Associate Vice President and Dean of Students, the Associate Dean of Students for Conduct is responsible for all the planning and implementing programs and services to support student conduct, community responsibility, academic integrity, and student development. The Associate Dean ensures that the CSU Executive Orders describing disciplinary procedures are administered in a fair, impartial manner and applies these procedures to maintain the integrity and safety of the university community. Specific duties include, but are not limited to investigating, processing, and resolving alleged violations of the Student Code of Conduct (section 41301 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations), and University policies including allegations of academic dishonesty as defined by the University's Academic Honesty Policy. The Associate Dean is also responsible for the sanctioning process of violations of Title IX and overseeing the hearing process for Sexual Misconduct allegations in conjunction with Human Resources Management. Additional duties include: Campus Awareness, Response, and Education (CARE) Team membership, Student Life Council membership, and providing leadership for various Student Life area-wide initiatives such as assessment, fiscal operations, emergency response, student-athlete support, required training protocols, policy and procedure updates and responses to emerging student needs; oversee and administer all aspects of the University's student conduct system including processing, investigating, and adjudicating student disciplinary referrals, ensuring that due process standards and internal requirements/policies and protocols are upheld; maintain familiarity with the Student Code of Conduct (section 41301 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations); CSU and Cal State LA policies; CSU Executive Orders pertaining to student conduct, Title IX, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; and state and federal laws as they relate to these issues; ensure administrative accountability for all aspects of the student conduct program, including sanction compliance, record keeping, reporting and procedure development; arrange for and represent the University at formal student conduct hearings; ensure that hearings are conducted in accordance with university procedures and guidelines; review student policies and procedures; collaborate with other campus offices to recommend and initiate revisions to existing policies and procedures, or to address new issues as necessitated by changes in laws or best practice; work closely with the campus Title IX Coordinator, Deputy Coordinator, and Title IX Investigators on implementing and applying Title IX guidelines, reviewing and adjudicating Title IX cases, and making recommendations to the Title IX Coordinator to ensure the continued safety of the campus; provide leadership for the Title IX sanctioning process and for sexual misconduct hearings; work closely with the Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion to support Title IX messaging and case adjudication; facilitate referrals for academic dishonesty and serve as a resource for faculty, staff and students regarding academic integrity issues; serve as a member of the University Academic Appeals Board; collect evaluative data, provide on-going statistical reports, and develop goals and outcomes based on the assessment of student conduct data; manage and administer the Maxient on-line reporting system and database for students of concern for the CARE team, Housing and Residence Life, student grievances, Title IX, and Student Conduct; maintain confidential records in compliance with FERPA and the Clery Act; train users; serve as a resource for faculty, staff and administrators by providing advice and guidance regarding effective and sensitive application of appropriate system and University policies and procedures; work closely with Housing and Residence Life to ensure consistency and appropriate sanction development; work collaboratively with Faculty Affairs, Counseling and Psychological Services, the Office for Students with Disabilities, Public Safety, faculty, Housing and Residence Life, Enrollment Services, Financial Aid, and others to address particular student cases and to address emerging student issues; consult regularly with the University Legal Counsel regarding high-profile cases as appropriate; serve as a member of the CARE team, collaborate with the Associate Dean of Students for Community Care, and assist with CARE team referrals by providing intervention, support, and appropriate referrals to on and off-campus resources; meet with members of the campus community who are experiencing conflicts with or between students; assist with the student organization discipline process; develop and provide training and presentations to campus constituents focused on student rights and responsibilities, academic integrity, responding to disruptive and distressed students and other educational/developmental topics; select and train Hearing Officers; and serve as a member of the University Clery team and provide data for the Annual Security Report and Campus Safety Plan.

Required Qualifications & Experience: A Bachelor's degree in Education, Public or Business Administration, Counseling or Counseling Psychology, or closely related field. Minimum of five to eight (5-8) years of directly related experience dealing with student conduct processes on a college campus. Work experience directly related to duties and responsibilities may be substituted for an advanced degree-a Master's Degree in student personnel services, communications, public administration, or a related field. The incumbent must have an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and disability backgrounds of students; and an understanding and practical application of program development, training, and coordination skills. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the California State University. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University employees who may apply for the position. As part of the recruitment process is task is required during the interview.

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Desired Qualifications: Doctorate degree in a related field. Training in conflict resolution and mediation. Prior experience in University Student Conduct Office; working with an office responsible for addressing complaints and misconduct. Knowledge of higher education governance, organizational structure, instructional and research programs, and academic and research policies and procedures to encompass a global perspective within a university setting; and knowledge of and ability to interpret campus policies and procedures, academic regulations, and Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations.

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary range is $4,812 - $15,449/monthly. A comprehensive benefits package is provided.

Appointment: The Administrator II appointment will be made under the guidelines for management and supervisory employees of the California State University. All rights and benefits associated with this appointment are governed by the Management Personnel Plan.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on January 8, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A completed online Cal State University, Los Angeles employment application is required. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

To obtain employment information for the impaired call:
TDD Line (323) 343-3670
24-hour Dial-A-Job Line (323) 343-3678

Advertised: Dec 13, 2023 (9:00 AM)
Application closes: Open until filled

To apply, visit


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Cal State LA is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles and is dedicated to engagement, service, and the public good. We are ranked number one in the United States for the upward mobility of our students.

The University is a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution, and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution.

Cal State LA transforms lives and fosters thriving communities across greater Los Angeles. We cultivate and amplify our students' unique talents, diverse life experiences, and intellect through engaged teaching, learning, scholarship, research, and public service that support their overall success, well-being, and the greater good.

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