Director of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution

Bucknell University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 19, 2021

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
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Full Time

Director of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution

Job No: 496871
Position Type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Student Affairs

The Director of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution is responsible for the administration of the University's student conduct and conflict resolution system, which includes addressing reported misconduct and conflict; training administrators, faculty and students to hear cases; providing education and outreach; communicating with students, families and other constituents; and managing records and reports. The Director works closely with colleagues including those in Residential Education, Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, and Public Safety. The Director of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution is part of the Division of Student Affairs and reports to the Associate Dean of Students for Conduct, Health and Wellness.

Job Duties:
Primary job responsibilities include:
-Administer and provide oversight for the non-academic student conduct system.
-Address reported misconduct and conflict through case review, investigation, case management, alternative resolution (e.g., restorative justice) and formal adjudication.
-Recruit, select, and train students, faculty, and staff members who serve on the Community Conduct Board and as conduct administrators.
-Advise the Community Conduct Board.
-Create and facilitate educational programs regarding student conduct processes, prevention education, and conflict resolution skills for student-leaders and student organizations.
-Manage records and reports in the student conduct database software (Symplicity Advocate) and participate in related training.
-Develop and assess program and learning outcomes and analyze and report on data to inform decisions about student conduct processes.
-Review and revise the Student Code of Conduct and other policies and procedures.
-Provide data for the Annual Security and Fire Report, in partnership with Public Safety, as required by the Clery Act.
-Respond to requests for conduct history reviews, background checks, Dean's certifications for transfer and graduate admission applications, etc.
-Communicate with family members in compliance with FERPA.
-Participate on Divisional and University committees.
-Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
-Master's degree in higher education, student affairs, or another related field
-Five (5) years of full-time professional and progressive experience in student conduct and conflict resolution
-Demonstrated ability to interpret and present information clearly and accurately in writing and verbally
-Familiarity with compliance and legal topics in higher education, including the Clery Act, FERPA, Drug Free Schools and Communities Act, etc.
-Excellent interpersonal communication, public speaking, problem-solving, and administrative skills
-Attention to details, fairness and equity, timely response, and education and community well-being
-Ability to make difficult decisions with integrity
-Diplomacy and discretion in managing sensitive and complex issues
-Ability to take initiative and direction, managing multiple projects at once
-Capacity to accommodate extended work hours, including occasional evening and weekend work hours

Preferred Qualifications:
-Advanced degree in a related field
-Experience with conflict resolution practices, including facilitation, mediation or restorative justice
-Participation in the ASCA Gehring Academy
-Experience working with Symplicity Advocate

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