Director of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution
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.
Primary job responsibilities
-Administer and provide oversight for the non-academic student
-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
-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
-Develop and assess program and learning outcomes and analyze and
report on data to inform decisions about student conduct
-Review and revise the Student Code of Conduct and other policies
-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
-Communicate with family members in compliance with FERPA.
-Participate on Divisional and University committees.
-Perform other duties as assigned.
-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
-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
-Ability to take initiative and direction, managing multiple
projects at once
-Capacity to accommodate extended work hours, including occasional
evening and weekend work hours
-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
To apply, visit https://careers.bucknell.edu/en-us/job/496871/director-of-student-conduct-and-conflict-resolution