Assistant Director for Student Accountability and Behavioral
Salary for Announcement
The salary range is $49,900 – $62,400
The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set
based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to,
internal equity, experience, education, specialty and
The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and
reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the
time of posting. MSU Denver offers a full benefits package.
Pay Grade: 16
Student Care Center
Full Time Professional Staff
As a part of Student Engagement and Wellness at Metropolitan State
University of Denver, the Dean of Students Office is committed to
student safety and well-being by fostering a university community
of integrity and respect. Functions within the Dean of Students
Office include: student conduct, student conflict resolution
services, coordination of the CARE Team (behavioral intervention
team), generalized student support, student crisis response, and
compliance and prevention functions. Additionally, new student
service programs and/or initiatives.
Within the Division of Student Affairs, we strive to create an
equitable learning and working environment in concert with
individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and
inclusion. We value the diverse identities and perspectives of our
students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve
a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple
representation. Rather, it requires critical inquiry and dialogue
and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a foundation for
all community members to achieve personal and professional success.
Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity
employer. Within the Division of Student Affairs, we strive to
create an equitable learning and working environment in concert
with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity
and inclusion. We value the diverse identities and perspectives of
our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to
achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond
simple representation. Rather, it requires critical inquiry and
dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a
foundation for all community members to achieve personal and
professional success. Metropolitan State University of Denver is an
equal opportunity employer.
60% Student Conduct and Restorative Justice
• Serve as a
Conduct Administrator: Review student conduct complaints; advise
complainants and respondents of their rights, responsibilities and
options; resolve cases informally when possible and refers cases to
conflict resolution services or the formal conduct process as
needed; maintains all appropriate files related to assigned cases;
follow-ups to ensure that assigned conduct sanctions have been
• . Assist in the management of all aspects of the conduct process
including initial meetings with students, conduct meetings, and
training Appeals Administrators; assist in the management of
• Lead and coordinate student conduct response to reports of
• Maintain accurate electronic case management and student conduct
• Co-chair Academic Misconduct Advisory Board
• Conduct research, design, and implement restorative processes
that are both proactive (community-building) and responsive (in
response to conflict and wrongdoing).
• Coordinate the Restorative Justice Coalition, engaging a broad
representation of campus stakeholders, including students, faculty,
staff and community members to offer guidance on restorative
practices at MSU Denver.
• Engage internal and external partners with the Restorative
Justice Coalition in order to provide training, mock restorative
experiences, and to create educational opportunities for the wider
• In conjunction with relevant colleagues, offer alternative
restorative processes when appropriate to address harms resulting
from wrongdoing, meet the needs of the parties, and to promote
• Assist with the management of the restorative justice caseload
and support/resolution for students and others that are going
through a restorative process.
• Determine suitability for participation in specific RJ processes,
prepare participants for a circle/conference, facilitate, and
provide follow-up to parties.
25% Behavioral Intervention and Case Management
• Serve as a member of the CARE Team (Behavioral Intervention)
which is comprised of representatives from campus law enforcement,
mental health services (both psychological and psychiatric),
disability services, the faculty, and the Dean of Students Office.
As a member of the team, play a part in the assessment of student
needs and/or risk. Develop appropriate action plans to help
minimize risk/harm and that support student success. Adhering to
established protocols including expectations pertaining to
documentation of case notes and for following up with students who
have been referred to campus or community resources.
• In the absence of the Co-Chairs, lead weekly CARE Team
(Behavioral Intervention) meetings and convene the group in the
event of a case needing immediate attention.
• Serve as a primary case manager with students whose reported
behaviors have been identified as potentially a risk of harm to
themselves, others, or property.
• Assist in the management of CARE Team (Behavioral Intervention)
protocols, trainings, and all communication/outreach efforts
including presentations to faculty, staff, and students about the
CARE Team and related processes. Disseminate relevant information
to CARE Team members
• Communicate with staff, parents, families or designated emergency
contacts regarding emergencies, including hospitalizations and
suicide attempts, to help facilitate a successful return to campus
when issues are appropriately resolved.
• Assist in the assessment of behavioral intervention case
management, CARE Team (Behavioral Intervention), and student
conduct practices. Subsequently share results with CARE Team and
campus decision makers regarding progress and changes to
15% Additional Duties
• Other related duties as
• Serve as designee and backup for the Assistant Dean of
Students/Director of Student Accountability and Behavioral
Intervention as needed.
• Liaise with health care providers on campus and in the community,
law enforcement, parents, and colleagues across the institution to
ensure compliance with action plans.
• Develop and maintain relationships with community and campus
entities which provide services that may be of value to MSU Denver
students and/or the CARE Team.
• Provide on-going training and professional development
opportunities for student staff. Supervise, recruit, train,
evaluate, and provide mentorship to Academic Integrity and Student
Accountability Graduate Assistant or practicum students as
• Leverage student voices in programmatic decisions.
- Master’s Degree required.
- Previous experience in crisis intervention and management.
- Experience maintaining documentation in compliance with rules
- Experience collaborating and working on teams.
- Previous experience with threat assessment programs and best
- Minimum of 3 years of professional experience working in higher
education or similar setting (residence life, case management, or
student conduct) or any equivalent combination of experience
- Experience working with student information databases/systems
and familiarity with FERPA privacy regulations
- Awareness of student retention theories, practices, and issues
affecting diverse student populations
- Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations such
as low-income, people of color, military veterans, DACA /Dreamers,
and first generation college students
- Experience making professional presentations to groups of up to
- Experience researching and writing grant or other funding
- Demonstrated understanding of student conduct and case
- Demonstrated experience working with restorative practices in
the conduct process
- Threat assessment certification
- Conversational speaking ability in Spanish
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
M-F 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
Hybrid position (on-campus and remote work)
Open Until Filled
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by
Special Instructions to Applicants
IMPORTANT : In order to be considered as an applicant you must
apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com
References refers to a list of three professional references and
their contact information.
Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for
The health and safety of students, faculty, staff and our
prospective teammates are our highest priority and as an
institution, we are required to have proof of vaccination on file
for all employees.
MSU Denver is requiring all employees to provide proof of being
fully vaccinated for Covid-19, or to submit an exemption and be
subject to following the Covid-19 safety protocols. As an employee
of MSU Denver, an exemption or lack of proof of vaccination will
require you to submit to weekly Covid-19 testing starting the week
of August 23, 2021.
Additionally, all institutions on campus are requiring that masks
be worn indoors regardless of your vaccinations status.
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MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees
a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the
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Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique,
access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and
inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of
nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of
color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in
We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert
with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity
and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and
perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that
in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go
beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and
dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture
of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and