Framingham State University is a vibrant comprehensive liberal
arts institution located in the MetroWest suburbs of Boston, which
integrates an academically challenging liberal arts education with
workforce preparation programs. Founded in 1839, FSU enrolls about
4,000 undergraduates and 1,200 graduate and professional students.
FSU offers 35 bachelor's degrees with 55 specialized
concentrations, 63 minors, and 26 master's degree programs, in a
highly personalized teaching environment. Our community takes pride
in empowering student success by providing a superior education,
leading research and innovation opportunities, and a strong
At FSU, we are deeply committed to inclusive excellence,
encouraging a supportive, diverse and collaborative learning
environment, and providing culturally relevant education. We are
honored that our commitment earned FSU six Higher Education
Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Awards from INSIGHT Into Diversity
and that we are the only public institution in Massachusetts
recognized in 2018, 2019, and 2020. FSU is designated as an
emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution by the Hispanic Association
of Colleges and Universities and also belongs to the Howard Hughes
Medical Institute (HHMI) Inclusive Excellence community, providing
national leadership in science education and exploring strategies
that will lead to more inclusive science education. We encourage
applications from those who share our commitment to promoting a
diverse, welcoming, and inclusive community.
Our founding motto, LIVE TO THE TRUTH, was said at the end of
each class by beloved first principal, Cyrus Peirce, who sought to
discover and teach "truth in theory and principle...truth in spirit
and motive...truth in manner and form...truth intellectual and
truth moral." Principal Bagnall found this motto "speaks of
sincerity of spirit...of intensity of effort, of resolution to
succeed, of joy in achievement." LIVE TO THE TRUTH continues to
guide our institution in practice and endeavor. If you share in
this quest for truth and a commitment to living it fully, make the
next chapter of your career the best chapter at Framingham State
Learn more about our career opportunities at www.framingham.edu/careers.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
Assists the Assistant Dean of Students of Community Standards,
Outreach & Support in the investigation and resolution of
student conduct complaints. Works in collaboration with residence
life staff to facilitate the communication of community standards
and expectations to the student body and to provide a consistent,
coordinated response to areas of concern. Provides educational
programming in support of the University's mission to foster
student development in the areas of ethics, integrity and
Co-supervision of shared Administrative Assistant to Residence
Life, functional supervision of individuals serving as community
standards hearing officers
The Coordinator reports to the Assistant Dean of Students
EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assists with the review, processing, and investigation of
student conduct complaints, serving as a primary student conduct
officer for Title IX complaints, off-campus incidents, and
incidents that would result (with a finding of 'responsible') in a
sanction of suspension or greater.
- Provides triage for students in the Dean of Students Suite with
regards to academic, personal and social issues as needed.
- Upholds the University's Code of Conduct and all federal, state
and local laws.
- Produces student conduct related reports and maintains student
- Consults with the Dean of Students on student appeals of
infractions that would result in expulsion from the
- In consultation with the Director of Residence Life, reviews
and updates student conduct code regulations and student conduct
system procedures, policies, guidelines, and publications on an
annual basis, or more frequently, as required.
- Provides educational programming related to ethical decision
making, integrity, respect, managing conflict, bystander
intervention, and other pertinent topics.
- Participates in and completes annual Title IX training.
- Member of the Student Development Deans Council and
University's Threat Assessment and Student Assistance Teams;
- Participates as a member of the University administrator
- Assist with perspective student and continuing student
retention activities and events.
- Assists with campus-wide events such as new student
orientation, family & homecoming weekend, admissions events and
- Designated as a Campus Security Authority under the Clery
- Accountable for ensuring that equal opportunity, affirmative
action, and diversity are integrally tied to all actions and
decisions in areas of responsibility.
- Other duties as assigned by Assistant Dean of Students or
Primarily inside office work but occasional assistance with
indoor and outdoor events. Will travel across campus for meetings
- Master's degree in Higher Education, College Student Personnel,
or related field;
- A minimum of two years of previous student conduct experience
in a college or university setting;
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Experience using StarRez software for the processing of student
- Five years progressive student conduct experience.
- Prior experience adjudicating TIX complaints.
- An understanding of college student development.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks.
- Bilingual in English and Portuguese
This is a full-time, exempt, benefits-eligible position in the
Association of Professional Administrators (APA) bargaining unit
with a title of (Assistant Director). The salary range is $50,000 -
It is the policy of Framingham State University that all
employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including booster
if eligible, before they begin employment. Proof of the COVID-19
vaccine is required of all individuals hired by FSU, to be verified
after a verbal offer of employment has been accepted, and before
employment begins. Prospective employees may submit a request for a
medical or religious exemption to the COVID-19 vaccination
requirement to Human Resources. Furthermore, FSU employees must
wear a mask inside certain campus spaces.
Framingham State University conducts criminal history and sexual
offender record checks on recommended finalists prior to final
employment for all positions.
Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative
Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans,
persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity
and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.
Candidates must apply online by submitting:
- Cover Letter,
- Equity and Inclusion Statement*
- Names and contact information for three (3) professional
*The Equity and Inclusion Statement is an opportunity for
candidates to discuss professional skills, experience and/or
willingness to engage in activities that would enhance the
university's efforts to promote a diverse, equitable, and inclusive
community. Equity and inclusion statements will be considered as
part of a transparent and comprehensive review of candidate
For best consideration, application materials must be received
by May 17, 2022. However, applications may continue to be reviewed
until the position is filled.
Framingham State University only accepts application materials
through our online application system. We are unable to accept
application materials through mail, email, fax, or hand delivery.
If you experience technical issues with the online application
process, please submit a helpdesk ticket.
Framingham State University understands that persons with
specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application
process and/or with the interview process. For confidential
assistance, please contact the Human Resources Office at
508-626-4530 or email@example.com.