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Assistant Dean for Academic Integrity and Student Conduct and Secretary of the Administrative Board

Harvard University, Faculty of Arts & Sciences
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 9, 2022

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Deans, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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S0559M FSS Academic Affairs Mgt V


USA - MA - Cambridge

Business Title

Assistant Dean for Academic Integrity and Student Conduct and Secretary of the Administrative Board



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Time Status



00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Additional Qualifications and Skills

Advanced degree preferred; board experience with the academic community, including students, faculty, administrators, parents, and professionals, desirable. Direct experience in the administration of student conduct process and student development theory is required. Familiarity with Harvard College and the Administrative Board is desirable. Strong writing and oral communication skills required, and ability to manage case-tracking database, preferred. Experience with Maxient is desirable. Discretion and ability to handle confidential and sensitive information are required.

All Harvard employees must be fully vaccinated. Individuals may submit a request for exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons. More information regarding the University’s COVID vaccination requirement and exemptions may be found at the University’s “COVID-19 Vaccine Information” webpage: .”

Human Resources is currently developing hybrid workplace models that support flexible work opportunities. In addition to Massachusetts, residents of CA, CT, MD, ME, NH, NY, RI, and VT may be eligible for designated remote or hybrid opportunities. Operational needs will determine the frequency of on-campus presence required in Cambridge, MA. Flexible and remote work options for this role will be discussed during the interview process. All schedules may be subject to change.

Additional Information

The Harvard College Administrative Board (a faculty committee charged with reviewing student records, providing exceptions to academic rules and policies, and adjudication of cases of social misconduct) is located within the Office of Academic Integrity and Student Conduct. The Administrative Board is composed of faculty and staff who meet year-round to review, discuss and vote on student conduct and academic progress cases and petitions. Additionally, sub-committee meetings are scheduled to prepare dockets and to expedite administrative decisions. The Secretary, working closely with the Administrative Board Case Managers and other staff, will ensure efficient scheduling, meeting planning, and follow-up from these meetings to resolve cases brought before the Board. The Secretary will also work closely with the Associate Dean to provide interim measures as required under Title IX and to implement the disciplinary response to violations of the University's Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment Policy.

All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources.


Office of Academic Integrity and Student Conduct

Pre-Employment Screening

Criminal, Education, Identity

Job Function

Faculty & Student Services


Faculty of Arts and Sciences

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Minimum of 8 years’ relevant work experience
  • Supervisory experience
Physical Requirements
  • Sitting using near vision use for reading and computer use for extended periods of time
  • Lifting (approximately 20 to 30 pounds), bending, and other physical exertion
Working Conditions
  • Work is performed in an office setting
Position Description

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Academic Integrity and Student Conduct, the Assistant Dean leads the student conduct team in the Office of Academic Integrity and Student Conduct in Harvard College.

The Assistant Dean for Academic Integrity and Student Conduct is responsible for overall case management of reports of inappropriate student conduct, organizing the proceedings of the Administrative Board, and leading the academic policy exception process. As Secretary, the Assistant Dean is responsible for the management of the Administrative Board, including determining which actions to take for student conduct referrals and working closely with key University and College partners on the application of student academic and disciplinary policies. The Assistant Dean is responsible for leading a team of case managers and other staff to effectively manage the Administrative Board of Harvard College.

Other Duties Include:

• Responsible for effective staff management, including hiring and orientation, training and development, workflow and performance management, and the promotion of an inclusive and innovative work environment.

• Advise and serve as a resource to residential and academic staff and faculty regarding student conduct and academic policy.

• Oversight of revisions to the Student Handbook and the Administrative Board Manual.

• Develop and maintain data and analytical systems relevant to operating, performance measurement, and continuous improvement.

• Act as the representative at the department or school level; may represent the University to external constituencies.

• Ensure compliance with university policies and procedures and applicable legal rules and regulations.

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.

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