The Assistant Director has administrative responsibility for monitoring the policies and procedures of the University student conduct system, for administering the Student Code of Conduct. The Assistant Director will report to the Associate Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities.
The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities oversees administration and supervision of the University student conduct system with authority to formulate and carry out institutional policy. To that end, the Assistant Director acts as an administrative hearing officer which includes, counseling students on conduct matters; enacting appropriate sanctions or referring to the Conduct Board, and monitoring sanctions; investigates and adjudicates personal and organizational misconduct; initiates correspondence sent to students involved in disciplinary infractions and their parents; meets with the Leadership Team to review major cases assigned to the Conduct Board; assists in the selection of new Conduct Board members, hearing chairs, Leadership Team; initiates and delivers ongoing training for the members of the Conduct Board, and the Academic Integrity Board; serves as a Conduct Board Hearing Advisor for suspension and expulsion level cases; educates the University community about the campus conduct process through lectures and participation at various programs and classes, residence halls, and during New Student Orientation; participates in special projects and serves on various University committees as assigned by the Director; other duties as assigned.
Special Instructions To Application:
In order to be considered for the position, all applicants are required to submit online a letter of interest, a current resume/vitae, and a list of three (3) references including contact information.
Additionally, original official transcripts, a criminal background check, and two (2) signed letters of reference will be required upon offer of employment. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire.
East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. In order to promote the university's diversity goal, Student Affairs strongly encourages applicants from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.
Bachelor's degree. A minimum of two years' experience. An understanding of student development and counseling theories and the ability to apply theory in practice in a university setting. Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills. Strong organizational and administrative skills. Strong interpersonal communication skills. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Team building skills. Ability to build positive and effective relationships across the campus and community. Strong commitment to diversity. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to manage multiple tasks. Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed. Knowledge of legal issues in higher education. Ability to provide exemplary customer service. Experience interacting with the public, attorneys, parents, students, staff, and faculty.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 002105
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Division of Student Affairs actively supports the University’s missions of education, research, and service by providing comprehensive programs and services to assist each student in developing intellectually, socially, morally, and culturally. The Division anticipates students’ developmental needs throughout their collegiate experiences and promotes students development by fostering a community of learning, which encourages individual student involvement and participation. The Division of Student Affairs provides a broad range of support services, activities, and programs that seek to: Assist students in developing respect and appreciation for individual differences, interpersonal civility, and human rights. Enhance the learning environment, facilitate retention, and optimize the student experience. Accommodate the diverse needs of all students. Support a community environment that is welcoming, safe, and secure. Assist students in meeting their basic needs for housing, nutrition, and physical and emotional well-being. Provide the means for students to become active participants and leaders in their own learning. Assist students in developing logical thought processes and sound decision-making skills. Assist students in developing an appreciation of the arts. Moreover, the division seeks to contribute to the development of the whole individual by fostering in each student a deeper appreciation of the importance of life-long learning, individual responsibility, and human diversity. Through collaboration, the division provides programs and services that are grounded in theory, assessment, and sound practice.
The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities (OSRR) staff fosters student growth by promoting students awareness and understanding of their rights and responsibilities as community members, addressing student conduct and creating developmental learning opportunities, and engaging students in ethical decision making.
OSRR administers the East Carolina University Student Code of Conduct which governs students on and off-campus conduct. Office staff is also engaged in campus education on various issues such as academic integrity, citizenship development and conflict resolution.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.