Northern Essex Community College serves approximately 5,000 credit students each semester on two campuses located in the beautiful, historic Merrimack Valley region of northeast Massachusetts. Our suburban Haverhill campus sits on 106 acres near Kenoza Lake and features a Technology Center and an award-winning Student One-Stop Center. Our urban Lawrence campus is growing rapidly, including a Health Technologies Center and additional leased space at Riverwalk Properties. Both campuses are a short drive to Boston and to the beaches and state parks along the coast.
NECC has been building an organizational culture that prizes initiative and innovation, and seeks to identify and develop the strengths in students, faculty, staff, and programs in order to grow and improve. We are also committed to the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Our Lawrence campus was the first college in New England designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. We have significantly increased the diversity of our faculty over the last ten years, and are one of four Massachusetts colleges participating in the national Achieving the Dream initiative, which aims to improve success for low-income students and students of color at community colleges.
PART-TIME DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY STANDARDS: Student Life; Director; Non-Unit Professional Position; 30 hours per week. Schedule TBD; required to travel between campuses as needed.
General Statement of Duties: Reporting to the Dean of Students, the Director of Community Standards serves as the college Student Code of Conduct Administrator and is responsible for the adjudication of potential violations of the Student Code of Conduct. The Director is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive educational community standards program. This includes training students, faculty and staff members on community expectations and standards as well as student disciplinary procedures. The Director will update the student disciplinary process as needed in conjunction with changes to the State Student Conduct policy. Additionally, the Director will provide educational programming in support of the College's commitment to civility, accountability and mutual respect, which promotes the personal growth of our students.
Anticipated Start Date: July 2019
Coordinates and oversees resolution of all disciplinary responses to allegations of violations of the Student Code of Conduct as documented in Incident Reports, or by Public Safety Officers, employees, or other referring parties
Recruit, train, and advise the College Judicial Board
Assist students in understanding their rights and responsibilities as members of the College community
Serves as the Student Grievance Officer for the college and is responsible for the administration of the Student Grievance policy
Serve on the Care and Concern Team (CCOT)
In collaboration with the Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Title IX Coordinator, serve as an investigator for cases referred to the student disciplinary process
Maintain statistical and confidential records
Manage the creation and maintenance of all student disciplinary records through use of appropriate databases
Collaborate with back-up student conduct officer(s) to ensure continuity in the disciplinary process
Serve as a liaison to faculty, staff, and community members in response to conduct matters
Represent the College and the Dean of Students at off-campus events, meetings, and conferences as assigned
In collaboration with the Dean of Students:
Respond to campus emergencies
Responsible for the review, revision and dissemination of the Student Handbook, which includes the State Student Code of Conduct policy
Conduct the biennial review required by the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act (DFSCA)
Develop, assess and facilitate education programs for students as required by Federal regulations and State law
Provide training on an ongoing basis for faculty and staff on the student disciplinary process
Facilitate educational programming for students and other members of the College community on student community standards in an effort to promote civility, accountability, and mutual respect
Bachelor's degree in appropriate field
One (1) to three (3) years' experience in student conduct administration such as residence life, student code of conduct/judicial system, or equivalent experience
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Master's Degree in Student Affairs or related field
Knowledge of Student Development theory and practice
Strong foundation of policies and procedures in accordance with laws including working knowledge of Title IX and Affirmative Action
Successful experience in alternative dispute resolution
Working knowledge and understanding of student conduct databases
SALARY: $56,000 - $64,000 with complete prorated fringe benefit package including competitive health insurance, dental insurance, basic life insurance, long-term disability insurance, paid sick and personal leave, educational benefits for employee/spouse/dependents, and excellent retirement benefits.
DEADLINE: June 28, 2019 POST#: 187443
Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, military service and national origin and any other protected class in its education programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act and related statutes and regulations, Affirmative Action, non-discrimination policies, and Title IX compliance/sexual harassment: Liz Trelegan, B-219, 978-556-3928/ email@example.com. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
Prospective employees are encouraged to review the College's Annual Security Report (ASR), in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which can be found on the disclosure page of the College's website at: http://www.necc.mass.edu/clery
Internal Number: 111866
About Northern Essex Community College
NECC is a public, two-year college that offers comprehensive academic programs of study leading to the Associate in Arts degree, the Associate in Science degree and Certificates of program completion.Our dedicated teaching faculty accept with enthusiasm the challenge of responding properly to the differing backgrounds of their students and, at the same time, directing and leading them toward broader understandings. Our faculty are deeply involved in the planning of each class and in the achievement of each student, and are equally dedicated to personal achievement. As well as the specialized academic opportunities and tutoring that the college provides for our students, our faculty have the time and the commitment to advise as well as instruct students, and to provide support and encouragement.