Job Title Assistant Dean, Student Conduct and Community Standards Department Student Academic Support Services Campus Stockton Posting Number 201301822P Full or Part Time Full Time Number of Months 12 Work Schedule Work performed during standard business hours of Monday – Friday, 8am to 5 pm. Nights and weekends may be necessary. Occasional travel to other campuses may be required.
Open Date 08/15/2019 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants For first consideration please apply before September 9, 2019.
Primary Purpose Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Student Well-Being and Dean of Students (AVP/DOS), the Assistant Dean of Student Conduct and Community Standards serves as the Senior Conduct Officer and a member of the AVP/DOS' leadership team.
The Assistant Dean is responsible for the administration of the student code of conduct, prevention, on-going education and programming in compliance with institutional, state, and federal requirements. This position requires a high degree of interpersonal skills and effective communication associated with crisis intervention, meeting with diverse students, and interactions with staff and faculty. The position requires access to and management of confidential information and requires discretion and independent judgement. Because this position has crisis intervention and on-call responsibilities, some after hours and weekend work are necessary.
Essential Functions 1. Leads and directs the collaborative development of unit policies, procedures, and programs relative to the Student Code of Conduct and that support students' ethical reasoning and collegiate success. 2. Oversees the student conduct review (adjudication) process for all matters referred to the department, including administrative and board review hearings, and employs policy to ensure procedural protections, fundamental fairness, and access for all parties. 3. Implements the adjudication process to include procedural compliance with institutional, state, and federal mandates that include selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of conduct board members and serves as an administrative hearing officer and appeals officer as needed. 4. Responsible for identifying and administering in person and online educational programming for the prevention of high risk behaviors in compliance with state and federal regulations including Title IX, Drug Free Schools and Communities Act, and the Clery Act. 5. Provides prevention, ongoing education, and intervention programs and services that foster a positive and safe environment for students involved in the conduct process. 6. Conducts formative and summative evaluation of student and unit data and utilizes findings to inform leadership, improve programming, and submits biweekly reports to the AVP about the unit. 7. Utilizes student information systems including Maxient, Banner, and Salesforce to manage cases and evaluate programming and interventions; Understand and follow FERPA, HIPAA, and other relevant laws and regulations, and uphold the highest standards of confidentiality. 8. Serves as a Deputy Title IX Coordinator under the supervision of the University's Title IX Coordinator. 9. Serves on the CARE Team and Behavioral Intervention Team. 10. Responds as needed to emergencies and students experiencing personal crises after hours by participating in the CARE Team/Dean on-call rotation. 11. Manages the Student Academic Grade Grievance process in consultation with faculty and other academic partners. 12. Responsible for unit's budget management and staff supervision. 13. Serves on various campus and Division committees. 14. Assumes and performs other duties as assigned. This position serves as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) as outlined by the Clery Act. CSAs have federally mandated responsibilities to report crimes reported to them.
Master's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Five (5) years' experience in student conduct, residential life, prevention programming, or other relevant areas of student affairs or demonstrated related work experience.
Knowledge of Relevant Laws and Policies including but not limited to FERPA, Title IX, Clery Act, VAWA, ADA/504, etc.
Demonstrated commitment to the values of access, inclusion, and diversity in higher education.
Outstanding verbal, writing and presentation skills. Must be able to communicate and interact effectively with students, faculty, staff and all external constituencies.
Proficiency in computer skills including the Microsoft Office Suite, databases, electronic communication, and web based applications.
Experience responding to crises and behavior intervention.
Ability to develop and implement key performance metrics and foster a climate of data decision making.
Experience in program design, management, and implementation as well as assessment and evaluation.
Experience in management of budgets and personnel.
Strong organizational skills to work independently and to prioritize workload under the pressure of competing assignments and dynamic deadlines and enhance diversity and inclusion.
Physical Requirements The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional standing, walking, climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel: Work is primarily performed in a standard office environment with use of computer and phone. Work performed during standard business hours of Monday – Friday, 8am to 5 pm. Nights and weekends may be necessary. Occasional travel to other campuses may be required.
Valid driver's license required. Incumbent must also be able to meet the University's fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University and it's insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience, exempt
Background Check Statement: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must pass a criminal background check.
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