The Assistant Director for Student Conduct and Community Standards (SCCS) reports to the Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards and serves as a member of the SCCS leadership team. The Assistant Director (AD) assists in the administration of the University's Student Code of Conduct and all policies, procedures, and prevention efforts pertaining to student behavior. The AD serves as a hearing officer, which includes conducting investigations and adjudicating alleged violations of the Student Code of Conduct. The position manages all departmental prevention and educational efforts and campus-wide training. The AD also supports the Title IX Coordinator and serves as the Title IX Investigator. This position works collaboratively with students, faculty, and administration to address behavior-related concerns on and off campus for a population of 10,000 students.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Responsibilities: ●Serves as a member of the Student Conduct and Community Standards leadership team and assists in the development, implementation, and assessment of departments' missions and priorities. ●Assists the Director in the implementation and evaluation of the university's Student Code of Conduct and all policies, procedures, and prevention efforts pertaining to student behavior. ●Serves as a hearing officer, which includes conducting investigations and adjudicating alleged violations of the Student Code of Conduct. ●Serves as the liaison to Housing and Residential Education to monitor compliance with the Student Code of Conduct, hearing officers’ performance, case management, and collaborate on staff training and development opportunities related to student behavior. ●Participates in the development and facilitation of semesterly training for the Disciplinary Hearing Board. ●Utilizes data management system (PAVE) to manage and tack conduct cases. ●Manages all departmental prevention and educational efforts and campus-wide training. ●Manages the department's administrative support, including coordinating and preparing for disciplinary hearings, sending decision letters, and scheduling hearings. ●Assists with departmental assessment efforts and maintains detailed statistical data for monthly and yearly reports and Clery data. ●Collaborates with the Student Success' Communications Team to enhance publications, brochures, manuals, and other resource materials. ●Serves as the Title IX Investigator for incidents related to sexual misconduct and discrimination complaints. ●Maintains effective partnerships with key departments including, but not limited to, Academic Standards, Campus Safety, Housing and Residential Education, Student Health Services, Title IX Coordinator, University General Counsel, and the New York City Police Department. ●Participates in University-wide events, including residence hall openings, Orientation, Welcome Week, Family Weekend, and Commencement. ●Serves on university-wide committees and task forces. ●Services as a referral resource for faculty, staff, students, and parents. ●Performs other duties as assigned.
Note: This description incorporates the most typical duties performed. It is recognized that other related duties not specifically mentioned may also be performed. The inclusion of these duties would not alter the overall evaluation of this position.
●Master's degree and two (2) to four (4) years of progressive experience in higher education. ●Demonstrated experience with student conduct. ●Applied understanding of student development theory, including the impact of student behavior on student success. ●Knowledge of college student trends and experience creating prevention efforts. ●Multicultural competence and a demonstrated commitment to diversity in all forms. ●Impeccable integrity and ability to handle complex, sensitive, and confidential issues. ●Ability to build trusting relationships with all constituencies, including faculty and academic deans. ●Knowledge of higher education legal issues including HEOA, FERPA, ADA, Title IX, and Clery. ●Excellent written and oral communication skills.
●Experience of emerging issues in higher education, particularly in student services. ●Experience with Title IX investigations and prevention efforts. ●Experience with PAVE or other case-management software. ●Previous experience at an urban and/or arts-focused institution. ●Familiarity with Banner, Tableau, and Starfish.
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