Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
Responsible for working within the student conduct system and administration at Washington University.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Hear, investigate and rule upon complaints of violation of the University Judicial Code and impose sanctions as necessary. These areas may include drug offenses, alcohol offenses, academic misconduct, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, sexual assault, and general student conflicts. Meet with members of the University who want to file complaints of alleged misconduct and/or violations of the University Judicial Code or who are charged with violations of the Code.
Assist Associate Dean with advising students about disciplinary options for dealing with problems caused by student behavior within the University e.g., Greek Standards Board, Residential Life, Athletics, and University Judicial Board, (as well as resources for the resolution of disputes outside the University processes e.g., mediation, restorative justice, victim assistance program, court systems).
Design programs and publications to educate students, faculty and staff about the University Judicial Code and the consequences of behavior that violates the Code. Continue to develop the Don’t Gamble with Your Future Campaign and all other proactive promotional outreach from the Office of Student Conduct.
Develop new options for institutional service that provide an educational experience.
Maintain and update the Student Conduct Website. Maintain and compile Clery statistics for the Office of Student Conduct.
Oversee database management system, currently Symplicity Advocate, providing support to other campus partners who utilize Advocate to coordinate efforts with Student Conduct.
Assist in the preparation of the annual report.
Work with Residential Life to develop alternative dispute resolution options for students in conflict.
Supervise student employees.
Other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in Higher Education administration or related field, plus two years of related experience.
Demonstrated skills in working with decision-making processes and conflict resolution forums.
Experience working with student discipline systems.
Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in dealing with students, faculty, staff, parents, and attorneys.
Ability to communicate and interact with students and to create an atmosphere where students feel free to ask questions and obtain assistance.
Ability to work with parents on matters involving serious matters and sometimes recommending that students be suspended or expelled from the University.
Ability to take initiative and solve problems.
Excellent administrative/organizational skills.
Flexibility, tolerance for ambiguity and patience are also necessary.
Juris Doctorate or Ph.D. Degree
Experience working in a college or university setting.
The hiring range for this position is $52,942 - $68,815.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.