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The Office of the Judicial Administrator (OJA) is a part of Cornell University's campus disciplinary system, which sets standards of behavior to protect the entire Cornell community -- students, staff, and faculty -- and provides procedures to ensure a fair process for the individual charged (Respondent) and for the individual alleging the violation (Complainant).
The standards of conduct articulated in Cornell University's Campus Code of Conduct reflect the principles of the entire Cornell community. The checks and balances in the disciplinary system ensure Code enforcement remains true to these principles. It is up to each individual community member to understand the principles to ensure that our shared living-learning environment meets our community standards.
What you will do...
The Office of the Judicial Administrator (OJA) at Cornell University is seeking qualified candidates for a temporary role as Temporary Assistant Judicial Administrator. This position will investigate, adjudicate/resolve, and manage to completion alleged violations of the Campus Code of Conduct (Code), Cornell's policy regarding community members' behavioral expectations.
You will work collaboratively with a dynamic team whose work focuses on student development and support. This position will investigate, adjudicate, and manage to completion alleged violations of the Code, including representing the OJA in conduct hearings and managing increased COVID Student Behavioral Compact referrals. Additionally, this position will assist in all other areas of the campus conduct system, including educational programming, representing the OJA and the values of the Code in committee meetings.
Competitive candidates for this temporary role must be able to follow set guidelines and procedures, speak candidly with students, ask appropriate investigatory questions, consistently exercise sound judgment, prudence and discretion, and consistently deliver high-quality and detail-oriented work.
This position is a virtual temporary six-month appointment with benefits, beginning as soon as possible.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the University's need to limit the number of on-campus employees, the successful applicant will be asked to perform this role remotely at a location of their choice in the United States for a limited period of time until the University can permit more employees to work on campus.
The New York Convenience of employer guidelines require New York State individual tax reporting and withholdings for this position. Additional individual state income tax filings may also be required if working temporarily outside New York State.
What you will bring...
We are looking for a candidate who believes in our mission and in supporting students in achieving their best. You are a professional who:
Holds a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years directly related experience, including work with a broad and diverse community
A skilled communicator who has
Has an understanding of student conduct in an educational setting, and an understanding of the concepts of justice, fundamental fairness, procedure, and experiences in counseling, dispute resolution or similarly related experiences;
Ability to follow set guidelines; speak candidly with students; ask investigatory questions; consistently exercise sound judgment, prudence, and discretion; consistently deliver high quality and detail-oriented work; and, represent the values of the Code and the OJA.
Our preferred qualifications:
Preferred qualifications include a Master's degree in Student Affairs or a related field, and direct student conduct experience. Experience working in a complex organizational setting;
Willingness to ask for help and work from a growth-mindset position; and/or,
Experience in other areas of higher education, human development, counseling (especially related to alcohol/drugs and/or sexual assault and/or human development), conflict resolution, the law, or other related fields.
What we offer...
The opportunity to impact the student experience as part of a world-class research university that is educating the leaders of tomorrow.
An active and diverse community to work and thrive in! Cornell is situated in picturesque Ithaca, New York, the heart of the Finger Lakes. Ithaca is home to two academic institutions, state parks, waterfalls, gorges, and a wide range of art galleries, theaters, eateries, wineries, and breweries. Ithaca has something to suit all ages and interests!
Individuals selected to move forward in this search will receive additional information regarding position responsibilities and requirements.
To apply, please send a cover letter and an updated resume as soon as possible to Christina Liang, Interim Judicial Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
No Visa sponsorship is available for this position.
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