Assistant Director, Student Conduct Services (Off-Campus Conduct)
Working Title Assistant Director, Student Conduct Services (Off-Campus Conduct) Research Professional Position No Posting Number 201600960AP Position Type Admin Professional/Research Professional Number of Vacancies 1 Work Hours/Week 40 Proposed Annual Salary Range 48,000-52,000 Desired Start Date 01/16/2017 Position End Date (if temporary) Open Posting Date Open Until Filled Yes To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 12/04/2016 Description of Work Unit
The Student Resolution Center (SRC) supports the developmental, behavioral, and educational needs of students. Through a myriad of approaches the SRC strives to maximize individual student success while upholding community standards and helping students overcome mistakes.
The SRC aims to assist, educate and support CSU students through two processes:
• Conflict Resolution – voluntary, neutral, confidential process to assist students when conflicts, disputes or issues arise.
• Student Conduct – one-on-one meetings to discuss alleged violations of the Student Conduct Code, hear perspectives, explore personal responsibility, hold students accountable and provide educational and restorative outcomes when appropriate.
Departmental Website: www.resolutioncenter.colostate.edu
This Assistant Director will have primary responsibility for the oversight and adjudication of conduct cases for students residing off campus and within Apartment Life facilities. The position plays a critical role intervening in student misconduct, facilitating a fair process, promoting student development and collaborating with campus and community partners.
Required Job Qualifications
• Master’s degree required in student personnel, higher education, counseling, or related field
• Three (3) years professional experience in student affairs and/or higher education with an emphasis in student conduct
• Experience adjudicating student conduct cases in higher education
• Experience working with students with substance abuse issues and students with mental health concerns
• Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date.
Preferred Job Qualifications
• Understanding concepts of multiculturalism, diversity, power/privilege
• Experience working with diverse populations (e.g. ethnically diverse individuals, students with disabilities, adult learners, international students, and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students).
• Supervisory experience
• Knowledge and application of theories and research in student development, substance abuse and interpersonal violence
• Knowledge of legal issues in higher education, including but not limited to Title IX, Clery Act, FERPA
• Knowledge of alternative dispute resolution practices including restorative justice
• Demonstrated experience collaborating with campus and community constituents
• Knowledge of and/or experience working with the criminal justice system
• Highly developed written communication experience such as reports, proposals, professional correspondence, presentation content and materials, etc.
• Public speaking skills
• Demonstrated experience planning and implementing educational programs, trainings, and workshops
• Ability to multi-task and effectively manage complex caseload
•Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Job Duty Category Student Conduct, Adjudication and Risk Management Duty/Responsibility
• Adjudicate alleged misconduct for students residing off campus and within Apartment Life utilizing student development theory; assign discipline standing when appropriate.
• Determine and assign effective sanctions that emphasize education, student development and responsible behavior.
• Counsel and advise students on an individual or group basis regarding behavioral, academic, substance abuse and emotional issues. Initiate referrals when appropriate to proper resource agencies on campus.
• Understand and implement appropriate basic threat assessment protocols and collaborate with campus and community partners including but not limited to: Support and Safety Assessment, Student Case Management, the Women and Gender Advocacy Center, the CSU Police Department, Fort Collins Police Services, the 8th Judicial District and Fort Collins Municipal Court.
• Coordinate responses to problematic student behavior at University football games and other special events.
• Advocate for students’ rights and due process in an educational and supportive environment.
• Determine and engage in appropriate crisis intervention protocol for off-campus students and Apartment Life residents by collaborating with on and off campus partners to serve students in crisis.
• Evaluate behavior concerns for University applicants with prior criminal or disciplinary history; screen and clear applicants for admission.
Percentage Of Time 50 Job Duty Category Facilitation/Education Duty/Responsibility
• Design, coordinate and facilitate training and ongoing professional development for Apartment Life Community Coordinators.
• Create, facilitate, and manage appropriate educational workshops or referrals to support students’ educational and personal success.
• Provide oversight and analyze effectiveness of educational programming/workshops offered through the Student Resolution Center.
• Conduct community outreach by presenting to faculty, parents, students, and community members on the services and programs affiliated with the office.
• Assist with the development, facilitation, and evaluation of programs on behavior and responsible citizenship and civility to students in off-campus communities and Apartment Life.
Percentage Of Time 15 Job Duty Category Leadership and Strategy/Visioning Duty/Responsibility
• Supervise, train, and evaluate Student Resolution Center Graduate Assistant serving in their role as a University Hearing Officer.
• Provide leadership and direction to the Student Conduct Services Coordinator, offering training, support, supervision and oversite for student conduct.
• Manage the detoxification facility at all home football games including coordination with the CSU Police Department, CSU Health Network and Athletics.
• Provide leadership and support for Apartment Life staff in the development of student conduct philosophy consistent with university mission and values. Assist staff in applying philosophy to practice in their respective communities.
• Participate in and direct ongoing visioning, strategic planning, program review, and assessment strategies for Apartment Life & the Student Resolution Center.
• Review and make recommendations/edits related to the Student Conduct Code.
• Serve as requested as the representative of the Student Resolution Center on University committees.
• Exhibit and execute a working knowledge and understanding of the concepts of student development, federal, state and local laws and ordinances, federal and state legislation and case law related to student conduct in higher education, Title IX, substance abuse and addictions, student rights and responsibilities, due process, University policy and procedure, and navigating campus partner policies, needs, and insights.
Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duty Category Collaboration Duty/Responsibility
• Serve as conduct liaison between Apartment Life and the Student Resolution Center on conduct policy, protocol, and processes for both offices.
• Build and maintain strong and positive relationships with Off-Campus Life, CSU Police Department, Fort Collins Police Services, Larimer County Sherriff’s Office, Fort Collins Municipal Court, District Attorney’s Office of the Eighth Judicial District, Fort Collins Neighborhood Services, Apartment Life, Student Case Management, Women and Gender Advocacy Center, Support and Safety Assessment, Student Legal Services, CSU Health Network, Adult Learner & Veteran Services, International Programs, the Student Affairs in Higher Education graduate program, Student Diversity and Program Services and Fraternity & Sorority Life.
• Outreach to community by presenting to faculty, parents, students, and community members on the services and programs affiliated with the office.
Percentage Of Time 10 Job Duty Category Administrative Functions Duty/Responsibility
• Manage conduct records though Maxient to effectively track Student Conduct cases and ongoing trends.
• Analyze data and create reports as requested of current trends for off-campus and Apartment Life students.
• Other duties assigned by Associate Director.
Percentage Of Time 5 Application Details
Special Instructions to Applicants
Updated full consideration date from November 27, 2016 to December 4, 2016.
Conditions of Employment Valid Driver’s License Search Contact Alyssa Bertron, 970-491-1800 EEO Statement
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Minimum Requested 3 Maximum Requested 3 Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Master’s degree required in student personnel, higher education, counseling, or related field?
- * Do you have three (3) years professional experience in student affairs and/or higher education with an emphasis in student conduct?
- * Do you have experience adjudicating student conduct cases in higher education?
- * Do you have experience working with students with substance abuse issues and students with mental health concerns?
- * Do you have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date?
Applicant Documents Required Documents
- Cover Letter