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Associate Director

Company: Colorado State University
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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Associate Director, Student Conduct ServicesPlease see Special Instructions for more details.Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume which specifically addresses how their professional experiences align with the required and preferred qualifications of the position. Applicants also are required to submit the names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. References will not be contacted until after on-campus interviews. If you have questions, please contact: Title Associate Director, Student Conduct ServicesPosition Location Fort Collins, COResearch Professional Position NoPosting Number 202100269APPosition Type Admin Professional/ Research ProfessionalClassification TitleNumber of Vacancies 1Work Hours/Week 40Proposed Annual Salary Range 68,000-73,000Employee BenefitsColorado State University ( CSU ) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas. .Desired Start Date 07/01/2021Position End Date (if temporary)To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 04/25/2021Description of Work UnitThe Student Resolution Center ( SRC ) reflects the vision of providing a comprehensive array of approaches to act on the institutional values of being accountable, promoting civic responsibility, demonstrating inclusiveness and diversity, and acting with integrity and mutual respect. Colorado State University has a strong commitment to creating a campus community that is safe and welcoming for all students.The Student Resolution Center encourages students to gain awareness, knowledge, skills, and opportunities as they navigate challenges and make informed decisions. SRC promotes safe, respectful, and inclusive communities by valuing integrity, perspective taking and personal responsibility. One extremely important aspect of that commitment is to understand, prevent, and respond to the variety of challenges students may encounter. These include issues of bias (related to race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, ability etc.), lack of interpersonal skills, information, or power to resolve problems, or engaging in or being impacted by disruptive behavior that interferes with the ability to study, sleep, or feel comfortable and safe on campus. The Student Resolution Center is also responsible for interrupting student behavior that disrupts the greater Fort Collins community and negatively impacts a student's ability to be successful.SummaryThe Associate Director has the primary responsibility for investigating alleged student misconduct (including both on and off campus behaviors as well as academic misconduct), adjudicating cases and determining appropriate sanctions for students found responsible for violating the Student Conduct Code. The Associate Director provides leadership, vision and direct oversight of Student Conduct staff while playing a critical role in advocating for a fair process, encouraging student development, addressing community issues, intervening in negative behaviors, facilitating solutions, and collaborating with campus and community partners.As a member of the SRC Leadership team, the Associate Director assists in establishing and implementing strategic department goals and making decisions regarding personnel management, fiscal management of Student Conduct Services, and policies and procedures for SRC related operations, programs, and service functions.Required Job QualificationsMaster's degree in student affairs, higher education, counseling, social work, conflict resolution, psychology or comparable degree.Five (5) years professional student conduct experience adjudicating complex cases (ie. substance misuse/addiction, mental health, sexual misconduct and Title IX, violence, academic misconduct).Supervisory experiencePreferred Job QualificationsDemonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and access within campus and/or community settings.Demonstrated experience composing professional communications (outcome letters, reports, proposals, etc.)Ability to articulate and interpret federal regulations relevant to higher education and student conduct practice (i.e. Title IX, Campus SaVE Act, Clery Act, FERPA , ADA ).Experience with conflict resolution, restorative justice processes or alternative dispute resolution practices.Demonstrated experience managing a large and complex caseload.Demonstrated public speaking experience.Experience utilizing conduct software.Diversity StatementDemonstrated knowledge of, and relevant ability with, culturally diverse communities among potential target and constituent populations.Job Duty Category Student ConductDuty/ResponsibilityServe as a Senior University Hearing Officer, investigating and adjudicating cases of individual student and organizational misconduct (including on and off campus behaviors, academic integrity issues, and Title IX cases).Administer sanctions that emphasize education, student development, responsible behavior and campus safety.Ensure student conduct and organizational conduct hearings are properly administered, aligned with best practices and compliant with University policies and federal laws/mandates (Title IX, VAWA , Clery Act, Campus SaVE Act, FERPA , etc.).Provide guidance, consultation and support to the Pre-Admissions Review Committee, the Appeals Committee and the Academic Misconduct Review CommitteeAssess and respond to student crisis situations, providing appropriate interventions, referrals and recommendations.Implement interim measures when the seriousness of alleged behavior threatens the safety and well-being of members of the University community, threatens University property or has potential to disrupt or interfere with normal University operations.Respond to campus-wide or community-wide disasters that impact the University as directed.Monitor student behavioral trends and collaborate with campus and community partners to develop and implement programming, policies and/or initiatives that are responsive to campus and community needs.Engage in reading, professional development and other opportunities to stay current on best practices, trends, research, and legal issues relevant to student conduct (i.e. as student development, social justice, substance abuse, addiction, trauma-informed care, due process, etc).Percentage Of Time 45%Job Duty CategoryDuty/ResponsibilityConsult with campus and community members on issues related to student behavior; clarifying procedures, exploring options, and developing appropriate interventions and support mechanisms.Foster strategic partnerships and collaborative efforts with hearing officers, law enforcement, courts, and campus partners that aid in the SRC's efficacy.Percentage Of Time 10Job Duty Category Training/Facilitation/EducationDuty/ResponsibilityDesigns, implements, and evaluates educational programming and initiatives related to student conduct.Provides ongoing outreach and education for constituencies (including faculty, staff, parents, and community members) involving student conduct matters.Oversee training for Hearing Officers involved in the adjudication of interpersonal violence cases.Assist with the onboarding and training of University Housing Hearing Officers, members of the All University Hearing Board and those serving on the SRC's appeal and review committees.Represent Student Conduct Services through presentations at conferences, symposiums, and other events.Oversee the coordination and facilitation of the SRC's sanctioned educational workshopsAssist with community outreach by providing presentations to faculty, parents, students, and community members on the services and programs affiliated with the office.Percentage Of Time 10Job Duty Category LeadershipDuty/ResponsibilitySupervise, evaluate and support four full-time professional staff (Assistant Director of University Housing Conduct, the Assistant Director for Off-Campus Conduct, the Coordinator for Student Conduct, and the Director of Academic Integrity Programs).Advise hearings officers on best practices, student conduct trends and policies/procedures that impact decisions and educational outcomes.Serve as a member of the SRC leadership team, making administrative decisions that impact staff and daily office operations.Serve as the lead point of contact for student conduct programmatic inquiries from other institutions. Advise constituents on best practices.Provide budgetary recommendations to Director on expenditures pertaining to Student Conduct Services.Represent the SRC to both internal and external communities, at the request of the Director.Percentage Of Time 25Job Duty Category Administrative FunctionsDuty/ResponsibilityUtilize Maxient software to maintain accurate and up-to-date records, conduct case audits, and generate data reports.Measure outcomes of student conduct programming and services, which includes maintaining assessment files, monitoring assessment projects, assisting with special projects and updating assessment reports.Create and track learning outcomes and benchmarks to decrease recidivism.Assists in the production of SRC documents, such as, manuals, forms, publications, website design, and/or reports.Assist in the review, update, development of University policy (Student Conduct Code, Faculty and Administrative Professional Manual, Residence Hall Handbook, and General Catalog, etc.).Other duties assigned by Director.Percentage Of Time 10Special Instructions to ApplicantsInterested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume which specifically addresses how their professional experiences align with the required and preferred qualifications of the position. Applicants also are required to submit the names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. References will not be contacted until after on-campus interviews. If you have questions, please contact: of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)Search ContactEEO StatementColorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, .The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.References RequestedMinimum Requested 3Maximum Requested 3Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).* Do you have a Master's degree in student affairs, higher education, counseling, social work, conflict resolution, psychology or a comparable degree?NoYes* Do you have at least five (5) years professional student conduct experience adjudicating complex cases (ie. substance misuse/addiction, mental health, sexual misconduct and Title IX, violence, academic misconduct)?NoYesSDL2017

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