Ensure the Student Code of Conduct is applied and upheld consistently throughout the college community. Provide leadership to the Office of Community Standards in the Director absence.
In collaboration with the Director, oversee administration of the College's Student Code of Conduct processes and ensure they are applied in a consistent and impartial manner. Assure that college policies and procedures are clearly upheld. Conduct formal hearings and act as a board hearing member. At the discretion of the Director, communicate with witnesses and advisors regarding their role in hearings and ensure expectations are outlined. Ensure compliance with various legal requirements including the Clery Act and FERPA. Attend CARE meetings in support of Student Affairs when the Director is not available.
Implement comprehensive and culturally competent Restorative Justice practices within the operations of the community standards office.
Provide annual training to resident assistants (RA's) and other trainings as requested on Student Handbook policies and procedures, restorative justice practices, and alternative resolutions. Maintain a relationship with Public Safety to ensure policies and procedures are communicated and enforced consistently among students. Prepare specialized presentations for student preparing to move off campus or study abroad. In collaboration with the Assistant Dean of Students and the Director of Orientation, Transitions, & Leadership ensure commuter students are aware of policies and procedures. Recruit and train faculty and staff to serve as Community Standards hearing Board officers and advisors to students. Serve as the main liaison to Residence Life. In collaboration with the Director and the Title IX Coordinator, coordinate training on federal regulations surrounding Title IX as well as the college's sexual misconduct policy and their implications for faculty and staff potentially serving as board hearing members or advisors to students.
Conduct assessments of community standards processes, objectives, and outcomes and provide information to senior administrators on data-driven student behavior trends.
Update and maintain the Student Handbook and the Office of Community Standards website. Make recommendations for updates and revisions to policies and procedures. Assess the effectiveness of sanctions and make recommendations for sanctions that are consistent with the college's mission, restorative justice principles, and student growth and development.
Provide support to student who demonstrate they are experiencing crisis, conflict, or trauma. Research best practices in alcohol and drug education and prevention and harm reduction programs. Maintain knowledge of resources and services available to students on campus as well as trends in college student behavior.
Perform all other duties as may be required.
Education and Experience Required:
Master's degree in counseling, Student Personnel Services, higher education or related field from an accredited institution.
Minimum of 5 years' experience in secondary or higher education and experience serving as a hearing officer or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Good organizational and communication skills.
Ability to recognize students in distress and refer appropriately.
Knowledge of student development theory.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to guide and direct young professional and para-professional staff.
Proficient in data collection methodology and assessment.
Knowledge of federal and state non-discrimination laws, including Title IX, VAWA, Title VI, FERPA, and other application laws and regulations.
Employee Status: Full Time
Union Status: Non-Union
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