Assistant Director of Student Conduct

High Point University - High Point, NC (30+ days ago)4.2


High Point University is currently recruiting for an Assistant Director of Student Conduct. The Assistant Director will assist in the administration of the University’s student conduct process. Investigate, evaluate and counsel students on disciplinary issues. Recruit and train student and faculty justices. Advise Peer Mentor program. For more information/questions in regards to this position, please contact Tara Shollenberger, Assistant Dean of Students, at tshollen@highpoint.edu.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred

Experience and Training:
Minimum of 3 years experience in conduct administration and/or housing/residential life experience, including demonstrated experience with program development and implementation
Experience with college or university conduct administration or residential communities preferred; law enforcement background considered.

Knowledge, Skills, Ability:
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Demonstrated knowledge of federal and state laws and/or residential life disciplinary standards and procedures
Ability to converse diplomatically with students and parents regarding sensitive matters involving judicial sanctions and penalties
Knowledge of and ability to use crisis intervention skills when on call
Ability to take 24 hour/day on-call emergency duty
Knowledge of and ability to respond to students and parents regarding Guide to Campus Life policies and standards
Proficiency with Microsoft Suite programs
Experience with Maxient preferred

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
Administers the student conduct system, including review of incident reports and formal complaints; will adjudicate infractions and impose appropriate sanctions.
Conducts investigations of reported non-academic student violations, including interviewing relevant parties and gathering incident reports and other evidence
Co-directs and advises the Assistant Vice President for Student Life regarding the formal non-academic hearings and meetings, determines and issues appropriate sanctions in conjunction with the student conduct board
Provides directives and adjudication for all non-academic disciplinary matters occurring within the University communities including Title IX
Provides counseling for students, particularly residential students, related to disciplinary issues; provides referrals to appropriate university departments, such as Assistant Vice President for Student Life, Counseling, Health Services, Academic Services, Academic Advisors and the Associate Vice President for Student Life
Responds to requests and questions regarding conduct processes for students and parents and others as appropriate
Facilitates the conduct court hearing process set up for various boards
In conjunction with the Assistant Vice President for Student Life, is responsible for parental notification program for students who have been found in violation of the University’s policies regarding alcohol and other substances
Co-manages training sessions and presentations for student and faculty justices and serves as a resource on an ongoing basis with regard to appropriate conduct policies and procedures
In conjunction with the Assistant Vice President for Student Life, performs training for Resident Directors, Assistant Resident Directors and Resident Assistants on incident handling and preparation of incident reports
Serves as a co-advisor to the Peer Mentor program
Provides on-call assistance with a rotational week night and weekend duty for residential crisis response and support to on-call Resident Director
Maintains positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating effectively with students, students’ parents, faculty, co-workers and managers
Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Vice President for Student Life