Assistant Director For Student Conduct And Community Standards

The New School New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 months ago

The Assistant Director for Student Conduct and Community Standards (SCCS) reports to the Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards and serves as a member of the SCCS leadership team. The Assistant Director (AD) assists in the administration of the Universitys Student Code of Conduct and all policies, procedures, and prevention efforts pertaining to student behavior.

The AD serves as a hearing officer, which includes conducting investigations and adjudicating alleged violations of the Student Code of Conduct. The position manages all departmental prevention and educational efforts and campus-wide training. The AD also supports the Title IX Coordinator and serves as the Title IX Investigator. This position works collaboratively with students, faculty, and administration to address behavior-related concerns on and off campus for a population of 10,000 students.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:


Serves as a member of the Student Conduct and Community Standards leadership team and assists in the development, implementation, and assessment of departments missions and priorities.

Assists the Director in the implementation and evaluation of the universitys Student Code of Conduct and all policies, procedures, and prevention efforts pertaining to student behavior.

Serves as a hearing officer, which includes conducting investigations and adjudicating alleged violations of the Student Code of Conduct.

Serves as the liaison to Housing and Residential Education to monitor compliance with the Student Code of Conduct, hearing officers' performance, case management, and collaborate on staff training and development opportunities related to student behavior.

Participates in the development and facilitation of semesterly training for the Disciplinary Hearing Board.

Utilizes data management system (PAVE) to manage and tack conduct cases.

Manages all departmental prevention and educational efforts and campus-wide training.

Manages the departments administrative support, including coordinating and preparing for disciplinary hearings, sending decision letters, and scheduling hearings.

Assists with departmental assessment efforts and maintains detailed statistical data for monthly and yearly reports and Clery data.

Collaborates with the Student Success Communications Team to enhance publications, brochures, manuals, and other resource materials.

Serves as the Title IX Investigator for incidents related to sexual misconduct and discrimination complaints.

Maintains effective partnerships with key departments including, but not limited to, Academic Standards, Campus Safety, Housing and Residential Education, Student Health Services, Title IX Coordinator, University General Counsel, and the New York City Police Department.

Participates in University-wide events, including residence hall openings, Orientation, Welcome Week, Family Weekend, and Commencement.

Serves on university-wide committees and task forces.

Services as a referral resource for faculty, staff, students, and parents.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Note: This description incorporates the most typical duties performed.

It is recognized that other related duties not specifically mentioned may also be performed. The inclusion of these duties would not alter the overall evaluation of this position.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Assistant Director Student Life

Columbia University

Posted 4 days ago

VIEW JOBS 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-04-20T00:00 * Requisition no: 505956 * Work type: Full Time * Location: Morningside * School/Department: School of Professional Studies * Grade: Grade 12 * Categories: Administrative Support, General Administration, Stdnt Affairs/Educational Admn * Job Type: Officer of Administration * Bargaining Unit: * Regular/Temporary: Regular * End Date if Temporary: * Hours Per Week: 35 * Salary Range: Position Summary The Assistant Director of Student Life will report to the Director of Student Life, providing leadership and direction for co-curricular programming, events, and student clubs/organizations. This includes oversight for New Student Orientation programs for various SPS student populations including but not limited to graduate, non-degree, international, and online/hybrid students. The individual will serve as the School liaison with Columbia Residential and will be responsible for fulfilling housing allocation allotments each academic term which includes marketing on-campus housing options to new and continuing students and reviewing student housing applications. The School serves approximately 5,000 students enrolled in numerous programs ranging from Master's Programs to Post-baccalaureate Studies, summer high school students, to visiting undergrads, to visiting international English Language students enrolled in the American Language Program, to professionals pursuing certificates or executive master's degrees. Responsibilities General Services * Manages the day-to-day operations for the Office of Student Life, with a particular emphasis on student engagement and activities. * Maintains all Residential Life responsibilities, serving as the school liaison for Columbia Residential. Responsibilities include: * marketing/communication to students, facilitating move in/move out, approving student applications, and other duties as needed. * Serve as an adviser to various SPS Student Organizations, providing guidance and support to student leaders to execute on club priorities. Meet with the Executive Boards members to provide guidance in the areas of university policy, budgeting, programming, officer training, and leadership development. Serve as the adviser to new student groups seeking recognition from one of the university governing boards. Develop and maintain comprehensive training curriculum for board members of SPS student groups * Responsible for coordination and facilitation of all New Student Orientation activities for various SPS student populations including but not limited to: Graduate Students, International Students, and Online/Hybrid Students * Direct oversight and responsibility for various Student Life virtual platforms/software including but not limited to Campus Labs and Pre-Orientation Online Software * Support students in their adjustment to the Program, the University and the NYC community through cultural adjustment seminars and workshops, local social activities, community-building, and professional career education * Build a sense of community supporting a living and learning environment * Provide direction and information on University policies and procedures * Serve as a partner in students' development, establishing partnerships with appropriate offices * Establishes procedures, guidelines, and compliance requirements for student activities including clubs and organizations * Designs, organizes, and conducts workshops and trainings relevant to student needs * Maintains and publishes a calendar of student activities and a resource manual for clubs and student organizations * Assist with budget management to ensure timeliness in tracking, spending, and vendor payments * Acts as a liaison to other departments to successfully execute club events Student Life * Designs and delivers opportunities that encourage student involvement and college connectedness through programming and participation in student clubs/organization and co-curricular programs/events for students * Administers programs and events for SPS students, including: volunteerism, social engagement, global programs, and other quality-enhancing activities * Partners to create SPS student leadership development and community engagement programs * Assists student organizations/clubs in planning, implementing events and programs, and managing expenditures * Coordinates and helps present informational and educational programs, such as student leadership training and orientations * Assists with the management of student life facilities and lounges and lockers facilities, such as acquiring equipment and arranging event logistics * Assumes responsibility for one or more SPS Cornerstone event(s) Cross-Department Collaboration * Participates on cross-functional task forces, committees, and focus groups to address strategic initiatives and collaborative efforts * Serves frequently as a Student Life liaison to the University offices including: University Life, Student Financial Services, Office of the University Chaplain, Office of Multicultural Affairs, International Students and Scholars Office, University Health Services, Counseling and Psychological Services, Office of Disability Services, the SPS Office of Career Management * Performs other duties and projects, as necessary (10%) Minimum Qualifications * Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent related experience required * 3 - 5 years related experience. Preferred Qualifications * Master's degree in higher education or related field strongly preferred * Administrative experience in client centered environments, along with some experience in the provision of student services and/or program administration strongly preferred * Experience working with international student populations. Proven ability to plan and successfully execute events. Knowledge of SIS database management or similar mainframe relational database system strongly preferred Other Requirements * A resume and cover letter with salary requirements must be submitted for applicant to be considered for the position * Ability to work with multiple stakeholder groups, in a fast-paced collaborative environment. Ability to take initiative and manage a variety of tasks and projects simultaneously, with impeccable attention to detail. Effective writing, editing, proofreading and presentation skills; ability to write evidence-based correspondence and reports. Ability to manage budgets. Knowledge of advanced functions of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.) Occasional evening and weekend work required Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents. Applications open: Jan 21 2020 Eastern Standard Time Applications close: Back Apply Share Columbia University New York NY

Assistant Director For Student Conduct And Community Standards

The New School