University of New Haven
Assistant Director of Student Conduct and Student Life Initiatives
Department: Dean of Students/Division of Student Affairs
The University of New Haven invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Student Conduct and Student Life Initiatives. This position has a vital role within the Dean of Students Team. The Assistant Director of Student Conduct and Student Life Initiatives assists in the student conduct process as well as the development and implementation of student life initiatives on campus. The Assistant Director of Student Conduct and Student Life Initiatives works directly with students on their problem solving, self-efficacy, and personal development. By developing new programs and promoting resources on campus, the Assistant Director of Student Conduct and Student Life Initiatives positively contributes to the student learning environment.
* Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the student conduct process:
* Meets with students to determine responsibility and appropriate sanctions.
* Maintains student conduct records, the Maxient database, and compiles all data and reports associated with the conduct process.
* Coordinates the Student Conduct Board selection, training and on-going development of Student Conduct Board members through the Competency Learning Experience program in addition to overseeing all aspects of the weekly Student Conduct Board sessions.
* Assists in the training and on-going professional development of the Residential Life Staff and Appeals Review Boards.
* Provides daily consultation and guidance to the Office of Residential Life Staff on conduct matters and case management.
* Executes educational processes, informational sessions, programs and trainings for the University's other campuses.
* Works to effectively manage conduct cases through completion within established timeframes.
* Reviews overdue cases and sanctions and works to rectify them or arrange for student holds on accounts.
* Remains up-to-date on students' trends and best practices in student conduct to ensure the University's process is appropriate and relevant.
* Serves as facilitator of Drinking Decisions educational alcohol module and coordinates additional educational sanction classes.
* Works with colleagues to serve as a resource and liaison for students, families, faculty and administration and assists with concerns or inquiries as appropriate.
* Serves as a Title IX Investigator for cases of sexual misconduct.
* Responds to crises and triages emergencies as needed as serves as a member of the on-call rotation for the Dean of Students Office.
* Researches, recommends, develops and implements new initiatives that strengthen the student experience.
* Works to promote social justice and civic engagement through programming, educational opportunities and other campus-wide initiatives
* Serves on various campus-wide committees and task forces.
* Assists with Divisional outreach in regards to technology needs:
* Works with Marketing and Information Services to maintain Dean of Students/Student Affairs webpages and portal pages.
* Researches emerging technology applications, specifically to educational sanctioning and programming, and develops ways to implement at University
* Collaborates with colleagues on projects and initiatives as assigned.
* Assists with departmental assessment efforts.
* Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:
* Master's Degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education or related field.
* Minimum of 2-4 years progressive experience in student affairs with at least 1-2 years of experience in student conduct administration.
* Understanding of student conduct processes and procedures, current student conduct issues and trends, higher education law, and student development theory.
* Outstanding technological skills including web page design, social media outreach, etc.
* Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, problem-solving and emergency management skills.
* Demonstrated commitment to social justice.
* Ability to role model behavior which positively contributes to an inclusive work and learning environment.
* Knowledge of best practices related to student conduct, drug and alcohol sanctioning, and Title IX.
* Preferred experience working with Maxient or another student conduct database.
Interested applicants should send their resume, cover letter and three references with their contact information via email to HRDept@newhaven.edu. Please indicate Search #18-22A in the subject line of the email.
The application review process will begin immediately and remain open until the position is filled.
The University of New Haven is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Affirmative Action Employer