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Assistant Director for Student Rights & Responsibilities
|Job Type:||Counseling Services|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 20,000 Students|
Vacancy #: 002105
Salary Range: Commensurate with Qualifications
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Organizational Unit Overview
The Division of Student Affairs actively supports the University's missions of education, research, and service by providing comprehensive programs and services to assist each student in developing intellectually, socially, morally, and culturally. The Division anticipates students' developmental needs throughout their collegiate experiences and promotes students development by fostering a community of learning, which encourages individual student involvement and participation. The Division of Student Affairs provides a broad range of support services, activities, and programs that seek to: Assist students in developing respect and appreciation for individual differences, interpersonal civility, and human rights. Enhance the learning environment, facilitate retention, and optimize the student experience. Accommodate the diverse needs of all students. Support a community environment that is welcoming, safe, and secure. Assist students in meeting their basic needs for housing, nutrition, and physical and emotional well-being. Provide the means for students to become active participants and leaders in their own learning. Assist students in developing logical thought processes and sound decision-making skills. Assist students in developing an appreciation of the arts. Moreover, the division seeks to contribute to the development of the whole individual by fostering in each student a deeper appreciation of the importance of life-long learning, individual responsibility, and human diversity. Through collaboration, the division provides programs and services that are grounded in theory, assessment, and sound practice.
The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities (OSRR) staff fosters student growth by promoting students awareness and understanding of their rights and responsibilities as community members, addressing student conduct and creating developmental learning opportunities, and engaging students in ethical decision making.
OSRR administers the East Carolina University Student Code of Conduct which governs students on and off-campus conduct. Office staff is also engaged in campus education on various issues such as academic integrity, citizenship development and conflict resolution.
The Assistant Director has administrative responsibility for monitoring the policies and procedures of the University student conduct system, for administering the Student Code of Conduct. The Assistant Director will report to the Associate Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities.
The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities oversees administration and supervision of the University student conduct system with authority to formulate and carry out institutional policy. To that end, the Assistant Director acts as an administrative hearing officer which includes, counseling students on conduct matters; enacting appropriate sanctions or referring to the Conduct Board, and monitoring sanctions; investigates and adjudicates personal and organizational misconduct; initiates correspondence sent to students involved in disciplinary infractions and their parents; meets with the Leadership Team to review major cases assigned to the Conduct Board; assists in the selection of new Conduct Board members, hearing chairs, Leadership Team; initiates and delivers ongoing training for the members of the Conduct Board, and the Academic Integrity Board; serves as a Conduct Board Hearing Advisor for suspension and expulsion level cases; educates the University community about the campus conduct process through lectures and participation at various programs and classes, residence halls, and during New Student Orientation; participates in special projects and serves on various University committees as assigned by the Director; other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree. A minimum of two years' experience. An understanding of student development and counseling theories and the ability to apply theory in practice in a university setting. Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills. Strong organizational and administrative skills. Strong interpersonal communication skills. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Team building skills. Ability to build positive and effective relationships across the campus and community. Strong commitment to diversity. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to manage multiple tasks. Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed. Knowledge of legal issues in higher education. Ability to provide exemplary customer service. Experience interacting with the public, attorneys, parents, students, staff, and faculty.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Master's degree in Student Personnel, Counseling, or a related behavioral science. A minimum of three years of experience at the post-secondary level. Title IX and experience conducting investigations desired. Experience and/or training in the administration of a student code of conduct. Completion of the Association for Student Conduct Affairs Gehring Training.
Special Instructions to Applicant
In order to be considered for the position, all applicants are required to submit online a letter of interest, a current resume/vitae, and a list of three (3) references including contact information.
Additionally, original official transcripts, a criminal background check, and two (2) signed letters of reference will be required upon offer of employment. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire.
East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. In order to promote the university's diversity goal, Student Affairs strongly encourages applicants from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.
Additional Instructions to Applicant
n order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.
Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 002105 to ECU Human Resources at www.jobs.ecu.edu.
East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Visit this job posting at http://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/27451
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