Director of Student Conduct/Judicial Affairs

University of the Incarnate Word  |  San Antonio, TX

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Director of Student Conduct/Judicial Affairs

Job Type: Student Affairs Administration
Location: San Antonio, TX
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 8,000 Students
Employer ID: 27872

Benefits

Salary Range:
$47,500 - $50,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$47,500 - $50,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Student Affairs
Experience:
2-4 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Student Affairs
Experience:
2-4 Years

Position Description

UIW Mission

University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary

The Director of Student Conduct is responsible for the administration of the University’s student conduct program. The Director of Student Conduct provides oversight and leadership for all student processes and policies outlined in the Student Handbook, as well as related institutional and divisional policy development and implementation. The Director investigates and adjudicates student misconduct and other related disciplinary processes. Provides oversight and supervision for student support and case management, including supervision of staff and student as applicable. The Director of Student Conduct develops and manages training for University Residence Life staff and others, who administer the policies and procedures of the conduct system in Residence Life. As a member of the Campus Engagement Staff, assists in engaging all students in meaningful educational experiences, in and out of the classroom. Serves on several institutional and division-wide committees, researches and completes required reports and documents that are central to the outcomes of the Office of Student Conduct. The Director of Student Conduct manages software and other tools utilized to report and record issues related to student conduct and judicial affairs and assures compliance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Essential Duties

• Serves as chief student conduct administrator, assessing, researching, developing, implementing, and updating consistently all related procedures, training, publications and website
• Reviews incident reports, meet with involved parties, investigate incidents, and adjudicate cases according to established codes of conduct and policies.
• Provides all case management for non-academic misconduct, from intake to sanction completion. Maintain all student conduct records, including management of Maxient software and its use campus-wide
• Works with students and governance to assess policies, procedures, and sanction development
• Provides proactive education, training, and outreach for faculty, staff, and students on behavior expectations and guidelines, student code of conduct, and all related topics including drug and alcohol training, civility, community living, etc)
• Serves as a liaison to various departments on campus, including but not limited to Academic Support, Schools and Colleges, Residence Life, Athletics, Security, and Human Resources and the Title IX Coordinator
• Works with campus security and local law enforcement on incidents of on and off campus misconduct
• Designs, implements, and assesses effectiveness of sanctions used in the misconduct process
• Recruits and trains faculty, staff, and students as student conduct board members on an annual basis
• Provides leadership in the area of institutional and divisional policy development and implementation
• Maintains communication and professional collaborations with area college/university student conduct offices

• Leads the Behavioral Intervention (BIT) team, a campus-wide committee focused on threat assessment, intervention, and student support.
• Manage BIT student cases, procedures, and processes associated with student support and threat assessment/response
• Through on-going case management, meets regularly with referred students to update records, provide on-going support and feedback, and assess progress. Insures student compliance and follow-through with discussed plans
• Communicates progress with other campus staff and faculty members as appropriate
• Maintains up-to-date records for all student cases by using Maxient database software. Create reports as necessary
• Serves as a liaison and resource to various departments on campus, including but not limited to Academic Affairs, the Wellness Center (Personal Counseling and Health Services), Residence Life, Athletics, Security, and faculty
• Remains up-to-date with all campus procedures and policies impacting students throughout their entire enrollment

• Develops and administers student conduct budgets
• Researches and completes required reports and documents, including those requiring coordination with other campus departments
• Supervises the publishing and communication to the campus of all related misconduct publications, forms, and documents
• Other miscellaneous duties as assigned

 

 

UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sex, gender, age, or religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).


Job Requirements

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Excellent organizational, management, and leadership skills are required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with others are required. Computer literacy and database experience are required. The ability to manage and complete tasks in a timely manner and the ability to maintain accurate records and files is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.

Required Education

A Master’s degree in student personnel administration, higher education administration, or a related field is required.

Required Work Experience

At least three years of directly related professional student affairs experience is required and must include knowledge of student development theory and student conduct processes, and applicable laws such as the Clery Act, Title IX, the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (Campus SaVE) Act, and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Evidence of an effective leadership style, experience in residence life and in student conduct, and a background demonstrating success in dealing with students, parents, administrators, and faculty is required.

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