Director of Student Rights, Responsibilities, Student Conduct and Judicial Affairs

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute  |  Troy, NY

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Job Overview

Posted December 03, 2018 Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Director of Student Rights, Responsibilities, Student Conduct and Judicial Affairs

Onsite Event Position ID: 1816
Job Type: Student Conduct
Location: Troy, NY
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 8,000 Students
Employer ID: 1720

Benefits

Additional Compensation:
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute cares about our health and well-being, and we are dedicated to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to you and your family. Rensselaer’s Total Compensation Program continues to be instrumental in ensuring stable employment and stable pay growth for our faculty and staff, and our benefits program accounts for a significant portion of the Total Compensation Program.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Additional Compensation:
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute cares about our health and well-being, and we are dedicated to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to you and your family. Rensselaer’s Total Compensation Program continues to be instrumental in ensuring stable employment and stable pay growth for our faculty and staff, and our benefits program accounts for a significant portion of the Total Compensation Program.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Position Description

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in Troy, NY was founded in 1824, and is America’s first technological research institute. For nearly 200 years, Rensselaer has been defining the scientific and technological advances of our world. Rensselaer serves over 7,600 undergraduate and graduate students from 49 states and 63 countries. Guided by the Rensselaer Plan 2024, Rensselaer seeks to transform the delivery of pedagogical innovations, and to be a transformative agent in the 21st century and beyond.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is Seeking:  Director of Student Rights, Responsibilities, Student Conduct and Judicial Affairs

The Director of Student Rights, Responsibilities and Judicial Affairs is responsible for the administration of all aspects of the Institute’s student conduct process. A highly visible campus position, the Director reports to the Assistant Vice President/ Dean of Students and provides guidance to members of the university community regarding students’ rights and responsibilities. The Director is responsible for the fair and consistent application of policies and procedures to students’ behavior to ensure a community that respects the dignity and right of all persons to reach their highest potential. The Director, through Clustered Learning, Advocacy and Support for Students (CLASS) develops programs and services that promote student safety and success, the pursuit of knowledge, respect for self and others, global citizenship, personal accountability and integrity, and ethical development.

(CLASS)- Clustered Learning, Advocacy, and Support for Students is a comprehensive approach to the student experience at Rensselaer. Through ongoing support, guidance, and co-curricular activities, CLASS connects students to a network of faculty, staff, and other students, ensuring that they are part of a strong community of learners. As students strive to become the leaders of tomorrow, CLASS helps them develop the intellectual agility, multicultural sophistication, and global awareness that will enable them to change the world.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree required in higher education administration, student personnel, or related field 
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in student affairs/ higher education with progressively increasing levels of responsibility, including direct experience working with student conduct
  • Working knowledge of applicable law and compliance areas related to student affairs, including the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Clery Act, and Title IX

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  •  Demonstrated understanding of national best practices related to all functions within Student Rights, Responsibilities and Judicial Affairs
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion 
  • Thorough knowledge of student development theories and their application to students at a highly selective technological research university
  • Experience of successful collaboration with academic affairs/ faculty 
  • Experience with assessment and strategic planning
  • Demonstrated experience in setting priorities, delegating, and coordinating complex tasks with attention to divisional and institution goals 
  • Demonstrated excellent leadership skills, especially the ability to establish standards of quality, to communicate those standards clearly, and to assess personnel based on those standards
  • Demonstrated effective conflict resolution experience 
  • Demonstrated effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Planning, organizing and effective time management skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet established goals and objectives
  • Ability to anticipate and solve problems

Application Information

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Individuals who apply before February 22, 2019 will receive first consideration. To apply, visit http://rpijobs.rpi.edu/postings/6864 to complete a short online application, and to upload a current CV, a letter of interest and contact information for three (3) references. Please direct questions about the application process to Brandy Pascazio pascab@rpi.edu

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