Director – Office of Student Conduct
University of Colorado - Boulder
|The Director, reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students, is responsible for the comprehensive leadership for the Office of Student Conduct (OSC) including providing vision and leadership for OSC, Restorative Justice, and Honor Code (a student led academic honor code for undergraduates), overseeing and managing the student conduct process, planning, administrative functions, budgeting, and personnel management.
The Office of Student Conduct (OSC) is responsible for administering and upholding the Student Conduct Code and policies established by the University’s Regents. The Director manages the student conduct system and processes in a manner that ensures student development, education, provides issue resolutions that are respectful of all parties and is a consistent and fair application of campus and University policy. The work performed by the Director is extremely complex, confidential, and layered; requiring comprehensive knowledge of student affairs, student conduct administration, University policies and politics, Federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and a strong leadership presence on campus and within the community.
|Posting Description||Department Information:
The CU campus community is committed to maintaining an environment that encourages personal and intellectual growth and responsibility and has established rules of conduct intended to foster behavior consistent with a civil, educational setting. The Office of Student Conduct (OSC) is responsible for administering and upholding the Student Conduct Code and policies established by the University’s Regents. The Director manages the student conduct system and processes in a manner that ensures student development, education, provides resolutions that are respectful of all parties and is a consistent and fair application of campus and University policy.
This position is the campus expert in student conduct codes, policies, best practices/trends and laws and regulations; represents the campus leadership, and partners with community stakeholders focused on student conduct issues. This position supervises the staff that investigates, adjudicates and records management and reporting obligations of alleged incidents of student misconduct (non-academic) both on and off campus at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels. The Director provides critical information and education to stakeholders, and drives policy, program and process changes campus-wide. The scope of this position is broad, impacting the entire CU campus, the Boulder community, and law enforcement. The Director is responsible for developing system improvements, new policies and procedures, and delivering effective education and outreach programs that support a learning environment.
• Planning and Development:
•Leadership and Campus Representation:
•Community Outreach and Education:
Salary and Benefits: The minimum salary for this position is $80,000 per year and is commensurate with skills and experience.
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment, learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.
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The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.
The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.
|Minimum Qualifications||Minimum Qualifications:
• This position requires weekend and evening work as needed
• Master’s degree with emphasis in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Counseling, Education or related field
• Five years of professional experience in positions with progressive responsibility in a college or university setting
• Experience with student conduct and understanding of legal and regulatory requirements
• Experience with budget and financial management
• Experience hiring, evaluating, supervising and training staff
• Demonstrated capacity to provide effective leadership and management in a fast-paced, highly complex organization
|Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and abilities||Competencies/Knowledge, Skills & abilities:
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, demonstrated by the ability to interact comfortably with a wide range of diverse people, including professional staff, students, faculty, parents, athletics, law enforcement, system-wide colleagues, community partners, and media.
• Ability to work collaboratively across all institutional lines including a proven record of effective working relationships with faculty, athletics, law enforcement and service agencies.
• Excellent organizational skills as demonstrated by the ability to balance numerous demands, evaluate competing priorities, and adjust planning, as needed.
• Exceptional critical thinking skills demonstrated by the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, and facilitate resolution of difficult challenges, including the ability to handle issues of complex and extreme political sensitivity.
• Capacity to simultaneously engage multiple issues of very significant legal, policy and operational complexity with an unusually large and diverse number of constituencies.
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity and success in working with diverse constituencies, both domestic and international, to support an inclusive campus environment
|Desired Qualifications||Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred qualifications may be used to further reduce the pool of applicants to those who are most highly qualified.
• Administrative leadership experience/directorship at the campus level, preferably at a large and complex university
• Experience as a member of a behavioral intervention/students of concern/threat assessment team
• Experience and knowledge of Title IX as it relates to sexual misconduct and/or Title IX certification through ATIXA
• Progressively responsible, full-time experience in student conduct administration, including past experience as a student conduct officer
• Knowledge and understanding of the following broad array of complex legal mandates:
– In-depth knowledge and facility with FERPA laws, particularly health and safety exemptions that allow communications to parents/guardians and others;
– Familiarity with disability laws especially for students with psychological disabilities;
– Knowledge and experience with laws pertaining to the sharing of police information;
– Familiarity with violence prevention best practices at universities; and
all relevant Federal, state, and local laws and campus/University policies
• Experience and/or training in forms of alternative dispute resolution in a university environment
• Prior attendance at the Donald D. Gehring Academy for Student Conduct Administration
• Experience with conduct manager software
• Juris Doctorate (JD) or Doctorate in higher education administration, student affairs, related fields or equivalent
|Special instructions to applicants||The deadline to apply for this position is Wednesday May 1, 2013.
To apply, please submit the following materials to this posting at www.jobsatcu.com:
1) A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
Please Note: The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of a transcript or diploma copy if the candidate will be using a completed academic degree to fulfill a minimum requirement for the position.
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