Texas A&M University - Director of Student Conduct (Assistant Director, Offices of the Dean of Student Life)

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  • Director of Student Conduct (Assistant Director, Offices of the Dean of Student Life)

  • College Station TAMU

  • Job Title

    Director of Student Conduct (Assistant Director, Offices of the Dean of Student Life)

    Agency

    Texas A&M University

    Department

    Student Life

    Proposed Minimum Salary

    $5,166.66 monthly

    Job Location

    College Station, Texas

    Job Type

    Staff

    Job Description

    The Assistant Director’s responsibilities include administrative direction of the Student Conduct Office. The Assistant Director is responsible for supervision for this area. The position includes responsibilities as a member of the Offices of the Dean of Student Life Administrative Team, which contribute to the operations of the department.

    Required Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Six years of progressively responsible management experience in student affairs, Student Conduct, or related field

    Required Licenses and Certifications:

    • Must have a State of Texas class “C” vehicle operator’s license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Knowledge and application of higher education law as it relates to student conduct, including, but not limited to, due process, Clery Act, and other laws related to sexual misconduct and interpersonal violence
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to communicate with various constituent groups, including, but not limited to, students, advisors, attorneys, office staff, and senior leadership
    • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
    • Attention to detail. Confidentiality and dependability
    • Supervision skills of full-time staff
    • Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds

    Other Requirements;

    • General office conditions
    • Attends meetings and conferences concerning students and staff, and with student groups at times beyond usual working hours

    Preferred Education and Experience:

    • Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, or related field (law, conflict resolution, social work, etc.)
    • Five or more years of experience in college/university student conduct
    • Five years of progressively responsible management experience in Student Affairs or related field
    • Experience creating and/or revising student conduct rules, policies, and/or procedures
    • Budgeting experience
    • Active participation in ASCA or related higher education/Student Affairs organization

    Preferred Licenses and Certifications:

    • Completion of one or more tracks of the Gehring Academy; Mediation Certificate; Certificate in higher education law and policy

    Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
    • Understanding and knowledge of concepts of college student development

    Responsibilities:

    • Directs the administrative and program operations of the Student Conduct Office
    • This includes long term strategic planning
    • Monitors the office budget
    • Oversees the Program Coordinator (manager of daily office operations) in creating the unit annual budget report for Department Senior Leadership
    • Maintains working relationships with office and department stakeholders
    • Serves as a primary Student Conduct Office liaison for various campus partners, as well as campus and community law enforcement agencies
    • Supervises staff in the Student Conduct Office
    • Oversees the hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation of assigned staff
    • Works with staff to create and maintain professional development plan(s)
    • Provides day-to-day guidance and perspective to staff administering the Student Conduct Code
    • Stays current on trends in student conduct and new legislation, state laws, federal requirements, and national standards relating to student conduct
    • Maintains and appropriately modify processes and workflow in the Student Conduct Offices to be in alignment with the above referenced legal and other frameworks within the context of Texas A&M University
    • Works with supervisor to create and maintain professional development plan, this may include utilizing campus trainings and/or attending professional conferences directly affiliated with job responsibilities
    • Provides ongoing student conduct-related training to staff, faculty, and students
    • Provides consultation to University departments, advisors, and student organizations relating to student conduct as needed
    • Will be required to operate a University or other motor vehicle to perform these duties
    • Interprets and administers the Student Conduct Code and the University Student Conduct System for Texas A&M University
    • Responsibilities include assessing conduct reports, issuing charges, assigning conduct officers, and conducting administrative conferences
    • Serves as the Chairperson or the Student Conduct Administrator for Student Life Conduct Conference Panels
    • Takes the lead on annual review of the University Student Rules including developing and proposing language for appropriate rule revisions consistent with relevant trends, national and state legislation, and case law
    • Provides requested data for department responses to University and Division requests for information for internal and external review and reporting
    • Serves as a representative on Department, Division, and University committees and task forces, at events, and to department stakeholders as assigned
    • Attend and actively engage in Department and Division meetings, trainings, and functions
    • Advances the philosophy of multiculturalism and promote diversity in staffing, programming and student leadership
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Special Note: A cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references are strongly recommended. You may upload all three on the application under CV/Resume.

    Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

    We are committed to diversity. It is our policy not to discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Furthermore, we will maintain a work environment free from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

    All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity




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