Director of Community Rights & Responsibilities

Salem, Virginia
Apr 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Director of Community Rights & Responsibilities  




JOB SUMMARY:       Serves as the chief student conduct officer and Title IX Coordinator for the College.


  • Student Conduct System:
  • Coordinate and supervise the campus Student Conduct System, including serving as the chief conduct officer.
  • Chair all College Conduct Board and Administrative Board hearings.
  • Advise Student Conduct Panel hearings.
  • Provide training and supervision to all Student Conduct Council members and Informal Resolution meeting officers.
  • Monitor compliance with conduct sanctions and conducts probation follow up meetings.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and security of all conduct records.
  • Generate regular reports on student conduct issues including semester and annual conduct reports and assists the Director of Campus Safety with the College’s annual Clery report.
  • Coordinate the annual review and publication of the Roanoke College Student Conduct Code.
  • Oversee elections for the Student Conduct Council.
  • Title IX:
  • Serve as the College’s Title IX Coordinator.
  • Coordinate sexual misconduct awareness training for the campus community.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to Deputy Title IX Coordinators.
  • Select and train Title Investigators and Sexual Misconduct Hearing Panel members.
  • Oversee the prompt, fair and impartial investigation of sexual misconduct allegations involving members of the campus community.  
  • Chair student Sexual Misconduct Panel hearings.
  • Additional Duties:
  • Assist in the supervision of the Administrative Specialist for the Dean of Students Office and DSO student assistants.
  • Provide guidance and supervision to the Associate Director and Assistant Directors of Residence Life & Housing with respect to their conduct roles.
  • Serve as a member of the College’s Care Team.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Associate Vice-President for Student Affairs.


Education & Experience:

  • Required - Master’s degree in Student Development, Higher Education or related field (ex. juris doctorate) and a minimum of three years (5 years preferred), professional experience in student conduct and Title IX administration at the higher education level required.  

Other Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and conflict resolution techniques.
  • Proven ability to work across organizational divisions and departments to promote institutional goals among faculty, staff and students.       

Letters of interest indicating minimum salary requirement should be submitted with resume and names of three references including contact information by email to   Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Roanoke College supports affirmative action and diversity as an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Females and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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