Assistant Director of Community Standards (UCP 7)

Storrs, CT
Jul 12, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Assistant Director of Community Standards (UCP 7)
Job ID: 2017682
Location: Storrs Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Posting

Under the direction of the Director of Community Standards, the Assistant Director of Community Standards will assist in the responsibility for providing innovative leadership for a student centered campus conduct system. Responsibilities will include coordination of individual and organizational student conduct; development of creative responses to student conduct issues; implementation of a comprehensive educational process for helping members of the University community fully understand their individual and group rights and responsibilities; and the development of a comprehensive approach to issues of academic misconduct. In addition, the Assistant Director of Community Standards will provide case management for students identified through the University's Student Care Team (Care Team).

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, student-centered and dedicated professional. The Community Standards staff is committed to the core values of integrity, respect, responsibility and collaboration, helping to engage students in the learning process. Individuals who are seeking an opportunity to challenge and support students to develop and become positive, contributing members of our academic community and society should apply for this position.

  • Assist in all aspects of the management, coordination and the communication of The Student Code, the University's student conduct system.
  • Serve as a case manager for Student Care Team cases involving students who may be a threat of harm to themselves or others.
  • Collaborate with an interdepartmental team as needed to assess threat and provide resources to students.
  • Responsible for the coordination of specific areas which may include but are not limited to academic integrity and/or sanction creation, management and compliance.
  • Maintain education records related to conduct and the Care Team through a database system and in hard copy as needed.
  • Supervise graduate assistant and graduate practicum students.
  • Assist students, faculty, and staff in reaching settlements of disputes/complaints regarding behavior. This includes all stages including information collection, fact-finding, and resolution development.
  • Work with appropriate University officials and departments to facilitate satisfactory solutions to issues and problems that fall within the responsibilities of Community Standards.
  • Serve as a member of the decision making body in relation to the revisions to The Student Code. This includes researching, evaluating, and recommending changes.
  • Collect and provide information as needed in regard to compliance in areas such as Title IX and Clery.
  • Assist in the coordination of responses to behavioral incidents at the regional campuses.
  • Respond to campus emergencies, as needed.
  • Train and advise Residential Life staff regarding the student conduct process.
  • Serve as a resource to the University community regarding disruptive students and interpretations of The Student Code, and make presentations to groups.
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with representatives of schools, colleges, regional campuses, student support programs, and student organizations in regard to policies related to maintaining an appropriate academic living/learning environment.
  • Develop strong working relationships with campus departments.
  • Develop and conduct assessment projects related to Community Standards.
  • Serve on committees that address student development efforts and multiculturalism.
  • Serve in the absence of the Director or Associate Director of Community Standards as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • A Master's Degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, or a related field.
  • Two to five years progressive experience working in student affairs.
  • Experience working in a student conduct system.
  • Problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
  • Ability to analyze complex issues and effectively plan and organize work.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in and awareness of the sensitivity required when interacting with, supervising, and addressing the needs of a diverse community.

  • Five to seven years progressive experience in higher education.
  • Active involvement in related professional organizations.
  • Experience in working with Maxient.
  • Significant knowledge and expertise in Title IX, Clery, and other key compliance issues.


Please apply online at UConn Jobs, at, Staff Positions (Search # 2017682) to submit a cover letter, resume, as well as the names and contact information of three references in Word or PDF format by July 25, 2017. The anticipated start date is immediate. An official transcript will be required if an invitation for an on-campus interview is extended. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2017682)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on July 25, 2017.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


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