Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities
The Director of Student Rights & Responsibilities (SRR) is a senior level position in the Division of Campus Life and Inclusive Excellence and will provide comprehensive visioning, strategic planning, assessment and implementation to the SRR department. They will provide Departmental, Area, Divisional, and University leadership to enhance the student rights and responsibilities experience and to support the University's compliance efforts related to statutory and regulatory requirements pertaining to student conduct and discipline. The Director is responsible for evolving the four cornerstones of SRR as part of the strategic visioning for the University and the SRR department. The four cornerstones (Conflict Resolution, Crisis Management, Restorative Justice, and the Honor Code including Outcomes Council are grounded in inclusion, equity, diversity and restorative practices.
The Director is responsible for upholding the Honor Code in a manner consistent with the stated mission of the University through investigations, formal and informal adjudication of violations, and overseeing the appeals process.
The Director will provide leadership for all members of the community to understand everyone's right to:
- Thrive in a diverse community where inclusivity is the foundation of engagement;
- Live, work, and learn in an educational community that values respect, integrity and responsibility; and
- Become informed, competent, committed, and ethical leaders in a global society.
They will facilitate staff growth and development and must demonstrate a commitment to the principles of inclusion, equity, and diversity. This position reports to the Executive Director for Community Engagement and serves as a member of the Student Success Area Leadership Team. The Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities supervises two Assistant Directors. This is a full-time year-round position, M-F 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (37.5 hours per week), with some evenings, weekends and holidays.
- Master's Degree or relevant Graduate degree.
- 5+ years of experience in student conduct, conflict resolution, student affairs, residence life and/or related field.
- Leadership, management, and supervision experience.
- Strategic planning, visioning, and assessment experience.
- Experience with conflict resolution and restorative justice.
- Demonstrated experience and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- Knowledge of Federal and state statutory, regulatory, and legal developments related to conduct issues in higher education.
- Doctorate Degree
- 5+ years of supervisory experience with full-time staff.
- Experience with Maxient and Banner Data Systems.
- Experience developing and implementing an Honor Code.
- Experience working with faculty in higher education.
- Experience working with parent and families in higher education.
- Experience with behavioral intervention policies and procedures including threat assessment.
- Experience with student development.
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00pm (MST) February 15, 2018. Applications may be accepted until position is filled.
Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.