Assistant Director, Student Conduct

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Assistant Director, Student Conduct

*Cover letter is required with application.*

Summary: The Assistant Director, Student Conduct is responsible for the administration of the Student Code of Conduct, under the supervision of the Associate Dean, Student Conduct. In conjunction with the Associate Dean, the Assistant Director serves as a primary hearing officer for reports received by the Office of the Dean of Students.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to a procedurally-sound, learning-centered, non-adversarial, and restorative student conduct philosophy that ensures a connection between the involved incidents, sanction decisions, and learning needs of students.
  • Serves as a primary hearing officer for non-academic administrative student conduct cases.
  • Participates in resolution of student organization conduct cases, including investigation and adjudication.
  • Recruits, trains, and advises the Board of Investigators and Advisors (BIA), a group of student leaders to provide accused students with qualified and knowledgeable representatives and to provide the Honor & Ethics Council with a full knowledge of the facts and context of cases.
  • Develops and maintains appropriate uses and sound practices of the case management system to ensure compliance with institutional policies, relevant laws, and mandated reporting.
  • Facilitates outreach, awareness programs, and educational opportunities for students and their families, faculty, and staff about the honor code and conduct system.
  • Maintains program and outcome-based assessment and evaluation of all processes and educational initiatives. Creates reports as needed from case management system and assessment efforts.
  • Develops and maintains appropriate educational media (i.e. student conduct website) for the Student Code of Conduct.
  • Interacts with the campus community and external stakeholders around student conduct issues and responsibilities.

Other Functions:

  • Works with students, faculty, and staff to promote a healthy and safe living and learning environment.
  • Attends and participates in student learning and development initiatives throughout the Division of Campus Life.
  • Presents and participates in University training provided for offices and organizations that regularly interact with Student Conduct. (i.e. Residence Life and Housing, Title IX, and University Police).

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Master’s degree in student personnel, higher education, counseling, organizational behavior, or similar field is required.
  • At least two years of relevant student affairs experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment; possessing conflict resolution and/or mediation skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and other diverse groups.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Experience in student conduct, residence life and housing, or fraternity and sorority life.
  • Familiarity using data management systems for student conduct case management systems.
  • Experience facilitating assessment of program and learning outcomes.


  • Responsible for own work.
  • Manages staff.

Note: This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.

Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States






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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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