Job description

Job ID 14138
Location UW Eau Claire
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

Unit of Student Affairs/Dean of Students

Assistant Dean of Students

POSITION: A full-time, professional academic staff position is available in the Dean of Students office beginning July 1, 2018. The working title for this assignment is Assistant Dean of Students This is a renewable assignment. The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A masters, doctoral or JD degree from a regionally accredited institution is required as well as a minimum of four years of full time experience in higher education. Experience working with campus investigation/adjudication of alleged policy violations, academic and non-academic misconduct and knowledge and experience with Title IX and Clery Act compliance. Experience in crisis intervention, supporting/assessing students in mental health distress and managing complex crisis situations involving students, faculty, staff, families/parents and community members.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: An advanced degree from an accredited institution: preferred fields include, but are not limited to: Student Affairs, Higher Education Administration, Mental Health or law. Experience providing outreach and advocacy services to diverse student groups and a commitment to social justice. A commitment to fostering an open and collaborative working environment and experience working with a complex conduct database to generate reports, manage cases and meet reporting requirements. Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.


• Provide day to day oversight of the student conduct program including assignment and tracking of cases; training staff and ensuring appropriate follow through.

• Investigate and adjudicate student conduct cases under Chapters 14 and 17 student disciplinary procedures through the Blugold Code.

• Train and consult with adjudicating officers, hearing board members, faculty and staff regarding the protocol for misconduct, interpersonal violence, bias/hate incidents, student organization conduct and hearings.

• Assist the Dean of Students and Student Assistance Coordinator to support students experiencing personal, medical and mental health stressors and emergencies.

• Assist with afterhours emergencies as needed.

• Serve as primary point person in matters related to Academic Integrity and Chapter 14 violations.

• Provide direct service to students in academic and personal difficulties.

• Supervise graduate student interns and collateral professionals who assist with walk-ins, investigate cases and address student of concern services.

• Co-supervise University Program Associate.

• Coordinate National Student Exchange Program.

• Serve as a liaison between Student Affairs, the Veteran’s Center and Veteran Services staff.

• Assist the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and the Dean of Students with providing other services to the Division of Student Affairs as needed.

• Collaborate with faculty, staff and others to help students resolve their problems in ways that promote intellectual and personal development. Serve as an advocate for students and share information with campus personnel as needed.


• Provide training and supervision of campus judicial hearing committees.

• Coordinate office use of conduct student database (Maxient).

• Implement and coordinate restorative justice programs.

• Ensure that services are provided in a manner sensitive to the unique needs and identity of each student or person served.

• Support the equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives of the Dean of Students office and broader university.

• Provide communication to faculty and staff regarding student concerns and serve on the Students of Concern Committee.

• Facilitate weekly Title IX/Conduct meetings.

• Serve as a resource for family members of students requiring information, assistance and emergency support.

• Assist students or families with complaints or formal grievances to determine channels to effectively address their concerns.

• Serve on university, community and UW-System committees as appropriate.

• Review, edit, and update office publications.

• Other duties as assigned by the Dean of Students.

THE UNIT: The Student Affairs/Dean of Students office consists of 6 permanent staff members as well as a graduate assistant and two collateral appointments.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login." Click the link to the Assistant Dean of Students position (Job ID # 14138) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed. Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

• Letter of application

• Curriculum vita

• Unofficial transcript

• Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to: [email protected]

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by _April 15, 2018_. However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an

appropriate time in the process. A criminal background check is required prior to employment.

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report ( . Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy (

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing

diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Priority Closing Date: ____April 15, 2018, position is open until filled_____





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Posted: 4/17/2018
Application Due: 4/18/2018
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