Assistant Director for Community Standards

Job description

Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located on the Boardwalk, just steps from the beach. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971 and is planning its 50th anniversary. The University’s commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at

Under the direction of the Executive Director for Residence Education, the Assistant Director for Community Standards will be responsible for the management of student conduct for the Office of Residential Life. The Assistant Director will serve as a formal and informal administrative hearing officer in non-academic conduct cases as well as providing residential hearing board facilitation. The Assistant Director will evaluate, investigate, and adjudicate complaints and allegations of violations of the student conduct code. This position will also provide support, training, educational programs, weekly conduct reports, and assist in tracking the completion of disciplinary sanctions. This position will collaborate with the Associate Director of Residential Life and Complex Directors to assist in case management. The Assistant Director for Community Standards is required to participate in a 24/7 on-call rotation with other professional staff of the Office of Residential Life. This is a full time, 12-month position. The Assistant Director of Community Standards would have the ability to have present a high degree of professional and personal integrity, commitment to ethical values, and respect for privacy and confidentially and must be committed to equity and social justice.


  • Oversees the community standards for Residential Life and collaborates regularly with offices involved with all conduct concerns including Stockton Campus Police, Office of Student Right and Responsibilities, Women’s Gender and Sexuality Center, Stockton Athletics, Student Development, Health Services, and the Counseling Center.
  • Investigates complaints, maintains confidential records, ensures institutional compliance, and manages reporting related to Clery, and Title IX.
  • Serves as a liaison to the Office of Residential Life in the coordination and adjudication of alleged violations of the student Code of Conduct that occur in campus housing facilities.
  • Serves as the complainant for cases referred to the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities for adjudication and provides administrative oversight for Residential Hearing Board cases.
  • Prepares and administers all online educational modules including, but not limited to Decision Making 101, Blackboard course, 3rd Millennium, Alcoholwise, Under the Influence/Marijuana 101, Consent and Respect, etc.  Provides weekly statistical reports for the Executive Director of Residential Life.
  • Assists in the management of student disciplinary records and files using the Maxient database. Prepares charge letters and hearing outcome letters. Tracks compliance with sanctions and prepares a weekly conduct status report.
  • Meets with students to support case management efforts. Oversees the roommate mediation and conflict resolution programs.
  • Participates in programs and services in support of opening and closing activities, orientation, and admissions events for first year, transfer, graduate, and returning students.
  • Maintains office resources, including the Guide to Residential Life, written materials, forms, information on services, workshops, and other resources as determined appropriate.
  • Participates in college-wide special events and all-call functions for student affairs staff.
  • Participates in evening, weekend and holiday on call duty responsibility and serves as a continuous contact for the complex director staff as an on-call manager.
  • Assists in the development of procedural initiatives concerning student behavior and the disciplinary process.
  • The ability to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree from an accredited institution in Higher Education, College Student Personnel, Counseling or related field
  • Experience with personal computers using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations regarding student and employee policies and privacy records (Title IX, Clery Act, Campus Save Act, and FERPA).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year of experience in student conduct or student affairs, working with conduct boards or related work experience.
  • Two years of experience in Housing or Residential Life
  • Experience with Maxient or other student conduct software

Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive University benefits package.

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply please visit: https://stockton.hiretouch.comOnly electronic documents will be accepted.  Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.  All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.  You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF.

  1. A letter of interest describing specific skills and experiences
  2. A current résumé or curriculum vitae
  3. A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone
  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact: Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager at 609-652-4384.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) available at The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.




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Job No: Job ID: #1710 / #700005
Posted: 8/14/2019
Application Due: 10/13/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience.