Assistant Director for Conflict Resolution
DescriptionThe Assistant Director for Conflict Resolution will lead the office’s efforts to implement restorative practices on campus within and apart from the student disciplinary process. Coordinate and implement restorative practices resources, conflict coaching, conflict resolution skill building, preventative education, and mediation to students and student groups. This includes recruiting, training, and advising students and staff who assist in facilitating restorative practices and the conflict resolution process; coordinate restorative practice circles within the student conduct process; develop and manage sanctions related to conflict resolution; guide students’ reflections on their decision making and behavior during conflict; build and maintain collaborative relationships with key partners including Housing and Residence Life, the Counseling Center, the Center for Student Diversity, and the Office of Inclusion & Institutional Equity; provide outreach including workshops, training, and presentations that support the educational efforts of the office around topics of conflict resolution and civility; participate on committees and task forces within the Division of Student Affairs and at the University level; and perform other duties as assigned.
QualificationsMaster’s degree and three years of experience required. The selected candidate must have an understanding of student development in the college environment and a commitment to student advocacy; experience with restorative practices and/or conflict resolution; demonstrate administrative and organizational skills; knowledge of basic student conduct practices; evidence of establishing effective working relationship with students, faculty and staff; experience working with a diverse population of students; exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including listening skills; ability to resolve disputes; and work efficiently, meet deadlines, and respond to emerging problems and crises. Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Personnel, Counseling, Conflict Resolution, Social Work, Criminal Justice, or related field strongly preferred.
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Organization: Student Affairs Division
Primary Location: Main Campus
Job Posting: Aug 27, 2019