Assistant Director for Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution
Job no: 514486
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Student Affairs/Services
Department:04052000 - SA-GATORWELL
Student Affairs Program CrdJob Description:
Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution, a component of the Dean of Students Office, is responsible for addressing alleged violations of the University of Florida Student Conduct Code and Honor Code.The Assistant Director assists in the overall administration of the student conduct system by overseeing academic misconduct cases and student conduct cases, including those involving student organizations.The Assistant Director resolves assigned cases through administrative reviews and hearings, interprets and administers the Student Conduct Code and Honor Code, develops outreach education programs, and assists with the coordination of committee member selection and training, including the opportunity to co-teach the 3 credit Student Conduct Committee Training class.In addition to case resolution, Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution utilizes other forms of conflict resolution to address student behavior.This individual will need to be committed to a non-adversarial, educational, restorative, and learning-based conduct philosophy and ensure that all educational programs, sanctions, and hearings reinforce the overall concept of student development, education, and restorative principles
- Adjudicate individual student cases via administrative hearings and administrative reviews or refer to other conflict resolution processes as appropriate.
- Assist the Assistant Dean and Director with coordinating education and training of students and faculty/staff members involved with the Student Conduct Committee.
- Coordinate, develop, and present outreach programs to the University campus and surrounding community regarding conflict resolution, academic integrity, the student conduct code and conduct process, and other various services that Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution provides.
- Assist in assessment of student conduct process, including running reports in database to track case loads/sanctions. Provide statistical reports and summaries for various departments and agencies regarding types of conduct cases and outcomes.
- Assist with the further development of conflict resolution initiatives.
- Serve as an active member of the Dean of Students Office team which will include assisting students or others in distress, serving on-call as an Emergency Dean and as a member of the Protest Team, etc.; may include cross-training in other areas within the DSO.
- Oversee records maintenance to ensure compliance with institutional policies, relevant laws, and mandated reporting.
- Other duties as assigned.
Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.Preferred Qualifications:Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education, or related field. Qualified applicants should have graduate or professional experience in student affairs. Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience with collegiate conduct systems preferred. Evidence of establishing effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff and external constituents. One to three years professional experience preferred.Some knowledge or experience with mediation, restorative justice, or other conflict resolution model preferred.Special Instructions to Applicants:
You must upload your cover letter and resume."
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. of the posting end date.Health Assessment Required:No
Advertised: 24 Aug 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 21 Sep 2020 Eastern Daylight Time