Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards

CUNY - School of Professional Studies
New York City, New York

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Job Title: Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards

Job ID: 22923

Location: School of Professional Studies

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


For over 15 years, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) has been leading online education in New York. Notable for offering the most online bachelor’s and master’s degree options at the City University of New York, and for serving transfer students as the University system’s only undergraduate all-transfer college, CUNY SPS meets the needs of adults who wish to finish a bachelor’s degree, progress from an associate’s degree, earn a master’s degree or certificate in a specialized field, and advance in the workplace or change careers.

The School’s growth has been remarkable, with twenty-four degrees launched since 2006. Enrollment has risen by more than 30% in the last four years to over 4,000 students in the credit-bearing programs. Thousands more are enrolled in non-degree and grant-funded workplace learning programs. In addition, the School has an active alumni network and has established the CUNY SPS Foundation, which offers multiple scholarship opportunities to current students.

CUNY SPS has consistently been named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country’s top online institutions. This year, the School was ranked in the top 2% in the nation on the publisher’s list of the 2021 Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs.

Reporting to the Associate Dean of Enrollment Management and Student Services, the Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards is responsible for leading all student conduct-related efforts in accordance with Article XV of the Bylaws of the CUNY Board of Trustees. This position will support students, faculty, and staff by maintaining a safe and respectful campus community and responding to all reports of student misconduct, including academic integrity, in a manner that emphasizes accountability and education and ensures that students who are accused of violating the Student Conduct Code are given a fair and expedient process. The Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards will maintain expert, current knowledge of University policies on matters related to student conduct and academic integrity to ensure campus compliance.

In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as the School’s academic integrity officer.
  • Lead investigations of reported incidents of student misconduct and academic integrity violations in accordance with University and School policies.
  • Act as a resource for students, faculty and staff for matters pertaining to student conduct and academic integrity.
  • Direct efforts to develop community standards for the online environment.
  • Assist students in understanding the student conduct and academic integrity processes and their responsibilities under the School and University policies.
  • Review existing student conduct and academic integrity processes and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Develop and present workshops for members of the School community regarding student conduct expectations, academic integrity standards, and other issues relevant to standards of student conduct.
  • Recommend, implement, and direct a behavioral management solution for the School and provide training and support as needed.
  • Maintain files for disciplinary cases and track sanctions. Provide reports on student conduct and academic integrity matters as requested to campus stakeholders including the Academic Standing Committee.
  • Develop template reports, conduct and sanction letters for alleged student conduct violations.
  • Recruit and train members of the Faculty Student Disciplinary Committee.
  • Develop, launch and direct the School’s behavioral intervention team.
  • Develop and implement student conduct assessment plans to evaluate service delivery, student learning outcomes and student satisfaction.
  • Participate in and support School-wide events, including Commencement, as needed.


Bachelor's degree and eight years related experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in a role pertaining to student conduct at an institution of higher education.
  • Proficiency in developing and implementing training programs related to student conduct.
  • Demonstrated ability to collect, track, and report on data using student management and behavioral management systems
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse population of students, staff, faculty, administrators, and other members of the community.
  • Exceptional ability to manage confidential and sensitive information.
  • Proven ability to analyze complex situations.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ongoing commitment to personal education on legislative and legal issues affecting student conduct.
  • Commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion.


Directs planning, program development, and administration to support access, retention, multicultural, and other student affairs objectives.

  • Develops plans for, and leads a student development services unit which comprises a variety of services and programs
  • Collaborates with academic affairs professionals and other in supporting retention and building a comprehensive learning environment that fosters the intellectual, psychological, social, leadership and recreational development of a diverse student population
  • Assists senior management in providing leadership, developing policy, conducting strategic planning, and representing student affairs in various professional activities
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of the portfolio of student services in supporting divisional and College-wide goals; oversees data collection, tracking, and reporting systems
  • Manages fiscal and human resources; may oversee grant management activities for selected programs
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Student Life Director


Higher Education Officer




Salary commensurate with education and experience up to $124,289.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


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November 2, 2021


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.


Since its founding in 2003, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (SPS) has become one of the City University of New York’s fastest growing schools, with over 200 adjunct and full-time faculty members, nearly 2,000 students enrolled in degree programs and credit bearing courses, and thousands more in non-credit courses and programs. Drawing on CUNY’s nationally and internationally renowned faculty and practitioners, as well as industry and education partners, CUNY SPS offers a wide range of graduate and undergraduate programs, including CUNY’s first fully online degree programs.cuny_school_of_professional_studies1.jpg

The School is home to the Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies and the Off-Campus College.

  • The Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies serves the educational, policy and research needs of unions and their members. The Institute provides a gateway to higher education by offering comprehensive information and academic support services that help union members attain their educational goals. It also serves as an academic resource on issues of concern to the labor movement and publishes New Labor Forum, a national journal of analysis and debate.
  • The Off-Campus College offers working students access to a college education by providing workplace related, credit-bearing courses and certificates.

cuny_school_of_professional_studies2.jpgCUNY SPS Online Programs
The Online Baccalaureate
The Online Baccalaureate offers the opportunity to complete an accredited, rigorous degree program on a schedule that fits into a busy schedule. Majors include Business, Communication and Culture, Health Information Management and Sociology. For more information on this program, visit

Online M.S. in Business Management and Leadership
The Online Master of Science in Business Management and Leadership provides a broad business education that focuses on the fundamentals of business management as well as critical skills in leadership. Its fully online delivery makes the program available to those outside the reach of traditional instruction, and allows working adults the opportunity to immediately put classroom theory into practice. For more information on this program, visit

Other Programs at CUNY SPS


In addition to these online programs, CUNY SPS offers a wide variety of in-person degree and certificate programs on both the graduate and undergraduate level. Subject areas include Adult Learning, Applied Theatre, Disability Studies, Health Care Administration, Immigration Law, Project Management and Youth Studies. As SPS continues to grow it commits itself to aligning the education it offers with the current needs of its students, always intent on making that education timely, relevant and powerfully useful.

For more information, visit or call 212.652.CUNY (2869). Also, follow us at and

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