Responsibilities and Duties
The Assistant Director will adjudicate students and student groups for alleged violations of the Code of Student Conduct; conduct informal investigations and determine appropriate accountability actions; educate and assist student in learning from misconduct, reflecting on their decision making and their impact on the community; and coordinate and serve as an administrator for Hearings. Serve as a liaison to the off campus community, including neighborhood associations, University Relations Committee, and other non-affiliates reporting potential misconduct; build and maintain relationships with relevant partners including Baltimore County Police, Baltimore City Police, presidents of neighborhood associations, and other government relations staff; provide education about off campus disruptive and disorderly conduct policies and local ordinances; collaborate with Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility and TUPD to conduct friendly visits to off campus residences; and maintain monthly statistics on off campus disruption reports and neighbor calls. Serve as the coordinator for Hearing Boards. Recruit and select a diverse group of faculty, staff, and student members to serve on Hearing Boards; provide ongoing training to board members; organize hearings as needed and ensure appropriate communication with board members. Support the office’s efforts to educate students around behavior and conflict through sanctioning creation, implementation, and assessment. This includes supporting the creation and implementation of Restorative Practices resources, conflict coaching, conflict resolution skill building, preventative education, and mediation to students and student groups; coordinate restorative practice circles within the student conduct process; develop sanctions related to conflict resolution; guide students’ reflections on their decision making and behavior during conflict; and provide outreach including workshops, training, and presentations that support the educational efforts of the office around topic of conflict resolution. Provide outreach including workshops, training, and presentations that support the educational efforts of the office on topics that include off campus disruption, conflict resolution, Restorative Practices, policies, student group misconduct, FERPA, and other efforts the office is emphasizing. Provide website and Symplicity, Advocate support for the office. Update the website as appropriate and serve as a content coordinator; support office staff in technology needs related to Symplicity, Advocate's day to day functioning; serve as the liaison between Symplicity and OTS. Participate on committees and task forces within the Division of Student Affairs and at the University level; and perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Skills
- Master's degree.
- Three years of experience in student conduct, student affairs, residence life, or a related field.
- Must have an understanding of student development in the conduct process and a commitment to student advocacy.
- Committed to social justice work within the student conduct discipline.
- Strong administrative and organization skills.
- Experience with student conduct, to include knowledge of current practices and legal issues; be familiar with restorative practices as a philosophy; and have exposure to Title IX issues.
- Evidence of establishing effective working relationships with students, faculty and staff.
- Exceptional communication skills, including listening skills.
- Experience in resolving disputes.
- Work efficiently in a fast paced environment and respond to emerging problems and crises.
Student Affairs DivisionPrimary Location:
Main CampusJob Posting:
Jan 18, 2022