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Director of Academic Integrity and Pre-Law Advising

Employer
Quinnipiac University
Location
Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Legal Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 495707
Work type: Full-time
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Staff

Overview:

Quinnipiac University invites applications for the role of Director of Academic Integrity and Pre-Law Advising. The successful candidate for this position will play a key role in upholding Quinnipiac University's strong commitment to integrity and to student success. The director serves as a primary campus resource on academic integrity matters, overseeing the implementation of Quinnipiac’s Academic Integrity Policy and manages the academic integrity program, as well as pre-law advising. Additionally, the director also designs and delivers educational programming initiatives for both students and faculty focusing on academic integrity. Reporting to the Vice President of Academic Innovation and Effectiveness and to the Assistant Vice President for Career Development and Experiential Learning within the Office of the Provost, this role is instrumental in fostering a culture of academic excellence, integrity and student success.

About Quinnipiac:Quinnipiac University is a private, coeducational institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university currently has an enrollment of 9,000 students in more than 130 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing, and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Our 21 Division I teams have achieved remarkable success, boasting multiple conference titles. This includes a 2023 NCAA National Championship win in ice hockey, a three-time defending national champion women's rugby team, and a trip to the Sweet 16 for our women's basketball team. The Quinnipiac University Poll is nationally recognized as a leader in public opinion research, and the university is consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review's "The Best 388 Colleges." The university is in the midst of program expansion and renewal for both traditional and adult learners, attraction of diverse communities, development of innovative corporate partnerships, and construction of an ambitious set of capital projects. For more information, please visit qu.edu. Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and X.Responsibilities:

Academic Integrity (65-75% of time depending on time of year)

  • Coordinate all administrative aspects of the academic integrity juridical process as described in the Academic Integrity Policy. Manage the administration of cases from the initial report to the case review and/or hearing; for example, send out academic integrity violation notices; ensure that deadlines are followed; schedule case reviews and hearings as needed; etc.
  • Design and lead educational efforts regarding integrity on campus.
  • Maintain confidential academic integrity records; track data of minor and major academic integrity violations, case outcomes, disciplinary actions and sanctions.
  • Maintain the academic integrity MyQ web site.
  • Prepare the end-of-year report regarding academic integrity.
  • Contribute to reviewing and updating policies/procedures related to the academic integrity process.
  • Assure that information about academic integrity is disseminated on campus.
  • Serve as chair of the Academic Integrity Board.
  • Provide procedural and substantive direction on the Academic Integrity Policy to students, faculty and academic integrity board members.

Pre-Law Advising (25-35% of time depending on time of year)

  • Advise students across the university regarding their exploration of legal careers and applications to law school.
  • Assist with the law school application process; advise and review law school essays; help students determine which schools to apply to; help students assess their likelihood of success in the application process and at various schools.
  • Establish connections with law school admissions personnel throughout the northeast and United States.
  • Provide information about undergraduate curriculum offerings associated with or preparatory to the study of law, law school programs, admissions standards and procedures & LSAT testing.
  • Participate in admissions and orientation events as needed in for the 3+3 Bachelor/JD program.
  • Identify and initiate programs to assist students in their decision to pursue a legal education.
  • Maintain campus contact with pre-law student groups and with the faculty who assist them.
  • Collaborate with faculty and administrators in the School of Law and in undergraduate programs.
  • Review and approve eligibility of internal applicants to the 3+3 Bachelor/JD program; work with the schools in establishing their 3+3 program criteria.
  • Education Requirements:
    • Advanced degree in a related field; preference for candidates with a juris doctor degree from an accredited law school
    Qualifications:
  • Three or more years of experience in higher education in academic integrity, teaching, student advising and/or related function
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Conflict resolution and problem-solving skills, including active listening
  • Experience in training students and faculty in policies and procedures
  • Evidenced experience in writing and amending policies
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Special Instructions to Applicants:



    TO APPLY:

    Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac' commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three references on the application form.

    We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

    Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Note to Faculty/Staff Applicants Only:If a final candidate is a current or previous Quinnipiac employee, the hiring manager must obtain a reference check from the candidate’s current or former manager before making an offer of employment. If the candidate's current or most-recent Quinnipiac supervisor is unavailable, the hiring manager should contact Talent Acquisition for assistance in determining the appropriate alternate contact:

    Advertised: April 15, 2024 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close: Open until filled

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