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Assistant Director, Community Standards

Jacksonville State University
Jacksonville (Main Campus)

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Job Details

Job no: 497033
Work type: Full Time
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Staff


Office of Title IX

Requested Start Date:

July 1, 2024


$50,000.00 - $52,500.00

Normal Work Schedule:

8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday-Friday, some evenings and weekends required

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director of the Office of Community Standards and Title IX, the Assistant Director assists in the daily operation and functioning of the office. The Assistant Director of Community Standards assists in overseeing and managing JSU student conduct system, facilitates student community outreach, educational programming and training. The Assistant Director ensures that the student conduct system adjudicates all nonacademic student conduct, and that student misconduct is supported by a philosophy of educating and supporting students while ensuring safety, security, and upholding the highest standards and expectations for ethical and responsible conduct. This position works closely with students, faculty, staff, administrators, University Police Department, and local police agencies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists with case processing, monthly reports, assessment process, presentations, and training
  • Reporting to the Director of the Office of Community Standards and Title IX, the Assistant Director assists in the day-to-day operation and functioning of the office.
  • Assists in the administration of the policies and procedures related to the student conduct system including the interpretation, investigation, and enforcement of University policies by serving as an Administrative Hearing Office and investigator
  • Assists with the intake of reports, distribution of cases, and maintenance of Maxient conduct system; scheduling and preparing of correspondence; processing of student discipline information requests by internal and external officials, parents, faculty and or staff; reporting of federal crime data and all statistical reports of campus judicial actions
  • Serves as an Administrative Hearing Officer for student conduct cases regarding matters that violate the student Code of Conduct.
  • Works with the Director of Community Standards and Title IX to identify, recommend, and implement alternative forms of dispute resolution. Provides progressive ways to educate students who have violated the Student Code of Conduct such as Restorative Justice.
  • Develops, recommends, and implements proactive processes, systems, and modes of delivery of educational programs to promote good citizenship, civic and community engagement among the student body.
  • Conducts investigations into student conduct and student organizational conduct as appropriate. Interviews students and other witnesses involved in conduct hearings and ensures due process to all parties involved in the hearing process.
  • Ensures the preparation and administration of effective and timely student conduct hearings, which includes: pre-hearing meetings, attendance at hearings, communication with accused students, complainants, witnesses, and parents. Ensures accurate and appropriate administration and communication of notifications and documentation of hearing schedules (date, time and location); reviews all evidence submitted for hearings.
  • Conducts training for all administrative hearing officers, appeal panel members, assigned advocates, and assigned investigators in all aspects of the student conduct hearing processes and related University policy.
  • Educates the University on related Student Code of Conduct standard and processes.
  • Ensures all discipline referrals are addressed in a consistent and timely manner through appropriate student conduct processes and procedures.
  • Monitors and evaluates, in partnership with Public Safety and Residence Life, college policy enforcement processes and procedures. Identifies and recommends ongoing improvements.
  • Assists in the annual publication of the Code of Student Conduct
  • Assists in the implementation and evaluation of educational programming and resource materials at the University in areas of integrity, student ethical development, risk management, hazing prevention, health and safety, bystander intervention, and issues regarding student conduct.
  • Works collaboratively with the Wellness Professionals (Counseling and Health) to manage the sanctions associated with alcohol and drug violations, as well as anger management.
  • Assist with outreach initiatives to educate the University community on student disciplinary policies and procedures including maintaining the departmental website, presenting workshops, creating brochures, and creating and implementing public relation campaigns.
  • Develops and maintains appropriate educational media (i.e. pamphlets, student conduct website) and educational programming for the Code of Student Conduct.
  • Interacts with the campus community and external stakeholders around student conduct issues and responsibilities
  • Assists in tracking and addressing academic dishonesty violations that fall under the Code of Student Conduct due to the nature and scope of the violation.
  • Manages the Maxient system ensuring system health and appropriate maintenance for all incoming reports, forms, letters, and cases housed within this database system.
  • Serves as the Appeals Officer for appeals of JSUPD-issued parking citations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Community Standards and Title IX.
  • Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned Master’s or terminal degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, or related field by position start date.
  • Graduate or professional experience in student conduct or related field
  • OR

    • Bachelor's degree
    • and 2-3 years of relevant experience with handling investigations or conduct-related issues

    Required Documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Transcripts
  • Employee Benefits:

    JSU strives to provide great quality of life to our employees through an attractive, competitive benefits package for our full-time faculty and staff. These benefits enhance your salary as a JSU employee and are part of your total compensation package. Benefits include:

  • Retirement Plans
  • Alabama Teacher’s Retirement System (TRS)
  • RSA-1 Deferred Compensation
  • 403-B Retirement Annuity (TIAA)
  • Health Insurance
  • Medical (PEEHIP)
  • Optional plans: vision, dental, flexible spending plan, dependent care, cancer and hospital indemnity
  • Long-term disability and life insurance
  • Tuition assistance
  • Paid and unpaid leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Prescription assistance
  • For additional information regarding benefits, please visit our website.

    Clery Notice: In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the Jacksonville State University Police provide information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three calendar years. The JSU Annual Campus Security and Fire Report is available online at:

    Equal Employment Opportunity: JSU is an Equal Employment, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Advertised: May 22 2024 Central Daylight Time
    Applications close:


    Jacksonville State University offers an ideal environment for scholars of all ethnic backgrounds who want to live and work in a friendly, small-town surrounding where academic excellence is appreciated and encouraged. The main campus is located in one of the most beautiful areas of Alabama midway between Birmingham and Atlanta. A blend of modern and old, Jacksonville is a charming Southern village that is rich in history, dotted with nationally registered antebellum homes, and other historic sites nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Appalachian mountains.

    Founded in 1883 and located in northeast Alabama, Jacksonville State University is home to more than 9,600 students representing 63 countries. As a learning-centered university, it strives to challenge students academically in a responsive environment, meeting their educational, career and personal goals. As an academic institution, it seeks to produce broadly educated graduates prepared for global engagement. As a public, comprehensive university, it promotes excellence in scholarly and service activities consistent with its academic and professional strengths. For a complete list of Goals, Core Values and Strategies to fulfill this Mission, go to the JSU Strategic Plan home page.

    Academically Jax State offers bachelor's, master's, post-baccalaureate, doctoral and advanced certificate programs. There are 96 undergraduate programs, 8 undergraduate micro credential and certificate programs, 64 master's programs, five doctoral programs, seven educational specialist programs, and 11 graduate certificate programs/micro credentials.  More than 40 online programs are offered. The University features seven colleges on its 459-acre campus - Arts and Humanities; Business and Industry; Education and Professional Studies; Health Professions and Wellness; Social and Behavioral Sciences; Science and Mathematics and Library. Most academic programs have discipline-specific accreditations, a reflection of their quality and JSU’s commitment to excellence.

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