Director of Student Conduct, Dean of Students Office

Location
Keene, Cheshire County
Posted
May 23, 2014
The Dean of Students Office at Keene State College invites applications for a Director of Student Conduct to provide comprehensive and direct oversight of the College's Student Conduct System. Reporting directly to the Associate Dean of Students, the Director of Student Conduct will provide leadership, management and vision for the Student Conduct Office. This person will set the tone and direction for the office and develop the conduct codes, adjudication systems and related procedures to ensure a safe and secure environment both on and off campus for 5,400 students, 700 faculty and staff and will often represent the College to leadership of the City of Keene and various neighborhood associations. The Director of Student Conduct will directly supervise the Coordinator of Student Conduct, one administrative support staffperson, and one student office assistant; indirectly supervise six Residence Directors in their role as Hearing Officers; assess the effectiveness of current practice; update, develop and implement comprehensive student conduct processes that are in alignment with national standards, best practices and current law; communicate with parents, attorneys, USNH system legal counsel and other stakeholders in the student conduct process; serve as a Hearing Officer for referrals involving student leaders and organizations; develop, recruit, train and advise the Student Conduct Hearing Board; conduct training as appropriate for the campus community regarding the student conduct process, student code of conduct and the College's philosophy regarding student success as it relates to student conduct issues. In addition, this position will serve as the primary adjudicator for off campus Student Conduct cases and ensure that reporting and assessment is conducted as required. Qualifications Required: Master’s degree in Student Affairs or related field; four years of Student Conduct experience; demonstrated knowledge of Title IX; exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills; experience using Student Conduct software; demonstrated computer proficiency with MS Word or equivalent, Excel, Outlook, etc.; and professional staff supervisory experience. Additionally, the College has identified desirable qualifications that support our commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse campus community including the ability to speak a second language or to bring a multicultural perspective to the campus. Anticipated starting salary range: $46,750-$53,040; complemented by a generous benefit package. Application: Apply online at: https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54278 Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online: • Letter of application addressing the above responsibilities • Resume • Contact information for three (3) references Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately; all application materials must be received by Friday, June 6, 2014. To learn more about Keene State College, the University System of New Hampshire, and the Keene community, visit: www.keene.edu, http://www.usnh.edu/, or www.KeeneNH.com Keene State College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is engaged in an effort to build a community that reflects the diversity of society.