Syracuse University is seeking an energetic leader to fill the position of director of the Office of Judicial Affairs.
The Director of the Office of Judicial Affairs (OJA) is a full time student affairs professional staff member responsible for the overall management of the Office of Judicial Affairs. The Director oversees the day-to-day activities of the University Judicial System on behalf of the Senior Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs. The Office of Judicial Affairs has responsibility for administering the University Judicial System, which adjudicates all non-academic student misconduct, and for designing and delivering educational programs to promote good citizenship and civic engagement among students. The Director will support Syracuse University's approach to intervening in student misconduct by utilizing a philosophy of educating, protecting, and supporting the parties and all members of the University community while providing clear consequences for inappropriate behavior.
The Director will:
- Hire, train, and lead a staff of professional and graduate student case managers and an administrative staff in the delivery of conflict resolution, mediation, and adjudication services;
- Maintain functional responsibility for disciplinary processes on and off campus, including those occurring in University residences and with recognized student organizations;
- Manage the ongoing development of a student conduct process firmly grounded in education rather than punishment;
- Maintain a case load of highly complex, sensitive cases, requiring daily interaction and coordination with students, their families, legal counsel, internal and external law enforcement personnel, faculty, staff, and senior administrators;
- Report directly to the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs for Inclusion, Community and Citizenship, and conduct outreach, policy development, and other special projects as assigned.
Qualifications: Masters Degree in higher education, counseling or related field. 5 or more years post-master’s experience in student conduct administration or applicable student affairs experience required. Strong leadership in the areas of strategic planning, fiscal responsibility, and project management. Strong collaboration and communication skills, both written and verbal. A working knowledge in areas of federal, state, and local law and regulation affecting higher education and student life, including, but not limited to: constitutional law, criminal procedure, and non-discrimination.
To apply, please go to: http://www.sujobopps.com  (refer to job#029781). Cover letter, resume, and list of three references must be attached to the application.
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