Assistant Director for Academic Misconduct (Student Conduct Specialist)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 307189
OFFICE OF STUDENT CONDUCT (BL-SETH-IUBLA)
The Office of Student Life is focused on building a strong foundation to ensure every student's Indiana University experience is positive, safe, healthy, and meaningful. The Office of Student Life staff and multiple departments aim to help students navigate their time at IU, providing the tools they need to be successful in school and after graduation. Students are our priority, and their health, safety, and overall well-being are our core mission.
The Office of Student Conduct is proud to be a department within the Office of Student Life, committed to promoting learning and respect by integrating diversity, equity and inclusion in all programs, interactions, and partnerships. We commit to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment where all people are respected, valued, and affirmed so that they may know they matter and belong at Indiana University.
This Assistant Director for Academic Misconduct provides oversight of the academic misconduct process. As a hearing officer in Title IX, VAWA, and personal misconduct cases, the Assistant Director will follow the procedures outlined in the Code but will also make decisions on a student's level of responsibility and/or recommend that the Dean of Students issue certain sanctions, up to and including suspension or expulsion.
Assists the Associate Director in leading the academic integrity process on campus.
Manages cases for academic misconduct.
Serves as a liaison to representatives in all academic schools and colleges.
Provides academic integrity consultations, presentations, and trainings to deans, faculty, staff, and students.
Oversees the Academic Integrity Seminar and other educational programs.
Supervises all hearing officers who review academic cases.
Assists as the point of contact for Case Management in the conduct process and Educational Outreach.
Maintains overall case distribution, follows up with critical case matters, ensures files are complete and adhere to Clery Act requirements.
Provides educational outreach to faculty and staff regarding students of concern around campus and assists with implementing a plan of action.
Collaborates with academic units and other administrative units.
Demonstrates commitment to educationally focused conflict resolution techniques and programs.
Develops and implements programs and initiatives that offer support for students facing student conduct allegations, which may also have legal implications with local or campus police.
Manages an individual case load for incidents on and off campus that may affect student standing in relation to the student code of conduct, student safety and well-being, and/or university policies. Handles incident documentation, discovery, adjudication, and sanctions/action planning.
Collaborates with staff in own department, other departments, external entities as well as academic and campus leaders, on shared student conduct goals, often coordinating sanctions and action planning efforts for individual cases.
Interfaces directly with students throughout the duration of the case, directing them to university resources such as staff in student support roles as appropriate. Places an emphasis on confidentiality of student concerns, university policy compliance, and a culture of care within all direct student interactions.
Provides training to and serves as a resource for university constituents with high student interaction in order to educate on student conduct and the related procedures for case resolution.
Runs reports on case progress, types of code violations, and sanction/action plan completion, reporting trends to manager.
Performs frequent research and maintains knowledge of relevant university policies, the code of conduct, relevant laws and ordinances, and best practice procedures for handling of student conduct issues.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered. Education beyond the minimum required may be substituted for work experience. Work experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted for education.
Bachelor's degree in public affairs, social work, counseling, public health, education, business, or related field.
Master's degree in higher education student affairs or related field.
2 years in student conduct, higher education, or related field.
3 years of professional-level experience in adjudicating cases, conducting investigations, or student conflict resolution OR direct student conduct work in higher education.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Active membership in ASCA (Association of Student Conduct Administration).
Proficient communication skills.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
Highly thorough and dependable.
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information.
Ability to work within tight time frames and meet strict deadlines.
Ability to simultaneously handle multiple priorities.
Effective conflict management skills.
Commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds and demonstrated cultural competency.
Demonstrated commitment to educationally focused conflict resolution techniques and programs.
Familiarity with Maxient software.
Demonstrated understanding of ASCA student conduct core competencies and NASPA/ACPA student affairs competencies.
Knowledge of the complexities surrounding sexual assault and sexual harassment cases in a college setting.
Demonstrated knowledge of investigation or interviewing for information gathering.
Familiarity with Title IX rights and responsibilities (specifically Title IX and VAWA).
Knowledge of applicable Civil Rights laws and regulations.
Knowledge of student conflict resolution, residential life, student conduct, or a related field within student affairs.
Strong organizational and program design skills.
Ability to accomplish tasks autonomously and efficiently.
Ability to set expectations and achieve results while contributing to the harmony of the team.
Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to remain neutral.
Ability to effectively integrate technology into service delivery, such as demonstrated experience with desktop publishing and design software, web page design and development, and database systems.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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Equal Employment Opportunity
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.