Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards

University of Mount Union

Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards

  • Institution: University of Mount Union
  • Location: Alliance, OH US
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Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards

  • University of Mount Union | Alliance, OH US
  • Hourglass IconDeadline: June 05, 2022
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Job TitleDirector of Student Conduct and Community Standards

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Administrator

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Location Alliance, OH US

Deadline June 05, 2022

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Job Description

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Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards

Fundamental Objectives of this Position:


Reporting to the associate dean of students within the Division of Student Affairs, the director of student conduct plays an integral role in promoting a campus environment that supports the overall educational mission of the University of Mount Union to prepare students for fulfilling lives, meaningful work, and responsible citizenship. The role of this position is to develop an awareness of individual responsibility and encourage adherence to community standards for acceptable behavior as outlined in the University of Mount Union’s Student Code of Conduct. Act as an integral member of the Student Affairs team that provides a program designed to support and enhance student success. This is a 12-month full-time position eligible for all University of Mount Union benefits.


Institution-wide responsibilities:


• Participate with other members of the campus community to enhance students’ learning and promote their well-being at Mount

• Implement departmental objectives, which are consistent with and serve to support the University of Mount Union

• Serve on institutional committees as

• Collaborate with student affairs staff and others in coordination with institutional efforts regarding

• Participate in University compliance training as communicated by the University, the vice president of student affairs, or the associate dean of

• Oversee special projects within Student Affairs related to such areas as residential education, fraternity and sorority life, summer programs, student organization advisement, as well as other duties as


Functional Areas of Responsibility:


• Responsible for the development, interpretation, and application of policy and procedure related to student conduct, including the investigation and administration of the student conduct process for student organization matters.

• Serve as the principal institutional official responsible for ensuring and monitoring compliance with all laws and regulations under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics

• Incorporate restorative justice practices into the University’s processes and use a student-centered approach, treating people with dignity and respect, utilizing ethical decision making, and contributing to a campus climate that supports equity, diversity, and

• Serve as a member of the University’s Title IX Team in the role of Title IX Decision-Maker.




• Oversight for the University discipline system includes reviewing incident reports, assigning cases to hearing officers, adjudicating cases, monitoring case resolution, sanctioning, and maintaining records regarding all

• Investigate, adjudicate and recommend sanctions (up to and including expulsion) for cases of student misconduct in accordance with appropriate University policies and

• Assess the effectiveness of current practice. Update, develop and implement a comprehensive student conduct process that is aligned with national standards, best practices, and current

• Assist students, professional staff, faculty, and parents/guardians by educating them on the student conduct process, Student Code of Conduct, and the University’s philosophy of student

• Oversee resident directors and other hearing officers in the area of student conduct. Coordinate training sessions, communicate expectations and follow up with staff on issues of student

• Monitor open cases and/or sanctions assigned and follow up with students and/or staff as

• Develop and maintain Hearing Officer

• Develop, recruit, train, and advise Student Conduct

• Serve as the administrative representative and convenor of the Student Conduct Board; referring and presenting cases to them as appropriate and disseminating the outcome of such hearings to students in a timely

• Utilize and maintain Maxient software program including corresponding with outside vendors (as applicable), updating letters and forms in the system, and training staff members to use

• Maintain records and files of disciplinary cases in keeping with applicable University policies and state/federal laws.

• Compile and verify data to ensure the timely completion, submission, and dissemination of various federal and state reporting requirements such as the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, daily crime log, and various other compliance records and

• Serve as a member of the University’s CARE Team and assist with case management of student concerns brought to the group.

• Work directly with those within the Office of the Student Affairs such as Campus Security, Residence Life, Counseling Services as well as Athletics, Academic Affairs, faculty, and other departments and partners in addressing alleged student misconduct and resolving other types of student concerns and

• Promote, coordinate, and present programs that encourage community development and enhance appreciation for responsible behavior and good

• Convene the Alliance Community-Wide Disaster Drill Working Group and in collaboration with various city and county safety services personnel, law enforcement, and first responders, assist in the coordination of annual drills to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal

• Evaluate, draft, and propose improvements to the University disciplinary process, the Student Code of Conduct, the Student Handbook, and other campus policy and publications as well as the Student Conduct

• Administer Student Conduct office




• Master’s degree in college student personnel, higher education administration, counseling, or a related field

• Preferred 5-7 years of progressively responsible administrative experience; must have significant experience with student conduct; consideration will also be given to candidates with at least some background experience with student conduct and who has extensive administrative experience in other areas of student affairs

• Previous experience investigating or adjudicating Title IX and/or bias-related incidents or cases is

• Demonstrated commitment to diversity, and the ability to foster strong working relationships with co-workers and other campus constituents, and the desire and ability to be a team player, collaborate and interact

• Understanding the dynamics typical of a residential, liberal arts campus

• Excellent writing skills with demonstrated ability and experience to develop and draft policy, recommendations, procedures, reports, presentations, and communications, including a well-developed skill in manipulating various types of data and information using computer software applications (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite, databases)

• Excellent oral and presentation skills and strong organizational abilities with a detail


The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. When requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


The University of Mount Union is an equal opportunity employer. The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, marital or parental status, pregnancy, disability, or genetic information in student admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or employment as now or may hereafter be required by university policy and federal or state law.


This position is required to complete assigned University compliance training as communicated by the University.


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