The Assistant Director assists with the overall administration of the universityís Code of Conduct and associated programs. The Assistant Director acts as an administrative hearing officer, including adjudicating misconduct cases, initiating communication with students, appropriately referring students to the Standards Board, and managing student sanctions for cases originating from a variety of sources such as residence halls, university police and off-campus. They will manage sanctioning for alcohol and drug related violations, which may include, but is not limited to, assignment to sanctions, tracking for completion, development and presentation of sanctions, and evaluation of sanctioning efforts. The Assistant Director will also be responsible for campus and community outreach and education, specifically in the areas of alcohol and drugs, through collaborative work with other departments/agencies. The Assistant Director will give presentations, assist with maintenance of conduct records and serve on committees throughout the institution as requested. This individual will have frequent interaction with students, parents, faculty and other departments, including, but not limited to, Housing, Student Community Service, New Student Programs, Counseling Center, Health Services, University Police and Charleston Police. This is a 12-month, full time position.
Required qualifications: Masterís degree in Student Affairs, Counseling, or related field is required. Significant experience in higher education, preferably student conduct experience required. Demonstrated abilities to analyze and interpret university policies, make independent decisions, and handle confidential information are required.
Highly competitive applicants will possess: outstanding written and verbal communication skills, presentation skills, strong organizational and administrative skills, a demonstrated understanding of both student and legal issues, a demonstrated understanding of student development theory, the ability to apply theory to practice, the ability to prioritize and manage a demanding schedule, initiative to start new projects as assigned, a commitment to managing change, and the ability to work collaboratively as a team.
Applications: Cover letter, resume, and references, including the names and contact information for at least three professional references. Review of applications will begin February 18, 2013 and continue until on-campus interviews are scheduled. Please send application materials to Mackenzie Walker (firstname.lastname@example.org).