The Assistant Director is responsible for managing core areas related to academic, organizational, alternative resolution and personal misconduct cases that are brought to the attention of the Office of Student Conduct (OSC), and provides supervision to full time and/or graduate staff members. This includes but is not limited to:
Providing case management oversight for one of the following areas (all three areas managed between the three Assistant Directors): academic misconduct, organizational misconduct, personal misconduct
Administering applicable campus policies and procedures
Serving as an investigator and hearing officer for informal and formal processes related to personal misconduct, academic misconduct, organizational misconduct and sexual misconduct cases
Providing alternative resolutions to students seeking conflict resolution through mediation or restorative justice
Supervising either full time OR graduate student staff
Planning and participating in training for full time staff and graduate student staff
Advising one student conduct board
Consulting with other hearing offices, faculty and hearing boards on cases
Managing complex cases
Overseeing and facilitating, or partnering on at least one major curriculum initiative (either the Academic Integrity Seminar, Digital Millennial Copyright Act Seminar, or prevention and remedial education in partnership with Fraternity and Sorority Life and the Office of Violence Prevention)
Coordinating and collaborating with campus partners, other departments, and stakeholders
Provide training and presentations to appropriate campus offices and academic departments regarding policy, procedures, student behaviors and reporting obligations
The Assistant Director will serve as a hearing officer and an investigator for student cases. The primary responsibility will be to adjudicate violations of the student conduct code, manage complaints through alternative resolution processes, conduct investigations of incidents reported to the Office of Student Conduct, advise a student conduct board, and supervise graduate or entry level staff in the office. Responsible for managing case files, data base information, and documentation related to investigations. Responsible for preparing files and reports as needed to be used in the campus student conduct process; keep up-to-date meeting notes, spreadsheet, and data base entries related to conduct cases. Will also assist the Associate Director with outreach and education on student life topics related to sexual misconduct, including Title IX, VAWA, sexual misconduct, harassment, domestic violence, and stalking in coordination with campus partners, academic misconduct, personal misconduct, and organizational misconduct; assist with assessment and other related projects as assigned. This includes the promotion of student learning and development through case management and related educational efforts while utilizing specialized knowledge of higher education administration, student development, conflict resolution, restorative justice, Title IX, VAWA, current legal mandates, and related content areas. The Assistant Director will report directly to the Associate Director.
The Assistant Director will also work to continuously identify and integrate data informed and best practices within the IUB hearing officer training models; stay current on movements in the field of student conduct by participating in listservs, conferences and training; relationship building with colleagues at peer institutions; review of current literature and research; and participate in local, regional or national professional associations and organizations.
REQUIRED: Master's degree in student affairs, higher education administration, social work, conflict resolution, or related field and three years of professional-level experience in adjudicating cases, conducting investigations, student conflict resolution, or direct student conduct work in higher education.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to effectively communicate and exchange information, a customer service orientation and ability to interact with a wide variety of individuals within a diverse environment. Strong organizational and multitasking skills including the ability to manage multiple priorities.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 3SA
Department: OFFICE OF STUDENT CONDUCT (BL-SETH-IUBLA)
Internal Number: 73349
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.