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Director of Student Conduct Administration

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Director of Student Conduct Administration
Employment Class Code E1
FLSA Classification Exempt
Reports to Vice President of Student Affairs
Salary Grade E
Work Week 40 hours (minimum)
Position Summary

Assumes responsibility for compliance with institutional policies and provisions outlined in the Code of Student Conduct in an effort to resolve student conduct violations, determine appropriate charges and/or formal sanctions as well as seek case resolution. In all actions, adheres to FERPA and other applicable federal and state regulations regarding student records access and retention. Performs all duties in full support of the University’s mission, understanding that the positive and effective execution of these duties are instrumental to the education of the University’s students.

Job Duties

This job description of the job is for identification and administrative purposes only. It is not intended to be a complete statement of all duties, which may be assigned by the supervisor according to varying needs.

Key Responsibility
Description of Key Responsibility

Receives and reviews all student incident reports generated by Public Safety and the Office of Residential Life to determine Code of Student Conduct violations, assign sanctions and seek case resolution as appropriate. Assigns cases to Residential Life staff as appropriate, serving as a primary appellate officer for all student conduct cases adjudicated by Residential Life. Manages sanction compliance tracking by maintaining accurate and timely student information in the StarRez database.

Essential Duty? Yes
Percentage Of Time 60%
Key Responsibility
Description of Key Responsibility

Administers and oversees the student conduct system. Chairs student conduct hearings, leads questioning and, if necessary, casts the deciding vote on case determination. Imposes conduct sanctions and, when appropriate, makes recommendations for suspension and/or expulsion from the University.

Essential Duty? Yes
Percentage Of Time 5%
Key Responsibility
Description of Key Responsibility

Reviews and oversees the maintenance, security and proper disclosure of student conduct files. Provides certifications for external agencies requesting student conduct information in accordance with FERPA guidelines. Advises students, faculty and staff on conduct issues as necessary and appropriate.

Essential Duty? Yes
Percentage Of Time 5%
Key Responsibility
Description of Key Responsibility

Collaborates with Residential Life on the selection, training and supervision of staff, annual goal setting, outcome assessments as well as accurate and complete record maintenance in compliance with record retention policies. Actively participates in communicating policies, procedures and services through print and online materials in an timely manner.

Essential Duty? No
Percentage Of Time 5%
Key Responsibility
Description of Key Responsibility

Examines and evaluates all sanctions rendered for consistency and equity. Systematically analyzes the effectiveness of the conduct system, annually reviewing applicable Code of Conduct policies and procedures, recommending changes as necessary and/or appropriate. Compiles reports and summaries regarding caseloads, conduct cases, recommendations and outcomes.

Essential Duty? No
Percentage Of Time 5%
Key Responsibility
Description of Key Responsibility

Advocates for student’s rights and due process in an educational and student development framed environment. Serves as a member of the Invisible Support Network (ISN) in an effort to holistically review student concerns. Understands basic threat assessment protocols. Assists in the coordination of the Campus Crime Statistics Reports, including the Clery Report.

Essential Duty? No
Percentage Of Time 5%
Key Responsibility
Description of Key Responsibility

Establishes, cultivates and maintains effective working relationships with multiple internal constituencies including, but not limited to, Student Affairs Officials, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), the Title IX Coordinator and Public Safety regarding student and student organization disciplinary issues. Coordinates hearing board involvement, as appropriate.

Essential Duty? No
Percentage Of Time 5%
Key Responsibility
Description of Key Responsibility

Develops and oversees the departmental budget in an effort to maintain prudent fiscal management.

Essential Duty? No
Percentage Of Time 5%

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number PS140P
Working Conditions

Normal office situation. Requires travel, including overnight stays.


Master’s Degree required.

Physical Effort

Typically sitting at a desk or table. Light lifting or carrying, 25lbs or less.

Impact of Actions

Makes recommendations or decisions which usually affect the assigned department, but may at times affect operations, services, individuals or activities of others outside of the assigned department.


Analytical. Work is non-standardized and widely varied requiring the interpretation and application of a substantial variety of procedures, policies or precedents used in combination. Frequently, the application of multiple, technical activities is employed; therefore, analytical ability and inductive thinking are required. Problem solving involves identification and analysis of diverse issues.

Decision Making

Highly Complex. Supervisor is available to review established departmental and/or organizational objectives. Independent judgment is required to recommend departmental or organization objectives, evaluate new approaches to problem solving and assess changing facts or conditions.

Internal Communication

Requires regular contact to discuss issues of moderate importance and to respond to inquiries. Also requires continuing contact with officials at higher levels on matters requiring cooperation, explanation and persuasion.

External Communication

Requires regular external contact to discuss issues of moderate importance and respond to inquiries. Occasionally requires contact with the public involving the enforcement of regulations, policies and procedures.

Customer Relations

Contact with customers involves providing service in person to resolve serious complaints, maintain key relationships, make significant adjustments, handle high profile meetings or deal with very sensitive relations.

Managerial Skills

Responsible for providing limited supervision for one or more functions within a department. Formally plans, assigns, directs and coordinates the work of these functions. Typically responsible for performing some non-supervisory duties in addition to supervisory responsibilities. May perform staff evaluations and make recommendations regarding pay and/or performance.

Knowledge & Skills

Advanced Professional Skills: The professional theory of the professional level, but applied at the advanced level of a “seasoned” professional. Requires extensive knowledge of the professional discipline and a working knowledge of related fields. Understands information in several unrelated professional disciplines.

Special Skills

The ability to work effectively with diverse groups.

Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Technical School, Certification or Apprenticeship
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation