The Senior Associate Director has administrative responsibility for monitoring the policies and procedures of the University student conduct system and for administering the Student Code of Conduct. The Senior Associate Director will help manage the day-to-day operations of the office and oversee the organizational misconduct process. The Senior Associate Director will help manage the adjudication of Title IX cases.
The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities oversees administration and supervision of the University student conduct system with authority to formulate and carry out institutional policy. To that end, the Associate Director:
Oversees organizational misconduct process including large scale complex investigations, interim measures, adjudication, sanctioning, and case management Prepares written investigative reports and hearing packets following investigations Reviews reports to determine the nature and scope of the infraction Serve as a Hearing Advisor for Title IX cases; including: processing cases, assessing charges, sending correspondence, scheduling hearings and facilitating hearings, and working with attorneys Serve as a Hearing Advisor for cases involving suspension or expulsion Prepares appeal packets for appropriate appellate officer Acts as an administrative hearing officer which includes addressing behavioral concerns, counseling students on conduct matters, enacting appropriate sanctions or referring to the ECU Conduct Board, and monitoring sanctions Works closely with Campus Living staff responsible for Campus Living Conduct Works closely with Associate Director of Athletics to address behavioral concerns of student athletes Serves as OSRR liaison to Greek Life to address behavioral concerns of Greek Life organizations and assist with prevention efforts. Assists in the maintenance of accurate conduct records and authorizes appropriate access to student records in accordance with university policies and state and federal laws Plans and delivers ongoing training for the members of the ECU Conduct Board, Title IX Hearing Board, Academic Integrity Board, and Campus Living staff Provides supervision to Assistant Director(s), Mediator, and Graduate Staff Educates the University community about the campus conduct process through presentations and participation at various programs, classes, faculty and staff, and residence halls Compiles and publishes relevant publications including the student conduct section of the student handbook and Conduct Board training materials Serve as liaison with the Greenville community and to other on-campus departments Participates in special projects and serves on various University committees as assigned by the Associate Dean of Students/Director Serve in the absence of the Associate Dean of Students/Director Other duties as assigned
The Senior Associate Director will report to the Associate Dean of Students/Director of the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities.
Special Instructions To Application:
In order to be considered for the position, all applicants are required to submit online a letter of interest, a current resume/vitae, and a list of three (3) references including contact information.
Additionally, original official transcripts, a criminal background check, and two (2) signed letters of reference will be required upon offer of employment. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire.
East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. In order to promote the university's diversity goal, Student Affairs strongly encourages applicants from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.
Master's Degree in Higher Education, Student Personnel, Counseling, or a related behavioral science. Minimum of four years of experience at the post-secondary level. An understanding and experience working with cases involving Title IX and organizational misconduct. Experience managing and investigating cases involving fraternities and sororities, club and intramural sports teams, student organizations, and athletics. Experience working with large-scale and complex investigations involving hazing, drug distribution, alcohol and physical assaults. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to manage multiple competing priorities. Knowledge of legal issues in higher education. Supervisory experience. Experience interacting with the public, attorneys, parents, students, staff, and faculty. Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 000749
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Division of Student Affairs actively supports the University’s missions of education, research, and service by providing comprehensive programs and services to assist each student in developing intellectually, socially, morally, and culturally. The Division anticipates students’ developmental needs throughout their collegiate experiences and promotes students development by fostering a community of learning, which encourages individual student involvement and participation. The Division of Student Affairs provides a broad range of support services, activities, and programs that seek to: Assist students in developing respect and appreciation for individual differences, interpersonal civility, and human rights. Enhance the learning environment, facilitate retention, and optimize the student experience. Accommodate the diverse needs of all students. Support a community environment that is welcoming, safe, and secure. Assist students in meeting their basic needs for housing, nutrition, and physical and emotional well-being. Provide the means for students to become active participants and leaders in their own learning. Assist students in developing logical thought processes and sound decision-making skills. Assist students in developing an appreciation of the arts. Moreover, the division seeks to contribute to the development of the whole individual by fostering in each student a deeper appreciation of the importance of life-long learning, individual responsibility, and human diversity. Through collaboration, the division provides programs and services that are grounded in theory, assessment, and sound practice.
The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities (OSRR) staff fosters student growth by promoting students awareness and understanding of their rights and responsibilities as community members, addressing student conduct and creating developmental learning opportunities, and engaging students in ethical decision making.
OSRR administers the East Carolina University Student Code of Conduct which governs students on and off-campus conduct. Office staff is also engaged in campus education on various issues such as academic integrity, citizenship development and conflict resolution.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.