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Job Summary

The University of Michigan-Flint seeks a Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Development and administration of the student conduct program by ensuring timely response to complaints, conducting investigations, holding administrative hearings, determining sanctions, monitoring all sanctions for compliance, overseeing the formal hearing process, managing the appeal process.
  • Serve as primary student conduct officer and resolve student misconduct through coaching, informal resolution, adjudication and oversight of the formal hearing process
  • Recruit, select and train formal hearing board members
  • Oversee the residential conduct process including training of staff, investigation and adjudication of cases, sanction management and sanction compliance, and the appeal process
  • Process cases and maintain appropriate case files and student records. Ensure appropriate confidentiality under FERPA
  • Ensure student conduct process complies with federal and state laws including ensuring due process
  • Coordinate the annual review of the Student Rights & Responsibilities
  • Review and revise existing university policies related to student conduct
  • Provide advocacy and help in working with faculty, staff and students and navigating campus procedures
  • Consult with faculty, staff and students on student behavior and conflict resolution
  • Provide campus trainings to faculty, staff and students on student behavior and conflict resolution
  • Serve as a member of the University of Michigan-Flint Behavior Intervention Team
  • Interact directly with faculty, staff, students, parents, campus and local police, community agencies, and attorneys
  • Maintain statistics and track campus trends regarding student conduct. Track recidivism rates and coordinate interventions
  • Implement comprehensive assessment measures including tracking key performance indicators and learning assessment
  • Prepare reports and assist in federal reporting requirements
  • Maintain current knowledge of best practices in student conduct and conflict resolution
  • Stay abreast of changes in local, state and federal laws that may impact the student conduct policies and procedures
  • Maintain relevant knowledge of trends in higher education, particularly legal issues in student affairs and keep the Division fo Student Affairs informed as appropriate
  • Assist with background checks, felony/conduct admissions, and subpoena requests
  • Serve on campus-wide committees related to the functions of the position
  • Assist the Dean of Students with special projects
  • Coordinate the University of Michigan – Flint’s NASPA-Lead initiatives in collaboration with University Outreach
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Required Qualifications*

  • Master's degree in College Student Personnel/Higher Education or related area
  • A minimum of seven years of post-master's degree experience working in appropriate functional areas in higher education
  • Experience conducting campus threat assessment or serving on a campus threat assessment/behavior intervention team.
  • Knowledge of federal laws, including FERPA, Title IX, and ADA and best practices in student conduct
  • Demonstrated experience in problem-solving, mediation and conflict mediation
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple responsibilities and priorities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively in a culturally sensitive manner with both individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experince conducting trauma informed sexual misconduct investigations
  • A strong understanding of and commitment to issues of diversity and social justice
  • Experience working in an urban university setting and working with students from a wide range of backgrounds
  • Active membership in the Association for Student Conduct Administrators, including past attendance at the ASCA Gehring Academy
  • Experinece using Advocate

 

Additional Information

This position may be filled using an FLSA exempt or non-exempt designation.

Additional Information

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Background Screening

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.