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Job Req ID:  10266

Assistant Director, Student Conduct

General Summary:

The Assistant Director assists with the overall day-to-day management of the student conduct system and for leading the efforts to educate students about community standards of conduct for the Krieger School of Arts and Science (KSAS) and the Whiting School of Engineering (WSE).  Supervised by the Director of Student Conduct, the Assistant Director assists with investigation and adjudicating all student misconduct violations of the Student Conduct Code for KSAS and WSE undergraduate students and all non-academic violations for graduate students.  

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist with the day-to-day implementation and operation of the student conduct and academic integrity processes.
  • Serve as a university conduct officer, reviewing, investigating, adjudicating, and managing conduct cases, including serious violations that lead to suspension or expulsion from the university.
  • Conduct informational & investigative meetings, and administrative hearings for students or student groups who are referred for ethics, residential, and Student Conduct Code misconduct. Serve as the lead coordinator for major investigations of critical incidents.
  • Maintain high quality documentation and files on all assigned disciplinary cases, track sanctions as necessary; compile Clery numbers for annual report.  Serve as the primary person reviewing and maintaining student software such as Advocate.
  • Facilitate outreach, awareness programs, and educational opportunities for students and their families, faculty, and staff about the honor code and conduct system; serving as web-content manager
  • Collaborate with campus partners and other stakeholders to provide a comprehensive menu of educational and developmental resources and workshops for sanctioning.
  • Assist with data tracking to contribute to the assessment of the conduct processes, and report data as requested.
  • Assist with the development and facilitation of the training program and materials for Conduct Administrators, the Student Conduct Board, Undergraduate Academic Ethics Board, and the Greek Life Judicial Committee on policies, procedures and responsibilities.
  • Staff all aspects of the student conduct board and academic ethics board preparing correspondence and scripts, scheduling hearings, maintaining ethics/conduct database, monitoring fulfillment of student sanctions (e.g. community service, counseling) and communicating with faculty and staff to follow up on hearing outcomes.
  • Coordinate student disciplinary actions with other offices, such as the Counseling Center, Residential Life, Academic Deans, and/or Campus Safety.
  • Assist with the development of training materials.
  • Conduct research and benchmarking activities and assist with policy revisions.
  • Participate in workshop for members of the university community regarding student expectations, academic integrity, parent orientation, as well as other workshops as necessary.
  • Represent the Dean of Student Life Office on committees and in general to the campus community; participates in professional associations and seminars, as appropriate.


Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s Degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education or related field strongly preferred.


Three to five years’ experience in student affairs division in higher education.

Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:

  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of federal laws, state laws, and mandates including Title IX of the Higher Education Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, American Disabilities Act, Higher Education Act of America, Jeanne Clery Act, and the Drug-Free Schools Act.
  • Experience working in an institution of higher education, especially in a student affairs role.
  • Awareness of the current issues in higher education.
  • Ability to thrive and bring order and direction to ambiguous situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, exercise discretion and mature judgment and manage multiple priorities at once.
  • Ability to work well with a variety of people in assessing system strengths and weaknesses.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to partner cross-functionally with other departments.
  • Ability to collect, analyze, interpret, evaluate and summarize data.
  • Maintain the highest levels of confidentiality with all student academic and nonacademic records.
  • Flexible, highly skilled and independent position able to handle other appropriate matters as assigned.
  • Ability to partner cross-functionally with other departments.
  • Ability to collect, analyze, interpret, evaluate and summarize data.
  • Maintain the highest levels of confidentiality with all student academic and nonacademic records.
  • Flexible, highly skilled and independent position able to handle other appropriate matters as assigned.

Classified Title: Student Life Administrator
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 8:30-5
Employee subgroup: Exempt
Location: Homewood Campus
Department name: Student Conduct
Personnel area: Homewood Student Affairs UN17


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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