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Assistant Director of Community Standards & Civility

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: University Staff
Department: Community Standards & Civility - 700500
Pay Grade: A - Exempt
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Position Summary:

Are you interested in a career opportunity that offers tuition assistance for yourself and dependents, great benefits package, stable campus environment, and more? The University of Dayton invites qualified applicants to apply for our Assistant Director of Community Standards & Civility opening!

The Assistant Director of Community Standards and Civility will assist with all matters relating to the Student Conduct System at the University of Dayton, as applied to undergraduate, graduate, law school students totaling 11,000. Serve as a member of the student conduct case management team; participating as a resolution officer for high level cases and as a hearing board chair within the larger student conduct system, commensurate with level of experience. Assist with the management of over 2,000 Student Conduct cases that range in severity from physical abuse to noise. Assist in all aspects of case management, critical decision making, preparing and making judgment calls regarding case materials. Assist in the management of restorative practices and diversion programs within the student conduct system. This includes but is not limited to general outreach to the student body concerning policy and process awareness and prevention, creation of new restorative initiatives/education, management of all educational outcomes in relation to creation, implementation, review, and assessment. Research, create and implement resolution methods that reflect the Catholic and Marianist charisms found within current restorative justice practice and conduct best practices. Coordinate training programs offered to various constituent groups at the University, create and implement passive and active code education/prevention, manage and coordinate parent outreach and response. Serve as lead on various formats of education and outreach efforts including web based and in-person content. Serve as an investigator for accusations of hazing and misconduct within student organizations, recreational groups and NCAA affiliated collegiate sports teams. Serve on the Dean of Students on-call advocate rotation. Report to the Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Community Standards and Civility and assist in the management of student records, and the Student Conduct system in general. Assist in the management of student conduct issues as they arise in the office. Serve as a super user for the office’s student conduct software and maintenance of it to ensure ease of use and efficiency for staff members utilizing it for student conduct purposes.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in communication, sociology, human resources, or related fields.
- At least 1 year working in college/university student conduct systems post bachelors degree.
- Ability to develop, implement, and improve educational programs.
- Collaboration on a team and program facilitation experience.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills.
- Knowledge of Restorative Justice practices in higher education.
- Understanding of how the Catholic and Marianist foundation of the University connect with restorative justice, student conduct, intercultural competencies, and character development.

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

- Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education, communications, sociology, or related fields or within 1 year of completing Master’s degree.
- Experience or training in facilitating circles, conferences, mediations, and/or dialogue with undergraduate students.
- Knowledge of diversity, equity, and inclusion issues impacting higher education.
- Experience in crisis response and management.

Special Instructions to Applicants: To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.
Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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