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Assistant Dean of Students
Student Affairs
BGSU Main Campus
03/06/2019
03/27/2019
Ends at 11:59 pm Bowling Green, OH local time
356

The Assistant Dean of Students provides leadership concerning the administration of the non-academic Student Conduct Program and will conduct prompt, thorough and equitable investigations.  The Assistant Dean coordinates conduct formal hearings and interprets University policies. The Assistant Dean of Students also serves as a Deputy Title IX Coordinator and is the primary investigator for all Sexual Misconduct & Relationship Violence cases involving students.  Related tasks include developing and providing trainings for students, staff, and faculty members, as well as supervising assigned graduate student staff members.

  • Assist the Associate Dean of Students with the administration of the non-academic Student Conduct Program by interpreting University policies, Residence Life Community Living Standards, and the BGSU Code of Student Conduct.  Investigate potential policy violations by students and recognized student organizations in a prompt, thorough, and equitable manner by reviewing initial reports, meeting with involved individuals, organizing and assessing information to determine if a policy violation occurred using the preponderance of the evidence standards, and assigning appropriate sanctions when appropriate.   
  • Serve as a Deputy Title IX Coordinator and primary investigator for assigned Sexual Misconduct & Relationship Violence cases involving students by conducting prompt, equitable, and impartial investigations into complaints.  Investigations will likely include identifying and interviewing relevant parties; identifying, gathering, and assessing/analyzing information pertinent to the investigation; applying relevant policies; and make findings of fact for all assigned cases.
     
  • Serves as the primary liaison to the Office of Residence Life via the coordination of trainings for all residential conduct hearing officers and act as a resource for process questions from the staff as they investigate and adjudicate alleged misconduct. Work in collaboration with Campus Activities staff to oversee investigations involving recognized student organizations.
     
  • Directly supervise assigned graduate interns and practicum students working with the Student Conduct Program.
     
  • Assist in the response to student emergencies and provide crisis intervention and management as needed. The Assistant Dean will serve in the rotations for the Office of the Dean of Students Walk-In and Dean on Duty programs as well as participate on the Expressive Event Team.
     
  • Coordinate formal hearings of the University Conduct Committee, Alternative Resolution Board, and the Residential Conduct Committee and may serve as chair of these formal hearings. Provide training and support to all formal hearing board members.
     
  • Assist with coordination of the annual Student Handbook review process and coordinate the Personal Responsibility Workshop and daily City Blotter review.
     
  • Consult with and provide leadership and direction to other ODOS staff regarding student conduct and behavioral issues. Serve as a resource to students, parents/families, faculty and staff regarding crises, student issues, and conduct investigations.  Participate on the Student Conduct & Felony Admissions Review Committee.
     
  • Consult with and provide leadership and direction to other ODOS staff regarding student conduct and behavioral issues. Serve as a resource to students, parents/families, faculty and staff regarding crises, student issues, and conduct investigations.  Participate on the Student Conduct & Felony Admissions Review Committee.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required.  Successful candidate must have Bachelor’s degree conferred at the time of application. Plus, the following required experience.

  • Minimum of 3 years working with and/or administering university student conduct processes
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience utilizing Student Conduct and/or Title IX interviews to gather information to determine outcomes (Examples might include conducting confidential investigations, case assessment, or case management)

OR

Master's Degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Guidance and Counseling or related field or a Juris Doctorate preferred.  Plus, the following required experience.

  • Minimum of 2 years working with and/or administering university student conduct processes
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience utilizing Student Conduct and/or Title IX interviews to gather information to determine outcomes (Examples might include conducting confidential investigations, case assessment, or case management)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Residence Life and/or Fraternity & Sorority Life experience
  • Experience conducting student organization and hazing investigations
  • Experience with coordinating assessment/evaluation
  • Conflict Mediation/Restorative Justice experience
  • Experience interpreting or enforcing policies
  • Knowledge of student conduct management system software (e.g., Maxient)
  • Supervision of students or staff members
  • Experience with crisis response/management

Salary

Full-time, Administrative staff position available. Administrative Grade Level 356. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefit package available.

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities

  • Demonstrated experience working in the area of student conduct in a university or college setting
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement, and assess new and existing programs and services
  • Evidence of ability to incorporate student learning and development philosophy into services and programs
  • Experience working with Student Conduct data bases (preferably Maxient)
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Certifications through the Association for Student Conduct Administration and/or Association for Title IX Administrators. Maintain professional qualifications through on-going training and professional development.
  • Strong skills in the areas of conflict resolution, problem-solving techniques, interviewing, and investigation.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to assess and negotiate complex, highly sensitive and confidential situations.
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills with an emphasis on education and training for a variety of constituencies.
  • Exceptional critical thinking skills demonstrated by the ability to analyze information, evaluate results, facilitate resolution.
  • Exceptional organizational and planning skills, with a sensitivity to timelines.
  • Skill in writing concise, logical analytical reports to convey complex issues.
  • Ability to maintain neutrality and work under stress.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to listen and demonstrate sensitivity and respect for all individuals.
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional and productive working relationships with staff at all levels of the University.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion with the ability to work with a wide range of constituencies (staff, students, faculty, parents, international populations, administrators, and community partners and stakeholders) with diplomacy and tact
  • Ability to read and interpret complex documents to evaluate their impact on University policy and procedures. 
  • Working knowledge of nondiscrimination laws and compliance regulations, due process protection, Title IX, Clery Act and reporting, VAWA, and FERPA.

 

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