Associate Director, Student Conduct and Ethical Development (510881)
The California State University
San Jose
hace 2 días

Description : Job Summary

Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Student Conduct and Ethical Development, the Associate Director assists with the administration of the student conduct process at San Jose State University and is responsible for the investigation and adjudication of alleged violations of the Student Conduct Code.

The Associate Director is responsible for adjudicating an independent caseload that will include academic and non-academic violations.

Under limited supervision of the Director, the Associate Director will receive and investigate reports of alleged violations of the Student Conduct Code and the Student Organizational Code of Conduct and will perform investigations, adjudicate cases, and recommend outcomes.

The nature of the work performed by the Associate Director is highly sensitive and requires interpretation of CSU and university policies and procedures.

This position works collaboratively with numerous offices and may develop and present workshops and other educational programs to students, faculty, and staff.

Key Responsibilities

  • Receives and investigates reports of alleged academic and non-academic misconduct from incidents occurring on and off campus
  • Adjudicates alleged violations of the Student Conduct Code and Student Organization Code of Conduct in accordance with CSU and SJSU policies and procedures
  • Utilizes an educational philosophy when adjudicating conduct cases
  • Independently manages assigned cases from inception through completion ensuring compliance with timelines, due process, and policies
  • Drafts, reviews, and sends relevant correspondence for assigned cases
  • Conducts informal and formal proceedings concerning alleged violations of the student and organization conduct codes
  • Represents the University or assists at formal proceedings (hearings)
  • Maintains accurate and up to date records of cases and proceedings in Maxient (Student Conduct Database
  • Creates and develops trainings, workshops, and sanctions to support the prevention and outreach efforts of Student Conduct and Ethical Development
  • Assists with the overall management and operations of Student Conduct and Ethical Development
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to assess and negotiate complex, highly sensitive situations
  • Awareness of federal and state compliance expectations, including FERPA, Clery, VAWA, and Title IX
  • Superb oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to independently produce high quality work with attention to detail
  • Ability to learn / use Maxient database
  • Ability to use tact and diplomacy to effectively work with diverse populations
  • Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in conflict resolution, higher education, student affairs, or a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Three to five years of progressively responsible experience. At least two years of recent, substantive work experience with investigations, adjudicating Student Conduct and Organizational Conduct, managing confidential information, and independently and efficiently managing a significant caseload.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Five to Seven years of graduate or professional experience in student conduct, Title IX, conflict resolution or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience adjudicating and investigating student conduct violations, organizational violations, and Title IX violations in a college or university setting
  • Experience with current issues in the field of student conduct and the role of student conduct in a public university setting
  • Experience with conflict resolution or mediation
  • Experience developing workshops, sanctions, or programs
  • Experience working with students in crisis situations
  • Experience problem solving, interviewing, and investigating
  • Compensation

    Classification : Administrator I

    Hiring Range : Commensurate with experience

    San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please see the .

    Application Procedure

    Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents :

  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest
  • All applicants must apply within the specified application period : February 16. 2022 through March 6, 2022. This position is open until filled;
  • however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.

    University Personnel

    CSU Vaccination Policy

    The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.

    Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment.

    The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to .

    Additional Information

    Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a contingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and / or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.

    Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was offered the position on a contingent basis.

    The standard background check includes : criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and / or credit check may be required.

    All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. Some positions may also require fingerprinting.

    SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.


    All San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

    Equal Employment Statement

    San José State University (SJSU) is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, or protected veteran status consistent with applicable federal and state laws.

    This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty and staff programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus).

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