Employment Status: Full-time, "exempt" position, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).
Work Schedule:To be determined.
First Review Deadline: Applications will be reviewed beginning April 5, 2019. This position will remain open until filled.
California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. The "value added" by a CSUSB education ranks in the top 4 percent in the nation, according to the Collegiate Learning Assessment. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire, and it has the second highest African American and Hispanic enrollments of all public universities in California. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so. The university offers more than 70 traditional baccalaureate and master's degree programs, education credential and certificate programs, and a doctoral program.
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Reporting to the Associate Dean/ Director of Student Conduct and Ethical Development, the Assistant Director will possess progressively responsible administrative experience in coordinating student disciplinary case management, initiating student development and educational programs, and peer education programs. The incumbent will review, investigate, develop thorough investigative reports, adjudicate, develop and implement intentional disciplinary and educational sanctions, and manage an independent caseload of alleged violations to the Standards for Student Conduct.
The incumbent will also be responsible for developing, reviewing, and employing written correspondences explaining and clarifying complex policies and procedures regarding student disciplinary policies, procedures, and follow-up correspondences including, but not limited to, notices of investigation, conferences, sanction completion notices, and any other correspondences related to the processing of student disciplinary matters.
The incumbent also works in partnership with the Title IX Coordinator and Investigators, University Police, University Housing, faculty, Office of the Registrar (Records, Registration, and Evaluations), Office of Student Engagement, Counseling and Psychological Services, the CARE (Campus Assessment, Response & Education) Team, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs (ATOD) Committee, the Chancellor's Office, and other agents of student success and campus safety as necessary in response to cases, crisis, and/or the completion of sanctions. This position performs duties under limited supervision and works independently to utilize a developmental approach to the enforcement of the Standards for Student Conduct.
The Assistant Director will ensure completion of sanctions. The incumbent will assist with crisis management response when necessary. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience managing statistical and confidential records in compliance with FERPA and the Clery Act. The Assistant Director will represent the Director at meetings upon request, serve on institutional committees and will collaborate, and provide guidance when necessary. In the absence of the Associate Dean/Director of Student Conduct and Ethical Development, the Assistant Director will respond to crisis situations, review daily reports of alleged violations to the Standards for Student Conduct, will determine the appropriate and/or immediate response(s).
The Assistant Director will provide support, consultation, and training for faculty, staff, and students upon request, and provide leadership and initiative in the office's program assessment, development (including student learning outcomes), and implementation. The incumbent will assist with the recruitment and training of hearing officers, and will represent the University during hearings and perform other duties as assigned. The incumbent will develop and analyze reports related to caseload, types of cases, achievement of learning outcomes, and trends as requested.
The incumbent will preform other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
Applicants must possess a Master's degree in higher education administration, college student personnel, or a related field. Applicants must possess the equivalent to three - four years of experience in higher education at the professional level, preferably in a comprehensive and educationally driven student conduct administration unit in higher education (and/or related case management) developing and implementing educational opportunities and programs and/or resources, supports, and interventions in related fields of practice, and supervision of paraprofessional staff members. Applicants must possess a working knowledge of multicultural issues and concepts.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Applicants must possess excellent interpersonal relationship skills and excellent written and oral communication skills. Applicants must possess strong organizational, interpersonal and conflict management skills. The ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively within a diverse team environment including students, faculty, administrators, staff, and community members is required.
Applicants must possess strong presentation skills and/or teaching experience. Must be able to interpret policy and procedures to a variety of audiences. Must be able to develop and lead proactive educational initiatives and programs (including, but not limited to, academic integrity, alcohol and drug education, and ethical decision-making). Applicants must exercise sound judgement.
Applicants must demonstrate the ability to work one-on-one with students, particularly regarding issues where conflict or sensitive referrals are involved. Experience in program development is preferred along with grant writing. A working knowledge of Title 5 Section 41301 of the California Education Code is required. The ability to research, understand and apply a variety of state, federal, CSU, and CSUSB policies and procedures where specific guidelines may not exist as well as have a comprehensive understanding of the Family Education Rights to Privacy Act and its impact on the student conduct system and student educational records as well as the Jeanne Clery Act and the reporting obligations.
Applicants must possess the ability to operate standard office equipment. A working knowledge of software programs such as MS Word, Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, MS Outlook, PeopleSoft, Adobe Acrobat Reader, and the Internet is essential. Experience with case management programs (Maxient database) is helpful, but is not required. Experience with web design or content management systems would be helpful, but is not required.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
Additional Salary Information: Depends on Qualifications
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.