Assistant Director, Student Conduct

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Posted on Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Assistant Director, Student Conduct

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The process will include initial phone interviews for those meeting the qualifications followed by on-campus interviews of finalists and reference checks.

To continue our efforts to keep the campus community as healthy and safe as possible, NEOMED will now require COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations as a condition of attendance and employment. This policy will allow for exemption of the vaccination requirement for those individuals with valid medical reasons, sincerely held religious beliefs and matters of conscience.

Posting Details

Position Information
Position Title Assistant Director, Student Conduct
Staff/Faculty
Position Type Admin/Professional
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position Summary Information
Summary
The Assistant Director of Student Conduct serves as a member of the Office of Student Services. The incumbent reviews, investigates, processes, adjudicates and responds to inquiries regarding alleged violations of the Student Code of Conduct, Student Honor Code, Hazing policies and other University policies by students and student organizations. The Assistant Director provides administrative support of CAPP-related responsibilities including but not limited to scheduling CAPP meetings, preparing CAPP decision letters, providing communication to the CAPP committees and chairs, and managing the Leave of Absence (LOA) and Petition to Return (PTR) processes.

The Assistant Director organizes and facilitates educational outreach, training, and awareness regarding students’ behavioral responsibilities as members of the University Community and administers a student conduct process that is educational and fair-minded by serving as the primary investigator for allegations of student conduct and as a hearing officer.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pay Grade: 9
Starting Salary: $52,087
Location: Rootstown, OH

Benefits Offerings Include:
- Hybrid Workplace
- Training Offerings, including LSS Green & Yellow Belt and other professional development
- Competitive Health, Vision, Dental
- Flexible Spending Account
- State Retirement with 14% matching
- Excellent Vacation and Sick Time
- 11 Paid Holiday Days
- Wellness Offerings
- Short and Long Term Disability Coverage
- Long Term Care Coverage Offerings
- Life Insurance
For additional details visit: https://www.neomed.edu/hr/benefits/
Principal Functional Responsibilities
1) Assist with management of daily operations of Student Conduct by adjudicating cases, serving as the primary investigator, assisting with the oversight of operations for informal and formal hearings and supporting the Student Conduct Hearing pool. Administer a student conduct process that is educational, fair-minded, timely, caring and grounded in the ideal of promoting holistic student development through restorative justice. Investigation may include, but is not limited to, conducting interviews with witnesses, collaborating with University and/or local law enforcement, reviewing surveillance footage, and drafting reports regarding the investigations. Maintain conduct records and database software to ensure privacy of records and adherence to FERPA.
2) Provide administrative support of CAPP-related responsibilities including but not limited to scheduling CAPP meetings, preparing CAPP agendas, minutes, decision letters and student files, providing communication to the CAPP committees and chairs including document maintenance and distribution, report development and/or submission as applicable, and logistics where required.
3) Recruit and train members of the Student Conduct Hearing Board pool as well as others who aid the student conduct process as support persons, witnesses, and complainants.
4) Manage the Leave of Absence (LOA) and Petition to Return (PTR) processes to ensure timely processes for approval of students leaves and returns in collaboration with the CAPP chair
5) Maintain effective relationships and processes that contribute to students academic and personal success (e.g., the Counseling Center, College Asst Deans of Students, University Police, Registrar and VPAA office). And serve on Department, Division, and University program initiatives and committees.
6) Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Education/Degrees: Masters degree in College Student Affairs, Higher Education, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Counseling or a closely related field.
  • Experience: Two years of experience in student affairs in a higher education setting with disciplinary processes.
Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies
  • Experience with student conduct processes
  • Ability to successfully prioritize and accomplish multiple and competing tasks
  • Strong level of work ethic, strict confidentiality, discretion, and ability to use diplomacy
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, including but not limited to, the ability to converse with many people of diverse backgrounds in an investigatory manner
  • Must be able to work with college students and other University constituents
  • Must be able to support the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture
  • Be able to respect, support, and contribute to the University’s mission
  • Ability to problem-solve and follow through with assigned tasks
  • Attention to detail with minimal errors

Core Competencies
  • Leadership: NEOMED creates positive change by educating and training Ohio’s next generation of health professionals, educators and researchers through experiential learning, high-impact research, strategic partnerships and innovation. By designing an environment where ideas and connections can flourish, NEOMED is transforming health care.
  • Exceptional Experience: By creating a welcoming, supportive and well-resourced environment, NEOMED sets the stage for meaningful interactions among its students, faculty, staff, alumni, partners and community members. The University empowers every individual to participate fully in the campus experience and the community that NEOMED serves.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: NEOMED recognizes, appreciates and celebrates all of the ways-from backgrounds to viewpoints-that people are different. The University’s culture is grounded in respect and thrives on the uniqueness of each individual. NEOMED encourages everyone’s participation by fostering policies and practices that ensure fair and just access, treatment and opportunities for all.
  • People: Talent is NEOMED’s most valuable asset. The University invests in developing its faculty and staff to realize their fullest potential. As it works to attract and retain a diverse workforce and student body, NEOMED embraces opportunity and growth across all levels of the institution.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of higher education, student development, and university environments preferred.
  • Experience conducting administrative investigations preferred.
Physical Requirements
Must be able to utilize a phone, computer and screen and other office equipment. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear and occasionally stand, walk, reach, stoop, or kneel. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.

Posting Detail Information
NEOMED EEO Statement
NEOMED is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, NEOMED also affirms its commitment to nondiscrimination in its employment policies and practices. In compliance with Title IX (20 U.S.C Sec. 1681 et seq.), NEOMED prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment.

For concerns regarding discrimination, please contact:
Molly O’Malley
Associate Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion & Title IX Coordinator
Northeast Ohio Medical University, G-212B
4209 St. Rt. 44, PO Box 95, Rootstown, OH 44272
Email: momalley@neomed.edu

NEOMED requests that you provide the voluntary information requested below. It will be kept separate from your application, in a confidential and limited access file, to be used for statistical compilation and analysis for Human Resources record keeping and reporting purposes. Your response will not be used in any way to determine your eligibility for employment. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.
Notification of Annual Security Report.
The Northeast Ohio Medical University is committed to assisting all members of the NEOMED community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual security report is available on the NEOMED website at https://www.neomed.edu/police/clery-act/annual-report/.
The annual security report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, authority of university police and security officers, crime reporting policies, and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus.

Additionally, the report contains information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by NEOMED; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

If you would like a paper copy of this report, please email police@neomed.edu or call the Department of Public Safety at 330.325.5911 to request a copy.

This information is required by law and is provided by the Northeast Ohio Medical University Department of Public Safety.
Close Date

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least 2 years of experience in student affairs in a higher education setting with disciplinary processes.
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Masters degree in College Student Affairs, Higher Education, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Counseling or a closely related field?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents