Search for Assistant Director of Community Standards
The following information is provided for candidates interested in the Assistant Director of Community Standards position at the University of Notre Dame..
ABOUT THE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR POSITION
- The Assistant Director is one of five staff members in the Office of Community Standards. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Community Standards.
- The primary responsibilities of the position are directly related to the University Conduct Process, which includes:
- Reviewing incident reports and evaluating the most appropriate way to address conduct-related incidents
- Administering the five settings of the University Conduct Process as follows:
- Independently managing conversations with students in the Meeting setting for students who live off-campus;
- Leading Conferences with students;
- Serving as a Lead Hearing Officer and participating on 2-3 person Hearing Panels for conduct cases which may result in dismissal from the University;
- Actively participating on 2-3 person panels for Administrative Hearings to address alleged violations of the University's policies related to sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking; and
- Managing data in Maxient and performing regular audits of data.
- The Assistant Director provides support for other departments within the Division of Student Affairs.
- All staff serve as a resource to University faculty and staff who have concerns about student conduct (note: the Office of Community Standards is not involved in the processing of academic misconduct/dishonesty cases -- these are managed by the Office of the Provost).
- All staff in the Office of Community Standards coordinate and lead presentations on conduct-related topics for students, faculty and staff.
- The Assistant Director is expected to advise one of Notre Dame's 300+ recognized clubs.
ABOUT THE OFFICE OF COMMUNITY STANDARDS
- The Office of Community Standards (OCS) is one of the many departments that comprise the Division of Student Affairs. The OCS is one of the departments within the Student Development Team, reporting to the Associate Vice President for Student Development.
- The primary responsibility of the office is to manage the University Conduct Process, which is utilized to address alleged violations of the University's Standards of Conduct.
- The office also educates the campus community through the publishing of du Lac: A Guide to Student Life (Notre Dame's web-based student handbook), a Title IX resource book, and other resources.
- The OCS is responsible for managing the conduct records reporting for student conduct files.
- The OCS is supported by trained University Conduct Officers, Student Affairs administrators who participate in Conferences and Hearings. The University Conduct Officer program provides an opportunity for administrators to provide their perspectives in conduct meeting settings as students are engaged in conversations about their holistic development.
- Along with managing the conduct process, the OCS staff also actively participates in campus life activities as student club and organization advisors, as well as supporting campus-wide events such as the Moreau First Year Experience, Welcome Weekend, football gameday management, Junior Parents Weekend, and Senior Week which are managed by the following departments:
- The OCS staff works very closely with Rectors (hall directors who are responsible for the pastoral and administrative leadership of ND's 29 single-sex residence halls and graduate student living facilities).
- The office is centrally located in the heart of campus in a third floor suite in the Main Building.
- All staff actively participates in the Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA).
WORKING AT NOTRE DAME
- Notre Dame (French for "Our Lady," in reference to Mary, Mother of Jesus) is a mission-driven University that was founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross.
- Notre Dame offers a very competitive benefits program which is coordinated through the University's Human Resources department.
- Notre Dame is located near the city of South Bend, Indiana, only a few miles from the Indiana/Michigan border. For more information about the area, visit Notre Dame's community information page.
- To receive consideration for an interview, please submit an application online on the Notre Dame Human Resources website.
- Application deadline is Friday, March 17, 2017. Applications will be reviewed immediately.
- A cover letter and resume is required. Letters of recommendation are optional.
Questions can be directed to the search committee by e-mailing ocsADsearch@nd.edu.