Assistant Director of Community Standards (University City)
Saint Joseph's University-City Campus
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Required Education: Master’s
Higher Education Institution
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 063018
The Assistant Director of Community Standards (University City) serves as an integral member of the Office of Community Standards, through the coordination of a comprehensive educational student conduct system and implementation of educational programs and interventions for students. The Assistant Director proactively contributes to the learning and development of students by fostering an understanding and commitment to the rights and responsibilities of the larger University community in the spirit of the University’s Jesuit and Catholic mission.
Coordinates a comprehensive educational student conduct system, including but not limited to: trainings, case assignments, the consistent and fair application of standards, sanction development, and sanction compliance.
Serves as a hearing officer for alleged violations of the University’s Community Standards.
Manages alternative case resolution processes (e.g. conflict resolution, facilitated dialogues, mediations, and restorative justice).
Serves as an office liaison to the Office of Residence Life and the Office of Public Safety & Security for student complaints, incident reports, investigations, and dispositions.
Provides oversight for all hearing officers regarding Community Standards matters.
Recruits, trains, advises, mentors, and evaluates members of the student Peer Review Board.
Facilitates all aspects of the Community Standards Advisor program, including but not limited to: recruitment, training, advisement, promotion, and evaluation.
Manages information technology needs as they relate to the Office of Community Standards, including but not limited to: website, student conduct software (e.g. StarRez), and related portals.
Provides quantitative and qualitative information for assessment and compliance throughout the year.
Facilitates campus wide programming that encourages inclusion, respect, and accountability, while bringing awareness to the work of the Office of Community Standards.
The person who holds this position has been classified as a Campus Security Authority under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act).
Serves as a member of Advisory Council on Alcohol, Drugs, and Student Health, as well as additional committees, as needed.
Supports and participates in trainings, meetings, professional seminars, and events relevant to the responsibilities of the position.
Works collaboratively with members of Student Life and others members of the University community to support the integration of the mission of the Division of Student and the achievement of short- and long-term goals and objectives that are aligned with the goals of Student Life and the University.
Communicates the Jesuit, Catholic philosophy and University policies to students, parents, and others, as appropriate.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism and serves as a positive role model to staff and students.
Works respectfully with all staff, students, and parents regardless of their race, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, or disability.
Fulfills additional responsibilities as warranted by student needs and organizational priorities.
Shares on-call duty rotation for evening, weekends, and University holidays.
Master’s degree with relevant experience.
Minimum 3 years of professional experience in higher education.
Understanding of and commitment to the mission of Saint Joseph’s University.
For over 160 years, Saint Joseph’s University has been engaging men and women in a rigorous Jesuit education that empowers them to become leaders in their industries and communities. An expansive liberal arts curriculum that serves as a foundation for all students, combined with programs tailored to meet the needs of complex and evolving fields prepare students for all of their post-graduate pursuits. As a Jesuit institution, guided by a faith that promotes justice, Saint Joseph’s University educates for a higher purpose; service is central to the Jesuit identity, and students are expected to improve the common good by utilizing their skills and knowledge to promote tolerance, compassion and social justice.