Assistant Director for Student Conduct- Student Organizations and Off-Campus Communities

Updated: 26 days ago
Location: Philadelphia, PENNSYLVANIA
Deadline: 24 Sep 2021

Assistant Director for Student Conduct- Student Organizations and Off-Campus Communities

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Work type: Full-Time
Location: University City - Philadelphia, PA
Categories: Drexel University, Enrollment Management and Student Success

About Drexel

Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Job Summary

The Assistant Director is a full-time employee. The Assistant Director serves as a resource and liaison for students in distress to Student Life. This role will provide support for the leadership of Student Conduct and also serve as a Conduct Case Administrator. This position also will serve a critical role in the tracking and administration of COVID-19-related disciplinary matters. The Assistant Director for Student Conduct reports directly to the Director for Student Conduct. This position does require some night and weekend responsibilities.

Essential Functions

  • As part of the Student Conduct team, implement, and oversee departmental mission, vision, values and goals during a time of significant departmental development.
  • Serve as a Conduct Case Administrator for all levels of conduct cases, primarily those involving student organizations or off-campus party complaints, including those related to the tracking and compliance of COVID-19 related incidents.
  • Create and implement training and development with regards to Organizational Student Conduct for the conduct board and conduct advisors
  • Schedule hearings and appeal boards as needed, with specific oversight of organizational cases.
  • Collaborate with other campus partners (Fraternity and Sorority Life, Campus Engagement, Athletics, Public Safety), on case management and student follow up.
  • Serve as the primary coordinator for response related to student behavior concerns in the Powelton Village and surrounding neighborhoods
  • Conduct investigations for all hazing reports involving individual students and student organizations
  • Provide resources to student organizations regarding sanctions, including suspension of recognition or interim measures.
  • Develop and implement training and outreach opportunities for organizational leaders regarding critical conduct topics, such as hazing, party protocol, and COVID-19 compliance
  • Implement assessment efforts related to student conduct, including ongoing assessment of organizational trends and COVID-19 incidents.
  • Track cases and sanctions for the department, including cases assigned to HRL staff members.
  • Keep up to date on best practices in the field of Student Conduct, and make recommendations on changes to policy and practice.
  • Escalate reports and incidents as necessary if interim measures may be appropriate.
  • Expert in the judicial software system(s), experience with Maxient a plus.
  • Work with the Office of Equality and Diversity on training, and adjudication of the policies in their purview.
  • Lead special projects for the department.
  • Fulfill other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's Degree
  • Candidate must have a proven track-record of excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to work independently and function within a team.
  • Candidates must be able to manage competing priorities and function in a fast-paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the higher education or student affairs preferred. Experience in case management, triage, and crisis intervention is appreciated.


University City, Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

This position is classified as Exempt with a salary grade of J. For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure,

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Advertised: Aug 24 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Sep 24 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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