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Assistant Dean of Students & Deputy Title IX Coordinator

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Assistant Dean of Students & Deputy Title IX Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Summary: Works with a team of professionals to develop and advance the mission and vision of the College by initiating, facilitating, and assessing a comprehensive program that promotes a welcoming and inclusive environment and develops the campus community. Works collaboratively with a broad range of campus departments to addresss students in need and crisis.  Administer the student code of conduct and lead intervention efforts for students in crisis and non-crisis situations.  Serves as the college’s Deputy Title IX Coordinator.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Serve as chief Student Conduct Administrator for non-academic violations of the Student Code of Conduct and is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operations of the disciplinary process, advising the Campus Disciplinary Board, serving as a resource for participants in the disciplinary process, and providing outreach to members of the College community

  • Ensures the Student Conduct system provides a developmental and educational context for student behavior both on and off campus and represents the office to external constituencies and stakeholders

  • Serve as a Deputy Title IX Coordinator who receives student Title IX complaints and works with the Title IX Coordinator to assign investigators, monitors progress, and sanctions

  • Provides leadership, supervision, and budgetary direction for the Offices of Campus Security and Health and Counseling Services and initiatives in support of institutional, divisional, and unit strategic priorities to ensure fiscal responsibility

  • Collaborate with the First Year Experience, the Student Success Center, Athletic Department, Academic Affairs, and Enrollment Management to plan, implement and promote Title IX educational opportunities

  • Provide appropriate referrals to other offices and agencies and consult with members of the academic community in disciplinary matters

  • Maintain effective liaison relationships with other departments and the Newberry City Police Department and Newberry County Sheriff’s Office

  • Assesses and supports avenues for engagement throughout the community to develop new and enhance existing programs that identify and support for students, especially at-risk students.

  • Develops and maintains risk management, crisis management, and emergency response protocols for campus and student organizations and their activities, on and off campus.

  • Develops an assessment plan for the Student Affairs unit and utilizes results to effectively communicate the value of student engagement throughout community and to assist in strategic decision making

  • Serve in an on-call duty rotation for crisis response

  • Serves on a variety of committees within the department and the college community

  • Undertake other duties consistent with the position as defined.

 

 

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Master's degree in student personnel, higher education, counseling, organizational behavior or similar field with at least five years of relevant student affairs experience, including progressive management responsibilities.

  • Prior experience working in student conduct or Title IX highly desired.

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and other diverse groups.

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to present views in a clear and compelling manner.

  • Exceptional project management skills to include the ability to plan ahead, prioritize, organize and lead multiple, concurrent initiatives, and see a project to successful completion.

  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and experience in effectively creating documents, reports and presentations.

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed and appropriate.

  • Ability to create, interpret and apply policy and procedures established within the College and Department of Student Affairs.

  • Knowledge of student learning and operational assessment processes and procedures.

  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and proactively problem-solve.

  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations and coordination of cross-cultural/diversity programs.

 

Applications: Electronic resume materials may be emailed to hr@newberry.edu. Please include "Assistant Dean of Student Affairs" in the subject line.

Policy

These job descriptions reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not necessarily be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. Job descriptions do not constitute an employment agreement or contract of employment, expressed or implied. Unless designated in writing and signed by the College President, all College employees are considered to be EMPLOYED AT WILL. Newberry College reserves the right to change, alter and amend job descriptions, functions and duties at the pleasure of the College President or Board of Trustees.

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