Assistant Director - Community Standards (S04533P)
The University of Texas at Arlington
Location: Arlington, Texas
Internal Number: 22912
Responsible for the primary oversight and case management of violations of University student rules within the University's on-campus housing community as well as outreach and education to the campus community on various topics.
Train, supervise, and evaluate the residential student conduct coordinator and Residence Directors, providing support and direction in investigating and adjudicating cases, prevention programming, and reporting.
Investigate, hear and adjudicate violations of University student rules for the general student population with a focus on violations which occur within the on-campus housing community. Serves as an Investigator of allegations of misconduct by students, student organizations, and cases of discrimination (sexual harassment/assault).
Develop curriculum and content for training of Resident Directors, including material on the student conduct process and various federal, state and University mandates, laws and policies to endure compliance. Provide ongoing training and education for Residence Directors in their role as Conduct Officers.
Prepare Clery Act information for reports made to Community Standards. Participate in monthly Clery Act meetings with Legal Affairs and other campus stakeholders. Participate in Clery compliance training.
Assist in Bi-Annual review of policies. Review and interpret the Residence Hall Guidelines, Apartment Guidelines, Housing Policies, the UTA Handbook of Operating Procedures and the UT System Regents' Rules and Regulations to ensure that all students are afforded due process. Coordinate regular meetings with Apartment & Residence Life staff to ensure effective communication and clear direction for the residential student conduct process.
Generate reports to tracks student conduct trends for Apartment & Residence Life to guide programming and training needs.
Performs other duties assigned.
Minimum requirements include a master's degree in higher education, student personnel services or related field and two (2) years of professional experience working in Residence Life.
Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Master's degree and three (3) to five (5) years of experience working in Residence Life with student conduct/judicial affairs experience.
Experience with program development, case management, and hearing student conduct cases.
Experience working with college students in a programmatic or advisory capacity.
It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University's compliance with this policy.
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.