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The Director of Community Standards at Emerson College provides leadership and direction for the student conduct process and serves as the chief conduct officer. You will ensure a high quality, holistic and educational experience for all Emerson students through your innovative work grounded in best practice and current national trends and themes.
Primary areas of responsibility include providing strong management of community standards within the residence halls and across campus, assessment of the community standards and student conduct policies, procedures and the experiences of students living on and off campus.
Reporting to the Associate Dean for Campus Life, you will work collaboratively and positively with other key areas to create a caring approach to developing relationships with students and creating positive support networks while intentionally supporting the institutional and divisional mission.
The Director will work closely with and provide management and shared supervision of the Residential Education staff who serve as conduct officers while developing and implementing policies, procedures, and programmatic innovations to create a vibrant, inclusive and welcoming campus community.
Work closely with the Associate Dean for Campus Life to develop, prepare and evaluate the community standards and student conduct program. This person serves as chief conduct officer and budget manager for their area.
Responsible for managing the community standards and student conduct process in conjunction with the Associate Director for Community Standards. Develop fair, and equitable programs for responding to violations of college policy. Develop programs to educate the campus about responsible and ethical behavior. The Director should have a knowledge of current trends in student conduct and appropriate state and federal regulations.
Coordinate the sanction panel process for Title IX cases and works closely with the AVP for Title IX and Clery Compliance.
Develop practices and approaches to create a welcoming and caring sense of place around campus where students can grow and develop during their time at Emerson.
Partner with appropriate college staff to support the community standards process and overall student experience (Housing and Residential Education, Student Accessibility Services, Student Success Emerson Counseling and Psychological Services, Center for Health & Wellness, Title IX, Business Services, Healing and Advocacy Collective, Student Accounts, etc.).
Support an active and engaged campus community by working closely with the Director of Student Engagement and Leadership and student clubs and organizations as well as fraternity and sorority life.
Collaborate with the Director of Student Care and Support to help provide a strong sense of support and care for all students as it relates to community standards.
Represent their areas on the Care, Assistance and Support Team (CAST).
Serves in the administrator on-call rotation.
Minimum seven years of progressive experience in student affairs
Prior experience working in residence life, housing operations, community standards or related areas
Experience with Maxient
Master's degree in student affairs or related field or equivalent experience
About Us Emerson College is the nations only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions, and research centers. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 4,300 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 70 countries and all 50 states.
Diversity Statement Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society. Emerson College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender in its educational programs or activities. Emerson has designated the Associate Vice President, Title IX, and Clery Coordinator to respond to inquiries regarding the College Sexual Misconduct Policy. The Title IX Coordinator may be reached at 8 Park Plaza, Transportation Bldg, Room 230 Boston, MA 02116; Telephone: 617-824-8999; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Emerson College is the nation’s premier private college dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located in the theater district in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to major arts institutions, media outlets, and research centers. The College enrolls 3,783 undergraduate students and 641 graduate students from 71 countries and 48 states. Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity – in its people, in the curriculum, and in the College’s intellectual, social, cultural and geographical communities. Our inclusive excellence framework recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Members of historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.