• Full Time
  • Scranton, PA
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Website University of Scranton


University of Scranton
Director of Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution

Non-Discrimination Statement
The University of Scranton embraces diversity and inclusion through its mission, Jesuit identity, strategic plans, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity programs. The University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from historically underrepresented candidates. Please see our full non-discrimination statement below.

The University is committed to providing an educational, residential, and working environment that is free from harassment and discrimination. Members of the University community, applicants for employment or admissions, guests and visitors have the right to be free from harassment or discrimination based on race, color, religion, ancestry, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic, or other programs or in the context of employment.

Anyone who has questions about the University’s Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Policy, or the University’s Non-Discrimination or Anti-Harassment Policy, or wishes to report a possible violation of one of the policy should contact:

Elizabeth M. Garcia
Title IX Coordinator
The Office of Equity and Diversity
Institute of Molecular Biology & Medicine, Rm 311
(570) 941-6645

University Mission
The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding. All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University’s mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at https://www.scranton.edu/about/jesuit-tradition/index.shtml.

Student Conduct

Job Purpose:
The Director of Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution is responsible for leading the University’s Office of Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution and coordinating assessment efforts across the Division of Student Life. The Director administers the University’s student conduct process and coordinates conflict resolution options for students. A member of the Student Life Leadership Team, the Director supervises the Assistant Director of Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution and indirectly supervises all Conduct Officers to ensure a fair and consistent student conduct process that promotes student formation in a manner aligned with the University’s mission.

Essential Duties:
– Lead the Office of Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution by overseeing daily operations, engaging in strategic planning and assessment efforts, managing relevant budget and web presence, and providing staff supervision

– Coordinate the University’s student discipline process to address incidents occurring both on- and off-campus through a process that is fair and consistent and supports student safety, wellbeing, accountability and development

– Assist in establishing community standards, expectations, and sanctions that foster an optimal living and learning environment and support the transformational learning of students

– Serve as the lead Conduct Officer and manage the caseload of all other Conduct Officers

– Recruit, train, and provide oversight for the University Review Board, Conduct Officers, Administrative Hearing Officers, and others who are involved in administering the student conduct process

– Develop and offer conflict resolution opportunities for interested students to allow for alternative ways for resolving disputes with peers when appropriate

– Chair the Division of Student Life’s Assessment Team and coordinate assessment efforts across the Division of Student Life by assisting departments in the development and implementation of assessment processes that support constant improvement of student learning and departmental effectiveness


Additional Skills Required:
– Exceptional interpersonal skills, oral and written communication, and active listening
– Ability to think critically, objectively, and strategically
– Ability to build relationships and foster collaborative partnerships across the University community

– Excellent time management, organizational, and problem-solving skills
– Demonstrated ability to consult on complex issues and provide positive, effective, and fair solutions·- Demonstrated desire to work with college students of diverse identities
– Ability to manage and lead a diverse team of staff members

– Knowledge of best practices, current trends, and legal issues related to higher education, student conduct, and college student well-being including, but not limited to FERPA, Jeanne Clery Act, etc.

– Competence in assessment techniques

– Competence in budgeting and fiscal management

– Must be able to support the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus

– Muste able to respect, support, and contribute to the University’s Catholic and Jesuit mission

Minimum Education Requirements:
– Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs administration, counseling or related area

Preferred Education:

Minimum Job Experience Requirements:
– Minimum of 5 years of experience in college student affairs with strong preference for experience adjudicating student discipline cases – Experience in workshop or training development and facilitation- Experience with assessment of campus life programs and services

Preferred Qualifications:

Schedule/Work Hours:
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Additional hours as required.

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