Assistant Director of Student Conduct
Ball State University
We are seeking the next Assistant Director of Student Conduct to join the Dean of Students’ team at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Working alongside an experienced Director, the Assistant Director will supervise a Graduate Assistant, administer the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities, coordinate case assignments in the office, serve on the Behavioral Intervention Team/Student of Care group, conduct administrative hearings, and chair Title IX, Sexual Harassment and Misconduct, and University Review Board hearings. This will be a great position for the professional who will be seeking advancement in a few years to a director level at a mid-sized, public university.
At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
Position Function: Support Director in managing the Office of Student Conduct including the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities, related policies, and procedures in coordination with numerous campus offices such as Housing and Residence Life, Student Life, Public Safety, and Associate Dean of Students/Title IX Coordinator; develop and implement educational programming; consult with students and staff on a broad range of student behavior issues including but not limited to classroom disruption, sexual misconduct, alcohol and drug abuse, and other behavioral issues; supervise a graduate assistant and occasional graduate and professional practicum personnel.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited institution. Minimum of two years full-time related professional experience in higher education or related area (e.g., criminal justice, social work). Knowledge of and experience with student conduct adjudication in a higher education setting. Strong analytical and decision making skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Excellent computer skills with emphasis on word-processing, use of other software/databases, and Internet search/navigation to manage work. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students and colleagues. Strong program development and training competencies. Ability to respond effectively in crisis situations and to persons in distress.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education or related field (e.g., criminal justice, social work, also JD-juris doctorate) from an accredited institution. Two years full-time professional experience post master’s degree in student conduct adjudication in student housing, dean of students office, conduct office, etc. Strong knowledge of or experience in one or more of the following areas: alcohol and other drug abuse prevention, crisis response, student organization behavior issues, sexual assault prevention, classroom disruption, and academic integrity. Experience with Maxient case management software. Completion of Gehring Institute Foundation track or SUNY Student Conduct Institute Standard Compliance and/or Title IX Learning Path.
Pay Range: $45,000
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/29699. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to Mike Gillilan. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through March 22, 2022.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.