The Office of the Dean of Students is seeking applicants for the Associate Director for Community Standards. This position directs and implements educational programs and services related to academic integrity and student mediation. Primary responsibilities include developing policies and procedures, in partnership with Academic Affairs, related to student academic integrity standards, developing and coordinating the training for academic departments and faculty related to academic integrity and alternative resolution processes, and directing educational outreach activities, student engagement, and assessment efforts. The position reports to the Assistant Dean of Students and supervises the Community Standards Coordinator, student employees and a graduate assistant.
Academic Integrity and Student Mediation
Serve as the primary staff person in the Office of the Dean of Students for matters related to academic integrity and student mediation.
Interpret and inform the university community regarding policies and procedures related to academic integrity, student mediation, and community standards.
Work with the university community in the development of alternative resolution methods to address student issues and concerns.
Recruit, select, and train student peer educators to deliver presentations to students and to educate students regarding general problem-solving skills.
Leadership, Collaboration and Consultation
Lead research projects by designing and implementing data collection, analyzing quantitative/qualitative data, and writing reports of findings related to academic integrity and alternative resolution processes.
Educate staff in the Office of the Dean of Students and key internal partners regarding the research findings in order to enhance existing practices and understand the impact of current processes and policies.
Collaborate with Student Affairs staff, faculty and the Office of Institutional Research to examine questions and design training that address issues related to the impact of student mediation services.
Advise students regarding university policies and procedures and provide advocacy services as necessary.
Provide consultative services for faculty, staff, and students related to student mediation and problem-solving.
Develop active collaborations and partnerships with university and external organizations/departments to develop best practices for addressing student concerns/issues.
Develop and implement workshops, seminars and educational presentations to educate students regarding community standards, academic integrity, and conflict resolution.
Develop online training experiences for students.
Serve as a campus resource for educating students, faculty and staff on issues related to community standards and student mediation.
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
A minimum of a Master’s Degree in higher education administration, student affairs administration, counseling psychology, social work or related field.
Minimum of three years’ experience in a higher education setting including community standards, student conflict resolution, student mediation, assessment, and program and policy development.
Previous supervisory experience required.
Knowledge of the issues, best practices, current research, and innovations in community standards, academic integrity, conflict resolution, and assessment skills.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Illinois at Chicago may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Internal Number: 122741
About University of Illinois at Chicago
Located in the heart of one of the world’s great cities, the University of Illinois at Chicago is a vital part of the educational, technological and cultural fabric of the region. As Chicago’s only public research university with more than 33,000 students, 16 colleges, a hospital and a health sciences system, UIC provides students access to excellence and opportunity.