Assistant Dean for Student Sexual Misconduct Prevention, Education and Conduct Resolution
Location: Bronx, New York
Internal Number: 5647
Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its nine colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.
The University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement plans; life insurance; short and long-term disability; employee assistance program (EAP); tuition remission; and generous time off.
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.
Department: Office of Student Affairs
Campus: Multiple Campuses
Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Assistant Dean leads the student sexual and related misconduct prevention and education efforts within the Division of Student Affairs. They serve as the student conduct hearing officer for student sexual and related misconduct cases on Fordham's multiple campuses.
Develops and coordinates student sexual and related misconduct prevention and education efforts and initiatives for students and staff.
Serves as the primary student conduct hearing officer for all cases involving student sexual and related misconduct, utilizing the University's single adjudicator conduct process.
Ensures a timely, well-documented, and impartial student conduct process, adhering to all relevant New York State and federal laws and regulations.
Collaborates closely with the Deans of Students and Offices of Residential Life to oversee the supervision and assignment of trained Administrative Support Persons (ASPs) for conducting investigations and managing conduct processes.
Conducts education and training programs related to the student sexual and related misconduct process for ASPs, Resident Directors, Resident Assistants, hearing officers, and appeal panels.
Establishes and maintains an accurate tracking system for all student sexual and related misconduct reports, ensuring appropriate follow-up actions, and submits data promptly to the Director of Gender Equity/Title IX Coordinator to comply with NYS and federal laws.
Assists in the periodic review and updating of the Fordham Sexual and Related Misconduct Policy and Procedures in alignment with state and federal regulations.
Minimum of 3 years of related experience in the areas of sexual and related misconduct investigations and/or student conduct.
Demonstrated knowledge of current state and federal laws and regulations related to Title IX, Campus SAVE Act, Clery Act, and VAWA.
Master's degree in higher education or a related field.
Fordham Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United kingdom.