University of North Carolina at Wilmington — Assistant Dean of Students (Off Campus Student Services and Student Conduct)

Brief Summary of Work for this Position
This position is responsible for oversight, planning, vision, policy development, implementation, and evaluation of the university student conduct system. This position is also responsible for crisis management, student advocacy, and oversight, planning, administration, and assessment of off campus student services which promote the success of off-campus students by providing resources, educational opportunities and programs that connect off campus students to the University and Wilmington Communities.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Master’s degree in higher education administration, student development, counseling or a closely related field is required.

  • A minimum of three years professional experience in a progressive student affairs environment, including direct work with the campus conduct process
  • Must show evidence of strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills, including excellent writing skills

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience 

  • Previous experience in student affairs programming
  • Previous experience as a conduct hearing officer or working in student conduct
  • Experience in crisis management and emergency response

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The Office of the Dean of Students is committed to advocacy and education centered on student growth and self-responsibility by serving as a central resource for UNCW students, faculty and staff. Through collaboration with the university and Wilmington community, we provide assistance to members of the UNCW community by:

  • Educating students about their rights and responsibilities as members of our community;
  • Assisting students, faculty and staff with interpretation of campus policies, including the Code of Student Life and the Student Academic Honor Code;
  • Training and educating faculty, staff and students on community standards and conflict resolution;
  • Establishing grievance and conflict resolution procedures;
  • Referring students to a myriad of resources to increase the likelihood of their success;
  • Assisting in the coordination of 24 hour emergency and crisis response; and
  • Providing resources, education and programming for off campus students.

University Information
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

Please apply online at https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/20621

EEO Statement
At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

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