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Brown University — Assistant Dean of Student Conduct & Community Standards

Job Description:

The Assistant Dean serves as an integral member of the Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards, supporting the Senior Associate Dean and Director of Student Conduct & Community Standards and contributing to the overall direction and priorities of the office. The Assistant Dean provides services and works closely with Brown University undergraduate, graduate, and medical students.  The position serves as a Case Administrator for student conduct cases and as a dean’s hearing officer. The Assistant Dean works with students and others to investigate violations of the Brown University Code of Student Conduct and related policies. The Assistant Dean promotes equity and social justice practices with a focus on education and restorative justice.

Job Qualifications
Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in student conduct, student affairs, residential life, or law or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience managing crises effectively and collaboratively while maintaining confidentiality and professionalism is preferred.

Job Competencies

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, demonstrated ability to create, manage, and communicate complicated processes required.
  • Ability to present and speak before student audiences.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to use technology in the delivery of services and case management including conduct software, student conduct hearing audio, video, and online devices.
  • Ability to communicate information effectively to students and parents in heightened emotional states of distress or anger.
  • Demonstrated commitment and success working in a multicultural environment with a critical understanding of social justice issues in both student and workplace settings required. Skills, knowledge, and experience specifically focused on the needs of students of color, students from indigenous communities, LGBTQ students, international students, students from diverse faith communities, students with disabilities, undocumented students, and/or first-generation college students is preferred.
  • Ability to problem solve and to make difficult and timely decisions utilizing sound judgment, assuming ownership of the problem and resolving it in a collaborative manner.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with students, colleagues, and families to advise and support undergraduate, graduate, and medical students through difficult and complicated situations.
  • Flexibility to evolve with a dynamic student affairs environment.
  • Strong commitment to supporting the University’s goal of cultivating a diverse and inclusive community.

Background Check: All offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

Additional Information: Please submit a resume and cover letter when applying for this position. To learn about Brown University’s benefits, please visit here for further information.

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Job Posting Title:
Assistant Dean of Student Conduct & Community Standards

Student Conduct & Community Standards

Grade 11

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Full time

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Position Classification:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

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EEO Statement:
Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

As an EEO/AA employer, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.

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