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Director, Judicial Affairs

POSITION: DIRECTOR, JUDICIAL AFFAIRS

DEPARTMENT: Student Affairs

REPORTS TO: Senior Assistant Dean of Students

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree required; master’s preferred.  2-4 years of judicial affairs experience.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
To manage and ensure the accuracy and efficacy of all aspects of the University’s non-academic judicial system.

DUTIES:

  1. Reviews cases/behavioral/Public Safety reports daily; in consultation with the Senior Assistant Dean of Students, assigns cases for adjudication and ensures that all cases are resolved within an appropriate time frame.
  2. Generates/prepares/edits for the Senior Assistant Dean, Associate Dean of Campus Life, and Dean of Student Affairs all correspondence related to the University’s non-academic judicial system.
  3. Manages, designs, implements, any automated/on-line process associated with the judicial system.
  4. Acts as the liaison in matter dealings with the non-academic judicial system, to Residential Co-curricular Education, Public Safety, Registrar, Student Health, Residence Life, Campus Activities, Athletics, and Intramural/Recreational Sports.
  5. Conducts and maintains up-to-date material on all higher education research dealing with university judicial policies, procedures, and laws. 
  6. Handles and resolves all student/parent inquiries associated with the judicial system.
  7. Plans, coordinates, and implements the training of all student and professional staff with regard to the University’s judicial systems; including the training of associates dealing with all higher education acts.
  8. In consultation with the Senior Assistant Dean of Students, writes, edits, updates all University publications related to Judicial Affairs.
  9. In consultation with the Senior Assistant Dean of Students, plans, recruits, selects, trains, and advises the University Judicial Board (UJB).
  10. Works with the Community Directors/Assistant Community Directors/Community Facilitators/Community Mentors to structure and implement the Community Standards Initiative within the residence halls.
  11. Prepares, analyzes, and maintains statistical information associated with the University’s judicial system and generates weekly reports and other reports as needed.
  12. Maintains the confidentiality of all judicial records in accord with FERPA as well as stipulations set forth in the Student Code of Conduct.
  13. Serves as a non-voting advisor to all meetings of the UJB.  Maintains order and ensures hearings are taped, fair, and orderly.
  14. Serves in emergency/crisis situations as directed.
  15. Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualified applicants should forward a cover letter and resume via email to HROffice@pointpark.edu (preferred) or mail to:  
Point Park University
Human Resources Office
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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  Due to the high volume of resumes received, Point Park University will not be able to respond to inquiries regarding the status of your resume. If we determine that your skills and experience match the position requirements, we will contact you to discuss the opportunity further. If you do not hear from us, we encourage you to revisit our website at www.pointpark.edu for the status of the position and future opportunities.