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Assistant Director of Community Standards

Posted: 05/07/2023

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Job no: 501880
Department: Ethics & Stdt Conflict Resolution
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Administration, Student Services, Other
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No


Job Summary:
The Assistant Director of Community Standards is a critical role within the Office of Community Standards. This role is an opportunity to care, support, and assist in the educational development of students as they navigate the student conduct process. This dynamic position offers flexibility, meaningful work, and a competitive salary in a student-centered and supportive team environment. The Assistant Director reports to the Director and assists in the daily operation and functioning of the Office of Community Standards. This position works closely with students, faculty, staff, administrators, Miami University Police, and local police agencies.

Duties/Physical Demands:

  • Assist in the day to day operations of the University student conduct system, including utilization of the student conduct database and administration of a comprehensive plan for the student conduct process.
  • Assist in the development and execution of administrative protocols and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal laws and mandates, including Clery Act, Title IX, and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
  • Serve as a university hearing officer, including reviewing, adjudicating, and managing conduct cases. Investigate conduct matters, including organizational cases related to hazing, endangering health or safety, or other conduct that impacts the safety and wellbeing of campus organizations.
  • Assist with coordinating and facilitating the recruitment, training, and advising of University hearing officers and hearing boards, including the development and application of the training curriculum, ongoing training sessions, and the creation of standard operating procedures.
  • Serve as a liaison to the Office of Residence Life, coordinating training for all residential conduct hearing officers, and acting as a resource for process questions from the staff as they investigate and adjudicate alleged misconduct.
  • Work in collaboration with staff in Student Activities and the Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life to oversee investigations involving recognized student organizations.
  • Assist in the creation and assessment of annual learning outcomes and program goals; prepare and distribute surveys and statistical reports.
  • Work collaboratively to create and present educational programs, including online programs and programs designed to increase community awareness of and adherence to university policies.
  • Assist in the supervision of classified and unclassified staff, graduate, and practicum students, and student employees.
  • Serve on various committees at the divisional and/or university level.
  • Fulfill additional responsibilities as dictated by student needs, divisional, and organizational priorities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • By position start date, a Master’s or terminal degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, or related field, and minimum one academic year (8-10 months) of graduate or professional experience in student conduct or related field.


  • Bachelor's degree and minimum 5+ years professional experience in student conduct, investigative work, higher education, or related field.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working in Title IX or student conduct is highly desired.
  • Eagerness to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide array of stakeholders (e.g.; students, faculty, staff, and community/government agencies).
  • Experience with fiscal management, including budget oversight, resource allocation and responsible stewardship.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current issues in the field of student conduct, applicable legal issues, and promising practices related to student conduct.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion and student-centered practice.
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills.
  • Commitment to high ethical practice and discretion when working with sensitive, confidential information.
  • Proven professional judgment and measured decision-making.

Diversity Statement:
Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.

Labor Law Posters for Applicants:
Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).


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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 11 May 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

This Organization Participates in E-Verify.

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