Assistant Director, Community Standards

University of Rhode Island

Posting Number SF01695

Job Title Assistant Director, Community Standards

Position Number 107057

FTE 1.00

FLSA Exempt

Position Type Professional Staff

Union PSA/NEA – Professional Staff Assoc

Pay Grade Level 11

Pay Grade Range Salary range: $60,008 – $90,497

Status Calendar Year, Full-time, Permanent

Department VP Student Affrs.


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Campus Location Kingston

Grant Funded No

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Job Description Summary 

The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by February 5, 2024. Applications received after February 5, 2024, may be reviewed depending on search progress and needs, but are not guaranteed full consideration.



Ensure that the off-campus residential experience supports and enhances the University’s educational mission; apply a developmental approach to student conduct that ensures community safety and well-being.


Implement assessments and data sharing for students participating in the student conduct system.

Interpret, monitor, and evaluate community standards and policies.

Investigate, adjudicate, and maintain accurate records regarding alleged violations of community standards by students and student organizations that include but is not limited to allegations of sexual misconduct, hazing, and bullying.

Serve as an administrative hearing officer and prepares cases for the hearing board.

Assist with the adjudication of Housing and Residential Life community standards violations, as needed.

Assist with the selection, training, and implementation of hearing boards, which include faculty, staff, and students.

Recruit, select, train, and supervise student staff, including peer mentors and student leaders.

Assist in the facilitation and administration of the student conduct process and serves as a resource on community standards matters for students, faculty and staff.

Serves as a member of the student conduct team.

Assist in the development of student conduct/community standards publication materials.

Develop outside funding sources to supplement resources.


Perform other duties as required.


Personal computers and printers; word processing, database management and spreadsheet software. Maxient conduct software system.

Required QualificationsREQUIRED:

1. Master’s degree in college student personnel or higher education or related field.

2. Minimum three years of professional experience in a college setting doing one or more of the following: presenting programs or teaching classes, advising student groups, supporting student development or working with commuter student populations.

3. Demonstrated knowledge of issues between universities and towns and students’ off-campus living issues.

4. Demonstrated attention to detail.

5. Demonstrated collaborative work style.

6. Demonstrated experience with evaluation and assessment.

7. Demonstrated experience with Maxient conduct software systems.

8. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.

9. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

10. Demonstrated supervisory experience.

11. Demonstrated ability to interpret institutional policies, plans, objectives, rules, and regulations, and to communicate the interpretation to others.

12. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

Preferred QualificationsPREFERRED:

1. Minimum one year professional or graduate experience working in student conduct (advising boards, serving as a hearing officer, assigning sanctions, mediating disputes).

2. Demonstrated experience with conflict resolution or mediation.

3. Demonstrated experience conducting education and outreach regarding rights and responsibilities.

4. Demonstrated experience with website design and management.

5. Demonstrated experience working on town/university issues.

6. Demonstrated general knowledge of Title IX, Campus Save Act and Clery Act as they relate to sexual assault investigations on college campuses.



Environmental ConditionsThe incumbent is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Posting Date 01/11/2024

Closing Date 

Special Instructions to Applicants 

Please attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:

(#1) Cover letter.

(#2) Resume.

(#3) Other Document – References – the names and contact information of three professional references. (Note: this document is required even though references may be listed on the application).

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