Student Life consists of three interconnected departments that help students engage, belong, and succeed during their time at NYIT and beyond. The departments within Student Life consist of the Office of the Dean of Students, the Office of Residence Life, and the Office of Student Engagement. Student Life is led by the Dean of Students of the New York campuses and is a unit of Student Affairs reporting to the Office of the Provost in Academic Affairs.
Student Life provides transformative learning and engagement experiences for all students across the New York campuses and has placed a renewed emphasis on Student Success, Student Engagement and Student Inclusion.
This position will report to the Dean of Students with functionary supervisory responsibilities delegated to the Associate Deans of Students. This position will assist with the management of Students of Concern case intervention and resolution, administration of student conduct processes and be responsible for the investigation and adjudication of alleged violations of the Student Code of Conduct. This role provides guidance regarding values and standards which integrate students’ rights, responsibilities, and expectations to foster a healthy, safe and inclusive learning environment.
The position will, under limited supervision, manage Student of Concern cases and bring each case to resolution by engaging and supporting students while working with faculty, department chairs, academic deans and/or student service units. Additionally, this position will manage Student Conduct processes namely receiving and investigating reports of alleged violations of the NYIT Student Code of Conduct and will perform or oversee investigations, and adjudicate cases in accordance with the student handbook procedures. Confidential record keeping and interfacing with a myriad of constituents (students, families, lawyers, faculty, counselors, administrators and police officers) will occur on a regular basis.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit the following with your online application:
• A cover letter in which you clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and requirements outlined in the job announcement.
• A resume of your educational and professional work experience.
• At least three professional references listed on the employment application, one of which should be current supervisor (or most recent supervisor if not currently employed). Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.
• Answers to the following supplemental questions. Note: these answers will also be assessed as a writing sample.
1. Describe a student of concern case that you managed that was particularly challenging. Explain what made it challenging, how you handled it, and what you learned from it. (max: 2 pages)
2. Please briefly describe your experience with processing adjudicating Student Conduct cases. (max: 1 page)
3. Describe your experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and/or those in stressful or traumatic situations. Please identify and discuss at least two key issues to pay attention to when working with these populations. (max: 2 pages)
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