The Office of Student Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is looking for a new team member who is an enthusiastic, intelligent professional who values interaction with students and enjoys opportunities to collaborate with faculty and staff on important initiatives that fulfill the University’s and department’s mission. The Coordinator of Judicial Affairs/Residential Student Development is the primary individual responsible for ensuring due process with respect to judicial hearings in student disciplinary matters, including proper intake of judicial complaints, the correct and timely functioning of the hearing process, and the selection, training, and supervision of the Judicial Boards. Coinciding, this individual is responsible for administering the judicial hearing process, recommending sanctions as appropriate in all judicial cases, overseeing the appeals process, maintaining judicial files, and ensuring compliance with FERPA regulations. Ancillary responsibilities to this facet of the overall position include successful implementation of a comprehensive alcohol education program and the coordination of the yearly production of the Student Handbook. This individual is also responsible for the development and management of residence hall leadership and diversity initiatives. To this end, the successful candidate will be responsible for creating innovative means through which to integrate leadership into the residence hall environment, establish and manage a leadership resource center, establish a greater understanding, respect, and appreciation for issues of diversity, and foster collaborative relationships with faculty.
Minimum knowledge/education/experience - Master's degree in higher education, counseling, or related field. Additionally, 2-5 years post-Master's experience is desired, with experience in judicial affairs highly preferred.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full University benefits.
To be considered for the position, please send a resume, contact information for three professional references, and cover letter that addresses both one’s approach to managing a student conduct system and to educating students on issues of citizenship and personal responsibility to:
Campus Director of Human Resources
261 Blackington Hall
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Johnstown, PA 15904
Materials will be reviewed until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received on or before August 15, 2008.