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24 May 2016

Full-Time Associate Director – Office of Student Ethics

Indiana University Bloomington – Posted by SACJobs Bloomington, Indiana, United States

Job Description

The Associate Director for Sexual Misconduct Cases is responsible for the following:

Case Management of sexual misconduct cases reported to the university and under the jurisdiction of the Office of Student Ethics (OSE). This includes, but is not limited to: working in direct partnership with the University’s Office of Student Welfare & Title IX (and the University Title IX Coordinator), as well as campus partners both within and outside of the Division of Student Affairs. Ensures the administration of applicable campus policies and procedures including the University’s Sexual Misconduct Policy; and develops and implements education and training initiatives.

Oversees all sexual misconduct case management to ensure a timely process from intake to adjudication and appeals process; and investigates allegations of sexual misconduct. Manages complex cases; implements interim measures; and coordinates with other departments and stakeholders. Plans and conducts educational and outreach efforts; assesses outcomes and goals related to sexual misconduct case management and educational outreach; and completes other related responsibilities.

Supervises Sexual Misconduct Investigators; one Assistant Director in OSE, and two full-time coordinators, who will serve as the primary Title IX/Sexual Misconduct investigators for OSE and the campus.

Serves as one of the primary Sexual Misconduct/Title IX investigators; and utilizes relevant theory, literature, research, and best practices to manage and investigate matters involving sexual misconduct. Relevant knowledge areas include, but are not limited to: Title IX, Violence Against Women Act, Clery Act, other applicable Civil Rights laws and regulations and state laws, student welfare, safety and security, student development, cultural competence, ethical development, social identity development, leadership development, community building, social justice, restorative justice, conflict resolution theory, motivational interviewing, and related theories of human motivation, change, and development.

Reviews complaints, conducts intake meetings, consults with key partners, interviews involved parties, and facilitates alternative resolution when appropriate, either through informal or formal mechanisms.

Provides training, in partnership within the Division of Student Affairs and IU’s Office of Student Welfare and Title IX, ongoing education and training for investigators, first responders, adjudicators (hearing panelists, panel chairs and appellate officers).

Serves as a leadership team member in the Office of Student Ethics, which oversees the areas of student sexual misconduct, personal misconduct and academic integrity.


REQUIRED: Advanced degree such as a Juris Doctor (JD) or Master’s degree in legal, student affairs, higher education administration, social work, conflict resolution, or related fields, five years of professional-level experience directly related to position and experience in investigating and responding to complaints of harassment, discrimination, and/or sexual misconduct.

Combination of related education and experience may be considered.

Well-versed in applicable university policy, federal and state law, including Title IX, the Clery Act, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and other applicable laws and regulations; and ability to investigate and respond to complaints of harassment, discrimination, and/or sexual misconduct. Excellent listening, communication and investigative skills, and the ability to treat all constituents with sensitivity and neutrality; and ability to manage multiple, on-going and complex caseload of Title IX-related incidents and complaints, and to manage sensitive and highly confidential information/communications. Knowledge of and experience in student development, student conflict resolution, social justice and inclusion; and demonstrated commitment to educationally focused conflict resolution techniques and programs. Ability to consult with others, set expectations and achieve results while contributing to the harmony of the team while exercising sound judgment and discretion

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal including a customer service orientation and ability to work effectively with colleagues and students from diverse populations (e.g. nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, ability, class, and other social identities) and cultivate partnerships with students, staff, and faculty. Strong organization and program design skills including demonstrated ability to establish priorities, exercise sound decision-making on relevant issues, and accomplish tasks autonomously and efficiently. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and student conduct software; and ability to take initiative and independently organize, prioritize, and perform detailed work under time constraints.

Must apply at:; posting #01364P

Indiana University is an equal employment and Affirmative Action Employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination at


Education: Master’s Degree Required
Work Experience: 4-6 Years

How to Apply

CONTACT / ADDITIONAL INFO Must apply at:; posting #01364P

Job Categories: Student Affairs and Services. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Associate Director and Student Ethics. Salaries: TBD - Based on Experience.


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