Under the direction of the Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Chief Judicial Officer will provide oversight of DCCC student conduct policies and procedures and Campus Security. This position will conduct case investigations and hearings pertinent to the Student or Visitor Codes of Conduct, trains and administers judicial committees, manages campus safety initiatives, handles student crises, and makes referrals to appropriate resources both on and off campus.
Job Responsibilities -
- To understand and commit to the Mission of the College ~ “DCCC will provide opportunities for high quality learning and will enhance community and personal development in a student centered environment.”
- Manages and oversees all facets of the daily operations of the organizational unit, ensuring compliance with College policies and regulations.
- Develops and establishes policies and objectives consistent with those of the College to ensure efficient operation of the department.
- Acts as a liaison to DCCC staff, faculty, deans, and students for guidance on college policies and processes.
- Coordinates and delivers trainings, workshops, academic integrity presentations and follows up as appropriate.
- Coordinates the College’s Student and Visitor Discipline Process; conducts hearings for students and/or organizations who have allegedly violated Codes of Conduct.
- Coordinates student disciplinary actions with College offices, such as, Residence Life, Academic Deans, College Counsel, and/or Campus Security.
- Sanctions students that have been referred to the Conduct Review Board and conducts educational conferences with student advisors/counselors.
- Handles student crises and emergencies, to include referrals to appropriate medical and/or mental health professionals.
- Provides information about Student Grievance procedure, issues no-contact directives to students.
- Makes recommendations for interventions and education for students regarding social media, copyright issues, and other current student conduct issues.
- Evaluates and recommends improvements for policies, procedures, educational opportunities, and issues of campus safety, tobacco, and alcohol and substance for campus programs and events.
- Provides campus safety initiatives and programs for students, staff, and faculty (including the branch campuses) through educational presentations and coordinating with Campus Security.
- Ensure the compliance of College security policies on a daily basis in cooperation with Campus Security Director.
- Coordinate the campus Early Alert Program.Administer requirements regarding Academic Probation and Suspension.
- Maintain appropriate documentation regarding contacts with students.
- Provide appropriate referrals regarding community based resources.
- Maintain confidentiality with regards to communications/conversations with student concerning problems, issues, or concerns.
- Other related duties as assigned by the Executive Vice President.
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- Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Psychology or related area.
- Minimum of two years of similar or related experience.
- In-depth knowledge of DCCC Code of Conduct, procedures, policies, mandates and regulations.
- Proficient in the use of technology.
- Ability to conduct investigations and hearings.
- Knowledge of crisis intervention and advocacy principles and practices.
- Ability to work with highly complex and difficult student and visitor situations.
- Ability to establish and implement short-and-long range department, goals, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates program effectiveness; effects changes required for improvement.
- Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
- Ability to provide legal depositions and testimony.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff and parents, as well as a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
- Ability to manage and monitor budgets and fiscal strategies.
- Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Proven ability to work with diverse populations including traditional and non-traditional students
- A valid driver’s license.
- Master’s Degree
- Experience working in higher education
- Bilingual skills in English/Spanish helpful but not required.
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Applications accepted until position is filled.
Application package consists of a completed DCCC application, resume, cover letter, unofficial copies of transcripts (if applicable).
For more information, contact:
Dodge City Community College
2501 N. 14th Avenue
Dodge City, KS 67801-2399