Asst. Dean of Students
Company: University of California - Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 17, 2020
STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICER IV
Asst. Dean of Students
$4,842 - $9,591 monthly
Department Website URL:
Job Summary Statement:
Under the general direction of the Director, adjudicates matters
referred for disciplinary action and mediates campus-related
disputes; counsels and makes referrals for students with
grievances; researches and drafts recommendations for policies and
procedures related to student conduct-related matters; develops and
presents to the University community educational programs on
student conduct-related issues; and serves on various campus-wide
committees. Supports the Office of the Dean of Students in managing
responses to Bias incidents when individual student(s) is the named
complainant, supports the Grievance procedures that the Office of
the Dean of Students manages, including procedures that outline
responses to grievances of violations of privacy protections,
university debts, and discrimination beyond disability when another
University office does not have jurisdiction.
Percentage of Time:
QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION
1. Demonstrated skill and professional experience administering and
adjudicating undergraduate and graduate student conduct matters,
and Demonstrated skill implementing judicial processes with
fairness and impartiality. Detailed knowledge of due process
requirements in student discipline matters, and demonstrated
experience implementing due process in disciplinary procedures.
2. Demonstrated detailed knowledge of, and experience implementing,
federal and state laws pertaining to students in higher education,
including Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
(FERPA), Clery Act, and Title IX, as well as the Office of Civil
Rights' Dear Colleagues Letter. Detailed knowledge, and experience
implementing, the educational and legal aspects of sexual
harassment and sexual assault policies and procedures.
3. Detailed knowledge of University of California policies,
procedures, and regulations relating to student conduct and
discipline, student grievances, confidentiality of student records,
and organizational discipline.
4. Demonstrated skill counseling undergraduate and graduate
students on a one-to-one basis to resolve University-related
5. Detailed knowledge of dispute resolution alternatives, including
experience mediating between individuals. Demonstrated ability to
facilitate resolution of disputes between individuals/groups.
6. Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills, including
ability to analyze data, evaluate programs and procedures, and
7. Skill in reading and interpreting legal documents including
statutes and court opinions.
8. Demonstrated communication skills to interact effectively with
students, faculty, staff, and community members of diverse
cultural, social, political, and religious backgrounds and varied
age, gender, and sexual orientation, and to interact diplomatically
with the public when faced with demands or requests for action that
may violate federal or state law or University policy and
procedure. Demonstrated ability to maintain equanimity,
sensitivity, and judgment in the face of resistance, indifference
or hostility during confrontations.
9. Strong verbal communication skills including listening skills,
and speaking clearly and distinctly using appropriate vocabulary
and grammar to obtain and convey information to individuals at
various organizational levels. Demonstrated ability to speak
formally and informally and make prepared and extemporaneous
presentations to individuals and groups in order to provide
information, explain procedures, investigate facts, and persuade
10. Strong written communication skills including ability to
compose clear, grammatically correct, well-constructed
correspondence, reports, and informational materials. Demonstrated
ability to research and write analytical reports.
11. Demonstrated skill in working independently and following
through on assignments with minimal direction. Outstanding
organizational skills, including ability to set priorities which
accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities
and carry out multiple assignments in a timely fashion when there
are changing workloads, competing requirements and deadlines, heavy
workloads, and changing assignments. Demonstrated ability to take
thoughtful action where answers to a problem are not readily
12. Skill and experience in negotiating and exchanging ideas,
information, and opinions with others to formulate policies and
programs and arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions, and
13. Demonstrated ability to effectively plan, administer,
coordinate, and present a variety of concurrent and ongoing
activities and educational and informational programs appropriate
to a diverse university-wide audience.
14. Working knowledge of microcomputer applications in a local area
network, including word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation,
database, and electronic mail applications, in order to perform all
administrative responsibilities associated with the position.
15. Advanced degree in Law, Student Affairs, Educational
Leadership, Counseling, or related field; or equivalent combination
of education and experience.
ADDITIONAL POSTING INFORMATION
External Posting Date:
Quicklink To Posting:
This is a contract position. Initial term not less than one year.
Eligible for renewal up to 4 years.
THE TARGET SALARY RANGE FOR THIS POSITION IS BETWEEN THE POSTED
MINIMUM AND $5,553 MONTHLY.
Number of Positions:
SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT DESIGNATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS PER UC POLICY
Conflict of Interest:
Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or
other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination
policy. UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy
Please be advised that the final candidate recommended for hire
into a critical (or otherwise designated) position will be required
to successfully complete a background investigation. Any
convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate
to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a
conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant
from being considered for employment.
UCLA is a Tobacco-Free environment. For more information, please
view the policy at Tobacco-Free Campus Policy
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