STUDENT JUDICIAL AFFAIRS OFFICER
WELLNESS AND ACCESSIBILITY
Reporting to the Manager of Wellness and Accessibility, the Student Judicial Affairs Officer collaborates within the Office of Student Judicial Affairs to support consistent interpretation and application of the Student Judicial Affairs Policy, which establishes four related procedures and entrenches “Student Rights and Responsibilities” for the College community. The Student Judicial Affairs Officer is also responsible for fielding general inquiries from students, staff, and faculty seeking information from the OSJA, and coordinating the intake of new cases within the Office of Student Judicial Affairs team.
The Student Judicial Affairs Officer is responsible for the business operations and the day-to-day operation of the Office as well as the Office’s progress through strategic and operational planning. The Student Judicial Affairs Officer regularly advises Program Chairs and Academic Deans on matters of academic integrity, classroom behavior, program regulations, and related pedagogical and procedural topics.
The overall contribution this position makes to the organization is to ensure that students, staff, and faculty are aware of, and are abiding by, Student Judicial Affairs Policy, and to prevent and fairly resolve disagreements of this type. This means that, in addition to overseeing the resolution of each individual file, this position is also responsible for finding opportunities to reduce the likelihood of future complaints by identifying and monitoring emerging trends and themes, and advising on new and existing college and departmental processes that impact student rights and responsibilities.
Manage and administer student case files that fall under the jurisdiction of the office
Ensure compliance with College’s Student Judicial Affairs Policy and procedures, applying sanctions in academic and non-academic misconduct, and coordinating disciplinary action with relevant offices and personnel
Advise students, staff, faculty, and senior administration with respect to their rights and responsibilities under OSJA Policy
Develop and implement process improvement by seeking internal efficiencies, aligning with best practices at other post-secondary institutions and the College’s strategic direction
Provide mediation, conflict coaching, and conflict analysis for the purpose of improving outcomes and preventing further conflict within the College community
Coordinate and run OSJA hearing panels: identify cases to go to panel, advise all parties on the process, train student and staff volunteers serving on OSJA hearing panels, draft and communicate decisions of the panel
Coordinate and deliver workshops and training
Undertake research and analysis for the purposes of building the College’s capacity to prevent and fairly resolve disputes, and to support the development of a culture of academic and non-academic integrity at the College
Teaching experience and/or 5-7 years in progressively more senior administration in a post-secondary setting
Experience providing support to faculty members in matters related to student plagiarism and cheating
Experience gathering evidence, analyzing results and providing rationale to support findings
Working knowledge of best practices in student judicial affairs
Ability to discuss sensitive or controversial information with discretion and tact with people from all levels of the organization, and from a variety of educational, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds
Ability to contribute to a team that fosters a cooperative work environment
Experience developing and delivering academic integrity educational programs and/or workshops in a post-secondary setting
SALARY: $71,850 to $93,298 per annum plus immediate participation in our pension and benefits program.
COMPETITION NUMBER: 2019-2462
CLOSING DATE: Open until suitable candidate is found
TO APPLY: If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply, please continue with this online process by uploading your resume and cover letter combined as one document
NOTE: Notification of receipt will be sent only to online applicants.Notification of receipt will only be made to on-line applicants. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted within 28 days.
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