The Specialist-Advisor, Dean of Students Office, supports student success by ensuring a civil and inclusive learning environment based on academic and personal integrity. This office seeks an individual who will advise and support students on Academic Integrity and proper academic conduct; address reports of Academic Integrity; engage in all Dean of Student Office functions.
Oversight for Academic Integrity:
Students: Serve as a primary point of contact for students, faculty, and academic staff on matters of academic integrity. Advise students on process, policies, implications, and campus and community resources.
Academic Integrity Reports: Reviewing, addressing, and adjudicating Academic Dishonesty Reports. Managing and advising hearing boards and appeals processes including academic grievance appeals.
Educational Sanctioning: Create, administer, monitor, refine, enforce, and report. Curriculum development, learning outcomes, and instruction for Academic Integrity course.
Education and Outreach: Faculty Development – Academic Advancement, colleges and departments (deans, chairs, directors), International Student Services, Academic Advisors; Resources for parents and families.
Develop and support Student Success Initiatives for retention and degree completion.
Data management, assessment, and reporting; Benchmarking, policy development and review, and significant web presence.
Additional support for Dean of Student Office functions in regard to conduct and withdrawals include:
Meeting with students (individual, groups) to assess needs, help develop strategies for problem-solving, provide referrals, and connect students with campus and community resources.
Serve, as needed, as Conduct Officer, Advise hearing boards; Support students pursuing withdrawals after the drop deadline. Advise students on process, policies, implications, and campus and community resources.
Participate on University Committees and attend events; Represent DoSO in advancing institution and community
Education for Students (e.g. new student orientation, residence halls, and student organizations) and Faculty (e.g. faculty orientation, ongoing training/development, department outreach); Campus and Community outreach
Systematic data collection and reporting; policy development and review; ongoing records and file maintenance; Dean’s Certification or Conduct Clearance forms
Other duties as assigned
Masters -Education, Leadership, Counseling, Socia
Master's Degree in Education, Leadership, Counseling, Social Work, Public Admin, Community Services; Law or related fields.
Minimum of 3 years experience in higher education student conduct academic integrity, academic support, college teaching, or related fields.
Advanced degree equivalent to a Doctorate in Education
Five or more years work experience with post-secondary academic integrity, student conduct, or academic affairs administration
Required Application Materials
CV and Cover Letter
Review of Applications Begins On
The Dean of Students Office supports student success by ensuring a civil and inclusive learning environment based on academic and personal integrity. All community members have a responsibility for establishing, maintaining, and fostering a commitment to our shared values, ethical decision-making, and personal and collective excellence. The Dean of Students Office supports personal and community accountability and addresses conduct inconsistent with the Spartan Code of Honor with honesty, respect, and fairness.
Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.
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About Michigan State University
Spartans work every day to advance the common good in uncommon ways.Together, we tackle some of the world?s toughest problems to find solutions that make life better?from alternative energy to better food safety to breakthrough medical and environmental applications achieved through rare isotope research.We teach. We explore and we discover. We collaborate and lead. We innovate, inspire, and empower. We achieve our potential and create circumstances that help our students and others achieve theirs.We're good at it, and we've been at it for more than 150 years.The nation?s pioneer land-grant university, MSU began as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. The revolutionary concept became a model for the nation.Today, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world?on one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation. Home to nationally ranked and recognized academic, residential college, and service-learning programs, we?re a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.In ways both practical and profound, we work to create a stronger, more sustainable, and more hopeful future for all.