Assistant Dean, Student Conduct

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Job Description

The Division of Student Services at the University of Nevada, Reno is seeking for an Assistant Dean, Student Conduct.

The Assistant Dean, Student Conduct is responsible for handling conduct complaints brought against students by faculty, staff, or other students. The Assistant Dean investigates cases, gathers evidence, and makes a determination on whether charges will be brought against the student.  The Assistant Dean, in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct makes findings and determinations on sanctions for student found in violation of the Student Code of Conduct.  The Assistant Dean will consider applicable policies of the Nevada System of Higher Education and the University of Nevada, Reno in review of student behaviors. The Assistant Dean serves as the leader in working with University, local, and state agencies on devising joint programs and services to enhance the University’s Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Intervention, Education and Treatment Services for students, including preparing grant proposals for these programs and services. The incumbent supervises all grant-funded and state funded staff for the AOD programs and the student conduct function.  The Assistant Dean is a member of the Student Intervention Team led by the Dean of Students.  The Assistant Dean also serves as a member of other campus-wide committees, including the Title IX Coalition, the Academic Standards Committee, and The Drug, Education, Intervention, Testing and Treatment Program for athletics, as well as any other applicable committees.

The University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s historic land-grant institution of higher education and is one of eight institutions of higher education governed by the Nevada System of Higher Education. With a growing and increasingly diverse student enrollment approaching 22,000, including 37% being comprised of traditionally underrepresented populations. The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. The University provides a comprehensive selection of degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level. Recently recognized as an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), the university is also recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. The vision of the Division of Student Services is to help every member of our learning community succeed. To learn more about the Division of Student Services please visit our website:

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and five years of related professional experience, OR

Master’s Degree from an accredited institution and three years of related professional experience.

Relevant Experience: Student advisement and conduct, Title IX compliance.


Schedule or Travel Requirements

Local travel

Variable hours


Preferred Qualifications

Experience in Higher Education


Required Attachment(s)

Attach the following attachments to the Resume/CV section of your application. The system will accept multiple attachments to this section of the application up to 5MB.  Please contact, the day you apply, if assistance is needed with attachments.


-Cover Letter

-Contact Information for Three Professional References

Posting Close Time

This posting will close at 12:00 am on the date listed below. The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 pm the day prior.

Posting Close Date


Note to Applicant

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Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.