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  • Posted: Jun 7, 2023
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    The institution was conceived as Africa’s first Development University. Its mission is to pioneer service learning and build leaders who will be prepared to tackle societal concerns. Located in Yola, Adamawa State, the University is a world-class career-oriented institution missioned to be an agent of change in the development of the region. AUN has a ...
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    Director, Student Judicial Affairs/Academic Integrity

    Under the supervision of the Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Student Affairs, this position is responsible for administering the student conduct and academic integrity system and adjudicating alleged violations of conduct policies by University students and student organizations in a fair and timely manner. 

    The Director of Student Judicial Affairs/Academic Integrity is charged with providing comprehensive leadership, management and vision for the Office of Student Judicial Affairs.  S/he will set the tone and direction for this position, developing and revising conduct codes, adjudication systems and related procedures. 

    The Director is a participant in developing an educational climate supportive of the mission of the University. Responsibilities center on fostering an environment that encourages sensible conduct choices and personal and educational integrity as values of the institution. This is accomplished through positive educational programs that encourage appropriate behavior as well as through enforcement systems that respond to violations of behavioral standards for the University community.


    • Provide comprehensive leadership, management and vision for the Office of Student Judicial Affairs. Develop and administer an effective program of student conduct and associated judicial affairs
    • Assess effectiveness of current practice. Update, develop and implement comprehensive student conduct process that is aligned with national standards, best practices and current law. The director proactively creates positive learning outcomes as well as reinforces community standards through the adjudication process.
    • Accept, evaluate, investigate, adjudicate and set appropriate sanctions (up to and including expulsion) for cases of student misconduct in strict accordance with appropriate University policies and processes.
    • Serve as the Hearing Officer for possible referrals involving student organizations, coordinating investigations of alleged misconduct by students and student organizations; facilitate communication with student organization leadership, and the Vice President for Student Life and Dean Student Affairs regarding conduct issues.
    • Refer and present cases to the Student Disciplinary Panel for adjudication.
    • Refer and present cases to the Academic Integrity Council for Adjudication.
    • As appropriate, collaborates with the Chief Security Officer, Director of Residence Life, Student Housing Coordinator, Student Counseling Center, Provost, Deans, faculty and others in addressing alleged student misconduct and academic infractions.
    • Maintain records and files of disciplinary cases in keeping with applicable University Policies.
    • Conduct regular follow-up with all student violators who have not completed assigned sanctions, and place further sanctions when appropriate.
    • Input, maintain, and update information regarding cases and inquiries in respective databases.
    • Meet with students upon completion of their assigned sanctions, to ensure that the judicial process was administered fairly, to gauge student satisfaction and to provide support for continued personal development.
    • Provide support to residence life staff in managing the non-academic judicial process
    • Provide outreach, training, and education to all campus constituencies regarding policies, ethics, and risk management.
    • Represent the Office of Judicial Affairs at campus-wide forums, presentations, and training sessions.
    • Promote, coordinate, and present programs that encourage community development and enhance appreciation for responsible behavior and good citizenship.
    • Assist students, professional staff, faculty and parents/guardians by educating them on the student judicial process, Student Conduct Code, Student Integrity Code and the University’s philosophy of student success.
    • Refer students to the appropriate resources to address concerns in all areas.
    • Serve on University committees, task forces and work groups as assigned by the Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Student Affairs
    • Perform other duties as assigned


    • Master’s Degree in student personnel, higher education or related field
    • Student affairs professional with three-five years progressively responsible administrative experience, including significant leadership experience in student affairs
    • The successful candidate will be a seasoned student life professional with direct experience in student conduct and student behavior management
    • Ability to undertake self-directed tasks when necessary.
    • Must have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and be willing to work with diverse individuals.
    • Capacity to prioritize by assessing situations to determine urgency;
    • Ability to make clear, timely decisions.

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