Loyola University Maryland

Student Life

Associate Director of Student Life for Student Conduct

This position is currently filled.  Please keep an eye out for future openings.

The Associate Director of Student Life for Student Conduct is responsible for the oversight and administration of the University student conduct system. The Associate Director also provides direct supervision to three Assistant Directors, serves as a senior member of the on-call system, and, with the Director and peer Associate Directors, provides leadership and vision for the Office of Student Life in order to enhance the comprehensive development of students’ residential experience at Loyola. The Associate Director reports directly to the Director of Student Life.

Overseeing the University student conduct system, the Associate’s responsibilities include selecting and training hearing officers, assigning charges for administrative hearings, adjudicating high level cases including cases of sexual misconduct, serving as a Title IX investigator and advisor, and management of the student conduct database software. The Associate Director also provides support for compliance and produces detailed reports about the student conduct process. Because the Associate Director is part of a larger Student Life team, this position also provides a unique opportunity to develop skills in high-level crisis response, staff supervision, residential education, and housing operations.  In addition to supervising one Assistant Director for Student Conduct, this position also directly supervises two live-in Assistant Directors who are responsible for the day-to-day management of combined residential areas consisting of six Graduate Residence Coordinators (GRCs), 29 Resident Assistants (RAs) and 1,200 residents.  On a small, collaborative campus Associates may also be involved in campus-wide initiatives including serving as a Messina mentor – Loyola’s living learning initiative. Loyola University Maryland is a growing and supportive environment that enables practitioners to be creative in addressing a wide array of issues within a collaborative team-based atmosphere. We are seeking colleagues whose professional philosophies align with our dedication to the development of the whole person and the Jesuit values of inclusion, justice, community, and a constant challenge to improve.

Primary Job Responsibilities

Oversee the administration of the University student conduct system
  • Oversee revisions and production of Community Standards 
  • Adjudicate and manage caseload of high-level cases including hearing appeals and adjudicating cases of sexual misconduct
  • Partner with Campus Police to assist in the coordination of investigations 
  • With Assistant Director, train all hearing officers including administrators, faculty, GRCs, and students
Provide support for compliance and emergency preparedness
  • Maintain all conduct data through the student conduct database software providing training to various stakeholders 
  • Provide data and reports as required by the Clery Act, Title IX, and various campus processes
Supervise and develop the Assistant Director Team
  • Directly supervise one Assistant Director for Student Conduct who is responsible for Off-Campus Relations and the undergraduate Peer Conduct Board
  • Directly supervise two live-in Assistant Directors providing guidance related to crisis response, community development, staff dynamics, and housing operations
  • Lead and participate in student staff and professional staff training and meetings
Serve as a member of the Student Life leadership team
  • Serve in the senior level on-call rotation for campus-wide emergencies potentially responding to emergencies in all areas of residential living.  During rotation, must be within 30 minutes of campus if response needed 
  • Communicate regularly with peer Associates and Director to discuss office needs, strategic planning, and office processes
  • Support both the departmental and divisional goals focused on diversity and inclusion


  • Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling in Student Affairs or a related field
  • 3-5 years of post-Master’s professional experience with direct experience adjudicating suspension/expulsion level conduct
  • 1-3 years of residence life and on-call crisis response experience
  • Demonstrated ability to support and advocate for underrepresented students as well as utilizing a social justice lens in the development of student conduct procedures, sanctioning, and hearing officer training.  
  • Experience supervising professional staff 
  • Availability during night and weekend hours

How to Apply

For more information, please contact Tim Cherney, Associate Director of Student Life, at tdcherney@loyola.edu

Loyola University Maryland welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to its educational mission. Loyola is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, seeking applications from underrepresented groups. Additional information is available at www.loyola.edu.

This position is currently filled.  Please keep an eye out for future openings.


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For more information about the search process, please contact Tim Cherney at 410-617-2488 or tdcherney@loyola.edu.