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George Brown College

Student Conduct Advisor

Toronto, Canada

Competition Number: REQ 5915
TITLE: Student Conduct Advisor
DIVISION: Student Rights & Responsibilities
SALARY: Payband 9, $74,177 - $92,721 per year
LOCATION: 200 King St.E.
STATUS: Admin Contract
EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately - August 2025
CLOSING: May 31, 2024

Land Acknowledgement
George Brown College is located on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation and other Indigenous peoples who have lived here over time. We are grateful to share this land as treaty people who learn, work, and live in the community with each other.
Equity Statement
George Brown College is committed to creating and sustaining an equitable and inclusive learning and working environment. We encourage and actively seek applications from Indigenous, Black, racialized people, visible minorities, 2SLGBTQIA+ persons, all genders, and persons with disabilities.

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GBC Vision
To be a college renowned for its inclusion, excellence, relevance, impact, and leadership.
Position Description:

Under the direction and supervision of the Director, Student Rights & Responsibilities, this Advisor is responsible for the implementation of the College's Student Code of Conduct. The Advisor will work collaboratively with other departments at the College including Counselling & Student Well-being, Safety and Security, Athletics, Residence, and the Academic Centres to provide guidance on matters pertaining to student behaviour and community standards at the College. They will undertake investigations, provide case management support to students, and support the delivery of education and training across the College.

Key responsibilities:

  • Intake and investigation of informal/formal complaints under the Student Code of Conduct by faculty, staff, and students
    • Triage intakes, reviews complaints, and collates investigatory information.
    • Identifies, obtains, reviews, and analyzes all documentation and evidence relevant to the investigation.
    • Meets with the complainants and respondents where necessary to collect information regarding complaints; gathers necessary information to identify relevant issues.
  • Analysis and Report Writing
    • Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates all evidence and information collected during an investigation including identification and analysis of any legal/regulatory issues following guidelines as set out in the related policies and operating procedures.
    • Writes detailed, high-quality reports and correspondence setting out facts of a case cogently, objectively, and accurately based on a well-reasoned analysis and objective assessment of the evidence.
  • Case Management
    • Responsible for advising and informing complainants and/or respondents of the complaint process and coordinating appropriate dissemination of information regarding investigations and sanctions.
    • Participates in the Behavioral Intervention Team to track and respond to concerns regarding student behaviors.
  • Continuous Improvement and Strategic Engagement
    • Conducts research, and environmental scans and collects best practices in the development of educational, presentations, and promotional materials on matters pertinent to the Code of Conduct.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Master's degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in a relevant field (Social Work, Psychology, Criminology, Law, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and education).
  • Minimum of five years of experience working with highly diverse student populations.
  • Experience in investigations, case management, administrative law and processes, and mediation.
  • Knowledge of mental health resources and experience working with individuals experiencing mental health challenges.
  • Experience with risk assessment and safety planning.
  • Experience developing/drafting investigative plans, gathering evidence, interviewing, and report writing.
  • Demonstrated experience preparing high-quality, detailed investigation reports dealing with individual and systemic issues, including identifying and applying relevant legislation.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and electronic databases.
Skills and Attributes:

  • Advanced mediation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Solid analytical skills to assess the relevant evidence and exercise sound judgment, tact, and counselling skills.
  • Ability to understand and interpret policy and protocol.
  • Ability to exercise discretion regarding sensitive or confidential issues.
  • Broad leadership skills managing a diverse team of experienced individuals.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, teamwork, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to uphold the College's priorities on diversity and equity.

Please note that applications will not be reviewed until after the closing date.
Interview process may consist of a practical skills component.
  • The College requires proof of degrees, credentials, or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post-secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews or offer.
  • GBC employees, please use to apply via our internal site using your GBC credentials for consideration.
About Us:
George Brown College prides itself on educating students through real-world learning, in the heart of Toronto. Our faculty and employees make this vision a reality, and we support them by making George Brown a great place to work . See why we are consistently ranked as one of GTA's top employers .
Why work here?
George Brown College offers hybrid work opportunities, a competitive pension plan, generous holiday and vacation time, a tuition assistance program, discounted rates for employees taking Continuing Education courses, and an equitable work environment where everyone matters.
George Brown College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Candidates who require accommodation in the hiring process may contact confidentially.

Client-provided location(s): Toronto, ON, Canada
Job ID: george_brown-5915
Employment Type: Other