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First Year Experience/Academic Integrity Officer

Date: November, 2011
Reports to (Job Title): Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies
Jobs Reporting (Job Titles): None
Location: Main Campus

Primary Purpose

Accountable for the development, implementation and reporting of First Year Academic Experience, including Orientation. Also accountable for the implementation of academic integrity within the Faculty.

Key Accountabilities:

1.Coordinate and implement the Faculty’s First Year Experience program:

2. Provide research and operational support to the Directors of First Year Studies to meet student engagement objectives. Such support may include, but is not limited to:

3. Investigate, enforce, and report academic discipline cases. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

4. Communication/Education to advise/engage faculty and staff member

Position Requirements


Bachelor's degree with coursework in Mathematics, Computer Science, or Law,


Extensive administrative experience in a post-secondary environment. Demonstrated experience in a student team leadership role. Experience handling discipline at post-secondary level. Ability to use statistics to analyze ad hoc problems. Some experience working with volunteers is an asset.


MS Word Excel PowerPoint Other
Intermediate Advanced Basic

Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel including features such as databases and pivot tables

Basic experience using a database including entering data and generating reports

Familiarity with automated detection software and proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.


Nature and Scope

Interpersonal Skills:

Internally, makes contacts with partner or potential partner organizations to obtain action, reach agreement and negotiate

Externally, makes contacts with students to promote, justify or settle highly sensitive matters

Level of Responsibility:

Manage a faculty-wide function or process that is specialized but has no direct reports

Decision-Making Authority:

Physical and Sensory Demands:

Working Environment:


Working Hours:
Regular working hours; occasional early evening hours required for meetings with students or hearings

Physical risks:
Minimal risk of student reacting negatively to a disciplinary action.

Psychological risks:
Exposure to disagreeable conditions of students under investigation and/or having received disciplinary action.