Dean of Students

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Employer
Northland College
Location
Ashland County, WI
Posted
Jul 30, 2021
Closes
Aug 04, 2021
Ref
2330807594
Sector
Other
Organization Type
Corporate
Dean of Students

The dean of students is an experienced, innovative, and student-centered leader who works collaboratively with students, staff, and faculty to foster a healthy and vibrant living and learning community that inspires students to be engaged global citizens.
Responsibilities and Qualifications
Key Responsibilities

Leadership/Supervision
  • Provide leadership, supervision, strategic direction and mentorship to all personnel within the division: residential life, counseling, health services, diversity & inclusion, and student welfare
  • Provide oversight and coordination of student affairs policies, procedures, and emergency protocols involving students; advise president, Administrative Council, staff, and faculty on appropriate actions to ensure student safety and well-being
  • Act in a primary critical incident response capacity to emergency/crisis situations as needed, and serve as the team contact liaison to address student and/or student's family needs
  • Provide oversight of work within the student affairs staff, student groups, and other members of the College community in developing co-curricular programming that supports students' overall well-being
  • Encourage student behavior that supports intellectual, emotional, identity, ethical, and professional development
  • Promote a student culture of mutual respect, care and taking responsibility for one's choices and actions
  • Provide oversight for maintaining a developmentally appropriate and accountable student judicial system that upholds community values, address individual and group behaviors, and educate students regarding institutional policies and their rights on campus
  • Manage information about the student judicial process and supervise all regulatory compliance, including statistical reports and revisions to the Code of Student Conduct
  • Serve in a primary leadership capacity for student persistence and the development and oversight of an institutional retention plan
  • Engage effectively with partner vendors providing campus safety and food services

Collaboration
  • Serves as a member of Administrative Council, the institution's senior leadership team
  • In partnership with the athletics director, serve on the academic and student affairs committee to the Board of Trustees
  • Serve as a member of the Risk and Crisis Management Team
  • Serve in a leadership and partnership capacity in actively supporting and engaging in the College's commitment to and initiatives in sustainability
  • Serve in an advisory capacity to the Northland College Student Association
  • Serve in a liaison capacity with various community leaders including law enforcement, local and regional governments, and community service organizations

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience
  • Master's degree in college student personnel, educational leadership, counseling, or related field required; PhD preferred
  • A minimum of five years of experience demonstrating progressive levels of responsibilities, professional experience, and leadership in student affairs

Administration
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience in student development and enrollment theories, best practices, and strategies
  • Knowledge of and experience with programs and initiatives that enhance and integrate the relationship between academic and student affairs
  • Experience in budget development and management, assessment plans and methodologies in student affairs, strategic planning, excellent client service, and continuous quality improvement practices
  • Experience serving in a director's level or higher position in a student affairs area along with strong professional staff supervision and management
  • Possess excellent problem-solving, decision-making, and time management skills; ability to effectively resolve issues and problems while meeting deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Ability to develop, disseminate, interpret, and enforce campus policies and regulations
  • Ability to promote a campus climate respectful of inclusion, diversity, and multiculturalism

Communication
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, with abilities to effectively work with all campus constituencies and the greater public
  • Ability to effectively counsel and advise students
The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Dean of Students, Location: Ashland, WI - 54806

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