Dean of Students
REPORTS TO: Vice President of Student Affairs (VPSA)
FLSA Status: Exempt
This position provides overall leadership and management for a portfolio of Student Affairs departments. The Dean of Students is responsible for overseeing Athletics, Student Life, Counseling, and Special Populations.
The Dean is responsible for administering College policies and procedures regarding students’ rights and responsibilities and will serve as a deputy Title IX Coordinator. This position will manage judicial affairs, including student conduct, behavioral evaluation, and ADA compliance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Supervises and evaluates direct reports.
- Collaborates with faculty and academic support staff to improve student retention.
- Directs the student judicial process including student conduct, behavioral evaluation, and ADA compliance.
- Serves as a deputy Title IX Coordinator.
- Develops and maintains policies and procedures related to student affairs.
- Develops, prepares, and manages budgets.
- Spearheads efforts to support academically at-risk or in jeopardy students.
- Spearheads efforts to support high-achieving students.
- Creates and assesses effectiveness of student’s pathways.
- Establishes relationships with internal and external constituents to improve the student experience.
- Serves a leadership role on various college committees.
- Assists with strategic enrollment management, achieving the dream, and middle states initiatives.
- Assists all departments in the Student Affairs Division as needed.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
- Master’s Degree required.
- Three (3) to five (5) years of management experience.
- Three (3) to five (5) years of higher education experience. Community College experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Working knowledge of College policies and procedures.
- Ability to operate a PC and related software.
- Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
- Ability to provide leadership, supervision, and budget management.
- Experience in analyzing and using data.
- Must promote positive communications and image for the College.
- Must work to address issues and make decisions individually and collaboratively.
- Ability to solve problems and adopt an effective course of action.
- Ability to interpret laws, rules and regulations regarding student and judicial affairs.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include but not limited to close vision and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions including but not limited to exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Community College of Beaver County is an EEO employer and does not discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran’s status, age, or national origin. Women, Minorities and Veterans are encouraged to apply.