Assistant Dean of Academic Advising and Student Support Services

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 06, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Gettysburg College invites applications for the position of Assistant Dean of Academic Advising and Student Support Services. This a full-time academic administrative position reporting to the Dean of Academic Advising and Student Support Services. The Assistant Dean has a range of responsibilities focusing on supporting the educational goals and needs of students. This person will work in a team environment to ensure programming, disability services, academic success initiatives, and other activities are soundly executed and supported in alignment with Gettysburg College’s strategic plan.

At Gettysburg, faculty members are front-line advisors. Professional advising staff provide critical support to the advising and student support enterprise, including working collaboratively with faculty advisors, oversight of student accommodations, working with at-risk students, supporting college-wide retention efforts, frequent interaction with students, and supporting the Gettysburg Honor Code. In addition to providing advising and registration support to assigned student group(s) through the class dean program, the assistant dean will help develop, support, and coordinate programming for students with disabilities. Preference will be given to candidates with some management or supervisory experience, a commitment to working closely with students, strong communication, interpersonal, collaboration, and organizational skills.

Qualifications: Candidates should have a master’s degree; one year of managerial or supervisory experience and some experience in disabilities services are highly preferred. Successful candidates will have demonstrated experience in advising at the college level, a track record of development and delivery of student support services, and proficiency with student information systems. Gettysburg College seeks candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members. Experience with learning-centered strategies through teaching and advising in a college or university with a liberal arts curriculum is a plus. The successful candidate will join an office committed to both student success and support:  

Application Details: Applicants should apply online: 

A cover letter that addresses the candidate’s qualifications and curriculum vitae must be submitted.  Application materials must be received by February 26, 2021.

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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