Dean of Student Services
POSITION AVAILABLE: Immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. This is a full-time position.
SALARY/RANK: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
QUALIFICATIONS An earned doctorate is desirable, with a master’s degree being required. Five years increasingly responsible management and supervisory experience in one or more areas of student services or areas related to student services, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated knowledge of student development theory and programs, student due process policies/procedures and an understanding of the current issues and trends in Student Affairs and Student Development. Excellent communication skills; both oral and written. The candidate should be committed both personally and professionally to the mission and purpose of Christian higher education.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Dean of Student Services assists the Provost in managing the responsibilities of the Student Services division, providing leadership and ensuring that the University offers a comprehensive array of student services and student development programs, therefore playing a leadership role in setting and maintaining standards conducive to the academic, personal and professional growth and development of students. In the absence of the Provost, the Dean of Student Services serves as the chief student services officer. The Dean of Student Services has responsibility for providing leadership, management, and supervision for student services programs, student services personnel, counseling services, residence life programming and services, student health services, physical fitness and recreation, judicial affairs, and student government.
THE UNIVERSITY: Waynesburg University is a Christian higher education institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs both on the Waynesburg Campus and in adult centers in the Pittsburgh region. Directed by its Christian values, the University provides opportunities for scholarship, leadership and service to all of our students through an academic foundation for life-long learning and compassionate contribution to others. Special care is taken to employ people who embody the values and perspectives of the institution in their teaching, their personal lives, and their relationships with students. Serving more than 2,300 students, the University is a member of the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities (APCU). For further information on these organizations, please refer to their respective web pages.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Candidates must submit a resume/cv, letter of interest, along with a written statement that articulates how the candidate intends to demonstrate his/her Christian faith through the Mission of the University, his/her professional responsibilities, relationships and the mentoring of students. Also include names/addresses/phone numbers of five references. Include transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable initially).
Human Resources Office
51 West College Street
Waynesburg, PA 15370
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