Community College of Philadelphia
Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a
work environment that attracts and retains talented and diverse
faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at
the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College.
We value and support a culturally diverse and intellectually
dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship.
Join us as we transition from our first 50 years into the next and
build upon a legacy that will impact the city of Philadelphia and
Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill a Dean of
Students position. Serving as a member of the Academic and Student
Success Leadership Team, the Dean of Students reports to the Vice
President for Academic and Student Success. This position is
responsible for providing leadership, strategic direction,
assessment, and management of programs and services that enhance
the overall quality of student life and student success, including
development and retention. The Dean of Students is directly
responsible for Athletics, Counseling, Discipline and Student
Judicial Affairs, grant-funded initiatives, Student Activities, the
Student Life Center, Center for Male Engagement, the Women's
Outreach and Advocacy Center, Office of Collegiate Recovery as well
as student leadership development, orientation, and retention
programs. The Dean also provides oversight and supervision for
For a complete position description, and to apply online, please
visit our career site at jobs.ccp.edu, or click the “Apply”
Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our employees
are important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality,
comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important
component of total compensation.
Our benefits include:
- Medical, dental and prescription drug plans for employee and
all of their eligible family members
- College-paid life and disability insurance
- College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and
New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break
- Tuition remission (for classes at the College)
- Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic
- 403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
- Healthcare and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts
- College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer
- Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off
Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity
employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or
any other characteristic protected by law.
• Master's degree required, preferably in higher education
administration, counseling or psychology. Any and all degrees must
be from a recognized institutional accreditor.
• Senior level related administrative experience in a higher
education setting required.
• Demonstrated experience with direct supervision of staff,
including performance management and employee development, as well
as management of office functions including budget and policy
• Strong leadership and management skills with demonstrated ability
to collaborate purposefully and effectively with faculty, staff,
students, and other constituencies in positive and inclusive ways
• Demonstrated successful record of administration including
assessment, strategic planning, goal setting, and the ability to
manage systemic change required.
• Experience in integrating and using technology in the delivery
and assessment of programs, services, and activities, as well as
using technology as a tool for collecting, analyzing and reporting
• Demonstrated experience in the planning, implementation, and
assessment of comprehensive programs and services to students
leading to improved student engagement and persistence
• Demonstrated sensitivity, creativity, and effectiveness in
responding to challenging student and college community
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of laws, regulations,
and policies governing student conduct and discipline, student
privacy, student health, and plagiarism as well as working
knowledge of Title IX, required.
• Extensive knowledge of current issues, trends, and research in
the areas of student development and persistence as well as
leadership development, and experience in the application of
conflict resolution and crisis management techniques
• Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with a wide range
of constituencies in a diverse community along with high standards
of integrity, credibility, reliability and confidentiality
• Demonstrated excellent organizational, time management,
presentation, and communication skills, both written and verbal,
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment,
both as team leader and participant required.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and the Internet
• Knowledge and appreciation of community college mission,
commitment to a student success agenda required.
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity in all its forms, including
a track record of individual action and institutional leadership
• Doctorate degree preferred.
• Senior-level administrative experience in a community college
• Experience in student life, counseling, college teaching or other
comparable non-campus-based experience preferred.
• Familiarity with enterprise-wide software preferred; Banner
• Experience in, and appreciation for, a collective bargaining