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Dean of Student Services and Enrollment Management

Virginia Highlands Community College
Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 10, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Deans, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
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Employment Type
Full Time
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Dean of Student Services and Enrollment Management

Position Number: FA027


Position Qualifications:


  • Master’s degree in a Student Development, Education, Counseling or Psychology from a regionally accredited institution
  • A minimum of five years of experience in higher education student services
  • A minimum of three years of experience directly supervising professional staff
  • A minimum of three years of experience in enrollment management
  • Proficient in oral and written communication in the English language
  • Capacity to provide strong leadership and management
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize administrative applications of information technology
  • Experience with student conduct and behavioral issues
  • Demonstrated understanding of and belief in the comprehensive mission of community colleges
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, faculty & staff and other stakeholders important to the college
  • Demonstrated knowledge of social services agencies and resources available to students to assist them in overcoming non-academic barriers
  • Ability to maintain a high level of ethics, professionalism and confidentiality in performance of all duties
  • Preferred:
  • Experience in a community college setting or demonstrated commitment to the community college philosophy
  • Experience working with dual enrollment
  • Experience providing academic advising
  • Extensive demonstrated experience and knowledge of financial aid


Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide supervision to departments and functions within the Student Services Division including Enrollment Management, Admissions, Financial Aid, Counseling/Advising, Career Development, New Student Orientation, Student Activities, Success and Career Coaches, Student Discipline, and Federal TRIO programs
  • Update and implement the enrollment management plan
  • Supervise the dual enrollment program
  • Work with faculty, the Coordinator of Public Relations and the Vice President of Instruction and Student Services to market college programs
  • Prepare and administer the division budget
  • Represent the college at professional meetings
  • Provide academic advising to curricular and noncurricular students
  • Manage, develop and oversee the student conduct process
  • Recruit, select, evaluate and supervise personnel
  • Fulfill other functions as assigned by the Vice President of Instruction and Student Services
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with students, faculty & staff and other stakeholders important to the college



A 12-month position. Rank and salary dependent on academic preparation, qualifications and experience. Reappointment based on performance evaluations and institutional needs. Selected applicant will be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest.


Application Process:


  • A letter of interest addressing qualifications for position, view of the community college administrator role and professional aspirations
  • Resume
  • A completed Commonwealth of Virginia employment application online through the VCCS Career Portal at
  • Names of three professional references with current addresses and telephone numbers
  • Complete and legible set of unofficial transcripts


To be considered in the initial screening, completed applications must be submitted by 11:59 pm EDT September 10, 2021. This position will remain open until filled. Applications will ONLY be accepted online through the VCCS Career Portal. Resume, letter of interest, references and copies of ALL college transcripts must be attached to online application. Transcripts should be combined into one document and uploaded as one file. If you are having difficulty attaching documents, please call Human Resources at 276-739-2425. If the file size of the attached documents is too large, the system will not allow you to upload the documents. You will need to reduce the file size or reduce the resolution. It is the applicant’s sole responsibility to ensure that all required documentation is received. Incomplete on-line applications or other materials submitted via e-mail, postal mail, fax or in-person will not be considered. Persons with disabilities requiring assistance should contact 276-739-2425.


If your transcripts are on file at VHCC as a current or former employee or if you need assistance, it is the applicant’s sole responsibility to contact the Human Resources Department by calling 276-739-2425 or emailing to request your transcripts be added to your application packet.


Official transcripts are required before a contract will be issued. The job announcement may be accessed at (click on About The College and Employment Opportunities). For questions about the on-line application process please call (276) 739-2425.


Virginia Highlands Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, political affiliation, genetics, veteran status, or disability in its employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities.


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Documents verifying identity and eligibility to work in the United States must be presented upon hire. VHCC participates in E-Verify.


Selected applicant will be subject to a background check. An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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