Dean College is a private, residential New England college
grounded in a culture and tradition that all students deserve the
opportunity to discover and exceed their greatest aspirations.
A personal and transformative community since 1865, Dean
tirelessly inspires our students to unimagined heights through
personalized support and integrated delivery of academic,
co-curricular and experiential learning.
Our graduates are lifelong learners who thrive in their careers,
embrace social responsibility and demonstrate leadership.
This is The Dean Difference.
Consistently recognized as a Top Regional College and a Best
Value School by U.S. News & World Report and named a College of
Distinction for four consecutive years, Dean serves approximately
1,200 full-time students and 300 part-time students and offers more
than 50 combined bachelor's and associate degree programs and
specializations, as well as a robust schedule of continuing studies
and certificate programs throughout the year.
Dean College is perfectly situated in Franklin, Massachusetts,
which is conveniently located between Boston and Providence, Rhode
Island and is accessible to Boston by commuter rail. The Dean
College/Franklin station is only a five-minute walk from campus.
Approximately 90 percent of the College's student population lives
Dean provides a supportive academic environment that thrives on
student engagement and exceptional teaching. The Dean
Difference is exemplified through each student's
commitment to their professional futures, social responsibility and
leadership. Outside of the classroom, students participate in 16
athletic teams and more than 30 on-campus groups and
Ninety-six percent of our bachelor's degree students are
employed or enrolled in graduate school within 12 months of
graduation. Alumni are hard at work in top-ranked graduate programs
and are employed by organizations such as Universal Studios, Dell
Technologies, Liberty Mutual, Kraft Sports + Entertainment, the
Boston Ballet, and more.
The Academic Coach at Dean College provides a strategy-based
approach to academic support for students enrolled in Academic
Coaching, a fee-based learning program open to all students at the
institution. Academic Coaches work both in person with students to
address immediate academic needs while developing long-term
independent skills in studying, reading, and organization. Academic
Coaches help students become independent learners. Time management,
organization and long-term planning are some of the skills that
students gain through their experience in Academic Coaching.
This is a fall-spring semester, part-time position fifteen to
twenty-nine hours per week for 14 weeks each semester. Prospective
candidates' must be available to work at least three days per
- Work with individual students to provide academic support
through strategy-based initiatives (time management, planning for
long term assignments, preparing for tests/exams, note taking, and
course assignment support);
- Provide students assistance with subject matter work as it
relates to reading, test preparation and writing;
- Actively support the learning process and work to create and
support a student-centered environment;
- Collaborate with Success and Career Advisors and faculty to
support students enrolled in Academic Coaching program;
- Motivate students through the learning process and provide
referrals as needed;
- Assist, when needed, in the delivery of all programs and
services provided by the Morton Family Learning Center;
- Assist Morton Family Learning Center staff with special
projects as assigned by the Director, including occasional
- Provide documentation and analysis of student attendance and
performance during coaching sessions;
- Guide and support students in accessing online learning systems
and software including Microsoft TEAMS, Outlook, MyCourses, and
other online learning platforms;
- To utilize the Theodore and Cynthia Berenson Center for
Writing, Mathematics and Presentation Excellence as an integrated
approach to the Academic Coaching experience;
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
- Master's Degree in Special Education, Education, English, or
related field, required;
- Experience working with college age student with learning
- Understanding of student development theory and different
learning styles, preferred;
- Experience motivating students in the learning process,
- Tutoring experience, preferred;
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Teams, Outlook,
- Experience using virtual meeting software (e.g. Microsoft
Teams, and Zoom);
- COVID-19 Vaccination, required.
Dean College is an equal-opportunity, Title IX institution and
pledges to recruit, select and promote diversity by providing
equality of opportunity in higher education for all persons,
including faculty and staff with respect to hiring, continuation,
promotion, and applicants for admission, enrolled students and
graduates without discrimination or segregation.
The College is interested in candidates who have the
communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their
effectiveness with diverse groups of colleagues, students, faculty,
and community members. All employment decisions are made on a
non-discriminatory basis. Dean College prohibits discrimination and
harassment based on sex, race, color, age, national origin,
religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual
orientation, gender identity and gender expression, citizenship,
pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, work-related
injury or any other status protected by applicable national,
federal, state or local law. This nondiscrimination policy covers
admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in College
programs, services, and activities. A pre-employment background
screen is required for all employees.
The Assistant Dean of Students, located on the second floor of
the Campus Center, telephone 508-541-1841, coordinates the
college's compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of
The Director of Human Resources on the first floor of Dean Hall,
telephone, 508-541-1681 coordinates the college's compliance with
titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and
amendments, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
The Dean College Athletics Department is a Division III member
of the NCAA and competes as a member of the Great Northeast
Athletic Conference (GNAC), Eastern Collegiate Football Conference
(ECFC), and complies with all NCAA Division III Rules and
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