San Jacinto College
Equal Opportunity Statement: The San Jacinto College
District is committed to equal opportunity for all students,
employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color,
national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy,
religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or
identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in
accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
Dean, Student Development - Central Campus
FUNCTION: Serves as the student development officer for
their respective campus. Responsible for leading, supervising,
evaluating, coordinating, and directing the educational
planning/advising, dual credit, career services, promise
scholarship program, international student programs (South Campus),
and veteran services (Central Campus) teams along with the
college's commencement activities and associated student success,
retention, and completion initiatives.
Essential Job Functions:
- Promote excellence, creativity, leadership,
cooperation/teamwork, and accountability throughout the campus
student development team while upholding the institutional mission,
vision, and goals.
- Collaborate with counterparts to support the one college
philosophy to achieve expected goals and objectives of the
- Develop, recommend, and manage the assigned campus budgets
within student development area to ensure available dollars are
effectively utilized. Ensure operational costs are in line with
relevant budgetary controls.
- Consult with Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Services and
Student Services leadership team to plan, implement and evaluate
the programs and services of the college to maintain a personal and
professional commitment to the success of SJC and its diverse
community and student body.
- Ensure regular and consistent evaluation of staff and make
appropriate recommendations in accordance with college policies and
- Facilitate timely, professional communication and problem
resolution strategies while working with various departments,
campus employees, and district personnel to plan, implement,
evaluate, and provide reports for programs and services that
support institutional goals.
- Work with Campus Provost and leadership team to determine
campus needs and implement services.
- Implement the College's completion agenda and the College's
strategic transformation plan and demonstrate, through long term
and annual operational plans, how the strategy will be
Marginal Job Functions:
- Ensure consistent uniform application of all functions,
processes, and services within the student development area on the
- Represent SJC, as required, by participating in state and local
councils, committees, boards, organizations, and state and national
- Implement programs and services on the campus that support both
the accomplishment of the College's mission and the continuation of
the College's accreditation status.
- Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of current trends and practices in student services
and the ability to create and implement "cutting edge" progressive
- Ability to organize and implement change.
- Ability to work with diverse populations.
- Ability to keep current on changes in technology and provide
recommendations regarding the direction of the campus's strategic
- Ability to safeguard sensitive or confidential information from
intentional or unintentional disclosure.
- Demonstrated understanding of the community college mission and
- Demonstrated understanding of student development theory in a
higher education setting.
- Demonstrated understanding of laws pertaining to higher
education including, but not limited to, due process, student
conduct, Title IX, VI, and ADA.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability
to establish personal and professional credibility with both
internal and external constituents.
- Demonstrated expertise in project planning, development,
implementation, and analysis.
- Effective leadership and ethics techniques, including
- Ability to prepare and present information and summary reports
internally and to the public.
- Ability to effectively apply theoretical and practical
competencies involving student development, mediation, and conflict
- Demonstrated success in working with students, staff, and
faculty resolving conflicts, and complaints (and
- A master's degree in higher education administration or related
field from a regionally accredited college or university.
- Four (4) years of higher education administration
- Direct experience in the following areas: student
affairs/student services, academic and career advising, counseling,
dual credit, student onboarding, or admissions.
- Previous leadership experience in a higher education
- Budget experience required.
- Must have knowledge and experience in utilizing a student
database software system and knowledge and experience with
administering and evaluating assessments.
- Experience with creating and fostering student success
- Knowledge and experience utilizing the Banner student database
Note: This position has opportunity for remote work arrangements
with appropriate approvals and in accordance with the policies,
procedures, and needs of the College.
Salary Grade: 34
Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the
current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule
Requisition Number: req3813
Posting Close Date: 9/4/2022