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
Recognized as a Top Regional College by U.S. News &
World Report for eleven consecutive years and named a College of
Distinction for five consecutive years, Dean serves approximately
1,200 full-time students and 400 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, EMT 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 87 percent of the College's student
population lives on campus.
Dean provides a supportive academic environment that thrives
on hands-on engagement and exceptional teaching. This
community-wide commitment of always going the extra mile for
students is known as The Dean Difference.
Outside of the classroom, students participate in 16 athletic teams
and more than 30 on-campus groups and organizations.
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.
What is The Dean Difference?
The Dean Difference isn't any one thing. It's not a program or a
professor. It's not a single class or a club. It's the way our
academics support networks and community overlap, interweave and
magnify each other. Our difference unites us. It's our secret
formula. It's the nucleus around which we orbit. It isn't one
thing, it's everything
This full-time position works as a critical team member within a
centralized advising and career center that works with students in
multiple Schools throughout their final years at Dean. The Success
& Career Advisor will build relationships with their advisees,
leverage innovative strategies and techniques to engage students,
connect them to campus resources and facilitate X their development
to graduate with academic and career readiness skills through a
campus-wide initiative, Dean Career Advantage. The qualified
candidate's duties include working to assist students to progress
toward degree completion and utilize a career mindset to execute
steps towards students' post-Dean goals through academic advising,
industry connections, and career development.
- Advise and serve as the point person for a caseload of
approximately 240 students at the junior and senior level providing
support with regard to all aspects of the student's life: academic,
personal, social, and career;
- Communicate with other Success & Career Advisors for to
seamlessly transition students through their Dean experience and
- Serve as the primary point of contact and liaison for
communication with Program Coordinators, faculty, and industry
professionals to best guide students towards their post-graduation
- Assist students in exploration of careers and/or graduate
schools so that students can create, articulate, and implement
their post-Dean plans;
- Guide students to make appropriate course selections while
tracking degree progression, assist with course registration, and
implement processes and paperwork necessary to ensure students'
degree progress, utilizing both Colleague and Self-Service; and
- Coordinate a supplemental responsibility including but not
limited to: Peer Advising, Athletics Liaison, and;
- Other duties as required
- Master's degree from an accredited institution in counseling
and guidance, college student personnel, educational
administration, student affairs, or related field;
- Professional experience working in a college setting,
preferably with advising and/or academic support programs;
- Demonstrated passion for working with a diverse population of
undergraduate students, particularly as they navigate the
internship, job, and graduate school market;
- Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills;
- Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with various
stakeholders (students, families, colleagues, administrators), both
verbally and in writing;
- Must possess diplomacy, confidentiality, and strong
Required Managerial and Supervisory
Success & Career Advisors may supervise Peer Advisors
(students) working in the office as academic and career peer
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
Dean College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or
ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic
information, or other protected classes under the 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
Please submit your Resume/CV, Cover Letter, all unofficial
transcripts; and contact information of three references. (PLEASE
NOTE: Applications that are incomplete will not be considered).
Note: After submitting your resume/CV, the subsequent page gives
you instructions that enable you to upload your Cover Letter and
any additional documents.
See the FAQ for using our online system.
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