Assistant Dean for Student Empowerment and Advocacy
Coastal Carolina University is currently accepting applications for the following position: Assistant Dean for Student Empowerment and Advocacy in the Dean of Students Office.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Provides supervision, leadership, and development for the area of Student Empowerment and Advocacy and the assigned personnel; Serve as the primary case manager and facilitate non-clinical interactions with students in distress and/or navigating crisis situations through trauma-informed care and identity-conscious support, including managing an individual caseload of students and any crisis follow-up related to their case load; Serves as a member of the CHANT Intervention Team (C-IT) and engage in regular communication with C-IT to ensure all matters are responded to in a timely fashion and with appropriate intervention based on the matter at hand; Provides advocacy and help to students when working with faculty/staff, navigating campus procedures, and understanding University policy; Develops and implements educational outreach and training regarding student advocacy and basic needs including but not limited to residence hall communities, student organizations, and other campus constituencies Oversees the annual assessment for the area of Student Empowerment and Advocacy, including the evaluation of processes and regulations to ensure fair and equitable processes, engaging in systematic planning by tracking trends, generating and analyzing reports, and preparing key performance indicators/metrics; and Serves as a member of the Dean of Students Office Leadership Team.
Requirements: A master’s degree and a minimum of three (3) years of related experience is required. A master’s degree in counseling, student affairs, higher education or related field and experience in a higher education setting, non-profit organization or K-12 school system as a counselor, social worker, hearing officer or case manager is preferred. Supervisory experience and five (5) or more years of experience working to meet the complex needs of today’s students is also preferred.
Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 49 states and 55 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate and master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in instructional technology, and PhD degrees in marine science: coastal and marine systems science and education sciences.
Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
How to apply: Interested applicants may apply on line at: https://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/21176. Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and reference list. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.
Student Services Manager I (CB75/61123006/FTE-S00889P), full-time position with benefits. SC State Pay Band: 06. Salary range: $45,530.00 (minimum) - $84,241.00 (maximum). Normal work hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday, 8:00am to 12:30pm. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the university.