SUNY Broome Community College is a comprehensive community
college located in the scenic Southern Tier of New York. The
College has over 7,700 students annually, and services over 6,100
students per semester in Liberal Arts, Business & Professional
Studies, Health Sciences, and Science, Technology, Engineering, and
Mathematics (STEM) programs. An additional 1,600 students are
served through the College's workforce and non-credit programs.
SUNY Broome is seeking qualified, dynamic candidates for the
position of Associate Vice President of Student Development &
Dean of Students (AVP/Dean). Reporting to the Vice President
of Student Development & Chief Diversity Officer (VPSD/CDO),
the AVP/Dean coordinates the administration of the Dean of Students
Office for SUNY Broome, serves as an advocate for students, and
shares information with students, colleagues, and other interested
parties that promote student success, retention, and
graduation. This position comes with a generous benefit's
package including vacation/sick time, health, dental, and vision
insurance, and optional Flexible Spending Account.
Working to create a culture of learning and engagement by
applying student development theories and learning outcomes, the
AVP/Dean provides strategic leadership and oversight to Student
Life Departments and Programs: Students Rights and
Responsibilities, Counseling Services, Health Services,
Multicultural Affairs, Student Activities, the BC Child Center, and
at-risk cohort intervention.
The incumbent also oversees student-related ADA Compliance
efforts and serves as the Section 504 Compliance Officer. In
addition, coordinates compliance regarding Civil Rights, Sexual
Assault, and other issues in conjunction with appropriate College
staff; leads campus diversity initiatives pertaining to student
life, chairs and/or serves on the Campus Assessment Response and
Evaluation (CARE) team, and organizes the nomination process for
the annual SUNY Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence and other
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Supervision and direction of personnel, activities, and
programs of the Dean of Students Department ensuring programs and
activities that positively impact students' academic, personal, and
- Provides direction and leadership to: Dean of Students
Office support staff, Director of the BC Center, Director of
Student Activities and staff, Counseling Services, Health Services
personnel, Students Rights and Responsibilities Program Coordinator
and staff, and assigned Staff Assistants as well as graduate
interns assigned of the Department.
- Serves as senior member of the Division of Student Development
and Diversity working collegially and in collaboration with other
Division team leaders and College leadership.
- Coordinates and oversees compliance with Civil Rights concerns,
Students with Disabilities (ADA and Section 504), and other issues
in conjunction with appropriate College staff. Serves as
final appeals coordinator for those grieving accommodation
determinations made by the Accessibility Resource Office.
- Promotes College efforts for training and awareness of
- Oversees the College's Student Rights and Responsibilities
program and supervises the Student Conduct discipline process and
behavioral assessment activities. Receive, investigate, and
process appropriate student conduct referrals in conjunction with
the Coordinator of Student Rights and Responsibilities.
- Hears student grievances in accordance with established
procedures and policies and notifies students and appropriate
personnel for possible remedial action.
- Serves in an advisory role to students, faculty, and
administrators, across campus on compliance and student concerns,
as well as other related issues. Serves as an advocate for
the students, except when instances of advocacy are in conflict
with other position responsibilities.
- In collaboration with the Director of Admissions, coordinates
review of applicants who are ex-offenders and disciplinary
dismissals from other colleges and universities.
- Responsible for recommending and participating in implementing
goals, policies, and initiatives relevant to student engagement,
support, and development.
- Both independently and in collaboration with Academic Affairs
ad Enrollment Management, oversees the development and
implementation of comprehensive programs and services focused on
the retention of students, particularly student cohorts assigned to
Student Development.: Foster Care, Student Parents, Homeless,
- Provides input and reviews all required reports related to
Student Services which are filed with local, state, and federal
- Supervises the recruitment and hiring of faculty and staff
within the Division of Student Development and makes staffing
recommendations to the Vice President for Student Development &
Chief Diversity Officer.
- Prepares budgets and planning documents, maintains budget
controls and expenditures, and approves purchase orders and payroll
as assigned. Supervises the selection, purchase, maintenance,
and inventory of all equipment.
- Serves on campus-wide committees as needed including but not
limited to President's Task Force for Diversity, Student of
Concern, and Campus Assessment, Response and Evaluation Team.
- Represents the Vice President for Student Development &
Chief Diversity Officer in his/her absence as assigned.
A Master's degree in Student Services, Student Development,
Higher Education Administration, Juris Doctorate, or a related
field is required, OR
Advanced (Master's or Doctorate) degree with seven (7) to nine
(9) years of progressive Student Affairs experiences.
Juris Doctorate or Doctorate in a related field is
A minimum of five (5) years Student Affairs experience working
within an institution of higher education including three (3) years
of supervisory responsibility at the Director/Dean level is
Relevant experience in budget development and oversight and
student conduct is preferred.
The minimum annual salary for this position is $119,174.
Offers of employment will be conditional based upon the results
of a satisfactory, required pre-employment Standard Background
SUNY Broome Community College is an affirmative action and equal
opportunity employer with a strong commitment to enhancing the
diversity and inclusion of the campus community and
curriculum. The institution is committed to promoting an
environment of equity, inclusion, and respect for others.
SUNY BCC is committed to the diversity of its community.
Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and
members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
For full consideration, application materials must be received
no later than Friday, October 25, 2023. SUNY Broome
will continue to review and consider applications until this
position is filled. Please submit a letter of interest,
resume, and the name, address, and phone number of three (3)