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Position Title:
Assistant Dean of Student Life

Classification Title:

Student Affairs

Employment Type:

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates activities associated with student organizations, involvement and leadership programs, other assigned programs and assists administrator as needed.
  • Collaborate with university marketing to create effective marketing and PR for all orientation programs on all advertising mediums (social media and college websites, flyers, etc.)
  • Supervises and coordinates the training, selection, and development of student leaders.
  • Assesses student progress/needs and assists students in obtaining resources and support services as needed.
  • Oversee the full complement of programming for the AUM student population.
  • Represents the department at meetings, functions, and other university and community activities.
  • Oversee the annual allocation of student development funds to clubs and organizations.
  • Oversee the Intramural Sports Program
  • Develops, manages, and/or interprets related files (e.g., payroll, documents, reports, forms).
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of Warhawk Alley.
  • Serve as the primary advisor to Student Government Association and Campus Activities Board.
  • Oversee New Student Orientation, Flight Weeks, and other transition programming.
  • Support the Orientation and Flight Week programs through coordinating student organization and leadership group participation.
  • Coordinate special projects as needed.
  • Develop new programmatic initiatives in conjunction with other units on campus and serve on university committees in areas that focus on student development and success.
  • Collaborate with Admissions and Enrollment Management stakeholders to establish and utilize communication and data flows to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of student communication and data tracking.
  • Coordinate office operations and oversee the maintenance of supplies, equipment, and instructional materials.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of the University’s student policies and procedures and those related to assigned department
  • Knowledge of acceptable advising techniques
  • Skill in making written and oral presentations
  • Ability to assess student progress and goals
  • Ability to tutor students
  • Ability to process, review, and evaluate student documents
  • Ability to conduct student interviews
  • Ability to provide training for participants, students, and/or clients
  • Knowledge of applicable University practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
  • Knowledge of the transition needs of first-year and transfer students
  • Ability to speak in public and make presentations
  • Ability to supervise
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Written communication skills
  • Ability to respond to multiple competing demands
  • Ability to use a computer and relevant software applications
  • Ability to work with individuals from various backgrounds
  • Ability to effectively use technology
  • Ability to input data into a CRM and manage students registration and check-in in the orientation registration system
  • Ability to process, review, and evaluate student documents
  • Ability to conduct student interviews
  • Ability to provide training for participants, students, and/or clients
Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree, preferably with coursework in student development and/or organizational leadership and six (6) years of experience in work related to student affairs is required. Experience working in higher education is preferred. Additional education in related field may be substituted for experience.

The successful candidate must be a passionate and energetic, self-motivated team player with sound judgment, management and problem-solving skills, flexibility and the ability to manage multiple projects.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Auburn University at Montgomery reserves the right once interviewing has begun to stop accepting applications.

About the University/College

Located in Alabama’s vibrant state capital, Auburn University at Montgomery is a fast-growing university on the rise. Don’t just take our word for it: The Princeton Review rates us as one of the best colleges in the Southeast, while U.S. News & World Report recently ranked us No. 22 among regional universities in the South for the quality of undergraduate teaching and 38th among all public institutions in the region.

Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We are committed to build and sustain an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. Prospective candidates will help further the institutional goals of promoting equity, diversity, and inclusivity.

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