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Director, Diversity Education and Intergroup Dialogue, Office of the Dean of Students

Employer
Office of the Dean of Students
Location
Chicago, Illinois (US)
Salary
$80,000 - $85,000
Date posted
Feb 20, 2024

Job Details

About the University of Illinois Chicago

UIC is among the nation's preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution(MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and engaged urban university. Recent "Best Colleges" rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities. UIC has over 300,000 alumni and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago.

Description:

Under the supervision of the Executive Associate Vice Chancellor & Dean of Students, the Director will collaborate in the administration of UIC Dialogue Course, including curriculum updates, instructor training, and furthering Intergroup Dialogue initiatives. The position develops strategic partnerships with faculty, staff, and students to coordinate the Bias Reporting Tool and subsequent follow up and education with involved parties. The incumbent also identifies opportunities to ensure an inclusive and diverse environment in the Division of Students as a collaborator with the Advancing Racial Equity initiative. This role serves as a leader in the Office of the Dean of Students and consults around broad topics and concerns related to students and student success.

Job Responsibilities:

· Establish strategic goals and objectives for specific functional areas in the DOS Office.

· Coordinate, develop and implement policies, programs, and services in the Office of the Dean of Students.

· Direct the daily operations of DOS functional areas including financial management, human resources, information       systems, customer service and quality improvement.

· Manage student issues, behavioral concerns, and crises that are presented to the DOS office.

· Oversee specific programs and services within the DOS office (I.e. Implicit Bias Training, bias incident team, coordination     with Religious Workers Association).

· Provide leadership for special projects for the DOS office.

· Oversee the creation of reports, information, data, and analyses as requested by the Executive Associate Vice       Chancellor/Dean of Students.

· Coordinate budget development and fiscal activities for specific functional areas in the Dean of Students office.

· Serves as a liaison and consultant to campus and community constituencies related to student policies, student advocacy, and DOS functions.

· Assist with projects and activities within the office.

· Plan, assign and review work of staff to ensure that group objectives are met. Hire, train, develop and manage staff to ensure that a qualified staff exists to meet group objectives.

Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Higher Education, Social Work Student Personnel, Counseling, Higher Education, or related field from an accredited institution required.

Three to five years’ work experience in an institution of higher education.

Experience with diversity and inclusion efforts, working with student groups, program development, financial management, and teaching educational workshops and college courses.

Strong communication, presentation, conflict mediation, organizational, management and leadership skills are required.

Must possess a strong interest in serving a diverse student population effectively including advocacy efforts and educational outreach activities.

Company

UIC is among the nation's preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution(MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and engaged urban university. Recent "Best Colleges" rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities. UIC has over 300,000 alumni and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago.

 

Description:

Under the supervision of the Executive Associate Vice Chancellor & Dean of Students, the Assistant Dean will oversee the administration of community standards, the student disciplinary policy, and education of the campus community about student rights and responsibilities. The position develops strategic partnerships with faculty, staff, and students to coordinate and implement policies, programs and services that are in support of university and community values. The incumbent also identifies opportunities to ensure an educational and restorative process for adjudication of academic and behavioral misconduct. This role serves as a leader in the Office of the Dean of Students and consults around broad topics and concerns related to students and student success.

 

Job Responsibilities:

· Establish strategic goals and objectives for specific functional areas in the DOS Office.

· Coordinate, develop and implement policies, programs, and services in the Office of the Dean of Students.

· Direct the daily operations of DOS functional areas including financial management, human resources, information systems, customer service and quality improvement.

· Manage student issues, behavioral concerns, and crises that are presented to the DOS office.

· Oversee specific programs and services within the DOS office (I.e. judicial liaison program, ethics training workshops, bias incident team,  coordination with Religious Workers Association).

· Provide leadership for special projects for the DOS office (alcohol education seminars, training programs for student conduct board members).

· Oversee the creation of reports, information, data, and analyses as requested by the Associate Vice Chancellor/Dean of Students.

· Coordinate budget development and fiscal activities for specific functional areas in the Dean of Students office.

· Serves as a liaison and consultant to campus and community constituencies related to student policies, behavior, and DOS functions.

· Assist with projects and activities within the office (serve as chairperson for student conduct hearings, advisor to a student organization, participate in crisis intervention activities).

· Plan, assign and review work of staff to ensure that group objectives are met. Hire, train, develop and manage staff to ensure that a qualified staff exists to meet group objectives.

 

Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Higher Education, Social Work Student Personnel, Counseling, Higher Education, or related field from an accredited institution required.

 

Three to five years’ work experience in an institution of higher education.

Experience with conflict resolution, crisis management, working with student groups, program development, financial management, and teaching educational workshops and college courses.

Strong communication, presentation, conflict mediation, organizational, management and leadership skills are required.

Must possess a strong interest in serving a diverse student population effectively including advocacy efforts and educational outreach activities.

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