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Dean of Students

Central State University
Wilberforce, Ohio, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Aug 23, 2023
Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number

Classification Title
Dean of Students

Working Title

Academic Affairs

Department Contact Email

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Dean of Students oversees the development of students, by providing services to enhance student life by providing support for the students and addressing student behavioral issues. This position will offer leadership and supervision to the Community Standards (Judicial Affairs) Office, and the Interfaith Campus Ministries services. The Dean of Students will also work closely with division leadership on staff enhancement, special divisional projects, strategic planning and assessment, and other University initiatives.

  • Responsible for creating a campus culture and environment whereby students are able to study, work, and recreate.
  • Serves as the primary officer/supervisor as it relates to Student Community Standards and Student Conduct.
  • Assistance with development and monitoring database for the office of the Dean of Students.
  • Prepares statistical reports; coordinates the preparation of annual reports; and analysis and coordinates special research projects, including data gathering, and report development.
  • Assists various Student Affairs Directors with the collaborative efforts.
  • Provides direct assistance/ support to students on issues relative to institutional policy, departmental processes, student grievances and student services.
  • Coordinates staff development for the division according to recognized professional standards.
  • Assesses the developmental needs of the student population and respond with vision and creativity in the leadership and training of our students.
  • Interacts positively with constituent groups, including students, faculty, staff, alumni and parents.
  • Develop, plan, and implement staff enhancement and development programs for SAEM professional staff.
  • Establishes office protocol and meets with individual students as needed.
  • Assists the Vice President for Student Affairs in maintaining open and effective communication with the student body, faculty, and staff.
  • Must be available and responsive to student emergencies that occur during and/or after normal business hours.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Commitment to the enrichment of diversity.
  • Knowledge of current issues of student affair practices.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness as a leader and student advocate.
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills.
  • Must be able to make decisions supporting the University’s mission and goals. Must have interpersonal skills, and the ability to work within a culturally diverse organization.
  • Must have a high level of professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education
  • Master’s degree plus five to seven years if relevant higher education experience will be considered.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office and Internet.
  • Experience with student information system desired.
  • Experience with designing, planning, developing programs and measuring outcomes for student services in an academic setting.
  • The ideal candidate must have excellent written, analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills, in addition to superior customer service abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask.
  • Must be able to maintain discretion in confidential matters.
  • Evening and weekend hours required.
  • 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. typically. However this position requires great flexibility depending upon campus and student events.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Doctorate in education, student affairs, or closely related field.
  • Must have a high level of professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Position Category
Staff - Monthly (Exempt)

Budgeted Annual Salary
Commensurate with experience

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Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
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