Dean College is a private, residential New England college
grounded in a culture and tradition that all students deserve the
opportunity to discover and exceed their greatest aspirations.
A personal and transformative community since 1865, Dean
tirelessly inspires our students to unimagined heights through
personalized support and integrated delivery of academic,
co-curricular and experiential learning.
Our graduates are lifelong learners who thrive in their careers,
embrace social responsibility and demonstrate leadership.
This is The Dean Difference.
Consistently recognized as a Top Regional College and a Best
Value School by U.S. News & World Report and named a College of
Distinction for four consecutive years, Dean serves approximately
1,200 full-time students and 300 part-time students and offers more
than 50 combined bachelor's and associate degree programs and
specializations, as well as a robust schedule of continuing studies
and certificate programs throughout the year.
Dean College is perfectly situated in Franklin, Massachusetts,
which is conveniently located between Boston and Providence, Rhode
Island and is accessible to Boston by commuter rail. The Dean
College/Franklin station is only a five-minute walk from campus.
Approximately 90 percent of the College's student population lives
Dean provides a supportive academic environment that thrives on
student engagement and exceptional teaching. The Dean
Difference is exemplified through each student's
commitment to their professional futures, social responsibility and
leadership. Outside of the classroom, students participate in 16
athletic teams and more than 30 on-campus groups and
Ninety-six percent of our bachelor's degree students are
employed or enrolled in graduate school within 12 months of
graduation. Alumni are hard at work in top-ranked graduate programs
and are employed by organizations such as Universal Studios, Dell
Technologies, Liberty Mutual, Kraft Sports + Entertainment, the
Boston Ballet, and more.
This full-time position works as a critical team member within a
centralized advising and career center. The Success & Career
Advisor will build relationships with their advisees, leverage
innovative strategies and techniques to engage students, connect
them to campus resources and facilitate their development to
graduate with academic and career readiness skills through a
campus-wide initiative, Dean Career Advantage.
The qualified candidate's duties include working to assist
students to progress toward degree completion and develop a career
mindset through teaching courses, academic advising, academic
monitoring, career development as well as counseling students on
academic probation within designated majors. Success & Career
Advisors are also considered the primary contact for families and
effective communication with students' families is expected.
This position will advise a variety of majors within the School
of Business, primarily Sport Management. Athletic Coaching and
Recreation Management, Sports Broadcasting, and Communications. In
addition, this Success & Career Advisor has a supplemental
responsibility of working as a liaison to Athletics for compliance
and athletic academic support.
- Advise and serve as the point person for a caseload of
approximately 175 students providing high touch, individualized
- Provide appropriate academic and transitional support to
students applicable to all aspects of the student's life: academic,
personal, social, and career;
- In collaboration with Deans and Program Coordinators develop
initiatives and programs to connect students with the college, each
other, and their field of study promoting student persistence,
retention and academic and career learning;
- Track students' academic progress through the college's
monitoring process and make appropriate interventions as
- Act as first contact for advising caseload regarding career
exploration, major selection as it relates to future careers,
resume writing and interviewing that will include internships and
job seeking tools;
- Design, plan and execute individual and group advising
sessions, classroom and campus presentations;
- Guide students to make appropriate course selections, assist
with registration process, adding and dropping of courses and
- Assist in the implementation of programs and services designed
to promote academic, personal and social/emotional success,
engagement and retention of students;
- Teach Campus Connections and Career Connections (1 credit
courses) to support first year advisees in the process of
navigating the college experience and developing a career
- Act as the liaison to Athletics for compliance and athletic
- Help students make connections with other faculty and staff
including Residence Life, Counseling Services, Financial Services
and the Learning Center;
- Serve on College committees;
- Other duties as assigned.
- Master's degree from an accredited institution in sport
management, counseling and guidance, college student personnel,
educational administration, student affairs, or related field;
- Experience working with student athletes, preferred;
- Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills;
- Ability to communicate effectively with various stakeholders
(students, colleagues, administrators), both verbally and in
- Must possess diplomacy, confidentiality, and strong
- Exceptional interpersonal skills, especially with diverse
- Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite;
- Knowledge of sports-related internship opportunities and career
focused tools including LinkedIn, cover letters and resumes;
- COVID-19 vaccine, required.
Dean College is an equal-opportunity, Title IX institution and
pledges to recruit, select and promote diversity by providing
equality of opportunity in higher education for all persons,
including faculty and staff with respect to hiring, continuation,
promotion, and applicants for admission, enrolled students and
graduates without discrimination or segregation.
The College is interested in candidates who have the
communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their
effectiveness with diverse groups of colleagues, students, faculty,
and community members. All employment decisions are made on a
non-discriminatory basis. Dean College prohibits discrimination and
harassment based on sex, race, color, age, national origin,
religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual
orientation, gender identity and gender expression, citizenship,
pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, work-related
injury or any other status protected by applicable national,
federal, state or local law. This nondiscrimination policy covers
admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in College
programs, services, and activities. A pre-employment background
screen is required for all employees.
The Assistant Dean of Students, located on the second floor of
the Campus Center, telephone 508-541-1841, coordinates the
college's compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of
The Director of Human Resources on the first floor of Dean Hall,
telephone, 508-541-1681 coordinates the college's compliance with
titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and
amendments, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
The Dean College Athletics Department is a Division III member
of the NCAA and competes as a member of the Great Northeast
Athletic Conference (GNAC), Eastern Collegiate Football Conference
(ECFC), and complies with all NCAA Division III Rules and
Please submit your Resume/CV, Cover Letter, all unofficial
transcripts; and contact information of three references. (PLEASE
NOTE: Applications that are incomplete will not be considered).
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you instructions that enable you to upload your Cover Letter and
any additional documents.
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