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DEAN OF CAMPUS LIFE & DIRECTOR OF RESIDENTIAL LIFE

Employer
Landmark College
Location
Vermont, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
May 17, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Primary Function

Reporting to the Vice President of Student Affairs (VPSA), this position is responsible for:

 Managing the educational, programmatic, and operational aspects of the residential life program;

  1. Supervising the Director of Transition Programs and supporting the design and delivery of those programs;
  2. Managing the College’s Conduct and Community Standards program;
  3. Serving as a Deputy Title IX Coordinator, member of the College’s Title IX team and assisting in managing the College’s obligations around Title IX;
  4. Supporting the VPSA with the management of ADA and SEVIS Coordination as requested

The Dean of Campus Life & Director of Residential Life will supervise a staff of professional Resident Deans, para-professional Resident Assistants, and the Director of Transition Programs.  One Resident Dean also serves as the Assistant Director for Housing Operations

 Specific Responsibilities:

 Residential Life - The Dean of Campus Life & Director of Residential Programs works to create a residential community that fosters student development, promotes diversity & inclusion, supports academic achievement and the development of a safe, healthy, and respectful community. Additionally, this individual provides leadership and guidance for the department’s residential programming model that supports the overall Student Affairs co-curricular model. Finally, this individual will also be responsible for supporting the Director of Transition programs with the Transition at College (TaC) cohort.

  •  Create an inclusive educational living and learning environment & residential engagement model that is consistent with the mission and philosophy of the department, the division, and the college and that supports the College’s on-going commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice.

 

  • Plan, develop, and oversee the execution of several operational functions including housing assignments, staff selection and training, student interventions, health & safety standards, and residential programming.  In conjunction with the Resident Deans, work closely with students on community development issues to foster respectful communities.

 

  •  Facilitate the development, implementation, and evaluation of training and policy/procedures/protocols, manuals, handbooks, etc.

 

  • Serve as first-level on-call administrator during business hours and participate in the after-hours administrator-on-call rotation.

 

  • Coordinate the residence hall duty coverage schedule and ensure consistent coverage at all times.  Provide residential duty coverage in some cases of staffing/scheduling conflicts.

 

  • Work with campus security to manage and develop appropriate investigation procedures for residential & student-related incidents. Support the Director of Student Conduct with residential-specific policy violations.

 

Deputy Title IX Coordinator - The Assistant Dean & Director works under the direction of the VPSA/ Title IX Coordinator to conduct Title IX training/presentations for the campus community. This position assists the Title IX Coordinator in fulfilling administrative responsibilities and obligations that may include participating in intake, investigations, and other meetings with students related to Title IX. In addition, and as a member of the College’s Title IX team, this position creates and presents training materials related to Title IX and the college's Sexual Misconduct Policies; creates and facilitates (on-going) relevant Title IX training programs for faculty, staff, and students; and assists in the facilitation of training opportunities for incoming and returning students.

 Designated School Official - Under the PDSO for Landmark College, the Assistant Dean & Director:

  1. Serves as a Designated School Official (DSO) for the Landmark College campus and as a primary contact for questions related to non-immigrant student life cycle needs.
  2. is responsible for advising students and their families on all matters related to their non-immigrant status while studying; Advises students with petitions, applications, and other standard issues related to F-1 visa status. This may include new F-1 visas, work permits, reinstatement, change of status, medical leaves, employment and/or reduced course load authorization.
  3. Participates in maintaining the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and all related certification requirements. Organizes SEVIS data processing under Department of Homeland Security (DHS) guidelines and maintains data and quality control management. Assist in keeping the college compliant with state, national, and organizational standards of compliance.
  4. Functions as liaison with transfer institutions; and refers students to appropriate College, community and university contacts to assist with the transfer process.

 Required Qualifications & Skills:

 Essential qualifications include: A master’s degree in Higher Education Administration or related field or a bachelor’s degree with relevant work experience, and excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills. The ability to responsibly handle sensitive/confidential information is critical. The ability to work independently, maintain priorities, and work irregular hours during peak periods is required. Experience working with students with learning differences is preferred as is formal experience with Title IX processes.   Ability to use and integrate enterprise technologies.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, and administration is congruent with our mission. We value diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, neurodiversity, race, and religion. Landmark College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability employer.

 Physical Demands:

General office work, combined with some walking and carrying of light items. No special physical demands are required for this job.

 Working Conditions:

General office and campus environment. Occasional need to confront difficult students

$3000 SIGN ON BONUS

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