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Assistant Dean, Office of Student Life

Employer
Dartmouth College
Location
New Hampshire, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 20, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Chief Student Affairs Officers & Vice Presidents, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Residence Life, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Details

Position Information

Posting date

03/22/2022

Closing date

Open Until Filled

Yes

Position Number

1125816

Position Title

Assistant Dean, Office of Student Life

Department this Position Reports to

Office of Student Life

Hiring Range Minimum

Please Inquire

Hiring Range Maximum

Please Inquire

SEIU Level

Not an SEIU Position

FLSA Status

Exempt

Employment Category

Regular Full Time

Scheduled Months per Year

12

Scheduled Hours per Week

40

Schedule

Location of Position

Collis Center, Room 303

Remote Work Eligibility?

Is this a term position?

No

If yes, length of term in months.

N/A

Is this a grant funded position?

No

Position Purpose

Reporting to the Senior Assistant Dean of Student Life, the Assistant Dean for Student Life serves as a core member of the Student Life leadership team and has broad programming, administrative, and advising responsibilities that support the mission of the Student Life.
The Assistant Dean for Student Life provides oversight to several programs, initiatives, and services provided by Student Life. This includes Freedom of Expression and Dissent, advising political organizations and voting initiatives, Council on Student Organization recognition processes, and professional development and assessment for Student Life. This position is also responsible for supervising staff and student employees, managing budgets, advising student groups and programs, and coordinating and facilitating student leadership training.

Description

Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp

Masters or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • 7 years of professional experience in student affairs administration or equivalent experiences in other appropriate student program administration or closely related field.
  • Awareness of developmental issues of college-age students.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to proficiently manage multiple projects.
  • Demonstrated experience working both independently and collaboratively, and ability to address challenges collaboratively and creatively.
  • Accomplished track record of setting and achieving professional and departmental goals.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster positive and productive relationships with all campus constituencies, including institutional leaders, faculty, staff, students, parents, family members and alumni/ae.
  • Demonstrated cultural competence, and proven ability to meet the needs of a diverse undergraduate population and to promote pluralism and intercultural understanding.
  • Demonstrated skills in financial and budget management, ability to interpret and prepare departmental budgets and other financial reports.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous supervision and strategic planning experience strongly recommended.
Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title

Anna Hall, Senior Assistant Dean for Student Life

Talent Acquisition Consultant

Rabia Gandhi

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID -19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit https://dartgo.org/vaxpolicy for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion delaying your start date or rescinding its offer of employment.

Quick Link

https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/62225

Key Accountabilities

Description

· Oversees Freedom of Expression and Dissent policies and protocols. This includes managing controversial events, convening the Freedom of Expression and Dissent coordination committee, and training staff and students. (25%)

Percentage Of Time

25%

Description

· Advises political student organizations on campus and oversees voting related coordination and initiatives. (15%)

Percentage Of Time

15%

Description

· In collaboration with Senior Assistant Dean, manages the Council on Student Organizations recognition process of groups seeking college recognition. Oversees training of new groups. (10%)

Percentage Of Time

10%

Description

· Develops, implements, and continuously evaluates Student Life programs and services to augment students’ educational experience and appeal to an increasingly diverse campus population. Coordinates professional development for Student Life Staff. (10%)

Percentage Of Time

10%

Description

· Supports campus partners, students, and community members to facilitate major College annual events such as New Student Programs, Homecoming/Bonfire, Winter Carnival, Green Key Weekend, Commencement, and Family Weekend. (15%)

Percentage Of Time

15%

Description

· Collaborates with campus colleagues and faculty to sponsor leadership development programs that prepare students and student organizations for effective campus and global leadership and provide student leadership development opportunities. (15%)

Percentage Of Time

15%

Description

· Develops and manages operating budgets for all areas of responsibility. (5%)

Percentage Of Time

5%

Description

· In collaboration with the Associate Dean for Student Life, responsible for strategic planning and departmental goal setting. (5%)

Percentage Of Time

5%

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Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.

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Performs other duties as assigned.
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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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