Dean of Student Affairs
- Delaware Technical Community College
- Location: Wilmington-Newark, Delaware
- Category: Executive-Dean-Other
- Posting Date: 04/21/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
|Position Title||Dean of Student Affairs|
|Position Number||00128008 & 00026288|
|Position Type||Regular Full-Time|
|Hiring Location||Stanton/George Campus-Newark, DE/Wilmington, DE|
|Contact Phone Number||302-857-1604|
|Contact Email Addressemail@example.com|
|Work Location||Stanton/George Campus-Newark, DE/Wilmington, DE|
|Position Specific Details||
This a regular, full-time position in which the incumbent will oversee and manage the Student Affairs Division. There are two positions which include the Stanton (Newark) and the George (Wilmington) campuses.
|Salary||Salary to be determined based on relevant education and experience|
|Classification Title||Dean of Student Affairs|
|Job Code||1018 (FT), 1518 (PT)|
|Position Pay Grade||Salary Plan D, Level II|
The dean of student affairs provides leadership, vision, strategic direction, management, and supervision of student affairs to develop and deliver holistic student support that fosters student success. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining programs and services that meet the needs of a diverse student population. Areas of leadership responsibility include enrollment management, student recruitment and admissions, registration, financial aid counseling, academic advising, student life, first-year experience, student success courses, athletics, wellness programs/facilities, international student services, career services, veteran services, and disabilities support services.
|Nature and Scope||
The dean of student affairs reports to the vice president and campus director, and through the collegewide matrix governance structure, to the associate vice president for academic affairs. This position includes administrative oversight of admissions and registration, student life, service learning and civic engagement, first-year experience, disabilities support, career services, veterans, international students, counseling, wellness, and the student code of conduct. The dean works closely with the Division of Instruction to develop student-centered College policies, programs, and services that promote student enrollment, learning, retention, and graduation, as well as identifying and eliminating barriers to student success. Additionally, the dean works collaboratively to conduct strategic departmental planning and assessment. Reporting to this position are members of the campus Student Affairs Division, including academic counselors, registration and admissions staff, and through the collegewide matrix structure, financial aid counseling and athletics staff. Typical contacts include campus Administrative Council members, deans of instruction, business office staff, instructional staff, Office of Research & Analytics staff, community leaders, leaders of other educational institutions, regional and national accrediting bodies, visitors, and students.
An incumbent may perform any combination of the below listed accountabilities:
1. Collaborates collegewide to implement processes, policies, goals, and objectives for the Student Affairs Division that ensure collegewide consistency, promote equity, align with best practices in student affairs, and foster student success.
2. Evaluates the effectiveness of services, initiatives, programs, and processes within Student Affairs. Leads efforts for the division and individual Student Affairs’ departments to drive data-driven decision making that will provide positive and notable improvements to individual students and overall student success.
3. Promotes an inclusive, welcoming, active, and supportive campus climate that meets students’ needs, recognizes their accomplishments, and inspires them to learn and contribute through involvement in organizations, clubs, service learning and civic engagement opportunities, workshops, and events.
5. Supports student recruitment, enrollment, learning, and completion while addressing barriers to student success.
6. Manages student conduct by implementing the procedures of Student Rights and Standards of Student Conduct, behavioral intervention, and the Threat Assessment Policy and other policies related to student success. Collaborates with Public Safety to create a safe and secure campus and assists with implementing the emergency operation plan.
7. Plans the division’s budget, approves and monitors fiscal expenditures for all programs and departments within the division, and utilizes assessment results to inform strategic planning and budget needs.
8. Partners with the Division of Instruction to develop and implement programs and activities that increase student mastery of the Core Curriculum Competencies, student engagement, retention and graduation, including quality academic advising, first-year experience programs, service-learning experiences, and learning community activities.
9. Collaboratively develops, implements, and assesses enrollment management strategies.
10. Serves as a College representative to community leaders and organizations, student support organizations and partners, other educational institutions, government agencies, and private industry.
11. Follows federal and state regulations related to division operations, including but not limited to Clery Compliance, Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act/Violence Against Women Act, Americans with Disabilities, equity in athletics, and veterans.
12. Leads one or more collegewide Student Affairs collaboration groups. Provides matrix level oversight for assigned collaboration groups, including providing regular performance feedback and input for annual evaluations in coordination with the staff member’s campus supervisor or dean. Coordinates marketing, assessment, budgetary needs, and activities/events for assigned groups.
13. Performs other related duties as required and may include evenings, weekends, and other assignments.
|Knowledge Skills and Abilities||
• Understanding of and commitment to the community college mission.
• Communicates clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Demonstrates and communicates understanding of and commitment to the mission, vision, and goals of the College.
Master’s degree in a relevant field and five (5) years of relevant experience (doctorate is preferred). Relevant experience must include higher education leadership in Student or Academic Affairs.
|Number of Vacancies|
|Desired Start Date|
|Position End Date (if temporary)|
|Open Until Filled||No|
|Special Applicant Instructions|
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Unofficial Transcripts
- Teaching Philosophy
- Writing Sample
- Curriculum Vitae
- Other Document
- Multi Media
- First Letter of Reference