The University of Indianapolis is accepting applications for the position of Associate Dean of Students in the Office of Student Affairs. This is a full-time, exempt staff position.
The Associate Dean of Students provides collaborative leadership with the Dean of Students to oversee the broad array of programs and services that support the educational, cultural, and developmental needs of the student body and the Division of Student Affairs. The Associate Dean’s specific responsibilities are to share management of the day-to-day operation of the division with the Dean of Students and provide direct leadership and supervision of the Department of Residence Life, including administration of student conduct.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Required Education/Experience/Skills (Minimum Qualifications)
Master’s degree in higher education administration, student personnel services, or a related field. Five to eight years of experience and demonstrated effectiveness in Student Affairs administration or a combination of education and experience that demonstrates comparable abilities. Three years’ experience and demonstrated effectiveness in supervising professional and student staff. Expertise and demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion training, program design, and implementation. A knowledge of student development theory, issues, and trends in the field. A working knowledge of best practices in student affairs. Demonstrated ability in assessment of student services and use of assessment results to make changes that improve the delivery of services and programs for students. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Desired Education/Experience/Skills (Additional Qualifications)
Familiarity with and demonstrated commitment to the mission and environment of a residential liberal arts college. Sensitivity to student needs and interests. Commitment to a broad definition of diversity. Knowledge and/or experience in residence life and judicial affairs. Demonstrated ability in coordinating programs with other university departments, assessment of programs and the environment, assisting in institutional retention efforts, and the cultivation of relationships with students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Excellent verbal and written communications skills, computer literacy, ability to handle extremely sensitive and confidential matters discreetly, ability to work independently with little supervision, and knowledge of budget preparation.
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