The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford has embarked on several initiatives to engage all students in outside-the-classroom experiential learning opportunities that provide the skills and competencies for personal and professional success in a complex, socially diverse world. The Associate Dean of Student Affairs & Experiential Education is a high-level position within the division and has overall responsibility for the cultivation, development, marketing and engagement of co-curricular learning experiences, all done with a commitment to equity and inclusion. The position provides vision, leadership and strategic direction for several offices along with their staff related to leadership education, community service and advocacy, career services, professional development, and internships. The Associate Dean will be a flexible, student-centered leader who balances responsibilities to department-wide vision and planning with direct student interaction and support. The Associate Dean is the Chief Judicial Officer and manages student conduct through an equity lens, informed by educational and restorative justice concepts. He/she represents the VP & Dean of Students Affairs in his/her absence, coordinating staff meetings and representing the Division of Student Affairs to both internal and external constituents.
Candidates must have a master's degree in higher education/student affairs or counseling, with 5-10 years of progressively responsible experience in Student Affairs administration ; a person with a Ph.D. is strongly preferred. High degree of professionalism, strong people and public-speaking skills; working knowledge and understanding of best practices and industry standards in co-curricular experiential education; initiative, creativity and strong organizational skills; ability to articulate vision and effectively lead faculty and staff from a collegial position; high level of sensitivity and confidentiality when dealing with the diverse issues associated with student educational and conduct records.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Department Details : The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford is seeking a dynamic, student-centered leader who is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and dedicated to support the whole student as Associate Dean of Student Affairs & Experiential Education. The campus, one of four regional campuses of the University of Pittsburgh, is located in Bradford, a welcoming and friendly town of about 11,000 people in northwestern Pennsylvania. The supportive and close-knit campus community is home to nearly 1,200 students. The campus is a place where students receive personalized attention and earn the well-respected University of Pittsburgh degree.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Administrator.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 6-9 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; some nights and weekends if needed
Hiring Range: $46,644.00 - $76,440.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents: Not Applicable
Internal Number: 20003740
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