The Assistant/Associate Dean for Junior and Senior StudiesÂ & Recovery and Substance-Free Student Initiatives is responsible for coordinating the academic, co-curricular, and degree completion advising of approximately 3200 students, including Enrollment Satisfied, Requirements Pending (ESRP) students. The incumbent works to create, refine, and maintain inclusive advising and programming infrastructure for students at semester level 5 and above, and provides leadership, advocacy and support for students, faculty, and staff with respect to issues of substance use disorders, recovery and substance-free status. They are responsible for coordinating the Mid-Year Completion ceremony, Prizes and Premiums, and the Commencement Speaker selection process. The incumbent also serves as a member (voting or non-voting) of the Committee on Academic Standing, and represents the office on appropriate College and University Committees, as determined by the Dean of the College.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
The candidateâ™s qualifications, education, and skills will determine if the position is filled at a grade 11 or grade 12. â‹
An earned masterâ™s degree or comparable experience, PhD preferred.
Grade 11: Three to five yearsâ™ experience as an advisor and/or academic administrator at a university or liberal arts college.
Grade 12: Five to seven yearsâ™ experience as an advisor and/or academic administrator at a university or liberal arts college.
Demonstrated success in counseling in non-clinical settings and programming in substance use disorder recovery, including a broad knowledge of systems of support and a sympathetic understanding of mutual help groups.
Successful experience in academic program administration, including planning and development, implementation, and assessment.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with and mobilize others (staff, faculty, students) to achieve shared results.
Proven track record in furthering university diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives while supporting students from historically underrepresented and/or minoritized backgrounds is required.
Outstanding written and oral communication skills, discretion, sound judgement, and leadership skills.
Supervisory experience preferred but not required.
Occasional evening and weekend work required for essential College and University events.
Background check: criminal and education verification.
Recruiting Start Date:
Job Posting Title:
Assistant/Associate Dean of the College for Junior/Senior Studies & Recovery and Substance-Free Student Initiatives
Office of the Dean of the College
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Internal Number: REQ167191
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