The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College are accepting online applications for a full-time, regular Assistant Director/Dean of Student Life position.
Summary of Duties:
The assistant dean of students (COTC) and assistant director of student life (Ohio State Newark) is a full-time professional within the Ohio State Newark and COTC Office of Student Life, reporting to the dean of students and director of student life. The incumbent serves as an impartial facilitator in supporting, and in some cases resolving sensitive student concerns, and supporting the social development and retention of students. The position interacts with various campus departments, community-based agencies, faculty, staff, and student guardian/family members, and partners in the development and implementation of Convocation and new student orientation programs. The position is responsible for the direct oversight and management of student organizations and student food pantry, serves as the co-advisor to both Student Government and Phi Theta Kappa honorary society, facilitates opportunities for student leadership development, plans and implements signature events, and assists with student conduct and Title IX compliance. The position provides oversight and serves as the direct supervisor for staff in multicultural affairs, student involvement and recreation sports.
This position serves a diverse student population, including advocacy efforts and educational outreach activities, utilizing the ability to communicate directly, clearly and honestly with sound judgment and decision-making skills, working with confidential and sensitive student information and issues with a demonstrated ability and willingness to assume responsibility for complex situations with adaptive responsiveness and attention to detail.
Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, education, student personnel or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; experience in programming or event planning; strong interpersonal, written communication and computer skills.
Master’s degree; student conduct and Title IX experience; three or more years of professional, full-time work experience in student life/affairs; supervisory experience; experience conducting threat assessments with knowledge and understanding of threat assessment and intervention techniques; serving on a multidisciplinary team charged with supporting students in distress, behavioral intervention or threat assessment; experience working with database systems such as Maxient; experience working with students who have experienced personal crisis and crime-related trauma, including sexual assault, domestic and intimate partner violence.
Internal Number: 461089
About The Ohio State University at Newark/Central Ohio Technical College
Central Ohio Technical College and The Ohio State University at Newark are proud of the unique, collaborative partnership that they have forged in offering an outstanding array of educational opportunities for the central Ohio region and beyond. This partnership is viewed as a model for higher education in the state of Ohio. It provides students and the community with a wealth of resources that would not otherwise be accessible.
At Central Ohio Technical College, students can earn one of over 40 associate degrees (including all options and majors) and certificates, and obtain the high-tech skills and training needed to compete in today's workforce. Students choose COTC to gain hands-on, applicable experience to begin working in the field, or to transfer those credits toward a bachelor's degree program. One of the unique features of COTC is four full-service campus locations throughout the region, as well as convenient online classes. Through the newly developed Workforce Development Innovation Center, COTC is well prepared to meet the customized training and education needs of the business communities.
The Ohio State University at Newark offers the best of the Big Ten educati...onal experience, including a rich research heritage and academic excellence. Small class sizes and interaction with faculty through research projects are unique features at Ohio State Newark. Students can complete bachelor's degree programs in education, nursing (RN to BSN), business, English, history and psychology. In addition, students can complete master's degrees in Early/Middle Childhood Education (M.Ed.) and in Integrated Teaching and Learning (M.A.), and most of the coursework for the master's in social work (M.S.W.). Students can take courses toward other Ohio State degree programs, and then transition on to the Columbus campus.
The campus offers abundant student recreation and cultural activities, with more than 50 student organizations and clubs. The John L. and Christine Warner Library and Student Center has become a beautiful and friendly hub of student life on the campus, and is also valued by community groups and visitors. Both Ohio State Newark and COTC are proud to enjoy the support of the community, and to be able to provide students with personal attention, superior education, state-of-the-art facilities, and credentialed faculty and staff on a very scenic campus. Please click on one of the logos below to learn more about how these institutions can serve your needs.