Location: West Hartford, CT Category: Executive Posted On: Wed Dec 9 2020 Job Description:
As Chief Student Affairs Officer and leader of the Division of Student Affairs the Dean of Student Life at the University of Saint Joseph will oversee Counseling Services, Health Services, Accessibility Services, Campus Ministry, Residence Life, Student Activities, and Campus Safety. Dedicated to promoting the academic success of all students, undergraduate through doctoral, the Dean, will create an engaging, safe, and inclusive environment on the West Hartford and Hartford campuses.
Responsibilities (Include but are not limited to):
Guide and supervise staff and programming in residence life, student conduct, student leadership, campus safety, and health and wellness.
Manage staff, and oversee the planning, implementation, and supervision of student activities
Partner with staff in Academic Affairs and in Enrollment Management to support recruitment, welcome and orientation activities and to promote retention and persistence.
Collaborate across the college on programming related to diversity, inclusion, and equity.
Oversee assessment of programs and student services to ensure continuing quality, innovation, and engagement of students.
Monitor budgets and provide effective and responsible fiscal planning.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor or designee.
Master's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate field
Five or more years of relevant collegiate experience with at least two years of experience in a residential undergraduate setting.
Trained in current best practices to support diversity, equity, and inclusivity initiatives in the college environment.
Experience with student conduct, Title IX, and judicial procedures.
Experience managing budgets and supervising staff.
Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population
Commitment to the mission of the University of Saint Joseph
Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff and strongly encourages applications from women and people of color.
The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in the Catholic tradition, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society.At University of Saint Joseph, our mission statement profoundly resonates with our faculty and staff and serves as the foundation upon which our employment policy is built.We seek to attract, develop and retain individuals who are committed to our mission. We are committed to providing an environment where diverse talents, perspectives, experiences and contributions are recognized, and one that promotes the "growth of the whole person" with resources that enable employees to meet professional and personal life needs.