Simpson College is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Dean of Students/Director of Residence Life. Reporting to the Vice President for Student Development and Planning, this position is responsible for overseeing residential and student life programs.
Principal dutiesinclude, but not limited to:
Serve as the director of residence life, supervising both professional and student staff.
Manage on-going operations of the residential environments
Supervise student activities staff and departments, including campus security, fraternity & sorority life
Oversee student conduct discipline and student behavioral issues both within housing and other areas of campus life.
Please send a cover letter, resume, name, and contact information for three professional references, a statement addressing how your experiences and/or interests contribute to promoting diversity and inclusivity to Human Resources to [email protected] Interviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Simpson College does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various backgrounds and experiences to help constitute a diverse community. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups. You will find the entire EOE statement here. Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Employment will require a criminal background check, which may include, but is not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search, and motor vehicle history.
The ideal candidate will have
A master’s degree in higher education, college student personnel or related field strongly preferred, with a minimum of 5 years of experience in diverse areas of student affairs with a history of increased responsibilities.
Bachelor’s degree required with a minimum of 7 years of experience in diverse areas of student affairs with a history of increased responsibilities.
Experience working with persons from diverse backgrounds
a deep understanding of student development theory and practice,
the ability to manage multiple priorities and solve complicated issues in a team-oriented atmosphere,
the physical endurance for long hours
About Simpson College
Simpson College is a private, liberal arts college located in Iowa with campuses in Indianola, West Des Moines, and online. Founded in 1860, the college has 1,268 undergraduate and graduate students. Simpson offers 74 majors, minors, and programs in addition to three graduate programs. Outside of the classroom, Simpson is a member of the NCAA Division III American Rivers Conference, hosts eight Greek houses on campus, and sponsors many extracurricular options for student involvement. To learn more, visit www.simpson.edu