MAJOR PURPOSE: As part of the Student Success Leadership Team, the Dean of Students advances the University’s mission by providing leadership for assigned co-curricular programs, activities, and services that enhance the quality of campus life and promotes student development and engagement. The Dean will collaborate with leaders within the Student Success Division and partner with University services/offices to promote student success and engagement. The Dean initiates and provides strategic direction on policies, procedures, and programs related to a broad range of student life issues. The Dean of Students also serves as the Title IX Coordinator.
OTHER FACULTY FUNCTIONS:
Teach up to 3 credit hours per semester in Student Success-related courses as need.
Participate in university culture, including committees, as required.
Engage in scholarship and professional activity as appropriate to area of expertise.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: College Student Development, Student Affairs, or Student Success background Experience and understanding of college residence life programs Understanding of Student Development and student success theory Knowledge of legal requirements of student conduct, Title IX, etc.
Strong, visible Christian Faith
Proficiency in oral and written communications
Group leadership skills
Public relations skills
Ability to lead a staff teams and projects
Individual and community spiritual formation
Ability and willingness to work effectively with diverse student populations
Demonstrated ability to advise and guide students individually and in groups
Ability to foster collaboration
Ability to effectively teach college level courses, if assigned
Position requires evenings and weekends (typically related to student programs, events and crisis) and participate in commencement services
Ability to integrate Christian thought and values in all aspects.
Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information.
Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.
Ability to take initiative without direct supervision.
About William Jessup University
William Jessup University, a quality Christian University, is located in Rocklin, CA, at the base of the Sierra Foothills in Placer County and one of the fastest growing campuses in California. William Jessup University has experienced record enrollment and offers students academic excellence and rich learning communities at a state-of-the-art, award winning campus.
Founded in 1939 by William Jessup, the University moved to Rocklin, California, in August 2004. Jessup is a WSCUC-accredited private four-year university, located in the greater Sacramento area, offering degrees in many different disciplines, including Bible & Theology, Biology, Business, BS Business Administration (Online), Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Education/Liberal Studies, English, Environmental Science, Family & Children’s Ministry, History, Intercultural Studies, Kinesiology, Mathematics, Music, Pastoral Ministry, Psychology, Public Policy, Theater, Visual Arts and Youth Ministry. Jessup also has WASC-accredited master's programs: a Master's in Arts in Teaching, an online Master's in Leadership an MBA, MAEd and MA Psych (Counseling). Single-subject English and Math are also offered. Jessup also of...fers a School of Professional Studies (SPS) at its campuses in Rocklin and San Jose, with program concentrations in Business Administration, Christian Leadership and Counseling Psychology. For more information, please visit www.jessup.edu.