Success starts at Community College of Philadelphia. Innovators and difference makers work at Community College of Philadelphia. Diversity thrives at Community College of Philadelphia. We are a college that is committed to promoting a work environment that attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff. We challenge each other and ourselves to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College and the betterment of Philadelphia. We value and support an intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us and become a part of a community that has long been and will continue to be generators of generational chance in this city and beyond.
Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill a Dean of Students position. Serving as a member of the Academic and Student Success Leadership Team, the Dean of Students reports to the Vice President for Academic and Student Success. This position is responsible for providing leadership, strategic direction, assessment and management of programs and services that enhance the overall quality of student life and student success, including development and retention. The Dean of Students is directly responsible for Athletics, Counseling, Discipline and Student Judicial Affairs, grant-funded initiatives, Student Activities, the Student Life Center, Center for Male Engagement, the Women's Outreach and Advocacy Center, Office of Collegiate Recovery as well as student leadership development, orientation and retention programs. The Dean also provides oversight and supervision for direct reports.
** THIS IS A REMOTE WORK ELIGIBLE POSITION **
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"Success Starts Here" is our message to the Philadelphia community - and at Community College of Philadelphia, we recognize that our success as a college and the success of our students starts with our employees. Our employees are vital to our success. Our total compensation package includes a comprehensive offer of benefits that are unrivaled by most.
Our benefits include:
100% College-paid medical, dental and prescription drug for employees and all of their eligible family members
College-paid life and disability insurance
College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break
College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months (off on Fridays)
Most employees work from home one day each week
Tuition remission (for classes at the College)
Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution)
403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts
Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off
Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
• Master's degree required, preferably in higher education administration, counseling or psychology. Any and all degrees must be from a recognized institutional accreditor.
• Senior level related administrative experience in a higher education setting required.
• Demonstrated experience with direct supervision of staff, including performance management and employee development, as well as management of office functions including budget and policy development, required.
• Strong leadership and management skills with demonstrated ability to collaborate purposefully and effectively with faculty, staff, students and other constituencies in positive and inclusive ways required.
• Demonstrated successful record of administration including assessment, strategic planning, goal setting and the ability to manage systemic change required.
• Experience in integrating and using technology in the delivery and assessment of programs, services and activities, as well as using technology as a tool for collecting, analyzing and reporting data required.
• Demonstrated experience in the planning, implementation and assessment of comprehensive programs and services to students leading to improved student engagement and persistence required.
• Demonstrated sensitivity, creativity and effectiveness in responding to challenging student and college community issues.
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of laws, regulations and policies governing student conduct and discipline, student privacy, student health, and plagiarism as well as working knowledge of Title IX, required.
• Extensive knowledge of current issues, trends and research in the areas of student development and persistence as well as leadership development, and experience in the application of conflict resolution and crisis management techniques required.
• Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community along with high standards of integrity, credibility, reliability and confidentiality required.
• Demonstrated excellent organizational, time management, presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal, required.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment, both as team leader and participant required.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and the Internet required.
• Knowledge and appreciation of community college mission, commitment to a student success agenda required.
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity in all its forms, including a track record of individual action and institutional leadership required.
• Doctorate degree preferred.
• Senior level administrative experience in a community college setting preferred.
• Experience in student life, counseling, college teaching or other comparable non-campus-based experience preferred.
• Familiarity with enterprise-wide software preferred; Banner preferred.
• Experience in, and appreciation for, a collective bargaining environment preferred.
Community College of Philadelphia is the largest public institution of higher education in the City. Since 1965, over 500,000 students have passed through our doors seeking associate's degrees, certificates, improved workplace skills and lifelong learning. Many of our degree students transfer to four-year institutions while others seek employment in the Philadelphia region. Over 90 percent of our graduates remain in the area and seek employment, strengthening our local economy and workforce. Local businesses look to us to provide workplace training to keep their workers skilled and their companies competitive. We offer over 70 degree and certificate programs in art, science, business, technology and liberal arts. Many of our students have hectic schedules, and we know how to accommodate every type of learner. Classes are held during the day, in the evening and on Saturdays at the Main Campus, our three Regional Centers and at neighborhood sites throughout the City. Distance education classes are also available.