Dean Of Students Job Description Sample
Assistant Dean Of Students
Summary: The Assistant Dean of Students will provide leadership for a comprehensive residential program at a highly-selective institution where a strong residential program is an important element in student learning and development. The successful candidate will lead a Department of six professional staff, one Administrative Coordinator, Graduate Assistants and over 100 student staff. The Assistant Dean of Students will play a key role in developing a residential vision from a curricular perspective, encompassing inclusive development, social and holistic components. Accountabilities: 1. Overall leadership and supervision of an Associate Director, five Assistant Directors, one Administrative Coordinator and approximately 100 Undergraduate Student Staff Members (Gryphons) * Coordinate the interviewing, hiring, training and evaluating processes for professional staff
Conduct frequent supervision meetings with professional staff
Make individual and group personnel decisions
Plan, assign and direct work flow and additional special projects
Recognize and discipline staff as needed
Address complaints and resolve problems
Oversee the Associate Director in their efforts to interview, hire, train and evaluate student staff members
Conduct 90-day and annual performance reviews of professional staff; soliciting feedback from the Offices of Residential Services and Student Conduct
Utilize technology such as Couresite, Google calendars, Website, and the Hub for effective Department management and communication 2. Coordinate, conduct and establish short and long range planning activities for the Residence Life Department, including the management and development of the Departmental budget
Conduct weekly professional staff business meetings
Conduct professional staff development activities
Encourage professional staff to attend and present on campus and at local, regional, national workshops throughout the calendar year
Monitor Departmental budget as well as budgets for committees, programs and residential areas
Make recommendations and implement changes to budget breakdown
Conduct monthly Departmental meetings with professional staff and Head Gryphons 3. Partners with Residential Services to develop and implement policies, procedures and processes
Meet regularly with the Director and the Associate Director for Residential Services
Assist with the protocol development of all Residential Services and facilities processes that entail Assistant Director and Student Staff implementation; train and notify staff as appropriate
Disseminate information from Residence Life Office to Residential Services including staffing updates, training needs and initiatives requiring partnership between offices
Follow up with Residential Services, Facilities or Access Control on unresolved maintenance concerns and access issues
Mediate and facilitate room changes or administrative moves if unresolved at the Assistant Director level
Coordinate annual Residence Life and Residential Services calendar planning 4. Oversee and advise the Associate Director as a functional supervisor to Assistant Directors on Residence Life Committees and special projects
Approve and coordinate the Assistant Director Committee Chair and member assignments
Oversee and inform all special projects including the Gryphon Social Committee and recognition events
Oversee and approve Gryphon selection, hiring, training, evaluation and recognition efforts
Responsible for oversight of committee and special project budget management
Advise and inform all processes and projects assigned to committees 5. Coordinate and oversee the Residence Life educational and community strategies including the student life curriculum, living-learning programs, Faculty-in-Residence and Residence Hall Association efforts on campus
Supervise the implementation of the student life curriculum; oversee any campus-wide residential programming
Work with the Associate Director and other Dean Of Students/Student Affairs Staff Members to promote living-learning programs for residence hall students
Assist with the development of policies for residence hall environment, research common practices in the field and develop new initiatives
In conjunction with the Assistant Director Adviser, oversee the Residence Hall Association and Residence Hall Councils
Review and evaluate current programming efforts, soliciting feedback from Gryphons and students, and offer suggestions for improvement 6. Serve as a member of the Dean of Students Leadership Team, including but not limited to serving on various committees as assigned or interested
Represent the Dean of Students office within the Division of Student Affairs and across the campus; collaborate and support all units within the Division and serve on a variety of division and campus committees
Keep the Associate Dean liaison updated on efforts and initiatives
Serve as a member of the Case Management Team to proactively address students' issues and potential residential concerns
Serve as a Conduct Officer for the campus to address both residential and campus-wide adjudication efforts
- Serve as a member of the Dean of Students weekly on-call rotation
1. Master's Degree in Student Affairs, Counseling Education or related degree is required 2. Five to eight years related work experience 3. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 4. Solid writing ability and organizational skills 5. Solid analytical, decision making and problem solving skills 6. Solid computer skills with experience using word processing and spreadsheet software 7. Successful completion of standard background checks including but not limited to: social security verification, education verification, county and national criminal background checks, PATCH, FBI fingerprinting, Child Abuse Clearance. Based upon the requirements of the position Lehigh may also request credit history reports, motor vehicle checks and professional license/certification verification Special Considerations:
This position has fiscal or financial responsibilities other than employee expense activity, such as processing or approving transactions; monitoring or preparing budgets; or generating income for University
Periods of high volume/workload or overtime will be required; regularly scheduled evening meetings; opening and closing periods
Required to be on call
Occasional evening, holiday or weekend hours
Occasional travel to attend regional and national conferences throughout the calendar year
Position Number:* S88700 Title: Assistant Dean of Students
Department:* DOS - Residence Life
Job Family:* Student Life
Posting Date:* 11/02/2017 FTE: 100% Grade and Hiring Minimum: 11-40 Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary adjustments for internal candidates comply with University policy. For more information contact Human Resources. Required Documents Message: Cover Letter, Resume
Assistant Dean Of Students And Director Of Campus Leadership And Activities
Position Detail Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Campus Leadership and Activities Search:#619 Date Posted: 11/17/2017 Type/Department:Administrator in Student Affairs Search Status:Searching for Candidates - Accepting Applications Apply Now:Would you like to apply for this position? Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for assistant dean of students and director of campus leadership and activities in the student life division.
The assistant dean and director of campus leadership and activities leads the office of campus leadership and activities in its mission to cultivate and support students’ campus involvement and develop co-curricular programs that promote a healthy and vibrant campus community. The assistant dean hires, supervises, mentors and evaluates three professional staff, providing daily direction and on-going support. The assistant dean and director of campus leadership and activities provides leadership, advice, supervision, and direction for emerging and seasoned student leaders who represent approximately 80 recognized student groups.
This position serves a pivotal role in advising student groups on logistical and risk management considerations for event and trip planning. As assistant dean of students and a leader in the division of student life, this position participates in the emergency response and dean on call rotation for entire campus and adjudicates student conduct cases. An advanced degree in student personnel, counseling, higher education or related area which could include MBA or MPA fields of study, with three years post-graduate job experience is required.
Successful candidate must have knowledge of higher education student life trends and best practices; complimentary understanding of postsecondary education administration and governance; and understanding of research and theory about college student development. Experience in advising, event planning and management; and knowledge of /or familiarity with risk management policies and procedures is required. Ideal candidate should have the ability to function independently and to complete projects with limited supervision; manage ambiguity as well as collaborative decision making structures; have problem-solving skills and experience; and ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
Candidate must be able to work with computer systems including Microsoft Office Suite, Information Management (Colleague), and social media applications. Experience with student activities platforms is also helpful. The assistant dean must be able to effectively present to groups, have previous supervisory experience, and be able to lift up to 25 lbs.
This position requires working weekend and evening hours. This full time, benefited position holds a grade 7 in the Hampshire College staff salary grading schedule. We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/ www.hampshire.edu Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity and inclusion in education and employment.
Assistant Dean Of Students
Lead all Dean of Students office case management efforts. Implement protocols that facilitate prompt and thorough follow up on all reports and effective and professional record-keeping. Collaborate with other offices and staff members as appropriate.
Document all case management concerns, issues, and follow up in the Maxient case management system. 2. Provide appropriate response and support for student, family, and guest issues. Work closely with the wellness center, academic affairs, the center for student success, residence life, athletics, faculty and other campus partners to comprehensively address any/all student concerns. 3.
Serve as the deputy chair the College’s Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) and as a member of the College’s Bias Incident Response Team (BIRT). Ensure that BIT members are trained and invested in behavioral intervention and threat assessment. Remain current on trends and legislation that affects threat assessment work on college and university campuses. Market the team and the Early Alert tool to faculty, staff and students.
Ensure accurate and best-practice documentation of BIT case review and interventions through database (Maxient) notes and meeting minutes. Manage all follow up on student issues and communication with reporting parties. Maintain responsibility for the BIT budget and ensure the best/most appropriate use of funds. 4.
Represent the interests and priorities of the Office of Student Affairs and the Dean of Students by directly assisting the Dean and through administrative decision-making consistent with College policies and procedures and the current Strategic Plan. Act independently in making decisions and carrying out actions using knowledge of the interests and priorities of the Dean of Students and Office of Student Affairs, while communicating effectively with the Dean and others to ensure coordinated efforts. Act as liaison between the Dean of Students and campus/community constituents; utilize personal initiative and discretion to respond to concerns/issues as appropriate. 5.
Execute on crisis response procedures both during the day and after-hours. Participate in on-call duty rotation including responding in person as appropriate. Communicate about student situations/emergencies with the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, the Vice President for Student Affairs and Strategic Initiatives, the Marketing and Communications staff, and others as appropriate.
Nurture positive working relationships with community agencies (e.g., the Naperville Police and Fire, YWCA, Edward Hospital). Train staff members and student paraprofessionals to respond appropriately to emergency, crisis and other difficult student situations and to document follow up promptly and effectively. 6. Supervise assigned directors in Student Affairs. Supervise, train, evaluate and develop staff within each area.
Establish departmental goals and objectives, student learning assessment, and evaluation processes in conjunction with the staff and consistent with the North Central College strategic plan. Provide supervision for an Area Hall Director on summer assignment and one or more Graduate Students or interns, as assigned. 7. Provide leadership within the College’s student conduct system by coordinating hearing panels, meeting with students and families, and participating in and/or monitoring investigative processes.
Ensure accurate and professional record keeping as it relates to student conduct investigations, hearings, and sanctions. Recruit hearing panelists, train hearing panelists and administrative hearing officers, create and/or revise hearing materials, make updates to our student conduct database, coordinate hearing panels, and serve in other conduct-related roles as appropriate. 8. Oversee an annual review of the Student Handbook.
Develop policies and procedures to be included in the student handbook. Facilitate the electronic distribution of policies each year through email, trainings of staff and student paraprofessionals, posting on CardinalNet (intranet) and on the College’s external website. Work with residence life, orientation, student involvement, campus safety, athletics, and other campus partners to develop and execute proactive educational experiences in an effort to minimize student conduct violations. 9.
Develop and implement a strategy for tracking off campus student addresses. Work in partnership with campus safety, the athletic department, and the Naperville police to proactively educate students living off campus about their rights and responsibilities. Respond to neighbor complaints as they arise. 10.
Serve as a Deputy Title IX Coordinator for the College. Provide leadership regarding Title IX efforts in Student Affairs. Ensure effective and prompt investigation, organized record keeping, ongoing student support, and overall execution of Title IX related College policies.
Meet with students to take reports, explain options, provide updates and deliver outcomes, as assigned. Make recommendations on revisions to campus wide policy and procedures. 11. Provide leadership and direction on Student Affairs?related compliance on Title IX, Clery, VAWA and related laws or mandates.
Specifically, ensure that mandatory student and staff training requirements are met, that policies and procedures are in line with federal and state legal requirements, and that reporting is executed in accordance with federal and state mandates. Coordinate trainings for faculty, staff, paraprofessionals and students as directed, required, and/or prudent. 12. Offer support, guidance, and leadership to important institutional initiatives and priorities.
Specifically, assist with organization and leadership of the Green Dot program on campus and the Cardinal Safe Zone initiative. Assist in facilitating trainings, motivating volunteers, and developing and deepening the vision of such initiatives. Work with partners in human resources, student orientation, multicultural affairs, campus safety, the wellness center and residence life to educate students and develop a welcoming and safe campus culture. 13.
Create and manage a program for undergraduates/graduates seeking a career in student affairs. In conjunction with the AVP for Student Life and Dean of Students, provide support, mentoring, workshops, career and personal development (including internship opportunities) for these students. 14. Oversee the Student Affairs Web and Cardinal Net presence ensuring that accurate and useful information about services and events is readily accessible to both internal and external audiences.
Explore additional technology-supported opportunities for communicating with and connecting with students. 15. Participate in the recruiting and training of new Student Affairs staff. This may involve attending placement conferences, collecting and reviewing resumes, conducting phone interviews, and chairing or serving on search committees.
Organize staff learning opportunities and coordinated with the goals of Student Affairs keeping the diverse needs of individual staff members in mind. 16. Represent Student Affairs at admission visit days, orientation programs, and in other on and off campus settings. 17. Chair or participate on institutional committees and/or lead special institutional or Student Affairs projects as assigned by the AVP for Student Life and Dean of Students. 18.
Perform other duties and tasks as assigned by the Assistant Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students and/or Vice President for Student Affairs. Education/Training: Master’s degree in student personnel/higher education or related area from an accredited institution is strongly preferred.
Fluency of the Spanish language is also preferred. Experience: At least five years of experience in student affairs, residence life, case management or a related field is preferred.
The Assistant Dean of Students provides support to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students in the overall operation and functioning of the Dean of Students office and the division of Student Affairs. The Assistant Dean of Students spearheads case management for students, families, and guests interacting with the Dean of Students office, manages crisis response, serves as the deputy chair of the College’s Behavioral Intervention Team, and provides leadership in the student conduct process. As a non-clinical case manager for undergraduate students, the person in this position will have primary responsibility for providing support to students facing a range of challenges including but not limited to issues related to mental health, substance abuse, regulating behavior and managing conduct.
The Assistant Dean of Students will help plan and provide a variety of interventions, referrals and follow up services, maintain accurate and professional case records and provide outreach and education about the Early Alert process and Behavioral Intervention Team to the campus community. This position may provide supervision for one or more student affairs areas and, in conjunction with the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, manages Student Affairs Title IX efforts. The Assistant Dean also undertakes projects that move Student Affairs forward toward accomplishing divisional goals and the College’s strategic plan.
Administrative Assistant II, Dean Of Students Office
Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position. 1.
Experience working in a professional office environment or equivalent providing administrative support. 2. Proficient with Microsoft Office programs, minimally, Word, Outlook and Excel. 3.
Experience in maintaining paper and electronic filing systems. 4.
Ability to handle stressful situations while providing excellent customer service. 5. Ability to create, proofread and prepare grammatically correct correspondence/forms 6. Attention to detail 7.
Ability to perform basic math functions necessary in budgeting, compiling data and creating reports Preferred Qualifications 1.
Experience working with electronic case management systems. 2. Ability to problem solve and multi-task in a high volume office. 3.
Experience or ability in dealing with issues of a sensitive nature and confidential information. 4. Experience or demonstrated ability/training with intake/registration/scheduling of clients/participants for appointments or events. 5. Knowledge of or ability to understand/interpret/explain university policies and procedures. 6.
Working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft programs PowerPoint, Publisher and Access. 7. Experience working in a college or university environment. 8. Experience working in Student Affairs, Student Justice or a legal, health, counseling or criminal justice environment. 9.
Experience working with a diverse student/client population. 10. Experience withSAP, and Banner programs. Job Description This position reports to the Assistant Dean of Students for Student Justice and works closely with the entire Dean of Students Office’s Administrative Support Team.
Job Duties This position’s primary responsibilities involve being available to assist with calls, intake & providing support from 7:55 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with lunch regularly scheduled from noon to 1:00 p.m. As part of a team, time off will be scheduled based on the needs of the office and ability of the team to provide the necessary office support and, except for rare extenuating circumstances, time off must be within the paid time-off limits. This includes paid vacation & sick time off (accumulated monthly), holidays established by the university and limited comp time for Energy Conservation Days.
Entering, tracking, updating and organizing data and running reports in the case management system (currently utilizing Adirondack’s Conduct Coordinator and transitioning to StarRez) Responsible for maintaining the calendars of three staff members. This includes scheduling students for initial or follow-up appointments as well as other meetings and events that may be planned in advanced or arise with little to no notice. Provide outstanding customer service by phone, in person, email, correspondence and other means of communication as necessary to students & parents as well as faculty, staff and other community stakeholders.
This may include: - Answering, screening, & responding to calls & inquiries. Taking accurate messages or referring calls/individuals to the most appropriate individual/office/resources on campus or in the community.- Greet & Screen individuals (in person or by phone) and manage sensitive and stressful situations.- Organize/prioritize work and demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills in order to fulfill duties effectively and efficiently and when necessary to diffuse stressful situations. Multitask in a fast-paced, professional environment with attention to details in order to provide excellent administrative support.
Draft and proofread correspondence and forms, and utilize common office equipment such as fax machine, copier, printer, laminating machine and typewriter. Order and monitor inventory of supplies, make reservations. Assist with planning, setting up and tearing down office, student and division events.
This may include occasional shopping (locally) and the pick-up and/or delivery of supplies, equipment, food and other materials from/to campus and local community. Handle highly confidential information. Reading, interpreting and explaining to others university policies and procedures.
Serve as a member of the Dean of Students Office team and perform other duties as assigned. Assist with other duties as necessary. For example,SAP, and Finance and Human Resources Information System.
Assist staff with special projects. Must be team oriented, punctual and reliable. Additional Information to Applicants You will be required to electronically attach: 1.
Resume 2. Cover Letter 3. A chart addressing how you meet each required and, if applicable, preferred qualifications of the job.
All applicants selected for an interview may be required to complete the following tests arranged through the Texas State Human Resources Office: Basic KeyboardingBasic MathBasic WordExcelEditing/Formatting from Rough Draft Job Open Date12/19/2017 Job Close DateJob Close Date (Posting closes at midnight)01/26/2018 Open Until FilledNo Normal Work DaysMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Normal Work Hours Start7:55 AM Normal Work Hours End5:00PM Posting NoticesApplicant must have a valid Texas Driver's License and be a driver in good standing with less than ten (10) points deducted for driving infractions as determined by the employer driving standards system., YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION. Legal and Required Notices Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications. Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.
Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is anEOE. Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions. Applicant Document
Dean Of Students
Valid Washington State Teaching Certificate
Bachelor's degree from an accreditied institution of higher learning, Master's preferred
Valid Washington Administrative Certification and experience preferred
Three years experience at secondary level preferred
Evidence of skill in human relations
Advanced ability to use technology as an effective communication, planning and instructional tool
Preferred experience in working with children and families who are culturally, linguistically, and racially diverse Essential Functions:
Work effectively and cooperatively with community, parents, teachers, administrators and support staff
Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive and safe environment for learning
Work collaboratively and collegially with a team managing student behavior
Use technology in keeping records
Assist with developing, implementing and monitoring procedures and practices which promote a safe and orderly environment
Communicate and partner with school community members to promote student learning
Assist with building management in the areas of discipline and general building supervision
Coordinate student support/intervention programs
Supervise Campus Security Staff
Serve as Liaison to District Director of School Services and Safe and Civil Schools
Support and provide leadership around the Safe and Supportive Design II initiative
Team with Associate Principal(s) on Student discipline beyond short-term supervision
Other duties as assigned Such alternatives to the above requirements and desirable qualifications may be made as the district finds appropriate
Senior Associate VP Of The Student Experience And Dean Of Students
Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Enrollment and the Student Experience, this individual will provide strategic and innovative leadership and operational management to retain, educate, develop, and graduate a highly qualified and increasingly diverse group of students. Formulate, execute, and continuously assess a seamless and forward-looking student experience from first point of contact to graduation that stems from and extends the mission, goals, and aspirations of the university for student affairs. Provide leadership, oversight, and supervision to the Student Experience side of the Division of Enrollment and the Student Experience with responsibility for Health Services, Residence Life, Student Assistance, Counseling Center, Health Promotion, Recreation Services, Multicultural Affairs, LGBT Resource Center, Slutzker Center for International Services, Student Rights and Responsibilities Office, Disability Cultural Center, Off-Campus and Commuter Services, Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, Parent’s Office, and the Student Activities Office.
Special Assistant To The Dean Of Students - Georgetown University Law Center
Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world. Requirements Special Assistant to the Dean of Students - Georgetown University Law Center Georgetown Law’s Office of the Dean of Students (ODOS) is responsible for overseeing student life at Georgetown Law, including management of the school's residence hall, 120+ student organizations, wellness promotion and disability services. The office also provides academic and personal counseling to students, oversees the academic support program, develops and implements a range of co-curricular professional formation programs, and coordinates the school's response to urgent or sensitive student matters. The Special Assistant, reporting to the Dean of Students, has duties that include but are not limited to:
Serves as office manager of the Office of the Dean of Students, including management of a substantial budget, handling day to day financial transactions, and hiring and supervision of student assistants.
Manages the appointment calendar and periodic travel arrangements for the Associate Vice President/Dean of Students.
Serves as the first point of contact for ODOS, including assisting students, faculty and staff who visit or call the office, often with urgent or sensitive needs.
Plays a key planning and implementation role in various student programs, including a large-scale annual orientation program for 650 JD students.
Provides support to the peer tutoring and student travel programs.
Performs periodic research projects for the Dean of Students. Requirements
Bachelor’s degree + 1 year of full-time, post-undergraduate work experience - preferably in higher education student affairs
Highly motivated, detail-oriented team player
Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks, often under tight deadlines
Ability to work with a diverse range of constituents, including students, staff, faculty, alumni, senior government and university officials, and the public
Superior judgment and discretion
Experience handling confidential documents and matters, preferably in an education setting
Strong technology skills, including proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of programs - preference for experience with webpage design, editing and management
Experience managing budgets
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Highly organized and attentive to detail
Strong interest in student affairs Note: Due to the confidential nature of the duties of the Special Assistant to the Dean of Students, the opportunity is not open to students currently enrolled at Georgetown University Law Center. Current Employees: If you currently work at Georgetown University, please exit this website and login to GMS (gms.georgetown.edu) using your Net ID and password. Then select the Career worklet on your GMS Home dashboard to view Jobs at Georgetown. Submission Guidelines: Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions. Need Assistance: If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500 EEO Statement: Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. We are a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of our research, scholarship, faith and service. Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit University. Drawing upon the 450-year-old legacy of Jesuit education, we provide students with a world-class learning experience focused on educating the whole person through exposure to different faiths, cultures and beliefs. Students are challenged to engage in the world and become men and women in the service of others, especially the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of the community. These values are at the core of Georgetown’s identity, binding members of the community across diverse backgrounds.
Middle School Dean Of Students (Lodestar 6-8) (2018-2019)
Middle School Dean of Students (Lodestar 6-8) (2018-2019) Lodestar: A Lighthouse Community Public School THE ORGANIZATION:
Social justice movements come in all shapes and sizes. Here at Lighthouse Community Public Schools, we are engaged in an educational movement that goes beyond our classrooms working to disrupt educational inequities by providing our students and families exceptional educational opportunities every day. Grounded in our core values of community, integrity, agency, love, and social justice rooted in EL Education Model, LCPS is a leader in fostering innovative schools achieving exceptional student outcomes where each child is at the center of their own learning.
Our mission is to prepare diverse students for college, a career of their choice, and to be lifelong changemakers. Founded in 2002, LCPS operates a high-achieving K-12 public charter school, and our K-8 sister site, Lodestar, that opened in Fall 2016; serving nearly 1,000 students in East Oakland. Lighthouse is a beacon for public education and our graduates fulfill the promise of a better, brighter Oakland. 95% of our graduates, almost all of whom are first-generation college students, are accepted into four-year colleges.
We were named the Hart Vision Charter School of the Year in 2013, and the #1 high school for closing achievement for low-income Latino students in 2016. If the work we do here at LCPS appeals to your values regarding quality education for all then please join our movement! Learn more at www.lighthousecharter.org About Lodestar—A New Way of Doing School Lodestar is an innovative, new school that opened in East Oakland in Fall 2016.
Lodestar staff and families are excited by the possibility of transforming the traditional model of education to be student-centered and experiential. Our teaching pedagogy is built around: • Design principles of agency and belonging • Students belonging to an educational community that provides personalized learning • Project-based learning expeditions using Making/Arts/Design • “Just right” instruction in math and literacy. This model allows our teachers to specialize in delivering either project-based interdisciplinary learning or small-group, multi-age math or literacy instruction.
We opened our doors in 2016 with K-2 and 6 grades and have been growing since. In Fall of 2019, we will open the high school with our first class of 9th graders rising from 8th grade, adding grades until we have our first class of graduates in Spring of 2023. Take a look at our work and watch our lab in action here!
THE OPPORTUNITY: The Middle School Dean of Students at Lodestar- A Lighthouse Community Charter School enthusiastically serves as an architect and voice of student and school culture for our K-8 community. The Dean of Students is charged with creatively bringing our design principles of agency and belonging to life resulting in a community where students lead their own learning, are makers, work together and take care of each other.
Using mostly preventive strategies, the Dean of Students will develop a student body who: • are upstanders for their community and interrupt harmful behaviors. • find solutions to their problems and realize that their actions result in restorative and logical responses. • repair harm between all parties involved in a hurtful incident; for the good of all parties and the school community. The Middle School Dean of Students will also serve as a collaborative thought partner for teachers and staff to develop strategies to support community development, classroom management, and individualized responses to student needs. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES The Middle School Dean of Students’ primary charge is to foster the school-wide conditions for students to successfully build positive relationships and develop agency in managing their own behavior.
To this end, the Dean of Students will: Collaboratively Design and Implement a Responsive and Restorative Behavior Management System • Using principles of Responsive Classroom, Developmental Designs, and Restorative Justice, collaborate with the Leadership Team to design a responsive behavior system that clearly articulates the school-wide systems and supports students will use to build positive relationships and manage their own behavior. • Support teachers in the implementation of the school-wide behavior system by leading professional development workshops, conducting informal observations, and providing coaching on responsive and restorative practices. • When appropriate, provide direct preventive behavioral and relationship-based supports to cohorts of students or individual students who demonstrate the need. Restoratively Manage Student Referrals • Effectively respond to student referrals with a restorative and responsive lens as well as appropriate behavior modification strategies; elevate critical behavior issues to the Principal/Assistant Principal. • Manage a system to collect, input, and analyze student behavior referrals; track student attendance data, and identify areas of concern. • Using individual student behavior referral data and knowledge of the whole child identify behavioral trends to share with the student’s teaching team. • Using analysis of behavior referral data, identify potential revisions to improve behavior systems and additional necessary supports for teachers in implementing the system. • Observe target students or student sub-groups in the classroom in order to collaborate effectively with teachers to develop effective supports and behavior plans.
Collaboratively Design and Implement Individual Student Behavior and Social-Emotional Supports • Serve as a member of the COST team to share analysis of student behavior data, identify potential supports, and draft behavior plan in collaboration with the student’s teacher and leadership team. • Collaborate with teachers to implement individual behavior plans; in some cases, serve as a direct behavioral support to students with a behavior plan, 504 plan, or IEP. • Support teachers with the tracking of student behavioral and relationship-based growth during the implementation of the behavior plan. Collaboratively Build and Celebrate Positive School Culture • Collaborate with teachers and administrators to design and implement key whole-school activities to build and celebrate school culture, such as weekly community meetings, annual community-building trips, etc. • Support bridging and onboarding activities for new students and families during the summer before the start of the school year (for K-2 families and 6th grade students). • Develop student leadership pathways, student voice in community meetings, and opportunities for students to use their agency to build culture and community at Lodestar. • Identify ways to visually celebrate student achievement of character targets. • Lead a daily Crew of middle school students conducting student-led conferences on a quarterly basis for students in Crew. Provide Additional Support for Families • Attend and participate in evening family meetings on a monthly/bi-monthly basis. • Collaborate with Family Liaison Staff to support teachers during home visits at the start of the school year and on-going. • Provide targeted pre-emptive support for families of students who are at risk (e.g. previously retained, acute stress or trauma, identified COST students) Supervision of Lunch/Recess Staff • Hire, develop, supervise and evaluate a team of supervision staff members (recess or lunch) including at minimum monthly one-on-one check-ins and quarterly review sessions to set and evaluate progress towards goals. • Provide professional development for supervision staff including weekly team meetings and PD sessions during PDI weeks.
Other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor. Core Competencies We are looking for founders who exhibit competencies in our 5 tenets and the Lodestar agency mindset: High Expectations for All • Asset-Based & Equity-Focused Urban Educator:
Believes and demonstrates that every student can learn and commits to holding high expectations and an assets-based mindset even when students make mistakes. • Models Growth Mindset: Holds a growth-mindset for self, colleagues, and students demonstrated by self-reflection and the belief that everyone is a lifelong learner. Deep Learning • Restorative Learning:
Supports students to have agency to find solutions to mistakes and fix harm. Harm and mistakes done to the community are seen as learning opportunities to repair relationships for the good of all involved and the community. • Data Analyst: Transparently uses and analyzes student data to support students and identify school-wide patterns.
Serving the Whole Person & Engaging Families • Community Builder: Ensures a safe learning community that promotes a sense of belonging by building deep relationships, using restorative and responsive practices, addressing the whole person, embracing diversity and communicating effectively with students, families, colleagues, and community. • Community Member: Takes a humble and assets-based approach to working with and becoming a part of our community.
Professional Learning Community • Skilled Collaborator: Collaborates with empathy by listening to divergent perspectives and demonstrating mission-alignment, knowledge of child development and socio-emotional learning, and high levels of professionalism at all times. • Strategic Teammate: Works in a strategic manner autonomously and collaboratively despite complexity.
Agency Mindset • Models Agency: Exhibits persistence, creativity, flexibility, motivation to make change, and the ability to imagine new approaches and opportunities for impact. • Committed Founder: Brings passion to the founding of a new school as a dependable, organized, solutions-oriented, and optimistic founding team member committed to both starting up and staying for our kids.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • B.A. or B.S. required, Master’s Degree a plus • 3+ years experience working with urban youth required • Experience with one or more of the following: restorative justice, responsive classroom, Expeditionary Learning and any other progressive positive behavior approaches a plus • Appropriate California Credential a plus • Experience working in a progressive and personalized school model a plus • Bilingual in Spanish a plus SUPERVISION This position reports to the Founding K-8 Principal. TIME COMMITMENT 12-month full-time employee, 220 workdays. Position starts on July 1, 2018 with some opportunities for community engagement and onboarding prior to the start date with compensation available for work prior to start date.
Common Building Hours: The Middle School Dean of Students is expected to maintain hours of 8:00 - 5:00 pm. OUR COMPENSATION PACKAGE At Lighthouse Community Public Schools we take good care of our employees.
We provide a competitive compensation and benefits package, including a competitive salary and generous health and retirement benefits (100% employee health coverage/50% for dependents; 8% employer-matching for retirement program; medical and dependent FSA). TO APPLY People of color and/or bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should submit: • Resume • Cover letter describing your interest in this exciting position and why you are an optimal fit, including how your educational philosophy, approach to student learning and behavior, and expertise would contribute to the Lodestar founding team • 3 references with Name, Email, Phone Number and Title/nature of working relationship Application submission screening and initial phone interviews will be completed on a rolling basis until filled. In-person interviews and performance tasks will take place on-site. Lighthouse Community Charter School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity at all levels.
Associate Provost And Dean Of Students
Position Purpose Serves as the Chief Student Affairs Officer for the University. In collaboration with the Provost, fosters and sustains a student-centered living-learning environment which focuses on developing and expanding opportunities, partnerships, and relationships between and among students, faculty and staff. Specific attention is given to support of an exceptionally engaging co-curricular experience and leading the programs and professionals of the Student Affairs Division. Exercises broad oversight of the Division’s programs and operations and directly supervises the personnel and programs of Student Affairs while fostering the building of community among students and between student groups. Job Function In collaboration with the President and the Provost, the Associate Provost/Dean is responsible for developing and pursuing the vision for Student Affairs at Belmont University. Formulates and executes short-term and long-range strategic plans for the divisions within Student Affairs including Residence Life, Student Health and Counseling Services and Student Activities. Job Function Empower and mentor staff members so that they can achieve institutional, personal, and professional goals. Job Function Represent Student Affairs through participation in institutional decision-making, university-wide committees and teams, and regular attendance at campus functions. Job Function Support and prioritize the broad developmental needs (e.g. cognitive, emotional, social, spiritual, physical) of a diverse student body. Job Function Serve as a member of the Provost Council and advise the Provost on issues related to student life, student success, and student leadership development. Job Function Collaborate with other University leaders in further developing a strong, student-centered environment for both undergraduate and graduate students. Job Function The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions Belmont University is dedicated to the health and well being of all of its students, faculty and staff. In an endeavor to provide the healthiest possible environment, Belmont is a tobacco free campus. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University’s values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.
Knowledge of FERPA, HIPPA, and other federal laws pertaining to student affairs.
Understanding of private Christian higher education.
Must possess creativity, strong communication, writing, organizational, diplomatic, and human relations skills.
Must have strong presentation skills in group and one-on-one settings.
Must be responsive and empathetic in meeting a variety of diverse student/family/constituent needs.
Ability to supervise and manage staff members effectively in meeting performance expectations and fulfilling the needs of the University.
Experience developing and managing department or divisional budgets.
Demonstrated ability to creatively solve problems.
Commitment to, and support of, Belmont University’s Mission, Vision, and Values statements.
Ability and desire to serve in an environment that emphasizes innovation, continuous improvement, and teamwork.
Ability to negotiate and resolve conflicts.
Ability to foster collaboration and initiative among staff.
Effective crisis and risk management skills.
Experience working in a fast-paced environment and the ability to respond to high-pressure situations. Ability to thrive in an environment of hard work. Additional Information Belmont University is a student-centered Christian community providing an academically challenging education that empowers men and women of diverse backgrounds to engage and transform the world with disciplined intelligence, compassion, courage and faith. Belmont’s vision is to be a leader among teaching universities, bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. Our mission, vision and values statements may be found at http://www.belmont.edu/about/mission.html. Prepare a one-page essay of about 300-400 words that describes how your Christian faith informs and influences your personal and professional life, how it plays a role in your interest in joining Belmont University, and how it will help you contribute to Belmont University given our mission, vision, and values statements. Attach an electronic version of your resume, cover letter, and response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, and Values statements in order to complete the online application process. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University. Belmont University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. In compliance with federal law, including provisions of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Belmont University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, military service, or sexual orientation in its administration of education policies, programs or activities; its admissions policies; or employment. Under federal law, the University may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purposes. Belmont’s Office of Human Resources actively pursues an annual affirmative action plan that outlines the university’s commitment to hiring women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals in all positions. Special instructions to applicants
Position Title:* Associate Provost and Dean of Students
Position number:* AD1007 Posting date: 11/17/2017 Open Until Filled: Yes
Job Type:* Full-Time
Internal Job Category:* Staff
Dean Of Students
The ideal candidate would demonstrate:
- Successful teaching and administrative experience, with a high level of independence and professional discretion,
- Knowledge of positive behavior support systems and intervention strategies,
- Positive leadership skills, and
- Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
Regionally Competitive Salary and Benefits.
Start Date: November 1, 2017
- Assists with the implementation of the school's behavior, operations and academic programs.
- Provides proactive leadership to engage all stakeholders in the delivery of programs and services to support the students' academic achievement, personal and social development.
- Works cooperatively with the principal, counselors, nurse, staff, students and parents towards a positive school climate.
- Assists in the supervision, observation and evaluation of professional, paraprofessional, and non-professional personnel attached to the program, as assigned.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
*NYS Administration Certification (SDL or SBL)
*Demonstrated successful teaching and/or counseling experience
At Ulster BOCES, our mission is to provide high quality shared educational, administrative, and technical services that will enable component school districts to develop the capacity of their students and adults to achieve higher standards of performance. With an emphasis on economic efficiencies, Ulster BOCES is committed to offering educational programs that enable all students to prepare for employment and/or post-secondary education.
The Ulster County Board of Cooperative Education Services is an educational agency serving eight component school districts. They are: Ellenville Central School District • Highland Central School District • Kingston City Schools Consolidated • New Paltz Central School District • Onteora Central School District • Rondout Valley Central School District • Saugerties Central School District • Wallkill Central School District
Generous health insurance, dental and vision benefits. Paid time off. New York state retirement system membership and 403(b) tax-sheltered annuities plan. Flexible spending plan, disability benefits, employee assistance program and tuition reimbursement.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Sole Supervisory District of Ulster County (the “District”), complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. The District operates all educational programs and activities in compliance with federal laws which prohibit discrimination based on age, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, marital status, veteran status, national origin or race. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. Section 1681, et seq.), among other bases, prohibits public school districts from discrimination against students on the basis of sex. The prohibition against sex discrimination covers sexual harassment, including sexual violence. All inquiries or complaints concerning any form of discrimination may be referred to the District's Compliance Officer, Dr. Laurie Cassel, 175 Route 32 North, New Paltz, New York, 12561 ~ email@example.com ~ (845) 255-1400 or to the Office of Civil Rights of the United States Department of Education.
Making better hires starts with building better job descriptions
- Browse 100s of templates across 40+ industries
- Customize your template with your company info & job requirements
- Post it to 20+ job boards in seconds – for FREE!