Dean of Students & Title IX Co-Coordinator
Neumann University is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Dean of Students & Title IX Co-Coordinator. This position reports directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs.
The Dean of Students & Title IX Co-Coordinator serves within the Student Affairs Unit to provide leadership in the administration of key service and educational functions related to student care, wellness, and community standards that are grounded in Neumann’s Catholic traditions and Franciscan values. This position supports the growth and development of all students by providing administration and oversight for a comprehensive student conduct process, a student care team to support at-risk students, and educational programming related to wellness and prevention. The Dean provides leadership and supervision for the Counseling Center for Wellness, Student Health Services, Community Standards/Student Conduct, and Wellness Education/Health Prevention. The Dean of Students & Title IX Co-Coordinator coordinates new student orientation and assists with commencement in partnership academic affairs.
Qualifications include: Master's degree required, Doctoral degree preferred in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, Counseling or a related field; ten years of progressively responsible experience in higher education Student Affairs with administrative and supervisory background; clear evidence of excellent skills in organizational leadership, program planning, evaluation, and assessment; excellent communication skills in both verbal and written formats; ability to provide leadership and coordination in times of crisis; ability to oversee the performance and development of professional staff in multiple areas; ability to manage and maintain budgets; knowledge of and congruence with the Catholic Franciscan character of the University.
Dean of Students & Title IX Co-Coordinator
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- Demonstrate an appreciation for and understanding of the Catholic Franciscan tradition and values of Neumann University and foster a student experience that is congruent with the University’s Catholic Franciscan values.
- Proactively assess, analyze, and quantify risks to establish priorities, an acceptable level of tolerance, and/or risk avoidance from an Institutional and program/department perspective.
- Serve as Chief Student Conduct Officer; coordinate the investigation and adjudication of alleged violations of the student code of conduct policies.
- Serve as a Title IX Co-Coordinator and assist in leading the University’s Title IX Committee.
- Provide leadership for the development, implementation and evaluation of policies and regulations pertaining to student behavior and conduct, alcohol and drug education, sexual misconduct, harassment and other bias-based offenses.
- Supervise Director of Counseling, Coordinator of Student Health Services, Specialist for Community Standards and Student Conduct, and Coordinator for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention.
- Oversee the student care team students of concern meetings and ensures cooperative responses across the campus community as necessary and appropriate.
- Coordinate new student orientation for first year and transfer students in partnership with Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management.
- Assist in coordination of commencement with academic affairs.
- Respond to student needs in a timely and caring manner.
- Support a culture of student success by leading efforts of programing and support to vulnerable populations, such as historically underrepresented groups, first-generation college students, veterans, transfer/adult/non-traditional students, and others.
- Provide support of engagement efforts for parents and families of new and current students aimed to support student success and retention.
- Oversee and collaboratively manage department budgets.
- Employ current technology to develop an effective case management system for student care and student conduct.
- Develop and manage the student care, wellness, and community standards webpage, portal, and social media engagement.
- Initiates and directs planning, evaluation, and assessment activities to ensure quality.
- Provide leadership with regard to outcomes assessment and the introduction of best practices.
- Collaborate with Campus Safety and other campus constituents for emergency crisis and response protocols.
- Support strategic plan goals related to student care, wellness, civility and civic engagement on campus.
- Serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet, and other University committees and taskforces as needed.
- Maintain a high level of visibility on campus and cultivate strong connections with students, faculty, and administrators. Regularly interact with and support student leaders.
- As a visible agent of the University, the highest standards of conduct, attitude, confidentiality and appearance are expected in all aspects of performance.
- Support the administration of grants in Student Affairs that promote student care and wellness efforts.
- Assist and support all levels of administration in achieving the University’s mission and strategic objectives by bringing an efficient approach to evaluating, mitigating and monitoring risk management assessments.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Understand and adhere to all applicable safety policies and procedures including safety education, accident preventions and safe work environment.
||This listing expires on: 6/22/2021