Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.
Reporting to the dean of student affairs, and working closely with colleagues throughout the university, the assistant dean provides leadership on gender issues, social life, a respectful and inclusive campus culture and alcohol and other drug harm reduction initiatives. The assistant dean leads the development of policies, procedures and training for students, staff and faculty.
Required Education and Experience:
1. Master's degree in a related discipline and one year of experience in academic administration or management or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 2. Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in public health approaches to sexual misconduct prevention and alcohol and other drug harm reduction initiatives. 3. Experience in program development, education and outreach efforts, and staff training. 4. Experience in student life in a highly-selective, liberal arts environment.
Excellent organizational, planning, management, supervision and leadership skills. Ability to inspire others to perform at their best, and to set high standards of performance for self and staff.
Demonstrated ability to engage in collaborative management of programs. Superb interpersonal skills and the ability to respectfully work with a diverse group of people. Commitment to and ability to clearly communicate the values and purposes of a highly selective liberal arts university.
Demonstrated ability to handle stressful, challenging and emotionally-charged situations, and create thoughtful, fair and institutionally-aligned responses. Provide leadership in times of crisis or conflict. Demonstrated ability to work well with ambiguity and to consider multiple perspectives.
Demonstrated counseling skills. A strong understanding of best practices in student affairs (e.g., NASPA, ACPA, NODA, ASCA).
Demonstrated ability to create and sustain an environment of mutual respect and tolerance that supports a responsible, inclusive community. Demonstrated track record of generating and encouraging creative ideas, innovative thinking, and imaginative solutions to problems. Willingness to seek out and utilize the views of others.
Preferred Education and Experience: Advanced degree (Ph.D., Ed.D.)
Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at https://bit.ly/YaleCareers-61735BR. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.
We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.
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