Assistant Dean of Students-Student Services

Bunker Hill Community College  |  Boston, MA

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Posted about 2 weeks ago Full-Time

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Position Title:

Assistant Dean of Students-Student Services

Job Type: Student Affairs Administration
Location: Boston, MA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 2-year
Institution Size: < 8,000 Students
Employer ID: 15974


Salary Range:
$75,000 - $87,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Salary Range:
$75,000 - $87,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Masters Required
Major Preference:

Masters Required
Major Preference:

Position Description

Category: Administrators

Department: Student Services

Locations: Boston, MA

Posted: Feb 28, 2019

Type: Full-time

Ref No.: NUP


About Bunker Hill Community College:



Bunker Hill Community College is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. Ranked among the 25 fastest growing public two-year colleges in the United States, BHCC is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, MA, in nearby Chelsea, MA, and at three satellite locations within the Greater Boston area. BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges.

BHCC offers 103 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce prepared for better and more highly skilled jobs. Sixty-seven percent of students are people of color and more than fifty percent are women.

Bunker Hill Community College BHCC is nationally recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream and is one of four colleges awarded the National Gates Foundation Achieving the Dream Catalyst grant.


BHCC is a progressive institution guided by five goals: to Foster Student Success, Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness, Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity and Develop the College's Infrastructure. The College is committed to a learning community teaching/learning environment and, as an Achieving the Dream institution, is focused on data-driven student success.

Living in Boston:

Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America with twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offering exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, museums, galleries and an extensive network of parks and outdoor recreational areas. Unemployment consistently tracks lower than the national average and job growth in 2014 and 2015 were ahead of projections. Eighty-plus colleges and a quarter of a million college students in the area make Boston one of the country's "youngest major metropolis," according to Boston magazine. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation.



Job Description:


Bunker Hill Community College, a vibrant and diverse higher education learning environment in Boston, Massachusetts, is seeking an Assistant Dean of Students. Reporting to the Senior Student Affairs Officer, the Dean of Students, the Assistant Dean will provide leadership for the oversight and implementation of the Student Code of Conduct and supervision of one or more offices within the division including the Disability Support Services Office. The Assistant Dean should have a strong knowledge of student development theory and demonstrate how to apply theory in working with a diverse student body. As a member of the Dean of Students Office, the Assistant Dean will join a highly collaborative team dedicated to promoting student learning, advocating for student concerns and assuring fairness for all students. The successful candidate should also demonstrate the ability to develop strong working relationships across campus constituents.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for oversight of the daily operations of the Student Code of Conduct system, including incident report reviews, investigations, correspondence, student disciplinary hearings, and database management in collaboration with and in support of the Dean of Students.
  • Utilizes Maxient to review all incoming Judicial, CARE team, Grade Appeal and Medical Withdrawal reports, assigns each case and assures that all cases are updated.
  • Trains professional staff who serve as judicial board hearing members.
  • Tracks all students of concern via Maxient and assures that each student has information about on-campus and off-campus resources
  • Administers BHCC policies and procedures for medical re-entry to the college.
  • Supervises the Office of Disability Support Services.
  • Collaborates with the College Equity Officer to provide information and resources to students regarding ADA compliance.
  • Is an active member of the BHCC New Student Day program team. Provides leadership for strategic planning with direct reports to assess programs, policies and procedures to assure best practices.
  • Oversees all Division of Student Affairs assessment activities.
  • Shares on-call responsibilities during nights and weekends with the other Assistant Dean and the Dean of Students.
  • Responds to CARE/Threat Assessment reports, works with the Dean of Students and other members of the CARE team to identify responses for individual students as needed.
  • Coordinates on-boarding of all staff in the Division of Student Affairs.
  • Creates a social media presence for the Division of Student Affairs including updating messages, boards and promoting events.
  • Utilizes Chickering's Vector's to inform student program development, alignment with Institutional Learning Outcomes and the College's mission.
  • Stays current on national best practices in Student Affairs and applies these principles.
  • Drafts end of the year reports on all educational efforts and prepare Annual Unit Plans for all offices in concert with the Directors/Coordinators.
  • Works in conjunction with the Title IX Officer on matters involving student issues.
  • Collaborates with Diversity and Equity staff to champion ADA issues at the College.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate on College committees as needed. Perform other related duties as required/assigned.



  • Master's degree in Student Affairs or Higher Education Administration.
  • 7 or more years, post-masters experience in Student Affairs.
  • Five or more years of experience in mid to high level Student Code of Conduct.
  • Direct experience supporting students with disabilities including working with students on the Autism spectrum.
  • Is able to work in a highly-collaborative reflective practitioner environment.
  • Evidence of advanced supervisory skills. Able to provide support, timely feedback and clear communication to all staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to students in crisis, engage in threat assessment and refer to external resources.
  • Demonstrated professional knowledge in best practices for behavioral intervention teams.
  • Cultural awareness and competency demonstrated by working with and/or understanding of individuals of diverse identities including ethnicity, race, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, gender identity, and veterans status as well as those with different levels of academic preparation and physical and learning abilities.
  • Competent in MS Word,Outlook, Student Information systems (Colleague) Maxient or like systems.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills

Additional Information:

Salary Range: $75,000.00-$87,000.00

Review Date: To ensure consideration, applications must be received by March 28, 2019

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position please upload the following documents to your account:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • A Copy of your Unofficial Transcripts

Please be sure to address the Required Qualifications in your documents.

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