Associate Dean of Student Affairs & Special Assistant to the Dean of Student Affairs

Bowdoin College  |  Brunswick, ME

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Associate Dean of Student Affairs & Special Assistant to the Dean of Student Affairs

Job Type: Student Affairs Administration
Location: Brunswick, ME
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 2,000 Students
Employer ID: 24434
Application Deadline: 02/16/2018

Benefits

Salary Range:
$75,000 - $93,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$75,000 - $93,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred,
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:
5-7 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred,
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:
5-7 Years

Position Description

The Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Special Assistant to the Dean of Student Affairs works closely with the Dean of Student Affairs and the department heads within student affairs to lead key divisional and/or departmental initiatives. In addition to special project assignments which serve as a primary focus, on-going responsibilities include: serving as a member of the Division of Student Affairs leadership team; serving on College committees and work groups as assigned by the Dean of Student Affairs; developing and leading departmental evaluation and assessment reviews; coordinating a robust professional development program for the 125 members of the Division; organizing divisional and department head retreats; tracking divisional and departmental budgets; and drafting and editing reports and correspondence. The Associate Dean also works closely with the Dean of Students and her staff assisting the “Dean’s team”, when necessary, with all manner of student issues.  This includes serving as a member of the on-call rotation. When necessary, stand-in for the Dean of Students on Judicial Board cases and cases of student sexual misconduct and gender-based violence.

This position is a year-round position (.92 FTE) working eleven months each year, which offers employees greater flexibility in taking time away from the office when the College is not in session including summer, winter, and spring breaks. Regular hours vary due to needs of the division or College. A flexible schedule is necessary. Evening and weekend work hours and limited travel required.


Job Requirements

Master’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of success in leading and managing projects and be a hard worker who enjoys a fast-paced work environment where the needs and priorities are shifting from moment to moment. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team and to develop and maintain productive, collegial working relationships with students, staff, faculty, parents, and alumni.  Must possess excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills, including report writing and editing; a style which is highly collaborative and results-oriented; excellent judgment; and proven strategic planning and execution skills. Must have an appreciation of the diversity of our community and be able to communicate effectively across difference. Must be exceptionally well organized and possess superb administrative skills. A sense of humor is required!

A minimum of six years of progressively responsible and relevant work experience, including experience working with a diverse group of people in a collaborative manner is required.

Application Information

Please apply online through the Bowdoin College career page: https://careers.bowdoin.edu/postings/4722

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