Associate Dean, Off Campus Commons

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute  |  Troy, NY

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Job Overview

Posted September 15, 2021 Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Associate Dean, Off Campus Commons

Job Type: Adult/Commuter/Off-Campus Student Services Student Affairs Administration
Location: Troy, NY
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 8,000 Students
Employer ID: 1720

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Benefits

Additional Compensation:
Rensselaer’s Total Compensation Program is designed to provide stable pay growth, a comprehensive and affordable benefits package, and a comprehensive and affordable retiree medical and prescription plan. Rensselaer is recognized locally and nationally for the depth and breadth of its compensation and benefits program. Our goal is to provide you and your family with a comprehensive health and welfare program as an umbrella of financial security and protection during your employment. For details, please review the benefits guide found at this link: Benefits Guide.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Additional Compensation:
Rensselaer’s Total Compensation Program is designed to provide stable pay growth, a comprehensive and affordable benefits package, and a comprehensive and affordable retiree medical and prescription plan. Rensselaer is recognized locally and nationally for the depth and breadth of its compensation and benefits program. Our goal is to provide you and your family with a comprehensive health and welfare program as an umbrella of financial security and protection during your employment. For details, please review the benefits guide found at this link: Benefits Guide.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education, Other
Experience:
5-7 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education, Other
Experience:
5-7 Years

Position Description

Associate Dean, Off Campus Common

Quick apply: https://careers.rpi.edu/en-us/job/492769/

Who we are:  For nearly 200 years, Rensselaer has been defining the scientific and technological advances of our world. Rensselaer serves over 7,600 undergraduate and graduate students from 49 states and 63 countries. Guided by the Rensselaer Plan 2024, Rensselaer seeks to transform the delivery of pedagogical innovations, and to be a transformative agent in the 21st century and beyond. (CLASS)- Clustered Learning, Advocacy, and Support for Students is a comprehensive approach to the student experience at Rensselaer. Through ongoing support, guidance, and co-curricular activities, CLASS connects students to a network of faculty, staff, and other students, ensuring that they are part of a strong community of learners. As students strive to become the leaders of tomorrow, CLASS helps them develop the intellectual agility, multicultural sophistication, and global awareness that will enable them to change the world.

Job Summary: The Associate Dean, is responsible for providing support for Clustered Learning, Advocacy and Support for students (CLASS) through the implementation of programs and services for students living in the off-campus commons. In addition, the Associate Dean, will assist with development and implementation of civic engagement and community service opportunities that enhance student leadership, academic, and professional goals. The incumbent will develop all policies and procedures, marketing strategies, data collection methods and provide daily management for the off-campus community center and civic engagement program. civic engagement program.

Application Instructions: Follow the on-screen prompts to create an application at https://careers.rpi.edu/en-us/job/492769/. Please be ready to upload your resume and cover letter.  If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact careers@rpi.edu  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

COVID-19 Pandemic Protocols: As Rensselaer welcomes undergraduate and graduate students back to campus for an in-person academic experience, all faculty and staff are expected to work onsite, with no remote work allowed. In addition, Rensselaer requires all faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Requests for exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.


Job Requirements

Candidates will hae  Master's Degree in student personnel, higher education administration, or counseling or related area. In addition, candidates will have five (5) years of relevant experience in higher education administration with three (3) years of experience directly working with commuter and/or off-campus students, along with experience in program planning, facility management, budget development, and assessment

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities include:

  • Knowledge and understanding of commuter students and services, and national best practices
  • Demonstrated understanding of civic engagement and service learning theory and practice
  • Demonstrated understanding of student and identity development theory and ability to apply constructs in programming
  • Demonstrated experience in development of programs and services for off-campus or commuter services
  • Demonstrated experience responding appropriately to student concerns and manage student issues
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data
  • Requires ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to work in fast paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Demonstrated problem solving and project management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet established goals and objectives
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to work in fast paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Demonstrated problem solving and project management skills

COVID-19 Pandemic ProtocolsAs Rensselaer welcomes undergraduate and graduate students back to campus for an in-person academic experience, all faculty and staff are expected to work onsite, with no remote work allowed. In addition, Rensselaer requires all faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Requests for exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

Application Information

Application Instructions: Follow the on-screen prompts to create an application at https://careers.rpi.edu/en-us/job/492769/. Please be ready to upload your resume and cover letter. If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact careers@rpi.edu Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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