Dean of Students

Maryville University of Saint Louis  |  St. Louis, MO

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Job Overview

Posted 4 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Dean of Students

Job Type: Student Affairs Administration Student Conduct
Location: St. Louis, MO
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 8,000 Students
Employer ID: 30708


Housing for Position:
None provided
Housing for Position:
None provided
Doctorate/J.D. Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
8-10 Years

Doctorate/J.D. Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
8-10 Years

Position Description

At Maryville University, we power dreams, not just degrees. Our vision is to be the innovative leader in higher education promoting a revolution in student learning that expands access and opportunities for all. 

Maryville is searching for an energetic and forward-thinking Dean of Students to join its dynamic Student Life team.  The successful candidate will have a passion for working closely with students in a fast-paced, innovative, student-centered work environment.  The Dean supports the work of the Vice President for Student Life and will be a visionary and collaborative leader within the division; responsible for providing programs, services, and initiatives to foster a strong sense of campus community and increased student engagement. 

The successful candidate must be committed to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for students, staff, and faculty.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide supervision to departments within Student Life
  • Serve as Deputy Title IX Coordinator which includes serving as an investigator
  • Chair the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT)
  • Oversight of the Student Conduct process working collaboratively with residential life
  • Policy review, development, and implementation
  • Student outcomes assessment
  • Developing quality relationships with students
  • Serve as member on the Critical Incident Response Team
  • Coordinate Commencement
  • Address/resolve student issues and concerns
  • Chair strategic planning process within the division of Student Life
  • Budget management
  • Serve, when needed, in place of the Vice President for Student Life
  • Collaborate with departments across all levels of the university in addressing/resolving students’ needs/issues, delivering programs and services and building community
  • Provide leadership to student life professional development committee
  • Keep current with best practices and trends in student affairs and higher education

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications/Skills:

  • Master’s degree with a minimum of 8-10 years of progressively responsible experience within Student Affairs
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure and collaboratively within a team
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, coordinate and direct multiple projects, people, and activities
  • Ability to exercise diplomacy, good judgement, discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated record of strong managerial and collegial leadership
  • Experience in supervision of professional staff and budget management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of higher education law (e.g. Title IX, Clery, Drug Free Schools Act, FERPA)
  • Exceptional communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to manage details, anticipate needs, and maintain high standards of conduct
  • Demonstrated experience in dealing with crises
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and build relationships

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in higher education leadership or related field
  • Familiarity with Advocate by Symplicity and student information systems

Application Information

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