Dean of Students

FIU - Florida International University  |  Miami, FL

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Job Overview

Posted about 3 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Dean of Students

Job Type: Management
Location: Miami, FL
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 1412


Housing for Position:
None provided
Housing for Position:
None provided
Doctorate/J.D. Required
Major Preference:
No Preference

Doctorate/J.D. Required
Major Preference:
No Preference

Position Description

About FIU


Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity and recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers 196 bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida's anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU's Medina Aquarius Program houses the Aquarius Reef Base, a unique underwater research facility in the Florida Keys. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and more than 400 student- athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit


Job Summary


The Dean of Students, reports to the Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, and is responsible for providing vision, leadership, policy direction and supervision for Dean of Students Office, Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution, Title IX, and special initiatives related to student well-being.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Proactively identifies and assesses potential issues and trends that may adversely affect students and provides campus leadership and direction for policy development and oversight.
  • Chairs the University's Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) to provide outreach to students who are referred to or brought to the attention of the Dean of Students Office by concerned faculty, staff, family members, fellow students, or other community members.
  • Ensures ongoing documentation, tracking, and assessment of cases. Independently maintains an overview of the caseload of students in distress by providing summary information of situations and resolutions each semester and annually.
  • Serves on the University's Emergency Response Team. And provides 24 hour on call response for emergencies and crisis situations. Responds to student problems and provides emergency assistance to students, parents, faculty, and others in crisis in emergencies such as hurricanes, storms, and/or any other university emergency closing. Meets and extends comfort and information to parents and families of students who have experienced a serious incident.
  • Serves as primary contact for coordination of response to students in crisis. Works in collaboration with Student Conduct, Counseling and Psychological Services, Disability Resource Center, Residential Life, Police, and others who may be involved in delivering services to students in crisis.
  • Conducts training as requested related to the duties of the Dean of Students.
  • In consultation with the University Title IX Coordinator, oversees all mandatory student educational training related to Title IX/sexual assault (It's On Us), to ensure university compliance with federal mandates. Responsible for the oversight of training for students and implementing an awareness campaign. Ensures that Title IX investigators and responders receive certification training and ongoing training and development. Oversees the development of increased services and programs that are required as part of the federal mandate for sexual assault prevention.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders across the University community to disseminate information related to student wellbeing.
  • Oversees current Panthers Care initiative, including all marketing, social media and outreach and works with SVP of Academic & Student Affairs to determine programmatic strategies.


Departmental Requirement


  • Doctoral degree and six (6) years of relevant experience.


Job Category



Advertised Salary

Starting at $100,000, salary is commensurate with experience and education.


Work Schedule

Begin Time: 8:30 a.m. End Time: 5:00 p.m.


Pre-Employment Requirements

Criminal Background Check

Fingerprinting Check


How To Apply

Please visit us on-line at and reference job opening ID 518125


If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process.


In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.


Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.


*This posting will close at 12am on June 21.


Disclosures Clery Notice

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the University Police department at Florida International University provides information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three (3) calendar years. The FIU Annual Security report is available online at: Safety_Guide.pdf.


To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).


Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.


FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.




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