Dean of Students

Azusa Pacific University  |  Azusa, CA

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Job Overview

Posted 3 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Dean of Students

Job Type: Student Affairs Administration
Location: Azusa, CA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 8,000 Students
Employer ID: 31481

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Doctorate/J.D. Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
8-10 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Doctorate/J.D. Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
8-10 Years

Position Description

Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Dean of Students is responsible for promoting Christ-centered student thriving and engagement across APU’s Azusa and Regional Campuses.  The Dean of Students provides vision and direction for a diverse, Christian campus community and culture, creating a challenging and supportive co-curricular environment consistent with the developmental objectives of the university.  


Job Requirements

Essential functions include:

  • Participates as a member of the Student Affairs administrative team in overseeing division-wide strategic planning and initiatives. Develops policies and practices which enhance the ability of Student Affairs to interact with all divisions to meet the goals of the university.
  • Actively initiates and cultivates campus partnerships across the academy, creating synergy and collaboration to provide a seamless student experience.
  • Provides oversight and supervision for the Associate Dean of Judicial Affairs and Operations, Associate Dean of Student Engagement, Director of Residence Life, and Director of Graduate and Professional Student Engagement, and these respective areas.
  • Ensures ethical practice and compliance with federal and state regulatory requirements.
  • Models responsible stewardship through managing departmental budgeting processes under their span of care.
  • Assesses student satisfaction, learning and engagement and utilizes available data to inform decisions and strategic priorities.
  • Coordinates Student Affairs’ crisis response through partnerships with the Dean of Student Wellness and Department of Campus Safety. Acts as primary administrator regarding any significant student issues on campus (e.g., student protest, etc.).
  • Serves as a member of the Campus Relations Team, potentially as the spokesperson for any student-related issues. Serves on other university committees as deemed appropriate by the Vice President.
  • Performs other duties and assignments as required by the Vice President.

Application Information

For more information about the position and our application process, please visit https://apustaffjobs.silkroad.com/ (reference position # S024). Official APU application, supplemental application questions, curriculum vitae or resume, and letter of interest are required.

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