This position will remain open until filled. Initial application review date: 01/20/2020.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 01/9/2020 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/20/2020. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Under the direction of the Dean of Student Affairs, the Assistant Dean is responsible for supporting the growth, needs, and well-being of Marshall College's diverse students, as well as building inclusive communities in which all students can develop as scholars and citizens. The Assistant Dean is part of the Dean of Student Affairs' Leadership Team, and works to advance the vision and mission of Marshall Student Affairs alongside the Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Residential Life and the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs focused on student leadership and engagement.
Specifically, the Assistant Dean will be responsible for: developing educational, social, and cultural programming for Marshall College's diverse student communities, with a special focus on underrepresented and minoritized students, first generation students, and commuters; implementing strategic initiatives and tracking strategic planning efforts; serving as the primary assessment officer for Marshall College Student Affairs; supporting students in crisis; implementing student conduct procedures; leading Marshall College's nonresidential restorative justice/practices to build community and address harms; advising individual students and student organizations as assigned by the Dean; and acting for the Dean in his/her absence.
Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Specifically expected to work at Triton Days, Orientation, and Commencement.
Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Cultural Studies, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Thorough knowledge of Student Affairs/Student Life specialization.
Proven understanding of national trends and best practices in student leadership and development theories, models and philosophies. Ability to effectively organize learning opportunities that are consistent with stages of student development. Ability to effectively facilitate group discussions.
Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Experience interacting in sensitive situations with individuals and groups from a wide range of academic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds. Knowledge and skill in making sound independent judgement, addressing student concerns, and working with colleagues to provide needed referrals, resources, and outreach.
Ability to work with college students to set goals, prioritizes, plan, budget, implement, and evaluate educational, cultural and social programs. Familiarity with and understanding of student needs and concerns. Ability to research, evaluate, assess, and find solutions for changing student needs.
Demonstrated experience in leading or collaborating in advancing a culture of student-centered assessment and evaluation.
Proven ability to develop, interpret, and apply university policies and procedures, in consultation with higher level professionals and/or management.
Strong project management, problem identification and reasoning skills. Knowledge and skill in the management and administration of budgets, personnel, and facilities and skill in using resources effectively.
Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance. Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems. Ability to represent the best interests of the institution, and the students it serves.
Strong organizational, planning, and time management skills to handle multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously. Ability to meet deadlines, to work effectively individually and as part of a team. Remain flexible in a strong service and results oriented environment while providing creative solutions.
Proven interpersonal communication skills to interact effectively and diplomatically with diverse student and community populations. Commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in higher education.
Demonstrated skills in active listening and critical thinking. Ability to work well as a team member and foster positive relationships with coworkers and colleagues across campus.
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