Baptist Health Sciences University (BHSU), located in Memphis, TN is seeking a dynamic, innovative leader to serve as Dean of Student Services. The Dean of Students coordinates the administration of the Office of Student Life for Baptist University, serves as an advocate for students, and works collaboratively with students, colleagues, and other interested parties to develop policies, programs and activities that promote student success, retention, and graduation. This position reports directly to the VP for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs and serves on the EMSA’s Leadership Team. This position directly supervises and has oversight for the following areas: Student Conduct, Residence Life, Student Health Services, Counseling, Student Activities and Leadership. Responsible for department operations 8 hours/day, 5 days/week and for resolving issues which may occur at any time during the week. Incumbent is subject to hours beyond the normal workday.
The person in this position will serve as a Campus Security Authority (CSA). A CSA has significant responsibility for student and campus activities and is designated as an individual to whom students and employees should report criminal offenses. It is the responsibility of the CSA to report to the Security Office all allegations of crimes.
Job performance will be measured against the following accountabilities:
Responsible for creating a culture of learning and engagement for students by applying student development theories and learning outcomes to develop, implement and assess activities, policies, procedures and programs that promote students' academic and personal success.
Serve as the college disciplinary officer; develop and enhance educational programs, investigate disruptive student behavior reports, process appeals, initiate warnings, suspension, and disciplinary actions.
Prepares and administers the departmental operational/capital budget as required for controlling department operations and assisting with administrative decision-making and planning.
Provides transformational leadership for the Office of Student Life staff; to direct, support, and supervise staff as necessary to meet the goals of the university and Office of Student Life.
Performs related accountabilities/responsibilities as required or directed.
Baptist Health Sciences University located in Memphis, TN, prepares graduates for careers of service and leadership by providing a comprehensive health sciences education within an integrated environment of learning and Christian principles.
Grounded in Christian principles and building on the legacy of education since 1912, Baptist University is a private, specialized institution focusing on undergraduate education in the health sciences. The College seeks to attract a diverse student population who shares commitments to Christian values and ethics, academic excellence, and lifelong professional development. Learning takes place not just in the classroom setting, but in some of the finest medical facilities available. Our curriculum includes both general and health studies, as well as major-specific course work in order to prepare competent and caring health care professionals.
In partnership with Baptist Memorial Health Care, Baptist University extends the learning environment beyond the classroom to include experiences found in real world health care settings throughout the Mid-South. We believe our graduates have tremendous opportunities to extend Christ's work of compas...sionate healing as noted with the words "Higher Education with a Higher Purpose" on our college seal.