Student Services Professional, Academic-Related II 12-month position
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Fowler College of Business / Division of Student Affairs San Diego State University
The Fowler College of Business Center for Student Success and the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity announce a search for an Assistant Dean of Student Affairs to begin assigned duties approximately April 1, 2023.
The Assistant Dean works in collaboration with the Dean of the Fowler College of Business and the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity to deliver and integrate student services in the academic setting. In general the Assistant Dean is responsible for establishing, communicating and maintaining student support services and for student advising and advocacy within their academic division; supporting college and campus recruitment, orientation and retention efforts; facilitating student leadership development and co-curricular involvement; and for special project as assigned by their college dean or the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity. In the delivery of their responsibilities, assistant deans work closely with a number of campus departments and programs including, though not limited to, Enrollment Services, New Student and Parent Programs, Student Life and Leadership, Career Services, Student right and Responsibilities, Counseling and Psychological Services, Student Disability Services and others.
Salary Range: $7,714 - $8,542
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Masters degree in business administration, counseling, higher education administration, or related field; three to five years of related experience in an academic setting; and experience in higher education, particularly in the area of advising and career counseling.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of organizational development, planning and structure; principles of administrative, personnel and fiscal management; professional counseling techniques and strategies; statistics and research methodologies; specific academic disciplines. Knowledge of or ability to understand the role and functioning of Student Services and Academic Affairs programs in a higher education setting and work with students from multicultural backgrounds presenting various attitudes and value systems.
Specialized Skills Required
Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff and administrative units to effectively champion student services and affairs within an Academic College
Must possess an understanding of the academic environment and the interface between academic and student affairs
Skills in individual counseling/advising and demonstrated interest in working with students and commitment to student success
Ability to work with minimal supervision, tolerate ambiguity and use independent judgment
Exceptional written, oral communication, and active listening skills
Knowledge of student development theory strongly desired
Experience with development/measurement of assessment activities
Previous experience in higher education was preferred, particularly in the area of academic advising or career counseling
Masters degree in Business, counseling, higher education administration, or other a discipline related to the Fowler College of Business in which the assistant Dean is assigned; terminal degree preferred
Record of university teaching (Undergraduate/Graduate) and/or research preferred with upper percentile student evaluation scores
Persons interested in applying for the position should submit a letter of application (including names, email addresses and phone numbers of three professional references) and current vita. All applications must be submitted via Interfolio at:http://apply.interfolio.com/122324. Applications will be reviewed beginning March 22, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.
The contact person for the Assistant Dean Search Committee is Dr. George Belch, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants of continued employment of current SCU employees who apply for the position.
SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
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