Associate Dean for Student Services and Well-Being
Oregon State University
Location: Corvallis, Oregon
Internal Number: 141084
Internal Job Number: P07120UF
The College of Health is seeking an Associate Dean for Student Services and Well-Being. This is a full-time, 1.00 FTE, 12-month, professional faculty position.
The Associate Dean for Student Services and Well-Being (ADSSW) reports directly to the dean of the College of Health (COH) and will be a member of the COH executive leadership team. (As of July 1, 2023, the College of Public Health and Human Sciences will be renamed to the College of Health.) The ADSSW will work closely with all associate deans, school heads, academic and professional faculty, and staff to facilitate and enrich all aspects of the undergraduate and graduate student experience, including (1) recruitment, enrollment, and retention, (2) academic success, (3) emotional well-being, (4) sense of community and belonging, and (5) transition to meaningful further studies and/or employment.
The ADSSW will lead efforts related to both undergraduate and graduate students. They will oversee a team that will include (1) recruitment, enrollment, and retention personnel, (2) student advisors, (3) individuals focused on employer engagement and career development, and (4) a new clinical mental health expert position that the ADSSW will be instrumental in developing.
A key focus of the ADSSW will be to build a culture of belonging, warmth, balance, and emotional support. The ADSSW will pay special attention to achieving key metrics related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in all areas.
Typically requires Ph.D. or terminal degree in related field. Tenure/tenure-track faculty member.
PhD or terminal degree in health or related discipline.
Five or more years of accomplishments in higher education, which includes teaching, student development and building a culture of emotional support, wellness, and/or mentorship.
Two or more years of leadership experience involving factors such as strategy, resource decision making, and personnel management.
A demonstrable record of holding the interpersonal skills necessary to interact and partner effectively with students, faculty, staff, central administration, alumni, the public, and professional societies.
A demonstrable record of ability to maintain confidentiality, discretion, and professionalism.
A demonstrable record of promoting and enhancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per University Standard: 05-010 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education, training, and experience.
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