Thursday, October 10, 2013

University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Dean of Students

The University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Dean of Students. The position provides leadership and oversight for student services and programs in the Office of the Dean of Students (DOS) which include the student conduct process, the student legal service, and the student conflict and mediation program. The University of Illinois at Chicago is large, urban, public research one institution with a highly diverse student population. The position reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs/Dean of Students.

Responsibilities include: establish strategic goals and objectives for specific functional areas in the DOS Office; coordinate the development and implementation of policies, programs, and services related to DOS functions (student conduct, student legal, student conflict and mediation); manage student issues, behavioral concerns, and crises that are presented to the DOS office; oversee specific programs and services (i.e. judicial liaison program, ethics training workshops, educational videos related to student legal services);assist with projects and activities within the office (serve as chairperson for student conduct hearings, serve as the advisor to the undergraduate student government); provide leadership for special projects for the DOS office (alcohol education seminars, training programs for student conduct board members);serves as a liaison and consultant to campus and community constituencies related to student policies, behavior, and DOS functions; assume other duties as assigned within the Office of the Dean of Students.

The position is full time and available February, 2014. Applicants must possess a Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs administration, or a related field (Doctoral degree is preferred). A minimum of three to five years of work experience in an institution of higher education is required. Experience with student conduct, conflict resolution, crisis management, working with student groups, program development, financial management, and teaching educational workshops and college courses are necessary. Effective supervisory, leadership, managerial, communication, and consulting skills are required. Must possess a strong interest in serving a diverse student population effectively including advocacy efforts and educational outreach activities. Involvement in professional organizations and activities is preferred.

For fullest consideration, submit your cover letter, resume, and transcripts along with contact information of three references at: by November 15, 2013.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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