Job Details

Position Title:  Dean of Students (Reg FT)

 

Department: Enrollment Management

 

Campus: College Wide

Additional Information: This position will remain open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter and resume by no later than September 28, 2020. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed. There are three positions available: Allegheny Campus, South Campus and North Campus. These positions are for regular part-time and full-time CCAC employees only.

Benefits:  CCAC offers an exceptional benefits package. Highlights include an excellent health plan with very low out-of-pocket expense network option, generous time off and holiday pay, a 403b retirement plan with up to 10% employer match or other options through the State’s retirement defined benefit pension system, free employee parking, public service (student) loan forgiveness eligible employer, and employer paid benefits including group life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

Salary Grade: Admin 19 - $85,422

Job Category: Administrators

Employment Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Slot: 5025, 5026, 5049

Job Open Date:  9/14/2020

Job Close Date:

General Summary: Lead administrator for student engagement initiatives, student success & retention initiatives, student advocacy and/or student completion initiatives. Provides strategic vision, leadership, and direction for the implementation and effectiveness of services and activities designed to support successful navigation of students throughout their College experience at CCAC. 

Requirements:  Master’s degree in student services administration, educational administration, management or closely related field required, doctorate degree in related field is preferred. Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in enrollment management and enrollment services, student success, student advocacy and/or student completion preferably for a multi-campus college. Minimum of three (3) years of recent experience providing supervision and leadership to student services staff, preferably within a community college environment. Demonstrated experience in research and the use and application of data and technology to achieve college outcomes and goals. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation are required. Excellent customer service skills. Ability to travel and be housed at any of the College’s campuses or centers and to serve as backfill at enrollment related events and serve as a representative of the College at public and private events.

Duties:  

1. Ask. Listen. Solve.
2. Provides leadership for development and implementation of policies, programs, and student support services in assigned strategic areas of responsibility (see below). 
3. Insures consistent implementation of the student experience across the college.
4. Sets standards and direction for inclusive initiatives, programs, and services that contribute to student learning and student success within approved budget guidelines.
5. Works with the student services staff, student groups and other members of the College community in developing extracurricular programming assuring integration with the academic life of the institution and encouraging student personal growth and development. 
6. Collaborates with and facilitates initiatives with college-wide stakeholders, including academic leadership, key administrators, faculty and staff.
7. Provides leadership in and is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of policies and regulations pertaining to student engagement and student services. 
8. Assists in coordinating student services assessment activities.
9. Collaboratively leads college wide diversity and inclusion efforts including, but not limited to, Men of Merit and Women on a Mission.
10. Collaborates with and facilitates initiatives with college-wide stakeholders, including academic leadership, key administrators, faculty and staff.
11. Receives and responds to referrals from faculty or students in need of academic assistance or personal counseling.
12. Engages the external community in learning about CCAC by participating in community activities in leadership positions.
13. Establish and manage multiple priorities that drive outcomes in a fast-paced, complex work environment. 
14. Provide direct supervision, leadership and professional development support for assigned staff and program areas. 
15. Attends and participates in administrative meetings; serves on various committees as required.
16. Prepares the capital and operating budget proposals for submission to the campus president.
17. Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Strategic Area of Responsibility Expectations – Student Engagement 
1. Leads and directs efforts of the Student Engagement team to connect students with the College from point of enrollment and guide and assist students through completion. Streamlines and ensures consistent Student Engagement processes, policies and initiatives that align with other student services departments and instruction to maximize retention results across the college.
2. Provides college-wide coordinating functions associated with Student Engagement and Workforce & Career Readiness.
3. Provides coordination and oversight of the Single Point of Contact program and New Student Orientation
4. Provides leadership and direction for the development of college wide diversity, equity and inclusion programming. 
5. Partners with faculty and academic deans to identify speakers and workshops in support of the academic curriculum. 
6. Oversees the coordination of the Food Pantry/Clothes Closet.
7. Coordinates student leadership development.
8. Leads and directs effort of the Workforce & Career Readiness team to include experiential learning and career readiness activities.
9. Effectively collaborates with Enrollment Management, Student Success & Retention, Student Advocacy and Student Completion teams, administrative leaders, faculty and staff.  
Strategic Area of Responsibility Expectations – Student Success & Retention
1. Leads and directs efforts of the Student Success & Retention team, including retention and student support initiatives to proactively address student success and retention initiatives. Streamlines and ensures consistent Student Success processes, policies and initiatives that align with other student services departments and instruction to maximize retention results across the college.
2. Serves as team lead and manages affiliated technology including, but not limited to, customer relationship management system (i.e., Advise).
3. Provides college-wide coordinating functions associated with student success (Perkins Support Specialists, Student Success Coaches and Learning Commons/Math Café/Learning Assistance Centers/Tutoring).
4. Provides leadership and direction for the development and consistent implementation of retention initiatives that support the college’s strategic plan, such as, but not limited to, early intervention and student academic success initiatives. 
5. Uses data analysis and business intelligence to develop retention strategies and inform the College’s retention planning. 
6. Effectively collaborates with Enrollment Management, Student Engagement, Student Advocacy and Student Completion teams, administrative leaders, faculty and staff. 
Strategic Area of Responsibility Expectations – Student Advocacy
1. Leads and directs efforts of the Student Support team to ensure students secure the assistance and resources needed to be successful, including Care Teams and Judicial Affairs for the College. Streamlines and insures consistent processes, policies and initiatives that align with other student services departments and instruction to maximize enrollment and retention results. 
2. Enforces the Student Code of Conduct, analyzes and investigates issues not limited to student discipline and Title IX as they pertain to policy and procedures.
3. Serves as team lead and manages affiliated technology (i.e., Maxient, Online Dean). 
4. Provides college-wide coordination associated with student advocacy (CARE Team, CCAC Navigators, Supportive Services and Judicial Affairs). 
5. Provide leadership and direction for the development and consistent implementation of advocacy initiatives that support students and the college’s strategic plan, such as, but not limited to, operationalization of Care Team and Student Code of Behavioral Conduct. 
6. Uses data analysis and business intelligence to develop retention strategies and inform the College’s retention planning. 
7. Effectively collaborates with Enrollment Management, Student Engagement, Student Success & Retention and Student Completion teams, administrative leaders, faculty and staff. 
Strategic Area of Responsibility Expectations –Student Completion
1. Leads and directs efforts of the Student Completion team to guide and support students through the completion of their program of study or established goals.
2. Streamlines and insures consistent completion processes, policies and initiatives that align with other student services departments and instruction to maximize completion results. 
3. Serve as team lead and manages affiliated technology (i.e., Student Planning, SignalVine). 
4. Provides college-wide coordination of functions associated with student completion (Academic Advising, Counseling).
5. Provides leadership and direction for the development and consistent implementation of completion initiatives that support the college’s strategic plan. 
6. Uses data analysis and business intelligence to develop completion strategies and inform the College’s completion planning. 
7. Effectively collaborates with Enrollment Management, Student Engagement, Student Success & Retention and Student Advocacy teams, administrative leaders, faculty and staff. 

Clearances:  Current criminal record/child abuse clearances will be required if offered the position and in order to be employed at the College. The three clearances are Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check, and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Check. The College has provided instructions on how to obtain these clearances and are available here.