Assistant Dean of Students & Director of the Center for Student Diversity

Williamsburg, Virginia
Commensurate with Experience
Mar 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary:Reporting to the Dean of Students, the Assistant Dean of Students and Director of the Center for Student Diversity is responsible for the coordination of a wide range of academic, personal, and other services to students from underserved and/or underrepresented populations, as defined by personal attributes including, but not limited to, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, and religion/spirituality. These services have two primary foci: (1) enhancing the success of undergraduate and graduate students both in and out of the classroom and (2) creating a climate on campus that is inclusive and welcoming. This individual works closely with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the local community.

Required Qualifications: A successful candidate must hold a master’s degree in a related field of study from an accredited institution, counseling or a related field; at least 5 years of full-time progressive professional experience in a higher education setting, successful programming and presentation skills, excellent oral, written, interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work within a diverse setting with faculty, student affairs staff, students, and family members. Required competencies also include experience in inclusion and diversity programming, supervisory and fiscal management experience; a demonstrated ability to implement student support services.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in the development and implementation of transition/bridge programs, diversity education and training; working with faith-based campus ministries.

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

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