Assistant Dean of Students/Title IX Coordinator

Location
Wayne County, Nebraska
Salary
$65,000 - $80,000
Posted
Mar 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Wayne State College seeks an Assistant Dean of Students/Title IX Coordinator

Wayne State College, located in Northeast Nebraska, is rapidly emerging into one of the most dynamic, small, regional public colleges in the Midwest. Strong leadership, steady enrollment, a renewed focus on student development and teaching, and several recently-completed building projects are indicators of the College’s vitality.

The Assistant Dean of Students is a member of the leadership team within Student Affairs and reports directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs. This position will oversee the Residence Life and Campus Security programs, policies and services consisting of 7 residence halls with a capacity of approx. 1,300 residents. The Assistant Dean will also serve as the College’s Title IX Coordinator to oversee and ensure College compliance with Title IX legislation and other related federal and state regulations. This position provides direct supervision to the Director of Residence Life and Campus Security Manager and indirect supervision of all Assistant Directors of Residence Life, Security Guards and student staff within halls and Campus Security.

The responsibilities of the Assistant Dean of Students include but may not be limited to:

  1. Oversee strategic direction and a comprehensive plan for Residence Life
    a. Provide leadership and supervision to Residence Life
    b. Develop strategies for enhancing student housing programs, facilities and occupancy
    c. Oversee unit budgets Oversee strategic direction and a comprehensive plan for Campus Security
    a. Provide leadership and supervision to Campus Security
    b. Develop strategies for enhancing campus safety and security
    c. Coordinate crisis/emergency planning and response
    d. Oversee unit budgets Perform duties as the Title IX Coordinator
    a. Coordinate and execute the College’s response to and/or investigation of complaints pursuant to Title IX that involve students, faculty, and staff; including complaints of sexual violence, sex harassment, stalking, and interpersonal violence
    b. Develop and implement response and investigation strategies consistent with Board Policy and federal guidance
    c. Develop and implement training and education related to Title IX and Board Policy
    d. Lead initiatives to address and prevent sexual misconduct and gender discrimination on campus
    e. Assess campus climate and identify systemic problems
    f. Keep informed and up to date on changing federal and state regulations and laws
    g. Responsible for college compliance with additional federal and state regulations, such as but not limited to, the Clery Act and the Violence Against Women Act Develop and implement co-curricular assessment in student services Assist with student learning and retention initiatives Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

- Master’s degree in relevant field.
- Significant leadership experience in higher education with direct supervisory experience in Residence Life.
- Knowledge of current state and federal law and regulations, institution-specific policies, practices and procedures, identified best practices and trends in the field of education related to harassment and other discriminatory practices that violate Title IX

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience in campus safety and security or emergency management and planning.
- Ability to design, deliver and assess training and education programs to all constituencies of the campus.
- Ability to recommend and/or effect changes to policies, to revise practices and to implement equitable procedures across many departments, including human resources, athletics, academic affairs, and student affairs/student conduct/discipline.

Salary range is $65,000 - $80,000. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience. Attractive and comprehensive benefits package.

Application materials and that are required for the job include an Application, Cover Letter, Resume and Unofficial Transcripts.  For more information and to apply: http://nscs.peopleadmin.com/postings/4144

About Wayne State College

For more than 100 years, Wayne State College (WSC) has been devoted to freedom of inquiry, excellence in teaching and learning, and regional service and development. Known for its friendly atmosphere, exceptional academic reputation and success of its graduates as well as its affordability, Wayne State is the college of choice for over 3,500 students.

Located on a 128-acre campus, WSC provides education in a small, personalized setting as it boasts a 20:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Not only does WSC provide students with an outstanding education, but it addresses the needs of students with regard to its extra-curricular activities which include theater, music and athletic teams. Service-Learning is also an important component of education at WSC. Students lead community projects designed to integrate meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility and strengthen communities.

Wayne State College is the only public college or university in Nebraska to receive recognition in the 2013 and 2014 U.S. News and World Report annual college guides, Colleges of Distinction and the Washington Monthly College Guide and Rankings wherein it is recognized as having the highest overall score of any public institution in Nebraska and is ranked second for community service participation. Wayne State has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Roll three years in a row. To read more visit: www.wsc.edu

Refer to www.wsc.edu/hr for further details about Wayne State’s campus, policies, and excellent benefit package.