Assistant Dean of Students

Carleton is located in Northfield, Minnesota, approximately 40 miles south of the Twin Cities.
Please contact the Office of Human Resources at 507-222-7471 for additional information
Mar 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Assistant Dean of Students is a member of a dynamic team of individuals in the Office of the Dean of Students. This position serves as a key member of the leadership team in the Division and provides critical service and information to students, parents, faculty, staff, and other college departments.

The Assistant Dean of Students will supervise both our Office of Intercultural and International Life and the Gender and Sexuality Center on campus. Engage with and provide follow-up services to students, faculty, and various stakeholders who contact the Dean of Students Office. They will also serve as a member of College-wide committees on behalf of the Division of Student Life. This position is expected to create and enhance innovative programs and services that will further advance the overall student experience.

What Carleton College has for you: We offer a generous benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution with immediate vesting, a Health Savings Account with college contribution, college tuition assistance for employees’ children, a generous paid time off as well as access too many other campus amenities.

The successful candidate has a Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, education, or a related field. A minimum of five years of experience with increasing responsibility at an academic institution of higher education. Preferred qualifications include knowledge and understanding of the residential liberal arts college experience. Ability and experience working in a dynamic and multicultural community.

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the hire is complete. We accept only online applications. For more specific information about the position and how to apply visit:

Anticipated Start Date: Summer 2017.

Carleton is a private liberal arts residential campus with nearly 2000 students. Carleton is located in Northfield, Minnesota, approximately 40 miles south of the Twin Cities. Northfield is a short commute from the metro that offers small town living with a supplicated feel.

Carleton College is an AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

If you are in need of assistance with the application process or have questions, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 507-222-7471.