HOUSE DEAN, FISHER HASSENFELD COLLEGE HOUSE

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Apr 07, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Deans
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: A member of the College Houses & Academic Services (CHAS) staff the House Dean is the senior full-time administrative position within a College House and is responsible for the daily programmatic operations of a House. The House Dean, along with the House Faculty Director & House Fellows form the senior leadership of each House. The House Dean selects, trains, evaluates and supervises a full-time administrative assistant, the paraprofessional student staff and paid student staff. The House Dean is responsible for development, implementation and evaluation of a diverse and cohesive array of programs designed to create community within the house, to provide academic support and enrichment opportunities and to meet the developmental needs of the residents. The House Dean collaborates with and provides support to the House Faculty Director and House Fellows to provide academic, intellectual, social, and community engagement opportunities for all residents within the house. The House Dean serves as a pre-major advisor in the College of Arts & Sciences to students assigned by that office; collaborates with each of the 4 undergraduate schools in support of their educational objectives and priorities; provides academic support and personal counseling to College House residents. The House Dean coordinates communications and events for the House; manages House finances; and implements numerous procedures and policies from across the university. The House Dean role varies slightly across the 12 houses due to building type and population; however, the Dean is expected to support all CHAS goals for building and maintaining living environments that are supportive, engaging and assist student success.

Qualifications: A Master's Degree or more and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience working with undergraduates and faculty in a residential setting, financial management, teaching or advising, supervision and community building. The
successful candidate will also possess strong administrative and communication skills, demonstrated ability to work in an environment that values innovation and support of students, experience working with residential academic programs or living/learning communities and experience with
learning outcome development, implementation and assessment.
Evening and weekend hours are required. This is a live in position.

Reference Number: 86-25513

Salary Grade: 027

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: CHAS House Deans

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: G-Student Services