Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

Bronx, NY
Jul 24, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

About SUNY Maritime College:
SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.

Job Description:
The Assistant Dean serves as part of a team of professionals in Student Affairs, which develops, supports, and advocates for SUNY Maritime College students. The Assistant Dean reports to the Dean of Student Affairs and will be responsible for the oversight and leadership of Academic Support Services; specifically, the Learning Center, Academic Success Center, Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), Accommodation Services, LEAD 101 Program, Freshman Advising and International Student Services.

Specific Duties:

  • Freshman Academic Advising/LEAD 101
    • Reinvigorate the LEAD 101 program syllabus while coaching, developing and advising LEAD 101 professors to improve advisement to students and instructional performance. Assist students with course registration plans and four-year goal-setting. Counsel and provide academic advice for students who are scholastically deficient. Assist the Academic Dean with underclass advising issues.
  • Accommodation Services
    • Oversee all operations pertaining to accommodations for students with disabilities. Manage annual caseload and ensure compliance with ADA. Issue accommodations to new students in accordance with ADA. Work with faculty to inform of best practices, latest trends, and innovative teaching practices for students with disabilities.
  • Learning Center
    • Provide leadership for all Learning Center operations including resource allocation, strategic planning, staffing, program development and hours of operation. In conjunction with the coordinator of the Learning Center, monitor and maintain student tutoring program and work closely with faculty to see all students are appropriately referred. Responsible for associated budgets.
  • Academic Success Center
    • Provide oversight for the Academic Success Center as part of the SUNY performance improvement fund grant that runs through 2020. The Academic Success Center and accompanying grant supports supplemental instruction, academic coaching, study skills development, and other programs.
  • SUNY Educational Opportunity Program
    • In conjunction with the Dean of Admissions, facilitate the admissions process for EOP students. Serve as Maritime's EOP Director. Coordinate and supervise 5-week summer program. Evaluate and update program as needed. Conduct outcomes assessment. Responsible for all associated budgets.
  • International Students
    • Supervise the Coordinator of International Students. Supervise the development of programs, services, and policies that strengthen, support, and secure a welcoming environment for international students. Provide strategic direction and support to staff who manage all immigration processing, SEVIS reporting and F-1 visas.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean of Student Affairs.


Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Student Personnel or related discipline
  • Three to five years of progressively responsible experience in Student Affairs or related area.

Additional Information:

Classification/Salary Range: The Assistant Dean of Student Affairs is a UUP Position. The anticipated salary for the position is $70,000 - $73,000 annually, with an outstanding benefits package. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will commence immediately and conclude when position is filled.

Special Notes: This is a full-time calendar year appointment UUP position. Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

Budget Title: Assistant Dean
Local Title:Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Line #:00261

SUNY Maritime College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our full non-discrimination statement, see:

SUNY Maritime College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its students, faculty, staff, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore, in order to ensure the hiring of employees of the highest integrity and to maintain a safe campus community, SUNY Maritime College will conduct pre-employment background investigations on all individuals for whom employment is to be offered.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Application Instructions:
Persons interested in the above position should apply online. Please submit:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover letter with salary requirements
  • Contact infmmation for three professional references

Returning Applicants - Login to your SUNY Maritime Careers Account to check your completed application, check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents.


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