Associate Vice President & Dean of Students
Associate Vice President & Dean of Students
Position Number: 53000919
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Campus Location: Gainesville
Job Close Date: 03/23/2018
General Summary: The Associate Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students works closely with the Vice President for Student Affairs and serves as a member of the Student Affairs Leadership Team to provide input into the overall direction of student affairs and other student services. The position supervises Student Counseling, Student Disability Services, Student Health Services, Career Services, Student Money Management Center and Testing. In addition, this position serves as Dean of Students for the Gainesville and Cumming Campuses. The position reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs.
Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.
Job Duties & Responsibilities: Associate VP & Dean of Students will:
- Supervise professional staff and overall direction of Student Counseling, Student Disability Services, Student Health Services, Career Services, Student Money Management Center, and Testing.
- Provide leadership for the Student Affairs area on the Gainesville Campus including leading campus based meetings, and answering questions, handling grievances, and addressing issues regarding campus delivery of services and programs
- Serves as a Student Conduct Officer for student judicial cases.
- Represent the Division of Student Affairs on university committees, ad hoc committees, task forces, and special initiatives
- Serves as a Title IX Deputy/Investigator ensuring compliance with Title IX federal regulations
- Serve as the chair of the Behavior Intervention Team for the Gainesville and Cumming campuses addressing students in crisis through appropriate and individualized intervention.
- Support student retention efforts through facilitating the Hardship Withdrawal process and serving as case manager for student support cases involving family issues, health issues, etc.
- Attend and support student functions and events, including assisting with advising SGA
- Active participant in strategic planning, budget planning, and innovation efforts for the Division of Student Affairs
- Keeps abreast of trends and issues in higher education, especially student affairs.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Knowledge of student development theory.
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
- Ability to supervise professional staff.
Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
- Master's Degree required. Doctoral Degree in student personnel, higher education, or related field strongly preferred.
- Five Years of professional experience in Student Affairs
- Must be able to commute to multiple campuses for meetings and supervisory responsibilities.
Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references.
In addition to a background check, this position will also require a credit and DMV check.
Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.
We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.
The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.