Dean of Student Development

South Holland, Illinois
Apr 17, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Community College


POSITION:                        Dean of Student Development

DEPARTMENT:              Student Development


JOB DESCRIPTION:  Under the direct supervision of the Vice President of Student Development, responsible for providing leadership for supervision, planning, coordination, and implementation in the Counseling Department , assessment, and the Transfer Center.  The Dean coordinates services with other areas of Student Services, and the college to ensure a student friendly entry into the college and to increase retention, graduation and transfer.  


  • Responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating effective and integrated programs for assessment, orientation, advising and counseling.
  • Serves as judicial officer for student discipline issues as related to the Student Codes of Conduct.
  • Directs supervisors in the continuous improvement of various student services, activities, programs, and legal compliance reporting. 
  • Develops and maintains proper budgeting, fiscal and human resources, within assigned area.
  • Works directly with the Vice President of Student Development toward the achievement of Student Services area and college goals and objectives.
  • Reviews and responds to student requests for services and appeals of College policy in a timely, consistent and efficient manner.
  • Implements and monitors policies and procedures related to academic probation, dismissal and graduation.
  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with member of the community and other civic groups.
  • Works in unison with members of the management team, faculty, staff, and various support groups.
  • Represents the College at local, state and national meetings when necessary.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Master’s in in Counseling or related to educational field and 3-5 years of experience in student services in an institution of higher education required. Doctorate preferred.
  • Three years prior management experience, preferable in an education environment.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communications skills both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student population.
  • Subject to background check

STATUS/SALARY:                         Salary -  $80,000

BEGINNING DATE:                         June 18, 2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE:            May 18,2018

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Submit letter of application, resume, and transcripts to or Office of Human Resources, Room 1245



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