Executive Director of Student Affairs & Assistant Dean of Students, UCP 9
Job Title: Executive Director of Student Affairs & Assistant Dean of Students, UCP 9
Job ID: 2019246
Location: School Of Law
The University of Connecticut School of Law solicits applications for an Executive Director of Student Affairs and Assistant Dean of Students (Executive Program Director, UCP 9). The School of Law is the top-ranked public law school in the Northeast, with a nationally landmarked campus in Hartford close to the State Capitol, courts, and headquarters of major corporations. The Law School hosts four student journals, over forty student organizations, extensive clinical and service engagement with the surrounding communities, and one of the largest law libraries in the world. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the wider University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will oversee and direct the Student Affairs operation, which includes student services, disability services, wellness, and our career development teams. The candidate will work closely with faculty, staff, and student leaders to enhance the personal, professional and intellectual development of our students; cultivate a diverse and inclusive campus culture including programming, training, and opportunities for all students; manage the day to day operations of our student services and disability services units; oversee the career development office; ensure compliance with university and federal regulations and policies; and perform other duties as outlined in the job description and as required.
Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and five or more years relevant experience; or Master's degree and three to five years relevant experience; excellent interpersonal and communications skills; excellent leadership, strategic planning and problem solving skills; ability to handle stressful, challenging, and emotional situations, and create thoughtful, fair, and institutionally aligned responses; ability to create and sustain an environment of mutual respect and tolerance that supports a responsible, inclusive community.
Juris Doctor degree; five or more years' experience managing and developing a professional staff; prior experience in student services or student affairs; prior experience in disability services; prior experience in career services; and experience in the creation or implementation of professional development, wellness, and diversity programming.
This is a full time, UCPEA 9 position. Salary will be commensurate with background, qualifications, and experience. Candidates should expect to work at the Law School located in Hartford, Connecticut.
Please apply online at www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and a list of three references. Any questions about application materials may be directed to Karen DeMeola, Assistant Dean for Finance, Administration, and Enrollment.
Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2019246)
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on January 4, 2019.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.