Dean of Students
Reporting to the Associate Provost for Student Affairs and serving as a member of the Provost’s Council and the Student Affairs Directors Team, the Dean of Students enhances the University mission by engaging students in programs and services that help develop responsible, contributing members of a global society. The Dean of Students collaborates broadly across the University with faculty and university partners on all matters affecting the student experience. The Dean of Students provides leadership and oversight to the Dean of Students Office, Counseling Center, and University Health Center, chairs the CARE Team, Eagle Experience Team (a Student/Academic Affairs initiative) and is responsible for development and implementation of divisional assessment and professional development. The Dean of Students serves as an advocate for students in the University community, is primary advisor to the Student Government Association and represents the Associate Provost for Student Affairs as requested.
The successful candidate will bring strategic and innovative thinking with experience effectively leading teams to the Dean of Students role at USI. S/he will be a highly visible, collaborative, energetic leader with a minimum of five years of leadership and managerial experience in increasingly challenging roles. A demonstrated working knowledge of student conduct protocols and processes, behavioral intervention teams, threat assessment and case management for students in distress is essential. The University seeks individuals who have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, a dedicated student focus, a track record of educating and developing others in areas of responsibility and an understanding of diversity and inclusion. S/he will have a strong appreciation for student life and academic initiatives, experience cultivating community, a working knowledge of state and federal policy issues, risk management, and experience responding to and managing student incidents and campus crises such as Title IX incidents including but not limited to sexual misconduct. Opportunities for teaching, as well as oversight and coordination of other Student Affairs departments and initiatives are possible for the right candidate. Prior experience supervising full time personnel required. Master’s degree required, doctorate preferred.
Information for Applicants:
The review of credentials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, please submit materials before January 14, 2019. Application materials should include a letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, a resume, and the names, addresses (including email), and telephone numbers for four to five professional references, which may include administrators, faculty, students, and community leaders. Questions, requests for information, and nominations should be directed to Kate Rotramel, Manager of Employment, by email at [email protected]. Candidates should apply online at www.usi.edu/jobs
As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, the University of Southern Indiana considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy or marital status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other category protected by law or identified by the University as a protected class.