Associate Dean of Students

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Position Number014538Functional TitleAssociate Dean of StudentsPosition TypeStaffPosition EclassEP - EHRA 12 mo leave earningUniversity Information

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit

The mission of the Dean of Students Office is to initiate learner-centered programs and services that foster a culture of care conducive to academic and personal development.

Position Summary

A few of the new functional areas within the Dean of Students Office to be assigned to the Associate Dean/Director include:
1. The Associate Dean is responsible for coordinating the crisis management process for students who have experienced severe distress.
2. The Associate Dean works in collaboration with faculty and other support services across campus to intervene as early as possible with students whose behavior or personal well-being is impacting their academic success.
3. Initiating and implementing advocacy programs and services based on data-driven decisions.
4. Assessing learning outcomes and preparing reports related to student development as well as the impact of educational programs in partnership with campus stakeholders.
5. Advising and counseling faculty, staff, students, and parents on confidential matters and make appropriate referrals when needed.
6. Representing the University on committees and attend a wide variety of student events which included providing outreach presentations, team-building, leadership, and experiential learning opportunities.
7.In the event of a campus-wide or community-wide emergency in which UNCG acts as an emergency command center, the Associate Dean of Students will be responsible for operating the Family Assistance Center.
8.The Associate Dean serves as a member of the University’s crisis response team.
9.The Associate Dean serves as the chief administrator for the Dean of Students Office and the Office to Student Rights and Responsibilities.
10.The Associate Dean is responsible for working with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Graduate School, International Programs Office on the Extraordinary Admissions process.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum requirements are a master’s degree in student affairs, higher education, counseling or another appropriate field of graduate study and a minimum of 5-7 years of applicable professional experience including direct experience with crisis situations, serving in an advocacy role with college students in an institution of higher education; a record of increasingly complex work responsibility; adjudicating complex conduct cases, a demonstrated understanding of student learning and development; ability to achieve results in an environment of diversity and multiculturalism; and excellent interpersonal, communication, crisis response, and conflict management skills. A candidate must have the ability to balance multiple obligations in an efficient and effective way, remain professional and compassionate during emotionally charged situations, and work as an integral member of a supportive team.

Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and CertificatesPreferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include a candidate that has successfully served in a crisis and advocacy role for the campus community with a documented record of initiating proactive strategies that enhance retention and contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:

  • Name
  • Company Name
  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  • Email Address
  • Contact Phone Number

Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.

Recruitment Range$75,000 - $82,000Org #-DepartmentDean of Student Office - 44503Job Open Date09/03/2019For Best Consideration Date10/03/2019Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesFTE1.000Type of AppointmentPermanentIf time-limited, please specify end date for appointment.Number of Months per Year12FLSAExemptKey Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

Percentage Of Time35%Key Responsibility


Essential Tasks

Supervision of five professional staff, Office Management and three Graduate students.

Supervisory responsibilities for the Dean of Students Office and the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities.

Train, supervise, and evaluate five professional staff, research and analyze data to identify student development trends and foresee challenges.

Oversee the maintenance of all student advocacy, academic integrity and conduct records.

Oversee the completion of accreditation and compliance reports when necessary.

Key Responsibilities

Percentage Of Time10%Key Responsibility

Outreach/ Committee Work

Essential Tasks

Be visible and positively representing the office to the University community and the public, managing the unit’s budget and develop office policies and standards.

Key Responsibilities

Percentage Of Time30%Key Responsibility

Interacting with students to address personal and academic problems/concerns

Essential Tasks

Oversee student services and revising student policies and procedures as well as compliance with local, staff and federal laws, provide campus-wide leadership for the Dean of Students Office and the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities

Percentage Of Time15%Key Responsibility

Consultation with faculty and staff

Essential Tasks

Works collaboratively with other Student Affairs departments, faculty, staff and the Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School in achieving the strategic goals of the University.

Key Responsibilities

Percentage Of Time10%Key Responsibility

Evaluation/ Assessment of programs and services within the Dean of Students Office

Essential Tasks

Oversee the implementation of departmental initiatives primarily for students including interpreting policy and procedures, making referrals, and networking with campus and community partners to foster a culture of care.

Fill in for the Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students in his absence.

ADA Checklist

ADA Checklist

R for Rare (0-30%), O for Occasional (30-60%), F for Frequent (60-90%), C for Constant (90-100%).

Physical EffortHand Movement-Repetitive Motions - O, Hand Movement-Grasping - O, Holding - O, Finger Dexterity - F, Vision-Skilled Trades - O, Reading - F, Writing - F, Eye-hand coordination - F, Hearing - F, Talking - F, Standing - O, Sitting - F, Walking - O, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - RWork EnvironmentInside - FApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
      • SpartanTalent Website
      • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
      • The Chronicle of Higher Education
      • Inside Higher Ed
      • Other professional journal / website
      • UNC School System Job Board
      • Personal Networking
      • Facebook
      • Twitter
      • Other
    2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

      (Open Ended Question)

    3. * Are you eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship?
      • Yes
      • No
    4. * Do you have two (2) years of post-graduate experience in student conduct or student affairs?
      • yes
      • no
    5. * Please discuss any experience working with conduct boards, utilizing Maxient Conduct Manager, and knowledge of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Clery Act, Title IX, VAWA, and other applicable federal/state guidelines and laws that affect the practice of student conduct administration.

      (Open Ended Question)

    6. * Please discuss your experience with crisis response and/or on-call responsibilities.

      (Open Ended Question)

    7. * Please discuss your experience facilitating presentations/workshops/programs.

      (Open Ended Question)




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    Posted: 9/11/2019
    Application Due: 11/10/2019
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