Dean, Academic Success

River Grove, Illinois
Sep 16, 2019
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Community College


The Dean of Academic Success is responsible for providing strategic leadership to learner-centered programs and initiatives that support the success of students in their academic endeavors.


A. Provides overall leadership for the effective planning, implementation and functioning of the program and service offerings for the Library, the Academic Success Center (ASC), the Educational Technology Resource Center (ETRC), TRIO, the Center for Access and Accommodative Services (CAAS) and other programs and initiatives that impact the success of students in their academic programs.

B. Actively collaborates with Academic Deans, as well as student affairs leadership, to promote the advancement of a learner-centered institution that provides adequate student support for academic success.

C. Provides leadership in the development and support of peer mentoring programs and other learning structures that contribute to academic success throughout the College.

D. Provides leadership in the development of a comprehensive early-alert system that provides support for students who demonstrate at-risk behavior.

E. Provides overall leadership for grant initiatives to complement existing student academic success programs and services.

F. Leads assessment efforts for student affairs regarding student learning outside the classroom and student understanding of resources.

G. Represents the College in the community and at meetings of governing agencies, colleges, and universities, at both the state and national level as deemed appropriate.

H. Provides overall leadership in recommending, developing, and implementing new/revised student academic success programs.

I. Responsible for the preparation and allocation of the annual budget for areas of responsibility.

J. Other duties as assigned.


A. Vice President, Enrollment Management & Student Affairs


A. Assigned administrators, faculty, mid-managers, classified staff, hourly staff, and student workers  



Master's degree in education or related field.


A minimum of three years managerial experience in academic programs, student services or related field.


Knowledge of academic and student support programs and services.


Has demonstrated the ability to manage academic support programs for a diverse student population. Strong communication and collaboration skills are required.  

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