Houston, TX
Sep 25, 2020
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Security Sensitive Position?YesHours of Work8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-FPosition Details

Posting NumberTSU202338Official TSU TitleASSOC DEAN STDNT SRVCS AND INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORTGrant TitleN/AJob Description Summary / TWC Summary

Under general supervision of the Dean, is responsible for supervisory oversight of student registration, enrollment, employment and general counseling, retention, instructional support, and all other law school student services. Collaborates with the various student services staff in the development and adherence of standard operating procedures within the context of a formal system of operation. Provides advice and recommendations to the Dean regarding any issues related to student services, retention and instructional support. This includes application of “best practices” as related to any and all issues impacting student learning. Serves as active contributor to all student-related Strategic Plan initiatives.

Essential Duties Summary

•Oversees and assists in the development and implementation of best practice standard operating procedures within a formal system of operations for student services activities and support staff including the registration, enrollment, counseling, and assessment of instruction. Develops and maintains standards, including best practices for delivering outstanding services by and for students. Provides leadership on student-related strategic planning initiatives.
•Provides leadership and coordination for the law school’s counseling, faculty and student services advising, financial aid, professional development and mentoring activities.
•Provides leadership and coordination for assessment activities. Evaluates the need of support in instructional activities including blackboard, multimedia, online instruction, etc. and provides necessary assistance to faculty.
•Oversees student orientation programs, awards ceremonies and graduation activities.
•Oversees activities of student organizations with faculty organizations advisors.
•Performs other duties assigned.



Hiring Range$84,429.00 - $105,536.00Education

Bachelor’s degree or higher.

Required Licensing/Certification


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:
•Policies, procedures, and practices.
•Operating business activities pursuant to accreditation standards.
•Supervisory techniques.
•Banner and other job-related software systems.
•Banner Systems and Blackboard.
•Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.

Skill in:
•Detail oriented.
•Problem-solving and decision-making.
•Project and time management.
•Command of technical and functional procedures, processes and subject matter in a job family or professional discipline to handle most situations and lead and/or review the work of others in multiple job classifications performing diverse responsibilities.
•Subject matter expert in a professional discipline or function; understood to be the “go-to” expert on complex methods and procedures.
•Planning activities.
•Proper grammar for both verbal and written communication.

Ability to:
•Prepare detailed reports.
•Lead the development or modification of work procedures in the discipline or function for virtually any situation.
•Work independently.
•Communicate effectively.

Work Experience

One (1) to three (3) years of experience and knowledge base of departmental operations within a higher education environment.

Leadership/Supervisory Responsibilities


Work Complexity/Budget Authority


Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills


Personal/Organizational Contacts


Customer Service Relationships


Working/Environmental Conditions

Limited standing and/or walking.
Handling light weight objects.
Using or carrying equipment.
Stoop bend or lift.

Desired start datePosition End Date (if temporary)UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date10/09/2020Open Until Filled (overrides close field) NoSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsOpen to all applicants.Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have one (1) to three (3) years of experience and knowledge base of departmental operations within a higher education environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you familiar with the use of Banner Systems and Blackboard?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Official Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3

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