Associate Dean for Student Success

Employer
Luther College
Location
Decorah, Iowa

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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Luther College seeks an Associate Dean for Student Success to serve as a collaborative leader to lead retention efforts on campus and oversee academic support programs (including TRIO, College Possible, tutoring) and disability services. The Associate Dean will report directly to the Provost and will have an opportunity to develop and lead new initiatives to promote student success.

This role requires a Master’s degree and experience in/knowledge of academic support services including disability services, experience developing/leading retention initiatives, and supervisory experience.

Luther College seeks to build a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students. Luther College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives to create an academic community rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. Candidates are encouraged to identify their strengths or experiences that will contribute to this goal.

Luther College offers an excellent benefit package including a generous retirement contribution, competitive health insurance premiums, short and long-term disability, life insurance, and tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependents.

Ranked among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges, Luther is a Phi Beta Kappa campus nationally recognized for its engaging Paideia program, the number of students awarded prestigious Rhodes and Fulbright scholarships, and the percentage of students who study abroad. Luther’s music program enjoys international distinction, and Luther is a leader in environmental sustainability. Luther’s graduates push the frontiers of science; build thriving businesses; educate and nurture children; address disease, poverty, and injustice; develop new technologies; protect the earth and promote sustainability; strengthen faith; and create art and music that elevate the spirit and nourish humanity.

Luther College is located in Decorah, population 8,000, a warm and vibrant town that offers plentiful recreation and natural beauty; a charming downtown with numerous restaurants, coffeehouses, craft breweries, an independent bookstore, and a nationally recognized museum of Norwegian-American culture; and a close-knit community—all while providing the conveniences of a city many times its size. Recently, U.S. News & World Report named Decorah High School a top high school in Iowa. Decorah was also featured in Smithsonian Magazine’s annual list of the 20 best small towns to visit in America and was named on Forbes’ “America’s Prettiest Towns” list.

To view the complete job description and apply for this position and all current openings, please visit the employment website at https://luthercollege.hiretouch.com.

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