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Dean of Students

Triton College
River Grove, Illinois
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Provides overall leadership in creating a culture of care through designated student service areas for diverse student population. Becomes a strategic partner with the vice president and deans to enable community to flourish so that all students feel a sense of belonging at Triton College to positively impact retention


A. Provide overall leadership for the effective planning and implementation of programs of the following areas:

- Counseling
- Student government and/or student leadership development
- College work study program
- Student adjudication
- Title IX, focus on students
- Multicultural services and activities

B. Be an advocate for all students and role model how best to serve a diverse student population.

C. Oversee all responsibilities relating to policies and protocol as Deputy Title IX Coordinator for the College.

D. Establish college policies to align with best practices in student conduct and oversee all student conduct issues.

E. Advance efforts relating to equity and diversity programming, specifically focused on the institutional identity of being a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI).

F. Lead efforts for assessment of student affairs division, including assessment of student learning outside the classroom.

G. Assist in establishing a model of student care focusing on student mental health as it related to student success.

H. Become a primary contact for student emergencies with external partners as deemed necessary.

I. Oversee all licensure agreements for software related to student conduct.

J. Maintain a strong relationship with Triton College Police to provide a safe environment for students.

K. Maintain a strong relationship with athletics to assist in the success of student-athletes.

L. Provide overall leadership for grant initiatives as they relate to student affairs to complement existing programs and services.

M. Represent the College at meetings of governing agencies, colleges and universities, at both the state and national level related to the areas of responsibility.

N. Provide overall leadership in recommending, developing, and implementing new/revised student service programs.

O. Coordinate and evaluates the program review procedures for areas of responsibility.

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


A. Under the direct supervision of the Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs.


A. Supervision provided over assigned administrators, mid-managers, and classified staff. 




Master's degree or equivalent in education, student services, or related field.


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


Knowledge of student services programs and services.


Has demonstrated the ability to manage student services programs for a diverse student population.  



Triton College is an institution of higher education dedicated to student success. Located 14 miles from downtown Chicago, the school offers outstanding educational value in a student-centered setting rich in academic and cultural resources, career-oriented learning opportunities, and engaging social activities.

Triton’s attractive 110-acre campus features state-of-the-art facilities, thriving arts and athletics programs and a comfortable, friendly atmosphere. Our culturally diverse community of students, faculty and staff collaborates to promote integrity, open dialog, teamwork and mutual respect, while striving for excellence in all that we do.

We empower success in life-changing ways. Our degree and certificate programs feature practical courses and flexible scheduling options. Triton transfer students are readily accepted into colleges and universities nationwide. Career program students learn skills needed to succeed in a highly competitive job market that will allow them to make significant contributions to business and industry. Continuing Education students participate in courses geared toward recreation, personal enrichment, workforce development and lifelong learning.

More than 10,000 students enroll at Triton each year, yet every student receives ample individual attention in small, accessible classes. Our highly qualified faculty combines distinguished academic credentials with valuable real-world experience. Tuition is extremely affordable and financial assistance and scholarships are available.


Triton College is committed to empowering your success in life-changing ways. Our positive learning environment prepares students to effectively compete in our global economy, realize their career aspirations, and achieve personal growth.

What sets Triton College apart?


Triton College features small class sizes and a wide range of quality, real-world focused programs that provide a pathway to completing your degree at a four-year university, obtaining a well-paying job, or advancing in your career. Hands-on learning experiences in degree, certificate, continuing education, and adult education programs promote achievement.


Our faculty brings many years of professional and teaching experience to their classrooms. Placing a priority on engaging students with practical knowledge, faculty members use proven instructional methods to bring content to life. They also participate in ongoing professional development to share successful teaching approaches and best practices that will help students meet and complete course requirements.


Most four-year institutions around the country accept Triton's college credit courses as transfer credit. You can stay close to home while meeting your general education requirements at Triton, then transfer these credits to another university to complete your degree.


Triton is a vibrant and diverse community that promotes learning and achievement. State-of-the-art facilities, support services, and flexible class scheduling options provide students of all ages with opportunities and resources to excel and gain important skills for succeeding in life. Extra-curricular student clubs, organizations and activities offer many ways to get involved with our unique community on- and off-campus.


When you complete your studies at Triton, you can be confident that you will receive a positive return on your investment. Triton College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, an important distinction that employers look for when hiring prospective employees. Triton's affordable tuition offers significant annual savings compared to other colleges and universities, and financial assistance is available.

With all that Triton College has to offer, why spend more to attend college elsewhere? All the advantages you are looking for are right here!

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2000 5th Avenue
River Grove
United States
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