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Administrative Support II, Dean of Students CL9892

Stetson University
DeLand, FL

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DeLand, FL • ID: 1088-280 • Full-Time/Regular

Provides direct administrative support and assistance to the Dean of Students, Chief Student Advocate for the university, and member of the university President’s Cabinet. Assists the Vice President of Campus Life and Dean of Students Office Suite as a member of a multi-person team that is often the front line for students, parents, and other community members for the larger division of Campus Life & Student Success and the university. Pairs skills in communication, listening, de-escalation and compassion with organization, navigation of technology systems and efficiency.


  • Manages Dean of Students phone line by assisting callers directly with their concerns whenever possible, directing to the appropriate office within the university; providing them a listening ear as well as excellent customer service.
  • Assists in promoting a welcoming space and climate that prioritizes inclusion and a student success mindset. Utilizes advanced listening skills and competency around diversity, inclusion and risk assessment in interactions with community members. Assists with traffic flow in the office suite.
  • Manages Dean of Students fast-moving schedule by setting appointments and scheduling large group meetings. Helps to balance Dean's meeting and office work time, prioritizing needs of those trying to schedule with overall immediate and longer-range goals of the office. Forecasts weeks and months ahead as well as at the immediate week to keep schedule flowing and maximize the Dean of Students time. Reserves space and prepares for larger meetings as needed.
  • Supports Associate Director of Student Support, a member of the Dean of Students Team, as requested.
  • Administratively supports Student Care Team (HattersCare) committee work under direct committee leadership of the Dean. Manages input of data in Maxient online system. Uses Maxient efficiently during weekly meetings to help maximize meeting time. Obtains reports from Maxient. Reminds committee of deadlines.
  • Provides administrative assistance to the Vice President of Campus Life & Student Success in the absence of their Executive Assistant. Assists the Executive Assistant to the Vice President with support for Divisional meetings, suite student employees, supporting other professionals throughout the division and assisting with administrative tasks that support the division as a whole. Assists with duties of other division administrative assistants as needed.
  • Cognizant of diverse holistic needs of students and families, working to assess how to best help to triage based on presenting problem, time of year and current flow.
  • Administratively supports process for student Medical Withdrawal and return process. This often involves assisting students and families through some of their hardest experiences and times at the university. Helps families navigate systems as needed.
  • Provides email faculty notification for students experiencing medical, family or mental health stressors that are impeding on their educational experience.
  • Manages Dean of Students and Community Standards budgets including obtaining information from Banner system and tracking spending through excel. Reconciles budget statements and credit card purchases. Liaisons with purchasing office and outside vendors.
  • During periods of campus crisis, works to best support Dean of Students and on-call staff team as needed.
  • Represents the office and the division of Campus Life & Student Success positively to campus, students, parents, staff, faculty and community members.
  • Assists with projects as needed for Dean of Students directly and for larger division of Campus Life & Student Success. Will participate in some shared divisional responsibilities.
  • Works to improve overall efficiency within the office.
  • Member of university committees that support and provide professional development to administrative assistants.
  • Performs other site and position specific functions as assigned.

Required Skills
  • Desire to work within a fast-paced team to help administratively support the Dean of Students to advocate for the student population as a whole, with a focus on student success and wellbeing.
  • Passion for student success and development.
  • Advanced technology skills; desire to learn new systems and processes.
  • Advanced listening and customer service skills.
  • Team player, positive outlook, patient, strongly detail orientation with engaging interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidential files and information.

Work Environment:

The work environment is a suite style office shared with one other professional. There are 3 connected individual offices off the suite. There is frequent traffic in the suite from students, employees and families.

Required Experience
  • High school graduate with some college experience preferred
  • At least three years of experience as an administrative assistant or in a related job; preferably in higher education

Salary Grade: 5


Our mission at Stetson University is to provide an excellent education in a creative community where learning and values meet, and to foster in students the qualities of mind and heart that will prepare them to reach their full potential as informed citizens of local communities and the world.

At Stetson, the art of teaching is practiced through programs solidly grounded in a tradition of liberal learning that stimulates critical thinking, imaginative inquiry, creative expression, and lively intellectual debate. The art of learning is enhanced through small interactive classes, close student-faculty alliances, and collaborative approaches that provide the foundation for rewarding careers and advanced study in selective graduate and professional programs. We embrace diverse methodologies to foster effective communication, information and technological literacy, and aesthetic appreciation. We encourage the development of informed convictions, independent judgment, and lifelong commitments to learning that are characteristic features of the enlightened citizen. In bringing together learning and values, the University encourages all of its members to demonstrate personal integrity; to develop an appreciation for the spiritual dimension of life; to embrace leadership in an increasingly complex, interdependent, and technological world; and to commit to active forms of social responsibility.

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421 N Woodland Blvd
Unit 8358
United States

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