Dean Of Students Job Description

Dean Of Students Job Description

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Dean of students provides innovative and creative programs that supports student learning, leading to increased persistence and graduation rates across diverse student populations.

Dean Of Students Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Manage planning and execution of the school-wide positive incentive systems
Model positive interactions and effective interventions with students
Track and use data to inform and improve systems and practices to promote learning time, positive and safe school culture, and high attendance
Create systems for inventory, ordering and management of supplies and materials
Foster a school climate that supports the school’s mission statement
Support teachers in building relationships with students and parents
Serve as the point person for discipline/culture issues specific behavioral intervention plans
Maintain accurate student discipline records
Coordinate all clerical support related to the Dean of Students Title IX processes, records, and correspondence
Develop a vision for organizational goals and objectives consistent with the mission and values of the school and KIPP Bay Area Schools

Dean Of Students Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Dean Of Students

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: SCCR, FEMA, ADA, IX

Education for Dean Of Students

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the dean of students job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Education, Counseling, Faculty, Communication, Management, Supervision, Legal, Leadership, Teaching, Graduate

Skills for Dean Of Students

Desired skills for dean of students include:

Evaluation and feedback techniques
Learning theory
Reinforcement
District’s Response to Intervention process and documentation processes
Interventions
Positive behavioral management supports
Systems
Goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them
OPS’s mission
Purpose

Desired experience for dean of students includes:

Serve as school’s spokesperson around culture
Manage all office operations and the work of managers and other employees, processes, and projects, to implement the strategic goals of the Office of Community Standards (OCS)
Identify, clarify, and resolve complex issues with university­wide scope and impact and substantial significance which may span multiple areas, using advanced technical and professional knowledge requiring broad discretion and judgment
Develop, in collaboration with the school leadership team, a vision for supervising, managing, and implementing a school culture plan that is in alignment with school priorities (structure may include elements of restorative justice, emotional intelligence, cultural competency)
Create and support implementation of individualized development programs for struggling students as necessary, aligned with the discipline vision, to ensure student success in meeting school expectations
Be highly present and visible during school hours for students, families, and staff

Dean Of Students Examples

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Dean Of Students Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of dean of students. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for dean of students
  • Supervise teacher instruction
  • Supervise general administrative tasks
  • Schedule students into classes
  • Prepare four-year graduation plans
  • Monitor students’ attendance
  • Work closely with respective high school principals, the Safety and Security team, Performance Management staff, and Area Office to oversee and assess programs dedicated to creating a calm school environment
  • Develop strong relationships with administration, teachers, staff and community to generate a collective and comprehensive commitment to the Culture of Calm initiative
  • Assistance with law school housing (in collaboration with the Admissions Office)
  • Supervise, coordinate, and administer all aspects of programming and activities associated with the Workroom
  • Manage and approve reservations and activities for the Workshop space
Qualifications for dean of students
  • Master’s degree from accredited college or university required
  • Mid-Management Certification
  • At least three years of classroom teaching and/or school administrative experience required
  • Ability to use district administrative software
  • Proficiency in the state teacher appraisal system (PDAS)
  • Ability to travel throughout the district and city
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Dean Of Students Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a dean of students. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for dean of students
  • Engage students in the conception and implementation of engagement activities and programs
  • Plan and execute programs within college-wide events including Manifest, Convocation, Weeks of Welcome, WAC Crawl, Blood Ball and Haunted House
  • Assist student organizations in implementing their creative visions
  • Coordinating and facilitating project meetings with student organizations
  • Oversee the scheduling and maintain the calendar of the Workroom
  • Assist in the development of Workroom guidelines
  • Supervise and manage student worker staff
  • Oversee reservation of Workroom by student organizations and students
  • Plan and deliver a calendar of Workroom workshops for the College community
  • As needed, work with Student Communications and Creative and Print Services to create related print, web, and advertising materials including postcards, posters, calls for entries, handbills, and vinyl lettering
Qualifications for dean of students
  • Three years of reception/secretarial experience
  • Motivated, ability to efficiently multi-task, work under pressure, handle frequent interruptions and meet deadlines
  • Positive attitude and the ability to consistently deliver a great experience to students and guests
  • Must possess a learning orientation and contribute to changing technology
  • Experience coaching teachers in a middle-manager role (GLC, culture chair, ) strongly preferred
  • Substantive knowledge of identity development in the college years
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Dean Of Students Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of dean of students. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for dean of students
  • Serve as a resource and referral agent to the members of the Black community
  • Develop, implement, and assess in-house programs for students that address the needs of student communities served by AASA
  • Design, coordinate, manage, execute, and assess large scale campus programs such as Welcome Events, the Black Baccalaureate, Annual Awards Dinner, and various equity-related programs
  • Supervise event publicity, manage online calendar, manage social media, and update website
  • Supervise creation and dissemination of bi-monthly e-newsletter which includes events and announcements from across campus and the Tucson community
  • Supervise, coach and/or support student employees, interns, volunteers and students who utilize AASA
  • Oversee the selection and evaluation of student assistants and interns
  • Meet with leadership of Coalition of Black Organizations (COBO) student groups on a regular basis
  • Supervise training for student staff, interns, and leaders of COBO student organizations at the beginning of each semester, and on-going training throughout the academic year, to prepare and support them in their roles
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement staff to ensure programs and services are delivered from a perspective that includes intersections of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic class, disability and other significant aspects of individual and cultural identity
Qualifications for dean of students
  • Thorough understanding of Millennials and Generation Z, and a passion for working closely with college students
  • Experience serving underrepresented students
  • Ability to assess program effectiveness
  • Demonstrated problem-solving abilities, especially in situations requiring quick action and resolution
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience at an educational institution required
  • BA/BFA Fine Art, Art History, Museum Studies, Arts Administration, Performance, Fashion or related field
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Dean Of Students Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a dean of students. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for dean of students
  • As staff advisor for the Black Student Union (BSU) and Elgie M
  • Develop, implement, and assess programs for students that address the needs of student communities served by the Asian Pacific American Student Affairs
  • Design, coordinate, manage, and implement signature programs such as welcome events, Lotus Laureate Graduation Convocation and inclusion and equity programs
  • Oversee event publicity, mange online calendar, manage social media, and update website
  • Serve as a resource and referral agent to the members of the Asian Pacific American student community
  • Supervise, coach and support student employees, interns, volunteers and students who utilize the Asian Pacific American Student Affairs student center
  • Work with a Graduate Assistant to advise the co-directors for APASA student board
  • Work collaboratively with Academic Success and Achievement to support the cultural learning community
  • Oversee the selection and evaluation of student assistants and interns, as appropriate
  • Organize training for student staff, interns, and leaders of Asian Pacific American Student Affairs student organizations at the beginning of each semester, and on-going training throughout the academic year, to prepare and support them in their roles
Qualifications for dean of students
  • 2-3 years experience in an arts-related environment, and experience in design, construction of sets and/or costumes are preferred
  • Incumbent should be performing satisfactorily within 6 months
  • Ability to analyze and interpret University policies and implement risk management/judicial procedures
  • Ability to integrate student development theory and mission and action congruence into practice
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited, four-year institution of higher education
  • At least two years’ experience working directly with diverse populations of students in educational settings
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Dean Of Students Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of dean of students. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for dean of students
  • Provide leadership and supervision of the offices listed above, provides supervision and management of additional staff members, graduate assistants, and student workers employed by these offices, in coordination with individual departmental directors and in accordance with University policies and procedures
  • Provide a vision for the residential student experience and the learning environment that facilitates key student learning outcomes within the areas of Residential Education, Housing Services, Fraternity & Sorority Affairs, the First-year Experience and Student Leadership Programs
  • Supervise, participate in, assist with, and support all programs and initiatives of Living, Learning and Leadership including Room Selection, First-year Student Room Placement, Fraternity & Sorority Recruitment, New Student Orientation, the creation of a comprehensive leadership program and all policies and procedures that impact the areas of Living, Learning and Leadership
  • Build a cohesive team among the Living, Learning and Leadership staff and facilitate collaborations needed to accomplish departmental and office goals and priorities
  • Manage family and student phone calls and concerns and respond in a professional and timely manner
  • Collaborate with other Associate Deans and their teams within the Division of Student Affairs and with other leaders, faculty, and staff across campus to promote and advance the priorities of the Division of Student Affairs and the University
  • Lead an ongoing strategic planning and assessment process for the area of Living, Learning and Leadership
  • Develop and promote a culture of assessment and data-driven decision making
  • Participate in selection, training, education, and mentoring experiences for students and professional student affairs staff
  • Lead and manage all website content and print publications for all offices within Living, Learning and Leadership
Qualifications for dean of students
  • Previous experience in supervising personnel (i.e., graduate assistants, interns, and/or undergraduate students)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of student development theory, college access, and major trends and issues faced by diverse populations of college students
  • Experience facilitating trainings and/or workshops
  • Experience overseeing production of outreach materials and updating website content
  • Demonstrated ability to engender and integrate the values of diversity, equity and teamwork across various groups
  • Strong organizational skills, time management and the ability to work independently

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