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Associate Dean for Student Engagement

Albany State University
Job Description
 
Posting Details
Posting Number: 0600952  
Position Category: Assoc/Asst Dean AD  
Job Title: Associate Dean for Student Engagement  
Position Code: 00306X  
Position Type: Staff  
Department: Student Affairs  
Nature of Work: Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs, this position will provide leadership in administration of a comprehensive student engagement program that integrates academic learning and student growth and development. The Associate Dean for Student Engagement is responsible for the following functional areas: Student Engagement, Campus Recreation and Intramurals, Greek Life, M.A.L.E.S. Mentors and professional advisement to the Royal Court. The Associate Dean for Student Engagement is responsible for developing and implementing student life policy; providing vision and innovation for programs supporting student engagement, growth, and development. This position requires substantial interaction with campus leadership, staff members and students.  
Training and Experience: Required 
? Master's Degree in student affairs, higher education administration, or related field. 
? Five years of substantial and progressive experience in higher education. 
? Program management experience. 
? Supervisory experience. 
? Proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases successful completion of background investigation prior to employment. 

Preferred 
? Proven skill in administrative leadership and program planning. 
? Ability to set educational standards and goals, establish and implement policies and procedures, and direct and coordinate the campus' student life programs. 
? Excellent communication skills and ability to speak to large public audiences and represent the Vice President of Student Affairs or the University's President in an official capacity. 
? Effective management and leadership skills. 
? Familiarity with and commitment to principles and language of diversity and inclusion and effectively manage and work well in a diverse environment with diverse populations. 
? Effective organization and human relations skills. 
? Experience leading Student Activities, Student Engagement, or another student programming department.  
Testing Requirements:  
Illustrative Examples of Work: ? Leads in planning and executing the Vice President for Student Affairs key strategic initiatives, including managing specific student engagement projects. 
? Ensures effective planning and execution of all student engagement programs and initiatives. 
? Establishes and maintains strong relationships within Student Affairs as well as with senior officers of the University, faculty and other University Departments. 
? Assists in setting divisional priorities for resource allocation and utilization. 
? Enhances learning and personal development of students in social, multi-cultural, co-curricular, and experiential opportunities through various campus and community-based activities. 
? Leads in assessment, strategic plans, promotion, and development of student engagement programming. 
? Provides leadership, general oversight, and management of student engagement departments. 
? Manages special projects for the Vice President for Student Affairs. 
? Collaborates with division leadership to create and deliver innovative services and implement strategies, policies, and procedures, and administers strategic oversight of campus-wide student programming for the University. 
? Uses assessment results and institutional data to foster informed decision making for implementation of initiatives by the Vice President and President. 
? Advises the Royal Court- managing all events, travel, initiatives, and needs of the Court. 
? Fosters student success for students at Albany State University 
? Performs other job-related duties as assigned.  
Posting Date: 02-11-2019  
Closing Date:
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.)
Open Until Filled
FTE: 1.0  
Special Instructions to Applicants:  
Funding Source: General Operating (State)  
Number of Openings: 1  
If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant: N/A  
Fringe Benefits: Yes  
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience  
Physical Demands  
Facts About the Institution: Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment. EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement: Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education. The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 504 College Drive, Billy C. Black Building, Room 382, Albany, Georgia 31705 Director of Human Resources at 229-500-2026. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-500-3442.  
Disability Statement: Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229-430-4623. EEO/AA employer.  
Optional Applicant Documents:  
Required Applicant Documents: Resume
Cover Letter  
Application Types Accepted: Staff Employment Application  
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