Job Details
Associate Dean of Students
S2200471
Galloway - Main Campus
Management
Dean Of Students (320005)
Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive University benefits package.
04/14/2022

Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The University’s commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at www.Stockton.edu.

This is an in-person on campus, non-remote position.

Successful candidates will be required to show proof of being “up-to-date” with their COVID-19 vaccine status prior to their start date.  Religious or Medical waivers may be requested at the time of employment offer.

The Associate Dean of Students reports directly to the Dean of Students and serves as a member of the Student Affairs Executive Leadership Team and Vice President for the Student Affairs Leadership Council, supporting the University's commitment to Inclusive Student Success. The Associate Dean of Students is a key member of the Care, Advocacy & Inclusion strategic area, and provides secondary leadership to all functions under the Dean of Students, and is a primary point of contact for students, staff, faculty, families, and other stakeholders.

  • Serve as a member of the Student Affairs Executive Leadership Team and Vice President for Student Affairs' Leadership Council, principal advisor to the Dean of Students, and representative of the Care, Advocacy and Inclusion strategic area on student support, conduct, care, inclusion, and case management related matters
  • Provide support, advocacy, and empowerment to students in crisis through direct supervision of the Stockton Cares Program and the Office of Student Conduct
  • Supervise case management for incidents reported through the Stockton Cares Program: review all submitted incident reports and create collaborative plan of action for student support; triage urgent student concerns; initiate wellness checks to be completed by Residential Life and Public Safety; and gather collateral information relating to concerns from students, faculty, and other staff members
  • Provide oversight to Stockton Care Team meetings, and lead & initiate Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) meetings for incoming high-level concerns that require committee review by providing direct oversight to the administration, outreach, and referral support service offerings to students, faculty, staff, and parents. Including, but not limited to, triaging student concerns, and coordinating urgent responses such as wellness and safety checks and crisis evaluations, providing guidance through the return to campus process, leave of absence and withdrawal request process, and providing logistical support, such as academic accommodations. Coordinate the Student Health and Safety Review Process for review by the Dean of Students
  • Collaborate with the Assistant Vice President for Student Health & Wellness, Executive Director of Residential Life, and Director of Athletics and Recreation, to ensure continuity in student behavior and conduct procedures and advise on critical needs related to student health and safety
  • Guide students and their families/guardians through the return to campus process after emergency mental health evaluations and work with campus partners to provide students with information about the financial and academic impacts of withdrawal, coordinate outreach to faculty about coursework and deadlines
  • Formulate strong working relationship with Title IX Coordinator to ensure timely review of incidents and case follow up; serve as a member of the Bias Prevention Education & Review Team, and Demonstration Action Response Team (DART)
  • Manage reporting systems and data for Stockton Cares cases; develop data retention processes to project future needs, advocate for programmatic support, and alert the campus community of positive and negative trends and concerns
  • Create annual reports and other reports as requested for Office of the Dean of Students and offices under the Care, Advocacy & Inclusion area; lead implementation and analysis of student satisfaction/learning assessment; gather data to develop proactive outreach and trainings to address common student concerns and prevent escalation of issues; possess an understanding of current federal and state regulations, and other relevant and applicable laws/guidance and compliance regulations
  • Educate campus on sensitive and complex topics, e.g., how to identify possible student concerns, how to submit a report educate faculty, staff, and students on scope of support available through the office; make presentations to students, faculty, staff, and other stakeholders on programs on civility initiatives and conflict resolution
  • Maintain and update student Health and Safety Withdrawal policies; serve as a liaison to other institutional resources such as the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program, Learning Access Program (LAP), Financial Aid, Campus Public Safety, and Academic Affairs to support students in crisis
  • Partner with the Director of Residential Education and Student Services to ensure premier student service delivery and collaboration among Galloway and Atlantic City Student Affairs Operations
  • Serve on the Senior Student Affairs Officer on-call rotation, providing leadership and intervention for critical incident response. Other duties as assigned by the Dean of Students or Vice President for Student Affairs and support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission
  • Support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned master’s degree in a field related to Higher Education
  • Previous leadership experience working with college students in conduct, case management, residential life, advocacy, or related operational area

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively develop and implement strategic objectives
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, communications, and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with campus stakeholders about coordinated strategies for students of concern
  • Demonstrated understanding of student conduct administration, crisis management and non-clinical case management
  • Demonstrated evidence of understanding of FERPA, HIPAA, Title IX, Clery Act, and trends in legal liability

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Counseling, Social Work, or related field
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead, develop, motivate, and manage professional staff in a collective bargaining environment
  • Demonstrated experience implementing strategies to support equitable student support services
Letter of Interest, Resume, Unofficial Transcripts

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Only electronic documents will be accepted.  Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.  All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.  You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF

  1. A letter of interest describing specific skills and experiences
  2. A current resume
  3. Unofficial Graduate transcripts
  4. A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email Address and Telephone

 

Please note:

  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources (Main Campus, J-115) at 609-652-4384, Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is available at https://www.stockton.edu/police/crime-statistics.html. The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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