Assistant Dean & Director of Residential Life and College Transition Programs
Landmark College, the College of choice for neurodiverse learners has an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Dean & Director of Residential Life and College Transitions Programs within our Office of Student Affairs, reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs.
Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs the Assistant Dean & Director is responsible for managing the educational, programmatic, and operational aspects of the residential life program; management of College transition programming including the Transition at College Program (TaC) and the co-curricular elements of various short-term summer programs; assisting the Vice President for Student Affairs in managing the College’s obligations around Title IX—including training, programming, and case management, and manage the implementation and ongoing needs of the on-campus student employment program.
The Assistant Dean and Director serves as a member of the Student Affairs Leadership Team, and works closely with other departments within the division, including Health, Counseling & Wellness, Diversity & Inclusion, Student Activities, Student Conduct, Campus Safety, Social Pragmatic Programming, and Athletics, Fitness, and Recreation.
The Assistant Dean & Director supervises a staff of six Resident Deans, who primarily oversee the development of community, support, and accountability in the residence halls but are also available to assist with and coordinate other functions that fall under the areas of Student Affairs.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in Student Affairs Administration or related discipline preferred with previous experience in residential management and program development required. The successful candidate will also have experience and/or solid understanding of the important factors in supporting students as they transition to College, Title IX regulations, project management and staff training/supervision. The position requires excellent communication and organizational skills, including the ability to effectively interact with students, parents, and staff.
Strong interpersonal skills and a love of working with college students and their families are necessary. Requires the ability to work independently plus the initiative and willingness to learn and take on new challenges. The ability to responsibly handle confidential information in a professional manner is critical.