The Associate Dean of Students gives oversight to and develops the area of community life in order to meet the developmental needs of students and ensure their well-being; responsible for judicial affairs, student resources and advocacy, and campus safety. Serves as a member of the Student Life Management Team.
Excellent administrative skills; strong supervisory, individual and group interpersonal skills; ability to initiate relationships and develop rapport with undergraduate students; understanding of developmental concerns of university populations; ability to encourage personal/spiritual growth in others and implement programs.
Passion for student flourishing, ability to relate well both individually and in groups of students, creative team player, a strategist who can see both big picture and details. People-oriented, creative, sincere, and depth of Christian commitment. Firm commitment to LCC's mission, community standards and statement of faith.
Previous work in Student Development is required. Direct experience in Residence Life and/or with international student populations desired.
1. Provide leadership and oversight for Community Life Department, setting its vision, tone, and goals.
2. Provide support, supervision, evaluation and training of Resident Directors, Intercultural Education Coordinator, and Student Counselor.
3. Manages student conduct through implementation of a restorative justice model.
4. Take initiative in the development of policy and programming through participation with the Student Life Management team.
5. Facilitate relevant educational/event programming in conjunction with Student Life staff to enrich student growth and development.
6. Represent students on the Committee on Academic Standing (CAS), Chair the Committee on Discipline (COD) and be a member of the Crisis Management Team (CMT)
7. Recruit, in conjunction with the Vice President of Student Life, professional staff.
8. Handle emergency and crisis situations that pertain to students and campus life.
9. Provide leadership to the Residence Life component of Summer Language Institute (SLI) in July.
Master's degree in Student Personnel, Counseling, Ministry, or Higher Education and Student Development is required.