Dean, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management - Job Opportunities at Atlantic Cape

THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO FULL TIME CURRENT ATLANTIC CAPE EMPLOYEES General Description: The Dean of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management serves as the Chief Student Affairs Officer for the college providing strategic and operational leadership as well as oversight for all student affairs functions supporting institutional student success initiatives. Functions in support of Student Affairs include career, transfer and academic counseling, advisement, disability services, student development, student government, student activities, judicial affairs, Behavioral Assessment team functioning, EOF, veterans’ services, student athletics and registration services. Integrates the development and delivery of student-oriented services through oversight and management of Student Affairs activities. Serves as the Chief Enrollment Management Officer for the college providing strategic and operational leadership as well as oversight to all enrollment management functions for credit and non-credit instruction including recruitment, admissions, and testing. Provides leadership in meeting the college’s enrollment goals by collaborating with the leadership team, in particular partnering with Marketing, Academic Affairs, Institutional Research, and Finance to ensure integration of demographics, student demand, college-wide priorities and financial planning. Strategically manages the college’s student success initiatives and retention goals by collaborating with the leadership team, in particular partnering with Academic Affairs. Works with the college community at-large in the creation, implementation and assessment of best-practice student success initiatives and retention strategies and plans.

Dean, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Posted: 06-13-2018
Campus: No Preference
Salary: TBD
  • Reports to the President
  • Primary operations responsibility for all Student Affairs aspects of the college’s student success initiatives, integrating the development and delivery of a variety of student programs, services and initiatives in support of student success and college retention goals
  • Responsible for all enrollment management aspects of the college’s recruitment and admissions efforts and initiatives integrating marketing, recruitment, prospect outreach and follow up, application processing, placement testing and counseling, advising, and, in the case of select programs, application review for credit and continuing education/noncredit/workforce development courses and programs
  • Provides leadership in the development of policy, procedure, programs and systems in support of student success initiatives including program selection, retention/persistence, academic progress, program completion, graduation, job placement and transfer success
  • In collaboration with the Vice President of Academic Affairs, responsible for the integration of student services in support of instruction and supplemental instruction centers to advance student success
  • In partnership with Academic & Student Affairs, develops an active faculty and student affairs staff working relationship which supports the career, academic, and developmental goals of students with particular emphasis to service students at risk
  • Works collaboratively with academic support services (tutoring, learning assistance center, skills labs, library services)
  • Provides institutional leadership across all organizational units in support of current and new student success initiatives
  • Co-chairs the Student Success Cross Functional Committee with Academic Affairs Leadership
  • Chairs/Co-chairs the Enrollment Management Cross Functional Committee
  • Assists in the identification of grants, writing of grants, and other external resources to further student success goals
  • Provides oversight in the management of student conduct and student complaint policies and procedures and ensures compliance
  • Provides oversight to the coordination with academic affairs regarding articulation agreements with four-year colleges
  • Collaborates with Academic Affairs in the development of initiatives that foster readiness for future college students at the middle and high school levels
  • Develops and sustains outcomes assessment processes targeting all Student Affairs services and the division as a whole (e.g. CAS Standards)
  • Provides leadership in the identification and recommendation of new and emerging technologies as well as relevant applications of present MIS system in support of student success (e.g., “Retention Alert” software, degree audit applications, career assessment software, etc.)
  • Leads in the development of a climate that promotes and supports innovation and improved services to students and the community
  • Ensures all departments act in compliance with FERPA, Title IX, Title IV, Clery Act, Americans with Disabilities Act and other federal and state regulations as well as college policies, procedures, and accreditation standards
  • Serves as an internal resource to members of the college on matters related to student affairs
  • Responsible for developing and monitoring restricted and unrestricted budgets
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Master’s degree in Student Personnel Services, Higher Education Leadership or related field
  • Five years of progressively responsible leadership in Student Affairs in higher education, preferably in a community college setting, with three years of supervisory experience
  • Proven leadership experience in advancing student success initiatives
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and monitoring budgets
  • Demonstrated ability to engage staff to build on past successes while fostering change
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous and synergistic improvement of instructional support, student support and student development
  • Knowledge of theories of student development as they relate to the adult learner and understanding organizational systems and their contribution to student success
  • Demonstrated ability to develop measurable outcomes and assessments strategies to formulate data-driven decisions
  • Knowledge of public sector/higher education federal and state regulations and compliance
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse internal and external populations
  • Strong organization and leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to build consensus in a service-oriented environment
  • Demonstrated ability to foster a climate that ensures quality customer service and satisfaction
  • This position may require flexible scheduling to include evenings and weekends and duties at any Atlantic Cape location.
  • This is an exempt administrator position
  • This position is only open to full time current Atlantic Cape employees

Candidates must send a letter and resume to the Human Resources Specialist, Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, NJ 08330. Email to Deadline: 06-19-2018.

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