Assistant Dean, Student Services - Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold Maryland

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Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, Maryland

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Assistant Dean for Student Services coordinates with student services unit directors efforts related to retention, assessment, student success and engagement, and completion- and links these efforts to the college's strategic planning processes. The Assistant Dean is also responsible for direct oversight of departments and programs related to health and wellness, sexual misconduct prevention education, academic support, student success of underrepresented student populations, and child care services. These departments are Health Services (including Substance Abuse Prevention Education), Office of Tutoring, the Technology Learning Center (TLC), Computer Commons, Learning Assistance Center, and the Child Development Center (CDC).

The Assistant Dean supports the Dean of Student Services with the day to day management of the Student Services unit. This includes, but is not limited to, budgeting, enrollment management, strategic planning, personnel, outcomes assessment/program evaluation, developing and implementing initiatives related to Achieving the Dream, and planning and implementing student services professional development activities. The Assistant Dean also serves in the absence of the Dean of Student Services.  

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in Student Services, Student Development, Higher Education Administration, Education, Counseling, or related field required with additional training and/or experience in at least two of the direct areas of responsibility.

Minimum of five years of progressively responsible administrative, budget, planning, assessment/evaluation, managerial and supervisory experience; at least three (3) years of supervisory experience in student affairs/student services.

Working knowledge of student development theory, student success initiatives, retention, and programming.

Familiarity with Strategic Enrollment Management planning for community colleges

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Ability to interact with a diverse student body, faculty and staff and establish effective working relationships

Considerable knowledge of higher education and community college administration practices and principles.

Considerable knowledge of student affairs administration, including project management.

Ability to work independently, handle complex assignments and multitask in a fast-paced environment  

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate in related field preferred.

Familiarity with regional and specialized accreditation

Experience with student conduct/judicial affairs preferred.

Familiarity of or experience working with Achieving the Dream national initiative.

Familiarity of or experience with using social media to enhance student engagement and co-curricular learning.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and cover letter are required

As a condition of employment and in connection with your employment application process, Anne Arundel Community College shall conduct a background check on all candidates selected for employment. The information contained in such background reports shall be used for job relevant employment purposes. All offers of employment are contingent upon the favorable results of a background check screening

While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, we regret that we are unable to sponsor employment Visas for job applicants at this time.

Keyword Phrases

  • Student Services
  • Assistant Dean, Student Services
  • Great College "Honor Roll"
  • Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Student Based Deans
  • Student Affairs and Services Executives
  • Community College Executives
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter