• Associate Dean of Students

    Miami University
    Job Description

    Associate Dean of Students

    Job no: 496831
    Department: Assoc VP & Dean of Students
    Location: Oxford, OH
    Work type: Salary Staff
    Categories: Administration, Student Services
    Status: Full Time
    Temporary: No
    Website: https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/496831

    Job Title: Associate Dean of Students
    Job Summary:

    The Associate Dean of Students is responsible for coordinating all aspects of alternative dispute resolution; which includes, but is not limited to Title IX informal resolution, student related bias incident reports, off-campus “good neighbor” concerns, and student-involved interpersonal conflict. This includes maintaining sound policies and practices that are compliant with relevant laws and guidance documents, and informing senior administration of critical incidents. The Associate Dean of Students will provide support and resources to a diverse range of students facing crises or issues of well-being; consult and provide guidance for faculty and staff handling issues impacting student success; represent the Office of the Dean of Students at campus events; and serve in an on-call duty rotation. Lastly, the Associate Dean of Students is responsible for assisting the Associate Vice President/Dean in administering the day-to-day affairs of the Office of the Dean of Students and will serve in the Dean’s stead when needed.


    Duties/Physical Demands:

    • Develop, coordinate, and facilitate all aspects of an alternative dispute resolution student-facing program at Miami University (Title IX informal resolution, student related bias incident reports, off-campus “good neighbor” concerns, and student-involved interpersonal conflict); this includes program promotion, trainings, and assessment.
    • Work closely with the Assistant Dean of Students/Title IX Deputy Coordinator and the Director of Community Standards to ensure seamless and compliant activation of the Title IX informal resolution process.
    • Conduct summary suspension meetings for non-Title IX conduct violations.
    • Serve in an on-call duty rotation for crisis response.
    • Serve as the AVP/Dean of Student’s “Chief of Staff”; e.g. coordinating Office of the Dean of Students outreach, student success, and communication efforts, overseeing the allocation of Student Life special events funding, etc.
    • Proactively meet with students to address concerns and advocate for and amplify student initiatives.
    • Regularly hold student office hours/drop in hours across campus.
    • Contribute data and descriptive program information for the Office of the DOS’s annual report and other assessment as required.
    • Serve on divisional and institutional committees as assigned by the AVP/DOS.
    • Maintain active participation and engagement in relevant student affairs professional associations.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • A Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education, counseling, social work, or another appropriate field of graduate study.
    • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in higher education, preferably in student affairs.
    • Understanding of, and demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends as needed. Ability to work on call hours.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience with providing administrative oversight and supervision.
    • On-call crisis response experience.
    • Documented record of initiating proactive strategies that enhance retention and contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant laws such as Title IX, Clery Act, Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (Campus SaVE) Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
    • Experience working with victims of sexual misconduct (including sexual harassment), domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking; experience gained during the completion of degree programs (graduate assistantships and internships may be counted toward these requirements).
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, crisis response, and conflict management skills.
    • A demonstrated understanding of conduct and alternative dispute resolution (mediation, restorative justice, and/or facilitated dialogue) processes.


    EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
    Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.
    As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
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    A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

    For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact ADAFacultyStaff@Miamioh.edu or (513) 529-3560.

    Advertised: 08 Jul 2020 Eastern Daylight Time

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