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Dean of Student Success, #016066

Company

Bellevue College Job Opportunities

Location

Bellevue, WA

Job Description

SALARY: $7,020.42 - $8,424.42 Monthly
$84,245.00 - $101,093.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 05/23/16
 
CLOSING DATE: 06/13/16 11:59 PM
 

JOB SUMMARY:

This position is exempt from overtime.
 
Bellevue College (BC) is a student-centered, comprehensive, and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social, and cultural life of its diverse community. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.
 
We strive to create a vibrant campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty, and staff. As an essential part of our mission and goals, pluralism is promoted in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building a pluralistic and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation, and student success.
 
Student Affairs division is seeking a dynamic Dean of Student Success experienced in working with a large open enrollment, highly diverse, student population in a high paced, high demand work environment. This full-time, 12-month per year administrative position reports to the Vice President of Student Affairs. Under the general direction of the Vice President of Student Affairs, the Dean of Student Success will develop, monitor and promote student success strategies and programs to increase persistence, retention and academic success for all students, with an emphasis on closing the equity gap in success and persistence for underserved student populations using the social justice framework.
 
The Dean serves as a member of the Student Affairs Leadership Team and works collaboratively with other campus constituencies, including faculty, staff and student groups, to help the college achieve its goals for student retention, success and completion. In addition, this position also serves as the Vice President of Student Affairs designee for the enforcement of the Code of Student Conduct and provides leadership and coordination of the Behavioral Intervention Team and the Academic Standards Policy.
 
This position is responsible for leadership, management, and supervision of staff and operations of the Student Success service cluster; Academic and Career Pathways Center, Counseling, Student conduct, Disability Resource Services, High School Programs and Initiatives, Multicultural Services, Student Success coaching, and TRiO. This position also has responsibility for providing leadership for college planning and implementation of a comprehensive retention plan in collaboration with Instruction. The Dean should possess the skills and experience to develop and implement short and long-range plans to meet unit/program needs.
 
The Dean is expected to analyze and evaluate operations, develop and implement corrective action to resolve problems.  Demonstrate effective and culturally responsive communication, both orally and in writing, with a wide variety of people in a manner that positively portrays BC and its programs, personnel, and philosophies. The Dean should have successful record of working collaboratively with and demonstrate intercultural sensitivity to the dynamics of differences in race, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation, national origin and other cases for cultural and live experience difference.
 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL DUTIES:

  • Work with the Vice President of Student Affairs to establish and implement a system of policy, program, and service review that ensures consistency with current, changing, and future needs of students and the community.
  • Provide the Vice President consultation and make recommendations for improving student retention, persistence and success programs and services to students.
  • Supports the fulfillment of the goals and initiatives outlined in the Student Affairs strategic plan, with the development of Student Affairs goals that derive from the overall institutional strategic plan.
  • Participate as leadership team member to assist Vice President with the planning and development of the annual comprehensive Student Affairs budget that supports the Student Affairs Operational Plan.
  • Oversee tenured and tenure track faculty counselors, including but not limited to tenure committee participation.
  • Supervise the management of budgets for offices reporting within the Student Success service cluster.
  • Assist Student Affairs Leadership Team efforts associated with accountability, outcomes assessment, accreditation, and strategic planning.
  • Remain current on innovative Student Affairs programming and implement new ideas as appropriate.
  • Perform related duties as required.
Typical Duties Established by the College
  • Serve as chair or member of designated College committees, councils and teams.
  • Provide leadership in accordance with the Mission and Vision established by the College, furthering Core Themes and College Objectives.
  • Ensure areas of responsibility operate effectively within the policies and procedures of the college and applicable governing agencies.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for operating unit(s).
  • Train, supervise and evaluate employees in accordance with negotiated agreements, applicable state and federal laws and College policies and procedures.
  • Exercise effective stewardship over college resources.
  • Prepare reports and analytical materials to illustrate objectives, activities, and accomplishments of areas of responsibility.
  • Create a safe, bias-free working environment, which engenders respect for differences.
  • Work to achieve the core theme of fostering a diverse college community as established by the College.
  • Engage in and promote governance.
  • Perform related duties as required.
 

QUALIFICATIONS/CORE COMPETENCIES:

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Counseling, Student Development, Student Personnel Administration or related field of study
  • Three years of management and leadership experience in student services, or related, administrative position in higher education
  • Two years of demonstrated leadership and management skills including significant responsibility for program management, personnel, and budget
  • Experience working with student conduct and behavioral intervention teams
  • Demonstrated commitment to sustaining diversity initiatives
  • Proven ability to effectively lead and set direction
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to work as a part of an administrative team and foster a team environment of collaboration, collegiality and cooperation.      
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working with and supervising tenured and tenure track faculty counselors
  • Community College administrative experience
  • Working knowledge of leading edge retention and student success initiatives
  • Demonstrated experience of working with marginalized and underserved student populations
  • Experience in engaging and working with instructional deans and faculty on issues of student success and retention
  • Bi-lingual skills
  • Understanding of the educational role and philosophy of the open enrollment (community) college
 

REQUIRED INFORMATION:

How to Apply:
 
Individuals interested in this position are encouraged to apply. Your application must include all required documents and a complete online application to be considered complete. 

Any application that does not provide all requested information will be considered incomplete and will not be screened for the position.
 
Please submit the following to be considered:
  • Complete an online application (note that stating "See Resume" on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete)
  • Complete the supplemental questionnaire
  • Attach a resume
  • Attach a letter of interest addressing how you meet or exceed the minimum and desired qualifications
  • Attach college transcript(s)
  • Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College (max 1 page)
For more information and complete job announcement, please visit our Bellevue College jobs website at http://www.bellevuecollege.edu/jobs/ and apply from there.

Position Type

Full-Time

Job Functions

Student Services

Department/Division

Student Success

Benefits

401(k), Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Training, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Leave, Tuition Reimbursement

Salary Range

$84,245.00 - $101,093.00 Annually

Travel Level

Minimal

Education

Graduate Degree

Minimum Experience

3.00

Professional Designation

Contact Name

Contact Phone

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Approved

Yes

Approval Date

5/31/2016 12:00 AM
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