BROAD FUNCTION: The Dean of Students/Title IX Coordinator provides student-centered leadership, vision, co-curricular planning and direction that facilitates students' growth, personal and academic achievement, and career success through programs and services in support of the college's mission. The Dean assists the Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Success in strategic planning and execution for the division by leading the on-going planning, development, and administration of programs in Advising Services; operations and wrap around student support services; counseling and behavioral health; Student Life; Accommodations (disability services); Veteran services; and, Library, Information Services and Academic Support Services. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Leadership, Supervision & Coaching:
Foster a collaborative and motivating environment with clarity, high standards of autonomy, professional development and accountability.
Ensure a student-centered ethos and focus is maintained by all team members.
Recruit, hire and evaluate team members cultivating a culture of continual feedback, support, celebration of milestones and improvement plans as necessary.
Ensure all compliance standards are achieved. In collaboration with the Deputy Coordinator, lead the development of campus-wide training and notification programs and the recruitment of process participants.
Serve as the campus resource on Title IX policies and practices working closely with VCCS legal counsel.
Work closely with individual students and student organizations, advocate for students' needs and perspectives through an equity lens, and provide strategic leadership for the co-curricular experience.
Serve as the primary student advocate and administrative voice to the college on matters that impact their co-curricular experiences.
Lead coordinated equity-conscious efforts in co-curricular planning and direction that facilitate students' growth, personal and academic achievement, and career success through programs and services in support of the college's mission.
Utilize data in support of programming and support to support equitable student outcomes.
Serve as the chief student affairs officer, creating a supportive, transformational, welcoming, safe, and inclusive community for all students.
Operations and Administrative Functions:
Actively participate in campus planning and execution of goals, objectives and strategies.
Prepare and present reports on a variety of metrics and topics for the division, broader campus, the College Board and external stakeholders.
Ensure appropriate technology is purchased, implemented and maintained in support of student success.
Provide oversight to student conduct programs and processes, which may include leading other staff serving as judicial officers, reviewing student misconduct complaints, issuing charge letters, coordinating student hearings, issuing decisions, as well as provide training to academic leaders and faculty regarding the student judicial programs and processes.
Master's degree in higher education, student personnel services, educational leadership, counseling, or a related field.
Considerable working knowledge of higher education or community college administration practices and principles specifically in student affairs administration, and student development theory; and in developing and implementing retention-based student success initiatives for students of diverse backgrounds, abilities, perspectives and/or cultures.
Considerable knowledge of and experience in more than one area of supervision for this position (i.e., Advising, Conduct, Career Services, Student Life, and/or First Year Experience programming).
Considerable knowledge of and significant experience with student adjudication / student conduct / grievance processes and/or student behavioral intervention team (BIT) procedures (inclusive of Title IX, Student Conduct, and/or Student Crisis Management), to include managing confidential student information with discretion and supporting student interventions.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and build successful diverse stakeholder relationships, including establishing productive and collaborative working relationships with students, staff, faculty, and community leaders with varying backgrounds, cultures, abilities and/or perspectives with a commitment to align work with the elimination of equity gaps.
Demonstrated progressive leadership experience in student affairs programs and/or services, to include strategic planning; directing and supervising the work of others, staff training/development, coaching, evaluating and providing on-going feedback, support and professional development planning; budget management and resource management; policy development; program implementation and assessment and project management, including the implementation of evaluation and assessment, and report generation.
Proficient use in the operation of a personal computer with demonstrable proficiency with current advising, student information and other systems utilized by Student Affairs practitioners.
This is a position of special trust and requires the individual hired to successfully undergo an extensive criminal background check including finger printing and the completion of the Commonwealth's Statement of Economic Interest.
Internal Number: 32896
About J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.