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Higher Ed Administrative Careers - Student Affairs/Student services
At IWU we are committed to disciple-making – to influencing each other to become more like Jesus in every area of life. Disciple-making leaders are Kingdom seekers committed to Christ, compassionate friends committed to their peers, and world changers committed to the broken world around them.
MINISTRY VALUES and STRATEGY
The Dean must be committed to the Lordship of Christ, continually seeking personal growth through the regular practice of spiritual disciplines, and creating spiritually rich environments for others to do the same.
The Dean will support the Student Development mission to partner in the holistic learning and disciple-making mission of the university by cultivating a community of belonging, support, and engagement through formative and diverse experiences.
The Dean must embody and promote the Wildcat Way values of Kindness, Humility, Belonging, Integrity, and Courage in their life, work, and interaction with others.
This position focuses on student development and support, with primary focus on student engagement, student thriving, retention, persistence, and accountability. The Dean hires, trains, and supervises professional staff overseeing these areas of focus, oversees unit budgets, and creates and coordinates campus-wide programs including sexual assault/harassment training and awareness, New Student Transitions, First Year Experience, Campus Safety, and Student Conduct. This position supervises three directors and one graduate assistants.
Supervises: Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards, Director of Student Transitions, Director of Campus Police, and Student Engagement Graduate Assistant.
Reports to: Vice President for Student Development
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
· Provide daily leadership, vision, management, resource provision, support, and empowerment to an operation that includes: New Student Transition programs, First Year Experience, retention and persistence research and strategies, Student Conduct, Title IX case investigation and resolution, campus-wide sexual assault/harassment training and awareness, and campus saftey
· Collaborate with faculty, academic affairs leadership, division chairs, Registration & Academic Services, Residential Learning, Center for Student Success, Admissions, and cabinet-level administrators to recommend systems and processes that enable offices and departments to communicate effectively regarding students high-risk of not persisting, making academic progress, or graduating
· Foster and reinforce a team culture of unity, humility, and devotion.
· Oversee department budgets and closely supervise chief spending authorities as well as supervising profit centers by creating proper systems and processes to account for all revenues and expenditures
According to Indiana Wesleyan University’s employment policy, all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.
Master’s degree in appropriate area required
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students and colleagues from diverse communities and cultures
Demonstrated history of successful mentoring and work with undergraduate students
Brings a proven record of effective team building and collaboration across departments and with faculty, administrators and co-curricular educators, and support personnel
Demonstrates a mature personal faith in Jesus Christ and a commitment to the mission of IWU
Demonstrates ability to work effectively with students and colleagues from diverse communities and cultures
Demonstrates an understanding of academic policies and procedures, curricular pathways, and graduation requirements
Possesses strong technical skills and a high comfort level within a computerized environment
Working knowledge and experience with student conduct and Title IX
Exhibits outstanding oral and written communication skills
Demonstrates the ability to make well informed decisions, solve problems and coordinate a variety of activities and tasks
Reveals exemplary organizational skills, attention to detail and the capacity to develop efficient and effective systems for the implementation of policies and processes
Indiana Wesleyan University is an energized Christian academic community helping to shape tomorrow's "World Changers."
We offer career opportunities, great benefits, and environment that welcomes and values creativity, diversity, and a work experience that is both challenging and rewarding!
If you're looking for the chance to learn, grow, and make a contribution to our community, we would love to have you apply.