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Dean of Students at the Assistant or Associate level

Georgia State University, College of Law

Job Title: Dean of Students at the Assistant or Associate level
Job Location: Atlanta , GA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Law & criminal justice
Deans, directors, registrar
Student affairs, residential life
Date Posted: 2018-05-10
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Dean of Students at the Assistant or Associate level
Georgia State University, College of Law

Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta is seeking to hire a full-time Dean of Students at the Assistant or Associate level, depending on experience. This is a full-time faculty position, at the rank of Academic Professional, reporting to the Dean of the College.

The Dean of Students has oversight of all aspects of academic advisement in the College. This position is responsible for orientation activities and provides guidance to students on course selection, scheduling, graduation requirements, and dismissal.

The Dean of Students works with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and the Director of the Academic Success Program to develop strategies and provide resources for bar passage and general academic success. This position also serves as liaison between students and other University Departments, such as Financial Aid and Student Accounts.

The Dean of Students is responsible for assisting students with difficult personal issues that arise in the course of their studies. These may include the need for disability accommodations or leaves of absence from the school.

In addition, the Dean of Students meets with students when violations of the GSU Honor Code, the Code of Student Conduct, or other disciplinary issues arise.

This position is responsible for implementing existing wellness programming and developing new opportunities in this area.

He or she serves as the College’s liaison with the central University’s counseling office.

The Dean of Students supervises, coordinates and advises student organizations and plays a leadership role in various student events throughout the year, including Honors Day, Law Week, and GSU Day of Service.

This position manages the College’s Pro Bono Recognition Program and works collaboratively with the College’s Center for Access to Justice in developing pro bono opportunities for students throughout the year.

The possibility of teaching in the law school curriculum exists for those applicants with relevant qualifications.

Job Requirements

Required Education and Experience:

  • A J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school.
  • Several years of progressively responsible related work experience (for example, in student services, counseling, student advisement, law or similar fields);
  • Exceptional written, verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work well with a diverse population; and
  • Demonstrated success in program management and collaborative leadership.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience or degree in psychology, counseling, or a related field;
  • Work in higher education.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Applications including

  1. a resume,
  2. statement of interest,
  3. indication of expected salary, and
  4. identification of three references should be submitted to Jessica Cino, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Assistant/Associate Dean of Students Search, Georgia State University College of Law, P. O. Box 4037, Atlanta, Georgia 30302-4037.

    Alternatively, applicants may submit materials electronically to, using subject line “Law 2018 ADS Search.”

Application deadline is June 1, 2018.

An offer of employment will be conditional on criminal and educational background verification.

When inquiring or applying for this job opening, please also reference

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Georgia State University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Jessica Cino, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Jessica Cino, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Assistant/Associate Dean of Students Search
Georgia State University College of Law
P. O. Box 4037
Atlanta , GA 30302-4037
Phone: 404-351-9044

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