Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students
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Brief Description of Duties:
The Assistant Vice President (AVP) and Dean of Students plays an essential role in creating a sense of belonging and community, and advocating for and responding to the needs of a large, diverse group of 18,000 undergraduate and 8,000 graduate students. The AVP/Dean of Students is a high energy, student-centered individual who is innovative, decisive, proactive, and solution-oriented. The AVP/Dean of Students models the divisional focus on diversity and inclusion, respect, caring, collective engagement, accountability, and professional growth. The AVP/Dean of Students reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs and partners with many administrative units and academic departments.
The AVP/Dean of Students provides leadership and oversight of the following teams in the Division of Student Affairs, each led by an Associate Dean or Director:
The AVP/Dean of Students is responsible for the following:
Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Master's degree (foreign equivalent or higher). A minimum of nine (9) years experience in a progressively responsible higher education role within student affairs administration, programming, and outreach with at least three (3) or more years of significant work experience overseeing an area/department. Professional staff supervision experience.
Experience developing and leading strategic initiatives that support student engagement and success. Demonstrated effective problem-solving, crisis management, and conflict resolution skills. Demonstrated strong written and oral communication, presentation, and facilitation skills. Demonstrated success in implementing diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. Demonstrated success in cultivating collaborative relationships with diverse stakeholders, including students, faculty, staff, parents, family, and community members.
Doctoral degree (or foreign equivalent) in Student Affairs, Higher Education Administration, Counseling, or a related field of study. Additional years (10+) of current and progressively responsible higher education experience in student affairs administration, programming, and outreach. Extensive high level supervision experience. Experience working in two or more of the functional areas within a typical Student Affairs environment. Experience working in a large public or large private college/university setting.
This is a Management Confidential position. This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.
The AVP/Dean of Students role requires evening and weekend commitments.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.
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