Trinity College — Assistant Dean of Students (two positions)

Assistant Dean of Students (two positions)

Trinity College, located in Hartford, Connecticut on a beautiful, 100-acre campus with classic collegiate architecture, seeks highly motivated and experienced individuals for two newly created Assistant Dean of Student positions to help support a population of 2,200 students.

Founded in 1823, Trinity College is a highly selective liberal arts college with a distinctive urban pulse. For nearly 200 years Trinity has been educating students with the foundations they need to pursue their ambitions and achieve uncommon successes.

Under the direction of the Senior Associate or Associate Dean of Students, the Assistant Dean will share responsibility for planning, developing, and administering policies and programs relating to the undergraduate experience. The Assistant Dean implements practices that contribute to the development of good relations among students and between students, faculty, and staff. The Assistant Dean counsels students on strategies that promote strong academic achievement and student development, assists with crisis situations, and manages student disciplinary procedures of the College to maintain high standards of student conduct within the context of a highly selective liberal arts and residential higher education community. The Assistant Dean also supervises and facilitates student conduct processes, including those involving academic integrity, as applicable to the position.

There are two Assistant Dean of Students positions available.

(1) In one assistant dean position, the incumbent will have responsibility to advise students about academic and non-academic matters, monitor academic progress, communicate with faculty and parents about individual students in difficulty as needed, and manage follow-up where intervention, assistance, or referral may be necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities for this position include:

  1. Support academic matters handled through the Dean of Students Office, such as advising, monitoring academic progress, handling petitions for exceptions, following up with students on academic probation or returning from withdrawals from the College, and providing and connecting students to resources.
  2. Follow up appropriately in student matters, including non-academic issues and incidents.
  3. Facilitate and manage student conduct process including hearings, education, and training, as well as Maxient documentation.
  4. Participate in the Bantam Network to assist student transition to college life and demands.
  5. Provide input and guidance for campus-wide retention initiatives.
  6. Serve on the deans’ on-call rotation (year-round).
  7. Serve on various College committees as assigned.
  8. Supervision at student events, requiring an active presence for extended periods of time, including evenings and weekends.
  9. Perform other duties as assigned.
  10. Incumbent is expected to live on campus.

(2) In a second assistant dean position, the incumbent will have responsibility for supervising and managing student/parent follow-up regarding student-related incidents detrimental to health and wellness, as broadly defined.

Duties and Responsibilities for this position include:

  1. Coordinate timely intervention and response in student-related conduct incidents.
  2. Facilitate and manage student conduct process including hearings, education and training, as well as Maxient documentation.
  3. Follow up appropriately in student matters, including academic issues and incidents.
  4. Provide input and guidance for campus-wide retention initiatives.
  5. Serve on the deans’ on-call rotation (year-round).
  6. Participate in the Bantam Network to assist student transition to college life and demands.
  7. Serve on various College committees as assigned.
  8. Supervision at student events, requiring an active presence for extended periods of time, including evenings and weekends.
  9. Perform other duties as assigned.
  10. Incumbent is expected to live on campus

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in the liberal arts.
  • 5 years of experience in higher education student affairs administration with progressive responsibilities.
  • Must demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral), analytical ability, sound judgment, and handle situations with sensitivity and objectivity.
  • Must have the ability to work under pressure, to initiate and complete concurrent tasks with accuracy in a timely fashion, and represent the office and the College professionally.
  • Must work effectively with multiple constituencies, including students, faculty, parents, alumni, and other campus colleagues.
  • Must have knowledge of student life issues that affect student success, such as cultural differences, disabilities, mental health, sexual harassment and assault, alcohol and drug abuse, and eating disorders.
  • Must have student conduct and advising experience.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience and training. The application review process will begin immediately; search will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please go to: https://trincoll.peopleadmin.com.

Trinity College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to participate in the application process.

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