Cornell College
  • 17-Nov-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Mt Vernon, IA, USA
  • $41,000 - $51,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

full benefits package

Cornell College is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant Dean of Students, Director of Community Standards. The Assistant Dean of Students/Director of Community Standards is responsible for successfully overseeing student conduct and the Thomas Commons facility. As a Deputy Title IX Coordinator, the assistant dean leads investigations. The Assistant Dean supervises the Event & Facility Coordinator, the Associate Director for Student Life, and the eSports Head Coach. They also work closely with Summer Programs, helping to build this program. In their role, they take the lead responsibility to enhance our culture of care through upholding our community standards across the campus.

Because Cornell College values diversity and strives to create a welcoming community in which all individuals are respected and included, the entire campus community is called upon to engage in dialogue around issues of difference, identity, and ideology. The college is committed to fostering a faculty and staff community that reflects our diverse student body. We encourage applications from candidates who share our vision for a campus that embraces differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and identities, and who will excel at mentoring students who are broadly diverse. (See our diversity statement here.)

About Cornell College

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by our Ingenuity curriculum that builds on the strengths of our One Course At A Time schedule. This combination encourages the qualities of being thoughtful, original, and inventive, using the strengths of a liberal arts education to apply ideas to solve problems and meet challenges through hands-on experience in learning. Academic immersion, Division III NCAA athletic teams, and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from across the U.S. and worldwide. We are located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community located in the heart of the ICR Iowa region.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Master's degree in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, Counseling, or other areas relevant to student development and five to seven years of Student Affairs experience is required. Experience with or knowledge of student life at a small, residential liberal arts college preferred. Experience with building renovations, new construction, computerized database, and card access systems preferred.

Preferred Skills

Excellent interpersonal skills, supervisory skills, management skills and leadership are required. Must have strong sense of fairness and ability to make decisions that may initially be unpopular among students. Needs high level of organizational skills and responsibility. Computer and database skills are helpful.

Application Process

The position will remain open until filled. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information of three references through Cornell's online application system.

Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smokefree Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.

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