We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions. Massasoit Community College is solidly committed to diversity, equal opportunity, and affirmative action in the development of its policies, programs, procedures, and practices. Our mission, vision, and values emanate from the principles of diversity and opportunity for all.
In accordance with the American College and University President's Climate Commitment, it is our goal as educational leaders to demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainable practices through highly visible efforts. All staff must demonstrate a commitment to energy conservation and environmental stewardship and promote those values to co-workers and the wider campus community.
Reporting to the Vice President of Student Services and Enrollment Management, the Dean of Students provides leadership and direction to the programs and services that support student success. The Dean is responsible for student conduct administration, serves as one of the college’s conduct officers, and is the referral person for student non-academic complaints. The Dean is responsible for making students aware of their rights and responsibilities as a member of the Massasoit community and resolving student issues in and outside the classroom.
The Dean plays a primary role in planning, reviewing assessment results, creating a student centered environment, and managing fiscal resources of Student Services departments. Those departments include: Athletics, Multicultural Center, Student Life, Student Rights and Responsibilities, New Student Orientation, and Career Services. The Dean is also responsible for the commencement ceremony and makes collective arrangements for all of the student recognition ceremonies scheduled throughout the year.
The Dean serves as a catalyst for and development of initiatives and programs that are directed toward enhancing student development and the celebration of their successes and achievements. Ensure the Dean of Students Office staff provides a welcoming and student supportive environment and knowledgeable responses to students, faculty, staff, and the public.
Provide leadership to and supervise assigned Student Services Departments – Athletics, Career Placement, Student Rights and Responsibilities, Multicultural Center, Student Life, Minority Male Mentoring, and New Student Orientation.
Administer the Student Code of Conduct and student grievance procedure to all campuses, due process, and student discipline; provide the college community with information and guideline on submitting a concern or behavioral issue. Work closely with the Academic Deans on classroom behavior and student concerns; notify college community on process to initiate a concern.
Serve as an advocate for students and a liaison between student, faculty, and administration and develop programs that assist students in areas related to food and housing insecurity. Administer the emergency funds within the United Student Fund as well as develop community resource networks and relationships to assist students with the outside dimensions of student need.
Develop and implement policies and procedures relating to students rights and responsibilities and ensure publication of these in the College Catalog and Student Handbook.
Provide mediation/conflict resolution for students and provide Middleborough Center to ensure delivery of Student Services at these sites.
Work collaboratively with faculty, enrollment management, student services, academic support staff and work closely with the College Police regarding student safety issues and concerns.
Coordinate and oversee preparations for the Commencement Ceremony and Oversee Honors Convocation.
Implement Youth Learner Policy and Procedures.
Develop, recommend, and manage budget for Student Services.
Evaluate personnel under direct supervision.
Serve on College committees.
Assess Student Services and make appropriate recommendations that support the mission of the College.
Represent the College at state wide meetings.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling, or related fields; a minimum of seven years of experience in the student services field, including a minimum of three years of supervisory experience; and prior experience with judicial affairs and student life or equivalent knowledge and skills. The Dean will be a seasoned professional that has knowledge of and demonstrated abilities in all phases of Student Services at the college level. The successful candidate will have demonstrated leadership ability, oral and written communication skills, and human relations skills that include conflict resolution. The candidate will also possess strong problem solving and decision making skills, act with the highest degree of integrity, and work cooperatively with staff and faculty.
Schedule: 37.5 hours per week, Monday through Friday, Full time benefitted position. Salary $87,920.00 - $114,296.00 Commensurate with education and experience. Closing: Open until filled
Please apply online with a cover letter and resume.
Please Note: Faxed, emailed, or mailed in resumes and/or materials will NOT be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback on application statuses. Please refrain from contacting the hiring manager and/or hiring department via phone, email, fax, mail, third person party or vendor and in person. Failure to comply, may result in application withdrawal.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the Chief Diversity Officer of Affirmative Action and Title IX, Yolanda Dennis, Office of Diversity and Inclusion 508-588-9100 X1309, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 229, firstname.lastname@example.org, or the Director of Human Resources Donna R. Boissel & Deputy Title IX Coordinator at 508-588-9100, X1505, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 233, email@example.com, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. The Policy on Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Diversity can be found at www.massasoit.edu/EEO.
Women, Minorities, People with Disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply.
About Massasoit Community College
We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions.Recognizing that our diversity is an important source of our strength, we respond to the needs of our community and expect that everyone at Massasoit respects the rights and affirms the dignity of all people. We strive to construct a safe and trustful environment where together we can engage in open dialogue.