Under the general direction of the Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs, the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs is responsible for the delivery of services that provide support and guidance to students in accessing and successfully completing their academic goals. The Assistant Dean also oversees residence hall and food service operations including conference services and associated budgets. The Assistant Dean creates team with academic affairs personnel to provide a unified approach to campus operations and student success. The Assistant Dean has direct oversight of the campus front desk and a staff of student affairs professionals in disabilities services, financial aid, academic advising and counseling services.
The Leadville Campus is a student-centered, unfailingly positive working environment that thrives on innovation and change. We strive for excellent internal and external customer service where everyone who interacts with the campus feels included and valued. Only energetic candidates with a passion for amazing student experiences and an entrepreneurial spirit need apply. The Assistant Dean collaborates with others throughout the College and community to promote unity and further the vision and mission of Colorado Mountain College.
Education and experience sufficient for the rigors of the position, such as a Master’s Degree from an accredited institution and 4 years of experience in a field within higher education student services that provide the education, training, and experience necessary to obtain the knowledge and abilities required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position; or a Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of experience, or equivalent education and experience necessary for the position responsibilities.
Special Skills or abilities related to position: Knowledge of current principles, practices, and trends in higher education student affairs programming, state and federal laws, regulations and codes governing same. Ability to facilitate cooperation through discussion and consensus-building, analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, effectively lead a large team of professionals, knowledge and experience in student adjudication, experience with residential campus facilities, problem solve and communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally diverse environment and the ability to effectively work with students, employees, vendors, and community members having diverse backgrounds.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities preferred.
To Apply: Please submit the required letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.