Assistant Dean of Students (Manitowoc and Sheboygan Campus)
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WORKING TITLE: Assistant Dean of Students
UW SYSTEM OFFICIAL TITLE: Student Services Coordinator
POSTING DATE: September 2, 2021
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Assistant Dean of Students position maintains shared responsibility for several types of student services on behalf of the Dean of Students Office, Student Engagement and Enrollment Services at the UW-Green Bay Manitowoc and Sheboygan campus. This includes the management of student complaints and concerns, case management, student leadership support and the overall administration of student events/activities. This position requires a high level of discretionary judgement, collaboration with faculty and staff internal and external to the Division of University Inclusivity and Student Affairs, Enrollment Services and the greater campus community. This position must possess the ability to quickly build rapport with students, faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds during stressful situations. All responsibilities require knowledge and application of high impact practices, UWS policies and state/federal guidance.
This position includes the following responsibilities:
- Serve in the capacity of the primary on-site Student Affairs administrator, who will actively engage with the campus community and respond appropriately to emergent student issues.
- Support, advise, and refer students who are having a personal, academic, behavioral, medical or other personal difficulty.
- Serve as primary liaison to the Wellness Center, University Recreation, Student Accessibility Services or other campus offices on matters regarding student behavior.
- Serve as the UW-Green Bay Manitowoc and Sheboygan campus lead in regard to all student-related emergency response initiatives.
- Investigate and resolve general student concerns and complaints, which may include working with victims of discrimination or bias.
- Attend CARE Team meetings, and follow-up on cases as directed by the committee lead.
- Provide consultation and support to faculty and staff regarding student behavior.
- Assist students with the interpretation of university policies and procedures as needed.
- Work to mediate student conflict.
- Actively promote the concepts of diversity, equity and inclusion.
- Appropriately work with Enrollment Services and Student Affairs staff to fully onboard newly recruited students to the Manitowoc and Sheboygan campus utilizing the provided technologies.
- Actively partner in the creation and implementation of campus recruitment events, which may fall outside normal hours of operation.
- Coordinate campus visits for prospective students/families.
- Assist in the development and implementation of campus marketing strategies.
- Coordinate Placement Testing.
- Collaborate with Student Life to ensure for the provision of Green Bay Orientation to UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc and Sheboygan campus students.
- Hire, train and supervise Student Ambassadors.
- Coordinate and plan student-funded activities.
- Coordinate GB Orientation.
- Provide risk management, budgetary and contractual oversight to student organizations.
- Advise the Manitowoc and Sheboygan campus branches of Student Government Association (SGA).
- Utilize EAB Navigate to identify under-performing students, and actively provide academic support/resources while conducting continual outreach.
- Administer placement tests, hire exam proctors, evaluate results and provide guidance for proper course selection.
- Collaborate with the Registrar's Office to resolve issues related to placement testing, enrollment concerns or degree completion.
- Serve as a member of the University-wide EDI Council
- Coordinate EDI efforts/initiatives for the UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc and Sheboygan Campus.
- Collaborate with MESA, Pride Center, and SAS in providing services/programs/outreach.
- Administer campus-specific assessments.
- Perform short-term assignments, as appropriate, needed and directed
- Participate in committees across campus as needed, such as special event planning, task forces and serving on search/screens.
- Bachelor's Degree at time of application
- 3 year's full-time Student Affairs, Enrollment Services or related experience
- Master's Degree in College Student Personnel, Counseling, Higher Education Administration or related area
- 4 year's full-time Student Affairs or Enrollment Services experience
- Past success working collaboratively with other departments and divers groups of people
- Experience with Maxient software
The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.
In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.CAMPUS INFORMATION:
Established in 1965, UW-Green Bay is a public institution serving 8,970 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and 95,000 continuing education learners each year. We educate students from pre-college through retirement and offer 200+ degrees, programs and certificates. UW-Green Bay graduates are resilient, inclusive, sustaining and engaged members of their communities, ready to rise to fearlessly face challenges, solve problems and embrace diverse ideas and people. With four campus locations in Marinette, Green Bay, Manitowoc, and Sheboygan, the University welcomes students from every corner of the world. In 2020, UW-Green Bay was the fastest growing UW school in Wisconsin. UW-Green Bay works to ensure faculty and staff achieve their full potential as valued employees with its commitment to creating an environment that recognizes, values and respects the differences we all bring to the workplace, allowing everyone to do their best work. Employee testimonials can be found at #WhyUWGB . For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu .
For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community website. For Campus Safety information, see our University Police website and our Annual Security Report. This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390 if you would like a paper copy.SPECIAL NOTES:
Requested duties may fall outside the normal work day. This position is required to travel between the Manitowoc and Sheboygan locations.
Position is a full-time, 10-month Academic Staff appointment. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community that welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION:
Please submit application materials by Sunday, September 12, 2021.ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Full time equivalent minimum annual salary of $50,000 prorated based upon appointment period.
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.
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- Cover letter specifically addressing qualifications for the essential job functions
- Names and contact information for three references
- Unofficial transcripts of the highest degree achieved
If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:
Jeni Van Beek
Phone: (920) 465-2886