Assistant Dean - Staten Island | St. John's University - Military Veterans

at HERC - Metro New York & Southern Connecticut

New York, New York

Assistant Dean - Staten Island St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations. A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world. Assistant Dean - Staten Island Collins College of Professional Studies Campus: Staten Island (primary), Queens (as needed) Job Summary: Reporting directly to the Assistant Dean / Director of Staten Island Advisement, the Assistant Dean provides academic advisement and support to students in The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies (CCPS). The Assistant Dean advises students on their academic plans/progress, decisions on majors/minors, and other academic activities with the overarching goal of student success. This position is located on the Staten Island campus but may require weekly travel to our Queens Campus and additional occasional local travel to attend special events in NYC. Provide academic advisement for CCPS students at all levels - freshmen through graduate students -- with special attention to freshmen. Assist students with issues including but not limited to awarding transfer and high school extension credits, early alerts, pass/fail applications, outside institution course requests, major changes, add/drop of courses, withdrawals, declaring minors, and internal transfers. Provide registration assistance to students as needed in person or remotely by phone, WebEx, and/or via email. Ensure that all student advisement reports are accurate and up to date. Advise students on academic opportunities including but not limited to CCPS 5-year fast track programs. Monitor, notify, and evaluate students who are on academic probation. Confirm degree conferrals three times per year for CCPS students. Assist in the planning and execution of the CCPS commencement ceremonies. Attend open houses, accepted student's day, and other special events to promote CCPS programs as needed. Prepare or assist in the preparation of written documents such as reviews, reports, catalogs, and bulletins according to St. John's University policies and procedures. Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean/Director of SI Advisement. Qualifications: Possess a master's degree. A minimum of three years' experience in higher education advisement and/or administration. Possess a valid driver's license and a personal vehicle and/or have the ability to travel locally on public transportation. Possess excellent listening, communication, and organizational skills. Be flexible in work hours to include occasional evenings and weekends to attend special events. Be able to gain and maintain confidence and cooperation of faculty, administration, students, and other members of the University community. Exhibit intermediate skill level in the use of Microsoft Office applications. Be able to master higher education-specific computer software applications. All persons hired are required to be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, subject to the reasonable accommodation provisions of applicable law. St. John's offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John's performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events. Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education. St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. To apply, visit Copyright 2021 Inc. All rights reserved. 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