Assistant Dean of Students for Student Engagement

Saint Marys City, Maryland
May 02, 2022
Jun 06, 2022
Full Time

St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting résumés for the position of Assistant Dean of Students for Student Engagement.   The Assistant Dean of Students for Student Engagement provides leadership and oversight for the areas of Residence Life and Student Activities and is responsible for other initiatives in the areas of the Student Affairs division as assigned. The Assistant Dean leads collaborative strategic planning efforts that result in student life initiatives that support the College’ vision, mission, and strategic goals. Must be able to work independently to handle confidential and sensitive issues with diplomacy. May supervise other clerical and student employees.

Qualifications:  Master’s Degree in student personnel, student affairs administration, counseling, or related human relations field. Five to seven progressive years of relevant and progressively responsible administrative and leadership experience in student affairs/student development; excellent communication skills; and ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Experience with contracts, budgets, agents, large-scale programs, and conducting workshops is desirable as well as experience supervising professional staff members.  Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and proof of COVID-19 vaccination, medical and religious exemptions will be considered.

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college.  Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1600, St. Mary's emphasizes excellence in teaching.  The institution was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1997.  The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Richmond.

St. Mary’s College ( embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission.  We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences, and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity.  Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), statement of how the applicant’s employment at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity, and three references, and submitted online at:  Questions may be directed to Dr. Jerri Howland at 240-895-4208.

Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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