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Assistant Dean of Students

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Work type: Academic Staff - 12 Month
Location: Platteville
Categories: Office and Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Services

 

 

Position Summary:

The Assistant Dean of Students supports the mission and goals of the Dean of Students Office, the division of Enrollment and Student Success, the University of Wisconsin – Platteville, and the University of Wisconsin System.  The Assistant Dean of Students is responsible for delivering services to students that promote their academic and personal development.  This is a student affairs generalist and provides direct support to the Dean of Students, with specific support provided to the branch campuses. 

The salary for this position is $45,000-50,000, commensurate with experience. 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary student conduct officer for UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County and UW-Platteville Richland. 
  • Primary investigation and adjudication of student conduct and convening of behavioral intervention teams for branch campuses. 
  • Consultation of on campus risk management, student advocacy and issue resolution, program development to increase awareness of current campus issues, diversity advocacy
  • Understand the responsibilities of implementing, monitoring, and enforcing campus policies and codes of conduct.
  • Serve as a university investigator for issues of sexual harassment and sexual assault.
  • Coordinate investigations for student organizations, including Greek Life.
  • Serve as a resource for staff, faculty, and students regarding the implementation of campus policies and codes of conduct
  • Monitor student compliance with sanctions and conditions mandated as a results of misconduct findings.
  • Assist with training and oversight of the student misconduct hearing board.
  • Provide support to the Dean of Students in the areas of:
    • Campus risk management
    • Advocacy and issue resolution.
    • Administrative needs
    • Development and programming to increase awareness of current campus issues.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Two years of professional experience in a higher education or related environment.
  • Experience adjudicating conduct in a fair and educational manner. 
  • Experience with crisis intervention/campus risk management.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, oral, written, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of, commitment to, or experience with underrepresented groups and initiatives that enhance inclusive environments.
  • Experience adjudicating university student codes of conduct.

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Department Information: The Dean of Students Office works to create a culture of care for students, their families, faculty, and staff.  We strive to promote a safe and welcoming campus community, which includes holding students accountable to the Pioneer Student Conduct Code while treating individuals with consistency and respect. We provide education, advocacy, and support to encourage and empower all students to achieve success in their academic, social, and personal development at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.  The Dean of Students office strives to promote a holistic learning experience by providing programs and services that develop students intellectually, socially, and ethically through our four key principles: Student Support, Student Advocacy, Student Engagement, and Student Success.

 

Campus Information: The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

 

 Application Deadline:

Priority deadline: To ensure full consideration applications must be received by November 12, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current resume
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

            Amanda Berning, hyinga at uwplatt.edu (use @ in email address) 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

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Diversity Statement

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.



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