Lone Star College-UNIVERSITY PARK
Dean, Student Success & Completion, #31696
The Dean, Student Success and Completion supervises three key departments in the Student Services Division: Advising, Records and Retention. This position develops campus-wide enrollment and retention programs involving multiple departments and faculty and staff collaboration and is responsible for initiating ongoing professional development programs for the Student Success Division. Partners with campus colleges in developing diversity initiatives for at-risk student populations. Incorporates technology into academic advising processes.
WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:
Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment. Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position. Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards
Develops and implements policies and procedures in order to maintain an accessible program for which students can receive academic advising and administers the college’s early intervention program
Serves as student advocate in a variety of programs related to academic advising, records, completion and GradUP
Collaborates with faculty to analyze, interpret and implement processes as they are related to TSI and state mandates, curriculum changes and academic advising.
Supervises the hiring and training of full-time and part-time employees; Ensures professional development of employees within the department.
Plans and coordinates special projects involving enrollment management, student services and other initiatives partnering with internal and external stakeholders
Develop goals and objectives for areas of supervision and provide assistance to the Vice President of Student Services in the area of long-range planning
Manages the development of budgets and regularly reports on the status; approves expenditures if budgeted; engages in expenditure development and review
Serve on various campus and LSC- System committees and partake in a variety of meetings and conferences
Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Working knowledge of a case management approach to advising
Ability to manager operations in and extremely busy environment
Able to work autonomously and have a high degree of judgment
Advanced organization skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent decision making, conflict resolution, and problem-solving abilities
Ability to work with a diverse group of people
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to take initiative and understand all of the policies and procedures
Strong multi-tasking abilities
Ability to maintain and promote a positive attitude in a demanding work environment
Hiring Salary is $85,960.00
Bachelor’s degree and at least 7 years of experience, with at least 3 years in a management level position
The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.
HOW TO APPLY:
ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY!
We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.
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Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.