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Human Resource Services
PPCC.Employment@ppcc.edu
719.502.2600

Assistant Dean of Students

Apply now Tracking Code: 492336
Work Type: Full-time
Categories: Administration, Professional and Technical (APT)
Salary: 4,750.00

The Assistant Dean of Students shall work under the direction of the Dean of Students within the division of Student Services, and shall assist the Dean of Students in managing student conduct and grievance issues on Pikes Peak Community College’s (PPCC’s) Colorado Springs-area campuses and online.  The Assistant Dean of Students shall also assist the Dean of Students with proactive outreach efforts to the campus community in partnership with other campus program areas, through programming related to student conduct issues.  In addition, the Assistant Dean of Students shall conduct Title IX Civil Rights Grievance investigations for cases involving student-to-student harassment or discrimination. The Assistant Dean of Students shall act as the Dean of Students in that person’s absence.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution.
  • Two years of full-time professional experience in higher-education student services.
  • Professional experience directly assisting students with problem resolution.
  • Professional experience interpreting and applying educational institution policy.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution in counseling, social work, communications/public relations, college student personnel administration, education, human resources, or related field.
  • One or more years of professional experience in community college student services, including demonstrated understanding of community college mission and student population.
  • Three or more years of full-time professional experience in higher-education student services.
  • Professional experience demonstrating ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships among multiple constituencies, including students, faculty, staff, administration, and community.
  • Professional experience demonstrating problem-resolution skills.
  • Professional experience with student conduct administration.
  • Professional experience planning and implementing programming.
  • Experience as a member of a behavioral intervention team.
  • Demonstrated understanding of legal issues in higher education.

Salary is $4,750.00 gross per month.  For full consideration, all application materials must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 8, 2019.  Applications accepted until position is filled.  

Application Process: Please submit electronically a cover letter, resume, transcripts (unofficial), and the names and contact information of three recent job-related references who can address your expertise and background for this position. The cover letter must specifically address each of the qualifications listed under Minimum Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications in the exact same order in which they are listed in this announcement.

This position may be eligible for a variety of employee benefits and additional perks.  Information may be reviewed at https://www.cccs.edu/employee-resources/employee-benefits/ and https://www.ppcc.edu/human-resource-services/benefits/additional-perks.    

Interviews will be conducted in-person. The College does not reimburse candidates for travel expenses associated with interviewing, unless otherwise indicated at the time of call for interview. 

Note: Prior submission of application materials will not be considered.

Essential Functions  

Under direction of Dean of Students, manages student disciplinary processes, including:

  • Addressing student code of conduct violations as assigned, in accordance with the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Student Disciplinary Procedure (SP 4-30).  Conducting incident investigations; rendering appropriate decisions and sanctions in accordance with evidence and CCCS policies; managing appeals; and ensuring that due process is afforded to accused students throughout. 
  • Writing disciplinary notice and decision letters.
  • Reporting cases of concerning behaviors to the PPCC Behavioral Intervention Team BIT, providing input for threat assessments.
  • Partnering with other college constituents to resolve student disciplinary issues at most appropriate and effective level.
  • Monitoring and managing student compliance with sanctions.
  • Assisting students to access the CCCS Student Grievance Procedure (SP 4-31).
  • Handling and maintaining disciplinary and grievance records with appropriate attention to security, confidentiality, and reporting requirements (e.g., Clery Act).
  • Conducting disciplinary records investigations for United States Office of Personnel Management; student transfer applications; and PPCC program selection processes.
  • Acting as Dean of Students in that person’s absence, including participating as a member of the BIT to evaluate and resolve potentially harmful student situations, and as a member of the Emergency Management Operations Group.

Develops and implements on-campus outreach programming related to student conduct management issues, including:

  • Acting as general information resource to faculty and staff in management of student conduct issues.
  • Partnering with the PPCC Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and the instructional divisions to provide resources and programming related to the role of student conduct administration in classroom management.
  • Educating students about conduct expectations through presentations, orientations, and outreach materials.

Under direction of the PPCC Title IX Coordinator, conducts Title IX Civil Rights Grievance investigations for cases involving student-to-student harassment or discrimination, in accordance with the CCCS Civil Rights Grievance and Investigation Procedure for Students (SP 4-31a).

Supports other college/community committees, activities and events, including:

  • Contributing to departmental and Student Services division assessment and strategic planning processes.
  • Serving on various standing or ad hoc committees as assigned.
  • Participating in PPCC orientation, outreach, welcome, and graduation activities.

General Duties

  • Professional experience demonstrating ability to work effectively in partnership with others to accomplish project goals.
  • Fluency with computer office software applications (word processing, spreadsheet, presentation), and the Internet.
  • Developing and maintaining positive inter-departmental relationships campus-wide.
  • Maintaining current professional knowledge on policies and trends relative to student conduct administration.
  • Demonstrating excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills in all aspects of responsibilities.
  • Observing appropriate safety protocols when meeting with students.
  • Demonstrating careful attention to detail in all aspects of responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated evidence and understanding of the concepts of diversity and multiculturalism and their application in the workplace.

This job description reflects Pikes Peak Community College’s best effort to describe the essential duties and qualifications of the job.  It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of the job.  This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation.   

EEO Statement: Pikes Peak Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act institution.  We value diversity, strive for a more unified campus where all people are valued, treated fairly, and possess a sense of belonging.  Pikes Peak Community College encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

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