The Office of Student Affairs at Macalester College seeks to hire an Assistant Dean of Students. The Assistant Dean of Students provides leadership in the Division of Student Affairs, specifically in the areas of student case management, off-campus student conduct, student crisis intake, and on-call response. Offers direct support to students in accessing resources and navigating challenges they encounter during their Macalester experiences. Supervises the Assistant Director of Student Support and the Director of Disability Services. Leads cross-campus Case Management meetings by facilitating discussions regarding case updates, assisting in assessing risk level, updating Maxient to reflect status and interventions, and being one of the main points of contact for interventions. Coordinates and manages ongoing support, evaluation, and coaching for students of concern by collaborating with colleagues across the campus, including Student Affairs, Academic Programs, Multicultural Life, Financial Aid, and other administrative units. Coordinates with off-campus, community support providers for updates about student welfare, including but not limited to hospitals and outpatient programs. Maintains FERPA-protected records within the electronic record-keeping database under the CARE team. Serves as a member of the On-Call Team and as a Title IX Deputy. Leads Student Affairs-facilitated awards processes and programs and participates in general Student Affairs functions and on-campus representation. Ensures work is informed by lenses of anti-racism, universal design, and equity. Applies a trauma-informed approach to advising and support. Remains up-to-date on best practices and relevant training to inform student-centered work, intercultural competencies, and student learning and development.
About the Office of Student Affairs:
We are educators who foster the holistic development of students on their journey of self-awareness, leadership, and service in the world.
Equity and Inclusion. We strive to create inclusive communities in which students can learn and grow. We respect the dynamic traditions and identities of all community members and seek to create a sense of belonging on our campus.
Well-being. We promote and encourage well-being of the whole student through the development of body, mind, and spirit and create an empowered, resilient, and thriving community.
Integrative Learning Experiences. We recognize that students learn in connected, integrated ways. We help students create meaning and synthesize learning by illuminating the intersections among experiences in and out of the classroom and for life beyond Macalester.
Collaborative Partnerships. We forge intentional partnerships to deepen student learning and engagement within and beyond the campus community.
Compensation & Benefits:
The total compensation for this position includes an annual salary which will commensurate with experience and Macalester’s Benefits.
To be considered, please submit your resume and cover letter in one pdf to the posting on Macalester’s Employment Opportunities page. Priority will be given to candidates who apply by May 9th, and the position will be posted until filled.
All inquiries regarding this position can be directed to:
Talent Acquisition Manager
Since its founding in 1874, Macalester has provided students with the inspiration, insight, and experience to become successful and ethical leaders. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Macalester enrolls nearly 2,100 students who come from virtually every state and 91 countries. Macalester is committed to being a preeminent liberal arts college known for its high standards of scholarship and its special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.
Macalester is proud of its longstanding commitment to social justice and creating a safe environment for all people regardless of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, gender, religion, age, or ability. Macalester is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who would add richness to our community, including people of color, individuals with disabilities and women.
Macalester employees enjoy a fantastic benefits package and working environment that is second to none. Please visit http://www.macalester.edu/
Our Commitment to Safety in response to COVID-19:
For the safety of our community, Macalester requires all employees to have received a COVID-19 vaccine. Should a newly hired employee be unable to receive the vaccination for either medical or religious reasons we offer accommodations and assistance.
Questions or concerns about this process should be directed to Bob Graf, Director of Employment Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org