Senior Associate Dean of Students
Company: Northwestern University
Posted on: May 28, 2023
Department: Dean of Students
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The Senior Associate Dean of Students partners with the Dean of Students to provide direction and oversight within the department. As the right-hand advisor to the Dean of Students, they lead strategic projects and respond to critical, escalated student incidents on the Dean of Students' behalf. The role is responsible for risk mitigation protocols and conduct appeals.
The position supervises the Office of Community Standards, which resolves student conduct and conflict issues, as well as the Assistant Dean for Operations and Strategy/Director of Off Campus Life. In addition, this position, along with the Associate Dean and Director of SASS, will convene the deans meeting in the DOS to ensure consistency of practice across the Dean of Students office. This role also leads communication across the Dean of Students office and represents the department throughout the university. This position will also take the lead in partnering across the university to develop conflict resolution and restorative practices.
Occasional weekends and evenings as requested and with some possible travel, as required.
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Department: Dean of Students
Keywords: Northwestern University, Evanston , Senior Associate Dean of Students, Other , Evanston, Illinois
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