The Assistant Dean for Campus and Community Living and Learning is responsible for the administration and programmatic development of Union College’s residential community. The Assistant Dean is charged with taking a proactive approach to creating an environment where members of the Union College community can be challenged and supported in their efforts and experiences. Oversight of residence life, student conduct, off-campus communities, living and learning environments, and the residential curriculum are critical components of the role. Regular office hours are required and visibility to the campus community and student body is important. Some evening and weekend hours will be required.
Qualifications: Masters Degree in Higher Education Administration or related field. Relevant professional experience (7 or more years of professional experience with at least 4 years in student affairs at a college or university). Demonstrated commitment to diversity and social justice principles. Demonstrated understanding of student conduct administration. Strong management skills and demonstrated experience in staff supervision, staff development, and student development. Experience in Residence Life and or Housing. Experience with creating and implementing a comprehensive residential curriculum. Demonstrated commitment to continued personal and professional development. Demonstrated experience engaging a diverse student body. Experience with prototyping, risk-taking, and analysis. Experience in working with off campus residential communities
Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check.
Officially chartered in 1795, Union College is the fifth oldest liberal arts college in the country. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is a highly selective residential and undergraduate college, home to 2,200 students and 220 faculty, and offering 44 majors. Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.
Union College offers an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous 11% retirement plan contribution and tuition remission.
Diversity at Union College
Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.
Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.