• Associate Dean, Student Life

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/30/2018 9:29 AM)
    Job ID
    Student Administration
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Student Services Administration
  • Overview



    Committed to educating the next generation of leaders and to inspiring innovation and advancing entrepreneurship, NYIT enrolls approximately 10,000 students on campuses in North America, China and the Middle East. As a forward-thinking institution NYIT has pioneered educational practices to serve student needs since 1955. NYIT offers 90 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in 50 fields of study and is home to students from more than 100 countries and from 50 states. Its seven schools and colleges include: School of Architecture and Design; College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences; School of Health Professions; School of Management; College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the newly formed School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education.


    New York Institute of Technology seeks an Associate Dean, Student Life for the Old Westbury campus.  The qualified candidate will assist in managing the daily responses to student needs and will be responsible for addressing and helping to resolve a wide range of concerns that students bring to the Office of Student Life. The candidate will oversee student conduct and community standards education, coordinate intervention efforts for students of concern, direct Student Life emergency response and manage the creation of various reports for Student Life, including assessment projects. In responding to these issues, the candidate will be able to coordinate the efforts of many administrative units as well as faculty and academic administration to create a student-centered institution focused on student success and retention.  


    • Represent Student Life in all campus matters as the second in charge of the unit
    • Supervise the Office of Residence Life and Off-Campus Housing
    • Assist in managing daily responses to student needs
    • Oversee student conduct processes working closely with General Counsel and other campus partners as needed
    • Oversee the implementation of student hearings and related trainings for Student Life
    • Coordinate reviews, updates, and policy changes related to conduct and community standards educational programming (including Office of Residential Life)
    • Oversee the development of various annual federally mandated reports
    • Coordinate conduct and community standards educational programming
    • Manage Academic Integrity Policy issues, leading all conversations with faculty and students about problems and manage case investigations
    • Manage the conduct software tracking program and coordinate reporting on conduct, students of concern, and the management of behavioral interventions
    • Manage student crisis response in coordination with Counseling & Wellness, Security, and other campus partners
    • Develop trainings, workshops and relationships with faculty to build awareness and skills for managing and responding to students of concern
    • Oversee the Student Life behavior intervention and threat assessment teams
    • Assist with the Title IX investigative process
    • Serve as the main contact in the Office of Student Life for Old Westbury International Students, working closely with the Office of International Education
    • Coordinate assessment projects for Student Life including overseeing monthly outreach to students in obtaining feedback about the Old Westbury student experience
    • Serve as the point-person for Veterans in Student Life
    • Liaison to the units of Security, Facilities, Dining, Communication & Marketing, and Enrollment Services
    • Coordinate Student Life involvement in commencement


    • 6-9 years of progressive leadership experience in Student Affairs
    • Effective Communication and writing skills
    • Experience supervising and developing full-time staff
    • Experience implementing conduct interventions and hearings
    • Experience working with a highly diverse student population
    • Participation in regional or national professional development associations and a proven commitment to professional development
    • Master’s Degree required
    • Doctorate Degree preferred



    Preferred Experiences:

    • Experience with Title IX investigations
    • Experience working with residence life and housing operations
    • Experience with branding, communication and marketing campaigns
    • Experience creating and implementing assessment measures for student success




     Please submit cover letter & resume for consideration




    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability


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