Miami University invites applications and nominations for the Dean of Students Project Coordinator. This is an outstanding opportunity for a new student affairs professional or an established higher education professional looking to gain experience in the Office of the Dean of Students (DOS). The successful candidate will be student-centered and passionate about fostering student growth, learning, and success. The candidate of choice will be intrinsically motivated, able to thrive in an autonomous yet supportive environment and be able to deliver professionalism with compassion. The Dean of Students (DOS) Project Coordinator is a key member of the DOS team as they coordinate cross-functional efforts related to student crises, title IX, student/parental concerns, and student outreach. Reporting to the Associate Vice President/ Dean of Students, the DOS Project Coordinator primarily: 1) serves in a liaison capacity with campus partners, community members, and parents looking for support from the Office of the Dean of Students; 2) provides project management support to the staff in the Dean of Students office; and 3) leads efforts to expand DOS visibility, programming, and outreach. An essential part of the Coordinator’s role is to work proactively to build relationships with students, with the campus, and with off-campus partners to create an office known for student advocacy, support, and care.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Develop and deliver DOS student-facing programs (e.g. Love & Honor project, voucher programs, bias reporting training, self-care days, etc.).
In partnership with the Director of Student Life Communications, coordinate ongoing marketing and outreach to the campus community, including students, faculty, and staff, as a means of increasing awareness of DOS resources, programs, and services (includes the management of social media and web-based efforts).
Oversee the recruitment, launch, and advisement of a Dean’s Student Advisory Council.
Coordinate the initial and return phases of the medical withdrawal process (conduct form review and case creation utilizing the Maxient case management system); provide student consultation sessions when requested.
Review submissions to the Student of Concern Management System and create cases as appropriate.
Monitor CARE Team list and assist with follow-up and case tracking utilizing a case management system.
Review applications for the Special Events Fund and make allocation decisions.
Conduct timely and comprehensive reviews of student support processes, procedures, and programs (utilizing focus groups and or the Dean’s Advisory Council). Make recommendations for changes to the Dean, and implement such changes when appropriate.
Coordinate response and student support efforts related to natural disasters that occur in students’ home regions.
Assist in the coordination of the office assessment plan, incorporating departmental, divisional, and University outcomes, and reporting data as assigned.
Liaise with external community agencies and law enforcement as appropriate.
Respond to walk-in and phone calls for student advocacy.
Other duties as assigned.
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Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education administration, or equivalent in a related field. One or more years of experience in higher education. Relevant experience gained during the completion of a graduate degree program may be counted towards minimum qualifications.
Internal Number: 495768
About Miami University
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission. Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”