Open executive Job in Academic & University Dean of Students/Chief Diversity Officer

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POSITION SUMMARY: The Dean of Students/Chief Diversity Officer provides leadership of programs and
services that promote the personal development, health and well-being, and academic success of all students, and works to expand and enhance
diversity and inclusion at Cayuga Community College. The Dean of Students/Chief Diversity Officer responds to the needs of students
encountering personal or academic problems and works with all functional areas to maintain a positive learning environment. The Dean of
Students/Chief Diversity Officer pursues and promotes a healthy, vibrant campus climate for all students, faculty and staff by addressing
identified challenges.

Dean of Students

  • Provide vision,
    leadership, oversight, and direction to the following College-wide functions: student code of conduct and judicial affairs, student
    engagement and advisement, student activities and new student orientation, student housing, health services, wellness and intervention
    services (BIT), and athletics;
  • Oversee the implementation of Cayuga’s student code of conduct policy as it relates to student
    behavior, disciplinary sanctions, and appeal procedures; respond to student concerns and crises with sensitivity and effectiveness; ensure
    policies and procedures are current and in line with accepted best practices;
  • Work with the Director of Student Activities to
    develop strategies, programs, special events (i.e., Speaker Series), and other activities that engage and challenge students to think
    critically and to hone skills that support their overall success;
  • Work with the Director of the Centers for Student Engagement and
    Academic Advisement to develop effective strategies, programs, and services that support student persistence, transfer and/or
  • Work with Wellness and Intervention Services staff and others to promote an understanding of affirmative consent, and
    to ensure adherence to SUNY policies on sexual violence and response;
  • Serve as the College’s Title IX Coordinator to ensure
    compliance with all SUNY, local, state, and federal regulations and requirements;
  • Work with the Coordinator of Health Services to
    educate the College community about and broadly promote physical and mental health and well-being;
  • Work with the Director of
    Athletics to maintain a vibrant intramural and intercollegiate athletics program;
  • Work collaboratively with relevant functional
    area supervisors to ensure support services are available to students regardless of time, location, or mode of delivery of the courses and
    programs being pursued;
  • Understand legal mandates related to student life and verify annual compliance with all federal, state and
    SUNY requirements;
  • Serve as a member of the Enrollment and Student Success Council, the Academic and Student Affairs Council; the
    Operations and Communications Team, the Behavioral Intervention Team, and others;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice
    President for Student Affairs.

Chief Diversity Officer

  • Assess the campus climate as it relates to
    diversity and inclusiveness;
  • Identify and celebrate instances where diversity and inclusiveness meet or exceed the College’s
    diversity and inclusiveness objectives;
  • Create programs and services to improve the campus climate for all students, faculty and
    staff by addressing identified challenges;
  • Expand and enhance campus diversity and inclusion programming to ensure broad
  • Work with Human Resources staff and other functional area supervisors to achieve a balance of representation in
    faculty, staff, and student ranks consistent with institutional goals;
  • Promote a culture of student learning and development and
    cultivate creative approaches to providing student services, programs, and initiatives;
  • Create extended community partnerships to
    support the needs of diverse students and to serve as resources in times of crises;
  • Increase collaboration and communication across
    various diversity and inclusion efforts
  • Establish a College Diversity Council with broad and deep representation;
  • Partner
    with the Human Resources Office to enhance affirmative action efforts;
  • Strengthen data collection relative to diversity and
    inclusion consistent with the broadest definition of the term;
  • Ensure that the campus commitment to diversity is clear,
    transparent, and evident at the highest levels of and across the institution;
  • Develop and implement a diversity strategic plan and
    related strategies and actions that meet institutional aspirations and ensure that diversity planning has both internal and external
  • Participate in key planning activities regarding major campus responsibilities, functions, and initiatives;
  • Work with Student Affairs and Enrollment Management staff to establish a transition program for transfer students, international
    students, and students who have stopped out;
  • When appropriate, participate in and contribute to System Administration-led diversity
    and inclusion efforts;
  • Work with the College Foundation and Alumni Affairs staff to engage diverse alumni in current activities,
    recruitment, and capital campaigns to help fund students from underrepresented populations;


Master’s degree in a relevant discipline required; doctorate preferred;
Five years or more of leadership
in student life areas such as residence life, student activities, counseling/advising, judicial affairs or health services including
personnel supervision, planning, budgeting preferred.

Salary: Mid $70,000 to Mid $80,000 DOE.

Cayuga Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified job seekers are encouraged to apply
including women, minorities, and persons with disabilities; protected veterans and others who would enrich a diverse and inclusive work

All applications must be submitted electronically by June 30, 2017.

Submit your letter of
application and resume/curriculum vitae, together with the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to HR@cayuga-cc.eduxruywvczddvvdsbasvxasu. NOTE: Candidates are encouraged to submit unofficial transcripts
with their application. The College only accepts degree credentials from accredited institutions recognized by the U. S. Secretary of
Education and the New York State Department of Education. Official transcripts are required by date of hire.

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