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Current Employees: Apply from your existing Workday account. Do not apply from the website. Log in to Workday. Click on the Career Worklet and select Find Jobs. Locate the position and click Apply. Update your Education and Job History.** Cover letter required for all positions and optional for facilities, campus services, and hospitality positions unless otherwise specified.Job Description SummaryThe Assistant Dean of Students is responsible for aspects of student life, student support, and student services at the Law School. The incumbent will oversee the successful administration of programs and organizations, wellness, disability services, and other student related activities. This position works closely with Faculty and department heads to set student goals and measure outcomes. The incumbent will provide leadership and collaboration and develop plans to lead student efforts and engage with the community to enhance the student experience. By understanding the student body and strategic vision set by the Dean, this position will build programs and set policies that promote equity, diversity, and inclusion.
The Assistant Dean of Students reports directly to the Dean and collaborates closely with the Assistant Dean of Admissions, Assistant Dean of Careers, Vice Dean and CAO. The individual will interface with the entire student population, speak at large events, organize student programs, and advise Faculty and Staff on student services. The position regularly serves as a leader across campus and within higher education on issues that affect law students. The position will manage at least 2 direct reports.
JD or Master's Degree with up to 8 years of professional experience in management and/or student services. Significant experience in conflict management, student advising, disability management and leadership in an academic setting.
Outstanding written and oral communication skills, with the ability to write and speak succinctly, advocate effectively and persuade with nuance when working with a wide variety of constituents. The ability to say no with grace, deliver difficult news, and manage difficult conversations is particularly important, especially with demanding faculty, staff and students. Must be able to work independently, effectively, and collegially with faculty, deans, staff, parents, students and senior administrators.
Superior judgment, high resilience and energy, strong emotional intelligence, compassion and positivity. Serving as a community model the successful candidate will be self-motivated, discreet, diplomatic, tactful, mindful and calm. Sophistication in student affairs best practices, management best practices, the state of the legal profession and law pedagogy, and wellness issues that affect law students and lawyers, is required.
In an effort to protect the health and safety of the campus community, all faculty and staff positions, excluding staff who perform duties exclusively at Graylyn Conference Center, are required to be fully vaccinated with an FDA approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine prior to their hire date. Once hired, faculty and staff must maintain full COVID-19 vaccination status throughout their employment at Wake Forest University. Faculty and staff with disabilities or sincerely held religious beliefs that preclude vaccination should contact Human Resources to request a reasonable accommodation.Time Type RequirementFull timeNote to Applicant:This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.
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