Associate Dean of Advising – FA126 - closes on 05/03/17
Hiring Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
General Information: John Tyler Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education and the fifth largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. With campuses in Chester and Midlothian in the metropolitan Richmond area and at off-campus classrooms throughout the area, John Tyler Community College provides quality educational opportunities that inspire student success and community vitality. The College’s vision is a success story for every student.
Responsibilities: The Associate Dean of Advising serves as a member of the Division of Learning and Student Success. The individual will Coordinate the delivery of in-person and online Advising Center services at the Midlothian and Chester campuses including the supervision and evaluation of Advising Center staff responsible for academic and career planning, program placement, advising of new and returning students, the administration and interpretation of aptitude, career inventories, assessment instruments, as well as the development and review of weekly work schedules to provide for appropriate staff coverage of the Advising Centers. Train faculty and staff on procedures, guided pathways essential practices and programs to ensure Advising Center staff are providing academic planning and career exploration, and engage Advising Center staff in developing and implementing initiatives in line with College strategic plans and goals to include guided pathways essential practices. Make changes as called for by student demand and other circumstances, and assist in developing and coordinating advising services with a focus on guided pathways essential practices. Serve on college-wide committees, collaborate with academic deans and academic associate deans on enhancing and developing advising training programs for faculty advisors, academic/career advisors, and professional counselors, and collaborate with academic deans and academic associate deans on developing a college-wide advising plan to support student success. Coordinate and supervise the collection and maintenance of accurate records of students receiving Advising Center services, and coordinate response to early alert notifications. Manage the Midlothian and Chester Advising Center budgets. Remain current on College policies. May serve on the JTCC threat assessment team, Title IX review team, and/or Care team; if required to serve, must obtain and maintain mandated training. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Dean of Students. Participate in appropriate professional development activities.
Qualifications: Required Qualifications: Master’s degree from accredited institution required. Prefer Master’s degree in Education, Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or related field. Five years of full-time experience in the profession of advising and/or counseling in an educational institution. Full-time administrative experience, including supervisory experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work effectively with persons from diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds. Ability to use standard office electronic communications and student information systems, with preference given to those proficient in the use of MS Office and PeopleSoft. The successful candidate will need to provide evening and occasional weekend coverage and to work at all College locations. The individual will also be required to supervise staff at multiple locations. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check required. Preferred Qualifications: Postsecondary administrative experience, especially in two-year colleges and an established record of leadership.
Acceptable application packages are those submitted through the Commonwealth of Virginia career website located at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/. Required: A fully completed state application, CV or resume to include a list of three professional references, cover letter, and copies of all applicable transcripts must be submitted through the career website to receive consideration.
The career website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application has been submitted. Please refer to your online account for the status of your application and the status of this position. Incomplete applications, application which state “see resume”, or is missing supplemental document(s) will not be accepted and considered incomplete. Applications submitted through other websites, such as Indeed, are not considered as applying to the position. Should you need assistance or have questions, please contact Cherie Watts at (804) 594-1417 or via the email address listed above.
John Tyler Community College embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion that empowers anyone from anywhere to be successful in their academic and professional pursuits. We strive to provide an environment that is enriching to all by understanding and appreciating our dimensions of diversity, becoming global citizens, and welcoming new ways of engaging the unique contributions of all people.