Dean-Student Services

Updated: 27 days ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS


Malcolm X College is seeking a Dean of Student Services. The Dean of Student Services is responsible for developing policies and procedures that relate to each unit within The Student Services Division. Acts as a major advisor to the president pertaining to the Student Services area. Provides leadership and assists each manager in developing to his/her fullest potential.


  • Plans, establishes, assigns work, monitors progress, and evaluates results of departments activities and projects.
  • Provides strategic planning and administrative oversight of various departments and services within the division including, but not limited to admissions and records, advising, academic support, athletics, career, and transfer services, disability services, veterans services, testing services, and wellness services.
  • Ensures coordination of services between each office within Student Services.
  • Administers district-wide policies, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Prepares reports detailing division activities.
  • Ensures compilation and submission of the necessary federal and state reports for each area.
  • Oversees and directs the preparations of the Student Services budget.
  • Proposes justifies and monitors annual department, program, and organizational budgets.
  • Prepares recommendations for staffing, supplies, facilities, equipment, conference leaves, and travel.


  • Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution required. Ph.D. from a regionally accredited institution preferred.
  • Minimum two (2) years administrative experience as Department Chair, Associate Dean, Assistant Dean, Program Coordinator.
  • Active Participation or exposure to higher education accreditation procedures, articulation processes and program review.
  • Experience in activities that focus on assessment of student learning.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in one’s work experience.
  • Experience preferred working within a unionized setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to create a learning environment that fosters student success.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop a technologically integrated environment that fosters innovation within a learning organization.
  • Demonstrated experience in handling student-related issues.
  • Experience in multiple areas of student services: registrar, records, admission, evaluation of student activities, programs, and services.
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations governing student confidentiality and other student-related issues.

WE OFFER: Excellent health benefits at a low cost; Investment plans 403(b) & 457(b); SURS Retirement Plan; Generous vacation, holidays, personal and sick days; Tuition Reimbursement. For a more detailed overview of benefits, please visit our benefits page.

Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!

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