The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor seeks a Dean of Students.
JOB DUTIES: In cooperation with the Vice President for Student Life, provides leadership that fosters student learning and engagement. Serves as primary judicial officer through a firm but fair, restorative and redemptive discipline process guided by University policies. In collaboration with other Student Life departments, provides for a high-quality campus life experience, student conduct process, and student care. The Dean of Students works cooperatively with every department of the University to meet the needs of the student population.
A master’s degree from an accredited university in Higher Education Administration, Student Services or a related field is required. A doctoral degree in a field as outlined is strongly preferred.
A minimum of five (5) years full time employment experience in a Student Services leadership role in a higher education environment is required, with significant experience in the following:
Student disciplinary adjudication processes
Campus residential housing management
Experience in these leadership areas in a Christian higher education environment is strongly preferred.
Experience in the review, approval and provision of student disability services is preferred.
Experience in Title IX issues, including education/prevention and complaint response, is preferred.
Direct or collaborative experience in student life programming is preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office for Windows applications (word processing, database, spreadsheet, e-mail, presentation graphics, etc.) is required.
Proficiency in general office equipment operation is required.
Must possess exceptional time management and detail-orientation skills.
Founded in 1845, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor has traditionally been known for producing excellent educators, nurses, business leaders and missionaries. That has not changed, but today UMHB is also earning recognition for its talented science and music graduates, for top-notch graduate programs in counseling, physical therapy and more.
Research done in the university's Human Performa...nce Laboratory is being applauded for its contributions to the field of sport nutrition. The university's new competency-based education program for adult learners is the first of its kind among private colleges and universities in Texas. And enrollment at UMHB has set new records every year for the last seven years.
What's behind this success? An unapologetic dedication to Christian principles. An emphasis on inspired teaching, on making each student's learning experience the best it can be. A commitment to excellence in every aspect of university life.
If one word could be chosen to summarize what is happening at UMHB today, that word would be "MOMENTUM."
It takes a powerful force to gain momentum in an upward trajectory, and that force is present and real at UMHB today. Mary Hardin-Baylor is moving forward, offering Christian higher education in compelling new ways to a growing number of students. UMHB has nearly 4,000 students pursuing degrees at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree levels and nearly 500 employees including 190 full-time faculty members.
UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of over 20,000 in the heart of central Texas. Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.