Allegheny College, a small selective national liberal arts college and a member of the NCAA Division III and North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC), is currently seeking applications to fill the newly created position of Assistant Dean for Student-Athlete Academic Support. The position is a full-time exempt position reporting to the Associate Dean in the Maytum Center for Student Success. The Assistant Dean will join a team of Assistant Deans to serve as a primary provider of academic advising and support for student athletes who make up 27% of the student body. With student retention at the forefront, the Assistant Dean will work closely with Enrollment and Athletics to provide proactive and responsive support and programming, consultation for prospective students and families, and collaborate with coaches in regards to academic advising, alerts, policies, and procedures and athletic eligibility. Regular attendance at athletics events will be expected.
This position requires 3-5 years of professional experience in higher education. A Master’s degree in a related field and demonstrated cultural competence in working with student athletes from diverse backgrounds is preferred. Prior collegiate athletic experience is recommended. This position requires efficient use of Google Suite products in a networked computing environment.
As one of the nation’s oldest liberal arts colleges, Allegheny College celebrated its bicentennial in 2015. A selective residential college in Meadville, Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh near Lake Erie, Allegheny is one of 40 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” Allegheny also is one of the few colleges in the country that requires students to choose both a major and a minor, helping to cultivate intellectual growth and the creative, big-picture thinking desired by employers and graduate schools. In its 2020 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny in the top 20 among all national liberal arts colleges for best undergraduate teaching.
The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Allegheny as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, specifically in the areas of compensation and benefits. Allegheny has a total undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1,800 with students from 47 states (plus AE, DC, PR, and VI) and 70 countries. The College’s picturesque location is ideal for outdoor recreation, with eight freshwater lakes, ski areas and recreational opportunities all within easy reach.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and provide contact information for three references to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335 or by e-mail to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.