Dean of Students

DEPARTMENT: Student Affairs
Vice President for Student Affairs
12 month position with evenings required with periods of high volume - Commencement, New Student Orientation


The Dean of Students will be a lifelong learner who is responsible for student judicial matters and will serve as a collaborative team player who is innovative, flexible, an excellent communicator, and understands best practices in Student Affairs. The Dean of Students will oversee Orientation Programs, Welcome Week, Family Weekend, Parents Council, Leadership Development, Campus Life, Media for Student Engagement, and Esports.


  • Plan and oversee all programs for New Student Orientation, Welcome Week, Evening and Weekend Programming, Family Weekend, and Leadership Development. Manage the Parents Council. Supervise departments of Campus Life, Media for Student Engagement, and Esports. Work closely with VPSA on other college-wide projects and programs. Serve as advisor to Molloy Student Government and National Society of Leadership and Success. Serve on campus-wide committees.
  • Develop workshops and trainings for student leadership development for current and prospective students. Participate in RA training, coordinate Orientation training, and work closely with all clubs and organizations to plan and coordinate events on and off campus.
  • Manage Student Handbook, serve as judicial officer for non-academic judicial matters.
  • Oversee multiple budgets, serve as on-call administrator for the College during nights/weekends, and participate in enrollment initiatives for the college. The Dean of Students will assist with Commencement planning and events.


  • Microsoft suite
  • Databases, Web Development, Statistical Software, Jenzabar Software
  • Master's degree - Higher Education or related field
  • Doctorate preferred
  • At least five years of experience working within Student Affairs
  • The Dean of Students will need to have an understanding of student development theory, best practices in student affairs, and be familiar with NASPA practices.


Supervises work of others (non-students), including planning, assigning, scheduling and reviewing work, ensuring quality standards. Is responsible for hiring, terminating, training and developing, reviewing performance and administering corrective action for staff. Plans organizational structure and job content


Desktop computer, including spreadsheet and word processing software; copy machine; fax machine, printers, and scanners.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Molloy College, an independent, Catholic college, rooted in the Dominican tradition of study, spirituality, service and community, is committed to academic excellence with respect for each person. Through transformative education, Molloy promotes a lifelong search for truth and the development of ethical leadership.

All Molloy College employees are expected to display an understanding of and a commitment to the College's mission and core values; foster relationships with a spirit of inclusivity, compassion and respect; appreciate and celebrate differences and support a welcoming and hospitable environment that is responsive and helpful to all members of the Molloy community and beyond.

TO APPLY: Application deadline is March 29, 2021. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to 


Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.