Assistant Dean of Student Affairs – EOC

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) – Yonkers 

RESPONSIBILITIESThe SUNY Westchester Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), a division of Westchester Community College, is seeking a highly motivated, innovative and energetic professional to join its team. Located in Yonkers, NY, this non-traditional performance-driven institution provides tuition-free academic and vocational training to eligible underserved adults preparing for college and/or seeking career-oriented employment.

As the chief Student Affairs officer for the EOC, the Assistant Dean plans, develops, directs and evaluates all activities of the Admissions, Counseling, Career Services and Registrar’s offices, and oversees related grant funded initiatives designed to provide student support; in compliance with all applicable regulations, policies and procedures.   The Assistant Dean is responsible for enrollment management; developing a marketing plan and supervising outreach activities to attract eligible students to school; establishing effective retention strategies to ensure student completion and success; and directing activities to increase student enrollment in college and/or placement in career oriented jobs following the completion of training. The Assistant Dean is a member of the Administrative team and works collaboratively with the Director’s Office and the Academic and Business Affairs Offices to achieve institutional goals.

QUALIFICATIONS:  The successful candidate must possess a Master’s degree and have a minimum of 5 years of related experience in educational or business administration, or the planning and development of education, employment training or human development programs, 3 years of which must have been in an administrative or supervisory position. Experience within a unionized setting and a successful track record managing multiple departments, diverse populations and performance based funding initiatives are also preferred.  S/he must possess strong leadership qualities, high integrity, sound judgment, the ability to identify problems, formulate and implement realistic solutions, the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships, and the ability to effectively evaluate the performance of assigned personnel and initiatives. The successful candidate must be able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing and have strong computer skills. 

SALARY & BENEFITS: The minimum starting salary is $86,001 and the college offers a competitive benefits package.  This position is fully grant funded.

POSITION EFFECTIVE: The position will remain open until filled. 

TO APPLY:  Please send a resume, cover letter, and 3 letters of recommendation to:  Please indicate “Assistant Dean of Student Affairs” in the subject line of the email or mail to:  

Director, Human Resources
Westchester Community College
HR Department, Administration Building – Suite 111
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY  10595
Fax: (914) 606-7838

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Priority will be given to applications received by March 13, 2015. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  The position will be filled immediately.

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning. Westchester Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.