Campus Dean

US-AZ-Phoenix
Job ID
2017-93195
Institution
DeVry University
Department
Operations
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Exempt

Opportunity at a Glance

 

The Campus Dean contributes to overall financial performance of the group by facilitating effective operations of a Campus within the Group. The Campus Dean, who reports to the Group President, has dotted line oversight for colleagues located at the campus, direct leadership of Operations support, and may have direct leadership for a Center Dean. As part of the group’s executive committee, the Campus Dean contributes to driving business and student results through building and maintaining partnerships within the community. This leader is charged with being a role model for our University TEACH values and fosters a culture of CARE consistent with our University mission, vision, and purpose.

Responsibilities

Location Facilitation

  • Facilitates student success by executing the short and long-term group strategic plans.
  • Serves as the main point of contact for students, ensuring a positive student experience with the ultimate goal of high student engagement.
  • Directly responsible for the attraction, retention, performance, and development of the Center Dean (if applicable), while ensuring Center success and alignment to the Group strategic
  • Leads the Campus Operations Support team comprised of 3 direct reports on average and manages the attraction, retention, performance, and development of all Operations Support colleagues. Indirectly responsible for the attraction, retention, engagement, performance, and development of all colleagues on campus.
  • Provides local oversight of processes, internal controls, and performance management to ensure organizational policy adherence and regulatory compliance.
  • Communicates and facilitates the implementation of the Home Office technology, service and product related initiatives.
  • Maintains high-quality facilities and infrastructure whiling serving as Campus Incident Commander.
  • Fosters environment of collaboration, teamwork and engagement to ensure student success.

 

Community and Workforce Solutions

  • Builds and fosters strong relationships with the local community including local and state regulators, community organizations and institutions
  • Acts as an extension of the Workforce Solutions team, interacting with and fostering relationships with employer partners in the vicinity of the center. Accountable for a local Inquiry budget as well as maintaining a calendar of partner facing activities aimed at strengthening relationships with Employers.

 

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS:

Strategic Skills:

  • Knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology, and information affecting the organization
  • Looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers; Applies logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions

 Operating Skills:

  • Is a people builder, providing challenging and stretching tasks and assignments.
  • Conducts frequent development discussions, creating compelling development plans and executing on them.
  • Sets clear objectives and measures; Monitors process, progress and results

 Courage:

  • Deals with problem direct reports firmly and in a timely manner; Does not allow problems to fester
  • Hires the best people available internally or externally; Assembles talented staff

 Energy & Drive:

  • A consistent top performer; steadfastly pushes self and other for results
  • Creates a climate where people want to do their best—inspiring; share ownership; makes team feel their work is important; is someone people like working for and with

 Interpersonal Skills:

  • Builds rapport well; A good listener; Is easy to approach and talk to
  • Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.

Creates a climate in which people want to do their best; Can motivate many kinds of direct reports, team or project members.

 

ROLE COMPETENCIES:

  • Business Acumen
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Quality
  • Managing and Measuring Work
  • Command Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Drive for Results
  • Approachability
  • Customer Focus
  • Building Effective Teams

Completes other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelors required, master’s degree preferred.
  • At least four years of relevant experience required.
  • Multi-site or remote management required; experience in a regulated environment preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in post-secondary education administration and colleague management.



We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

Who We Are

Since our founding in 1931, DeVry University has focused on delivering a different kind of education – one based on experiential learning with real-world applications. When you join our team, you’re choosing an institution that serves students who are different, too: a diverse group of go-getters from all walks of life.

 

We know our colleagues are integral to the success of the institution. At DeVry, we’re guided by our culture of care, and we embrace values that teach us to care for students, self and colleagues. It’s one way we position our colleagues for success.

 

We are looking for engaged, caring colleagues to join our organization in serving our students. We take extra pride in our dedicated support teams, as well as our outstanding faculty members who have often worked for years in the fields that they teach. We believe all our colleagues deserve opportunities to reach their goals. Whether it’s career advancement, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefits and professional development offerings can help you meet your goals.

 

If you want to be a part of an institution focused on providing high-quality education, care and attention, we invite you to apply for a position today.

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