Associate Dean: Student Support and Career Services

Richmond, The American International University in London

Richmond, the American International University in London is looking to recruit an Associate Dean: Student Support and Career Services to support upper division degree students, visiting students and postgraduate students at RAIUL’s Kensington Campus. The Associate Dean will play a key role in increasing student use of campus facilities and resources that will enhance the overall educational experience of students.

The successful candidate will have proven experience of working in a student affairs, welfare or support environment at a senior level, preferably in higher education and have the ability to develop and implement students’ programmes and initiatives. Other responsibilities include initiating and implementing careers-related activities/skill building programmes and working with others to provide support services that enhance the student experience.

Strong communication, presentation and relationship-building skills, and experience of working successfully with staff across an organisation to achieve results is required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite as well as database management is essential. Knowledge of the American higher education system and experience of budget management are desirable.

A relevant degree or equivalent working experience is required.

The Associate Dean of Student Support and Career Services is located primarily at the University’s Kensington Campus but will be required to work at the University’s Richmond Campus at the discretion of the Vice-President (Pro Vice-Chancellor) Student Affairs. By the nature of the duties of this position, there is a requirement for evening and weekend work.

Richmond is a private, not-for-profit, liberal arts and business studies University. It is accredited in the USA by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and in the UK by The Open University. Richmond is an equal opportunities employer. An enhanced level DBS check will be required for this position.

For further information about this vacancy and the University, please visit: www.richmond.ac.uk

Closing date: Monday, 1 January 2018

Please submit an application online at http://careers.richmond.ac.uk/ ensuring you upload a current CV and covering letter, together with details of three recent work-related referees.

Please note that while submitted applications will be acknowledged, we are unable to provide individual feedback to applicants.

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