Lynn University
  • 25-Jan-2018 to 15-Mar-2018 (EST)
  • Student Involvement
  • Boca Raton, FL, USA
  • Full Time


Lynn University is an independent, innovative college based in warm, sunny Boca Raton, Florida. We're consistently recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a "Great College to Work For" in such areas as compensation and benefits; work/life balance; job satisfaction; and respect and appreciation.

Our nearly 3,000 students hail from approximately 100 countries and nearly all 50 states, making Lynn one of the top five most international schools for our size. Our campus is a melting pot of cultures and beliefs, and we pride ourselves on our ability to embrace new ideas.

As a Lynn employee, you'll be free to think differently. You'll enjoy on-campus events and workshops that aim to reduce stress and celebrate community. And most importantly, you'll be doing your part to build a better future.

Lynn is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Dean of Students. The Assistant Dean of Students works closely with the Student Affairs leadership team and the department directors within student affairs to lead key divisional initiatives. In addition to special project assignments, which serve as a primary focus, on-going responsibilities include: serving as a member of the Division of Student Affairs leadership team; serving on University committees and work groups as assigned; developing and leading evaluation and assessment reviews within Student Affairs; assisting with the creation of the Division's branded resources; and coordinating data reports. Experience with assessment, large scale projects, and technology are necessary to fulfill the requirements of this position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development and implementation of various key projects supporting the Division's mission and vision leading to overall student success and retention.
  • Serve as a member of the Division of Student Affairs Leadership Team.
  • Assist with the development of all divisional marketing needs.
  • Assist with the development, planning and execution of major divisional initiatives and programs.
  • Serve on divisional and institutional committees as assigned.
  • Maintain professional conduct and ethical behavior at all times.
  • Support and implement the divisional and University mission and strategic plan.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive plans to achieve student development and support retention goals in relation to departmental services, objectives and goals.
  • Support and advocate for the needs and interests of students.
  • Conduct ongoing departmental assessments of services and programs.
  • Complete annual reports for the department.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Serve as a first-responder during campus emergencies, including hurricane response.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Higher Education or equivalent required (Doctorate preferred).
  • Minimum 5 years full-time professional experience within Student Affairs/Higher Education required.
  • Experience with assessment, large scale projects, and technology are necessary to fulfill the requirements of this position.
  • Some evening and weekend hours required.
  • Candidates should maintain high energy with a strong commitment to student success, enthusiasm and desire to work with students.
  • Strong ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and a commitment to high quality results.
  • Knowledge of student development theory.
  • A strong understanding and awareness of assessment principles and tools.

Accreditation and equal opportunity

Lynn University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy or parenting status, veteran status, retirement status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431; via email at; by phone at +1 561-237-7727 or to the U.S. Dept. of Education OCR.

Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University. 2016 Lynn University 08/16.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Please notify us at least five days in advance if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed by calling +1 561-237-7290.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with the Clery Act, the University annually provides a report to each student and current employee, as well as to prospective employees and students, that provides a detailed disclosure of information regarding campus security practices (including Emergency Response Plan, Timely Warnings, Emergency Warnings, Missing Persons, fire safety policies, fire prevention data, and Crime Log policies), as well as crime and fire-related incident statistics for the preceding year. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

For your health, Lynn University is now smoke- and tobacco-free.




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