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Dean of Students

Western Nebraska Community College Scottsbluff, NE

Job Description

Bring your passion for higher education to Western Nebraska Community College!  For over 90 years, WNCC has served the Nebraska Panhandle with our caring and committed faculty and staff.  With campuses in Alliance, Scottsbluff, and Sidney, Nebraska, WNCC provides the highest quality of instruction and offers our students the opportunity to experience cutting-edge educational technology including our new Anatomage Table and Interactive Digital iWall.  In January 2018, our Scottsbluff Campus will embark on an $18 Million renovation project that will bring a new performing arts center, student success center, and learning commons to our students and community.  These are exciting times for WNCC! 

Located three hours northeast of Denver, Colorado, WNCC is located in a safe, affordable, family-friendly community that offers two newly renovated high schools, a Level II Trauma Center/regional medical center, and a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities.

We are excited to announce that we are seeking applications for the position Dean of Students, based out of our Scottsbluff Campus.  We offer a comprehensive benefits package including relocation funds and competitive salaries.  Come and join us as we live our mission:  WNCC assures learning opportunities for all – enriching lives, invigorating communities, creating futures!

Responsibilities: Supervise and direct the administration of activities and operations of the Student Life area within Student Services including counseling, academic advising, new student orientation, student housing and residence life, student conduct, multicultural outreach, international students, disability services, career planning and placement, internships and service-learning, student activities and leadership, military and veteran affairs and TRIO programs including student support services (Y.E.S. and Single Parent Programs; Upward Bound and Veterans Upward Bound), retention and student success, alcohol and other drug awareness, liaison to child development center; coordinate assigned activities with other college departments and outside agencies; and provide highly responsible and administrative support to the Vice President of Student Services.

Qualifications: Equivalent to a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in student personnel administration, educational leadership, counseling, or higher education or related field; including five years of increasingly responsible experience in student affairs/services, higher education at the director level including three years of supervisory or lead responsibility; or any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Salary: Commensurate, beginning at $85,000.

Start Date: Negotiable.

Application Deadline: Open until filled; initial review of applications will begin January 8, 2018.

Application Procedure: Email cover letter, current resume, academic transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to; or mail to Human Resources Office, Western Nebraska Community College, 1601 East 27th Street, Scottsbluff, NE 69361-1815; or fax to 308.635.6161.


Job Details

Date Posted December 21, 2017
Date Closes February 19, 2018
Located In Scottsbluff, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 11-9033.00 Education Administrators, Postsecondary
Zipcode 69361

This job offers the following benefits

  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Sick Leave
  • Wellness Program

This job requires the following skills

  • Bilingual
  • Community College Administration
  • Dean Of Students
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Public Speaking
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic

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