Dean of Students (University) Salary

The average pay for a Dean of Students (University) is $91,138 per year.

$59,180 - $170,728
MEDIAN: $91,138

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$59,994 - $177,526  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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Job Description for Dean of Students (University)

A university dean of students is an education administrator who helps to oversee student welfare at their university. Often, the dean acts as a liaison between the student body and the rest of the college's administration, helping to facilitate communication and provide student feedback. The dean also may be the final arbiter on disciplinary actions, as well as the executor of regulations and rules regarding safe student conduct on campus. Other tasks performed by the dean of students may include overseeing student activities, managing campus services, allocating funds to student organizations, and providing guidance and assistance to individual students. The dean of students must stay up to date on common student concerns and communicate them to university administration as needed to develop effective solutions.


Dean of Students (University) Tasks

  • Meet the needs of a diverse campus population, foster student development and promote involvement in campus life.
  • Deliver effective and quality services to students including student housing, counseling, student conduct, student activities and programs, disability services, international student advising.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.


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Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 6%