Assistant Dean of Students (University) Salary
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Job Description for Assistant Dean of Students (University)
Assistant deans of students function as an intermediary between the student body and the office of the dean. The assistant dean functions as an advocate for students, as well as a conduit that helps create and administer university policy. An assistant dean must work closely with students, bringing forth their concerns, wishes, and expectations from university programs and policy. Then, the assistant must use that input to assess, create, and guide university policy and programs toward students. The assistant dean will also help guide programs throughout the university including academic and financial programs.Read More...
The assistant dean is responsible for hiring and overseeing personnel including full-time and part-time employees and student help. They perform data collection and evaluation of university programs and policies. The job involves overseeing discipline, and guiding alcohol and drug policy and prevention programs. The assistant dean works closely with the office of student housing as well as departments regarding student activities. The job entails overseeing and helping in the creation of budgets and sitting in on many committee meetings is a requirement.
An assistant dean must be an excellent communicator and someone who feels comfortable working in groups and with all different personalities. They must also have good leadership skills and be someone who is driven and personable. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are a must. Working hours can be variable and there may be a need to work many nights and weekends. An advanced degree in an area such as student policy is also a must. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Assistant Dean of Students (University) Tasks
- Deliver effective and quality services to students including student housing, counseling, student conduct, student activities and programs, disability services, international student advising.
- Meet the needs of a diverse campus population, foster student development and promote involvement in campus life.
Common Career Paths for Assistant Dean of Students (University)
At the upper end, University Assistant Deans of Students who move into an Associate Dean of Students role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Associate Deans of Students is a much higher $83K per year. More often than not, a Dean of Students role is the next step for University Assistant Deans of Students moving up in the field. University Deans of Students usually make $75K per year. Many other University Assistant Deans of Students choose to take on a Dean of Students role, where salaries are typically $63K.
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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Dean of Students (University)
Pay by Experience for an Assistant Dean of Students (University) has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Dean of Students (University) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 46 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Dean of Students (University) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Assistant Dean of Students (University) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 76 salaries. An Assistant Dean of Students (University) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 22 salaries.
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