• Dean of Students

    Job Locations US-FL-Bradenton
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    ID
    2018-4382
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Academics
  • Overview

    Want to love what you do in an environment that values learning and growth alongside other high performing individuals? If you answered yes, IMG Academy is hiring.

     

    Our unique campus is dedicated to developing the next generation of leaders, champions and influencers.  We believe that each day is an opportunity to achieve dreams and inspire greatness.  As part of the IMG Family, we prepare our student-athletes to succeed, taking on life with confidence and preparedness.  Through our integration of elite academics, athletics and character development, our student-athletes are prepared to rise up to their full potential – whether that’s on the field, in the classroom or in life.

     

    We are seeking curious, caring individuals who align with our core values:

    • Passionate Soul: Love what you do
    • Open Mind: Never stop learning and growing
    • Champions Spirit: Strive for greatness
    • Helpful Heart: Lift up those around you
    • Absolute Integrity: Always do the right thing

     

     

    Job Title: Dean of Students

    FLSA Status: Exempt

    Department: Academics

    Position Summary:  The Dean of Students will collaborate with directors, teachers, advisors and parents to ensure that all students are successful at IMG Academy.  This involves thinking critically about ways to solve disciplinary issues, including academic and non-academic issues, in order to ensure that students are getting the support they need to maintain high levels of performance.

    Responsibilities

    Position Responsibilities

    • Create a campus culture of community which attracts and retains student-athletes
    • Supervise Academic Affairs Managers and support their role as the primary liaisons between their student-athletes and the key stakeholders (sport, coaches, teachers, parents, residential mentors, APD staff, etc.)
    • Support and regularly check in with students and parents regarding academic, behavioral and social issues
    • Ensure that students and parents receive effective feedback on educational development
    • Collaborate with student-athlete advisors to inform prospective student-athletes of academic expectations at IMGA
    • With Director of Campus Life, facilitate campus-wide substance use and abuse programming including extra- and co-curricular awareness activities and student development activities
    • Be a resource for teachers, coaches, advisors and student services regarding student-athlete achievement, attendance, behavior and campus life
    • With Director of Campus Life, interpret, explain and apply student government and code of conduct rules with applicable laws, codes and regulatory policies and procedures
    • Oversee and collaborate on programs to promote positive student behavior and intervention strategies
    • Confer and collaborate on appropriate consequences for behavior, including sport suspension and disciplinary action
    • Support Campus Safety Manager and Health & Safety Coordinator in the review and execution of emergency planning and response programs
    • Collaborate with student-athlete advisors to assess students’ academic & sport performance
    • Collaborate with Student Services and student-athlete advisors on issues/concerns about student-athletes
    • Serve on the disciplinary committee and address student academic and behavior concerns
    • Communicate with students and parents on school policies, academic and behavior concerns
    • Ensure accurate student discipline and attendance records are maintained
    • Represent the Academy, as required, at professional or public meetings
    • Oversees student attendance office
    • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethic codes
    • Review and develop graduation paths for students
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills and Ability 

    • Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology or related field
    • Experience in educational administration,  student services or teaching
    • Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse, academic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of Academy students, parents and employees
    • Organization and management practices related to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs
    • Ability to communicate with externally and internally
    • High level of creativity
    • Highly organized with the ability to juggle multiple projects
    • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to interface with a variety of audiences
    • Ability to multi task in a fast-paced organization
    • A superior work ethic
    • Desire to work collaboratively with colleagues
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

     

    Preferred Skills

    • Master’s degree in Education, Psychology or related field
    • Spanish or Cantonese fluency
    • Experience playing, coaching or administering sports programs

     

    Physical Demands and Work Environment

    • Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment or boxes in excess of 40 pounds
    • Should be able to handle outdoor temperatures for a reasonable period of time
    • Must be able to move around campus which includes gym, turf, fields, etc.
    • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays is required

    Background Requirements

    • Requires a background check upon offer
    • Requires a drug check upon offer

    EEO Statement

    EOE/AA

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