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Job Details: Associate Dean of Student Services

Job Title:

Associate Dean of Student Services


Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Start Date:

September 29, 2020



Job Summary:

Associate Dean of Student Services assists the Dean of Student Service in all programs and operations of student conduct, activities and the Noble Fitness Center and campus housing.


  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and situations, gather information systematically, and provide effective and measurable solutions.



  • Primary areas of responsibility for the Associate Dean of Student Affairs include assisting the Dean of Student Services in all programs and operations related to student conduct, student activities, the Noble Fitness Center and campus housing.
  • Assist the Dean with overseeing ongoing renovation and revitalization projects in campus housing including the development and implementation of a strategic housing improvement plan.
  • Collaborate with student groups and departments across campus to leverage resources to provide exceptional student life experiences on campus.
  • Assist the Dean in maintaining student records and ensuring federal compliance with CLERY Act and its amendments including the collection and dissemination of required conduct and campus safety reporting.
  • Partner with law enforcement and the office of Academic Resource Center to promote student safety on campus and in the community.
  • Actively engage the university and community through service and participation in campus and community events
  • Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.
  • Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the institution internally and in the community
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible
  • Must be able to lift more than 50-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Can be exposed to a variety of weather conditions for periods of time.
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous manner
  • Other duties as assigned by Dean of Student Services or designee.

The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Applicant Must Submit:

  • Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Three References, current addresses and phone numbers
  • All College Transcripts (unofficial)
  • Completed Consent & Disclosure form for pre-employment background check (available here)

If you are applying for more than one position, please submit a separate application packet for each position, being sure that your cover letter addresses the specific requirements for the position for which you are applying. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All OPSU applicants must also submit a completed Consent and Disclosure form for a pre-employment background check. Forms are available below.

OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.

Oklahoma Panhandle State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and veterans status in its programs and services.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

  • Rene Ramon, Section 504/ADA (disabilities),
    Office ML 107B, Telephone: 580.349.1556;
  • Dana Collins, Discrimination (race, color, national origin, age, and veterans status), Title IX (sex),
    Office: SL 125, Telephone: 580.349.1574.

For additional information and/or to respond, contact:

Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ.
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 430
Goodwell, OK 73939
Telephone: 580-349-2611
Fax: 580-349-2302
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OPSU Human Resources