Dean of Student Services

$65,000 yearly
  • Tohono O'odham Community College
  • Sells, AZ, USA
  • Jul 16, 2021
Full time Education Management Strategy-Planning

Job Description

Job Title:    Dean of Student Services

Reports To: President

Status:        Full time/ Regular / Exempt

Salary:       $65,000 annual DOE


SUMMARY: The Dean of Student Services will lead and manage the ongoing development and improvement of a range of student services, from application to the College to graduation. Those services include registration and enrollment management, financial aid, counseling, outreach, retention, and recruitment. The Dean will need to coordinate the efforts of those services and to work constructively and collaboratively with Student Life, Education, and other components of the College. The Dean will support the T-So:son (Our Core Values) including T-Wohocudadag – Our Beliefs, T-Apedag – Our Well-Being, T-Pi:k Elida – Our Deepest Respect and I-We:mta – Working Together.



  • Provide leadership within the student services division that embodies the spirit of I-We:mta (working together) and provides TOCC students with a friendly, culturally appropriate, “one-stop shop” experience from the time they are recruited, apply for admission, and throughout their experience as a TOCC student, to graduation and beyond;
  • Prepare and administer budgets and grants; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; review and oversees the monitoring and control of expenditures;
  • Serve on ad hoc committees as requested and as a member of the TOCC Cabinet;
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university in education, business administration, or related field;
  • Two years’ experience in higher education.

Additional Consideration May Be Given To Individuals with the Following Qualifications:

  • Experience working with diverse populations, particularly with Native Americans;
  • Ability to speak and understand O’odham;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the history and contemporary issues facing Native peoples.


  • Valid Arizona Driver’s license with no DUI's or major traffic offenses within the past three years.
  • Must successfully pass a background check.


  • Knowledge of basic higher education administration principles and practices;
  • Knowledge of Title IV Financial Aid, Title IX Anti-Discrimination, and other relevant federal and tribal laws;
  • Working knowledge of information technology and data management systems.


  • Be able to interpret and apply applicable laws, rules, and regulations to situations encountered in the workplace;
  • Written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.