Dean of Students - CFVMS

Carlos F Vigil Middle School, Espanola, New Mexico

Date PostedMarch 13, 2019
IndustryK-12: Public Schools
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

Reporting Relationship:

The Dean reports to the Building Principal and is responsible to that person for the proper interpretation and performance of the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Basic Function of the Position:

The Dean assists the Building Principal in the daily functions that are necessary to provide a positive environment for students and staff. The responsibilities include collaborating with the high school administrators on issues related to the high school, working with teachers on issues related to student behavior and student performance in class, supervising security staff, acting as a liaison between the Espanola School District, the community and other school districts.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Position:

  1. General Administration
  2. Assist the building Principal in establishing a positive environment for achieving educational outcomes.
  3. Serve as a member of various building teams and act as liaison.
  4. Assist in the development and implementation of operational guidelines in the areas of building organization, student conduct, and community involvement, security of the school facility,
  5. Maintain building and occupant safety and security.
  6. Assumes other duties as assigned by the Principal.
  7. Student Relations
  8. Establish and maintain a positive school climate for students.
  9. Advocate for equal educational opportunity for all students.
  10. Direct the reporting and monitoring of student attendance.
  11. Administer student discipline policies within district guidelines.
  12. Establish safety and emergency procedures for the high school and district
  13. Teacher Relations
  14. Assist teachers with student issues related to classroom matters.

Education and/or Experience:

Basic computer skills for the software in use. Demonstrate positive and effective working relationships with students, staff, other administrators, parents and the community.

Language Skills:

Communicate clearly and concisely in a business-like manner. Understand different levels of communication with students, staff, administrators, parents and the community.

Reasoning Ability:

Know, interpret and follow school policy. Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions. Diffuse difficult situations.

Other Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrate ability to operate a computer and necessary software. Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, administrators, parents and the community. Maintain professional composure while dealing with a variety of personalities and situations. Serve as public relations contact person. Show initiative and function as a self-starter.

Work Environment:

Collaborative work in a fast-paced environment interacting with students, staff, administrators, parents and the community with multiple requests and concerns. Support and communicate with other administrators and staff. Respond in emergency situations.

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