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Dean of Student Development (Southeast Campus)

Requisition ID req57
Department Office of Dean of Student Developmt
Campus Southeast Campus - 2305 SE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR
Employment Type Administrative-Full Time
Best Consideration
For best consideration, apply by 1/2/2019; applications received after this date are not guaranteed a review
Position Summary

Portland Community College's Southeast Campus is seeking a Dean of Student Development. 

As the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, PCC serves nearly 73,000 full-time and part-time students. Four comprehensive campuses, eight centers and dozens of independent locations throughout the community offer courses and provide student services. PCC supports student success by delivering access to quality education while advancing economic development and promoting sustainability in a collaborative culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. 

The Southeast Campus, serving almost 13,000 students, is a tight-knit community that is proud to serve its distinctive, multilingual, multicultural service area. Its history and culture reflect an emphasis on innovation, service, student-centeredness, social justice, and an inclination for action to create positive change for students and community. Student affairs and academics are distinguished by their closeness and collaborative approaches at the campus. Southeast Campus is a vibrant and inspiring place to work. If this sounds like a learning community that you would like to be a part of, please apply today!

See the classification description for additional information:

Candidate Profile

These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.

  • A commitment to the community college mission, collaboration between instruction and student affairs, student-centered approaches to campus priorities, and an authentic connection to the community.
  • A demonstrated commitment to and experience with diversity, equity and inclusion and decision-making using an equity lens.
  • An ability to lead and manage change and resources in a complex college environment with competing stakeholder needs.
  • Knowledge of and experience with student development theories, critical race theory, and trauma-informed higher education practices.
  • Experience with Title IX; Disability Services; student conduct, care and restorative practices.
  • Experience with advising, orientation, placement testing, career services, jobs and internships, student diversity retention centers, student life and development.
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal, written and listening skills.
  • A collaborative and appreciative leadership style that balances the need to build teamwork and consensus with an ability to make timely and difficult decisions.
  • Brings experience managing elevated situations and interacting with student conduct issues involving multiple stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).

A Master’s Degree.

Eight years progressively responsible college administration experience in student services, enrollment, or instruction.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with leading and/or implementing initiatives that contribute to equitable student success, such as Guided Pathways, holistic student support services, and the work of Achieving the Dream.
  • Experience interrupting systems of oppression through student affairs work.
  • An understanding of the teaching and learning process, the assessment of student learning outcomes, and program evaluation.

Position Grade O
Starting Salary Expectations Minimum $98,369 to range mid-point of $120,504. Placement generally will not exceed the mid-point, based on qualifications, experience and internal equity.
Position Grade Salary Range $98369 to $142636 Annual Salary
PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. After one year of management or confidential service, PCC also provides a 2% contribution to a 403(b) account for eligible management and confidential personnel. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age, as well as partial tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions.

Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
- 14.67 hours of vacation leave per month
- 1 day of sick leave per month
- 11 holidays
- 3 additional personal leave days per year

For a complete list of PCC benefits, please visit

View a complete list of PCC benefits.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements Work is generally performed in an office environment with frequent interruptions and irregularities in the work schedule. Working hours may vary and occasional evening or weekend work is required. No special coordination beyond that used for normal mobility and handling of everyday objects and materials is needed to perform the job satisfactorily.
Background Check Required Yes

Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA

Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.