Dean of Students Job Description
The role of the Dean of Students is to oversee and steward students
and their parents through a particular academic year in the SOR in
closely identifying with the mission of the school. This includes:
Building and maintaining the trust of students and parents
fostering a sense of community and creating a Christ-centered
Develop and implement formation programs on campus to promote
students’ virtue and personal growth.
Aligning the student experience and expectations vertically and
horizontally—between grades, and across teachers within a grade,
both within and across disciplines and departments.
Partnering with teachers, Department Chairs, and the College
Office on an on-going basis.
Managing communications to parents and students effectively and
efficiently in regards to the student experience on campus.
Proactively engaging relevant cultural issues and topics
appropriate and normal for students of that age and creating
opportunities for dialogue with interested students.
Identifying issues and matters needing attention or a new
approach in the realm of student experience.
Being the first stop for discipline issues involving classroom
behavior and general student behavior on campus.
The Dean of Students will work under the guidance of the Head of
Rhetoric. The Dean’s function is to be the ‘owner’ of the student
experience, being the first to identify needs or opportunities to
better execute our mission, specifically in terms of shaping student
affections, virtues, and behaviors, and working with faculty and
administration to that end.