Dean of Students and Senior Student Affairs Officer

Coe College invites student-centered professionals to apply for the position of Dean of Students and Senior Student Affairs Officer.

The Dean of Students (DOS) has a college-wide leadership role and serves as the Senior Student Affairs Officer (SSAO) at Coe. The DOS works closely with other senior leadership to provide a liberal education that is transformative both in and outside of the classroom. The DOS is also essential member of the core leadership team leading the College’s mission-driven commitment to diversity and inclusion.

The DOS is responsible for a wide variety of programs and services that support student success including the direct oversight of the Student Conduct Manager, College Chaplain & Counselor, Coordinator of Multicultural Affairs, Director of Wellness & Counselor, Programming & Student Organization Coordinator, Orientation & Events Coordinator and Director of Residence Life. 


  • Masters in Student Affairs Administration or related field required.
  • Minimum of five years of progressively responsible administrative leadership in Student Affairs.
  • Minimum of five years of experience working with students directly in Student Affairs.

To Apply:

To learn more about this position and to apply, submit a cover letter, resume, diversity statement and contact information for three professional references to

Coe is committed to fostering a multicultural environment and encourages applications from individuals who will help fulfill that goal. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and diverse perspectives and aim to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity. Coe College is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about Coe College, our commitment to a multicultural educational environment, and requirements for employment click here.

Coe College, a highly selective private liberal arts college, offers superior academics and exciting co-curricular activities in a thriving urban setting that promotes student growth and success. Established in 1851, Coe has a national reputation for academic excellence enhanced by a student-centered, highly supportive campus environment. With 1,400 students, Coe's attractive campus is located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a vibrant metropolitan area of 267,000 residents in Iowa's Creative Corridor, providing a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.