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8 Dec 2016

Full-Time House Dean, Fisher-Hassenfeld College

University of Pennsylvania – Posted by SACJobs Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

If you are creative and have the desire to make a difference then consider this position at a world-renowned institution.The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus,with easy access to a range of educational, cultural and recreational activities. We are a diverse learning community engaged in cutting edge research and supporting 5,600 undergraduates within a residential house system.

General Duties:

Fisher-Hassenfeld College House is home to approximately 450 undergraduate first year students.The primary responsibilities of the House Dean position include the administrative leadership of the House and its staff, budget management, coordinating intervention and support for residents, academic advising of a cohort of undergraduates, program development and implementation and supervision of undergraduate and graduate assistant staff. The House Dean works closely with the Faculty Director and House Fellows to develop an intentional and cohesive residential program that supports resident academic and personal success. This is a full time, twelve-month, live-in position that includes a two bedroom unfurnished apartment.

For further information on Penn’s College Houses and Fisher-Hassenfeld House see:


A Master’s Degree is required with 3 to 5 years experience working with undergraduates and faculty in a residential setting, financial management,teaching or advising, supervision and community building. The successful candidate will also possess strong administrative and communication skills, demonstrated ability to work in an environment that values innovation and support of students, experience working with residential academic programs or living/learning communities and experience with learning outcome development, implementation and assessment.



Education: Master’s Degree Required
Work Experience: 3-5 Years


How to Apply


Please submit a resume/vita, cover letter and the names and contact information of three references online at the University of Pennsylvania’s Human Resources at:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as veteran or disabled veteran in the administration of educational policies, programs or activities; admissions policies; scholarship and loan awards; athletic , or other University administered programs or employment.

Job Categories: Dean / Administration. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: College, Fisher-Hassenfeld, and House Dean. Salaries: TBD - Based on Experience.


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