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Assistant Dean of Students


New York

Reports to: Dean of Students

Position Summary

The Assistant Dean of Students supports the direction of the Dean of Students in all activities related to student services and campus life at the Institute of Culinary Education. The Office of Dean of Students is responsible for serving as a point of information for students and responding to students’ needs.

Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Participates in various campus programs and serving as a liaison between other ICE administrators and student organizations.
  • Supports the creation and implementation of a culture with high behavioral expectations
  • Ensures compliance of all behavioral procedures for the school including student code of conduct, remediation and suspensions.
  • Effectively communicate with all constituents, families, students and staff with a keen awareness of the perception of others and the ability to adjust accordingly.
  • Mange conflict efficiently with staff and students
  • Member of the Disciplinary Committee.
  • Assist instructors with classroom management strategies
  • Use data to problem solve and inform student behavior
  • Remain relevant as a keeper of the culture
  • Coordinate services specifically for transfer or international students and ADA in conjunction with the Dean of Students
  • Ensures compliance with office policies regarding student life program development liaison for our weekday culinary, pastry and management students to the administration
  • Counsel students with a variety of issues including but not limited to: attendance, academic or disciplinary issues.
  • Assist in assuring student compliance with campus regulations and policies through class visits and observation.
  • Assist in the development of student handbooks, manuals administrative departmental materials as needed.
  • Responsible for weekly Student Newsletter in coordination with Marketing Department
  • Teach a minimum of 50 classes per year, including Career, Recreational, and Special Events classes as needed.
  • Schedule Dine with the Dean events in conjunction with Dean of Students
  • Comply with all applicable Federal, State and Local Department of Education regulations.
  • Support the administration of scholarship programs
  • Interface with Registrars to ensure accuracy of student records as needed.
  • Collaborate with administrators, deans, faculty, IT and counselors to facilitate and improve services to students.
  • Responsible for planning and coordination of graduation, including booking of space, managing ticket distribution, and facilitating run of show.
  • Attend graduations as representative of the administration.
  • Deliver orientation lectures to incoming students for our weekday/weekend professional classes.
  • Assist in the management of externships by partnering closely with Career Services.

Experience and Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services or Career Services or related field preferred. Advanced degree a plus.
  • Minimum of 3 years related work experience in a college or propriety school guidance /student services office; ACCSC accredited preferred.
  • Background in education/teaching a plus.
  • Food service/Hospitality experience preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite of products including Outlook, Powerpoint, Word and Excel; experience with CampusVue software a plus.
  • Must possess a strong sense of urgency and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal; strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks on deadline.
  • Flexible schedule to work evenings and weekends.

To apply: Forward cover letter with salary requirements and resume to

About ICE:
The Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) is one of the largest and most diverse culinary schools in the world with campuses in New York and Los Angeles. Established in 1975, ICE offers award-winning six to 13-month career training programs in Culinary Arts, Pastry & Baking Arts, Restaurant & Culinary Management and Hotel & Hospitality Management and continuing education programs in Artisan Bread Baking, the Art of Cake Decorating and Professional Beverage Studies — with more than 14,000 successful alumni, many of whom are leaders in the industry. ICE also offers continuing education for culinary professionals, hosts more than 500 special events each year and is home to one of the world’s largest recreational cooking, baking and beverage programs with 26,000 students annually. ICE’s 74,000-square-foot, cutting edge campus in New York City and its new west coast campus in Los Angeles were designed for inspiration, creativity and community. Visit us at or join us on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Facebook at @iceculinary to find your culinary voice™.

ICE is an Equal Opportunity Employer