Associate Dean, Transition Services 041122-001P

  • Eastern Florida State College
  • Melbourne, Florida
  • Apr 20, 2022
Full time Education Other

Job Description

Eastern Florida State College is currently seeking applications for the full-time position of Associate Dean, Transition Services on the Melbourne Campus in Melbourne, Florida.


The Associate Dean of Transition Services is responsible for planning, developing, managing, and collaborating on programs and strategies for transitioning students from enrollment to graduation. The position will also provide overall direction, leadership, supervision, and evaluation for staff assigned to Transition Services including Dual Enrollment/Early College, College Career & Readiness, Testing, Bachelor’s programs enrollment & retention, University articulation and the student services functions and operations of Career Services.


The following minimum qualifications for this position must be met before any applicant will be considered:


  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • At least 5 years’ experience specialized in working with the higher education student population.
  • Experience in college enrollment and student persistence.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to student services.
  • Experience and/or working knowledge of enrollment and recruiting functions.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously and complete assigned work within deadlines.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Ability to provide leadership, work as a team member, and be effective in relationships with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Ability to diagnose systems issues and design strategies to remediate and improve.
  • Ability to travel between campuses and off-site locations.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook. Working knowledge of Banner and/or other EFSC student related software preferred.
  • Valid Florida Motor Vehicle Operator’s license required.
  • This position will require successful fingerprinting and the candidate chosen will be required to pay the associated fee (currently $37.25). This fingerprinting fee ($37.25) is non-refundable.
  • Understanding of and commitment to Equal Access/Equal Opportunity.
  • Official transcripts of all collegiate work will be required to be considered beyond the application phase.*


*High School Diploma or GED or transcripts or official transcripts of all collegiate work (as appropriate for the position) must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment.  All foreign degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc.


Minimum physical qualifications:


  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to lift, push, pull, or move up to 20 pounds.
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information and/or data from computer.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Occasional travel to other campuses or outside meetings.


The annual salary is $90,000.00.  Successful internal candidates for external job postings should be aware that their current salary does not transfer to the new position.  Salary will be as advertised in the job announcement.  Full-time employees of Eastern Florida State College receive fringe benefits including health insurance and a retirement plan. 


Applications will be accepted from April 20, 2022 through May 4, 2022; however, the College reserves the right to extend or conclude searches without notice.  Applications must be submitted prior to 5:00 p.m. on the closing day. 


All applicants must apply on-line at the Eastern Florida State College Website in order to be considered for employment.  If an applicant needs assistance in completing the on-line application, he/she should contact Human Resources.  With at least 24 hours advance notice, EFSC can provide readers, Braille, audio cassettes, computer readers, sign language interpreters, and Scribes.


Applications will not be considered after the deadline date unless justified and approved for exception by the Associate Vice President, Human Resources. All successful applicants must complete New Employee Orientation prior to beginning work. 


Eastern Florida State College, Human Resources, 1519 Clearlake Road, Cocoa, FL 32922

Telephone: (321) 433-7070  FAX: (321) 433-7065  Florida Relay: 1-800-955-8770



Eastern Florida State College is dedicated to providing a nondiscriminatory environment which promotes equal access, equal educational opportunity and equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, race, national origin, color, ethnicity, genetic information, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, marital status, veterans status, ancestry, or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment.

About the college

Eastern Florida State College, located in the heart of Florida’s Space Coast, is a co-educational, publicly supported post-secondary institution that adopted its current name on July 1, 2013 with the addition of four-year Bachelor's Degrees.

An accredited institution, EFSC is recognized as one of America's leading state colleges for quality instruction, organization and innovative, leading-edge programs.