Location: Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Type: Full Time
The Lawrenceville School invites nominations and applications for the inaugural position of Dean of Campus Wellbeing.
The Dean of Campus Wellbeing, a newly created position that represents a significant investment in improving campus culture, will be responsible for bringing a public health mindset and a systems approach to Lawrenceville’s efforts to ensure the health, wellbeing, and safety of its students. With a creative, entrepreneurial mindset and a deep understanding of how to promote healthy communities, especially in terms of adolescent mental and behavioral health, the Dean will take a proactive, school-wide approach to reinforcing a positive campus culture.
The Dean will work to reduce the negative impact of a broad range of societal public health concerns that put adolescents at risk and impact their mental health, including, but not limited to, stress, anxiety, depression, social media culture, bullying, peer-to-peer sexual assault, and alcohol and drug use. The Dean will champion a more open and inclusive approach to mental health, helping to foster lifelong habits of wellness among all Lawrenceville community members. As a member of Senior Staff and a direct report to the Assistant Head of School for Strategic Implementation, the Dean of Campus Wellbeing is recognized as a visible and engaged campus leader who partners with school leadership, faculty, and outside partners to promote student wellbeing.
Founded in 1810, The Lawrenceville School, one of the country’s premier independent schools, is located in central New Jersey, five miles south of Princeton, 55 miles south of New York City, and 40 miles north of Philadelphia. Lawrenceville attracts outstanding students in grades 9-12, plus postgraduate students. The School’s 815 students hail from 36 states and 40 countries, with 70 percent boarding and 30 percent day students. Thirty-two percent of students receive $14.9 million in scholarship aid grants, and 53 percent are students of color. Lawrenceville has 375 full-time employees, including 109 full-time teaching faculty.
For best consideration, please send all nominations and applications (resume and letter of interest) to:
Ruth Shoemaker Wood, Managing Director
Ethan Dubow, Managing Associate
For more information, please visit The Lawrenceville School’s home page at www.lawrenceville.org
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About The Lawrenceville School
Founded in 1810, The Lawrenceville School, one of the country’s premier independent schools, is located in central New Jersey, five miles south of Princeton, 55 miles south of New York City, and 40 miles north of Philadelphia. A welcoming community with students from more than 30 states and nearly 40 countries, the School serves students in grades nine through post-graduate. Lawrenceville employs the Harkness method of learning, stimulating thoughtful inquiry and debate. Across academic, residential, and co-curricular settings, Lawrenceville challenges a diverse community to lead lives of learning, integrity, and high purpose, inspiring the best in each to seek the best for all. For additional information, please visit www.lawrenceville.org.
The Lawrenceville School seeks enthusiastic, energetic, collegial individuals who want to work with both adults and students in a collaborative and inclusive academic setting.
The Lawrenceville School is a diverse and inclusive community and makes all employment decisions without regard for an individual’s race, creed, color, religion, national origin, nationality, sex, pregnancy, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expr...ession, age, veteran status, physical or mental disability (including AIDS and HIV related illness), genetic information, refusal to provide genetic information, refusal to submit to genetic testing, ancestry, familial status, marital status, domestic partnership status, civil union status, atypical cellular or blood trait, military service, application for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The Lawrenceville School will also provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals in accordance with applicable law.
The Lawrenceville School conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Eligible employees receive a competitive benefit package that includes health insurance coverage, paid leave and retirement plan options, and many other valuable programs.