Dean of Students - Design & Technology Institute

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Job Purpose

To provide an enabling learning environment for the care, guidance and welfare of students overall stay at the Institute.

Key Accountabilities

Management and Leadership

  • Direct, manage and supervise the Dean of Students Office and all programs reporting to that office.
  • Put in place mechanisms for the assessment of student performance so as to be able to provide the needed coaching and counselling.
  • Ensure the orderly organization of all student activities within DTI.
  • Build a disciplined environment ensuring that students comply with all laid down rules and regulations.
  • Ensure that every student has a copy of the DTI Student Handbook and is familiar with its contents.
  • Lead and work with the hostel tutor (s) in ensuring all hostel requirements and needs are met.



Student Welfare

  • Take appropriate steps to ensure students' welfare and well-being at all times.
  • Plan and coordinate the implementation of a detailed student orientation programme to ensure students settle into their new routines seamlessly.
  • Proactively engage management and advocate for the introduction of activities that promote student welfare and well-being.
  • Ensure that all students’ accommodation needs are addressed in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Liaise with the Facilities Manager to ensure students maintain health and safety protocols in their hostels/ residences.
  • Handle emergency and crisis situations that pertain to students and campus life.

Student Protection

  • Ensure that students are not subjected to any form of physical, sexual, psychological or verbal harassment or abuse by their colleagues, staff members or service providers.
  • Establish and communicate to the students mechanisms for reporting any concerns relating to their well-being.
  • Bring any abuse of a student to the attention of the Head of Institute immediately such abuse occurs for the necessary investigations to be conducted and appropriate sanctions applied, where necessary.

Student Relations

  • Be accessible to explain issues to students where they have difficulty with either academic or other social issues.
  • Obtain relevant support for students who are struggling with the coursework once this challenge is highlighted.
  • Facilitate the resolution of issues between Management and the student body.
  • Monitor student attendance at lectures and other Institute programs to ensure regularity of attendance and punctuality.
  • Counsel Students or direct them to the appropriate quarters for the relevant counselling support and assistance when needed.

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Maintain regular and appropriate communication with parents and teachers to keep abreast with students’ performance and other challenges.
  • Ensure timely resolution of all conflicts between students and their teachers, colleagues and parents/guardians.




  • Be responsible for the development and regular review of the DTI Youth Protection Policy.
  • Keep abreast with all Youth Protection risks, policies and procedures as well as local laws and regulations relating to youth protection.
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards in all relationships and dealings with the students.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.


Internal: Head of Institute, Students and Teachers, Facilities Manager, Registrar, School Matron

External: Parents, Community Leaders, Service Providers, Program Organizers.

Qualification Required & Experience

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with at least 8-10 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • A Master’s Degree in a social science subject would be an added advantage.


  • Be conversant with student learning.
  • Strategy development and implementation.
  • Formulation of policies and procedures.
  • Budget preparation skills.
  • Sound knowledge of the regulatory environment
  • Good knowledge of student support programs and services
  • Employee development and performance management skills.
  • Crisis intervention techniques
  • Strong Leadership and Managerial skills.
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong resource management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Composure to emergency situations
  • Independent judgement

Location: Accra



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