House Assistant Dean

House Assistant Dean

Each House in the West Campus House System is overseen by a House Professor-Dean, a tenured faculty member who is the leader of the House's intellectual program, and an Assistant Dean, a student affairs professional who directs the multiple functions of the House and shares responsibility with the House Professor-Dean for the realization of the House's educational mission.

 

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Steven King
House Assistant Dean
607.255.9157
steven.king@cornell.edu

Steven King (he/him/his) has served undergraduate students in the areas of residential education, student life, and career development over the course of his career. In his recent role as the director of student organization accountability at Dartmouth College, Steven coached student leaders to strengthen their organizations and grow their leadership skills. He also served as the student affairs representative to the Campus Climate Committee, advising the director of the Campus Climate and Culture Initiative on student, faculty, and staff inclusion initiatives.

Prior to Dartmouth, Steven worked at New York University in residential life where he was responsible for the community development and facilities operations for a 600-bed first year residence hall, working closely with the faculty fellow in residence and faculty affiliates to enhance the academic life of students outside the classroom. He began his time at NYU in career development where he developed trainings for career counselors on supporting LGBTQIA+ students.

Steven holds an M.A. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from New York University, a B.A. in Music from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, and is pursuing an Ed.D. in Leadership and Learning in Organizations with Peabody College at Vanderbilt University. His programmatic and research interests include LGBTQIA+ student support, organizational advising, leadership development, and diversity, equity, and inclusion. Originally from the northern foothills of New York's Adirondack Mountains, Steven enjoys hiking, reading, music, and travel.