Vice Chancellor for Student Engagement
Vice Chancellor for Student Engagement
The Vice Chancellor for Student Engagement serves as the chief administrator of Student Life and Services at Louisiana State University of Alexandria (LSUA) and reports directly to the Chancellor.
This position has administrative oversight of the following departments: Student Activities, Residential Life, Student Advising, Student Counseling, Student Testing, Disability Services, and Residence Halls. The Vice Chancellor will provide leadership, vision, and management for all of the departments within Student Engagement ensuring a comprehensive program of services is meeting the needs of the campus. The Vice Chancellor is charged with creating a Student Engagement Division that builds programs and services that are focused on increasing student retention, supporting the needs of students, and ensuring that sufficient support networks for students exist.
Louisiana State University of Alexandria is the only state supported undergraduate-only university in Louisiana and operates within the LSU structure. LSUA has just over 3,100 students from 30 states and 27 countries and 215 faculty and staff. Enrollment has continuously increased for the last two consecutive years. LSUA specializes in business, education, health care, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and liberal arts, and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). What sets LSUA apart from other institutions of higher education is the passionate faculty and staff that promote a student-centered learning environment. With a 20:1 student-to-faculty ratio, LSUA’s top-tier academic programs provide a personalized education that is second to none. LSUA has seven intercollegiate sports teams that compete in the Red River Athletic Conference within the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA): women’s and men’s soccer, women’s and men’s basketball, women’s softball, men’s baseball, and women’s tennis. Last year, all seven teams made postseason play and four finished the year with national NAIA rankings. With the ever increasing enrollment, additional campus life activities and championship level athletic programs, it is an exciting time to be at LSUA!
Master’s Degree required, Ph.D. or Ed.D. preferred.
A minimum of five years of full-time experience as dean of students, assistant vice president/chancellor, or vice president/chancellor in student affairs/life in a four-year college/university, with a proven record of success in these areas.
Must be energetic, outcomes-oriented, and love working with students.
Applications (including cover letter and curriculum vita or resume) should be submitted on the LSU Careers website: https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/LSU/job/LSU---Alexandria/Vice-Chancellor-for-Student-Engagement_R00009139-1
Review of applications will begin March 6, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The target start date of the position is summer 2017 and no later than August 1, 2017. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
Louisiana State University is an exceptional institution committed to serving its state, the nation, and the world through education, research, public service, and the enhancement and enlargement of the human body of knowledge. Located in America’s most beautiful and unique of locations, LSU is a community of scholars and professionals committed to opportunity without restrictions that are based on race, gender, disability, religion, or personal orientation. It seeks to fill the ranks of its employees with people committed to education, and service and it accepts for employment the best in their field.