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Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement  

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Position Category:

Assoc/Asst Vice President  

Job Title:

Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement  

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Position Type:



Enrollment Management  

Nature of Work:

The Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement, as a member of the division's senior leadership team, will report to the Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management and provide overall direction, administration, and leadership of a student-centered team to include, but is not limited to the areas of Campus Recreation, Career Center, Campus Life and Student Center Management. The Assistant Vice President works closely with the Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management in developing and implementing the strategy and vision for the Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Division. Additionally, the Assistant Vice President will lead assessment, communication, and strategic planning initiatives for the Division. 

This position is part of the senior leadership of both the Division and the University. Decisions include all personnel and staffing positions in the supervised areas; budget and resource allocation (and reallocation) decisions for the supervised areas; strategic and tactical decisions related to Division grants; provide the University with current best practices, policies, and procedures related to the supervised area; and support decisions and programs that serve students and assist in Retention, Progression, and Graduation.  

Training and Experience:

- Qualifications include a master's degree in higher education administration, student personnel, or related field. 
- A doctoral degree in higher education administration or related field strongly preferred. 
- Leadership experience should include a minimum of five (5) years of responsible experience in administration and supervision, preferably in areas related to those in the hiring position description.  

Testing Requirements:


Illustrative Examples of Work:

- Enhances student engagement and leadership, facilitates student success, and fosters a dynamic living and learning environment through active collaboration with academic affairs and all other constituents of the campus and local community. 
- Directs and coordinates student and co-curricular programs. 
- Serve as the primary advisor to the Student Government Association. 
- Formulates and develops policies related to student programming and services. 
- Maintains a high visibility on campus engaging students in many different venues. 
- Provide leadership and coordination in times of crisis. 
- Leads the Student Affairs & Enrollment Management Division's efforts related to data collection, assessment, and analysis for annual institutional, USG, and SACS reports. 
- Coordinates training opportunities in data collection and reporting for the Division. 
- Leads strategic planning initiatives for the Division. 
- Serves as lead for Division communication strategies and planning, to include an online and social media presence. 
- Assist the Vice President with budgetary matters as related to student programming and services. 
- Assist the Vice President with the attainment of grants and external funding. 
- Serves as representative for Vice President (i.e. committees, meetings, events) as needed. 
- Establishes and maintains positive working relationship with faculty, staff, students, and internal and external constituents in support of University efforts related to student recruitment, progression and graduation. 
- Other duties as assigned by the Vice President.  

Posting Date:


Closing Date:
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.)

Open Until Filled



Special Instructions to Applicants:


Funding Source:

General Operating (State)  

Number of Openings:


If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant:

State Funds  

Fringe Benefits:



Commensurate with experience  

Physical Demands


Facts About the Institution:

Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Remission after six months of employment.

EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement: 

Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education.

The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.

The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 504 College Drive, Billy C. Black Building, Room 382, Albany, Georgia 31705, Director of Human Resources, 229-430-4623. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-903-3610.  

Disability Statement:

Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229-430-4623. EEO/AA employer.  

Optional Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter
Unofficial Transcript 1  

Required Applicant Documents:

Curriculum Vitae  

Application Types Accepted:

Staff Employment Application  




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Job No: Posting Number: 0600797
Posted: 2/15/2018
Application Due: 4/13/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience