Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Position Number 717415 Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time Tenure Track No FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months If time limited, duration date Position Overview

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Division of Student Affairs fosters student growth and development. The Division of Student Affairs aids, directs and informs students about services and programs that will expand students’ educational experiences and prepare them for diverse lives in local and global communities. The Division of Student Affairs is responsible for many of the outside the classroom/off campus aspects of student life at NCCU, including Residential Life, Student Health Services, Counseling Services, Student Conduct and Community Standards, Student Accessibility Services, Career Services, Spiritual Dialogue and Development, Campus Recreation and Wellness, Student Engagement and Leadership, Student Union, New Student and Family Programs, Diversity and Inclusion, the Centennial Scholars, the Annie Day Scholars Program, the Women’s Center, the Men’s Achievement Center, Student Life Assessment, Transportation, Student Affairs Advancement, Marketing and Communications, and Technology.

Primary Purpose of Position

The Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (AVC) reports directly to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs. The Associate Vice Chancellor provides visionary, thoughtful and strategic leadership for all aspects of student health and well-being including Student Health Services, Counseling Services, Student Accessibility Services, and Campus Recreation.

The Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs provides leadership and vision in administering a comprehensive range of programs and services related to planning; assists in creating campus culture that promotes the academic achievement and personal development of all undergraduate students; assists with crisis response and student issues, budget planning, new initiatives, problem solving, grant writing, goal-setting, assessment, etc; advocates on behalf of students; and fosters collaborative relationships among students, faculty, and staff.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The successful candidate will: demonstrate the ability to lead, manage, and direct complex student affairs units with a focus on student success and programming; have a strong background of proven leadership experience in one or more of the assigned areas of responsibility; be familiar with student affairs initiatives and compliance in a higher education setting; possess a record of politically savvy leadership and decision-making; demonstrate an understanding of the diverse health and well-being issues facing college students; have knowledge of current trends in healthcare, behavioral health, health education and wellness, policy, and healthcare technology in a university setting; experience serving a highly diverse student population; a commitment to the highest ethical standards of professional practice; ability to contribute to, and influence, the interface between Health and Counseling Services and the campus and regulatory, licensing and accreditation requirements; knowledge of crisis intervention approaches and ability to apply skills/techniques for a broad range of presenting problems and constituencies; demonstrated customer service experience requiring a very high level of diplomacy and professionalism; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Minimum Education/Experience

A master’s degree in higher education or student affairs administration, college student personnel, counseling, public health, health administration, or equivalent is required.

A minimum of seven years of pertinent, progressive experience as a dean/director or assistant/associate dean/director or comparable position and previous supervisory responsibility of professional staff are also required.

Preferred Qualifications: A doctoral degree in a relevant health discipline (e.g., counseling, clinical psychology, medicine, or public health) or a doctoral degree in higher education, student affairs administration, health science, or related field is preferred. Experience at a large public institution of higher education.

Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation


Equal Opportunity Employer

North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number EPA01484P Open Date 02/25/2019 Date desired for closing or initial review Close Date 03/22/2019 Open Until Filled No Date Position Available 10/04/2018 Special Instructions to Applicants Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Explain your working knowledge of executive office management.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Explain your working knowledge of time management and organization in a high pressure environment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Give details of your management experience for the past seven (7) years.

    (Open Ended Question)

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