Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, Illinois (Greater St. Louis Area)
Commensurate with experience and credentials. Excellent benefits package.
Mar 11, 2019
Executive Administration Jobs
Deans, Other Executive Administration, Vice Presidents
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) is in a national search for qualified candidates for Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students.  SIUE is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose to shape a changing world. Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only a short drive from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of just over 13,000. 

Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and serving as a member of the Vice Chancellors Senior Leadership Team, the Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students enhances the University’s mission by engaging students in programs and services that help develop responsible contributing members of a global society. The Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students collaborates broadly across the University with faculty and university partners to impact student success, persistence and graduation, provides a critical support structure for enriching the overall student experience, and serves as primary point person for University response to student of concern and plays a critical role in case management response for incidents involving students.

The selected candidate will provide leadership and oversight to a variety of key student-facing units which include, Student Conduct, Health Services, Counseling Services, ACCESS (Accessible Campus Community and Equitable Student Support), Career Development, the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion, the Early Childhood Center, and the Prevention Education and Advocacy Center (PEACE).

The Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students also serves as the University ombuds person and works with students to reflect on and navigate significant developmental transitions and challenges including: academic distress, financial distress, transition/adjustment issues, student grievances, bias incident reporting, sexual misconduct reporting, and significant well-being and behavioral concerns.  The selected candidate will provide referrals to students and families to the appropriate SIUE campus resources as well as provide direct support to faculty in response to disruptive classroom behavior.  This role also serves as a member of the Behavioral Intervention Team and the Chair of the University Tuition and Appeals Committee.

The successful candidate will be an energetic, visionary and collaborative leader who is very visible across campus and who is committed to innovation and university-wide partnerships that enhance the delivery of services to all students.  Further duties and responsibilities may be assigned based on the needs and goals of Student Affairs and the University. 

This is a current Administrative / Professional vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.  The position posting will close to applicants at end of business day, 4:30 pm CST, on the posting end date. 

Applicants must apply through SIUE's online system, HireTouch.  Candidates will be required to submit (upload) a letter of application; resume; unofficial academic transcripts, including those for SIUE; and a list of at least three professional references.  

To apply for a vacancy, click the “Apply” button, which will prompt you to access your existing HireTouch account or create a new account.  Only create a new account if you have NEVER created an account.  In your HireTouch account, you will upload all necessary documentation as requested above.  After logging in or completing your new profile, you can then complete your application process for individual positions. 

Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment. 

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
-Master's degree and ten years of progressively responsible and relevant leadership experience. 
-Prior supervisory experience.
-Demonstrated working knowledge of student conduct protocols and processes, behavioral intervention teams, threat assessment and case management for students in distress.
-Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, a dedicated student focus, a track record of educating and developing others in areas of responsibility and an understanding of diversity and inclusion.
-Strong appreciation for student life and academic initiatives, experience cultivating community, a working knowledge of state and federal policy issues, risk management, and experience responding to and managing student incidents and campus crises such as Title IX incidents including but not limited to sexual misconduct.

Preferred Qualifications:
 A terminal degree is preferred.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.