Vice President of Student Affairs
Job ResponsibilitiesThe Vice President of Student Affairs (VPSA) is the Chief Student Student Services Officer (CSSO) of the College and advises the President on all matters pertaining to non-academic student life. The Vice President of Student Affairs works across departments and divisions to promote a fully integrated student experience; provide visionary student affairs leadership; serve as a trusted and valued member of the President's senior leadership team; promote and strengthen the college's diversity efforts and educate the campus community on inclusivity; and engages with the student population. The VPSA serves as the senior executive officer responsible for providing leadership and management for all non-academic student life programs, including main campus and all extended campuses within the college service area: Enrollment Management, Admissions, Records/Registration, Financial Aid (including Veterans Affairs), Recruitment and Student Employment Services, Student Engagement (including Student Organizations, Student Recreational Center/Activities and Student Government, Career Counseling, etc.), the Student Grievance and Appeals Process, and federal Educational Opportunity (TRiO) programs, etc.. The VPSA is responsible for ensuring all federal, state, and accrediting requirements are met throughout the student's non-academic experience.
Minimum and Additional Requirements A master's degree plus seven (7) years of progressively responsible related work experience in Student Support Services or Admissions management; demonstrated understanding of and the commitment to the technical college mission of purpose, teaching and learning, and student success.
Preferred Qualifications A doctorate degree with seven (7) years of increased responsibility of management and supervisory experience with at least three years of experience at the Dean level or higher. Candidates must have demonstrated knowledge of Enrollment Management, Admissions, Records/Registration, Financial Aid (including Veterans Affairs), Student Employment, Student Engagement (including Student Organizations, Student Recreational Center/Activities, Career Counseling, etc.), the SCTCS Student Grievance and Appeals Process, Behavioral Interventions, Student Conduct, Student and Industry Testing, and Strategic Planning and Implementation. Must demonstrate skills in establishing and maintaining collaborative working relationships with all segments of the college. Successful candidates must possess effective communication skills, and engage and present ideas/concepts orally and in writing. Must supervise the development of collaborations among diverse groups, with the ability to work effectively and ethically with economically, culturally, and socially diverse student populations. Candidates must provide evidence demonstrating ability to be creative, innovative and willing to take risks to accomplish the goals of the technical college mission.