Vice-President of Student Affairs

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Job DetailsLevel ManagementJob Location St Augustine Campus - St Augustine, FLPosition Type Full TimeEducation Level Graduate DegreeSalary Range $102,000.00 - $130,000.00 Salary/yearTravel Percentage NegligibleJob Shift DayJob Category EducationDescription


Serves as the chief student affairs and retention officer for the College. Provides executive-level leadership and vision for a comprehensive range of programs and services aimed at developing and retaining students positioned to grow into their best selves, including student success, success advising, first-year transition programming, residential life, student conduct, campus safety, health and wellness services, counseling services, multicultural services, career services, volunteer services, and student activities and leadership development.


  • Executes executive-level leadership, strategic planning, oversight and coordination of all student affairs departments including programming, policy development, personnel, facilities and financial management.
  • Demonstrates leadership and guidance implementing innovative high quality and student-centered approaches to student success in curricular and co-curricular experiences. Examples are: residential life, multicultural activities, student activities and events, student clubs and organizations, student government, first-year transition programming, student conduct, counseling, accommodation of disabilities, career and skill counseling, placement services, and retention-focused activities.
  • Advances and enhances activities increasing first- and second-year student retention at or above the strategic planning goals.
  • Works with colleagues across campus to ensure delivery of correct services to all student groups.
  • Verifies that student affairs program is effective, innovative, proactive, anticipatory and responsive to student and community requirements with periodic program, service, procedures and policies evaluations.
  • Utilizes analytics and data to design, develop and implement inventive, effective student engagement and retention programs and services.
  • Ensures institutional policies and practices assure fair and equitable student treatment.
  • Confirms all student affairs programs and services follow state and federal laws and University policies.
  • Attends and participates in student programming and other campus and leadership activities.
  • Serves as a member of the President's Cabinet.
  • Serves as Deputy Coordinator of Title IX.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Master's degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Proven record of increasing undergraduate retention.
  • Five (5) to eight (8) years of successful higher education student affairs experience with a pattern of increased responsibilities; senior administrator experience in student affairs preferred.
  • Experience in long-range program planning, including successfully developing and implementing new initiatives.


  • Successful experiences in conflict resolution.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to meet occasional seasonal demands of workload.
  • Current knowledge of higher ed best practices.
  • Humanistic and compassionate leader with a student-centric ethos.
  • Knowledge of current Title IX, FERPA, Cleary and VAWA regulations.


  • Demonstrated positive leadership in developing collaborative relationships with internal and external constituencies.
  • Polished oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Effective team-building and team-management skills.
  • Highly self-directed, well-organized, detail-oriented and comfortable completing tasks with a minimum of direct supervision.
  • Ability to work with and nurture a diverse workforce in a diverse community.


Physical Requirements:

Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involved sitting most of the time and occasionally walking and standing.

Physical Activities:

Climbing, walking, crouching, repetitive motions, and ability to communicate appropriately with students/colleagues. Public Speaking and participating in large group discussions required.


Flagler College pursues its institutional goals based upon a Service Philosophy and Service Standards. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the Colleges Service Standards by being:

  • Courteous: Treat everyone with dignity and respect. Act in a friendly manner Greet with a smile. Make eye contact during conversations. Be helpful when help is called for. Present your best and professional self. Give individual attention/Focus your attention on the person speaking to you.
  • Responsive: Act in a timely manner. Assure the information you provide is accurate. Acknowledge when action is called for. Determine appropriate follow through. Show empathy towards others. Ensure that a caller is connected with a person who can provide assistance.
  • Accessible: Ensure there is a means by which you can be contacted and respond promptly to messages. Be available make time for others. Be approachable and open-minded. Be reliable always follow through with your commitments. Accommodate those who have special needs.
  • Collaborative: Be knowledgeable about the College and have an understanding of all departments. Work together to accomplish goals. Be efficient in your work performance. Share information between offices and departments. Take the initiative and be proactive. Communicate appropriately and professionally. Have a cooperative attitude. Be student-focused.

Non-Discrimination Statement: Flagler College is committed to diversity, inclusion and pursuit of a higher education with adherence to high ethical standards. It is the policy of Flagler College not to discriminate in admission, treatment, or access to, or employment in, its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic.




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Posted: 4/8/2019
Application Due: 5/1/2019
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