Associate Vice President for Student Affairs & Retention

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Associate Vice President for Student Affairs & Retention

Tusculum University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Retention. This position will be responsible for oversight of areas providing support to students and will be responsible for coordinating efforts across the University and in the community pertaining to student retention, success, and engagement as well as supporting the President in collaborative leadership of the Office of Student Persistence and Engagement, and Student Support Services.

This position will remain open until filled.


  • Doctoral degree preferred;
  • At least five years of experience in private higher education student life, student development theory and best practice;
  • A successful record of significant project completion in assessment and accreditation preferred;
  • Demonstrated administrative leadership experience in areas related to student success;


Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV electronically to Attn: Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Retention.


Working at Tusculum University

At Tennessee’s first college, join students from across the country and across the world who’ve come together  to make a difference in their lives and the lives of others.

Our unique Civic Arts focus takes the liberal arts a step further in a nationally recognized approach to educating individuals of integrity and ideals.

wide range of majors – from museum studies to nursing – are combined with service learning and travel opportunities, an Honors Program and a Bonner Leaders Program.

Plus Tusculum offers scores of student-run clubs and projects to prepare you for anything!

If you’re seeking a smaller college away from urban stress and suburban sameness, Tusculum is the right size and in the right place. A small college like ours encourages you to be who you are and to try new things, knowing you’ll never be lost in the crowd. 

It’s easy to get involved at Tusculum. Organize campus events, become a resident assistant, direct a play, lead Freshman Orientation, hold an office in the Student Government Association, or join one of the many other clubs on campus.

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