Assistant Vice President-Exec Mgt
Job descriptionJob no: 693352
Work type: Executive Management
Major Administrative Unit / College: Provost And Academic Affairs
Department: Dean of Students 40001092
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Executive Management, Administrative/Business/Professional, Student Services/Student Affairs, Non-Union
Dean of Students and Assistant Vice President for Student Rights and ResponsibilitiesPosition Summary
The Dean of Students Office supports student success by ensuring a civil and inclusive learning environment based on academic and personal integrity. All community members have a responsibility for establishing, maintaining, and fostering a commitment to our shared values, ethical decision-making, and personal and collective excellence. The Dean of Students Office engages in restorative and transformative processes designed to build more accountable communities. This office addresses conduct that harms individuals and/or communities and is inconsistent with the values of honesty, respect, and fairness included in our Spartan Code of Honor.
Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs and Services, the Dean of Students and Assistant Vice President for Student Rights and Responsibilities provides vision, leadership, and oversight of the University’s undergraduate academic integrity, student conduct, and medical leave and return processes. As an educator, policy leader, and student conduct expert, the Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students will develop, lead, and manage an office dedicated to equitable educational processes that support community responsibilities while considering the particular needs of the individual student for their success.
The Dean of Students and Assistant Vice President will:
The AVP/DOS has regular interaction with University administration, Division staff students and families, faculty, governmental relations and committees regarding student conduct and life issues.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.Required Degree
Successful candidate must have a master’s degree and a terminal degree is desired. The successful candidate will possess significant experience with student conduct and possess demonstrated supervision and leadership experiences within a University context.Desired Qualifications
Among a broad array of desired qualities, the successful candidate will be a visionary and collaborative leader with the ability to strategically manage and facilitate organizational change; The AVP/DOS will demonstrate the ability to recruit, train, support, diverse staff; excellent oral and written communication skills and an engaging public presence; the ability to manage conflicts and crisis situations; an active commitment to diversity and inclusion; and the ability to work collaboratively with students, parents, faculty, and alumni.
The AVP/DOS will possess a passion for the profession and the talent to incorporate best practices into the organizational culture, and an engaging style that demonstrates intelligence, integrity, and adaptability. An understanding of student development and how to work effectively with university community; an understanding of legal issues and risk management; and media savvy with a level of comfort when approached/pressed by news organizations are also highly desired skills.Required Application Materials
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The Dean of Students Office supports student success by ensuring a civil and inclusive learning environment based on academic and personal integrity. All community members have a responsibility for establishing, maintaining, and fostering a commitment to our shared values, ethical decision-making, and personal and collective excellence. The Dean of Students Office supports personal and community accountability and addresses conduct inconsistent with the Spartan Code of Honor with honesty, respect, and fairness.MSU Statement
Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.
Advertised: Feb 12, 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Feb 12, 2023 Eastern Standard Time