Assoc VP, Student Affairs

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Posting/Functional Title:

Assoc VP Student Engagement & Involvement

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Assoc VP, Student Affairs


San Marcos


VP for Student Affairs

Recruitment Type:

Open to All

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Monthly Salary:

$12,500.00 + Commensurate with Experience

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Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.:

Master’s degree in higher education or student development-related fields.

Five or more years of progressively responsible administrative and leadership experience in college student affairs or student services.

Preferred Qualifications:

Doctoral degree in higher education or related field.

A strong administrative record of accomplishment in the areas of budgeting, human resource management, legal issues, assessment, and technology; commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in work and student settings; understanding of and commitment to student development with an emphasis on leadership, risk management, and inclusive excellence; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with academic affairs.

Job Description:

The Associate Vice President (AVP) for Student Affairs reports directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs and is responsible for providing inclusive administrative and managerial leadership to departments assigned to his/her portfolio. As a member of the Division’s leadership team, the AVP advances the University’s learning mission by providing leadership for student affairs services, programs, and activities that foster student development and engagement for a diverse student body. The AVP works to assure departmental strategic initiatives, goals and objectives align with and contribute to division and university vision, mission, and goals. The AVP also represents the Division and the University at university and non-university events.

Job Duties:

Supervises assigned departments within the Division of Student Affairs which may include, but are not limited to: LBJ Student Center, Student Involvement, Campus Recreation. This involves overseeing talent development, goals and objectives, the development of budgets and management of resources, program assessment and evaluation, and policies and procedures.

Coordinates with the VPSA leadership team to ensure day-to-day operations of the Division of Student Affairs are consistent with the Vice President’s philosophy, guidance, priorities, and intent. Is empowered to make decisions in the absence of the Vice President after consultation, as appropriate, with other senior staff members.

Coordinates with the Division’s Associate Vice Presidents, Division directors, and Development Officers to develop campaign and development initiatives, assess and coordinate divisional advancement training, and ensure good stewardship of development accounts.

Represents the Division of Student Affairs on various university committees and at appropriate activities and functions, both on and off campus. Serves as a resource person for students, parents and other constituents in helping them solve problems and obtain information.

Other Duties
Coordinates special projects and other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Student Affairs

Additional Information to Applicants:

For more information about the position, Division of Student Affairs, and our university, please visit the AVPSA Search Profile at

For best consideration, apply by May 23, 2021. Review will continue until the position is closed.

Job Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Normal Work Days:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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Normal Work Hours End:

5:00PM (Some Weekends & Evenings may be required)

Posting Notices:


Legal and Required Notices:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State? :

• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

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Posted: 5/6/2021
Application Due: 6/4/2021
Work Type: Full Time