Assistant/Associate Vice President for Student Success

Knoxville, Tennessee
Jun 10, 2021
Executive Administration Jobs
Vice Presidents
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Assistant/Associate Vice President for Student Success (AVPSS) reports directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs & Student Success (VPAASS) and works collaboratively with each of the UT campuses to provide coordination of student success across the UT System. The AVPSS is expected to collaborate with campus leadership, chief student affairs officers, academic affairs and student success staff, as well as other campus stakeholders in an effort to promote a high- quality academic student experience. The AVPSS will coordinate with UT campuses in areas including, but not limited to, recruitment, retention, enrollment, access and affordability, campus change, transfer student success, First-Year Experience, advising, mental health and wellbeing, UT Promise, career development, high impact practices, mentoring and coaching, financial literacy, veteran resources, student support services, and tracking outcomes. The AVPSS is expected to support student success at all UT campuses and represent the UT System in state, regional, and national student success initiatives.

Additionally, the AVPSS provides support to the Education, Research, and Service Committee of the UT Board of Trustees, and interfaces with the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR), Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC), Tennessee Department of Education, Tennessee Board of Education, Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC), Locally Governed Institutions (LGIs), and the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association (TICUA).

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All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the System Human Resources, 826B Andy Holt Tower, 1331 Circle Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996, telephone 865- 974-8170. Requests for accommodation of a disability may also be directed to this office.

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