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Vice President for Student Affairs

Oklahoma City Community College
Oklahoma City, OK

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Full Time
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Vice President for Student Affairs

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Placement Range:

$105,000 - $155,000

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Exempt (Executive)

General Description:

The Vice President of Student Affairs serves as the senior student affairs officer and provides executes leadership for the following areas: Student Success Advising, Records, Graduation, Admissions, Recruitment, International Student Services, Testing and Assessment, Financial Aid, Recreation and Fitness, Student Life, Student Life, Student Support Services and Upward Bound TRIO Grant Programs, Student Accessibility and Support Services, Students Connecting with Mentors for success and Student Conduct.

Reports To:


What position(s) reports to this position?:

Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs
Director of Student Success Advising
Director of Admissions & Recruitment
Director of International Student Services
Director of Student Financial Aid
Director of Students Connecting with Mentors for Success

Minimum Education/Experience:

• Master’s degree from a regionally accredited university.
• 5 years of successful management and administrative leadership in a higher education institution.
• A successful record of responsible higher education administrative experience.
• Applicants must attach transcript conferring a Master’s degree to be considered for this position.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• An understanding of and commitment to the mission of OCCC.
• Demonstrate active commitment to the values of diverse communities.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Strong interpersonal, problem-solving, and consensus building skills.
• A demonstrated commitment to student success as measured by enrollment, matriculation, retention, and graduation.
• A demonstrated ability to provide creative internal and external leadership for the continued development of OCCC and its student services programs.
• Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
• Ability to prepare and analyze administrative and statistical reports, statements and correspondence.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

Sedentary work: The person in this position may occasionally exert up to 10 pounds of force to grasp, lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
This position requires the person to frequently communicate with and listen to administration, staff, faculty, students, and others to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person to frequently move about the office and OCCC campuses to perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently remain in a standing and stationary position.

This position frequently requires the person to operate a computer, other office equipment, and mobile devices to perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently operate equipment that involves repetitive motions of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.
This position performs the essential functions in an indoor, office setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

A degree in Higher Education or related field

An earned doctorate from a regionally accredited university.

10 years of successful management and administrative leadership in a higher education institution.

Student Services administrative experience at a community college.

Required Training:

Annual Campus Security Authority (CSA) Training

Work Hours:

8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday

Some additional hours may be required on occasion.


VP-Student Serv Admin.

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Open Until Filled:


HR Contact:

Beth Holmes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: cover letter, resume, and transcript conferring highest degree with the minimum being a Master’s degree from a regionally accredited university.

For application assistance, please contact Human Resources at (405) 682-7542, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Job Duties (Position Specific):

(The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement):

• Serve as the chief student affairs officer and provides effective executive leadership for the College’s student programs.
• Provide visionary leadership among the College’s Student Affairs staff, maintaining an environment of innovation with a focus improving student enrollment, matriculation, retention and graduation.
• Develop and implement policies and procedures for the efficient operations of Student Affairs departments.
• Establish and implement operating procedures in order to facilitate recruitment, matriculation, retention and graduation of students.
• Implement activities which complement and enhance the academic programming of the College and enrich the experience and development of students.
• Oversee a budget of $10.6 million for Student Affairs.
• Foster a collegial and collaborative culture that furthers the College’s commitment to academic excellence, student success and diversity.
• Serve as an advocate for students and advise other senior administrators on issues affecting student success.
• Work in collaboration with others at the College to create and maintain a climate that fosters student learning, engagement and development while enhancing a strong sense of community.
• Coordinate with the Office of Institutional Effectiveness in the evaluation, analysis, and reporting of data related to enrollment management programs and initiatives.
• Actively participate in community and civic activities that enhance and promote the positive image and mission of the College.
• Support the training and professional development across the division.• Other duties as assigned by the Provost.

Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures):

• Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures.
• Contribute to a safe educational & working environment.
• Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.
• Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC’s established safety and health procedures and practices.
• Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation and shelter in place drills and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.
• This position has been identified as having significant responsibility for student and campus activities. The individual holding this position is designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA). CSAs are required to report crimes they become aware of to the Reporting Structure at Oklahoma City Community College. Annual CSA training is required for individuals holding this position.


Oklahoma City Community College provides the people of Oklahoma and our community with broad access to certificates of mastery, associate degrees, community education, and cultural programs of exceptional quality, empowering our students to achieve their educational goals and our community to thrive in an increasingly global society.

OCCC promote's student success through: open access to the College; quality in the learning environment; excellence in the faculty and staff; competency based learning; comprehensive and innovative programs and services; cooperation in the development and improvement of programs and services; and holding students, employees, and programs accountable for high performance standards.

Oklahoma City Community College serves more than 28,000 students annually. For most of our students, completing a college degree is life changing, not only for the student who receives the degree, but also for the student's family; and in a collective sense, transformational for our community. At OCCC, we have always been committed to helping every student realize their educational goals.

We believe our responsibility for our student's success does not end at graduation. We offer a solid background and a firm foundation for a lifetime of learning and accomplishment.

This year we have made another major commitment toward that responsibility. OCCC was chosen as one of 79 community colleges in 16 states to participate in Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count. This national initiative focuses on the success of community college students and is designed to help OCCC remain focused on helping our students reach their goals.

The dark red buildings of Oklahoma City Community College have become a landmark in the southwestern section of Oklahoma City. Situated on a 143-acre site just south of Interstate 240 on South May Avenue, the College is easily accessible to the entire metropolitan Oklahoma City area. The distinctive architectural design of the buildings creates a positive environment for quality education

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