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Vice Chancellor, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs

University System of Georgia
System Office-Atlanta

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Job Title: Vice Chancellor, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
Location: System Office-Atlanta
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 246909
About Us

The University System of Georgia (USG) is comprised of 26 higher education institutions as well as the University System Office (USO). Within the USO, our administrative operations are primarily housed in the Trinity Washington Building located in downtown Atlanta. Our Information Technology Services (ITS) division is located in Athens. The University System of Georgia Shared Services Center (SSC) is located in Sandersville. The Georgia Public Library System is located in Atlanta. The Georgia Archives is located in Morrow. The State of Georgia Records Center is located in Austell.

Job Summary

The Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs (VCSA) reports to the Executive Vice Chancellor & Chief Academic Officer. As a member of the CAO’s leadership team, the vice chancellor provides policy advice and guidance, and works to achieve and advance the initiatives set by the BOR and Chancellor. The vice chancellor also serves as a liaison to college and university Vice Presidents for Student Affairs (VPSA), Chief Enrollment Management Officers and the functional areas on a campus typically associated with those positions. The vice chancellor is responsible for advising the Chancellor and the Board of Regents on all matters affecting enrollment management and student life on the campuses of the USG.

The Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs has the primary responsibility for general oversight of a wide range of student services provided throughout the USG. The Office provides direct support for five major areas of student administration: Enrollment Services; Student Services; Student Life; Student Information; and Special Projects. The VCSA also works collaboratively with the System-wide Student Advisory Council (SAC), and a number of Regents Advisory Committees related to students.


• Development of policies focused on enrollment management and student affairs, such as admissions, financial aid, enrollment management, student services, student life, and student information services in support of the system institutions.

• Promote and provide avenues for full and open communication on policy issues with USG System institutions. Ensure policy and initiatives are developed within the context of the USG System’s long-range strategic planning goals.

• Direct the development, analysis and communication of data, information and reports to the Regents and other constituencies on admissions, registration, tuition, financial support policies, undergraduate/graduate campus life.

• Make presentations to the Legislature, the Regents, senior leadership at USG System and institutions, relevant administrative committees and other external audiences on policies, programs and services related to enrollment management and student affairs. Develop creative strategic policy and planning responses on enrollment management and student affairs issues.

• Provide guidance to executive officers on the collection, interpretation, management and dissemination of data related to admissions, retention, tuition, student financial support, student satisfaction, undergraduate/graduate campus life and other trends within the student body.

• Provide strategic advice to Executive Vice Chancellor & Chief Academic Officer on management and resource issues related to supporting institutions and administrators and supervise staff in the coordination and delivery of campus-based services.

• Advise Executive Vice Chancellor & Chief Academic Officer on the management of undergraduate/graduate campus life issues and relevant support services available to the campuses.

• Provide strategic leadership and advice in the development and implementation of system-wide policy related to undergraduate and transfer admissions, undergraduate and graduate campus life, and student financial support.

• Provide liaison to the Board of Regents and institutional officers on Student Affairs policy issues, services, and programs.

Required Qualifications

• An earned doctorate or terminal degree required;

• A demonstrated record of effective leadership in increasingly responsible positions in higher education, including supervision and coordination with other professionals;

• Working knowledge of major functional areas related to enrollment services, student services, student life, and student information systems;

• Demonstrated record of ability to communicate effectively both orally in and writing;

• Demonstrated experience in successful negotiation resulting in consensus, among disparate internal and external groups with differing views, e.g., internal: students, faculty, campuses; external: Legislature, K-12, etc.;

• Demonstrated success in leading collaborations between student affairs and academic affairs;

• Ability to synthesize information effectively and quickly;

• Ability to formulate, analyze, and advocate effective policy;

• Ability to represent the system regarding complex and important issues;

• Ability to multitask and work easily with ambiguity and shifting priorities;

• Working knowledge of automated systems and the ability to effectively utilize information technology to develop reports. Strategic thinking and analytical problem-solving abilities;

Conditions of Employment

The job opening is currently open to qualified, active University System of Georgia (USG) employees, only. We encourage you to browse our other available career opportunities at our University System Office (USO) and our 26 colleges and universities. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the USG.

This is not a remote work position.

Background Check

Employment in this position wil require a pre-employment background check. It will include a criminal history check and a driving records check. It will not include a credit check.


Working at the University System of Georgia

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia is a constitutional board responsible for making and administering the policies that govern and manage the public institutions of higher learning in the State of Georgia. The University System of Georgia offers students higher education options at thirty-five colleges and universities throughout the state, providing a wide range of academic programming, including certificates, associates, baccalaureate, master, doctoral and professional degrees. These institutions enroll more than 253,000 students and employ more than 10,000 faculty and 27,000 employees to provide teaching and related services to students and the communities in which they are located.

The Board of Regents maintains the University System Office as an administrative office for conducting the business of the Board, which consists of one member from each congressional district and five members at-large from the State of Georgia appointed by the Governor.

The nature of the work of the Board of Regents requires that the employees of the University System Office be selected on the basis of special training, ability, skills and individual qualities required to perform the duties of the positions to be filled. As an employee of the University System Office, one can be proud to be a part of an office dedicated to the education of Georgia’s citizens.

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