Vice Chancellor, Student AffairsPosition Number :
920011Vacancy Open to :
All Candidates Department :
CHH Chancellor OfficeDepartment Homepage :
https://studentaffairs.ecu.edu/Advertising Department :
STUDENT AFFAIRS, VICE CHANCELLOR'S OFFICEDivision :
Student AffairsClassification Title :
Vice Chancellor Student AffairWorking Title :
Vice Chancellor, Student AffairsNumber of Vacancies :
1Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :
1.0Full Time or Part Time :
Full TimeRecruitment Range:
Commensurate with QualificationsPosition Location (City) :
Non-FacultyJob Category :
Non-Faculty Senior AdministrativeOrganizational Unit Overview:
The Division of Student Affairs is one of five divisions at East Carolina University. The Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs reports directly to Chancellor Philip Rogers and serves on the Chancellor’s Executive Council.Job Duties :
Student Affairs provides programs and services that optimize student learning and leadership, builds a safe, supportive, and welcoming campus community, fosters the emotional growth and personal development of students, and makes a positive contribution to the overall student experience.
Student Affairs aligns with ECU’s missional commitments of student success, public service and regional transformation demonstrated through our divisional values of student centered, integrity, service, excellence, respect, and inclusion.
Student Affairs works closely with the Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs to continue the integration of student-related programs and services and partnerships with traditional and emerging Academic Affairs programs to promote academic and student-centered connections.
In addition, the Division seeks to enrich our students’ lives by creating an inclusive and welcoming environment that fosters an appreciation for life-long learning, individual responsibility, and human diversity. Programs anticipate students’ developmental needs throughout their collegiate experiences and promote students’ development by fostering a community of learning, which encourages individual student involvement and participation.
East Carolina University is developing tomorrow’s leaders today by preparing students with 21st-century skills to meet present-day challenges and build a brighter future, transforming our region and beyond through our research, creative activity, innovation and public service. ECU is a large, selective, public doctoral university with a primarily residential undergraduate student body and a community engagement designation. Located in beautiful Greenville, North Carolina, ECU is the only UNC System university with a medical school, dental school and college of engineering at the same institution, the synergies of which provide a dynamic for biotechnology innovation and entrepreneurship. To learn more: https://facts.ecu.edu/Minimum Education/Experience :
The Vice Chancellor will:
• Oversee the development and successful completion of policies, strategic plans, and operational execution within the Division of Student Affairs.
• Make and implement thoughtful and timely decisions, managing resources effectively, and obtaining additional resources from external sources.
• Maintain the administrative, budgetary, and accountability functions of all departments within the division.
• Be proactive in promoting equity for all members of the community and foster an environment of diversity and inclusion.
• Evaluate operations, staff, programs, and activities to ensure all areas of the division are efficient and effective in meeting goals.
• Ensure division staff have the experience and skills to support the division’s goals, including effective hiring, staffing, and performance management.
• Work with the chancellor, chief of staff, other vice chancellors and the University’s senior level executive team in prioritizing and executing initiatives in accordance with the University’s strategic plan.
• Foster constructive and collaborative relationships with all divisional units across the university.
• Establish collaborative working relationships with particular groups such as the business community or the public schools and represent the division to the university community and external constituencies.
• Engage in consistent, transparent, and strategic communications with key student affairs constituencies, as well as build trust among key stakeholder groups with respect to the best practices, policies, and activities that guide contemporary student affairs and university life activities/functions.
• Embrace and lead with a spirit of innovation and adapt to emerging environmental factors as the national/international field of higher education evolves to meet student needs.
• Participate in professional associations and professional development opportunities.
Moreover, the Division seeks to contribute to the development of the whole individual by fostering in each student a deeper appreciation of the importance of life-long learning, individual responsibility, and human diversity. Through collaboration, the Division provides programs and services that are grounded in theory, assessment, and sound practice.
It is a major responsibility of the Vice Chancellor to promote integration through providing leadership to the heads of each of these units. Working together with the individual unit heads, the Vice Chancellor establishes goals that promote individual student learning and development, provide services to stimulate the learning process, foster a campus community which promotes student involvement in individual development, and develop the human and facility resources necessary to support a diverse student population. One of the keys to success is regular communications and fostering teamwork through collaboration among not only the Student Affairs units, but also among the Academic Affairs units.
Using his or her financial expertise, the Vice Chancellor must assure overall budget development and fiscal accountability, excellent human resources, and state-of-the-art facilities to achieve the goals of Student Affairs.
The Vice Chancellor collaborates with the University of North Carolina System Student Affairs officers, other constituent institution Student Affairs administrators, and colleagues throughout the country using network resources and contacts. This assures the adoption of “best practices” and cutting-edge programs and services for ECU’s rapidly growing and diverse student population.
A master’s degree in student development or related field is required.License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :
A minimum of 10 years of experience of progressively responsible leadership experience in student development or related field.
NoneSpecial Instructions to Applicant :
Applications must be submitted via email to [email protected] Applications should consist of the following: (1) a detailed cover letter addressing the expectations of the position; (2) a current curriculum vitae (CV); and (3) a list of five professional references (references will not be contacted until later stages of the search process and upon candidate notification). The position will remain open until filled. Additional Instructions to Applicant:
For confidential inquiries or to request a copy of the complete position profile, please contact the UNC System Office search consultant assisting the committee: Lynn Duffy, Sr AVP for Leadership Development & Talent Acquisition: [email protected] 919.962.3134
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.Job Open Date :
05/24/2022Open Until Filled:
YesInitial Screening Begins :
06/20/2022Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting :
East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.Eligibility for Employment :
Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.Office of Human Resources Contact Information :
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.