Vice President for Student Development

United States, North America
Mar 18, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs

Pima Community College District

Vice President for Student Development

Under the direction of the Campus President, the Vice President for Student Development is responsible to provide vision, leadership, and direction for student development programs and services for the Downtown Campus to include student discipline. Responsibilities also include campus strategic planning, building collaborative relationships across the campus and throughout the district, and developing processes and procedures that contribute to increased effectiveness and efficiency; plan, direct, implement, and evaluate campus or college-wide student development activities and operations; develop mechanisms for a wide range of delivery systems and the use of new and emerging technology in support of student development services; and coordinate assigned functions and activities with other College departments and campuses and outside agencies.

First review date: April 14, 2014.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Research and develop recommendations for programs
• Prepare and analyze administrative and statistical reports, statements, and correspondence
• Plan and implement program goals, objectives, policies, procedures and oversee student development services for the campus
• Develop and lead collaborative, cross-functional teams required to achieve program goals and objectives for student development services for the campus or as related to the College district
• Interpret and apply federal, state mandated guidelines and College policy and procedures
• Coordinate the evaluation of programs to ensure goals, objectives, and the needs of the student population are met
• Provide direction for the development, implementation, and review of student programs and initiatives
• Lead and direct the support of organizational goals, programmatic and operational changes
• Support the selection training and motivating of faculty and staff
• Participate and serve on various campus and college committees
• Represent the College to the community and outside organizations
• Participate in community outreach and development activities including development of external funding sources
• Advise and respond to questions from departments and external agencies regarding assigned programs and services.
• May perform all or some of the responsibilities above and other related duties as assigned


The Vice President for Student Development exercises supervision through those individuals who report directly (and indirectly) within the College. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with College polices and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

Job Requirements

• Master's degree in counseling, communications, psychology, higher education, administration or a closely related field and
• Five years of progressively responsible management and leadership experience in the areas of student development, student services, and campus administration at the college or university level


• Candidates who possess similar minimum objective qualifications are encouraged to apply and should describe in detail the work experience and education you regard as establishing the equivalency

The successful candidate will have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

• Apply innovative and creative techniques and practices applicable to problem resolution and decision making
• Academic and administrative leadership, direction, and vision in program development
• Develop and maintain cross-discipline/cross-functional communications, collaborations, and relationships
• Identify national best practices in enrollment management, student success, persistence and retention.
• Identify, develop, and obtain external funding sources for the campus and district
• Develop, interpret, and apply goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules and regulations
• Identify and respond to community, secondary education, and student needs
• Project a strong positive image of the College with parents, students, faculty, staff and the community
• Strong oral and written communication
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Monitor, evaluate, prioritize and assign work to staff
• Gain cooperation through discussion, collaboration and persuasion;
• Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including all groups within a diverse multicultural community
• Analyze problems and identify solutions and implement recommendations in support of goals
• Commitment to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, families, faculty, and staff


Please refer to the Administrator Personnel Policy Statement at

Directions for Applying and Other Important Information

In order to apply for a position, please submit an application ( and include the required documents listed for the position. Documents listed on the position as required, must be attached in order to submit the application. Documents listed on the position as optional do not have to be attached in order to submit an application. See below for information about required or optional documents:

• Resume should be up-to-date and account for and describe all gaps in employment
• Letter of interest or cover letter should not exceed two pages, and should describe your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience related to the duties and responsibilities of the position, as well as the strengths you would bring to the assignment. Cover letters/letters of interest are not required to be addressed to a specific person or persons.

If an applicant is selected to move forward to interview, Human Resources must receive official (unopened) transcripts prior to a final interview.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please call Human Resources at (520) 206-4624. Human Resources hours are normally Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Human Resources Analyst assigned to this position: Leticia Anduaga at

To request a reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities, please contact

Posting Number: 14A3DCG103

Position Type: Administrator

Department: Downtown Campus

Minimum -Maximum Salary: $110,236.00

Salary Breakdown: Annually

Job List: External

Open Until Filled: Yes