Vice Provost of Student Affairs and Dean of Students

United States, North America
Jun 26, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs
Deans, Provosts
Located in beautiful Moscow, the University of Idaho, the state’s land-grant institution, seeks an outstanding individual to serve as the Vice Provost of Student Affairs and as the Dean of Students.

The University of Idaho’s Vice Provost of Student Affairs, who also serves as Dean of Students, (VPSA/DOS) is the senior student affairs officer. The VPSA/DOS provides leadership and vision in administering a comprehensive range of programs and services related to campus programming and planning. The VPSA/DOS assists in creating a campus culture that promotes inclusiveness and support for the university’s diverse student body and the academic achievement and personal development of all students.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D., Ed.D., or J.D. with at least seven years of demonstrated leadership with increasing supervisory experience within student affairs; at least three years of experience supervising and developing staff and managing budgets; excellent communication and collaboration skills; leadership abilities to deal effectively with complex issues and situations commonly experienced within student affairs; demonstrated abilities to develop, implement, and assess strategic initiatives; and ability to work successfully with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Completed applications should include a letter of interest and qualifications relative to those described in this announcement, a current curriculum vitae, and full contact information for five professional references. To apply, please submit the materials through the electronic online application system at: Applications should be received by July 25 to ensure that they are given first consideration; however, the position will remain open and applications will be accepted until a suitable applicant has been identified. The anticipated search timeline includes phone interviews in August, with onsite interviews beginning in September.

To learn more about the position and the University of Idaho, please visit:

Nominations are welcomed and should be made by providing a letter to the search coordinator, Nichole Vietz ( Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Alton Campbell ( ), chair of the search committee.
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EEO Statement
The University of Idaho is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is the policy of the regents that equal opportunity be afforded in education and employment to qualified persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran. It is also the policy of the University of Idaho to not discriminate based on sexual orientation.