Vice President for Student Affairs

Hayward, Alameda County
Jul 14, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs

California State University, East Bay, (CSUEB) requests applications and nominations for the position of Vice President for Student Affairs.  We seek an outstanding and experienced student affairs professional to lead this newly created division.  

CSUEB is located in the Hayward hills approximately 20 miles southeast of San Francisco, CA. The campus serves nine Bay Area counties and approximately 14,500 students. In 2011, CSUEB was identified as an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education and in 2014 was designated as a Hispanic Serving Intuition. CSUEB also serves approximately 1,100 international students.  The campus provides on-campus housing for approximately ten percent of enrollment with plans to build an additional 400 on-campus housing spaces in the near future. A successful Division II athletic program in the highly competitive California Collegiate Athletic Association contributes to an increasingly vibrant student life environment.

About the Position
The Vice President for Student Affairs (VPSA) provides leadership and vision to the University’s Student Affairs functions and is a member of the President’s Cabinet. The primary units under the VPSA’s direction include Accessibility Services, Housing and Residential Life, Student Academic Services, Veterans Affairs, Student Development and Judicial Affairs, Student Health and Counseling Services, Student Life and Leadership, Student Outreach and Recruitment, Student Retention Services, Intercollegiate Athletics, Associated Students Inc. (student government), and University Parking and Transportation. The VPSA designs, leads and executes all student development, student life and student support services to enhance and ensure the highest quality student experience and maximize student retention.

The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in a related field, doctorate preferred, and a minimum of five (5) years senior level experience in and knowledge of higher education Student Affairs services and program administration.  The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of the ability to plan, design, implement and evaluate programs to promote student retention within a progressive student services division.  

The candidate must demonstrate successful experience working with a diverse student, faculty and administrative populations with the ability to foster collegiality and collaboration. Evidence of strong organizational, analytical and reporting/writing skills with a personal ethic of accountability are imperative; solid abilities to engage, motivate, and innovatively lead others in developing and implementing programs for a diverse student community is essential.

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How to Apply
Posting Date: July 14, 2014

First Screening Date:  October 1, 2014

In addition to the standard CSUEB application, submit a letter of application, including a narrative outlining your approach to effective Student Affairs administration in higher education and strategies for the future as they address a diverse student population Include: examples of key accomplishments achieved within a Student Affairs division, a resume, and a list of references who can provide an assessment of your recent professional work and qualifications for the position.  Materials may be sent to:
Sharon Tanabe, Partner or
Emy Peña, Principal
Partner, Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates
1111 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 106
Monterey Park, CA 91754
(electronic submissions preferred)
To make a confidential nomination or inquiry, contact either Ms. Tanabe or Ms. Peña at (323) 260-5040

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, applications received after the first screening date will be considered at the discretion of the University.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.