Vice President for Student Affairs and Success

Albany, Dougherty County / Bridgeboro, Dougherty County
Aug 15, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs
Posting Details Posting Number: 0600411 Position Category: Vice President Job Title: Vice President for Student Affairs and Success Position Code: 00140X Position Type: Staff Department: Academic Affairs Nature of Work: The Vice President for Student Affairs and Success (VPSA&S) is the chief student affairs officer at the University and reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The VPSA&S is a member of the senior administration team and is responsible for providing leadership and oversight for all student support services and for ensuring that these services and programs enhance student development, engagement and learning. The VPSA&S is charged with providing leadership, vision and strategic direction through advocacy, policy development/implementation, ongoing assessment and ensuring student success as demonstrated by enhanced retention, persistence and completion rates. Training and Experience: The successful candidate will be an experienced, effective, collaborative, skilled and innovative leader with a holistic understanding of student affairs and its role in student success. She/he will have a broad knowledge of current student affairs and academic issues and a demonstrated track record of successful collaboration with students, faculty, administrators and other University constituencies. The successful candidate should have an earned doctorate from a regionally accredited university in the area of student personnel administration, counseling, higher education administration or a related field with a minimum of six years in positions reflecting progressive administrative/management responsibility in student affairs within higher education. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness and demonstrated success in the development and implementation of effective student programing are also required. Testing Requirements: Illustrative Examples of Work: Working with the University's senior administrative team, the VPSA&S is expected to develop and execute university-wide strategic plans and institutional goals which contribute to the advancement of the general welfare and vitality of the institution. As the primary liaison between student affairs and the other internal and external constituents of the University, the VPSA&S promotes a nurturing and seamless learning environment between in-class and out-of-class experiences for all segments of the student population (traditional, non-traditional, residential, those at off-campus instructional sites, online learners, and other special populations). The VPSA&S will provide direct supervision of the following units: Student Activities and Student Life; Counseling and Disability Services, Student Health Services and the Center for the African American Male (CAAM). Posting Date: 08-12-2014 Closing Date: (Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.) Open Until Filled FTE: 1.0 Special Instructions to Applicants: For best consideration, application should be received by September 30, 2014 Funding Source: General Operating (State) Number of Openings: 1 If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant: none Fringe Benefits: Yes Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience Physical Demands Facts About the Institution: Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Remission after six months of employment. EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement: Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education. The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 504 College Drive, ACAD Building, Room 382, Albany, Georgia 31705, Director of Human Resources, Steve A. Grant at 229-430-4623. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-903-3610. Disability Statement: Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229-430-4623. EEO/AA employer. Optional Applicant Documents: Cover Letter Required Applicant Documents: Curriculum Vitae Application Types Accepted: Staff Employment Application