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Assistant Vice President for Student Success
|Job Type:||Student Affairs Administration|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 3,500 Students|
A passion to see students personally grow and learn? You’ve got it. A heart to serve? Absolutely. Not afraid to work long hours? Nope. A positive attitude? You bet. A place to nurture your skills, passions, and talents as you lead students to discover their own? That is where GSW Student Engagement and Success is headed. You will not be just a new hire – you’ll be a leader we can’t wait to empower, a learner we can’t wait to teach, and a colleague we can’t wait to grow alongside. Are you ready to bring your skills to GSW? We have the following open position.
Title: Assistant Vice President for Student Success
This position is responsible for working with a team to advance division and university priorities related to student success. This position serves as a primary Division of Student Engagement & Success liaison to Academic Affairs and other university entities. This position provides leadership in advancing programs and services designed to support student wellbeing, engagement, and retention. This position serves as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).
Directs university retention efforts. (30%)
Provides leadership in creating and monitoring a holistic student experience by working with department directors and personnel across the university.
Assists with the advancement of common student learning outcomes in the co-curricular experience.
Provides administrative oversight over Residential and Campus Life, Student Rights & Responsibilities, and Health & Counseling.
Serves as a contact for student-related grievances and consults with faculty and staff on student related problems/concerns; assists with civil rights investigations as needed.
Serve as the university Title IX Coordinator.
Works with university leadership to advance division and university priorities related to enrollment and student success. (30%)
Serves on the Division of Student Engagement & Success Leadership Team; assists in the division priority development, implementation, and ongoing assessment.
Serves in a key leadership role in division- and university-wide initiatives advancing student recruitment and retention.
Represents the division on committees, task forces, and work groups in order to achieve strategic plan and other institutional goals.
Represents the division at appropriate university meetings.
Performs supervisory and management duties. (20%)
Assists with budget management duties.
Assists in developing and updating division policy and procedures.
Provides leadership to direct reports and staff, including creating common vision and goals, seeking and providing input, delegation of responsibilities, and evaluation and assessment.
Works with key stakeholders on process improvements and new initiatives.
Maintains required knowledge in the field. (10%)
Maintains up-to-date knowledge and implements best practices related to student development, diversity and inclusion, and student engagement.
Maintains thorough knowledge of federal, state, USG, and university policies and regulations related to Student Engagement and Success.
Performs a variety of related duties. (10%)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of Board of Regents policies and procedures.
Knowledge of Title IX policies and procedures.
Knowledge of student development theory.
Knowledge of current trends and practices in student affairs.
Knowledge of state and national issues related to higher education.
Knowledge of budget development and management principles.
Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
Knowledge of enrollment management principles and practices.
Knowledge of statistical analysis.
Skill in the delegation of responsibility and authority.
Skill in the operation of computers and job-related software programs.
Skill in decision making and problem solving.
Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
Skill in the preparation of reports.
Skill in oral and written communication.
Doctoral degree in higher education administration or a related field.
Progressively responsible experience in the field of Student Affairs and/or Enrollment Management.
For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.gsw.edu/resources/facultyandstaff/hr/employment
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