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Senior Executive Aide
|Job Type:||Student Affairs Administration|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 30,000 Students|
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs welcomes applications for a Senior Executive Aide. Under the general direction of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (VCSA), this position supports the work and activities of the VCSA in advancing Divisional priorities. This is a senior support role that is a strategic advisor to the VCSA providing expertise in all areas within the VCSA’s purview. This role provides executive-level oversight and coordination to implement the directives and initiatives of the VCSA and contributes to the advancement of campus-wide initiatives with multi-function responsibilities for project management, communication and planning, policy research, and other general support.
The Senior Executive Aide is a participating member of the VCSA’s leadership team and works independently and in collaboration with others to develop issue briefs and policy and operational analyses related to issues with wide-ranging and significant impact, both current and anticipated.
The Senior Executive Aide drives the agenda of the VCSA, ensuring the VCSA’s ability to achieve consensus and collaboration in leading the entire division of student affairs and contributing to the leadership of CU Boulder. This position will work directly with the AVC’s, cabinet and other senior leaders to address and resolve issues. Functions with a high degree of autonomy and responsibility for identifying objectives, formulating strategies, and coordinating resources.
This individual maintains strict confidentiality of privileged information, and performs a wide variety of professional level duties that require tact, sensitivity, creativity, independent judgment, diplomacy, discretion and flexibility. The Senior Aide represents the VCSA to internal and external constituencies and is charged with decision-making on behalf of the VCSA.
This role manages the high level operations and priorities of the VCSA and the Division of Student Affairs. This person acts as a confidante and adviser to the VCSA and represents the VCSA in their absence. This role must exercise judgment and independent initiative in dealing with issues that require discretion and confidentiality. This role works to advance a cohesive, collaborative Division of Student Affairs with common priorities and the organizational structures to support their achievement.
WHO WE ARE
The first priority of Student Affairs is students' development as successful, intellectually curious learners, and as healthy, competent, active citizens of the world. In collaboration with other members of the campus community, the Division provides educational opportunities, resources, and support to help each individual student reach his or her academic and personal goals. Student Affairs encompasses all the basic support services— where students eat, sleep, build community, make friends, and where students can go when they need help—that enhance the classroom experience.
Student Affairs is committed to enhancing student academic success while mitigating obstacles that may impede progress. We create inclusive environments to address student social, emotional, physical, spiritual, professional and academic needs to increase retention, academic progress and graduation rates. We provide programs and services to support student health and wellness, personal and professional goal-setting and progress, social involvement, motivation and academic self-efficacy.
WHAT YOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES WILL BE
Division Leadership Priorities and Organizational Development
Proxy for the Vice Chancellor For Student Affairs and Division
WHAT WE REQUIRE
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
WHAT WE WOULD LIKE YOU TO HAVE
To apply, please submit the following materials: 1. A current resume. 2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position. You will not be asked to upload references at this time. Please apply by April 23, 2019 for consideration. Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.
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