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Vice President for Student Development
|Job Type:||Administrative Development Student Affairs Administration|
|Institution Type:||Private not-for-profit, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 1,000 Students|
Department: Student Development
Type: Full-time, Administrative Staff
Reports to: President
Stephens College, located in the vibrant college town of Columbia, Missouri, invites nominations and applications for its next Vice President for Student Development, to assume office July 1, 2019.
The Vice President for Student Development reports directly to the President and is a member of a highly collegial leadership team deeply dedicated to the College’s women-centered mission. S/he will lead an office of talented and energetic staff members in overseeing the multiple dimensions of student experience at a residential women’s college – from housing, wellness, athletics and security to student leadership, extracurricular activity and judicial process. In all environments and initiatives, the Vice President demonstrates an evidence-based and intentional commitment to fostering an open and inclusive campus community.
About Stephens College:
Stephens College (www.stephens.edu) is the second-oldest women's college in the country. Recognized for excellence in the creative arts and health sciences, the College’s 50-plus full-time faculty deliver more than 25 majors at the undergraduate level and three graduate programs (including a new Master of Physician Assistant program, and a low-residency M.F.A. in Television and Screenwriting, located at the Jim Henson Studios in Los Angeles). The College comprises three schools: the School of Creative and Performing Arts, the School of Design and the School of Health Sciences.
Stephens College is located at the center of downtown Columbia, Missouri, home to the University of Missouri, with a student enrollment of approximately 35,000. Columbia, with a population of about 115,000, is consistently rated as a top city in which to live because of its educational facilities, health care, cultural opportunities and cost of living.
Stephens College is a member of the American Midwest Conference of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. Student–athletes compete in basketball, competitive dance, cross county, soccer, softball and volleyball. An esports team is also available.
Stephens College offers excellent benefits, including vacation/holiday/sick pay, health/dental/life insurance, tuition waiver and College-paid retirement plan.
Qualified applicants must complete an online Stephens College application with a cover letter, curriculum vitae and three professional references in PDF format only.
Confidential review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment will require a criminal background check
Stephens College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.
The Vice President joins Stephens at a time of growth and development. The ideal candidate will respond to new ideas with enthusiasm, new initiatives with optimism, and new questions with evidence. S/he will be a team player who privileges student success over all else, and who understands that effective teams are grounded in trust, respect, and a shared sense of mission and purpose.
Application Process: Qualified applicants must complete an online Stephens College application with a cover letter, curriculum vitae and three professional references and submit in PDF format only. Confidential review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment will require a criminal background check
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