Vice President for Student Services

Otero Junior College  |  La Junta, CO

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Job Overview

Posted about 4 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Vice President for Student Services

Job Type: Administrative
Location: La Junta, CO
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 2-year
Institution Size: < 1,000 Students
Employer ID: 29651
Application Deadline: 01/21/2019

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$95,000 - $115,000
Additional Compensation:
Generous benefit package to include health, dental, vision, life and retirement.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$95,000 - $115,000
Additional Compensation:
Generous benefit package to include health, dental, vision, life and retirement.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Doctorate/J.D. Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Doctorate/J.D. Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Position Description

Job Description:

The Vice President for Student Services provides executive-level vision and leadership and is responsible for creating an inclusive learning environment to meet the needs of a diverse student population.  The Vice President reports to the President and serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet.  In collaboration with the Vice President for Administrative Services and the Vice President for Instructional Services, the VPSS participates in all aspects of institution-wide planning to support the mission and goals of the college.  The Vice President for Student Services has the overall responsibility for all non-instructional student personnel support services; student services related budgetary procedures, as well as implementation of all policies and programs directly related to all areas of student service.  These include: the TRiO program, enrollment management (advising, career services, admissions, financial aid, international relations, orientation, testing), residence life, student life, student government, athletics, registration, marketing, disability services, auxiliary services, student code of conduct, and non-instructional assessment.


Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s degree in education, counseling or related field

5 years of relevant and progressive management experience

Significant experience creating an inclusive learning environment for first-generation students, low-income students and/or students of color

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Terminal degree preferred

7 years of relevant and progressive management experience

Record of success in creating and implementing a vision for a student services division

Demonstrated commitment to all students’ success and in building strong student relationships

Significant experience managing staff and budgetary resources

Record of effective and innovative leadership in policy development, strategic planning, commitment and success in developing an inclusive environment for students of color and first-generation students

Demonstrated experience collaborating with instructional programs

Experience in providing response and assistance to students in crisis situations and restorative justice

Knowledge and use of student development theory and best practices and trends

Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing

Educational philosophy in alignment with that of a rural, comprehensive Community College

 

SALARY:

Salary Competitive (Based on level of education, skills, and experience) with excellent benefit package including retirement, health, vision, dental and life insurance

12-month administrative position

Application Information

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS For consideration, an applicant file must contain: 1. Cover letter that addresses the minimum and preferred qualifications 2. Resume 3. Copies of transcripts (A.A., B.A., M.A. Ph.D/Ed.D) 4. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of 3 professional references APPLICATION DEADLINE Initial review will be January 21, 2019, position will be open until filled POSTION START DATE: May 15, 2019 Submit Application Packet To: Otero Junior College Attn: Carol Noll Director of Human Resources 1802 Colorado Ave La Junta, CO 81050 FAX: (719) 384-6947 Or Email To: carol.noll@ojc.edu Inquiries May Be Directed To: Carol Noll (719) 384-6824 Applicants must submit to and pass a background check before an offer of employment can be extended.

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