The Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs is a member of the leadership team of the Division of Student Affairs and reports to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.
*The Assistant Vice Chancellor is responsible for providing primary leadership for the Division and its departments in the areas of student engagement, diversity and inclusive excellence, and co-curricular programs and services designed to enhance the student life experience.
This position has responsibility for supervision of select departmental directors and others who lead programs within the Division and in that role the Assistant Vice Chancellor serves as the primary liaison from the leadership team to those units. As the Assistant Vice Chancellor, this position provides leadership, vision, and support for the areas under its supervision along with serving as a resource for the Vice Chancellor. Additionally, the Assistant Vice Chancellor will represent the Division on various committees and work teams at the University. The Assistant Vice Chancellor has specific responsibility for:
Supervision and support of the directors of, and provide general leadership from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Engagement and Leadership, Intercultural Student Affairs, and Career Development Center.
Coordinating efforts of the Division to further the mission and strategic plan of the University which states in part: The transformational Appalachian experience develops individuals who are eager to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, to embrace diversity and difference, and to become contributing members of society and promote a spirit of inclusion that inspires students, faculty, and staff to form relationships extending well beyond graduation. Our students think critically, communicate effectively, make local to global connections, and understand the responsibilities of community engagement. We embrace our obligation to help create healthy, just, and sustainable societies by equipping our students to live with knowledge, compassion, dedication, humility, and dignity;
Providing vision, leadership and coordination for the Division in the area of diversity and inclusion, through its programs, services, and the work of our staff and students;
Collaborating with each departmental director supervised and the Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs to develop budgets that reflect the mission and strategic plan of the University, and the divisional and departmental priorities for serving our students;
Coordinating Student Affairs or University-wide awards including the W.H. Plemmons Fellows Program, Student Affairs Leadership and Legacy awards (Ronny Brooks Leadership Award, Bob Dunnigan Service Award, Greg Blimling Graduate Assistant Award, Dino DiBernardi Award); * Coordinating the selection and awarding of the Lee H. McCaskey and Dr. John and Jan Thomas scholarships for leadership;
Engaging students across the University through a strong commitment to their growth and development including a high level of visibility and support for their programs and activities;
Maintaining a high level of awareness for trends and developments in the area of student affairs and higher education that impact our students, and engaging in continuous professional development for the benefit of our students.
Serving as an adjunct instructor at the University for classes coordinated by the division; and
Providing support and leadership in other areas assigned by the Vice Chancellor. Candidates must have a masters degree. A candidate should have at least 10 years of progressive administrative experience in higher education. Experience in staff supervision, program development and implementation, strategic planning, and significant engagement with students is required. Candidates must show evidence of progressive leadership experience, excellent interpersonal and communication skills including excellent writing skills, policy development and oversight, and budgetary experience.
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