Associate Vice President for Student Success - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217


United States
(0600783)

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Detailed Job Description

The Associate Vice President will be an integral part of the Office of Academic and Student Affairs (ASA). This position will focus on critical academic and support services designed to help students stay in school and graduate in a timely fashion. This position will oversee and provide direction for units, which individually and collectively contribute to student success; the position will seek synergies among them. This position will supervise the following offices and areas: First Year Success, Student Academic Success Support Center, Testing, Academic Advising, Career Services, Access Center; the position will also work closely with related academic and student affairs departments to ensure that General Studies is delivered effectively and efficiently.
 
1. Supervisory responsibilities of the Directors of First Year Success, Student Academic Success Support Center, Testing, Academic Advising, Career Services, and the Access Center.
2. Identify and coordinate College-wide initiatives pertaining to the student success centers and programs.
3. Initiate and organize strategies designed to grow and enhance the success of the student success programs.
4. Monitor budgets and expenditures for all centers and programs under supervision.
5. Evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of centers and programs and recommend changes as needed.
6. Provide leadership and support for program assessment and evaluation activities in the units within the AVP area or responsibility.
7. Serve as a liaison to insure communication between and integration of the academic General Studies program and the relevant units.
8. Collaborate with personnel across divisions to facilitate implementation of the functions and missions of the student success offices.
9. Support and assist the recruitment and retention of underrepresented students, including students of color.
10. Facilitate initiatives in the Provost's office, working in conjunction with additional Academic and Student Affairs staff to support the Provost.
 

Required Qualifications

1. Doctorate
2. Eight years of full time higher education experience in a combination of faculty and administrative roles, including supervision with a record of increasing responsibilities.
3. Demonstrated leadership success with one or more of the following higher education programs: First Year Success, Student Academic Success Support Center, Testing, Academic Advising, Career Services, Access Center, the area of General Studies.
4. History of effective collaboration with various offices supporting student academic success
5. Demonstrated success in the recruitment and retention of underrepresented students, including students of color
 

Preferred Qualifications

1. Evidence of successful leadership of two or more of the programs above in an institution of higher education.
2. Demonstrated success in grants writing in support of one or more of these programs
3. Knowledge of Banner
 

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, weww.mscdjobs.com.

Transcripts will be required of all finalists.
 

Keyword Phrases

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  • Academic Affairs
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelor's and master's degrees
  • Academic Vice Presidents & Provosts
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Vice President
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
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Best if Apply By 11/11/2011