Detailed Job Description
The Vice President provides senior level management,
leadership, administrative, and fiscal oversight to the assigned areas.
Additional Department Summary:
Reporting directly to the President, the Vice President for
Student Affairs serves as the senior student affairs administrator and works
jointly with students, faculty and staff to create and maintain a climate that
fosters student learning and development while enhancing a strong sense of
community for UA students. The Vice President serves as a strong advocate for
students and staff members within the division and advises the President on
topics related to student development and engagement. The functions reporting
through the Vice President for Student Affairs include the Assessment &
Planning, the Blackburn Institute, Career Center, Center for Sustainable
Service & Volunteerism, Counseling Center, Dean of Students, Ferguson
Student Center, First Year Experience & Parent Programs, Fraternity &
Sorority Life, Housing & Residential Communities, Assessment &
Planning, Student Affairs Advancement, Student Conduct, Student Government
Association, Student Involvement, Student Leadership, Student Media, University
Programs, University Recreation, Veteran & Military Affairs, and Women's
Required Minimum Qualifications
Doctoral degree or the equivalent terminal
degree and at least 10 years of progressive leadership experiences at a college
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:
Valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age and have an
acceptable motor vehicle report as determined by the insurance carrier.
and Knowledge:Requires an innovative and high-energy professional with
conflict management and resolution skills, and the ability to engage staff in learning
opportunities and development. The responsibilities for the Vice President of
Student Affairs are to provide leadership, administration, and advocacy for the
division and for students and represent the institution to both internal and
external stakeholders. Experience working with external stakeholders and
cultivating strong relationships is necessary. Proven budget management,
strategic planning, and goal achievement are also essential as well as strong
communication and public speaking skills.
Progressive leadership and supervision at a comprehensive
doctoral-level institution and/or experience in a senior level position of
Student Affairs is preferred.
Pay Grade/Pay Range:
Based on Qualifications
consideration, applications should be received by September 5, 2014 but review of applications will continue until
the position is filled.
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.