Vice President - Vice President for Student Affairs - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


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 Resource Center.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Doctoral degree or the equivalent terminal degree and at least 10 years of progressive leadership experiences at a college and/or university.

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. Skills 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

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 For full 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.

Keyword Phrases

  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Student Affairs and Services Executives
  • Student Affairs and Services
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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