The Chancellor for the West Plains campus is the chief administrative officer for the West Plains campus and advises the President on all matters pertaining to the West Plains campus. Under the direction of the President, the Chancellor serves as the senior executive officer of the campus, responsible for providing visionary leadership and general management of the West Plains campus units: student services, university communications, academic affairs, development, business and support services, and university and community programs. In support of the campus' mission, vision, and goals, the Chancellor demonstrates a commitment to instruction and student success, provides sound financial management, and advances fundraising efforts. The Chancellor serves as the chief ambassador for Missouri State – West Plains by building relationships with business, industry, alumni, educational institutions, civic organizations, and community leaders. The Chancellor is a member of the central management team for the Missouri State University System and serves as a liaison with various campus constituencies.
Description of Primary Duties:
The Chancellor for the West Plains campus is the chief administrative officer for the West Plains campus and advises the President on all matters pertaining to the West Plains campus.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
Education: A master’s degree is required; a terminal degree is preferred.
Experience: Significant administrative/executive experience in business, education or government is required. Significant experience which demonstrates an understanding of and support for the teaching/learning process and the effective use of technology are required.
Skills: Excellent leadership skills, decision-making ability, and the ability to project a strong positive image of the University with parents, students, faculty, staff and other University constituencies are required. Strong verbal and written communication as well as excellent interpersonal skills are required. Proven ability to understand and manage complex institutional budgets is required. A demonstrated commitment to equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and the promotion of diversity is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. Proven ability to work effectively and collegially within an organization and to negotiate with a wide range of constituencies is preferred. Proficiency in organizing and managing a professional staff in a complex organization is preferred. Fund-raising and recruiting experience are preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Confidential inquiries and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled. For best consideration, inquiries and nominations should be provided by January 22, 2018. For additional information email Betty Asher at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants will be required to submit cover letter and curriculum vitae or resume. The application will require a minimum of 5 references to be listed in the Professional References section of the application in order for the application to be successfully submitted.
Official transcripts will be required at time of hire.
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