The Associate Vice Chancellor reports directly to the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity and acts for the Vice Chancellor in their absence. The incumbent participates in the development of division-wide policy through membership on the Vice Chancellor's Executive Leadership Team. Campuswide and University-wide coordinating, policy development, and liaison responsibilities include membership on a variety of standing committees and boards. The Associate Vice Chancellor spearheads strategic vision planning that affects student life, student resource centers, student success and developmental experiences on campus. Additional responsibilities include providing leadership, planning, policy interpretation and program development for areas related to retention, academic and career support services, system-wide campus climate reporting, incidence response, student governance, judicial affairs, student organizations, Media Board and campus/city relations. Provides principal leadership for matters involving campus community, campus climate and freedom of expression.
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• Advanced degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education or in a related field with 5 or more years of University experience including broad knowledge of student life and academic support related programs at an institution of comparable size and complexity or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
• Progressively responsible experience in fiscal management, human resource management, policy development, strategic planning, conflict management and organizational problem solving.
• Strong oral and written communication skills to clearly and effectively interact with a variety of diverse audiences and constituencies.
• Demonstrated interpersonal skills, public relations experience and political acumen to interact effectively with the media, to represent the campus at the regional, UC-wide, and statewide levels, and to work collaboratively and inclusively with a variety of diverse audiences and constituencies.
• Demonstrated strong leadership, conflict resolution and supervisory skills to support development and engagement of staff, student employees and student leaders.
• Skill to contribute to planning and management strategy for Student Affairs as a whole: broad perspective, strategic thinker with experience balancing policy and practice.
• Experience with student-centered service operations and programs for diverse student, staff, faculty and public audiences.