The Associate Vice President for Student Affairs (AVPSA) reports to the Provost for Academic and Student Affairs. Serving as the chief student affairs officer for the college, the AVPSA is responsible for direct services provided to students, student information, student discipline and student records.
COMPREHENSIVE WAGE AND BENEFIT PACKAGE We offer comprehensive compensation package with salary and benefits as the main components. Competitive salary is within the Range stated above, and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous benefits package is offered through Washington State plans that includes multiple medical, dental, life and disability coverage choices for employees and dependents; choices of retirement and deferred compensation plans; paid holidays, sick, and vacation plans; transit program, reduced tuition, employee discounts and memberships, etc.
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ESSENTIALS FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL DUTIES
Provide Leadership for Student Affairs
Support the educational mission of the college by serving as the chief student affairs officer, directing a variety of enrollment services, student development services, and student programs based on the underlying principles of equity, access, and diversity.
Provide leadership to and supervision of Student Affairs administrators; monitor budgets and expenditures.
Assist in policy formation and strategic planning and represent the college to community groups and state organizations regarding issues pertaining to students.
Provide leadership in the allocation of Services and Activity Fees and recommend the annual S&A Fee budget to the Board of Trustees.
Oversee the utilization of information technology to provide student services; develop and implement plans for enhancements to the technology and methods used.
Establish policies and procedures for the efficient and effective provision of student services, and ensure that student services are provided in a manner consistent with college goals and applicable statutes and regulations.
Communicate effectively with students, the general public, and other student affairs officers across the state regarding issues affecting students.
Oversee the provision of college information to students to provide access to college services and programs, ensuring the accuracy and currency of college information.
Serve as the campus student discipline officer and administer the student code of conduct to resolve disputes in a constructive manner that is conducive to learning, ensuring that students are afforded both due process and the opportunity to assume responsibility.
Serve as the appeal officer for traffic court, for policy exceptions related to enrollment; serve as student advocate for other appeals.
Facilitate Collaboration with Stakeholders
Work in close collaboration with other units in the college such as Academic Affairs, Economic & Workforce Development, Equity & Pluralism, and Effectiveness & Strategic Planning.
Work collaboratively within the institution's governance structure, including appropriate functional and constituent councils, and with committees and the President's Cabinet for strategic planning, policy development, and implementation of college-wide program and services.
Represent the college within the Washington State Community and Technical College system and government entities; represent the College to community groups and State agencies as necessary.
Master's degree or equivalent from a regionally-accredited institution in student affairs, counseling, student personnel administration or closely related field.
Three years of experience in educational administration with increasing levels of responsibility.
Prior experience that shows commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion.
Experience with managing complex and diverse organizational units with competing needs.
Experience working effectively in a collaborative and transparent environment.
Knowledge of principles and practices of community college administration, especially in the areas of student affairs.
Knowledge of federal, State and local policies and regulations which relate to the provision of student services in a community college environment.
Knowledge of current theory, principles and practices in student development and student leadership.
Ability to develop, implement and evaluate short-term and long-term plans to meet college goals.
Ability to select, train, supervise and evaluate management and support staff.
Ability to implement a situational leadership style within student services.
Effective analytical skills and interpersonal skills.
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
How To Apply:
To apply, go to www.bellevuecollege.edu/jobs
Individuals interested in this position are encouraged to apply. Your application must include a complete online application and all of the required documents below to be considered complete:
Complete an online Application
Attach a Cover Letter of no more than three (3) pages describing how you meet the professional and desired characteristics of the position
Attach a current Resume, including educational background, professional experience, achievements and professional activities
Attach a Diversity Statement of no more than two (2) pages that addresses the following: Describe and provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College
Please note that you will be required to bring an official college transcript(s) if invited for an interview.
Located in Bellevue, Washington, Bellevue College is a community based public institution. Bellevue College is a student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence, that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. The college serves 37,000 students every year, and is represented by 65 different countries. Bellevue College has a variety of distance learning options for the students such as online learning. Students have the opportunity to receive a variety degrees and certificates that range from a GED to a Baccalaureate degree. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits Bellevue College as a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.