The UNC System Office located in Chapel Hill, NC invites applications for the position of Vice President for Student Affairs. The Vice President for Student Affairs reports to the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and is a key member of the Academic Affairs senior leadership team. The Office of the Vice President is responsible for executing the policies of the UNC Board of Governors and providing system-wide leadership over the breadth of student affairs functions across the university system including admissions, counseling, financial aid, residential life, and student health. The Vice President supports the universities by bringing them together to address critical issues impacting student success and to discuss the development and administration of university, state, and federal policies and regulations. The Office of the Vice President also provides management for numerous student-related programs. The Vice President works collaboratively with leaders at the UNC System Office as well as with the academic leaders from the seventeen institutions across the University of North Carolina System to accomplish the goals of the System.
The Vice President for Student Affairs supervises the following direct reports: • Associate Vice President for Student Affairs • Business Process Analyst-Financial Aid (assists system institutions with financial aid reporting) • Director, College Foundation of North Carolina Pathways • Director of Student Development
• Doctorate from an accredited university; prefer terminal degree be in one of the following areas: Higher & Adult Education, Student Personnel, Student Affairs, or Counseling • Minimum of ten years of extensive university administrative experience in positions of progressively increasing responsibility and complexity in student affairs • Preferred experience in public higher education
• Demonstrated accomplishment in leading initiatives related to student success • Experience in multiple areas of student affairs (e.g., financial aid, housing, career services) • Extensive knowledge of, and experience in developing, implementing, and assessing strategic marketing, enrollment, retention, and completion programs, based upon recognized best-practices • Adept at budget and human resources management, serving as a collaborative leader in a complex organization, and in interpreting and applying university, state, and federal policy and regulation in a higher education setting • Presentations regarding student affairs at NASPA, ACPA or other relevant organizations • Accomplished at representing a university effectively with an appreciation for its varied constituents, including the individual university communities (students, faculty, and staff), governing boards, accrediting agencies, legislative bodies and the public
About University of North Carolina System Office
The University of North Carolina System is comprised of 16 universities, including two R1 Doctoral Universities, five Historically Black Colleges and Universities, one historically Native American University, and one, first in the nation, public residential high school for gifted students. The System also has, established in 1789, the oldest state university in the United States. Together they comprise over a quarter of a million students, 15K faculty and 30K staff.