Associate Vice President for Student Affairs

San Jose State University in California

Date Posted August 4, 2014
Type Executive
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

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Associate Vice President for Student Affairs

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Full/Part Time: Full time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Student Services

About the Position:
The Division of Student Affairs provides a vibrant campus life and vital student services which directly contribute to student success at SJSU for our diverse student population.  The division includes 20 departments, 400 staff and an operating budget of $75M.  Student Affairs supports over 350 student organizations, encompassing the diversity of our student body and giving students an opportunity to find a sense of place and purpose. Student Affairs enhances the student experience by providing leadership opportunities to foster a connection with our campus and community. Student Affairs is committed to developing a college-going culture by partnering with individuals and organizations that promote college attainment for our youth. Student Affairs prepares students to be socially responsible leaders and productive citizens who can meet the challenges of an ever-changing world.
The Associate Vice President for Student Affairs (AVP) reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs and provides leadership, vision, and administrative oversight for six functional areas consisting of approximately 130 staff members: Accessible Educational Center (including Center for Accessible Technology), Career Center, Counseling Services, Military & Veteran Student Services, University Ombudsman, and Student Health Center (including Wellness & Health Promotion). This position assists the VPSA with the overall management, planning, administration, and evaluation of the division’s programs, services, personnel, policies, procedures, facilities and budgets, and provides leadership in the design and implementation of coordinated campus/division-wide initiatives.  The AVP works closely with direct reports to develop and assess learning and developmental outcomes as well as service-delivery and standards, and provides consultation that focuses on high quality, student-centered approaches, trends, and best practices. Additionally, the AVP provides visionary leadership in building collaborative partnerships with campus and community constituents to foster access, student engagement, retention, and deep commitment to student success. The AVP partners with university stakeholders to promote co-curricular learning, inclusive excellence, and a campus community that welcomes and supports diverse perspectives. This position represents the university and division on internal and external committees and serves on the division management teams.

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