Senior Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
The University of Texas at Arlington
May 7, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Student Affairs Administration
The Senior Associate Vice President is a senior member of Student Affairs Leadership Team reporting directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs. Represents Vice President at events and meetings when needed. Provide vision and leadership in the development and administration of a vibrant campus life program that engages the entire campus community using nationally recognized best practices. Responsible for the supervision of Apartment and Residence Life, Career Development Center, Office of International Education, and Involvement and Engagement which includes Fraternity & Sorority Life & Student Organizations, Leadership Center, Student Activities, and Student Government.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provide direct supervision, training and evaluation of units including Apartment and Residence Life, Career Development Center, Office of International Education, and Involvement and Engagement (Fraternity & Sorority Life & Student Organizations, Leadership Center, Student Activities & and Student Government) which is comprised of 70 professional staff members.
2. Assist the Vice President in the planning and administration of the Division of Student Affairs. Provide vision for the development and implementation of a comprehensive division. Provide leadership for reporting departments in the areas of planning, human resources, policy development, operations, facilities, and budgets.
3. Maintain existing successful student programs and develop new programs that ensure a comprehensive student life program. Create a welcoming and vibrant community among a diverse student body including undergraduate and graduate students and a rich mix of residential, commuter, and online students.
4. Foster effective collaborative partnerships with faculty, academic departments, staff, senior administrators, parents, and students to provide a seamless holistic learning environment that blends the classroom and out-of-classroom experience. Develop relationships with alumni, community stakeholders and potential employers that assist our students in securing internships and employment after graduation.
5. Lead special projects for the VPSA and serve on University and Division committees. Serve as a liaison for Student Affairs to departmental units and community agencies, working collaboratively. Attend meetings and events on behalf of the VPSA when needed. Serve as a member of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for campus emergency preparedness.
6. Ensure compliance with UT System and UT Arlington policies, state and federal laws and regulations including assistance with campus-wide crisis/emergency response and provides support to students and families in emergency situations.
7. Other duties as assigned
Master's degree in Higher Administration and Student Personnel or related field; minimum of 8 years of professional working experience working with college students. Experience working within one or more of the reporting departments. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Internal Number: S00855P
About The University of Texas at Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington is a growing Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” powerhouse committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. An educational leader in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity.
With a projected global enrollment over 58,000, the University provides students world-class faculty members and more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in a broad range of disciplines. Guided by its Strategic Plan 2020 Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA is dedicated to producing the lifelong learners and critical thinkers our region and nation demand. Our students graduate ready for success: UTA was recently cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second-lowest average student debt among U.S. universities surveyed. About 65 percent of the University’s 210,000 alumni live in North Texas and contribute to our annual economic impact of $12.8 billion in the region.