Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer who is committed to increasing diversity across all levels of the college. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this value are strongly encouraged to apply.
Description of Duties: The Vice Provost for Student Affairs (VPSA) serves as the Senior Student Affairs Officer and reports directly to the Provost. The VPSA provides leadership for the Student Affairs division to promote the development, assessment and improvement of student services and experience in support of the college's mission and strategic plan. The VPSA works collaboratively with Academic Affairs and other college partners to create a campus culture that promotes student success, provides a safe and welcoming campus environment for a diverse student body, and fosters a sense of community among students.
The VPSA also serves as Program Sponsor of the EAB Navigate platform. As Program Sponsor of the EAB Navigate platform at Massasoit Community College the Vice Provost will provide visible support campus-wide for leveraging the platform's capabilities to meet institutional strategic goals, communicate expectations regarding usage of Navigate, inspire change by being an active leader of the Navigate Leadership Team and make high-level decisions, ensure that other members of the Navigate leadership team and members of the college's senior administration remain apprised of the initiative's progress; assure that use of the platform across the college meets all federal, state, and institutional policies and information security requirements.
The VPSA plays a primary role in planning and managing the fiscal resources of the Student Affairs departments, which include the Student Success Team (Trio, Veterans, Latch, and Choices), Unity Center, Advising, Career and Transfer Center, Athletics, Academic Resource Center (academic tutoring, access and disability services, MAICEI program), Dean of Students Office (student conduct, CARE Team, immunization compliance, student life, LGBTQIA initiatives, and basic needs) and Commencement. Housed in Brockton, this position provides direction for Student Affairs functions at all college locations.
Responsibilities and Duties: Serves as a catalyst for the development of student-centered initiatives and programs that support student success and enhance student retention and persistence. Collaborates with key stakeholders for the planning, delivery, and assessment of retention initiatives. Serves as the EAB Navigate Program Sponsor as overall program coordinator and organizational champion. Develops and implements short and long-term organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and operating procedures for the Division of Student Affairs, which responds to the changing needs of the student community. Leads the development and implementation of a new student onboarding experience/first year program and works closely with the Dean of Enrollment Management to ensure success of New Student Orientation. Oversees recruitment, training, supervision, professional development, and evaluation of professional and non-professional staff within the Division of Student Affairs. Provides consultation and training for faculty and staff in regards to student concerns and makes appropriate referrals. Develops and manages the Division's resources and budgets, identifies and projects long- and short-range needs for strategic projections of program and staffing requirements for budget preparation purposes. Assists with campus-wide crisis/emergency response and provides support to students and families in emergency situations. Administers the emergency funds within the United Student Fund as well as develop community resource networks and relationships to assist students with the outside dimensions of student need. Coordinates and oversees preparations for the commencement ceremony. Ensures that Student Affairs programs and services are compliant with state and federal laws and College policies. Serves as a member of the President's leadership team. Focuses on the Commonwealth's Equity Agenda by applying related best practices throughout all job functions. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Doctorate in a related field. 10 years of progressive experience in the student services field, including a minimum of six years of supervisory experience; and prior experience with student conduct and student life or equivalent knowledge and skills. Experience in leading change across a complex organization and in building successful inter-organizational relationships. Knowledge of and strong commitment to the community college concept and mission. Knowledge of and demonstrated abilities in all phases of Student Services at the college level. Strong leadership, communication, and human relations skills. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities. Strong problem solving and decision-making skills. Ability to work cooperatively with staff and faculty. Budget preparation and fiscal management skills. Possess knowledge of and be able to lead investigations in areas related to Title IX, Clery Act, Higher Education Act, and related federal laws and regulations.
Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual Experience with collective bargaining environments. Demonstrated success collaborating with areas of the college that impact student learning and progress, especially Enrollment, Advising, Placement, and Financial Aid.
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.
Position Status: Non-unit Professional, full-time state funded with benefits.
Hours: 37.5 per week.
Salary: $126,502 - $164,453 per year, commensurate with education and experience.
Worksite: Assignments will include all Massasoit sites. Deadline to Apply: You will need to apply in order to be considered for the position. Please note, applications may be considered until the position is filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply by June 4, 2021.
Application Instructions: A cover letter and resume are required, please apply online. Resumes will NOT be considered without an accompanying cover letter.
Please Note: Faxed, emailed, or mailed in resumes and/or materials will NOT be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback on application statuses. Please refrain from contacting the hiring manager and/or hiring department via phone, email, fax, mail, third person party or vendor and in person. Failure to comply, may result in application withdrawal.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the Chief Diversity Officer & Title IX Coordinator, Yolanda Dennis, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, 508-588-9100, x1309, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 219, [email protected], or the Associate Dean of Students & Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Joseph DiMaria, 508-588-9100, x1417, Brockton Campus, Student Center, Room 208A, [email protected], the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions.Recognizing that our diversity is an important source of our strength, we respond to the needs of our community and expect that everyone at Massasoit respects the rights and affirms the dignity of all people. We strive to construct a safe and trustful environment where together we can engage in open dialogue.