The University of Texas System invites nominations and applications for the position of Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (AVCSA). The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated record of superior leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills, as well as an ability to develop effective relationships across wide-ranging constituencies in a highly complex organization.
The AVCSA reports directly to the Executive Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs of the University of Texas System. In partnership with campus and UT System counterparts, the AVC will serve as a resource to and provide strategic direction in support and expansion of programs addressing student affairs and campus life issues with a focus on student mental and physical health and well-being.
Other major responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Develop, oversee, and lead system-wide efforts, in cooperation with UT Austin, related to student mental health, student safety, and alcohol-related initiatives, and develop, oversee, and lead in evaluating the effectiveness of these efforts;
Collaborate with campus and UT System colleagues on addressing student grievances received by the Office of Academic Affairs, the UT System, and the Board of Regents, and respond as needed or requested;
Consult with System counterparts and campuses on issues related to sexual assault, behavioral intervention, free speech, and student organizational concerns; and,
Monitor the student affairs and campus life landscape to identify new and emerging trends for System-wide implementation or awareness.
For more than 130 years, The University of Texas System has been committed to improving the lives of Texans and people all over the world through education, research, and health care. With 13 institutions, an enrollment of 242,000 students, and an operating budget of $24 billion, the UT System is one of the largest public university systems in the United States. The UT System is also one of the largest employers in Texas, with more than 22,000 faculty and more than 83,000 health care professionals, researchers, and support staff. Across UT institutions, research and development expenditures total $3.5 billion – the highest in Texas and the second highest in the nation – and the UT System is regularly ranked among the top 10 most innovative universities in the world.
The University of Texas System is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse community and promotes the full participation and inclusion of all its members. The System supports campus communities that welcome, understand, and celebrate diversity of all kinds, including race and ethnicity, gender and sexual identity, regional and national origin, socioeconomic status, different learning styles and abilities, veteran status, and more.
Master’s degree or equivalent and seven years of student affairs administration and leadership preferred.
For best consideration, please send all nominations and applications to:
Shelly Weiss Storbeck, Global Education Practice Lead and Managing Director
The University of Texas System Administration is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. Reasonable disability accommodation may be requested by contacting the Office of Employee Services.