University of Arkansas, Division of Student Affairs
Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas
Salary: $110,000 - $125,000
Internal Number: 118705
The Assistant Vice Chancellor for University Housing (AVC) provides leadership and direction for a housing and residential life program for approximately 7,000 students across 26 facilities totaling over a million managed square feet, more than 250 staff members and an annual operating budget of more than $50M dollars.
The AVC administers and manages the student housing program for the University with a strong commitment to student success and the living/learning experience, including some Greek chapter housings, in a manner that bolsters the University’s mission and strong commitment to inclusivity, belonging, and community. The AVC directs departmental operations; oversees the department budget; sets department goals; formulates strategic plans encompassing organization, programming and physical infrastructure; leads complex assessment efforts; and establishes learning outcomes and implementation strategies for the department.
The AVC will collaborate with a diverse constituency across campus to achieve department goals and objectives. The incumbent works most closely with enrollment services, campus dining, facilities management, university information technologies, university police department, and academic and cultural programs of Student Success and the Multicultural Center.
The AVC reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration and serves on the Division of Student Affairs CORE leadership team
Master's Degree or equivalent in Higher Education Administration, Counseling, College Student Personnel, or related field
Seven years of progressive leadership experience in college/university student housing
Five years of direct supervisory experience
Ten years progressive experience in college/university housing administration.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of college student development
Knowledge of housing operations, dining service operations, housing master planning, information technology delivery
Ability to think critically, be strategic, problem solve, and make informed decisions
About University of Arkansas, Division of Student Affairs
The Division of Student Affairs supports students in pursuing knowledge, earning a degree, finding meaningful careers, exploring diversity, and connecting with the global community. We provide students housing, dining, and health care and wellness resources, and we create innovative programs that educate and inspire. We enhance the University of Arkansas experience and help students succeed, one student at a time. As Arkansas' flagship institution, the U of A provides an internationally competitive education in more than 200 academic programs. Founded in 1871, the U of A contributes more than $2.2 billion to Arkansas’ economy through the teaching of new knowledge and skills, entrepreneurship and job development, discovery through research and creative activity while also providing training for professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the U of A among the few U.S. colleges and universities with the highest level of research activity. U.S. News & World Report ranks the U of A among the top public universities in the nation.