The OpportunityNorthern Virginia Community College (NOVA) invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President of Student Affairs. NOVA seeks an inspiring and capable leader who demonstrates a commitment to:promoting excellence in student success,engaging the community through meaningful partnerships, andfostering a welcoming, diverse, and multicultural environment.The Position The Vice President of Student Affairs is a member of NOVAâs Administrative Council and reports directly to the President, serving as the Collegeâs leader on all matters related to enrollment management and student services. The Vice President provides vision, leadership, and direction for student services at NOVA and is accountable for oversight of advising, athletics and campus recreation, enrollment management, financial aid, international students, records and registration, student financial stability and advocacy, student life and leadership, student rights and responsibilities, and veterans services. In so doing, the Vice President develops, leads, and manages the performance of a team and is responsible and accountable for all functional areas within the division of Student Affairs.The RoleThe Vice President leads a division in which (1) responsiveness to the needs of NOVAâs diverse student population is paramount and (2) a commitment to continuous improvement in service delivery is essential. This position ensures all Student Affairs programs at NOVA model the Collegeâs values and mission, specifically through the advancement of the five pillars outlined in NOVAâs 2023â26 strategic plan, âInspiring Excellence: A Bold Blueprint for Student Successâ â access, retention, completion, transfer, and employment. In addition, the Vice President advocates for and supports a division that prioritizes evidence-based, data-informed decisions. Ultimately, this position is tasked with ensuring that student services demonstrate the institutionâs commitment to a holistic culture of care, effective onboarding and service, equity in student outcomes, and student-centered professional practice as articulated in the Virginia Community College Systemâs âOpportunity 2027â strategic plan.The Vice President works effectively with all members of NOVAâs Administrative Council to advance the Collegeâs mission and achieve institutional, operational, and strategic goals. In all things, the Vice President acts in a manner that exemplifies innovation, inclusive excellence, clarity of communication, and equity-mindedness; demonstrates the highest integrity and discretion; and acts with sound judgment, balance, and perspective.
Begun in 1964, Northern Virginia Community College offers a quality and convenient educational experience at an affordable price. NOVA is the largest educational institution in Virginia and the second-largest community college in the United States, comprising of more than 75,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. NOVA is also one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries. Located near Washington, D.C., the College includes six campuses. NOVA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and offers more than 160 degrees at the associate's level and certificate programs.