The Division of Student Affairs supports the academic mission of the University of North Texas. The division is dedicated to providing a quality educational experience for students, and to help each feel appreciated within the university community. Student Affairs includes programs and services designed to support communications and career development, clarification of values and identity, intellectual growth, and the appreciation of diversity and global understanding. The division provides opportunities for students to develop responsible decision making abilities, quality communication skills, positive interpersonal relationships, exceptional leadership skills, and an appreciation of service to others. The Division of Student Affairs is committed to quality, efficient, and courteous service to students, alumni, faculty and staff.
Additional Posting Details
Master’s Degree in Business, Student Development, Higher Education, Student Personnel, or closely related field and a minimum of seven years of increasingly comprehensive experience and responsibility in college Auxiliary Services administration; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Extensive knowledge of University policies and procedures related to functional area.
- Demonstrated leadership and supervision skills of large and diverse professional and support staff in Student Affairs.
- Extensive knowledge of Texas rules and regulations related to functional area.
- Experience and knowledge relating to professionally and effectively counseling and mentoring students.
- Extensive knowledge of student development theory and issues related to college students.
- Commitment to diversity, collaborative environments and teamwork.
- Ability to show initiative and productivity in the work environment.
- Experience with teambuilding and mentoring staff and staff development.
- Strong organizational, analytical, planning and budgeting skills.
- Must exercise considerable independent and professional judgement in matters of significance.
- Willingness to implement proactive programs and student services that benefit all students.
- Strong presentation, problem solving, critical thinking and project management skills.
- Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing.
- Ability to develop and maintains effective working relationships.
- Ability to work independently.
- Knowledge of safety and security precautions appropriate for work performed and/or supervised.
- Ability to foster a climate that reinforces the development of all students.
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
An earned doctorate, or progress toward a doctorate.
10 years of closely related professional experience.
Experience working in and/or directing one of the units for which the position will oversee: Student Health and Wellness Center, Recreational Sports, Counseling and Testing, Student Money Management Center and the Office of Disability Access.
Experience with and a deep understanding of student wellness programs and programming that supports student retention.