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Job ID: 140193

Vice President for Student Affairs
Georgia Southern University

Date Posted Mar. 13, 2020
Title Vice President for Student Affairs
University Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA, United States
Department Student Affairs
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Vice-(President/Provost/Chancellor)
  • Student Affairs

Vice President for Student Affairs

Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA002624

Department: 3900400101-Student Affairs,VP

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:

Student Affairs. The Vice President for Student Affairs serves as senior student affairs officer of the University and lead advocate for the student population; articulates vision for student life consistent with the University mission and strategic initiatives; serves as senior cabinet official; provides strategic leadership in all Georgia Southern University initiatives related to Student Affairs; ensures divisional objectives align with University's mission and goals; implements a strategic plan for student services on University's three campuses.

Essential Functions

  • Performs related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University.
  • Provides leadership for Division of Student Affairs in functional areas including staff development, budget management, resource allocation, strategic planning, assessment, policy-making, and crisis response.
  • Stays abreast of trends and advises President and other Cabinet members on student affairs issues.
  • Creates environment and manages services that foster intellectual, emotional, physical, spiritual, and social development of students through out-of-class programs and activities.
  • Administers Student Union, Recreation, and Housing to provide programming to support student engagement.
  • Participates in formulation of student policy and regulation.
  • Advises President on policy and program issues.
  • Represents the University in the community on matters pertaining to student engagement.
  • Determines fiscal requirements and prepare budgetary recommendations.
  • Monitors, verifies, and reconciles expenditures budgeted funds.
  • Prepares reports and analyses on student programs and activities setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions to attain student success.
  • Hires, manages, develops, evaluates and retains direct reports.
  • Participates in committees, including the Student Activity Budget Committee and others.
  • Serves as the appeal official for student conduct and Title IX in the Division.
  • Advises the President on all issues related to student life.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco-Free Community.

Review of applications will begin the first week of March 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Education Required:

Doctorate in Student Affairs, Higher Education Administration, or related field.

Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

Minimum Experience Required:

Nine or more years of progressive responsibility in Student Affairs or closely-related administrative position.

Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

Preferred Education:

Preferred Experience::

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Job Open Date: 01/23/2020

Job Closing Date:

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Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791.


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