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Vice President for Student Affairs (FT)

Albany Technical College seeks a well-qualified, highly motivated individual to fill the position of Vice President for Student Affairs (VPSA).  The VPSA will report directly to the President and must be a dynamic visionary and innovative executive who can serve as the College’s Chief Student Affairs Officer. Under minimal supervision of the President of Albany Technical College, the VPSA will plan and organize the Student Affairs division work to meet the College’s objectives.  He or She will be expected to possess a high level of executive management skills, including a thorough knowledge and understanding of post-secondary education, ability to identify and address problems, competence in prescribing and interpreting research, competence to conduct both long-range and short-range planning, ability to formulate rules, ability to articulate policies and rules to constituent groups in and outside the college, ability to describe issues in a manner which is understandable to and will stand the scrutiny of professional educators and decision makers and ability to maintain productive working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external publics. The VPSA encourages high morale and quality customer and student services through a collaborative leadership style to inspire employees to achieve established goals and objectives. The VPSA supports and promotes the mission of the College and provides leadership for the development and success of students. He/she provides strategic oversight and leadership in the administration of a comprehensive range of programs and services for students; supports a campus culture that promotes the academic achievement and personal development of all students; provides oversight and assistance with student related conduct and crisis response; and maintains the integrity of the athletic programs to ensure adherence to Title IX of the Education Amendment Act. The VPSA serves as a critical leader to foster an appreciation and respect for diversity and works with stakeholders to promote a shared governance environment. The VPSA will promote the technical college by addressing interested groups such as city, county state and federal governmental officials, K-12 districts, business, and industry.  He/she will serve on various boards and committees as approved by the President and serve as the College’s student conduct officer and adjudicate student disciplinary matters.  He/she will approve critical hire requests regarding student affairs, oversee any student disciplinary issues, and serve as the reviewing manager for performance plans and evaluations.   He/she will supervise enrollment management activities for the division of Student Affairs.  The VPSA will also assist with the compilation of semester and annual enrollment reports as needed and will be required to submit reports in a timely manner and according to established procedures.  The VPSA will provide input for marketing and recruiting efforts for the College and assist with the design and execution of special events, projects and activities as requested.  He/she will request funds and approve expenditures of funds for student support services and staff development efforts.  The VPSA will develop policies and procedures for the Student Affairs division, develop or seek approval for effective processes for incorporating or implementing new rules, policies, and procedures, and ensure that the policies and procedures are clearly communicated to employees to facilitate adherence.  He/she will develop and maintain staff in-service activities, strategically define, launch, and sustain diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives related to staff recruitment, retention, and professional development, and student support programs and services and perform all other duties assigned by the President. He/she will exercise good organizational, oral and written communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications:  Applicant MUST possess a Bachelor’s degree *AND* have seven (7) years of related work experience *OR* possess a Master’s Degree from an accredited College or University in Education Administration, Educational Leadership, Public Administration, Public Policy, Counseling, or a related field from an accredited institution *AND* Three (3) years of related work experience in student affairs at a Technical or Community College or University level in areas such as student life, enrollment management, counseling and support services and financial aid.

Preferred Qualifications: The applicant MUST have a Doctorate Degree *AND* have two (2) years full-time, paid work, experience in a community or technical college supervising teams and managing budgets in a higher education environment.  Have working knowledge of and experience with the BANNER student information system.

Physical Demands: Work is typically performed in an office environment with intermittent sitting or walking in various settings.  Must frequently lift and carry lightweight objects.  Full range of hand and finger motion may be required for data entry purposes.

Salary/Benefits: Salary is commensurate with education and work experience.  Benefits include paid state holidays, annual and sick leave, and the State of Georgia Flexible Benefits package.

 

Application Deadline: The position will remain open until filled.  For best consideration, applications should be received by March 15, 2024.  All application packets MUST be completed via the Online Job Center at https://www.easyhrweb.com/JC_Albany/JobListings/JobListings.aspx . As a part of the application process, interested candidates will be required to upload other documents including a resume, cover letter and unofficial transcripts (see job center listing for more details). This posting will be removed from the Online Job Center once the position has been filled. For more information regarding this position or application instructions, please contact the Human Resources Office at 29-430-1702.  All positions require a pre-employment criminal background investigation, education, and employer/professional reference checks. Some positions may additionally require a motor vehicle record search, credit history check, fingerprinting, and/or drug screen.  All male applicants between the ages of 18 and 26 years of age must present proof of Selective Service Registration. Copies of all transcripts should be submitted at the time of application. Official transcripts are required upon employment. Albany Technical College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).

 

Title IX Coordinator:

Kathy Skates, Vice-President of Administration

1704 South Slappey Blvd.

Albany, GA 31701

229.430.3524

 

Equal Opportunity Officer:

Lola K. Edwards, Office of Human Resources

1704 South Slappey Blvd.

Albany, GA 31701

229.430.1702

 

 

Section 504 Coordinator:

Regina Watts, Special Needs Coordinator

1704 South Slappey Blvd.

Albany, GA 31701

229.430.2854

 

Note: Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to personally contact each applicant.

 If we are interested in scheduling an interview, a representative from our college will contact you.

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