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1Divisional Director of Communications
University of North Carolina at Charlotte  
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking applications for a Divisional Director of Communications for the office of Academic Affairs VC. This is a full-time, permanent staff position. The Office of Academic Affairs is responsible for the planning, development, implementation, administration, and evaluation of the University's programs in instruction, research, and public service.



Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism, Public Relations, Communications, or related area required. Minimum 5-7 years of progressive professional communications experience in the communication or public relations fields.



Essential Job Duties: The Director of Communications supports the work of the Division of Academic Affairs and the University by guiding the strategy for all Divisional communications, website, and public relations messages and collateral with the goal of clear, consistent articulation of the University's mission and the Division's goals and programs. The individual evaluates and reports on effectiveness of communication strategies and recommends changes for improvements working in consultation with key stakeholders. The individual in this position works in coordination with communication and public relations offices and personnel at the University level and at the College and Service Unit levels to establish a comprehensive communications program that highlights key achievements aligned with University goals and initiatives. The position is a direct report to the Provost and Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, and has a dotted-line reporting relationship to the Assistant Provost.



Salary and benefits are competitive; interested individuals should apply on-line at https://jobs.uncc.edu. Search for job # 001301. You may also click here to take you to this position, Divisional Director of Communications. Applicants are subject to background checks.



The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.


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Posted on: 05/25/2018
Published by:  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Location:  Charlotte, NC

2Director of Budget and Planning
Barnard College  
Barnard College, one of the nation's leading liberal arts colleges, is seeking an individual with exceptional financial, operational, and interpersonal capabilities to join the College's Finance team as the Director of Budget and Planning ("the Director".)



About Barnard College

Barnard College has been a distinguished leader in higher education for women for over 125 years and is one of the most sought after private liberal arts colleges in the nation. Founded in 1889, the College was the first in New York City, and one of the few in the country, where women could receive the same rigorous liberal arts education available to men. Its partnership with Columbia University, a great research university; its setting in New York City; and its unwavering dedication to the advancement of women make Barnard unique among the educational opportunities open to today's young women.



The mission of Barnard College is to provide the highest quality liberal arts education to promising and high-achieving young women, offering the unparalleled advantages of an outstanding residential college in partnership with a major research university. As a liberal arts college, Barnard actively affirms both teaching and scholarship, missions that the faculty embraces fully. With a dedicated faculty of scholars distinguished in their respective fields, Barnard is a community of accessible teachers and engaged students who participate together in intellectual risk-taking and discovery.



For more information, please visit https://www.barnard.edu/.



The Opportunity

Reporting to the Vice President for Finance, the Director of Planning and Budget will be an experienced leader who communicates effectively, thinks creatively, works collaboratively, and acts with the highest degree of integrity.



The successful candidate will direct the development and execution of the annual operating and capital budgets of the College, including sources and uses of operating funds, endowment spending, expendable gifts, grants from external sponsors, and debt-financing. The Director will be responsible for the preparation of the annual operating and capital budgets, including setting planning parameters, establishing submission deadlines, and working collaboratively with vice presidents and departmental leadership on all aspects of the budget and planning process. S/he will be responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of the College's expenditure policies and procedures and serves as a signatory for the disbursement of College funds.





The Director will lead a team which includes a Budget Manager, Budget Analyst and Administrative Assistant and will develop and maintain strong collaborative working relationships with leadership and with the various units across the College.



Specific areas of responsibility include the following:

* Analyzing internal and external financial data in support of executive decision-making and the development of strategy and growth planning and major initiatives;

* Advancing financial business planning competency across the College; working with vice presidents and department heads to develop recommendations about priorities for the allocation of College resources; and providing training to faculty and staff on the College's budgeting policies and systems;

* Preparing and presenting budget resolution and related supporting documentation and multi-year forecasts and quarterly variance reports for the Board of Trustees and other key constituencies, including department administrators and members of the President's Council.

* Implementing and enhancing systems and technologies to collect information and report results to management using dashboards, metrics, and visual aids; participating in team efforts to improve overall financial systems and reporting throughout the College;

* Serving as a member of the Joint Faculty and Administrative Benefits Committee to provide budget data to assist the College in making benefit related decisions;

* Working with the Office of the Provost and the Office of Human Resources on new faculty/staff positions and salary changes.

Candidate Profile

Candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree and have a minimum of six to eight years of progressively responsible experience in strategic budget and resource management planning. The successful candidate must have a proven ability to provide innovative and consultative leadership in a dynamic environment and will have been successful in growing and mentoring a team of professionals. The successful candidate will be adept at working collaboratively and collegially across divisions with multiple constituents to meet a variety of priorities and time sensitive deadlines.

Contact

Barnard College has engaged Koya Leadership Partners to help in this search. Please submit applications, expressions of interest, and nominations to Andy Evans and Amy Sugin here.



Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.
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Posted on: 05/25/2018
Published by:  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Location:  New York, NY

3Dir, Office for Internat'l Students & Scholars
Michigan State University  
Michigan State University, recognized internationally as one of the world's major research universities and a leader in global engagement, invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of the Office for International Students and Scholars.

Reporting to the Associate Provost and Dean for International Studies and Programs, the Director will lead best practices and initiatives of the OISS for all international students, scholars and family members at MSU. The University welcomes more than 8,000 international students, scholars and family members to campus each year. Support services within the OISS include:

* Advising on and facilitating compliance with U.S. immigration regulations.

* Conducting orientations and other special programming that help international students and scholars integrate into and adjust to the academic, cultural and social life of MSU.

* Serving as a liaison with U.S. government agencies, foreign embassies, sponsors and educational foundations that support international students and scholars.

* Contributing to the internationalization of MSU by providing opportunities for growth through intercultural engagement for students, faculty, staff and the community.

Position priorities for the director include: leadership and staff development for a talented team of approximately 20, partnership development and campus advocacy, administration, contribution to the internationalization of MSU and financial management.

Application materials including a curriculum vitae and a cover letter describing your interest in the position with an emphasis on your experience and philosophical approach(es) to achieving a culture of diversity and inclusion must be submitted at careers.msu.edu posting 508054. Please send all confidential nominations and inquiries to:

Susan VanGilder, Partner

Beth McCarthy, Associate

Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, LP

MSUOISS@storbecksearch.com

Michigan State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

The University is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity, and actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
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Posted on: 05/25/2018
Published by:  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Location:  East Lansing, MI

4Dean of the School of Liberal Arts
Merrimack College  
Merrimack College invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the School of Liberal Arts. Merrimack College seeks an exceptional leader with a strong record of academic accomplishment and a forward-looking vision for the future of a Liberal Arts education to serve in this key leadership position. The new Dean will have the opportunity to join an accomplished and collaborative academic leadership team to advance the strategic direction of the College.

Background and Position: Merrimack College is a private, selective, comprehensive college located 30 miles north of Boston in the historic and scenic Merrimack Valley. Founded in 1947 by the Archbishop of Boston and the Order of St. Augustine, the College offers more than 100 undergraduate programs in liberal arts, science and engineering, business, and education and social policy. Merrimack also offers graduate programs in clinical mental health counseling, spirituality, spiritual direction education, business, engineering, management, accounting, public affairs, and criminology. The College has over 3,500 undergraduate and 600 graduate students from 32 states and 31 countries that form an engaged community of thinkers, learners, and achievers integrated in an academic culture of excellence, diversity, and stature. The implementation of the College's ten-year strategic plan, the Agenda for Distinction, has led to renewed energy and sense of community, combined with growth of faculty and the student body. The strategic plan is supported by the college's current $50 million campaign, Together for Good. This is an essential time for Merrimack College, and the next Dean will play a role in sustaining the College's positive momentum. For additional information on Merrimack College, please explore www.merrimack.edu.

The School of Liberal Arts at Merrimack College embodies the Catholic and Augustinian identity of the College and provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to adapt to a constantly changing world and excel in a variety of career paths. The School offers 23 undergraduate programs in the departments of Communication and Media, Economics, English, Environmental Studies and Sustainability, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religious and Theological Studies, Social Justice, Sociology, Visual and Performing Arts, Women's and Gender Studies, and World Languages & Cultural Studies. The School also offers a Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Arts in Spirituality and Spiritual Directions, and a Master of Public Affairs through the College's Office of Graduate Studies. The School of Liberal Arts is home to 700 undergraduate majors, 72 full-time faculty members, the Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations, the Interdisciplinary Institute, and the Rogers Center for the Arts.

The Dean serves as the chief academic and administrative officer of the School of Liberal Arts. Reporting to the Provost and serving on the Council of Deans, the incumbent is expected to exercise broad responsibilities for both the internal and external dimensions of the position. The ideal candidate will be a visionary and energetic leader; an advocate for faculty, staff, and students; and have a track record of attracting and supporting talented and diverse faculty, staff, and students. The next Dean should have a good grasp of national debates on the value of Liberal Arts education and an ability to advocate for the Liberal Arts on campus and nationally. The Dean is expected to foster opportunities for scholarly and creative activities, as well as, community and alumni engagement, promote interdisciplinary and multicultural programs, and to build key partnerships and collaboration both within the School of Liberal Arts, across campus, and in the broader community. The School of Liberal Arts at Merrimack College is also in the process of a general education revision, and the next dean will play a key role in that process to ensure a solid grounding in the Liberal Arts for all students at the College.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates must hold an earned doctorate or other appropriate terminal degree and have a distinguished record of scholarship, teaching, and/or creative accomplishments to qualify for appointment at the rank of Professor with tenure in a discipline within the School of Liberal Arts. Successful experience as a college/university administrator in a leadership role at the department chair level or above is required. Evidence of collaborative decision-making, consensus building, and teamwork are required for the School's next leader. Candidates should also have a track record of excellent management, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills and an ability to oversee the School's fiscal, physical, and human resources, including faculty, staff, and students. The next Dean should also have an understanding of a dean's role in external fundraising and demonstrated success in working with varied constituencies and stakeholders. Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to experiential education, community engagement, and evidence of promoting a diverse and inclusive environment for students, faculty, and staff in alignment with Merrimack's goals and priorities.

Information for Applicants

Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Nominations, inquiries, and applications, including letter of interest and curriculum vitae, should be forwarded, in confidence, to:

Steve Leo, Partner

Brian Bustin, Associate

Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, LP

MerrimackDeanLA@storbecksearch.com

(484) 263-5534

For more information on Merrimack College and its programs, please consult its website: www.merrimack.edu

Merrimack College is an AA/EEO/ADA employer










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Posted on: 05/25/2018
Published by:  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Location:  North Andover, MA

5Executive Director
University of California  
The UCPath Initiative is a groundbreaking program to implement a single payroll, benefits, HR and academic personnel solution for all University of California employees, centralize certain Human Resources/APO and payroll transaction process within the UCPath Shared Service Center, and standardize/streamline payroll, Human Resources and benefits processes across the University of California System.

The UCPath Center successfully opened in late 2015 in conjunction with the initial deployment of the HCM suite of applications for UC's Office of the President. Since that time, the UCPath Center has expanded its capabilities to support additional deployments, including the late 2017 implementations at UC Riverside, UC Merced, and the Associated Students of UCLA. The remaining locations, including eight campuses and five medical centers, will be implemented in three waves over the next 24 months.

The UCPath Center employs 280 full-time staff and is fully operational. Staffing levels are anticipated to increase to 440 to support upcoming implementations. Upon its completion, the UCPath Center will provide services to over 220,000 employees.

The Executive Director, UCPath will oversee all areas of the UCPath Center: customer service, processing, operations and support teams. As the leader of the UCPath Center, the Executive Director has ultimate accountability for the service center's operations, performance and service delivery. He/she is responsible for key management processes including, but not limited to: planning, budgeting, resource management, and talent management.

The ideal candidate will have 8-10 years' experience building and managing complex, multi-site call/customer service centers including relevant experience delivering service center based solutions in the HR, payroll and/or benefits space in a senior management capacity. He/she will have experience assessing systems, developing improvement plans and implementing necessary changes to current practices and processes necessary to scale the operation to manage increased volume.

The Executive Director, UCPath Center position reports into the UC Office of the President - Associate Vice President of Operational Services. The position is located at the UCPath Center in Riverside, California.

Initial screening of applicants will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. UCPath will be assisted in this effort by Joe Haberman and Courtney Disston of Heidrick & Struggles. Applications should be directed to: UCPathED@heidrick.com

For more information on UCPath, please see http://ucpathproject.ucop.edu.
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Posted on: 05/25/2018
Published by:  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Location:  Riverside, CA

6CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
Purdue University Northwest  
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) invites nominations and applications for an exceptional academic leader to serve as Chair of the Department of Behavioral Sciences. The chair will provide strategic leadership to a diverse department and will work with faculty, staff, and students to build upon the department's strengths in teaching, research, and service.

The Department of Behavioral Sciences is a multidisciplinary department serving nearly 400 undergraduate majors and over 25 graduate students. Undergraduate offerings include Bachelor of Arts degrees in Behavioral Sciences, Human Development and Family Services, Social Work, and Sociology. The department currently offers a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a concentration in Criminal Justice and seeks a department chair who can help develop a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. At the graduate level, the department offers an accredited Master's of Science in Child Development and Family Studies with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy. The department has 21 full-time tenured, tenure-track, and clinical faculty.

For a complete position profile and list of qualifications, please visit https://www.storbeckpimentel.com/pd/PNW/DBS.pdf

The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. However, in order to ensure the fullest consideration, applicants are encouraged to have complete applications submitted by July 31, 2018. Requested application materials include a letter of interest; resume or curriculum vitae; and the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least five professional references. All applications, nominations, and inquiries will remain confidential. References will not be called until after the first screening of applications and then only after the applicant has given explicit permission. All application materials must be submitted electronically in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Please direct all applications, nominations, and inquiries for the position to the search firm assisting the university at the contact information below:

Ryan Crawford, Partner | Kriston Burroughs, Associate

7500 Rialto Blvd

Building 1, Suite 250

Austin, TX 78735

(737) 203-8857

r.crawford@storbeckpimentel.com | k.burroughs@storbeckpimentel.com










Refer to code "PNW-CBS" in subject line

EEO Purdue University Northwest prohibits discrimination against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or status as a veteran. The University will conduct its programs, services and activities consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and orders and in conformance with the procedures and limitations as set forth in Purdue's Equal Opportunity, Equal Access and Affirmative Action policy which provides specific contractual rights and remedies. Additionally, the University promotes the full realization of equal employment opportunity for women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans through its affirmative action program. For more information, please see: www.purdue.edu/ethics/policies/FosteringRespect_accessible.pdf
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Posted on: 05/25/2018
Published by:  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Location:  Hammond, IN

7Chief Executive Officer
Child360  
Chief Executive Officer

Child360

Los Angeles, CA

Child360 Board of Directors seeks an accomplished leader and champion of Early Care and Education (ECE) to serve as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO is responsible for the strategic, financial, and operational leadership of the organization. Working in collaboration with a dedicated staff and external partners, the successful candidate will build upon a legacy of leadership at the organization to help realize its vision for every child to have the educational opportunities to succeed in school and life.

Widely recognized as a national leader in the ECE community, Child360 is a non-profit organization that supports quality early learning from every angle. Alongside and in collaboration with trusted community partners, Child360 improves the quality of early learning and elevates the early learning industry through program support, professional development and coaching, advocacy, research, and community engagement. From every angle, Child360 is equipping the next generation, empowering them to discover their potential, and advancing the future workforce. By supporting the development of the whole child, beginning at birth, Child360 has built a strong reputation for its program excellence, its workforce development programs, its work in Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS) and its active role as a policy advocate at the local, state, and federal levels.

This is an exciting and important opportunity to build upon Child360's proven track record and steward the organization's continuing evolution into an outstanding and influential professional service and advocacy organization. Child360 is making great strides in elevating the profile of early education in Los Angeles County, and with effective leadership will be poised to impact the state, and nation. The CEO will partner with public and private stakeholders to help develop an entrepreneurial, innovative and collaborative model focused on providing high-quality early education environments that demonstrate continuous quality improvement, supporting community implementation of development programs, and sustaining an outstanding early education workforce. This effort will be underpinned by an inspiring and inclusive leadership style and a sustainable business model with diverse funding streams. To meet these strategic goals of Child360, the CEO will address several opportunities and challenges:

* Develop a vision and strategy to advance Child360's identity and mission

* Develop a sustainable business model through cultivation of external partnerships and diversification of funding streams

* Expand the reach of Child360 and increase community impact

* Provide executive leadership to support and enhance internal operations

Child360 has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in this search. Screening of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more details, including the full position profile and to submit inquiries, nominations, referrals, and applications, please see the Isaacson, Miller website for the search: www.imsearch.com/6623. Electronic submission of materials is required.

Deborah Hodson, Sheila Burgess, Ludi Chow, and Samantha Curran

Isaacson, Miller

1000 Sansome Street, Suite 300

San Francisco, CA 94111

Phone: 415.655.4900

Fax: 415.655.4905

Child360 is committed to a process of diversity and inclusion. We welcome all qualified candidates for consideration. Child360 is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


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Posted on: 05/25/2018
Published by:  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Location:  Los Angeles, CA

8LEADERSHIP GIFTS OFFICER
Bentley University  
LEADERSHIP GIFTS OFFICER

Bentley University

Waltham, MA

https://www.bentley.edu

Now in its 101st year, Bentley University is known as one of the country's leading business schools, combining business studies with liberal arts education. Located on a classic New England campus just nine miles outside Boston, Bentley aims to cultivate a generation of business leaders prepared for rapid change and innovation, globalization, and shifting demographics. More than 4,168 full time and 140 part time undergraduate students and 1,401 graduate and professional students from nearly 100 countries attend the school. Bentley's graduate offerings include MBA, MS, combined MS/MBA, and PhD programs. In 2016, the university launched a campaign that focuses on improving residential, academic and athletic facilities across the campus.

The Leadership Gifts Officer (LGO) will develop and implement strategic plans aimed at maximizing individual gifts for Bentley University's current comprehensive campaign. S/He will identify, cultivate, solicit and steward leadership gift prospects within a targeted region and focus on donors with a capacity to make gifts of at least $50,000 - $1 million+. In addition, the LGO will establish effective relationships with leadership gift prospects and donors and collaborate with all offices within the Division of University Advancement to meet Bentley's fundraising objectives. At least three to seven years of frontline leadership/major gift fundraising experience, preferably in an institution of higher education, is required.

TO APPLY OR NOMINATE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES:

Please contact Wendy Lazar, Senior Consultant, LOIS L. LINDAUER SEARCHES at http://bit.ly/BENTLEYLGO


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Posted on: 05/24/2018
Published by:  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Location:  Waltham, MA

9Medical Director - Student Health Services
University of Vermont  
University of Vermont

Medical Director - Student Health Services

Center for Health and Wellbeing



The Medical Director of Student Health Services reports directly to the Executive Director of the Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHWB) and is part of the Center's Leadership team. The Center provides medical, counseling, and educational outreach to students at the University and is committed to creating an environment that effectively and proactively identifies and addresses important issues in the life of the University community. CHWB is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).



The Medical Director has primary responsibility for the quality of care in Student Health Services and will oversee the quality improvement and peer review processes and ongoing formal and informal educational opportunities for the clinical staff of physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. It is essential that the Medical Director have a deep understanding and commitment to diversity and inclusion. Countless factors contribute to the health of UVM students including family, ethnicity, income, race, gender, social status, education, nationality, sexual orientation, the environment and more. This position works collaboratively with representatives of Counseling/Psychiatry, Athletic Medicine, Education and Outreach Services, and CHWB Administration. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to providing services that are of high quality, based on current best practice, proactive, and make the most efficient use of the University's resources. The team environment at CHWB requires a high level of communication skills and the ability to engage constructively in interdependent decision-making.



Minimum Qualifications

MD/DO degree from an accredited program; Vermont State Medical License or eligibility; completion of an accredited residency in Family Medicine, Pediatrics, or Internal Medicine; Board Certification in a primary care specialty; five years of primary care experience; and prior experience in clinical supervision. CPR and DEA certifications are also required. Knowledge of the primary developmental issues of adolescents and young adults, and experience working with a college age population are required. Experience with electronic health record systems. Demonstrated multicultural competence as well as comfort and skill in working with diverse populations. Effective written, verbal, and technological communication skills.



Desired Qualifications

A demonstrated record of success in managing conflict; the ability to develop and maintain productive community and campus partnerships; and the proven ability to collaborate both effectively and with enthusiasm. Experience with Quality Improvement and/or peer review committees is desirable. A strong track record of success that reflects commitment to and a value on diversity and inclusion. For more information regarding the University of Vermont's diversity initiatives, please visit the President's web site at: http://www.uvm.edu/president



Apply online: uvmjobs.com (Posting No. S1571PO)



The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We are interested in candidates who are committed to creating equity within and access to optimum healthcare.
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Posted on: 05/24/2018
Published by:  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Location:  Burlington, VT

10DEAN, COLLEGE OF GRADUATE STUDIES AND RESEARCH
Radford University  
Radford University seeks an accomplished and visionary academic leader with a strong record as both a teacher and a scholar for the position of Dean of the College of Graduate Studies and Research. Radford has set a strategic priority for growing and enhancing the University's graduate programs and research opportunities to complement its undergraduate curricula.

Located in Radford, Virginia, Radford University is a comprehensive public university of more than 9,400 students and has received national recognition for many of its undergraduate and graduate academic programs, as well as its sustainability initiatives. Radford University serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation through a wide range of academic, cultural, human service, and research programs. Well known for its strong faculty/student bonds, innovative use of technology in the learning environment, and vibrant student life on a beautiful 204-acre American classical campus, Radford University offers students many opportunities for engaged learning in and out of the classroom. The University offers 67 degree programs in 38 disciplines and four certificates at the undergraduate level; 22 master's programs in 17 disciplines and three doctoral programs at the graduate level; 11 post-baccalaureate certificates and one post-master's certificate.

The Dean reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and is a valued member of the Academic Affairs Leadership Team. The Dean supports graduate faculty and directly oversees the Graduate Studies Office staff, the Office of Sponsored Programs and Grants Management (which includes the Research Compliance Office), and graduate programs. A Graduate Affairs Council, made up of representatives from the graduate programs and a student representative chosen by the Graduate Student Council, advises the Dean on the administration of graduate studies and makes recommendations to the Provost concerning graduate courses, curricula, academic standards and policies.

The next Dean will be a creative innovator who will effectively engage constituents and lead the development of a shared vision for graduate studies and research at Radford University. The next dean will be a leader who has the ability to attract and retain research scientists to the University; increase the volume of grants, awards, and overall research productivity; explore new models in providing assistantships to graduate students; and identify new revenue streams for the University. She or he will have a track record of collaborative leadership and the ability to develop and maintain relationships within the College, across the University, and in the broader community to promote the growth of graduate education and research at Radford. She or he will be a person of global perspective who is committed to diversity and inclusion in its many forms; a strategic decision-maker who builds consensus, prioritizes well, and communicates decisions with alacrity and care; and a visionary of proven academic leadership, capable of managing a complex enterprise, who will inspire and motivate others. The next Dean will have an understanding of the constantly changing landscape in graduate education, an understanding of enrollment management, and experience with success strategies focused on graduate students. The ideal candidate will understand the unique aspects of each of the graduate programs and will respect those distinct qualities. She or he will possess knowledge of the external funding environment to best support faculty members in writing and securing grants, scholarship development, and research compliance. The successful candidate will possess the appropriate terminal degree in her or his field, a distinguished record of teaching and scholarly/creative productivity, and exemplary experience in academic administration reflective of the University's own high standards.

For more information on this position, please visit https://assets.storbeckpimentel.com/files/resources/radforddeangraduatestudies-pd.pdf

All nominations and applications shall be confidential. Requests for information and all written nominations and applications should be directed to:

Ms. Julie E. Tea, Partner

Dr. R. Thomas Fitch, Partner

Mr. Brian Bustin, Associate

Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, LP

RadfordDean18@storbecksearch.com

484-263-5534

Applications will be received until the position is filled, but in order to ensure full consideration by the search committee, applicants are encouraged to have all required materials on file by August 31, 2018.

Radford University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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Posted on: 05/24/2018
Published by:  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Location:  Radford, VA

11Instructor Organic Chemistry
Arizona State University  
Instructor - Organic Chemistry (AY Job #12404)

Arizona State University

School of Molecular Sciences



The School of Molecular Sciences (SMS) is accepting applications for a full-time organic chemistry instructor with an anticipated start date August 2018. This is an academic year, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible position. The successful candidate will develop curriculum for and teach organic chemistry laboratory courses. The candidate may also assist in coordinating teaching assistant assignments and training teaching assistants for the organic chemistry program.



Minimum Qualifications:

* Master's degree in chemistry or a related field

* One year teaching experience or teaching assistant experience at the university level

* Effective teaching ability as evidenced by peer and/or student reviews

* Strong organization and communication skills



Desired Qualifications:

* PhD in chemistry or related field

* Prior teaching experience in organic chemistry laboratory courses

* Experience with curriculum development

* Experience working with diverse student populations

* Multimedia presentation skills and aptitude for emerging technologies in content delivery



To apply, please compile all materials listed below into a single pdf document, and email to Jennifer.boyd3@asu.edu. Insert "Instructor Organic Chemistry" into the subject line.

* Cover letter (explain professional experience, interest in, and fit with the position)

* Curriculum Vitae

* 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy

* Three professional references (names and email addresses)

* Copies of evaluations and/or course materials representative of your previous teaching experience



Initial deadline for accepting applications is July 8th 2018. If not filled, reviews will continue every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.



Arizona State University is a research-intensive university with outstanding research facilities and infrastructure support. Recently ranked #1 as the nation's most innovative school, the university's location within the large and fast-growing Phoenix region provides a rich context for applied research and community engagement around issues of molecular sciences. We invite you to learn more about the School of Molecular Sciences and Arizona State University by visiting https://sms.asu.edu and https://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu/.



ASU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Further information on ASU's policies can be found at https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and its complete non-discrimination statement at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.
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Posted on: 05/24/2018
Published by:  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Location:  Tempe, AZ

12Area Coordinator
Rhode Island College  
Area Coordinator

Rhode Island College

Residential Life & Housing invites applications for the above full-time position. The individual will direct and administer a comprehensive student personnel and management program in a residential area comprising of two to three residence halls. Provide day-to-day leadership, supervision and service in the assigned area. Serve in leadership role in one of three departmental functions (Staff Selection, Training & Development; Community, & Program Development or First Year Residential Experience). Provide crisis intervention support to on-call staff.

Founded in 1854, Rhode Island College is a distinctive regional college personalizing education for undergraduate and graduate students. The college serves approximately 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students through its five schools: the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development, the School of Business, the School of Nursing and the School of Social Work.

The 180-acre campus is located in beautiful, historic Providence, Rhode Island's capital, with excellent proximity to the academic and cultural resources of Boston and New York City.

Required qualifications include: Master's degree in Counseling/Student Personnel and previous paid residence hall employment experience.

Application deadline: June 7, 2018.

For a full job description, which include additional responsibilities and requirements for the position and application procedures, see https://employment.ric.edu/. Candidates must apply on-line, using Rhode Island College's PeopleAdmin Applicant Tracking system. Candidates will be required to submit a writing/publication sample during the application process.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution that values and is committed to inclusion and expanding the diversity of its faculty and staff, the College invites members of protected classes, including minorities and persons with disabilities, to identify themselves as such at the time of application.

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Posted on: 05/23/2018
Published by:  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Location:  Rhode Island College , RI

13Dean Positions Riverland Community College
Riverland Community College  
Dean Positions Riverland Community College



ABOUT RIVERLAND:

Riverland Community College invites qualified candidates to apply for full time leadership positions open due to retirements and promotions. Riverland provides a rewarding career that cultivates student growth through service, innovation and respect. You will thrive in a supportive and innovative culture that values individual and team contributions, open communication and a commitment to employee satisfaction and engagement. All employees are responsible for promoting a culture that supports diversity and inclusion.



Riverland takes pride in offering student-centered education with small class sizes, personal instruction and hands-on learning. Our college serves approximately 9,000 students annually through credit and non-credit courses and leads the state of Minnesota in the total number of Quality MattersTM certified online courses.



With campuses in Albert Lea, Austin and Owatonna, our college offers associate degrees in more than 50 career programs, and liberal arts and sciences. Our southern Minnesota region offers excellent public and parochial education systems, exciting and diverse recreational activities for all seasons and upscale communities to further enhance your qualify of life.



Dean for Institutional Advancement

Dean of Student Affairs

Dean of Academic Affairs - Math, Science, Technology, Trade & Industry

Dean of Academic Affairs - Liberal Arts, Public Service, and Business



To view the complete vacancy announcements and to apply, please visit: www.riverland.edu/jobs/index.cfm



Riverland Community College, a member of the Minnesota State,

is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer
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Posted on: 05/23/2018
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Location:  Austin, MN

14Dean of Palm Desert Campus (Administrator III)
California State University, San Bernardino  
California State University, San Bernardino

Dean of Palm Desert Campus (Administrator III) / Palm Desert Campus



Salary Depends on Qualifications

Location Palm Desert, CA

Job Type Full-Time

Division Academic Affairs

Job Number 2018-00363



About California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB)

CSUSB is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually.



CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire, and it has the second highest African American and Hispanic enrollments of all public universities in California. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.



The Palm Desert Campus (PDC) is an integral part of CSUSB and is situated 70 miles east of San Bernardino in the heart of the Coachella Valley. The PDC has an enrollment of approximately 1,400 and offers more than 40 degree and credential programs at the bachelor's and master's degree levels and an Ed.D. in educational leadership. One of the region's most beautiful venues, the PDC is a cultural center for the region and serves as the intellectual hub for the Coachella Valley. A master plan to transform the PDC from a suburban commuter campus to a residential campus that will serve an estimated enrollment of 8,000 full-time equivalent students was recently approved by California State University. For more information on CSUSB and its Palm Desert Campus, please visit the CSUSB website.



Employment Status: Full-time, exempt position, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).



Work Schedule: Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., occasional evenings and weekends as needed.



First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin September 17, 2018.



Required Application Materials:



* The successful applicant will be expected to live in the Coachella Valley; the start date is February 1, 2019.

* All applicants must submit: (1) a cover letter, resume (or curricula vitae), (2) three professional references who can provide assessments of your professional experience, accomplishments and prospects for success in this position, and (3) a diversity statement. The diversity statement may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion and gender equity and must include specific examples of how your educational/professional experiences, background/philosophy has prepared you for the role you are applying for at California State University, San Bernardino.



Typical Activities



Position Overview

Serving as the Chief Operating Officer of the PDC, this position reports to the provost and vice president for academic affairs. The position administers an annual operating budget of $1.8 million. Funding for academic programs and overhead are managed by CSUSB. The successful candidate will work in concert with vice presidents and deans on specific operations related to the campus, including curriculum and instruction, fundraising and development, community relations, relations with local municipalities, student services, communication, facilities and planning, fiscal management and information technology.



Duties and Responsibilities



* Manage all college resources (fiscal, facilities and personnel)

* Support and promote high quality educational programs

* Sustain an environment of academic excellence and collegiality

* Increase community-university engagement activities, high-impact practice opportunities and service learning for students

* Advance the California State University's (CSU's) Graduation Initiative 2025, CSUSB Strategic Plan, and Academic Affairs and PDC goals and priorities

* Engage in collaborative efforts with faculty, committees, department chairs and program coordinators, the academic affairs leadership team, university leadership, Student Affairs and community partners

* Prepare and/or contribute to a variety of reports related to the campus; and provide recommendations to the Provost

* Build and maintain close relations with alumni and the community

* Secure partnerships and funding to facilitate growth and innovation

* Collaborate with University Advancement on marketing strategies and announcements to promote the PDC

* Support the smooth transition from a quarter to semester academic calendar



Minimum Qualifications



Required Qualifications and Experience



* An earned terminal degree and at least five years administrative experience at the level of department chair or higher

* A record of accomplishment in teaching, research/scholarly/creative activity, and service sufficient to warrant a tenured appointment at the rank of professor

* Successful experience in academic program development, strategic planning, and personnel and budgetary management

* A successful record of community engagement and fundraising

* A successful record of grant writing and grant management

* Demonstrated ability to interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse community

* Stellar oral and written communication skills



Supplemental Information



A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html

This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)

Apply online at:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/csusb/jobs/2076728/dean-of-palm-desert-campus-administrator-iii-palm-desert-campus
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Posted on: 05/23/2018
Published by:  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Location:  Palm Desert, CA

15Violence Prevention Coordinator
Williams College  
Violence Prevention Coordinator

Dean of the College



Williams is pleased to announce the opening of a Violence Prevention Coordinator. Reporting to the Director of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, the Violence Prevention Coordinator, an entry-level, two-year, term appointment, is closely involved with the development, implementation, and evaluation of Williams' intimate violence prevention plans for students. Focusing on running and expanding student workshop programming and creating student-facing communications and outreach, the coordinator will work with existing student groups to plan and execute future programs.



Williams College has profoundly transformed its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, and nationality, among other areas. Further, Williams' comprehensive prevention plan is grounded in providing culturally compelling, intersectional prevention education to all students. Our expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse. We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups or who have experience working with a broadly diverse student population to apply.



Responsibilities

* Implement the College's sexual violence prevention education plan through delivery of workshops on a range of topics (bystander intervention, consent topics, respecting boundaries, healthy relationships) to student groups;

* Establish ongoing relationships with student organizations to coordinate programming with those groups. Advise student groups engaged in peer education on intimate violence on how to structure and deliver education programming;

* Develop print and digital education materials for students, utilize social media (existing and emerging technologies) for communication and outreach purposes;

* In collaboration with the Director of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, develop and supervise a peer educator program for student prevention educators;

* Develop and maintain relationships with local and national violence prevention resources, on campuses and in communities, to stay apprised of best practices in intimate violence prevention for college students;

* Provide confidential resource referral and advocacy support to students;

* Some evening and weekends required.



Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree with 1 - 2 years' experience with peer education or peer leadership, health promotion activities, workshop facilitation, or curriculum/training development, or the equivalent combination of education and experience

* Experience working with and providing culturally compelling training to diverse student populations, preferably 18-24 year-olds.

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills

* Excellent organizational, time management, and analytical skills



Preferred:

* Knowledge of public health principles related to intimate violence prevention and sexual health education

* Knowledge of trauma-informed practices for educational programs and working with trauma survivors

* Knowledge of current legal issues and regulations relevant to violence prevention and response work in higher education (Title IX, Clery Act, FERPA)

* Knowledge of Student Development and Behavioral Change theories



For optimal consideration, please submit resume materials by June 23, 2018. Your cover letter should highlight your experience with and commitment to supporting diverse, inclusive, and equitable communities.



To apply for this position, please visit http://staff-careers.williams.edu. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Office of Human Resources via phone at (413) 597-4247 or email at hr@williams.edu.



Employment at Williams is contingent on a verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check.



Williams College is a coeducational, liberal arts institution located in western Massachusetts, roughly three hours from both Boston and New York City. Williams' reputation as one of the top colleges in the nation is built on the outstanding teaching and scholarship of its faculty, on the academic excellence of its students, and the enormous talent of its administrative and support staff who actively advance its institutional mission.



Beyond fully meeting its legal obligations for non-discrimination, the college is committed to building and supporting a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.
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Posted on: 05/23/2018
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Location:  Williamstown, MA

16DEAN OF THE COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES
South Dakota State University  
South Dakota State University is conducting a global search for the Founding Dean of the College of Natural Sciences. The Search Committee invites letters of nomination, applications (letter of interest, full resume/CV, and contact information of at least five references), or expressions of interest to be submitted to the search firm assisting the University. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. It is preferred, however, that all nominations and applications be submitted prior to September 10, 2018. For a complete position description, please visit the Current Opportunities page at https://www.parkersearch.com/sdsunaturalsciencesdean.

Porsha L. Williams, Vice President

Erin Raines, Principal

pwilliams@parkersearch.com || eraines@parkersearch.com

Phone: 770-804-1996 ext: 117 Fax: 770-804-1917

South Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. SDSU's policies, programs and activities comply with federal and state laws and South Dakota Board of Regents regulations prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identify and/or expression of sexual orientation.
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Posted on: 05/23/2018
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Location:  Brookings, SD

17Virginia Tech Associate Director of Residence Life
Virginia Tech  
Virginia Tech Associate Director of Residence Life

"Creating environments where students come to live, live to learn, and leave to change the world"

Amazing career opportunities await you at Virginia Tech Housing & Residence Life (HRL)! Statistics prove what our staff and students have already known, Virginia Tech is an extraordinary place to live, to learn and to work! HRL and its university partners are committed to students actively and positively engaging in their learning environments. Consistently, ranked in the top college campuses with the happiest students (In 2015, we were 2nd), we know that Virginia Tech is an exceptional place to learn and live! For more information about our stellar rankings go to https://vt.edu/about/rankings.html

Where else could you find the so many opportunities to further your career in Residence Life? Our Associate Director of Residence Life will report to Director of Housing and Residence Life while leading our professional and student staff in developing meaningful learning experiences including supportive and multicultural environments through community development, educational programming, advising, safety and security programming and facilities management in assigned communities. In addition, the Associate Director will champion the Student Affairs Aspirations for Student Learning through the residential curriculum model in all interactions, decisions, and innovations. Virginia Tech boasts 11 brilliant living-learning communities including the Corps of Cadets.

We offer a rich and diverse job experience. Our residence hall communities are some of the richest learning labs on campus. Every team member is a critical partner in the implementation of the residential curriculum model. To learn more about our thriving LLCs check out https://llc.vt.edu/

How do we differentiate VT from other schools? A primary charge for Residence Life Staff is the execution of learning outcomes centered on Student Affairs' Aspirations for Student Learning. As such, all employees must be dedicated to creating a community that commits to unwavering curiosity, pursues self‐understanding and integrity, practices civility, prepares others for a life of courageous leadership, and embraces the University's motto "Ut Prosim" as a way of life. "If the principal purpose of your education and work experience is to make a better life for yourself and a better world for others," you will shine at VT. Find out more about our Aspirations at https://www.dsa.vt.edu/aspirations/utprosim.php

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, gender, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or political affiliation. Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equity and Access.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in college student affairs or related field; or, training and relevant experience equating to an advanced degree. Progressively responsible professional experience related to the area of housing and residence life. Previous training and supervision of full-time employees. Prior experience leading living-learning communities and designing meaningful learning experiences in a residential environment. Prior experience with case management and student conduct processes. Excellent communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student body and foster sensitivity to diversity issues in the university community. Demonstrated successful collaboration with numerous and diverse constituents.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior work experience in a large-school setting; significant years of experience in residence life; significant administrative experience that includes budgets, project management, planning, policy development and assessment.

To Apply Online:

For a full description of the position and requirements, and to apply, please go to http://www.jobs.vt.edu posting # AP0180164. Attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references to the online faculty application. Review of applications will begin on and continue until the position is filled. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations should notify the search Human Resources, 540/231-9331 or Kendall Pete, Assistant Director of Residence Life, kkpete@vt.edu by the review date. Quick link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/86753
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Posted on: 05/23/2018
Published by:  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Location:  Blacksburg, VA

18Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life-R
Virginia Tech  
Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life-Recruitment & Training

Virginia Tech

"Creating environments where students come to live, live to learn, and leave to change the world"

Amazing career opportunities await you at Virginia Tech Housing & Residence Life (HRL)! Statistics prove what our staff and students have already known, Virginia Tech is an extraordinary place to live, to learn and to work! HRL and its university partners are committed to students actively and positively engaging in their learning environments. Consistently, ranked in the top college campuses with the happiest students (In 2015, we were 2nd), we know that Virginia Tech is an exceptional place to learn and live! For more information about our many stellar rankings go to https://vt.edu/about/rankings.html

Where else could you find the so many opportunities to further your career in HRL? Our Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life will have dual responsibilities of recruitment and training in Residence Life while managing our housing occupancy and room assignments using StarRez. The successful candidate will evaluate and establish programs and activities to deliver a high-level customer service experience for residents including supporting the allocation and billing processing for 9,400+ on-campus residents and 18,500+ on- and off-campus dining plans. Virginia Tech boasts 11 top notch living-learning communities including the Corps of Cadets. We believe that residence hall communities are some of the richest learning labs on campus. To learn more about our LLCs check out https://llc.vt.edu/ Find out more about our Aspirations at https://www.dsa.vt.edu/aspirations/utprosim.php

As a primary role function, the Assistant Director will provide leadership and administration in the recruitment, on-boarding, and training of various levels of HRL staffing either directly or through partnerships with colleagues and other departmental resources. These functions will include the selection of undergraduate student staff (resident advisors), graduate students, and professional staff as well as research and creation of appropriate regulatory trainings as well as university and departmental on-boarding experiences. The creation of relationships and extensive communications between the various areas is a critical aspect of the position.

This role serves along with others in the housing administration team to implement changes/operate the StarRez housing, dining, conference, and student employment management system and assists with transition periods, review of processes and procedures, assists in developing communications, and serves on the departmental leadership team.

This position serves in the emergency response duty rotation schedule for the on-campus population and assists with protocol training for those serving in emergency response duty. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Master's degree and/or equivalent experience in student affairs/higher education, computer science, public administration, finance, business management, or related field. Previous experience in a college setting housing program administration, residential property management, or related experience; computer operations including Windows, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access), database systems, reporting, and financial information systems (StarRez, Banner). High organizational skills with attention to detail. Ability to deal effectively with a diverse population; multi-task duties with frequent interruptions; and to remain calm under highly stressful conditions. Ability to maintain confidentiality of student and staff records. Excellent communication skills and values collaboration.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience with StarRez (housing/dining management software)

* Experience with report development and generation using SQL/database query language.

* Experience in staff selection processes; strategic planning; training program development.

* Values faculty partnerships and engagement in the student learning process.

* Collaborative, collegial leadership style.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

To Apply:

For a full description of the position and requirements, and to apply, please go to http://www.jobs.vt.edu posting # AP0180157. Attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references to the online faculty application. Review of applications will begin on and continue until the position is filled. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations should notify the search Human Resources, 540/231-9331 or Kendall Pete, Assistant Director of Residence Life, kkpete@vt.edu by the review date.


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Posted on: 05/23/2018
Published by:  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Location:  Blacksburg, VA

19Assistant Director for Residence Life
Virginia Tech  
Virginia Tech Assistant Director for Residence Life

"Creating environments where students come to live, live to learn, and leave to change the world"

Amazing career opportunities await you at Virginia Tech Housing & Residence Life (HRL)! Statistics prove what our staff and students already know, Virginia Tech is an extraordinary place to live, to learn and to work! HRL and its university partners are committed to help students actively and positively engage in their learning environments. Consistently, ranked among the top college campuses with the happiest students (In 2015, we were 2nd), we know that Virginia Tech is an exceptional place to learn and live! For more information about our many stellar rankings go to https://vt.edu/about/rankings.html

Where else could you find the so many opportunities to further your career in Residence Life? Our Assistant Director of Residence Life will champion the Student Affairs Aspirations for Student Learning through the residential curriculum model in all interactions, decisions, and innovations. Virginia Tech boasts 11 fantastic living-learning communities including the Corps of Cadets. Reporting to an Associate Director for Residence life, our Assistant Director will provide mentorship, training and ongoing supervision to 5 full-time professional Residential Learning Coordinators, one full time Area Office Manager, 4 Assistant Residential Learning Coordinators (Graduate Assistants), and 70 or more residence hall student staff members, emphasizing the tenets of a learning organization model. We believe that residence hall communities are some of the richest learning labs on campus. To learn more about our living-learning communities, LLCs, check out https://llc.vt.edu/

The primary charge for Residence Life Staff is the execution of learning outcomes centered on Student Affairs' Aspirations for Student Learning. As such, all employees must be dedicated to creating a community that commits to unwavering curiosity, pursues self‐understanding and integrity, practices civility, prepares others for a life of courageous leadership, and embraces the University's motto "Ut Prosim" as a way of life. "If the principal purpose of your education and work experience is to make a better life for yourself and a better world for others," you will shine at VT. Find out more about our Aspirations at https://www.dsa.vt.edu/aspirations/utprosim.php

Required Qualifications:

Master's Degree in student affairs/higher education or related field, ability to work with a diverse student body, foster sensitivity to diversity issues in the university community, and be able to display an understanding of developmental needs of undergraduate and graduate students. Demonstrated experience related to college student development; demonstrated ability in staff supervision and administrative work; experience selection, training, or organization advising. Excellent communication skills and values collaboration.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior work experience in a live-in housing role. Collaborative, collegial leadership style. Experience or knowledge of a residential curriculum. Experience in the areas of student organization advising; staff selection processes; budget development and management; strategic planning; training program development. Values faculty partnerships and engagement in the student learning process.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, gender, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or political affiliation. Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equity and Access.

To Apply:

For a full description of the position and requirements, and to apply, please go to www.jobs.vt.edu posting # AP0180160. Attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references to the online faculty application. Review of applications will begin on June 15th, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations should notify the search chair, Kendall Pete, Assistant Director of Residence Life, kkpete@vt.edu by the review date of June 15th 2018.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/86688
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Posted on: 05/23/2018
Published by:  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Location:  Blacksburg, VA

20Vice President for Student Affairs
Springfield College  
Vice President for Student Affairs

Springfield College



Springfield College, invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Vice President for Student Affairs.



Founded in 1885, Springfield College is a private, coeducational institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs that reflect its distinctive Humanics Philosophy - the education of the whole person in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to humanity. More than 4,800 traditional, nontraditional, and international students study at its main campus in Springfield, MA and at its School of Professional & Continuing Studies regional campuses across the nation.



About the Position

Reporting directly to the President, the Vice President for Student Affairs works to create programs and strategies that support the optimal student experience and to lead a division that fosters a learning and living environment. Responsible for a division charged with oversight of all aspects of the College's student experience, the Vice President provides strategic and over-arching leadership to an array of offices and services that are currently organized into the following areas: Spiritual Life, Community Standards, Alcohol and Other Drug Education, Dean of Students, Student Orientation Programs, Career Center, Counseling Center, Housing and Residence Life, Student Activities and Campus Union, Campus Recreation, Center for Service and Leadership, and the Health Center. With approximately 85 full and part-time professional staff, and graduate associates reporting to the Vice President, the incumbent will additionally be responsible for an overall division budget of approximately $18,500,000 ($4,500,000 in regular operating funds, remainder in housing and campus recreation fees).



The Vice President for Student Affairs is responsible for the development, implementation and oversight of programs and services to support the educational, social, and personal development of students; building a spirit of community at the College. Major responsibilities include the following items:



* Provide strategic vision, leadership, resource management, long-range planning, and overall supervision, administration and advocacy for the division of Student Affairs.

* Recommend, develop and implement policies, procedures and practices that foster and promote student success; recommend organizational and operational, personnel, and resources to ensure a student-centered environment at all levels.

* Serve on the President's Leadership Team and Cabinet. Advise the President, Leadership Team, and Cabinet on issues relating to student life at Springfield College and serve as the primary liaison and advocate for student interests, needs and concerns with parents, faculty, staff, administrators and community members.

* Play a key role in further integrating student and academic life, enhancing efforts to build a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community and developing innovative and impactful programming. Chair the Board of Trustees' Committee on Student Affairs and partner with Trustee Committee Chair to create agendas and engagement of Trustees.

* Develop a strategic plan for the Division of Student Affairs, in support of the College's strategic plan, and articulate annual implementation of team priorities based on the strategic plan. Based on the strategic plan, organize the division and realign responsibilities and staffing, using existing headcount and salary dollars, to best meet the needs of students. Provide leadership and coordination to department heads in conducting program reviews of their areas every five years, using CAS or functional area-specific criteria.

* Provide leadership in coordination and implementation of College-wide strategic plan initiatives: Living-Learning Communities, Engaged Learning and High Impact Practices and the Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement as well as Alcohol and Other Drug Task Force, Title IX Governance Committee, Post-Admission Communication and Orientation and Transition Programs review, and other priorities as identified.

* Prioritize student voice in policies, procedures, and priorities through regular engagement with a student affairs advisory board, student government, graduate student organization, resident assistants, new student orientation leaders, student athletes and other students.



Qualifications

Doctorate or terminal degree is preferred. A minimum of eight (8) years relevant experience in higher education with experience directing a major student affairs unit is essential. The incumbent must have demonstrated substantial, successful experience developing, promoting, and managing student-centered programs, preferably on a residential campus; skill and accomplishment in the areas of collaborative work with internal and external constituencies, conflict resolution, strategic planning, and sensitivity to issues concerning equal opportunity, advocacy, and student success; have senior-level administrative experience and a demonstrated track record of leadership, management, and resource development. The new Vice President will have a thorough understanding of the processes involved in student development and an ability to communicate this understanding in a positive manner to all segments of the College community. Ability to write with clarity and succinctness; commitment to and experience in shared governance.



How to Apply

Interested individuals should send a cover letter describing their interest in and qualifications for the position and a resume electronically to SCVP@wspelman.com. The subject line in email should be VPSASC. Confidential inquiries may be made by contacting Bill Spelman at Bill@wspelman.com or by telephone at 585-787-9742 or Megan Spelman by email to Megan@wspelman.com or by telephone at 585-366-4329.



All applications are considered confidential. Materials will be received as submitted and will be considered until the position is filled.



Springfield College has a strong commitment to diversity and to a service orientation for its students and staff. The candidate should embrace the humanics philosophy and be able to effectively communicate that philosophy and the unique academic programs of the College to a variety of audiences.
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Posted on: 05/22/2018
Published by:  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Location:  Springfield, MA


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