Associate Vice President, Student Life (Administrator III)
California State University, San Marcos
California State University San Marcos seeks an Associate Vice President for our Student Life area. Under the administrative direction of the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Associate Vice President (AVP) for Student Life holds primary responsibility for the development of student services which support and enhance the educational experience for students, particularly in the areas of campus life, student involvement, and holistic student development across multiple dimensions, including; cognitive development (critical thinking, life-long learning, problem solving), intrapersonal development (understanding self and identity development, emotional and ethical development) and interpersonal development (sense of belonging, social development, communication and conflict resolution). The area of Student Life includes; University Student Union (operations and campus activities), Recreation Programs, Student Life and Leadership, Associated Students, Inc., the Black Student Center, the Latin@ Student Center, the Gender Equity Center, the Cross-Cultural Center, and the LGBTQA Pride Center. Although Associated Students, Inc. is a separate auxiliary run by its Board of Directors, the AVP for Student Life is the University's liaison to and advises Associated Students, Inc.
The AVP will lead the area in the development of programs and services that adhere to and foster a campus-wide model for co-curricular education, and that support the engagement of the student body with the campus to create a vibrant student life experience. The AVP will be responsible for providing senior leadership and guidance for the campus student engagement centers which include; Cross-Cultural Center, LGBTQA Pride Center, Gender Equity Center, Latin@ Student Center, and Black Student Center. The AVP will work collaboratively with the Office of Inclusive Excellence to advocate for students from all backgrounds, and the successful candidate will help to enhance conversations, build alliances, and create the infrastructure necessary for an affirming and inclusive campus culture. The AVP for Student Life serves as a member of the Senior Leadership Team of the Division of Student Affairs, and serves on university committees as appropriate for the role. The AVP for Student Life recommends student life policies, engages in the Student Affairs strategic planning process, and conducts assessments and evaluations of programs and services to support data driven decision making.
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY SAN MARCOS: AN OVERVIEW Come join our campus located in North San Diego County just 10 miles east of the beautiful Pacific coast and less than 40 miles north of downtown San Diego. California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is a modern, forward-thinking university, fueled by the collective innovation and determination of a transformational team. CSUSM is one of the largest employers in North San Diego County, where people are proud to come to work and be a part of something great. Our unwavering commitment to a 'People First' philosophy supports a culture in which every employee is a leader, 'empowered to decide, change and shape our future.' We offer an excellent benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, long term health care, retirement plans, educational assistance, life insurance, paid holidays, and generous vacation and sick leave benefits.
CSUSM is a recipient of the Chronicle's 2014 Great College to work for. We're looking for high impact employees to join our team. If you have what it takes - come grow with us at CSUSM! For more information about the University, visit the campus website at www.csusm.edu.
Minimum Qualifications include:
Master's degree in Higher Education Leadership or related field plus a minimum of six years of progressively responsible higher education work experience in student life programs designed to meet explicit learning outcomes, which includes a minimum of five years leading and/or supervising the work of others; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Doctorate in Educational Leadership or related field
Salary and Position Status
Full-time position with benefits ending.
Salary is commensurate with the background and experience of the individual selected. This position is an Administrator I in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP). MPP positions serve at the pleasure of the President.
Opening Date: February 16, 2018 This position is open until filled with a first review of applications beginning March 19, 2018. For assurance of full consideration, applications and supporting material should be submitted by 11:59pm on March 18, 2018.
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered 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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.
This position is a 'designated position' in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The incumbent in this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
PROCEDURE FOR CANDIDACY For position specifications, benefits summary and to apply, please visit our website at http://www.csusm.edu/recruitment/staffmppcareers.html and under Staff & Management Opportunities click on Job Openings. Hearing & speech impaired call our TDD at 760-750-3238. Direct your questions to: Human Resources - (760) 750-4418
California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.
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California State University San Marcos combines the ambiance of a mid-sized, personal, modern campus with the unequaled value of the California State University. Since its founding in 1989, the campus has distinguished itself. Students benefit from the latest facilities and equipment, a superb faculty that enjoys teaching, and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for a successful life in and out of the workplace. A recent survey reported that our annual spending in the region was $161 million, generating a total impact of $307 million on the regional economy. Eighty-five percent of CSUSM's alumni stay in the region. CSU San Marcos is located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos. It is 15 miles east of the ocean; just 30 miles north of downtown San Diego.