Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Success, Engagement, and Equity
The University of Minnesota Rochester (UMR) is seeking a dynamic, collaborative, and engaged leader to serve as Assistant Vice Chancellor (AVC) of the Student Success, Engagement, and Equity (SSEE) team at our innovative campus. The AVC will facilitate a multi-faceted staff to increase student success, diversity, inclusion, equity, engagement, retention, and wellbeing. That staff includes a team of student success coaches as well as individual staff members with the following areas of focus: health and wellness, residential life, counseling, disability services, and student activities. Together, this leader and their staff also manage student orientation, student conduct, care reporting, biased incident response, student Title IX issues, and the “living-learning communities.” This student-centered leader will model UMR values of respect, diversity and inclusivity, community, evidence-based decision making, and human potential.
The Assistant Vice Chancellor position is a full-time, 12-month, senior administrative position. The AVC reports directly to the Chancellor of the University of Minnesota Rochester while working in close collaboration with the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Innovation to lead and connect student development programs, represent student development on campus and with University of Minnesota system colleagues. The position is open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.
Please go to http://r.umn.edu/Assistant-Vice%20Chancellor-for-Student-Success-Engagement-and-Equity for a full position description.
Candidates for UMR’s Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Success, Engagement, and Equity must have the following qualifications:
A relevant graduate degree.
Prior experience in student
development leadership including the ability to serve as a catalyst
for initiatives that increase student retention; enhance progress
related to student equity, diversity, and inclusion; adapt and
innovate in response to evidence; inspire and guide team members to
excellence in their interactions with students.
Demonstrated commitment to using data
to inform practice, with expertise emanating not only from
experience but also a deep knowledge of relevant
Ability to maintain high visibility
on campus and to respond quickly to on-campus
Key Leadership Competencies
Finds joy and purpose in supporting
Models respect for all.
Has a visible and positive
Excels at collaborative project
Generates and implements
Is reflective, curious, empathetic,
Thinks strategically and works
Facilitates inclusive decision-making
communicated with transparency.
Motivates, inspires, and empowers
students and staff.
Listens well and builds trusting
Operates with integrity.
About the University of Minnesota Rochester
Our Vision is to transform higher education through innovations that empower graduates to solve the grand health challenges of the 21st-century. In this vibrant context, students are at the center of all we do – including faculty research focused on the efficacy of educational innovation. By offering a distinctive health sciences education, UMR prepares students for a broad spectrum of career pathways including patient care; resilience, wellbeing and mental health; health care research and discovery; global health and public policy; emerging health technologies; and the business and leadership of healthcare. In its second decade of serving students, the campus community currently serves more than 900 undergraduate and graduate students in the heart of downtown Rochester. Through creative partnerships, this campus continues to grow in size and influence. At UMR, relationships and research drive student success. Our strategic growth plan has been aligned with the University of Minnesota System strategic plan (MPact 2025) establishing key metrics and aspirations. For more information about the University of Minnesota Rochester campus, please visit http://r.umn.edu/about-umr
Our benefits include:
University paid contribution (10% of
your salary) to your retirement account – vested immediately
22 paid vacation days per year, in
addition to sick leave and 11 paid holidays
Reduced tuition opportunities
covering 75% - 100% of eligible tuition
Excellent and affordable health care
Wellness program with an opportunity
to earn lower health care rates
Free disability insurance
Active review of applications will begin May 28, 2021. Applications must be submitted online at https://humanresources.umn.edu/content/find-job Search postings for Job Requisition #340320 for application instructions and links. Applicants must attach to the online application (1) a cover letter, (2) a resume, and (3) a diversity statement. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.