Vice President for Round Rock Campus
University Pay Plan Title
Vice President for Round Rock Campus
VP for University Administration
Open to All
Commensurate with experience
Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address
how they meet these required qualifications to meet the
requirements of the position.
- Master’s degree in an appropriate field.
- At least five years of experience directly related to the
duties and responsibilities specified.
- Doctoral Degree in an appropriate field.
- Existing ties or relationships to community and governmental
- Experience managing people, projects, budgets, and
- Commitment to an inclusive and team-based approach to
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and shifting
- Experience developing productive relationships with community,
government, and/or organizational groups
Texas State University seeks a visionary, experienced,
entrepreneurial, collaborative, and strategic leader to serve as
the inaugural Vice President for the Round Rock Campus ( VPRR ).
This position is the senior administrator at the Round Rock Campus.
The VPRR will report directly to the university’s president – Dr.
Kelly Damphousse – and serve as a trusted advisor and member of the
president’s cabinet. Working in close partnership with academic
affairs, student affairs, information technology, and finance and
support service leaders, the VPRR bears primary responsibility for
managing the operation of the Round Rock Campus, developing the
101-acre campus to support multidisciplinary academic and research
initiatives that make a meaningful impact at the local and state
levels, and building strong relationships with a variety of
internal and external constituents.
The VPRR will join the university at a time of great momentum and
change. In January 2023, TXST released Hopes & Aspirations
High, our vision for the future of Texas State University. Two
pillars define our Hopes & Aspirations High: elevating student
success and achieving R1 status. Several goals support these
pillars such as transforming and expanding the Round Rock
TXST seeks a visionary, experienced, entrepreneurial,
collaborative, and strategic leader to serve as the inaugural vice
president for operations and community engagement ( VPRR ) for the
Round Rock Campus. This position is the senior administrator at
Round Rock. Reporting directly to the university’s president, Kelly
Damphousse, the VPRR functions as the chief executive officer with
overall responsibilities and authority for the operation of the
Round Rock Campus. The new leader will serve as a trusted advisor
and member of the president’s cabinet, and imagine and execute a
plan to improve and grow the Round Rock Campus, while expanding
revenue and efficiencies.
The VPRR portfolio includes engagement, cultivating relationships
with city, county, and business leaders, and partnerships with
community colleges, nearby institutions of higher education, K-12
schools, and industry. The VPRR will also work closely with
academic affairs, student affairs, information technology, and
finance and support service leaders to develop and implement
strategies related to overall planning and operations.
For the Round Rock Campus, the VPRR will:
Additional Information to Applicants
- Provide leadership and direction in all aspects of managing
day-to-day campus operations and administration in a collaborative
- Oversee facilities, human resources, safety, and financial
- Assess and refine the organizational structure and operating
plan to maximize efficiency and efficacy, prioritize customer
service, and build a culture in which all students, faculty, and
staff feel a sense of belonging at TXST .
- Establish and implement organizational goals, objectives,
strategic plans, policies, and operating procedures that are
aligned with university priorities; monitor and evaluate
programmatic and operational effectiveness; and effect changes
required for improvement and quality assurance.
- Serve as the liaison between the Round Rock Campus and the San
Marcos Campus, tirelessly advocating for the students, faculty, and
staff at the Round Rock Campus.
- Oversee the coordination of space schedules to support student,
community, and academic needs to maximize facility usage.
- Develop and manage budgets, approve purchases, make personnel
decisions, and complete performance analyses.
- Lead efforts to improve the student experience and support
student success initiatives.
- Support student recruitment efforts, including cultivating
partnerships with other educational institutions to facilitate the
transfer of students.
- Envision, develop, and execute a strategic plan to increase the
campus’s enrollment to generate additional resources and/or
revenues, and to oversee various projects to support that
- Lead outreach and community engagement efforts that cultivate
strategic partnerships with community and business leaders,
including but not limited to the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce and
other business associations, economic development officials and
programs, and city and county planning officials and commissioners,
with the goal of impacting two broad areas: workforce development
and research/innovation. · Collaborate with fellow vice presidents,
academic deans, and others to support academic and research
initiatives, ensuring all needs are met.
- Serve as the spokesperson for the Round Rock Campus.
A detailed leadership profile is available at
All applications, nominations, and inquiries are invited.
Applications should include, as separate documents, a letter of
interest addressing the themes in this profile and a CV or resume.
WittKieffer is assisting Texas State University in this search. For
fullest consideration, candidate materials should be received by
May 1, 2023. Application materials should be submitted using
. Nominations and inquiries can be
directed to Ryan Crawford and Julia Bradley at TXST
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Legal and Required Notices
Texas State University is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the
outcome of record checks and verifications including, but not
limited to, criminal history, driving records, education records,
employment verifications, reference checks, and employment
Why work @ Texas State?
• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your
first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State
paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly
resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness
• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a
variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning
resources, certifications, and employee educational support
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks
offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and
voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions
By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of
the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the
Required Documents Optional Documents
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation #1
- DD 214/DD1300
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