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Vice President, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

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Job Title
Vice President, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

FLSA Status

Posted Salary Range
Commensurate with experience

Employment Status
Full Time

Office of the President

Job Summary

The incumbent is responsible for program development, financial management and personnel administration for all student affairs functions.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge and understanding of post-secondary education
  • Clear and articulated understanding of equity and how to use data to identify strategies to close enrollment and achievement gaps
  • Competency to conduct long and short-range planning
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal, written, and interpersonal
  • Strong skills in developing and managing budgets
  • Strong crisis management skills
  • Ability to provide leadership to a team which includes faculty, staff and students
  • Ability to formulate rules, articulate policies and rules to constituent groups in and outside the university
  • Ability to make the university an integral part of the community through a variety of relevant community/area service programs
  • Ability to effectively set priorities and deadlines to ensure project goals and objectives are met
  • Ability to manage complex organizational processes
Essential Job Functions
  • Provides direction and supervision to the units and directors within the Office of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
  • Oversees the daily operations of Campus Police and Emergency Services departments.
  • Develops key collaborative relationships with campus administrative areas, faculty and campus and community leaders to enhance planning and implementation of strategic initiatives, resolving issues and responding to crisis incidents
  • Coordinates Student Affairs response to major crises and other unusual events impacting students within the university community
  • Provides leadership and guidance in analysis, review, creation and interpretation of student policies and procedures
  • Serves as a resource to university faculty and staff in dealing with students’ disruptive behavior, within and outside the classroom
  • Provides direction and intervention for students in crisis and non-crisis situations, including intervening with mental health staff, providing victim advocacy, and working with staff and students affected by the crisis
  • Develops strategies for promotion of student engagement and learning in collaboration with the Office of Academic Affairs
  • Oversees outreach to diverse student populations to support institutional diversity and inclusion goals
  • Other related duties, as assigned

Master’s degree in educational administration or similar field

Licensing and Certifications


Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas

Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds

Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds

Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds


Extended Work Hours

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Number of Vacancies


Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

EEO Statement

Alcorn State University

Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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Excellent Benefits Package

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
  5. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
  6. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
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 Alcorn State University

A great educational choice, Alcorn State University in Mississippi is a place of purpose, history, and discovery, and the nation's oldest, land-grant HBCU

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