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Associate Vice President for Student Affairs

Employer
Community College of Rhode Island
Location
Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 24, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officers & Vice Presidents, Business & Administrative Affairs, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity, Student Affairs, Chief Student Affairs Officers & Vice Presidents, Other Student Affairs, Executive, Chancellors & Presidents
Employment Type
Full Time
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About CCRI and the Role

Position Title

Associate Vice President for Student Affairs

Department

Vice President of Student Affairs Office

Position Category

Staff - NonClassified

About CCRI

The Community College of Rhode Island is New England’s largest community college, and a nationally-recognized leader in catalyzing student success and achievement for recent high school graduates and returning adults alike.

We provide affordable, open access to higher education, and we deliver on our mission to offer all students the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth.

Diversity is our strength. We champion equity, and we celebrate, support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.

We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff whose demographics are reflective of our diverse student body. To learn more about our employees’ values and what it means to work here, learn about our Guiding Principles here .

Posting Details > Special Instructions to Applicants


To apply for this position:

· Complete CCRI’s online application, and attach a cover letter and resume by the closing date.
· If attaching a resume complete with education history and/or employment history, please
disregard these sections within the online application.
· Please include the contact information for three (3) references within the application.
· Finalists will be required to provide official college transcripts.
· Please note that all RI Council of Postsecondary Education employees (i.e., full- and part-time
faculty and non-classified employees) must be fully vaccinated and boosted when eligible. Learn
more about CCRI’s vaccination policy here .

Please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311 ( TTY : 401-825-2313) if you require assistance with the online application process.

EEO Statement


CCRI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

CCRI prohibits discrimination, including harassment and retaliation, on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, or status as a protected veteran. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination shall be referred to CCRI’s Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@ccri.edu

The Clery Act requires colleges and universities to report campus crime data, support victims of violence, and publicly outline the policies and procedures they have put into place to improve campus safety.

Job Summary

The Associate Vice President ( AVP ) for Student Affairs is a strategic partner to the Vice President for Student Affairs/Chief Outcomes Officer who will work across the Division and College with a focus on improving the student experience and increasing student success and engagement.
The AVP for Student Affairs provides executive-level support to the Vice President for Student Affairs/Chief Outcomes Officer and advances the division’s mission through effective and efficient support for the Vice President’s priorities and strategic vision. The AVP for Student Affairs oversees divisional and departmental assessment efforts, leads cross-divisional student success efforts, and enhances administrative effectiveness through inter-departmental collaboration. With a sharp focus and a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, the AVP provides leadership and a vision for student engagement to create an unsurpassed experience for all students.

The AVP for Student Affairs reports directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs/Chief Outcomes Officer. The AVP plays a pivotal role in advancing student success by working collaboratively and creatively with the entire campus community to bring a sense of vision and cohesion to student engagement. The AVP will advance broad strategic and innovative objectives of the student experience while providing visionary leadership and administrative oversight for the Dean of Students, Student Life, Athletics, Opportunity, and Outreach ( TRIO ), Disability Services, Community and Social Resources, the Student Success Center, and Health Services and assessment and personnel across the Division. The AVP will serve in a leadership role in the Division of Student Affairs in the absence of the Vice President.

Duties and Responsibilities

Commitment to CCRI’s Mission:
  • Commitment to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college personnel, students, and the community served by the College.
  • Advancing the division’s mission through analysis, assessment, creation, planning, and execution of large-scale strategic initiatives, including assignment and allocation of staff and financial resources. Developing and implementing the Division strategic plan.
Program Management:
  • Acting as the lead project manager for special projects at the request of the Vice President for
  • Student Affairs/Chief Outcomes Officer. Monitoring and managing initiatives and special projects established by the Vice President to ensure timely and successful completion.
Communication:
  • We seek a candidate who is able to listen and respond directly to questions, articulate their thoughts in a comprehensible manner both orally and in writing and using multiple technologies, communicate and work effectively with colleagues and students from different backgrounds, and who is both comfortable with and effective in conflict situations.
  • Analyze and interpret all assessment data for all projects.


Leadership, Innovation, and Organization:
  • Performing a wide range of executive and high-level organizational and operational duties of broad scope and complexity requiring high levels of professional ability, organizational skills, originality, mature judgment, problem-solving, and a thorough knowledge of the college’s academic, administrative, and organizational structure.
  • Proposing, implementing, and assessing joint Student Affairs and Academic Affairs partnerships and collaborations to implement a holistic and integrated model of student success including key stakeholders in Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, and Institutional Equity designed to meet or exceed the academic success, retention, and completion student success benchmarks.
  • Establishing and implementing an ongoing student engagement plan. Providing coordination of intentional and impactful engagement efforts. Providing vision, strategic direction, and accountability for developing programs supporting student personal and academic paths that deepen connections and establish belonging within the college.
  • Under the direction of the Vice President oversee the Division-wide comprehensive program review process. In addition to this, develop, review, and assess for improvement fiscal and capital improvement plans for the Division.
Teamwork/ Collaboration:
  • Overseeing succession planning efforts across the Division. Serving as departmental liaison with Human Resources and Institutional Equity. Facilitating search, hiring, and classification requests for the Division.
  • Representing the Division of Student Affairs on College-wide committees and task forces as appointed by the Vice President.
  • Initiating, guiding, and overseeing the community, state, and regional outreach efforts and programs under the Division’s responsibilities.
  • Under the direction of the Vice President and in partnership with the CCRI Foundation staff, expanding development efforts in the division of Student Affairs and serving as liaison to the college’s foundation and alumni offices as appropriate. Coordinating constituency involvement in development efforts when needed.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs additional duties as required.

Minimum Requirements
  • Master’s degree is required.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in providing services, programs, and resources that help students learn and grow outside of the classroom is required.
  • Strong participatory leadership skills and experience in planning and developing student-centered programs is essential.
  • Strong data analysis and research skills, with exceptional interpersonal, motivation, and communications skills is required.
  • Supervisory experi­ence is required.
  • Must have access to and use of own transportation.
Competencies and Desired Qualifications
  • Doctorate degree is preferred.
Position Details

Position Information

Full-Time/Part-Time

Full-Time

FLSA

Exempt

Pay Grade

BOE 18

Salary Information

Salary commensurate with education and experience

Benefits

Full-time employees enjoy an array of benefits, including:

• Comprehensive Health Benefits and Rewards for Wellness Incentives
• Paid Time Off
• Parental Leave
• In-State Tuition Waivers
• Legal Care Insurance

For a complete listing, visit: https://ccri.edu/hr/benefits/index.html

Collective Bargaining Unit

BOE

Reports To

Vice President for Student Affairs/Chief Outcomes Officer

Permanent/Limited position

Permanent

Position End Date

Academic/Calendar Year

Calendar

Work Schedule Information

Non-Standard; 35 hours per week; evening/weekend work occasionally required

Campus Location

All Campuses - Initially the Warwick Campus

Civil Service List position

No

Environmental Conditions

This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Number of Vacancies

1

Application Open Date

05/23/2022

Application Close Date

Posting Number

SF00782

Quick Link

https://jobs.ccri.edu/postings/3811

Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure full consideration, complete application materials should be received by 06/22/2022, 11:59 PM ( EST ). Applications will not be accepted after the closing date.

Finalists will be required to provide official college transcripts.

If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY : 401-825-2313.

Disability Accommodations

CCRI is committed to ensuring the full participation of all applicants throughout the recruitment process. If you should require an accommodation during the application process, please notify the Department of Institutional Equity and Human Resources prior to the closing of the posting by calling (401) 825-2311.

EEO Statement

CCRI is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

We recognize that diversity and inclusivity are essential to creating a dynamic, positive and high-performing educational and work environment. We welcome applicants who can contribute to the College’s commitment to excellence created by diversity and inclusivity.

CCRI prohibits discrimination, including harassment and retaliation, on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or status as a protected veteran. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination shall be referred to the College’s Title IX Coordinator at: TitleIXCoordinator@ccri.edu.

The Jeanne Clery Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Our annual report is available here:
https://www.ccri.edu/campuspolice/pdfs/Annual%20Security%20Report%202019.pd

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's Degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of five years of experience in providing services, programs, and resources that help students learn and grow outside of the classroom?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have strong participatory leadership skills and experience in planning and developing of student-centered programs?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have strong data analysis and research skills, with exceptional interpersonal, motivation, and communications skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have supervisory experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * In order to improve CCRI's advertising strategy, please let us know where you FIRST learned of this job opportunity. Please be specific when using website or publication names (example: LinkedIN, HigherEdjobs, Chronicle, personal referral, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document


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