Salisbury University, a comprehensive, public university of almost 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students, seeks an innovative and seasoned Associate Vice President of Student Affairs to help lead its vibrant student affairs division. SU is on a dynamic and exciting growth path that includes many new facilities, record enrollments, and a top-flight regional, and increasingly national and international, reputation. Located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore and part of the University System of Maryland, SU is 30 minutes from Ocean City, Maryland and within easy driving distance of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia. The city of Salisbury also promotes a pleasant and affordable lifestyle.
Primary Job Duties: Support and lead the Division of Student Affairs through the development, supervision, and assessment of critical departmental and divisional functions. The AVP is responsible for administrative oversight of areas within Student Affairs including overseeing Student Health Services, Student Counseling Services, Center for Student Achievement and a TRiO grant program. Additionally typical projects include managing students in distress, divisional assessment activities, budget activities, facilities growth, emergency management, policy exceptions, and supporting student success and retention initiatives. The position requires strong interpersonal/human relation skills including a visible campus presence and the ability to effectively interact with diverse campus populations. The AVP will lead the division when the Vice President is off campus.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree and 7-10 years of related experience. Doctoral degree is preferred.
Must be detail oriented and have excellent intercultural, interpersonal, customer service, organization and planning, prioritization, problem solving, follow through, time management, and oral and written communication skills. Also, must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and work well under pressure, work independently and in a team-oriented environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is required.
This is a full-time exempt state position with a full benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.
Applications received by August 14, 2017 will receive full consideration; the position is open until filled.
Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.
Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/.