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Vice President of Student Affairs

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To be considered for a position at Pellissippi State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please note: attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience. Scan and attach required documents (diploma, GED, transcripts, certifications), and resume to the online application in Word or PDF format (less than 2 MB in size). Please note: to scan, upload, or attach documents, a computer and scanner are available at the Hardin Valley Campus Educational Resources Center, if needed.

Posting Details

Posting Text

Title Vice President of Student Affairs
Position Title Vice President of Student Affairs
Department PSCC-Student Affairs
Position Summary

The purpose of this job is to provide leadership, development, management, and administration of the Student Affairs division.

This position is open until filled. Applications should be submitted by December 15th in order to be reviewed by the committee.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

40% Provide leadership, direction, and budgetary oversight of the Student Affairs Division. Lead strategic planning efforts for Student Affairs. Make executive-level decisions related to Student Affairs—within the Division and relative to the other divisions within the College. The Student Affairs Division includes Enrollment Services (Admissions and Records, the Communication Center, Financial Aid, and Placement Testing), Access and Diversity, Advising, New Student Orientation, Counseling, Disability Services, Student Support Services (TRiO), Placement, Student Life and Recreation, Student Conduct, Veterans Services, and administration of student services at the colleges’ four site campuses.

20% Work with departments in Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, Information Services, Administration and Finance, and College Advancement to develop policies, procedures, and guidelines that support the student enrollment process and aid in student success and completion.

20% Serve on the president’s cabinet and on President’s Council. Review and revise college policies related to Student Affairs. Recommend new policies, as needed.

5% Serve on Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) Student Affairs Subcouncil and attend quarterly meetings. Serve on TBR subcommittees, as needed.

10% Ensure Student Affairs Division is compliant with federal and state laws and with accreditation requirements from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

5% Plan and implement the college’s commencement ceremonies.

Required Qualifications

• Doctoral degree in an education-related field
• Eight years’ of full-time work experience in student affairs and/or student services with increasing responsibilities (Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% credit of full-time work experience)

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics

Knowledge of the following areas is required to perform this job:
• Student development theories
FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)
• Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
• Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (sex discrimination)
• Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
• Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965
• Pellissippi State Policy 00:03:00 Equal Opportunity and Non-discrimination in Education and Employment
• Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) Policy 5:01:02:00 Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action
TBR Policy 2:02:10:01 Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment
TBR Guideline P-080 Discrimination and Harassment—Complaint and Investigation Procedures
• Pellissippi State Policy 04:02:00 Academic Classroom Conduct and Disciplinary Sanctions
• Pellissippi State and TBR policies related to admissions and records
• 1989 Amendments to the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (DFSCA)

Skills needed:
• Must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
• Must be able to develop and deliver speeches and other public addresses.
• Must be able to resolve conflict between employees and students.
• Ability to make independent decisions.
• Ability to organize and conduct meetings.
• Ability to conduct investigations and research situations of conflict and/or discrepancy.
• Must be able to analyze laws/policies/procedures/requirements and determine internal compliance with these.
• Must be able to resolve conflict with employees and students.
• Must be able to gain employee buy-in for new ideas and changes.
• Must be able to lead strategic planning efforts for the Student Affairs Division.
• Must be able to utilize Self-Service and Internet Native instances of Banner (student database).
• Must be able to utilize the following Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
• Must be able to write letters, reports, email messages and other documents utilizing correct grammar.

Pay Rate $89,510-$114,230.00/per year. Pay will be determined based on related work experience above required. To be considered in determining pay, all related work experience must be listed on the application including the Beginning and Ending Dates.
Posting Date 10/13/2017
Closing Date
Open until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered for a position at Pellissippi State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please note: attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience. Scan and attach required documents (diploma, GED, transcripts, certifications), and resume to the online application in Word or PDF format (less than 2 MB in size). Please note: to scan, upload, or attach documents, a computer and scanner are available at the Hardin Valley Campus Educational Resources Center, if needed.

Type of Appointment
FLSA Status Exempt
Employment Category Administrative
Location Pellissippi State Community College (Knoxville)
Location of Position Hardin Valley Campus
Posting Number 006033

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Doctoral degree in an education-related field?
    • yes
    • no
  2. * Do you have eight years' of full-time work experience in student affairs and/or student services with increasing responsibilities? (Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% credit of full-time work experience)
    • yes
    • no
  3. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Unofficial Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Additional Document (s)