Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Candidates must have a master's degree, preferably in student development, higher education, counseling, public health, or a related field. A candidate should have at least 10 years of progressive administrative experience in higher education. Experience in staff supervision, program development and implementation, budgeting, strategic planning, and significant engagement with students is required. Candidates must show evidence of progressive leadership experience, excellent interpersonal and communication skills including excellent writing skills, policy development and oversight, and budgetary experience.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs is a member of the leadership team of the Division of Student Affairs and reports to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs. The Assistant Vice Chancellor is responsible for providing leadership for the Division and its departments in the areas of wellness and prevention, counseling and psychological services, recreation, health services, and co-curricular programs and services designed to enhance the student life experience. This position has responsibility for the supervision of four departmental directors and others who lead programs within the Division. The Assistant Vice Chancellor serves as the primary liaison from the leadership team to each unit in their portfolio. These departments have combined budgets in excess of $15,000,000, approximately 90 full-time employees, and 600 student staff members. As Assistant Vice Chancellor, this position provides leadership, vision, and support for the areas under its supervision along with serving as a resource for the Vice Chancellor. Additionally, the Assistant Vice Chancellor will represent the Division on various committees and work teams at the University.
The Assistant Vice Chancellor has specific responsibility for:
Supervision and support of the directors of, and provide general leadership for Wellness & Prevention, Student Health Services, Counseling & Psychological Services, and University Recreation;
Coordinating efforts of the Division to further the mission and strategic plan of the University which states in part:
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.