Open executive Job in Academic & University VP Student Success – HigherEdJobs
Deadline: January 15, 2018
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Employment Type: Regular full-time Exempt
Effective Date: July 2, 2018
State University at Alamogordo is seeking to fill a position of VP Student Success.
Master’s Degree in a related field and 5 years full-time related professional experience. Knowledge and understanding of the integrated
functions of college-level registrar, admissions, financial aid, and student affairs. Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and
procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures. Experience with financial/business analysis
techniques, budget preparation and fiscal management; knowledge of the procedures and processes associated with the development and
dissemination of curriculum catalogs and student handbooks. Knowledge and understanding of student career and academic advisement
principles, methods, and procedures at the college level. Knowledge and understanding of a range of student life issues and concerns,
academic standards governing student probation, suspension, and/or expulsion. Supervisory experience and knowledge of faculty and/or staff
hiring procedures. Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, establishing priorities and scheduling work assignments,
employee development, performance, and fostering a cooperative work environment. Skill in the use of personal computers and related software
applications; ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures, gather and analyze statistical data and generate
reports. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse
Qualifications Preferred: Experience working in a community college setting and an understanding of
the community college mission and philosophy.
Responsibilities: Interprets and enforces student affairs
policies and procedures as they pertain to the community college or division; monitors and administers processes associated with individual
student academic standing, as appropriate, to include probations, suspensions, and/or promotions. Directs and oversees student enrollment
activities, to include admissions, registration, financial aid and scholarships, student records, and data collection. Directs and oversees
academic advisement, career counseling, and student discipline programs; provides guidance and support as appropriate for various student
life activities. Establishes and implements short- and long-range organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and operating
procedures; monitors and evaluates programmatic and operational effectiveness, and effects changes required for improvement. Oversees all
facets of the daily operations of the NMSU Alamogordo Student Success offices, ensuring compliance with the University, state, and federal
laws, policies, and regulations. Oversees the supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, training, promotion and enforcement
of internal procedures and controls, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions;
motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance. Develops and manages annual budgets for the organization and performs
periodic cost and productivity analyses. Oversees and directs the planning and development of student information documents and promotional
materials, may include college catalogs and student handbooks. Researches and prepares integrated reports on department fiscal and
operational activities and on student costs. Represents the organization at various community and/or business meetings, committees, and task
forces; promotes existing and new programs and/or policies. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
State University at Alamogordo (NMSU-A) is a comprehensive community college located in the foothills, at the base of the Sacramento
Mountains. This vantage point overlooks the city of Alamogordo and the Tularosa Basin. The service area of the school includes Holloman Air
Force Base (HAFB), White Sands Missile Range, and stretches beyond the view to include the Mescalero Apache Reservation and approximately
twenty villages and towns. Much of the south central New Mexico region benefits from the convenient location of the campus. NMSU-A is a two
year community college campus accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of Colleges and Schools, and is dedicated to the concept of
high-quality, cost-effective education that meets the needs of the community and diverse student population.
offered: Group medical, hospital and dental insurance, group life and disability, and state educational retirement.
Application deadline is January 15, 2018. Submit letter of interest, a resume and names and contact information for 3-5 professional
references through the university job portal at https://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/29665 .
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent on the
university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal law, state law, and NMSU policies/procedures, and may
include the completion of a criminal history check. New Mexico State University Alamogordo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. Minorities, females, veterans, and those with a disability are encouraged to apply.
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