Open executive Job in Academic & University Chancellor, West Plains – HigherEdJobs

Work Location West Plains Campus
Department Office of the President
Pay Grade Unclassified
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt

Position only available to current,
regular, full-time Missouri State University employees?

No, Position is available to all applicants.

General Function
The Chancellor for the West Plains campus is the chief administrative officer for the West Plains
campus and advises the President on all matters pertaining to the West Plains campus. Under the direction of the President, the Chancellor
serves as the senior executive officer of the campus, responsible for providing visionary leadership and general management of the West
Plains campus units: student services, university communications, academic affairs, development, business and support services, and
university and community programs. In support of the campus’ mission, vision, and goals, the Chancellor demonstrates a commitment to
instruction and student success, provides sound financial management, and advances fundraising efforts. The Chancellor serves as the chief
ambassador for Missouri State – West Plains by building relationships with business, industry, alumni, educational institutions, civic
organizations, and community leaders. The Chancellor is a member of the central management team for the Missouri State University System and
serves as a liaison with various campus constituencies.

Description of Primary Duties
The Chancellor
for the West Plains campus is the chief administrative officer for the West Plains campus and advises the President on all matters
pertaining to the West Plains campus.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

Education: A master’s
degree is required; a terminal degree is preferred.

Experience: Significant administrative/executive experience in business, education or
government is required. Significant experience which demonstrates an understanding of and support for the teaching/learning process and the
effective use of technology are required.

Skills: Excellent leadership skills, decision-making ability, and the ability to project a
strong positive image of the University with parents, students, faculty, staff and other University constituencies are required. Strong
verbal and written communication as well as excellent interpersonal skills are required. Proven ability to understand and manage complex
institutional budgets is required. A demonstrated commitment to equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and the promotion of
diversity is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is
required. Proven ability to work effectively and collegially within an organization and to negotiate with a wide range of constituencies is
preferred. Proficiency in organizing and managing a professional staff in a complex organization is preferred. Fund-raising and recruiting
experience are preferred.

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Open Date

Special Instructions to Applicants
Confidential inquiries and nominations will be accepted until the
position is filled. For best consideration, inquiries and nominations should be provided by January 22, 2018. For additional information
email Betty Asher at

Applicants will be required to submit cover letter and curriculum vitae or resume. The application will require a minimum of 5 references
to be listed in the Professional References section of the application in order for the application to be successfully submitted.

Official transcripts will be required at time of hire.

EO/AA and Diversity Statement

Non Discrimination Statement

Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity.
The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the
treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by
applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis
protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination
encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of

This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military
organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

The University maintains a grievance procedure
incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning
the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the
Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 314, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897,, 417-836-8506, or to the Office for Civil
Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and
guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office
Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897,, 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min.

Background Check Statement
Employment will require a criminal background check at University

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