Mississippi Valley State University

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October 24, 2013

Vice President for Student Affairs




Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs



Vice President for Student Affairs


Appointment Conditions:

Full-time (12-months)



Commensurate with experience and qualifications


Position Available:



Job Description:


Reporting directly to the President, the Vice President for Student Affairs will be responsible for supervising the day-to-day operations, activities, related budgets, and staff of the Student Affairs Division. Essential job functions include: Develops and directs a strong Student Affairs team; plans and manages the Student Affairs budget; provides leadership in the ongoing development and analysis of student life, activities, and out-of-classroom learning environments: provides guidance to Student Affairs directors in the development of short and long range plans and supports the achievements of goals that are aligned with the University‚Äôs Strategic Plan; collaborates with faculty, staff, and administrators to effectively address facilities, financial, legal, and academic issues relating to students; fosters high levels of cooperation between student life and academics; fosters the development of a campus culture supportive of students from diverse backgrounds; reviews and oversees all personnel matters for Student Affairs; ensures successful recruitment and retention of a well-qualified, high performing Student Affairs team focused on the effective delivery of programs and services that enhances student retention and success; supports ongoing training and professional development of staff; develops, implements, and interprets procedures, processes, and policies; manages change in a thoughtful manner and establishes best practices that are tailored to the unique needs and capabilities of the University; articulates the vision, mission, and values of the University, both externally and internally; representing it with credibility and integrity; and establishes a strong public presence on campus, attends campus-wide cultural, social, and athletic events, and builds position relationships with the external community.


Qualifications Required:

This position requires a terminal degree in higher education, higher education administration, student personnel or other related field, with at least 8 years experience in student affairs.

Application Deadline:

Open until position is filled.


Application Procedure:

Send employment application, resume, academic transcripts and three (3) letters of recommendation to:

Mississippi Valley State University

Office of Human Resources

MVSU 7260

14000 Highway 82 West

Itta Bena, MS 38941




Mississippi Valley State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer