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Assistant Vice President for Student Transitions, Access and Retention Programs

Stockton University
Absecon, NJ 08205
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  • Job Code
    186810475
Job Category:
Management

Department:
VP Student Affairs (310005)

Salary:
Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive University benefits package.

Posted Date:
7/25/2022 12:00:00 AM

Overview:

Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The Universitys commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at www.Stockton.edu.

Faculty and Staff are committed to support Stockton Universitys diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.

This is an in-person on campus, non-remote position.

Successful candidates will be required to show proof of being up-to-date with their COVID-19 vaccine status prior to their start date. Religious or Medical waivers may be requested at the time of employment offer.

Stockton University, Division of Student Affairs seeks an Assistant Vice President for Student Transitions, Access and Retention (STAR) Programs to lead its strategies to promote equitable access, academic achievement, and post-graduate success. Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Assistant Vice President for STAR serves as a member of the Vice Presidents Executive Leadership Team, chief student success advisor and liaison to campus and community partners regarding student retention and post-graduate success. The Assistant Vice President provides strategic leadership for a talented team of educators and services that support equitable access, academic achievement, and post-graduate success: Academic Achievement Programs (includes high impact engagement and academic support initiatives for first-generation, BIPOC and Pell-eligible students), Career Education and Development, Educational Opportunity & Success Programs; Military and Veterans Success Center and Student Transition Programs (includes new student, sophomore and junior transition programs and success initiatives).



Responsibilities:
  • Serve as a member of the Vice President for Student Affairs Executive Leadership Team, chief student success advisor and senior liaison to campus and community partners regarding student retention and success
  • Lead, integrate and align STAR programs staff and service operations: Academic Achievement Programs (includes high impact engagement and academic support initiatives for first-generation, BIPOC and Pell-eligible students), Career Education and Development, Educational Opportunity and Success Programs; Military and Veterans Success Center and Student Transition Programs (includes new student, sophomore and junior transition programs and success initiatives)
  • Identify and implement strategies to ensure that STAR programs meet the needs of diverse student communities (e.g., racially minoritized communities, LGBTQ+, first-generation, non-traditional, military-affiliated, etc.)
  • Lead and align STAR operational area strategies and resources with Division and University priorities. Recommend and monitor the usage of budget, personnel, and facilities to ensure compliance with regulations and optimal service delivery to students. Coordinate and execute all contracts for STAR area
  • Collaborate with academic partners to integrate student success strategies in the curriculum and co-curriculum. Lead strategies to expand students access to co-curricular high impact experiential learning opportunities
  • Co-Chair university Ospreys RISE (Research, Internships, Service Learning, Experiential Education) Planning Team with the Associate Provost for Academic Success
  • Collaborate with university partners to integrate student success management technology in university retention operations
  • Lead and support institutional strategies to integrate career readiness strategies in student employment and co-curricular learning experiences
  • Serve as senior liaison for Student Affairs Enrollment Management partnerships (e.g., recruitment, access programs, orientation, etc.)
  • Remain current in state and national trends regarding college student transition, retention and post-secondary success. Direct STAR departments participation in national college student success research and assessment initiatives and leverage data to effectively plan and communicate the impacts of strategies on student retention and success
  • Review, revise, implement and monitor procedures and policies related to STAR operations to ensure compliance with state and federal guidelines that govern students on college campuses
  • Collaborate with University partners to identify and cultivate external funding opportunities (e.g., state, and federal grants, donors, etc.) to support student success programs and initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Student Affairs


Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Doctorate degree
  • Evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience in a college, university setting
  • Previous experience supporting or assessing student learning in the classroom at the post-secondary level
  • Demonstrated success with integrated planning (strategic planning, budgeting, assessment, and communications) and the ability to use data for decision-making.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience implementing retention strategies for racially minoritized student communities
  • Previous success leading student success initiatives that support equitable access, academic achievement, and post-graduate success
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead, develop and manage professional staff in a collective bargaining environment
  • Strong working knowledge of state or federal grant-funded access and success programs (e.g., EOF, TRIO, etc.)
  • Active involvement or leadership in college/university student transitions, access, retention and success professional organizations (e.g., NODA, NASPA, NACE, NACADA, etc.)
  • Evidence cultivating inclusive student learning and strategies with academic and campus partners
  • Prior experience cultivating and managing external financial resources (e.g., state, and federal grants, fundraising and development, etc.)


How To Apply:

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Only electronic documents will be accepted. Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents. All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward. You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF

  1. A letter of interest describing specific skills and experiences
  2. A current resume
  3. Unofficial transcripts
  4. A list of three recent professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email Address and Telephone

Please note:

  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources (Main Campus, J-115) at 609-652-4384, Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stocktons Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is available at https://www.stockton.edu/police/crime-statistics.html. The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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