Vice President of Student Affairs/Dean of Students
Middle Tennessee State University
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Student Affairs Administration (Executive Level)
The Vice President of Student Affairs/Dean of Students is a senior level manager reporting directly to the President and is a member of the President's Executive staff. The position is responsible for providing leadership and vision for a comprehensive student affairs division that complements and enhances the academic mission of the university and enriches the quality of student life. Responsibilities include budget preparation and oversight, formulating planning documents, oversight for construction and capital improvements, supervising and evaluating staff and articulating the mission and role of student life programs to students, faculty, staff, parents and others. Programs and services offered by the Division of Student Affairs include: Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student Conduct, Student Organizations & Community Service, Student Government, June Anderson Center for Women and Non- Traditional Students, Campus Recreation, Student Health Services, Student Unions, Student Programming, Career Development Center, Disabled Student Services, Housing and Residential Life, Student Athlete Enhancement Center, Student Support Services, Spirit Programs, Intercultural and Diversity Affairs, Counseling Services.
A terminal degree in student development, higher education administration or a closely related field from an accredited institution; PhD. or Ed.D preferred.
Eight (8) or more years of broad and progressively responsible administrative experience in student affairs, with at least three (3) of the eight years supervising, developing, and leading personnel who provide direct support to students. Must possess demonstrated strategic leadership and change management skills, and expertise in conflict resolution.
Our campus of over 20,000 students is a welcoming, inspiring mix of green space, historic buildings, and 21st-century facilities and technology. Murfreesboro, just 30 miles from Nashville, is a thriving, mid-sized city in a beautiful, easily accessible location. Middle Tennessee State University has again been named one of the best places to earn an undergraduate degree by The Princeton Review, which called it "a go-to choice for those wishing to receive a quality and affordable education." MTSU has several signature programs that compete in the national arena, including accounting, aerospace, recording industry, equine studies, business, and public history. Degrees are offered at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels. A heightened emphasis on academic quality is central to the 10-year academic master plan.
The University offers, through eight colleges, the College of Graduate Studies, and thirty-eight academic departments, baccalaureate instruction in the liberal and fine arts, the sciences, education, business, media and entertainment, and a variety of other fields. Excellence in teaching, research/creative activity, and service is expected for all positions. MTSU see...ks candidates committed to using integrative technologies in education. For more information, visit our website at http://www.mtsu.edu.
Application Procedures: To apply for open positions, go to https://careers.mtsu.edu and follow the instructions on how to complete an application, attach documents, and submit your application online.