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Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs

Ivy Tech Community College
Evansville, IN
Closing date
Jun 10, 2024

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Student Affairs
Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
Community College
The Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs (AVCSA) will provide leadership that enhances the campus' overall student experiences, from enrollment planning and management to student support and development. The AVCSA assists with strengthening relationships with collegiate and K-12 educational institutions and community organizations, improving cross-functional teamwork in support of retention and educational achievement, and establishing additional progressive strategies for advancing continuous quality improvement efforts in an environment that promotes and values diversity and recognizes the various needs and services required for a diverse student body.

This position will work closely with the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and appropriate System Office leadership to establish strategies coordinated with statewide efforts in key areas of focus such as student recruitment, enrollment, completion, retention, and student success.

Major Responsibilities

  • Provides vision, leadership, coaching, and direction to all assigned staff for the delivery of enrollment management initiatives.
  • Designs and implements an enrollment services plan to successfully meet the campus-level metrics for revenue-generating enrollment, leading to completion, retention, and student success which includes systematic and efficient handling of prospects and applicants, and communication with and recruitment of both leading to enrollment conversion.
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates a comprehensive enrollment management plan which includes recruitment and outreach initiatives, student success strategies, and program opportunities leading to transfer and/or completion.
  • Develops and implements inclusive recruitment initiatives aligned with the College's strategic plan.
  • Establishes a system of communication with prospects, inquiries, applicants, and registered students that builds strong and lasting relationships, ensuring consistency with existing statewide recruitment and retention efforts.
  • Develops a contact management recruitment strategy that utilizes the client relationships management tool, social networking and other forms of communication to recruit students, ensuring consistent efforts with other ongoing statewide outreach initiatives.
  • Prepares and submits short- and long-range lead generation and conversion goals as part of the overall strategic planning process; monitors outcomes and analyzes data for continuous improvement.

  • Leads the design, implementation, and assessment of a student success plan to successfully meet the campus-level metrics for student retention and completion.
  • Plans, organizes, and administers all student development programs and services in concert with special emphasis on student retention, completion, and student success goals.
  • Works collaboratively with the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs to develop, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive enrollment management plan which includes recruitment and outreach initiatives, student success strategies, and program completion for graduates entering the workforce or transferring to a four-year institution.
  • Provides campus leadership that supports the academic mission of the College, fosters student development, and promotes collaboration among multiple departments through extra-curricular and co-curricular activities.
  • Provides leadership and vision to ensure successful delivery of services in the functional areas of student support services, which include advising, disability support services, judicial affairs and Title IX, student life, leadership and development, wrap around services, mentoring and coaching, counseling, and other non-instructional programs and services.
  • Provides real-time persistence and retention reports consistent with those shared with college leadership at other campuses and Systems Offices.
  • Assures assessment of functional area needs, investigates, and develops alternative strategies, establishes priorities and goals, recommends implementation activities, and evaluates progress.
  • Serves as a model for strong leadership, develops and supports the Campus culture of team collaboration and commitment to delivering high quality services and outcomes by being student- and employee-centered.
  • Builds and sustains a process-managed organization and culture that delivers measurable value for the organization by targeting efficiency and cost optimization in functional areas.
  • Creates and maintains an environment where planning, development, and delivery of services for students occur in a creative and effective manner that fosters cultural and global awareness.

Compensation and Benefits:
  • $65,000 - $85,000 per year based on experience.

Work Hours:

Typical business work hours, may be adjusted during peak times.


Full-time, benefits eligible position with no enrollment waiting period. Exceptional benefit offerings, including:
  • Medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, spouse/child life insurance, long-term disability, short-term disability.
  • Retirement Plan with 10% Employer contribution, no match necessary, with no waiting period.
  • Paid time off: vacation, sick time, holidays, winter break between December 25th and January 1st, and more. Up to 47 paid days off per year.
  • Free Ivy Tech tuition for employee, spouse and dependents.
  • For those pursuing higher degrees, Tuition Reimbursement at other institutions.
  • Opportunities for Professional Development.
  • Discounts for rental cars, hotels, and electronic and mobile devices.
  • Eligible employer under the DOL Public Service loan forgiveness program.

For more information on Ivy Tech Benefits visit

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in student personnel, counseling, adult or higher education, or related discipline is required.
  • Three to five years of leadership experience in a comprehensive student affairs unit such as Student Life, Financial Aid, Registration, Admissions, or Enrollment.
  • Project management skills t.
  • Knowledge of managing student related data and reporting.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to promote an inclusive environment that reflects the broad diversity and backgrounds represented by our students and employees and which every individual feels respected and valued.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Seven to ten years of progressively responsible student affairs experience in a regionally accredited higher education institution.
  • Community college experience.

Ivy Tech Community College is an accredited, equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or veteran status. As required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Ivy Tech Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, including sexual harassment in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions. Questions specific to Title IX may be referred to the College's Title IX Coordinator or to the US Department of Education Office of Civil Rights.

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