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  • Thursday, May 17, 2018 8:11 AM | Anonymous
    Institution * The University of Texas at Dallas
    Position * Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
    Description (Limit: 120 words)

    The Assistant Vice President (AVP) will serve as a senior member of the Student Affairs Leadership Team and report directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs. The AVP will lead assessment, communication and strategic planning initiatives for the division. Will serve in the role of student ombudsman to address student grievances, concerns and complaints. Provide vision and leadership in the development and administration of a vibrant campus life program that engages the entire campus community using nationally recognized best practices. Responsible for enhancing student engagement and leadership, facilitating student success, and fostering a dynamic living and learning environment through active collaboration with academic affairs and other constituents of the campus community. Shall have a proven understanding of the educational value of working in a diverse community.

    Link to posting
    Close date Friday, June 15, 2018
    Posting Expires * Saturday, June 30, 2018
    Name Elizabeth Ramirez
    Address 800 W Campbell Rd 
    RichardsonTX 75080 
    United States

  • Thursday, May 17, 2018 8:09 AM | Anonymous
    Institution * UTSA
    Position * Campus Recreation Graduate Assistant – Student Learning
    Description (Limit: 120 words)

    To assist with the development, planning, facilitation, and assessment of the department’s student learning initiatives. This position reports to the Senior Associate Director for Member Services and Student/Professional Learning.
    • Assist with the development, facilitation, and assessment of student staff trainings;
    • Lead the planning, implementation, and assessment of the Emerging Leaders Institute;
    • Assist with the development of resources for the department’s leadership model and marketable skills learning outcomes;
    • Contribute to the creation of and facilitate innovative curriculum for training and development that supports students’ leadership and career-ready skill development;
    • Assist with agenda development and leading student management team meetings;
    • Create, update, and maintain departmental manuals for student staff;
    • Assist with conducting and analyzing data from exit interviews of student employees;
    • Assist with advising the Pro Rec club;
    • Participate in professional staff meetings and staff development activities sponsored by the department and division;
    • Assist with, support, and participate in departmental events;
    • Attend or complete UTSA and Campus Recreation required trainings and workshops;

    Link to posting
    Close date Sunday, July 1, 2018
    Posting Expires * Sunday, July 1, 2018
    Name Steve Kudika
    Address One UTSA Circle San Antonio TX 78249 

  • Thursday, May 10, 2018 2:06 PM | Anonymous
    Institution * Texas A&M University System
    Position * Student Engagement Coordinator
    Description (Limit: 120 words) The Student Engagement Coordinator, under general supervision, organizes, administers, supervises, and evaluates comprehensive education, preventive, and recreational programs that meet the social, integrative, and holistic needs of students.

    Link to posting
    Close date Wednesday, May 30, 2018
    Posting Expires * Wednesday, May 30, 2018

    Address 301 Tarrow Street, Suite 269
    College Station, TX 77845

  • Thursday, May 10, 2018 2:03 PM | Anonymous
    Institution * Texas A&M University System
    Position * Academic Advisor II
    Description (Limit: 120 words) Job Description Summary:

    The Academic Advisor II, under general supervision, recruits and advises undergraduate students concerning their career goals and academic requirements; provides information on and refers students to RELLIS Academic Alliance resources that can assist in meeting their needs or solving problems; may supervise projects.
    Link to posting
    Close date Wednesday, May 30, 2018
    Posting Expires * Wednesday, May 30, 2018

  • Thursday, May 10, 2018 1:53 PM | Anonymous
    Institution * Texas State University
    Position * Student Development Specialist II-Student Outreach Coordinator
    Description (Limit: 120 words)

    Retention Management and Planning Office works collaboratively across campus to support strategic initiatives to assist students in their success and retention. The Coordinator for the Retention Management office is a full-time position reporting to the Associate Director. The Associate Director oversees student programming such as Bobcat Bond Mentoring Program, Male Initiatives, Brilliant Bobcats Academic Success Series Workshops, PAWS Alert Intervention System and FACES (Foster Care Alumni Creating Educational Success) and administrative functions such as annual reports and administrative outcomes. The Coordinator will oversee programs addressing student success and retention. A primary focus will be on student outreach to connect information and campus resources in a timely and effective manner and the mentoring program geared toward transfer, second year students and beyond.

    Link to posting
    Close date Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    Posting Expires * Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    Name Terence Parker
    Address 400 N. LBJ, San Marcos, TX 78666 

  • Thursday, May 10, 2018 1:44 PM | Anonymous

    Department:  Office of Admissions

    Supervisor: VP of Enrollment Management

    Location: UST Campus

    Position Summary: 

    The Director, Veterans Success Center is responsible for fostering an environment of trust and support that promotes the success for student veterans.  To learn and implement best practices and enhance the understanding of the specific needs of student veterans, the Director will establish long lasting partnerships with veteran serving organizations to garner community resources.  The Director builds an environment that promotes understanding and nurtures the value our student veterans bring to the campus-community.  The Director, working in partnership with the Admissions Office, will develop strategic plans to attract and recruit veteran students to the University of St. Thomas and be responsible for managing all student veteran’s related activities and programs.  The Director will partner with Career Services, Counseling and Disability Services and other departments to assist student veterans with a variety of issues and services to ensure their retention and graduation.  

    Essential duties and responsibilities: 

    •      Provide vision, direction, program development, and daily        administration for the Veterans Success Center.
    •      Serve as the primary liaison between the University of St. Thomas and local and national veteran’s organizations, the U S Department of Veterans’ Affairs, the City of Houston, Harris County, or other related organizations.  May serve on various committees representing the University or as a guest speaker.
    •     Responsible for effectively managing all fiscal and budgetary requirements.
    •     Responsible for activities designed to attract and recruit veterans to the University of St. Thomas for both undergraduate and graduate level programs.
    •     Meet with potential students and family members during on-campus visits and as needed.
    •     Develop policies and procedures that comply with Federal, State, and U S Department of Veterans Affairs regulations and practices.
    •      Develop policies and procedures that embrace mission of the University of St. Thomas and the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
    •     Work closely with the Certification Officer and maintain a knowledge base of GI Bill provisions and changes.
    •      Work in partnership with other departments to promote the academic success of student veterans including reservists and active duty military. 
    •      Work in partnership with the Registrar’s Office and Academic Advising to help transition the student from a military environment to a community of higher education including discussing overall curriculums, selecting courses, understanding student requirements, and building academic skills.
    •       Prepare and deliver regular reports that assesses the Center’s overall success and results. 
    •       Develop partnerships with local and national organizations, local community colleges, local service bases, the City of Houston, Harris County, and community based organizations designed to address the higher education needs of veterans.
    •      Work closely with Marketing and Communications to develop marketing and promotion initiatives.
    •      Work closely with Grants Administration to identify potential grant funding opportunities and with Institutional Advancement on fundraising opportunities.
    •     Regularly attend various job fairs, college fairs, and other veteran-related events. 
    •      Actively participate in other on-campus recruiting and admissions activities.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    •      An undergraduate degree in business, higher education, veteran’s affairs, counseling or related field required.  A Master’s level degree preferred.
    •     Minimum of 3 years of experience working as a director or assistant director of a veteran’s affairs related department or function.
    •     Progressively responsible for the design, development, and direction of veteran-related programs and services preferably in a higher education environment.
    •     Very competent and knowledgeable about admissions practices and student recruiting processes and procedures.
    •     Thorough and comprehensive understanding of veteran’s benefits including GI Bill benefits. 
    •      Comprehensive work history of program development and new initiatives.
    •     Excellent organization skills and the demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects and tasks.
    •     Ability to work effectively as a team member and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
    •     Working knowledge of available post-secondary funding opportunities for veterans including all state and federal educational benefits.
    •    Demonstrated good presentation skills.
    •    Demonstrated abilities to work effectively under pressure, ambiguity, and conflicting goals.
    •    Demonstrated excellent communication skills both oral and written.
    •    Demonstrated creativity, excellent judgement, professionalism, and practice of sound principles.
    •    Prior service in the US Armed Forces preferred.
    •    Intermediate level or higher proficiency in working with Microsoft Office Products such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint software.
    •    A working knowledge of PeopleSoft systems as well as Radius and other CRM software is preferred.
    •    Some travel will be required.
    •    Recruiting and public liaison related activities will result in evening and weekend work assignments.
    •   Incumbent must have access to a personal car and have a valid Texas Driver’s License.
    •  Substantial phone usage will be required on an as needed basis.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by individuals in this job classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and qualifications required of individuals in this job classification.  All job classifications may have miscellaneous job duties assigned on an as needed basis.  The University retains the right to assign and change the duties of this position at any time. 

    This is a full-time, year round, benefit-eligible position.  To apply, please send a resume, a cover letter and salary requirements to the email below.  Please note incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Human Resources – Ref: 3218

    University of St. Thomas

    Houston, TX 77006

    The University of St. Thomas is an Equal opportunity Employer

  • Monday, May 07, 2018 1:52 PM | Anonymous
    Position Information
    Posting Number S00855P
    Position Title Senior Associate Vice President for Student Affairs (S00855P)
    Department VP for Student Affairs
    Location Arlington
    Job Family Executive/Administration
    Position Status Full-time
    Work Hours Standard
    Work Schedule

    Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Open to External and Internal
    FLSA Exempt
    Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience
    Duration Funding expected to continue
    Pay Basis Monthly
    Benefits Eligible Yes
    Job Summary

    Senior member of Student Affairs Leadership Team reporting directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs. Represents Vice President at events and meetings when needed. Provide vision and leadership in the development and administration of a vibrant campus life program that engages the entire campus community using nationally recognized best practices. Responsible for the supervision of Apartment and Residence Life, Career Development Center, Office of International Education, and Involvement and Engagement which includes Fraternity & Sorority Life & Student Organizations, Leadership Center, Student Activities, and Student Government.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Provide direct supervision, training and evaluation of units including Apartment and Residence Life, Career Development Center, Office of International Education, and Involvement and Engagement (Fraternity & Sorority Life & Student Organizations, Leadership Center, Student Activities & and Student Government) which is comprised of 70 professional staff members.
    2. Assist the Vice President in the planning and administration of the Division of Student Affairs. Provide vision for the development and implementation of a comprehensive division. Provide leadership for reporting departments in the areas of planning, human resources, policy development, operations, facilities, and budgets.
    3. Maintain existing successful student programs and develop new programs that ensure a comprehensive student life program. Create a welcoming and vibrant community among a diverse student body including undergraduate and graduate students and a rich mix of residential, commuter, and online students.
    4. Foster effective collaborative partnerships with faculty, academic departments, staff, senior administrators, parents, and students to provide a seamless holistic learning environment that blends the classroom and out-of-classroom experience. Develop relationships with alumni, community stakeholders and potential employers that assist our students in securing internships and employment after graduation.
    5. Lead special projects for the VPSA and serve on University and Division committees. Serve as a liaison for Student Affairs to departmental units and community agencies, working collaboratively. Attend meetings and events on behalf of the VPSA when needed. Serve as a member of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for campus emergency preparedness.
    6. Ensure compliance with UT System and UT Arlington policies, state and federal laws and regulations including assistance with campus-wide crisis/emergency response and provides support to students and families in emergency situations.
    7. Other duties as assigned

    Required Qualifications

    Master’s degree in Higher Administration and Student Personnel or related field or the equivalent experience; minimum of 8 years of professional working experience working with college students. Experience working within one or more of the reporting departments.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Doctoral Degree strongly preferred and 10 years of closely related professional experience. Extensive knowledge and experience in reporting departments.

    Working Conditions
    Special Conditions for Eligibility
    EEO Statement

    UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

    Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

    1. Resume or CV
    2. Cover/Interest Letter
    Qualified applicants may apply: 

  • Wednesday, May 02, 2018 2:13 PM | Anonymous

    Career Coordinator – Center for Career and Professional Development, Stephen F. Austin State University


    This is a professional position responsible for assisting in the operations and programming of the Center for Career and Professional Development at Stephen F. Austin State University. Responsible for coordinating professional student development programs; conducting presentations related to department services; planning events and workshops; developing and implementing marketing strategies; and supervising assigned staff, including student and graduate assistants. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the Assistant Director, Center for Career and Professional Development.


    Essential job functions:

    •  1. Plans and delivers educational programs and services.
      2. Assists with on-campus recruiting and interviewing.
      3. Coaches students regarding job-search strategies and job-search skill development including professional document preparation, interview techniques, networking and employer research.
      4. Coordinates and delivers career-related presentations, programs and events to the campus community.
      5. Coordinates and/or collaborates with college staff to support career initiatives in assigned colleges.
      6. Markets department services to students, employers, alumni, faculty and staff.
      7. Assists with developing departmental learning and development outcomes and tools for collecting data.
      8. Prepares and analyzes various special, quarterly, monthly and ad hoc reports.
      9. Supervises and trains assigned student assistants. 
      10. Stays abreast of national, state, and local hiring practices, employment trends and other labor related issues.


    The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

    1.   Knowledge of, or the ability to learn, university policies and procedures.
    2. Knowledge of student development theory as it relates to career development. 
    3. Skill in using computer applications including spreadsheet, database and word processing software.
    4. Skill in public speaking and delivering presentations to individuals and groups.
    5. Ability to set priorities and complete assignments on time.
    6. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
    7. Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships.
    8. Ability to work patiently and effectively with students. 
    9. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
    10. Ability to train and supervise others.


    Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, public relations, counseling, psychology or a related area is required. Related experience may be substituted for required education on a basis set forth by the Department of Human Resources. One year of related experience is required. Experience with coordinating programs and activities, event planning and/or public speaking is required. Experience related to student development is preferred. Master’s degree in counseling, higher education, college student personnel or related field is preferred.


    The position closes on May 18. Apply online at

  • Wednesday, May 02, 2018 2:05 PM | Anonymous

    University of Houston – Clear Lake Vice President for Administration and Finance The University of Houston – Clear Lake (UHCL) seeks an accomplished and innovative financial leader to become its next vice president for administration and finance (VPAF) and invites nominations and applications for the position. 

    Since its founding in 1974, UHCL has provided educational opportunities to students in the HoustonGalveston area and beyond. The university offers more than 80 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs through its four colleges: Business, Education, Human Sciences and Humanities, and Science and Engineering. The university currently serves more than 8,500 students and more than 66,000 alumni. In its short history, UHCL has earned a distinctive reputation as a studentcentered, community-minded, partnership-oriented university. Through its on-going community engagement, UHCL has developed alliances with area businesses, organizations, schools and governmental agencies that enhance the educational, economic, cultural, scientific and professional environment across the region. 

    Located adjacent to the NASA Johnson Space Center, UHCL is situated in the heart of the area’s hightechnology community on a 524-acre natural-environment campus. UHCL is committed to supporting the region’s education community as well as the various commercial, engineering, computing, health care, petrochemical and aerospace industries. The university is distinguished by a strong commitment to student success, leadership development, career readiness and academic excellence. In August 2017, UHCL welcomed its fifth president, Ira K. Blake, Ph.D., who is developing bold plans and initiatives intended to further expand mutually beneficial opportunities for students, the university and the surrounding community. 

    Reporting to the president, the VPAF serves as the chief financial officer providing leadership, oversight and stewardship to all aspects of the university’s financial resources and an operating budget of more than $133 million. This position has responsibility for budget planning, procurement, facilities management, general accounting and financial operations, human resources, and campus security. The VPAF provides vision as well as proactive, integrated financial planning that optimizes resources in support of the university’s mission and strategic priorities, and supports the president in preparing presentations on financial and other important administrative initiatives to the UH System Board of Regents, the UH System Chancellor, and lawmakers. Most importantly, the VPAF serves as a key strategic advisor to the president and works collaboratively with her, senior leaders, faculty and staff to assure a successful and stable financial future for UHCL. 

    The successful candidate will be a skilled financial leader who understands how to maximize finance and budgeting in a constrained resource environment with experience leading change and implementing best practices. The next VPAF will be a superb communicator who works in partnership with colleagues and shares their commitment to access, affordability, student success and diversity in all its forms. It is expected that candidates will hold a graduate degree, ideally an MBA or MA in a business field. A record of more than 10 years of leadership experience, including increasing responsibility in a financial role, is required. Experience in an institution of higher education is preferred. 

    Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Review of applications is underway and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a resume and a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in this leadership profile. These materials should be sent electronically in two separate Word or PDF files to the consultants, Jane Courson and Robert W. Luke, at For fullest consideration, materials should be submitted before June 6, 2018. The consultants may also be reached by telephone via the desk of Meagan Shimkus at 630-575-6725. 

    For more information about the University of Houston-Clear Lake visit

    The policy of University of Houston-Clear Lake is to ensure equal opportunity in all its educational programs and activities, and all terms and conditions of employment without regard to age, race, color, disability, religion, national origin, veteran's status, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy), except where such a distinction is required by law. Additionally, UHCL prohibits discrimination in all aspects of employment and educational programs on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.  

  • Thursday, April 26, 2018 5:10 PM | Anonymous

    Position Summary:


    Facilitates the editing of the LSC catalog, supports the core development process, and facilitates the System-wide review and approval of curriculum revisions. Oversees a team of instructional programs professionals and provides leadership, guidance and support in their job functions.


    Job Functions:

    1.      Facilitates the System-wide review and editing of the LSC catalog each year, including policies, procedures, curriculum and all other related chapters

    2.      Works actively with the General Education Committee in support of the LSC core redevelopment process, including but not limited to participation on committees, coordination and collaboration with all involved parties, development of training materials, organization of proposals, providing guidance on THECB policies, and submission of proposals to the THECB for final approval

    3.      Evaluates and renews processes for Curriculum Management projects. Facilitates the System-wide review and approval of curriculum revisions in collaboration with the Educational Programs Council and Vice Presidents of Instruction, organization and processing of proposals from curriculum teams, development of training materials, and communications with all interested parties System-side to ensure full dissemination of information

    4.      Develops and manages Curriculum Management budgets and makes regular reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs

    5.      Represents Academic Affairs and Curriculum Management on Workforce Council and other committees as assigned

    6.      Oversees the submission of all new programs and course and program revisions to THECB for final approval

    7.      Works actively with LSC personnel to identify and collect data related to student learning outcomes and the use of such data for improvement of teaching and learning

    8.      Participates in training and professional development related to Curriculum Management and provides training and professional development opportunities for employees

    9.      Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

    ·          Strong verbal and written communication, analytical, organizational, and research skills Experience editing and proofreading, with the ability to produce high-quality materials while adhering to multiple deadlines

    ·          Strong understanding of accreditation purposes and processes

    ·          Project management skills

    ·          Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, administration, and community members in soliciting and utilizing meaningful input

    ·          Able to work autonomously and have a high degree of judgment

    ·          Excellent decision making, conflict resolution, and problem-solving abilities

    ·          Ability to maintain confidentiality

    ·          Strong multi-tasking abilities while working in a fast-paced environment

    ·          Ability to maintain a positive attitude in demanding work environment




    • Bachelor’s degree
    • At least 5 years of related work experience; at least 3 years in a management or director-level position


    • Master’s degree
    • Knowledge of catalog and curriculum approval applications



    Apply Online

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