Minnesota State Colleges and Universities — MnSCU Admin 8 (Academic and Student Affairs)

Salary $88,939.00 – $142,306.00 Annually
Location St. Paul, MN
Job Type Full-time
Department Academic and Student Affairs
Job Number N082817
Closing 9/18/2017 11:59 PM Central

This position provides leadership and oversight of the administrative and operational functions to the academic and student affairs (ASA) division, ensuring that the division is in alignment with the mission and goals of the Board of Trustees, chancellor, presidents and the cabinet. This position also serves as the primary support and liaison to the senior vice chancellor for academic and student affairs in strategic and operational matters and involves significant discretion and substantial involvement in the development, interpretation and implementation of Minnesota State policy. This position provides overall coordination, direction and implementation of division operational functions to including staffing, budget, audit, strategic/ work plan development, legislative affairs, labor relations, and supervision of ASA division leadership development events, projects and division leadership meetings.

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills
Provides strategic advice and support to the senior vice chancellor relative to all administrative operations to ensure the effective implementation of system policies and procedures, and strategic initiatives of the division.

Leads the development of the division’s annual work plan and budget, in coordination with the academic and student affairs leadership team. Monitors division budgets and maintains full signature authority for budgetary approval in the absence of senior ASA leaders. Advises the senior vice chancellor on budgetary issues.

Oversees the development and implementation of strategic and operational initiatives as requested by the senior vice chancellor, providing vision, guidance, and coordination.

Provides strategic advice and guidance on division staffing and organizational structure, serving as the primary liaison between the senior vice chancellor and the human resource office. Responsible for analyzing and providing recommendations on staffing decisions made by ASA leadership; including advocating and ensuring timely decision-making.

Provides advice, analysis, direction and support to the senior vice chancellor and ASA leadership team relative to legislative, board of trustees, and meet and confer activities. Represents the senior vice chancellor in hearings and meetings of these groups as requested.

Coordinates ongoing professional development programming for the division, including the annual fall, winter, and spring CAO, CSAO, and Diversity and Student Affairs conferences.

Acting on behalf of the senior vice chancellor, reviews and engages ASA leadership and ASA staff in the resolution of constituent concerns.

Serves as a member of the ASA leadership team and the division liaison to all system office divisions and the chancellor’s office.

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: Baccalaureate degree required.
Professional Licensure/Certification: None.

Type and Length of Experience:

  • Demonstrated success in advancing equity and inclusion.
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in either public or private higher education organization that includes the hiring and supervision of staff.
  • Budget management experience.
  • Experience with information technology planning.
  • Experience formulating and successfully implementing projects with collaborative leadership and team strategies.
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education: Master’s Degree preferred

How to Apply:
Visit http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mnscuoochr/default.cfm to complete the application process.

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

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All applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States at the time of employment. For TTY, call Minnesota Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1800-627-3529.


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