California State University, Stanislaus — Associate Vice President for Student Success


Associate Vice President for Student Success

California State University, Stanislaus (Stanislaus State) invites nominations and applications for the position of Associate Vice President for Student Success. Stanislaus State serves a diverse student body of 10,000 at two locationsin the Central Valley, a beautiful 228-acre campus in Turlock and theStockton Center, which is located in the city’s historic Magnolia District. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and approximately 400 full-time faculty. The University offers a rich mix of 43 undergraduate majors, 41 undergraduate minor programs, 15 master’s programs, 7 post-graduate credential programs, and one doctorate program in educational leadership.

Stanislaus State seeks a new Associate Vice President to be part of the leadership team for the division of Student Affairs, reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Suzanne Espinoza. The Associate Vice President oversees the Academic Success Center, Educational Opportunity Program, Student Support Services, Career Development Center, Testing, and the Tutoring Center, setting a tone of excellence, teamwork and service and creating a campus environment that supports student success. These programs provide safe and supportive services to promote access, retention, academic achievement, graduation and employment of students.

In partnership with the Vice President, the Associate Vice President will provide imaginative leadership to move the Division of Student Affairs forward, supporting students in their academic and personal development and enhancing retention and graduation rates. The Associate Vice President will have the ability to collaborate and build teams across divisional lines, knowledge of student development theory, experience with student-center retention and advising programs, and experience working with a diverse student body.

At least five or more years of progressively responsible senior administrative experience in higher education are required of the successful candidate. A Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration or related field is also required; the Ph.D. or Ed.D. is preferred.

The review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, completed applications are due by December 15, 2017. Please review the Executive Search Profile for the position’s unique opportunities and qualifications, as well as application procedures. Submit your application securely through our website by clicking here, or at the email address below.

All confidential communications may be directed to our search team: Dr. Jean Scott, Senior Consultant, at (757) 585-2644, or Mr. Paul Doeg, President and COO, at (406) 220-2129, or to