Ivy Tech Community College — Vice Chancellor of Student Success

Ivy Tech Community College prepares Indiana residents to learn, live, and work in a diverse and globally competitive environment by delivering professional, technical, transfer, and lifelong education. Through its affordable, open-access education and training programs, the College enhances the development of Indiana’s citizens and communities and strengthens its economy. Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system.

The Vice Chancellor for Student Success is responsible directly to the Campus Chancellor with indirect reporting to the Sr. Vice President/Chief Operating Officer for the planning, development, administration, supervision and evaluation of the college student support, retention, and development programs. The Vice Chancellor will provide leadership in the functional areas as assigned.

As the chief student support officer of the Campus, the Vice Chancellor for Student Success provides leadership that enhances the campus’ student support and development services, improves cross-functional teamwork in support of student success, retention and completion, and establishes 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.

The Vice Chancellor for Student Success will be a member of the Chancellor’s cabinet with the purpose of providing leadership that aligns with the College’s core values and implements strategies in order to meet the needs of a diverse community and student body on campus. This position promotes diversity, integrity, community engagement, innovation, and excellence; is accountable to perform statewide responsibilities to maintain consistent statewide curricula, policies, and practices. This position will work closely with appropriate Systems Office leadership to establish strategies coordinated with statewide efforts in key areas of focus (recruitment, enrollment, completion, retention, and student success).

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in student personnel, counseling, adult or higher education, or related discipline is required
  • Three to five years of progressive leadership experience in a comprehensive student affairs unit is required
  • Seven to ten years of progressively responsible student affairs experience in a regionally accredited higher education institution is preferred
  • Demonstrated project management skills to oversee several projects concurrently and meet deadlines effectively
  • Knowledge of managing student related data and reporting
  • Must be adept at resolving individual and group conflicts, and must have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to identify key issues and to carry forward an idea or project from conception to execution
  • Track record of thinking conceptually and mastering complex subject matter quickly
  • Good judgment, discretion, tact and the ability to work easily with senior leaders within the higher education, charitable, government, and business sectors
  • Ability to partner well with colleagues both in and outside of the organization
  • 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:

  • Community College experience is preferred.


Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana is an accredited, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity or status as a veteran.