National Institute on Aging

Harford Community College — Associate Vice President for Student Development

Harford Community College is seeking an innovative, resourceful, student-centered individual to lead the Student Development team. The Associate Vice President provides campus-wide leadership to promote student development and advocate for student success. This is accomplished by leading and managing direct reports in the offices within the Division of Student Affairs which include Student Life, Student Achievement (My College Success Network and the Learning Center), Advising, Career and Transfer Services (ACTS), and the Department of Accessibility, Community Standards and Student Well-Being.

Various responsibilities include serving on campus and community committees, including Achieving the Dream and the division’s Core Assessment Team; serving as a Deputy Title IX Coordinator; assisting in the oversight of Commencement planning and implementation; developing and monitoring annual budgets; presentations to the Board of Trustees when needed; supervision and evaluation of staff; responding to and resolving student, employee, and parent concerns; values efforts towards diversity, inclusion, and equity at HCC for all students; assist with student conduct concerns and in collaboration with the Vice President for Student Success and & Title IX Coordinator; ensuring overall compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and guidelines; and working closely and in partnership with the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management.


  • Leadership and management experience
  • Budget development and management
  • Student development theory and practical applications for student success
  • Experience with developing innovative programming for student retention and completion with evidence of change
  • Familiarity with enrollment management principles
  • Knowledge of program evaluation and assessment
  • Familiarity with wellness and intervention programming and support
  • Understanding of trends and issues in the community college sector
  • Experience with evaluating staff and supervision and performance evaluation
  • Experience with developing collaborative partnership to advance student success including with faculty and other key stakeholders
  • Ability to analyze data and identify related action steps to improve student success
  • Values diversity, equity and inclusion; values the roles and contributions of entry- and mid-level staff and understands the importance and value of humor and warmth in the workplace.

This position reports directly to the Vice President for Student Success & Title IX Coordinator.


  • Master’s degree in a related field required – such as counseling, educational leadership, higher education administration, or community college leadership – or appropriate certification such as a Law Degree, Organizational Development or Human development.
  • At least seven years progressive leadership experience in an academic setting is required.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Doctorate in a related field is preferred.
  • Community College experience is preferred.

Apply online by June 18:

This is an exempt, administrator position and includes a comprehensive benefits package offering medical, dental and vision coverage; generous paid time off; tuition assistance; and retirement savings. This position will require work performed regularly on campus.

Employees of Harford Community College, including instructors for online and virtual courses, must be residents of Maryland or the contiguous states of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia; non-residents are expected to relocate to meet this requirement.