Assoc. Vice Chanc. of Student Affairs
Administrator 10 (Unclassified MnSCU Administrators' Plan)
Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
30 7th Street East, Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55101-7804

Appointment: Full-time, Unlimited
Application Deadline: Priority Review begins June 9, 2014

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Marilyn Myles-Newman
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, System Office
30 7th Street East, Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55101-7804

Marilyn Myles-Newman
Senior Personnel Officer
Phone: (651) 201-1837


The Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs functions as the chief student affairs officer for the system and provides system-level support and advocacy for all student affairs functions on the college and university campuses.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Advance campus efforts to increase student success.
• Monitor legislative initiatives related to student affairs and serve as the system spokesperson on student affairs-related issues before the legislature.
• Provide leadership for the continued development and enhancement of the student affairs-related modules of the Integrated Statewide Record System (ISRS).
• Manage a team of student affairs professionals spanning several content areas including financial aid, student life, disability services, college transitions, teacher education, and policy and procedure.
• Convene meetings of student affairs user groups, including admissions directors, registrars, financial aid directors, assessment directors, and chief student affairs officers.
• Provide leadership for the development of system policy in all areas related to academic and student affairs and assist campuses to comply with system policy.

Minimum Qualifications:
• A master's degree, in college student personnel, counseling, or higher education administration.
• Seven years of work experience in student affairs including at least three years at the program director level (or equivalent) or higher.
• In-depth knowledge of student development philosophy and practice, evidenced by work experience in at least two different student affairs functional areas (admissions, financial aid, counseling, student life, Deans, CSAOs, etc.).
• Experience in academic consultation and shared governance processes.
• Excellent group facilitation, consensus building, and public presentation skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
• A doctoral degree in college student personnel, counseling, higher education administration, or an academic field.
• Experience as a chief student affairs officer at a college or university.
• Student affairs work experience in more than one type of college or university (community college, university, private, public, etc.).
• Student affairs work experience in a college or university system office.
• Experience working with legislators and legislative staff members and testifying at legislative hearings.
• Experience working in a collective bargaining environment.

Application Procedure:
Submit letter of application, current resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of five professional references to

• Employment for this position is covered by the MnSCU Administrators plan which can be found at:

NOTICE: In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MnSCU’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.

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, age, 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.

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 1-800-627-3529.

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Position Type: Employee
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Contact Information
Marilyn Myles-Newman
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
30 7th Street East, Suite 350
St. Paul, 55101