The mission of Student Affairs at CU Boulder is to develop and implement innovative programs and services that positively impact student success, retention and graduation rates, engagement, and campus climate. The Associate Vice Chancellor (AVC) reports to, and partners with, the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (VCSA) to develop the vision, direction, and actualization of a comprehensive co-curricular experience for all students that aligns with the strategic imperatives of the campus and strategic plans within the division.
This position, along with the other Associate Vice Chancellor positions, will serve as the official second in command to the VCSA with delegated authority for numerous critical functions when the VCSA is not available. This role will work with the Dean of Students, other Associate and Assistant Vice Chancellors, Executive Directors and Directors across the Division to ensure the leadership, development and assessment of a comprehensive and holistic student support services for a diverse student body.
The AVC serves on the VCSA’s Cabinet, a small group of senior leaders within the division, along with serving on campus-wide committees that advance the strategic imperatives of the University. The AVC provides forward-thinking and strategic leadership for a holistic, multidisciplinary approach, including administrative oversight, support, and leadership for many auxiliary units that support both student and staff success. The portfolio includes Residence Life, New Student and Family Programs, Housing Facilities, Housing Administration and Operations, including Off-Campus Housing and Neighborhood Relations, Buff OneCard operations, Integrated Security, and Occupancy Management, but is subject to change based on the division's strategic needs.
The position is responsible for occupancy-related revenue collection of $130 million, an operating budget of $60 million and oversight of 276 professional staff members and 400 student staff members. This position will also work to grow revenue within the portfolio.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
What We Require
A Master’s degree from an accredited institution in student affairs, Business Administration, Higher Education Administration or related field or equivalent experience.
At least six years of successful experience in planning, developing and implementing complex strategic goals and program initiatives that require the effective management of resources including a large and diverse workforce, significant budget and financial operations, and experience collaborating with students and student leadership.
Internal Number: 28666
About University of Colorado Boulder
As the flagship university of the state of Colorado, CU-Boulder is a dynamic community of scholars and learners with a proud tradition of academic excellence. Situated on one of the most spectacular college campuses in the country, we are one of only 34 U.S. public institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU)—and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region.Our employees are committed to CU-Boulder’s service to Colorado and the world through the many fields and professions represented on the campus. Whether practicing law or medicine, designing websites, writing grants to fund research, or advising students our employees further the mission of the University of Colorado by empowering our students, faculty and staff to Be Boulder. in pursuing knowledge in service to Colorado, the nation and the world.