Associate Vice Chancellor Well Being & Social Support
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Salary Range (Full-Time)
$190,000 + (commensurate with education and experience)
Hourly Rate (Part-Time)
Dallas College is seeking an experienced, highly collaborative leader with a proven track record of enhancing service excellence, diversity, equity and inclusion, and student success in a dynamic higher education environment. The Associate Vice Chancellor, Student Wellbeing reports to the Vice Chancellor, Student Success and is responsible for providing effective leadership and administrative management for all health, wellness and social support programs at Dallas College: developing, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating such programs; ensuring that an equity lens and mindset are applied to the design, delivery, organization, and evaluation of these programs; and ensuring that the College continues to strengthen its integrated approach to programs and services, planning, and operations towards the achievement of student success and institutional goals.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Strong knowledge of current standards of college health & wellness service and social service practices with applicable local, state, and federal regulations, and available resources in the field.
• Maintain a deep understanding of key national trends and best practices in functional areas of reporting and ensure that units are on the cutting edge of student services and are engaged in continuous improvement to ensure that services are responsive to changing needs of students.
• Able to identify and apply appropriate methods to assess progress of wellbeing programs and the impact of such programs on students.
• Be a highly collaborative leader with experience in a comparably diverse and complex college/university with a proven track record of enhancing quality, excellence, institutional diversity, equity and inclusion, and student success
• Demonstrated experience working with student wellbeing and social support programs.
• Knowledge and understanding of student development theory and programs.
• Demonstrated skills in technological support and delivery of student programs and services.
• Experience in strategic planning, assessment of program(s) effectiveness, and development of guidelines to enhance student success units within the institution and with accrediting bodies.
• Ability to identify, address, and collaborate with other leaders on solutions to barriers preventing a significant portion of our population from having a job that pays a living wage.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, complex ideas, and information to a variety of stakeholders/constituents within the Dallas College community network.
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
Minimum Knowledge and Experience
• Master’s degree required (earned doctorate preferred) in higher education, counseling/student services or related field as confirmed by official transcripts
• Five (5) years of progressively responsible management and supervisory experience in one or more areas of student services
• Three (3) years upper level administrative/supervisory experience in a community college/higher education environment
• Demonstrated successful experience in strategic planning, fiscal management, resource allocation and personnel supervision
• Knowledge and experience with SACS accreditation requirements and processes; knowledge and experience with Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board rules and guidelines preferred
• Bilingual Preferred.
• Official transcripts are required.
*** Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide high-level leadership and direction for the integration and enhancement of wellbeing initiatives across all college campuses.
• Serves as executive liaison with the community, health care professionals, social services professionals, and local agencies in offering services, making effective referrals, and coordinating health, wellbeing, and social support resources.
• Research, develop, and collaborate to implement a comprehensive wellbeing ethos of care for students in alignment with the established learner care network.
• Network and systematize current programs for efficiencies, easier access and referral, and greater impact ensuring high quality of care is provided to all students equitably through the office of Student Health, Wellness and Social Support Services.
• Serves as lead and facilitates the design and implementation of new wellness health, wellness and social service programs and administratively monitors existing programs for applicability, safety, and effectiveness.
• Maintains administrative oversight for the Student Health, Wellness and Social Support Services budgets, monitors, and controls expenditures consistent with the College’s strategic priorities.
• Responds appropriately to issues in a dynamic, rapidly changing educational/economic environment.
• Actively participate in local, regional, state, and national professional development opportunities as applicable to the role and/or by assignment.
• Completes required Dallas College Professional Development training hours per academic year.
• Perform duties as assigned, maintaining all standards in accordance with Dallas College policies and procedures.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.
Dallas College is part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Dallas College complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act.