University of Pennsylvania SENIOR ASSOCIATE VICE PROVOST FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 85-28870
Posted Job Title SENIOR ASSOCIATE VICE PROVOST FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS
School Name Student Services
Org University Life Administration
Posted to the Web 05/19/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 032
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 9-5; evenings & weekends as required
Position Length Ongoing
Position End Date
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
Division of the Vice Provost for University Life (VPUL) is Penn’s foremost provider of student services and educational access. VPUL partners and collaborates with diverse organizations across many dimensions including: race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, historical tradition, age, religion, disabilities, veteran status, interests, perspectives and socioeconomic backgrounds. We enhance the ability of nearly 25,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, along with other community participants. University Life programs provide academic and career support, campus and community engagement, health and wellness programs, and much more. Our efforts help to fulfill Penn’s strategic vision of integrating knowledge across campus. VPUL is part of the Office of the Provost and includes 32 campus departments. http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/
Reporting to the Vice Provost for University Life, the Senior Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs (SAVP) serves as the chief deputy to the Vice Provost for University Life for VPUL co-curricular academic programming; student affairs, activities, and initiatives, and as the formal deputy for the Vice Provost on the University Crisis Team. The SAVP is a core member of the VPUL Central Resource Management Team and helps promote the University’s and divisional missions by explicitly promulgating engagement, a sense of belonging, and a deeply-felt, shared connection to community throughout Penn’s vibrantly diverse undergraduate, graduate, and professional student population in active partnership with the Undergraduate Assembly and the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly, Penn’s charter student leadership bodies.On behalf of the Vice Provost, the SAVP leads strategic planning, program implementation, and major goal assessment efforts in support of these missions; ensures innovation and adherence to best practices in VPUL’s world class student affairs and student activities initiatives, and actively partners and promotes collaborative student affairs outreach and support programming with School and other University partners. This position has direct administrative oversight for the following VPUL departments: Career Services, Civic House, the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, NROTC, Platt Student Performing Arts House, the Tutoring Center, Office of Student Affairs and the Weingarten Learning Resources Center, including Learning Resources and Student Disabilities Services. The SAVP also serves as the Vice Provost’s deputy for implementing the University’s Open Expression Policy and convenes the work of the University’s Open Expression Observers.
MS required, earned Ph.D. or other terminal degree preferred with a minimum of 7 to 10 years experience in higher education administration including significant supervisory and budgetary responsibility preferably in a student affairs position. Must have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a highly complex, challenging environment. In particular, the SAVP must have direct and demonstrated experience administering a substantial student affairs budget, supervising student affairs professionals, and managing conflict and change in a university environment.
Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
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