Administrative Vice President for Student Affairs
Portland Community College (PCC) seeks a Vice President for Student Affairs to build on the College’s past successes. The next Vice President must be a dynamic, collaborative, successful and highly visible leader who can communicate an institutional vision to both internal and external constituents, motivate and support students with the implementation of that vision, and helping to advance the One College mission to unify the District and achieve strategic goals.
As the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, PCC serves more than 50,000 full-time and part-time students annually across a 1,500-square-mile district that spans five counties: Multnomah, Washington, Yamhill, Clackamas, and Columbia. The College advances equitable and sustainable economic prosperity for students and the community by providing high quality education with flexible delivery methods, fostering a culture of belonging for all, being innovative and enterprising, and preparing students to thrive in work and life. The College is continuing a large-scale, holistic reorganization of the institution in order to advance equitable student success. The College is poised to be identified as a top-level institution in terms of equitable student success.
As a highly visible organizational leader, the VP for Student Affairs will strengthen relationships across the College’s functional areas and physical locations in order to enhance holistic student support through collaboration and transparency. Qualifications include the following: Master’s degree from an accredited institution; a minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience in Student Affairs in higher education focused on good management practices, strategic planning, assessment, development of K-12 partners and community-based partners. Some of the key functions include:
- Serve as a member of the senior leadership team and assist the President in strategic planning, decision making, crisis management, and communication
- Develop and maintains effective collaborative relationships with agencies and institutions at the state, regional, and national levels to advance student success.
- Collaborate with the Board, President’s Cabinet, and senior leadership to promote college-wide efforts to develop and execute a strategic enrollment management (SEM) plan to meet the goals for enrollment growth.
- Proactively integrates equity and inclusion practices in programs, services, and interpersonal interactions with members of the campus and community
To ensure full consideration, completed applications are due by January 13, 2023. The search page, which includes the Executive Search Profile and application and nomination links, is located at https://rhperry.com/PCCVPSA.
RH Perry & Associates, a national executive search firm, is assisting PCC in this search. All confidential communications may be directed to: Dr. Sue DeWine, Senior Consultant, and Mr. Paul Doeg, President and Chief Operating Officer, at PCCVPSA@rhperry.com.