Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs - Student Affairs Employment Opportunity: The College at Brockport

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Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs - Student Affairs Employment Opportunity

The Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs (EMSA) is a senior level professional that plays a major role in coordinating, and evaluating the division’s Student Affairs units.

Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs - Student Affairs

The College at Brockport

The Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs (EMSA) is a senior level professional that plays a major role in coordinating and evaluating the division’s Student Affairs units. The Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs reports directly to the Vice President of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs. As a member of the EMSA Divisional Leadership Team, this Assistant Vice President specializes in Student Affairs and provides leadership, strategic direction and administrative oversight to a large portfolio of Student Affairs units which includes: Brockport Student Government (BSG), Health, Counseling, Prevention & Outreach Services, Select Respect Center, Student Union & Activities, Campus Recreation, Community Development, Student Leadership Development, and Intercollegiate Athletics. These units and programs are central to the student success mission of the College and the Division. The AVP of Student Affairs also serves as a leader in collaborative efforts cross-divisionally and with other areas of the University especially the Academic Affairs Division. This position contributes significantly to strategic planning, staff supervision and the development of a safe, healthy, inclusive learning environment for the college community.

Major Responsibilities

Coordination and Supervision

• Provides leadership and strategic direction to a number of EMSA units including: Hazen Center for Integrated Care (Health, Counseling, Prevention & Outreach, Select Respect), Campus Recreation, Student Union and Activities, Community Development, Student Leadership Program, Intercollegiate Athletics and gives guidance to the Brockport Student Government.

• Provides direct supervision, evaluative feedback and administrative support to the reporting unit directors and indirect supervision for the unit's associate directors, assistant directors, professional staff, clerical staff, graduate students and student employees.

• Provides support for onboarding and orientation of incoming students and staff.

• Coordinates professional development opportunities and training for EMSA personnel.

• Assists in providing leadership to divisional efforts related to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

• Provides oversight to budget development and maintenance for the reporting units.

• Recommends appointment of personnel for staffing.

Planning and Management

• Formulates and manages long- and short-range strategies designed to help establish and achieve EMSA Divisional goals in support of the institutional strategic plan.

• Builds a comprehensive student support program and improve student educational outcomes throughout the division by utilizing intentional engaged learning opportunities (HIPs and CHIPs).

• Coordinates and problem-solves responses for students and families regarding complex student issues and complaints.

• Plans and implements change management processes including workflow, systems, and training to ensure successful business transformation.

• Works in concert with Institutional Technology to increase the use of technology to support EMSA initiatives and strategic planning.

• Provides leadership and develops strategies to build service opportunities and partnerships in the larger community.

Student Development

• Provides leadership for student programming related to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

• Provides guidance and advising for student government.

• Provides support to collaborative efforts to reduce sexual violence, high risk drinking, and off-campus behaviors that impede student success.

• Facilitates continuous improvement in tracking and documenting student involvement in high impact educational practices.

• Reviews with reporting units progress on demonstrated student attainment of planned learning outcomes.

• Leads collaborative efforts with EMSA offices to develop innovative and inclusive student programming that reaches both on and off campus students.

Assessment and Compliance

• Guides practices, for reporting EMSA units that are compliant with all regulatory expectations.

• Develops knowledge and ensure compliance with federal and state law, college policies and union contracts.

• Builds personal knowledge and monitor compliance with NCAA and conference rules and regulations.

• Provides divisional leadership in risk management for reporting units and on-going compliance efforts.

• Assists on Title IX Appeal Panels and as a Conduct Appeal Officer.


• Serves on divisional and college-wide committees.

• Serves as a member of the divisional leadership team and represent the Vice President of EMSA when the VP is away from campus.

• Serves on Town/Gown committee.

• Provides service to non-profit groups.

• Attends as a M/C representative, meetings, town halls, celebrations and dinners.

Required Qualifications

A master's degree or higher in college student personnel administration, higher education administration, or related field from a regionally accredited college or university; demonstrated experience in higher education equal to director level or above; demonstrated experience in supervising professional employees; demonstrated experience in budget planning and oversight; demonstrated record of progressively responsible positions in student affairs; demonstrated experience working effectively with diverse populations in a higher education setting; demonstrated experience working with data to make evidence-based decisions and recommend improvements in programs and policy; demonstrated experience in report writing; demonstrated experience in presenting information to faculty, staff, students and families of our students; demonstrated experience in creating more effective and efficient work processes; and, demonstrated experience in program planning and event management.

Preferred Qualifications

Terminal degree (PhD or EdD) from a regionally accredited college or university; demonstrated experience in student conduct and problem-solving involving complex student issues; experience working in and managing employees in a collective bargaining environment; innovation driven student affairs professional; knowledge of applicable federal and state laws impacting campus policies and compliance expectations affecting student affairs; demonstrated experience in Title IX and higher education compliance; demonstrated experience in risk management; and, demonstrated experience in intercollegiate athletics.

Division Description

The Division of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs advances learning and community through a rich array of essential services, engagement opportunities and programs to prepare students to become their best selves and create meaningful lives.

The College

The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters’ programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary commensurate with experience. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement, and generous paid time off.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should apply online at and submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and phone number of three professional references. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations via email at

We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College’s commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.

The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.



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