Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Student Engagement

Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Student Engagement

UMass Dartmouth, a thriving public research university and critical engine of social mobility located on Massachusetts’ Southcoast, invites nominations and applications for the position of Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Student Engagement (AVC). Reporting directly to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and serving as a member of the Division’s leadership team, the AVC will advance the University's educational mission by leading a team of professional staff who plan, implement, and administer programs and services that enhance the quality of the student experience and campus life. The AVC will be responsible for setting student life policies, budget management of departments, and the supervision and evaluation of professional staff, and provide strategic direction on policies, programs, and responses related to a broad range of student life issues. They will respond to crisis situations and student and family concerns.

UMass Dartmouth distinguishes itself as a dynamic public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research, resulting in lifelong student success. Ranked second in Massachusetts for social mobility, UMass Dartmouth is proud to serve as an important engine of opportunity for a diverse and talented student body. Roughly 40 percent of UMass Dartmouth’s most recent incoming class identify as students of color, roughly half are the first in their families to attend college, and 47 percent qualify for federal Pell Grants. The University’s total enrollment is roughly 6,700 students, including approximately 4,900 undergraduates, 850 graduate students, and 950 online students. Roughly two-thirds of UMass Dartmouth’s undergraduate students reside on campus.
The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree in a relevant field and will also encourage collaboration and communication among all of these expert and talented staff members to ensure that robust, holistic, and equitable systems are developed and implemented across the division and for all students.

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For best consideration, please send all nominations and applications to:

Matthew Marsallo, Managing Associate

Alyssa Perez, Senior Associate

Storbeck Search

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