Vice President and Dean of Campus Life

Vice President and Dean of Campus Life

Emory University is one of the world’s leading institutions of higher education, with an international reputation for path-breaking scholarship and research, engaged teaching, and innovative health care delivery. The University’s 32,000 employees — including 14,500 faculty and staff and 17,500 Emory Healthcare employees — make it the second-largest private employer in the Atlanta metropolitan area and multiply Emory’s economic impact throughout the region and the state. With approximately 15,000 students, including 8,000 undergraduates and 7,000 graduate and professional students, Emory draws students from every state and more than 100 countries. 

Campus Life at Emory is recognized internationally for building a campus culture that reflects Emory’s values and for delivering world-class programs and services. Its mission is to enhance the overall student experience and develop adults who are informed, compassionate, conscientious, healthy and active global citizens.

Reporting to the Provost, the Vice President and Dean for Campus Life will provide the strategic and visionary leadership for the University’s campus life division.  The Vice President and Dean of Campus Life will also work closely with the President, Deans, and other senior university leaders to advance the institutional priority of enhancing the undergraduate experience by fully integrating the work of campus life and the academic mission of the University.  The development and implementation of enhancements to programs for and engagement with the graduate and professional student body is another important priority for Campus Life.  

Qualified candidates should have senior leadership experience in campus life within a complex institution, preferably supporting both undergraduate and graduate students; a demonstrated history of working with academic units to integrate the academic and student life missions; and proven ability to provide vision and inspire others.  An advanced degree is required, and doctoral degree is preferred.

Review of nominations and applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Emory University will be assisted by Ellen Brown Landers, Courtney Disston and Tracie Smith of Heidrick & Struggles, Inc. Nominations and applications should be directed to:

Emory University Vice President and Dean of Campus Life Search
Heidrick & Struggles, Inc.
1180 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 2250
Atlanta, GA 30309

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.