Associate Vice President, Student Life Services

The University of Nevada, Reno is seeking an Associate Vice President for Student Life Services to lead Division and institutional initiatives around student success for an increasingly diverse student body. Reporting directly to the Vice President of Student Services, the successful candidate will be a strategic and innovative administrator with oversight for units within Student Services including: Center for Student Engagement; ASUN Wolfshop; Office of Student Persistence Research; Dean of Students; Student Conduct; Greek Life; Alcohol Prevention; Career Studio; New Student Initiatives; Joe Crowley Student Union; Campus Recreation and Wellness; The Center-Every Student, Every Story; Residential Life, Housing and Food Services; and Counseling Services. Responsible for a budget of more than $64 million, the Associate Vice President oversees more than 100 full-time staff and more than 700 student employees. As part of the Division leadership team, the Associate Vice President will lead coordinated retention efforts that positively impact the student experience resulting in increased rates of graduation across all cohorts of the student population. For more information please go to

The University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s historic land-grant institution of higher education and is one of eight institutions of higher education governed by the Nevada System of Higher Education. With a growing and increasingly diverse student enrollment approaching 22,000, including 37% being comprised of traditionally underrepresented populations. The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. The University provides a comprehensive selection of degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level. Recently recognized as an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), the university is also recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. The vision of the Division of Student Services is to help every member of our learning community succeed. To learn more about the Division of Student Services please visit our website:

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.

Required Qualifications
Doctorate Degree and three years of managerial or related professional experience
Relevant Experience: full-time higher education experience to include supervision and management of student services and higher education and college/university auxiliary services

Preferred Qualifications
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an increasingly diverse student body and Student Life staff; demonstrated successful budgeting and fiscal management; ability to assess impact and progress toward retention and other goals; programmatic and operational management skills; and compliance with and adherence to federal, state, and institutional regulations.

Schedule or Travel Requirements
Variable work schedule
Occasional travel

Compensation Grade

Total Compensation
The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents.  For more information, please visit:

Required Attachment(s)
Attach the following attachments to the Resume/CV section of your application. The system will accept multiple attachments to this section of the application up to 5MB. Please contact the day you apply, if assistance is needed with attachments.

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact Information for Three Professional References

Posting Close Time
This posting will close at 12:00 am on the date listed below. The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 pm the day prior.

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