Lake Land College seeks an experienced and energetic leader to serve as its next Vice President for Student Services. Reporting directly to the President, the Vice President is the chief student services officer of the College and guides overall leadership and vision for the student services unit of the college, including policy formation, budgeting, staffing, service development and continuous improvement. The Vice President works as part of the executive leadership team to champion a progressive, student-centered learning environment through the development and support of a Guided Pathways approach for enhancing student success. The Vice President will nurture a strong student services leadership team, while fostering a supportive and collaborative environment for all college students, faculty and staff. As the chief student services officer, the Vice President provides strategic and innovative leadership and oversight for all student services operations of the College, including Admissions and Records, Behavioral Intervention, Career Services, Counseling Services, Disability Services, Financial Aid and Veterans Services, Health Services, Fitness Center, Intercollegiate and Intramural Athletics, International Studies, Marketing and Public Relations, the Learning Assistance Center, Student Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures, Student Life, Talented Student Scholarships and two TRIO grant programs. As an officer of the College, the Vice President is expected to represent the College whenever he/she is needed as appropriate.
The successful candidate must possess a Master’s Degree in student services or a related field, and at least five years of progressive experience and proven accomplishments in student services administration at the director/dean level or higher. A Strong working knowledge of the guided pathways approach for student success, along with a documented ability to analyze and assess data for continuous improvement is essential. In addition, the successful candidate must demonstrate innovation, creativity and strategic thinking in providing a learning-centered environment for students and staff. A Doctorate and community college leadership experience is strongly preferred.
Lake Land College, a public, comprehensive community college in East Central Illinois, serves approximately 20,000 credit and non-credit students, and 6,100 FTE annually. The College service area is nearly 4,000 square miles and includes 31 school districts and all or part of 15 counties.
We invite you to submit a Lake Land College application, letter of application, resume, transcripts, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references online above. For full consideration application materials must be completed by August 17, 2018. Lake Land College offers competitive pay and benefits. EOE/AA