Associate Vice Chancellor & Associate Dean

NC State University
Raleigh, NC
Closing date
Jun 28, 2022

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The associate vice chancellor and associate dean is focused on ensuring student success, retention, and degree completion through academic advising, co- and cross-curricular advising, guided exploration, and provision of support and resources to guide and empower students.

The associate vice chancellor and associate dean provides administrative leadership to promote excellence in all aspects of advising and student success for undergraduate students at NC State University.

This position manages the Exploratory Studies Program, the Office of Advising Technology, the Career Development Center, the Disability Resource Office, and TRIO Collegiate, while also directing training and professional development for advisors across campus. This position reports to the vice chancellor and dean for the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. It is a dotted line report to the senior associate dean of University College.

The associate vice chancellor and associate dean is responsible for the following: guiding the administration of Exploratory Studies, a program that advises students through a structured process of major exploration and transition to the university; directing advising outreach functions for NC State University which includes academic support for students changing majors, external transfer students, and international students along with the training and continuing education for primary role and faculty advisors throughout the university, management of university-level advising committees, and the development and dissemination of best practices for student success; directing the office of Advising Technology, the Career Development Center, the Disability Resource Office, and Trio Collegiate; and Special Projects.

The associate vice chancellor and associate dean will guide a team of leaders who manage the areas listed above with the goal of promoting a safe and inclusive environment where everyone in our Pack can thrive and grow.

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs (DASA) integrates curricular and co-curricular components to improve the academic performance of our students and the quality of academic and non-academic experiences at NC State University. DASA promotes academic excellence, universal access, engagement, and achievement for the student scholar. Led by Vice Chancellor and Dean Dr. Doneka R. Scott, the Division of Academic and Student Affairs is committed to providing our students with the programs and services they need for progress toward scholastic objectives and intellectual development. DASA departments and programs serve all NC State University students and partner closely with colleges and other campus units to support student success and engagement.

About NC State

At NC State, we create prosperity for North Carolina and the nation. We began as a land-grant institution grounded in agriculture and engineering. Today, we're a pre-eminent research enterprise that excels across disciplines.

NC State is a powerhouse in science, technology, engineering and math. We lead in agriculture, education, textiles, business and natural resources management. We're at the forefront of teaching and research in design, the humanities and the social sciences. And we're home to one of the world's best colleges of veterinary medicine.

Our more than 35,000 undergraduate and graduate students learn by doing. They pursue original research and start new companies. They forge connections with top employers and serve communities local and global. Through it all, they enjoy an outstanding return on investment.

About Raleigh

North Carolina's rapid growth makes the state a diversity leader and top spot for young professionals and families. Raleigh reflects statewide growth as a city on the rise:

No. 2 among the best big cities to live in (Money, 2018)

No. 2 among the best places for business and careers (Forbes, 2018)

One of America's most digitally inclusive tech cities (Brookings, 2018)

No. 2 hotspot for tech jobs (Forbes, 2016)

No. 3 best city for young professionals (Forbes, 2016)

For more information and to apply, visit Candidates should provide a resume or CV, cover letter, and contact information for at least three (3) professional references.

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.


The Division of Academic and Student Affairs is seeking an experienced student services professional with demonstrated success gained through academic leadership, support of cultural and ethnic diversity, and commitment to ensuring successful student academic and non-academic experiences.

A relevant post-baccalaureate degree from an appropriately accredited institution is required.

Preference will be given to those with a Ph.D. or EdD from an accredited institution or a combination and experience with at least seven years or greater of related academic advising administration; experience as an effective college-level academic advisor; experience in increasing undergraduate student retention or graduation rates; demonstrated success in promoting the use of retention technologies in higher education to advance student success.

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