Vice President of Student Affairs

Position Overview

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Prince George’s Community College in Prince George’s County, MD invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Student Affairs (VPSA). The College seeks a strategic, collaborative, and innovative executive with demonstrated experience managing a robust and diverse student affairs portfolio. The new VPSA will join the College at a pivotal time in its history in light of COVID-19 and a presidential transition and will be selected by the incoming President.  This is a significant opportunity for a visionary higher education leader who is deeply committed to student life, community engagement and inclusive excellence to effect change and bring innovative, best practices to address college issues, policies, and strategies directly related to complex student matters, concerns and emerging trends in student life.

The new VPSA will provide strategic direction to multiple departments within the Student Affairs Division including Student Affairs (operations), Enrollment Management, Academic and Career Advising, Financial Aid, Student Success & Engagement, and Athletics. With a visible presence on campus and the wherewithal to build relationships beyond the Largo campus to encompass the five extension centers, the VPSA will play a critical role in transforming the student experience in a rapidly evolving environment.

Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) provides courses, programs, and services at the Largo Campus and across five-degree extension centers: Joint Base Andrews, Laurel College Center, Skilled Trades Center, University Town Center, Westphalia Training Center and a number of locations across Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Qualifications include:

An earned doctorate required in higher education, management, administration, leadership, or a related field; significant experience in student affairs with a record of progressive leadership responsibilities in a complex division, preferably in a community college or similar learning environment; a commitment to serving the needs of a diverse, urban/suburban, multi-generational community of learners, and highly knowledgeable on national best practices in student affairs, and evidence of using data to make decisions and assess the efficacy of student affairs programming and services. 

For a detailed profile of the position, please see above.

Nominations and Applications

The Search Committee for the Vice President for Student Affairs will begin reviewing applications in early July and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, all application materials should be received by August 31, 2020.

Applications must include a letter of interest that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the position profile, CV and five professional references with email addresses and telephone numbers (references will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant).

Applications and nominations should be sent electronically (in Adobe PDF or MS Word) to: PrinceGeorgesVPSA@agbsearch.com

Nominations and inquiries may be directed to:

Ms. Joy Yablonsky, Executive Search Consultant, joy.yablonsky@agbsearch.com, (215) 934-1386

Dr. Wayne Wormley, Executive Search Consultantwayne.wormley@agbsearch.com, (215) 432-7913

All nominations, inquiries and applications will be received and evaluated in full confidence.

Equal opportunity employment has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at the Prince George’s Community College, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, creed, gender identity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic by law. This policy applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Questions or concerns should be referred to the human resources office. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S. and complete employment eligibility verification paperwork.