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North Carolina Central University - Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs

Durham, NC

Job Description

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) seeks nominations and applications for its new Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.  In support of the overall mission of the university, the vice chancellor for student affairs reports directly to Chancellor Johnson O. Akinleye and is a member of the Executive Leadership Team.

Founded in 1910, NCCU was the first public liberal arts institution for African Americans in the nation.  Today, the university is a comprehensive institution that offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees, a Juris Doctor, and a Ph.D. in Integrated Biosciences.  With a strong tradition of teaching, research and service, NCCU prepares students to become global leaders and practitioners who transform communities.  The university has a total student enrollment of over 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced, innovative leader with a demonstrated record of creativity and success in student affairs.  The vice chancellor will foster an atmosphere that is student focused and supports student retention and graduation, as well as the holistic development of the students, while enhancing a strong sense of community.  The vice chancellor is responsible for providing strategic and visionary direction to the Division of Student Affairs.  The areas the vice chancellor will oversee include Residential Life, Student Health and Counseling Services, Student Rights and Responsibilities, Student Disabilities Services, Career Services, Campus Ministry, Campus Recreation, Student Union/Activities, Centennial Scholars, the Women's Center, Men’s Achievement Center, and Student Life Assessment.  The vice chancellor is responsible for a budget of approximately $25 million.

The university seeks candidates who bring outstanding vision, energy, managerial, and entrepreneurial talent as well as rich experience and personal qualities to support the development of a high-quality student affairs program.  S/he should have a track record of progressively responsible experience across all aspects of student affairs; the ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively; strong administrative, financial management/budgeting, planning, and problem-solving skills; evidence of providing intentional and strategic development programs for staff and students; experience in a diverse environment; and a strong commitment to providing excellent service to multiple constituents.

For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by January 10, 2018. Candidates should provide a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the Leadership Statement; Curriculum Vitae and the names and contact information of five references.  Additional information is available at  References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates.  These materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to the North Carolina Central University’s consultants Oliver B. Tomlin, III and Khalilah Lawson at  Documents that must be mailed may be sent to Witt/Kieffer, 7250 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 240, Bethesda, MD 20814.

North Carolina Central University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.


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