Student Affairs

Associate Vice President of Student Success

California State University, Dominguez Hills

Carson, CA United States

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY AT DOMINGUEZ HILLS invites applications for an Associate Vice President of Student Success. Under the administrative direction of Vice President for Student Affairs, the Associate Vice President of Student Success is responsible for the development of policies, procedures, programs, and services that will promote, encourage and support student success. The incumbent will be responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating access and retention strategies with an emphasis on closing the achievement gap for first generation, low-income and traditionally underserved populations. The Associate Vice President will be responsible for developing and maintaining programs that support the CSU Dominguez Hills Graduation Initiative. The AVP will not only advance the retention and timely graduation, they will also enhance career readiness and life-long employability. In collaboration with Academic Affairs and the Provost, the Associate Vice President of Student Success will provide energetic leadership, direction, and vision for all departments in the unit.


The incumbent will provide strategic direction for the Academic and Opportunity Support Programs (Educational Opportunity Program and Encounter to Excellence). The AVP will also provide leadership and direction to the Career Center to align and coordinate a comprehensive array of programs, services and initiatives to promote retention, completion, and post-graduation success. The AVP is responsible for seeking private, corporate and Federal funding for student success initiatives and collaborating with Academic Affairs on retention and graduation strategies.


The incumbent is a member of the Vice President for Student Affairs¿ senior management team, which also includes the Associate Vice President for Student Life and the Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management, the Division Fiscal Officer, Director of Student Health and Psychological Services, Director of

Educational Partnerships and Executive Assistant. The AVP will work closely with the leadership team and colleagues in the Division. The AVP will be responsible for executing annual assessment plan and reports, contributing to the Divisions strategic planning activities, and participating in campus-wide committees.


Position Information:

This is a full-time management (MPP) position. MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President. MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status.


This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.


ONLINE APPLICATIONS ONLY: Apply by completing an electronic application at the campus job web site at Click on “view job opportunities” under “New and returning applicants.” View the list of jobs and click on the one with the job title listed above.


The application review date is: 10/09/19.

The position will remain open until filled.


  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Master's Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 8 - 10 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

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