Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Vice President (Student Services Elp)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
The Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Student Services is responsible for the overall management, planning, administration, and evaluation of the programs, services, personnel, policies, procedures, and budget of the TTUHSC El Paso Office of Student Services and Student Engagement (OSSSE). The AVP plays a principal role in setting and enacting TTUHSC El Paso’s priorities affecting student affairs, and works collaboratively across divisions with senior leaders, faculty and staff in support of co-curricular programs and activities that advance student learning and development. In addition to supporting and mentoring a motivated and innovative team of Student Affairs staff, the AVP will ensure that the department is engaged in best practices with respect co-curricular experiences for students.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Planning and leadership for SSSE  to support students’ academic and professional goals across  all TTUHSC El Paso component schools in compliance with governmental regulations, accreditation standards and university policies
  • Oversees the SSSE staff, budget and policies- including student financial aid, registrar’s office, academic and disability support services, and student wellness (student health services, counseling services)
  • Develop and assess current and future services, products, facilities, procedures and policies for students
  • Cultivates collaborative relationships with students, faculty, staff and administration to foster a positive, equitable and inclusive learning environment and diverse student body
  • Supports student governance including the Student Government Association, student organizations and student life programs
Position Specific:
  • Bachelor's degree required in the appropriate field based on assigned area of responsibility plus a master’s degree or doctoral degree in higher education administration and leadership or a closely related field.
  • At least eight years of professional and management experience in higher education relating to student services and/or student affairs.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with supervising and developing student services;
  • Organization and team development;
  • Applying best practices for student activities and wellness programming;
  • Management of student conduct and grievance processes;
  • Demonstrated understanding of behavioral intervention teams;
  • Knowledge of student disability/accessibility services;
  • Production of academic ceremonies such as convocations and commencements;
  • Ellucian Banner Student;
  • Operational understanding of Title IV financial aid administration and compliance; and
  • Experience with budget preparation and the oversight of common business operations in a large institutional setting.
  • Additional job-related education may substitute for required experience on a year-for-year basis.

HSC - El Paso

Student Services SSRFA Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Executive Administration

Occasional Duties
  • Oversee the maintenance of an institutional Student Handbook/Code of Professional and Academic Conduct and due process mechanisms
  • Supports the coordination of TTUHSC El Paso Commencement Exercises


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree required in appropriate field based on assigned area of responsibility;
  • Eight years of professional and management experience in related area.
  • Additional job-related education may substitute for required experience on a year-for-year basis.

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