Senior Associate Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students

Administrative Group • Job ID: R0047023
Charlottesville, VA

The Opportunity

The University of Virginia seeks an accomplished, student-centered, creative, and dynamic leader as the next Senior Associate Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students (Dean). Reporting to the Vice President and Chief Student Affairs Officer, the Dean will work alongside a strong and highly dedicated team to foster the best possible experience for our students and create a social, physical, and organizational environment that advances the educational mission of the University.

With an enrollment of just under 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students, UVA is known for its student experience, access, affordability, and commitment to excellence in research. As part of the student experience, UVA takes a groundbreaking approach to student self-governance, providing students with a variety of opportunities to govern almost every aspect of life on Grounds. In the Division of Student Affairs, more than 270 professionals support the University’s students as they make real, consequential contributions to the University. Through the Honor CommitteeUniversity Judiciary CommitteeStudent CouncilClass Councils and Trustees, and hundreds of Contracted Independent (student-led) Organizations, students hone leadership skills that they carry for the rest of their lives. The Dean will be a central figure in this effort, responsible for maintaining the system of student self-governance that has defined the University of Vir…

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