Associate Vice President Students

College of New Caledonia

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June 19, 2024
Prince George, Canada
Job Type
Annual Salary
$128,636 - $171,514
Hours per Week
37.5 hrs/wk
Closing Date


The Associate Vice-President Students (AVPS) will be a prominent leader and senior administrator responsible for providing leadership, insight, innovation, and accountability in a student support ecosystem that has a variety of student support service areas. The AVPS will play a critical role in the cohesive management and integration of diverse student experiences, will advocate for students and foster relationships to support the students’ voice in college decisions which impact student success.

The AVPS is responsible for a comprehensive portfolio dedicated to fostering student success and fulfilling the College’s strategic commitments to Indigenization and decolonization; equity, diversity, and inclusion; student-centered education; academic excellence; civic leadership, and community engagement. The incumbent will oversee services in International, the Learning Commons & Academic Success Center, and Student Services. As a newly created position at the College of New Caledonia position, this role will support the development of effective systems and services to support students, while expertly employing change management skills.

Reporting directly to the Vice-President Student Affairs, the AVPS will cultivate and coordinate institutional structures and programs designed to help all students become intentional in their learning, engaged in their college experience, and be successful in their chosen fields. Alongside the Vice-President Student Affairs, the AVPS will lead and integrate robust holistic student support, services and programming model for all of CNC’s six campuses.

As an important member of the CNC’s Senior Leadership team, the AVPS will collaborate with colleagues on the development of college-wide policies, short and long-term strategic plans, budgetary accountability structures, and campus initiatives.

The AVPS will work to ensure the advancement of College’s mission, vision, values and goals, with a commitment to the success of students, staff, faculty, and the community. The incumbent will guide, lead, and implement comprehensive enrolment management, retention, and student success strategies, as well as strategic enrolment strategies for international student diversification. Leadership reporting to this position includes the Directors of International, Learning Commons & Academic Success Center, and Student Services.

Posting Number: 24-063AP

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Knowledge and Skills

  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with student support and success services in a post-secondary environment, including:
    • Accountability of systems and successful practices.
    • Assessment of student success practices, innovations, and requirements.
    • Strategic enrolment management practices.
    • Student data collection, analysis, and management options.
    • Technologies that are used to promote and monitor student success.
  • Demonstrated ability to represent student support and success services to internal and external audiences including departments, committees, boards, government, and other organizations; the ability to represent student support and success services in budget development and management of college programs and services, and the ability to collaborate and engage with all members of the College community including students, staff, faculty, administrators, and external stakeholders.
  • Works with a coaching mindset, creates a thought-provoking and creative environment to help others achieve their goals.
  • Builds effective working relationships through open communication and trust, seeking clarity on matters where there are impacts to staff while engaging with active listening and empathy.


  • Master’s Degree required.
  • Eight years experience in senior leadership preferably in a post-secondary setting, including supervisory, operational, and administrative duties for post-secondary student programming and services. A combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Evidence of professional accomplishment in support of student learning.
  • Experience in student-centered program and services delivery with knowledge of how to apply student development theories with knowledge and research in student support services and success initiatives in post-secondary environments.
  • Demonstrated skill in managing student conduct cases and responding to complex situations involving student conduct.
  • Proven knowledge and expertise in data-informed, learning and teaching focused post-secondary environments.

How to Apply

The on-line application system is located on the College of New Caledonia’s Jobs and Careers website. You will need to create a personal account in order to apply to our posted competitions. All required fields/questions must be completed upon your initial application. After you have completed each field/question once, you will not need to do so again unless you want to update the current information or to insert additional required documents. Please note that applicant accounts are individual and must not be shared with others.