- An earned doctorate or equivalent.
- Student Affairs leadership experience as a vice president, dean, director, or other senior administrator.
- Commitment to student centered learning.
- Commitment to innovation in higher education.
- Skills in articulating student issues to internal and external audiences.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and develop positive working relationships with a broad range of constituents through a variety of means.
- Demonstrated ability to work within and nurture a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic and international learning community that supports student development.
- Demonstrated commitment to equal opportunity, including the recruitment, selection and retention of a learning community that is diverse in race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, and veteran status.
- Demonstrated commitment to advancing an organization toward a more socially and environmentally sustainable future.
- Demonstrated understanding of the importance of student affairs and its role in the college, including a strong commitment to student recruitment and retention.
- Demonstrated successful experience working with national organizations.
- Experience building collaborative leadership and administrative processes.
- Demonstrated success in fundraising.