Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students


Carlow University is a private, Catholic, liberal arts, comprehensive University  is accepting nominations and applications for the position of Vice President of Student Affairs (VPSA) and Dean of Students. Reporting to the Provost and a member of the President's Cabinet, the VPSA serves as the University's chief student affairs officer, provides creative vision and leadership for all student affairs departments, programs and activities, and in collaboration with the University's administration, provides the strategic direction, planning, and assessment of the Student Affairs Division. 


  1. A master's degree in higher education or a related field (doctorate preferred); 
  2. Experience advising students in a higher education setting; 
  3. Outstanding communication and mediation skills; \
  4. Extensive experience in the management of student affairs related matters in a University setting.  

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Carlow University is being assisted by the partners of Hyatt - Fennell, Executive Search.  Nominations and application materials should be submitted via email to

Applications include a letter of interest, a current résumé/cv, and contact information for five professional references, in separate documents. 

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should be submitted prior to May 18, 2018 to receive full consideration. 

All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential. 

For more information contact: 

Cheryl Hyatt -  724-242-0476

Carlow University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Full/Part/FT&PT: Full-time - exempt
Department: Academic Affairs
Contact Name/Title: Cheryl Hyatt
Contact Address: Carlow University 3333 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Contact Phone: 724-242-0476
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