Associate Vice President, Student Auxiliary Services and Chief Housing Officer

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Wayne State | Associate Vice President, Student Auxiliary Services and Chief Housing Officer Detroit, MI

Wayne State University seeks a seasoned, creative, highly collaborative, and energetic leader to serve as the next Associate Vice President for Student Auxiliary Services and Chief Housing Officer (AVP/CHO). Reporting to the Senior Vice President and Provost, the AVP/CHO formulates policies and business strategies related to, and provides general direction for, Student Auxiliary Services and Housing. The AVP/CHO oversees the strategic work and business services provided by Housing & Residential Life, the Student Center, McGregor Memorial Conference Center, and Wayne State University Dining & Catering Services. This role requires an exceptional and entrepreneurial leader to set a creative and innovative vision, communicate clear and data-driven goals, collaborate across campus, and build and support highly engaged and productive teams who provide leading edge services, resources, and programs to students and, by extension, to the University community.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President and Provost and collaborating closely with the Senior Vice President for Finance and Business Operations and CFO, the Associate Vice President for Academic Auxiliary Services stewards a broad and deep portfolio of business operations across multiple units and facilities with strong business and financial acumen and a deep commitment to customer service, student retention and success, revenue generation, and operating margin efficiency. The AVP role requires a seasoned strategist in the student housing enterprise, space utilization and planning, marketing and data analysis, auxiliary service contract management and operations, as well as excellent personnel management, supervision, and staff development skills and experience. The successful candidate will also have a strong track record in institutional collaboration, entrepreneurial savvy, setting and meeting progressive goals, and working collegially and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

The full position profile is available on the DSG website.

Amy Sugin and Laurie Casteen of Koya Partners, Koya Partners, the executive search firm that specializes in mission-driven search, have been exclusively retained for this search. To express interest in this role please submit your materials by filling out our Talent Profile. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

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Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Salary for the role is currently anticipated to range from $185,000 - $225,000, based on relative experience, skills, and the qualifications required for this role. In addition, Wayne State University offers a generous employee health and benefits package.


Wayne State University is an equal opportunity employer. No person will be discriminated against in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, familial status, marital status, arrest record, height, weight, sexual orientation, qualified Vietnam era veterans, qualified special disabled veterans, recently separated veterans and other protected veterans, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law.

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