Human Resources

Vice President of Student Life

Applications are available in the Human Resources Office or available online.

  • Applications from current employees are welcome.
  • Applicants must be members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
  • Email (, fax (707-965-6400), or mail (Human Resources Office, One Angwin Avenue, Angwin, CA 94508), your signed application to Human Resources
  • Please contact Human Resources regarding questions about this position.
  • Applications from qualified applicants are forwarded to the employing department by Human Resources
  • Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by Human Resources or the employing department

Job Type

Staff Job Opening


Student Life

Position Type

Full Time

Tenure Track


Hiring Date

Upon receipt of qualified candidate

Wage Rate

Salary; Commensurate upon degree and experience (plus denominational benefits depending upon qualifications and experience)


The Vice President for Student Life (VPSL) provides vision, leadership, and oversight of all student life activities. The VPSL is a member of the President's Cabinet, and works collaboratively with other executives to create a campus culture that promotes student success, provides a safe and welcoming campus environment, and fosters a sense of spirituality and community among the students.  

  • Serves as a passionate advocate for the PUC mission and its faithful expression through the student life programs of the institution.
  • Provides leadership for ensuring that the College provides a comprehensive array of student services and student development programs that are focused on student success.
  • Plans, designs, develops, and delivers student programs and services that meet the goals of the College; provides leadership for evaluating and ensuring quality in all aspects of the College's student services activities. 
  • Recommends, develops, and implements student services policies, procedures and practices which foster and promote all student learning and student success, and which support the educational programs of the College.
  • Provides leadership and oversees the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure all students have equal access to services. 
  • Accountable for achievement of College goals and objectives within the scope of Student Life, as set forth in the College's Strategic Plan.
  • Collaborates with Human Resources in the hiring of qualified student life staff members.
  • Provides leadership and collaborates with administration and the Enrollment team for the recruitment and retention of students.
  • Fosters an environment of teamwork, collegiality, and integrity.
  • Prepares and administers the overall budget for Student Life activities, in consultation with the Associate Vice-President for Financial Administration, and the President.
  • Manages Human Resources and Title IX issues in cooperation with the Human Resources Department and the Title IX Office. 
  • Delegates responsibility and authority to subordinates, but maintains accountability.
  • Assumes leadership and responsibility for establishing an environment which promotes respect for students, faculty, and staff and recognizes initiative and excellence.
  • Prepares appropriate reports; analyzes and evaluates enrollment and retention data; projects student enrollment and retention data to be used in strategic decision making.
  • Develops, fosters and promotes new opportunities for partnerships with public and private sector entities; provides leadership in the development of operational and strategic goals drive the mission of the College. 
  • Supports College activities and special events through attendance and/or participation;
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities 

  • The position has broad management responsibility and oversight of student life departments, including supervision of faculty, staff, and students.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Education: Master's Degree Required, Doctorate Degree Preferred
  • 5-7 years of demonstrated leadership in a variety of student services areas, such as student life, residence life, counseling/advising, athletics, and support services including personnel planning, budgeting, and community partnerships.
  • An advocate for the role and value of Seventh-day Adventist higher education.
  • Must have an expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and a SDA church member in good and regular standing.

Application Deadline

Upon receipt of qualified candidate

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