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Director for adult and non-traditional student services

About the position

Reporting to the associate vice president for summer studies and special Programs, the director of adult and non-traditional student services understands the challenges often faced by adult learners in today’s university and provides leadership for the development and implementation of services, programs, and initiatives related to adult learners and non-traditional students at VCU. The director integrates and communicates all aspects of student services and resources to provide seamless assistance to students in acquiring the information and services they need, including information about and access to intake processes, admissions, academic advising, financial aid, registration, transfer credit, degree completion pathways, and other resources. The director develops partnerships within and outside the University to serve students, collaborates with others on approaches to marketing, and assists students and departments/schools in creating alternative pathways to degree completion.

How to apply

VCU’s executive search team is assisting virginia commonwealth university in this search. Application materials should be submitted to the VCU eJobs portal located at the link below:

VCU eJobs portal:

Additionally, confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Carol Ann Lawson. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. 

Inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to: 

Carol Ann Lawson, director of strategic initiatives

VCU human resources

(804) 828-2928



Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or disability. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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