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Vice President for Student Success

Harford Community College
Job Location:
Bel Air, 21015-1698
Student Affairs and Services


As a direct report to the President and a member of the President’s Cabinet, the VPSS provides leadership by overseeing the operations of Enrollment Management, Student Development, and Intercollegiate Athletics. Enrollment Management comprises Admissions, Financial Aid, Military and Veterans Support, Registration and Records, and the Test Center. Student Development comprises Academic Advising, Career and Transfer Services, Accessibility, Community Standards, Student Well-Being, the Learning Center, My College Success Network, Student Life, and credit courses in student development. The VPSS directly supervises two associate vice presidents, an athletic director, and one executive assistant. Indirect reports include more than 60 full-time and 100 part-time employees. The VPSS collaborates with the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management in forecasting and projecting enrollment and recruiting plans and on the successful enrollment and retention of dually enrolled students. This position also collaborates with the Associate Vice President for Student Development to analyze current retention and develop new practices to address achievement and equity gaps. Additionally, the VPSS collaborates with the Athletic Director to ensure adherence to NJCAA and Region 20 regulations, oversee the athletics auxiliary budget, and maintain athletic facilities. The VPSS is also responsible for the successful implementation of the business plan for the Harford Sports Complex.

Candidates should submit only a cover letter and résumé/CV to RPA Inc. at For a confidential discussion or to make a nomination, please contact Kira Heath, Search Manager, or Isaac Karaffa, Vice President and Senior Consultant, at the email address aboveThe review of applications will begin on August 1, 2024, and first-round interviews will commence thereafter.

This is an exempt, administrator position requiring an annually reviewed contract. The incumbent is eligible for a comprehensive benefits package offering medical, dental, and vision coverage; generous paid time off; tuition assistance; and retirement savings.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States, as the College does not offer Visa sponsorship for this position.

Employees of Harford Community College, including instructors for online and virtual courses, must be residents of Maryland or the contiguous states of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia; non-residents are expected to relocate to meet this requirement.

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