Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Success

The Office of the Chancellor is currently recruiting for a Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Success. The executive search firm WittKieffer is assisting with the search. To be considered, a brief introduction letter and a Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement must accompany each CV.  Application materials should be submitted using WittKieffer’s candidate portal. Submissions will be accepted through October 5th, 2021, or until the position is filled.

We welcome nominations of qualified candidates.  We encourage you to speak with your colleagues to help us develop a strong candidate pool. Nominations can be submitted to Sheila Murphy at ucscvcsas@wittkieffer.com.

If you have any questions, you may contact Sheila Murphy at ucscvcsas@wittkieffer.com or Lauren Morgan at  llmorgan@ucsc.edu

About the Position

The Search Advisory Committee

Recruitment Schedule

  • Stakeholder Meetings – May and June 2021
  • Kickoff Search Advisory Committee Meeting – June 2021
  • Initial Application Review Date – Oct. 5, 2021 
  • First Interviews – Middle of October 2021
  • Final Interviews – Beginnning of November 2021

Final Interview Stage

During final interviews, candidates will be on campus for two days meeting with campus constituents.  Each finalist will give a town hall talk during their visit as well as participate in open forums for students and staff and faculty.  Dates and times can be viewed here.  Names of finalists will be released one week before their in-person interviews begin.  All talk and forum participants will be invited to give feedback on the candidates.