Vice Chancellor Job Description

The Vice Chancellor is the second highest ranking officer at a university.

The Vice Chancellor is the chief administrative officer of a university and is responsible for maintaining the day-to-day running of the institution.

The Vice Chancellor typically manages the university’s finance, human resources, and facilities departments.

The Vice Chancellor is responsible for coordinating university activities with other regional universities.

The Vice Chancellor serves as a chairman of the university's board of trustees.

The Vice Chancellor also maintains contact with various government agencies and organizations.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for Vice Chancellor to lead our university into the future. Our ideal candidate will be passionate about education and have a proven track record of success in leadership roles.

Vice Chancellor Duties:

  • Manage a State agency’s administrative, fiscal, and personnel operations
  • Develop policies, strategies, and initiatives to achieve desired outcomes
  • Ensure that the organization operates in accordance with legal and ethical standards
  • Oversee the personnel operations of the organization
  • Liaise with state and federal agencies to secure funding and develop cooperative agreements
  • Liaise with universities, schools, and other educational entities
  • Secure funding for the agency
  • Oversee and manage all linked agencies
  • Promote and facilitate community partnerships
  • Advise the agency’s board of directors and oversight agencies on matters relevant to the agency’s performance
  • Oversee all administrative, fiscal, and personnel operations of the organization

Vice Chancellor Responsibilities:

  • Direct, review, and coordinate all educational programs and projects related to teaching, research, and service
  • Coordinate budgets, hiring, and student recruitment; recommend academic policies, procedures, and regulations; and recommend and approve budgets for instructional and academic support programs
  • Conduct or participate in research that supports educational improvement at the university and establishes or maintains relationships with professional organizations
  • Distribute and manage administrative and personnel functions, including supervision, training, and personnel policies
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field related to finance or accounting
  • 3+ years of successful university experience, including leadership experience
  • Ability to clearly articulate and explain complex ideas and information
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills
  • Strong knowledge of business principles and practices

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