Chief Student Affairs Officer develops strategies and policies that support student services and student life programs. Assures access protocols and services in support of student counseling, conduct, career development and placement, student housing, student organizations, student activities, residence life and related services. Being a Chief Student Affairs Officer requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a top executive officer. The Chief Student Affairs Officer manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Chief Student Affairs Officer typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience.