Chancellor jobs in the United States

Chancellor formulates plans and programs and directs administration of college, school, or university, within authority delegated by governing board. Confers with board of control to plan and initiate programs concerning organizational, operational, and academic functions of campus, and oversees their execution. Being a Chancellor administers fiscal and physical planning activities. May require a PhD. Additionally, Chancellor has at least 10 years of experience in the field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

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Executive Assistant to the Chancellor and Board of Trustees
  • Office of the Chancellor
  • Montpelier, VT FULL_TIME
  • Job Description

    EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE CHANCELLOR AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES

    GRADE: 13

    NON-BARGAINING UNIT EXEMPT

    BASIC FUNCTION

    Reporting directly to the Chancellor, the Executive Assistant provides executive support in a one-on-one working relationship. The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Office of the Chancellor. The Executive Assistant also serves as a liaison to the Board of Trustees and senior leadership teams, Vermont State University and Community College of Vermont; organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversees special projects. The Executive Assistant must be creative and enjoy working within an entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven, results-oriented, and community-focused. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The Executive Assistant will work independently on projects from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Executive Support

    • Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the Chancellor, including but not limited to managing an extremely active calendar of appointments, completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence (often confidential), arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas, and compiling documents for travel-related meetings.
    • Plans, coordinates, and ensures the Chancellor’s schedule is followed and respected. Provides “gatekeeper” and “gateway” role. Uses judgment to assess and prioritize issues, requests, and concerns from internal and external constituents requesting contact with the Chancellor.
    • Communicates directly, and on behalf of the Chancellor, with Board members, donors, employees, and others on matters related to the Chancellor’s programmatic initiatives.
    • Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the Chancellor, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determines appropriate course of action, referral, or response.
    • Interpret, analyze, and communicate highly complex internal/external policies; process information for operational, planning, and management purposes based on a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of VSC policies and procedures.
    • Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the Chancellor’s office and internal departments; demonstrates leadership to maintain credibility, trust, and support with senior management staff.
    • Works closely and effectively with the Chancellor to keep them well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, and follows up appropriately. Acts as a “barometer,” having a sense for the issues taking place in the environment and keeping the Chancellor updated.
    • Provides leadership to build relationships crucial to the success of the organization, and manages a variety of special projects for the Chancellor, some of which may have organizational impact.
    • Successfully completes critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, including drafting acknowledgment letters, personal correspondence, and other tasks that facilitate the Chancellor’s ability to effectively lead the system.
    • Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.
    • Provides logistical support for the Chancellor and senior leaders at, and/or for, meetings. Anticipates needs according to commitments and obligations.

    Board Support and Liaison

    • Serves as the Chancellor’s administrative liaison to the Board of Trustees.
    • Prepares and distributes agendas and minutes for Board meetings, coordinates Board member travel and logistics, and ensures compliance with all Board-related policies and procedures.

     

    Senior Leadership Liaison

    • Participates as an adjunct member of the Office of the Chancellor team including assisting in scheduling meetings.
    • Assists in coordinating the agenda of joint senior management meetings and retreats for Office of the Chancellor, Vermont State University and Community College of Vermont.
    • Works with the External and Governmental relations team in coordinating the Chancellor’s outreach activities.  

    Communication, Partnerships and Outreach 

    • Follows up on contacts made by the Chancellor and supports the cultivation of ongoing relationships.
    • Edits and creates acknowledgement letters from the Chancellor.

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED
    This position reports directly to the Chancellor of the Vermont State Colleges.

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED
    N/A

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s degree.
    • Strong work tenure: five to 10 years of experience providing administrative support to a person, office or team.
    • Experience and interest in internal and external communications and partnership development.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Strong work tenure: more than five years of experience supporting senior executive(s).
    • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability.
    • Previous experience working in higher education a plus.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

    • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
    • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including employees, board members, and external partners.
    • Expert level written and verbal communication skills.
    • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently.
    • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response.
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
    • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, and Social Media Web platforms.

    Location: The successful candidate will locate in Vermont. Some remote work from home possible. 

    NOTE: This job is subject to a criminal background check. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the satisfactory results of this check.

    VSC values individual differences that can be engaged in the service of learning. Diverse experiences from people of varied backgrounds inform and enrich our community. VSC strongly encourages applications from historically marginalized and underrepresented populations. VSC is an equal opportunity employer, in compliance with ADA requirements, and will make reasonable accommodations for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant. Please email ccvhr@ccv.edu for assistance with accommodations.

    This general outline illustrates the type of work, which characterizes the job classification. It is not an all-encompassing statement of the specific duties, responsibilities and qualifications.

     

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Chancellor
  • North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
  • Greensboro, NC FULL_TIME
  • Posting Details Classification Information Classification Type EHRA Position Overview Primary Purpose of Position The Chancellor reports to University of North Carolina System President and is respons...
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  • The California State University
  • Long Beach, CA FULL_TIME
  • Position Information Under the general direction of the Vice Chancellor for External Relations and Communications, the AVC Federal Relations works with the Board of Trustees, Chancellor, and senior le...
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Chancellor
  • Central Texas College
  • Killeen, TX FULL_TIME
  • Summary of Position Oversees the planning, direction, and management of materials management(purchasing, inventory management, shipping & receiving, and mail & distribution), auxiliary services (food ...
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Chancellor
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • Little Rock, AR FULL_TIME
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Chancellor
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Greensboro, NC FULL_TIME
  • Classification Information Classification Type EHRA Position Overview Primary Purpose of Position The Chancellor reports to University of North Carolina System President and is responsible for all ins...
  • 25 Days Ago

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Manager, Specialized Instruction
  • DC Public Schools
  • Washington, DC
  • Our public school students need your expertise, passion and leadership. We are looking for highly motivated and skilled ...
  • 6/22/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Director, Specialized Instruction
  • DC Public Schools
  • Washington, DC
  • Our public school students need your expertise, passion and leadership. We are looking for highly motivated and skilled ...
  • 6/22/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Manager, Specialized Instruction
  • DC Public Schools
  • Washington, DC
  • Our public school students need your expertise, passion and leadership. We are looking for highly motivated and skilled ...
  • 6/22/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Director, Specialized Instruction
  • DC Public Schools
  • Washington, DC
  • Our public school students need your expertise, passion and leadership. We are looking for highly motivated and skilled ...
  • 6/22/2024 12:00:00 AM

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  • Topgolf
  • Ashburn, VA
  • Job Responsibilities Welcome and assist players with check-in and reservations. Provide information about the venue, gam...
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  • ComForCare
  • Ashburn, VA
  • Benefits: Bonus based on performance Competitive salary Flexible schedule Opportunity for advancement Training & develop...
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  • Ashburn, VA
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  • AEG
  • Ashburn, VA
  • The Brand and Strategy team at the Washington Commanders are looking for a 2024 Seasonal Intern! Title: Intern, Social M...
  • 6/18/2024 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Chancellor jobs
$248,712 to $379,875