NASPA Careers:
Vice President for Student Affairs

NASPA is committed to providing high-quality, executive-level professional development opportunities for Vice President of Student Affairs who lead their divisions and their institutions during this period of transformational change in higher education. Largely through the programs offered by the James E. Scott Academy, NASPA provides networking, resources, and professional development programs for VPSAs at all stages of their careers.

The Vice President of Student Affairs is the individual responsible for leading all student affairs efforts at an institution. In the majority of cases, this is a position that reports to the President and is at the peer-level of other institutional division leaders such as the Chief Academic Officer and Chief Business Officer. At a time where the role of student affairs within the larger collegiate experience is evolving, it is important for our profession that our highest-ranking leaders are identified with the same title as their peers, ensuring equity across the presidential cabinets on which they all serve.

Find a Job

The Placement Exchange (TPE)
The Placement Exchange
Go to TPE Website
Interim Administrator Program →

Vice President for Student Affairs
Publications

NASPA publications help to keep VPSAs current in the rapidly changing fields of student affairs and higher education.

Vice President for Student Affairs
Initiatives & Awards

The James E. Scott Academy provides innovative, rigorous, and high quality experiential learning and professional growth opportunities meeting the diverse and changing needs of Vice President of Student Affairs.

James E. Scott Academy

The James E. Scott Academy is led by a board comprised of 21 accomplished vice presidents for student affairs…

NASPA Supporting, Expanding, and Recruiting Volunteer Excellence (SERVE) Academy

SERVE is a year and a half long program for mid-to-senior level professionals who want to gain knowledge about, and strategies for, enhancing their NASPA leadership and volunteer experiences and fully experiencing their professional association.

Related Posts

  • NASPA in China

    Since the summer of 2015, NASPA’s global reach has extended to China due to its developing relationships with two institutions in Shanghai, Fudan University and the Shanghai Students Moral Education Development Center. The initiatives stemming from these relationships are designed to promote cooperation between these institutions and NASPA and among student affairs professionals in China and the United States.

    Posted on August 22, 2017 at 12:06 PM by NASPA Blog
  • Five Strategies to Cultivate Well-Being

    Vice presidents for student affairs (VPSAs) spend a great deal of time attending to the needs of others, be it students, mentees, colleagues, or staff members. Subsequently, they have little time to care for themselves. Exercise, a nutritional diet, and good sleep habits are all important aspects of cultivating well-being, but they all take time out of a busy schedule.

    Posted on August 21, 2017 at 02:22 PM by NASPA Blog
  • Notes & Coffee: August 14 - 20

    Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: What U.Va. students saw in Charlottesville; After Charlottesville violence, colleges brace for more clashes; Legal grounds to turn away white supremacist speakers; Finances a troublesome subject at many HBCUs; More diversity means more demands.

    Posted on August 20, 2017 at 10:41 AM by NASPA Blog
  • Get Connected - NASPA: Not Just a 4 Year Association

    Join the CCD to learn more about NASPA, the Division, and opportunities for professional growth!

    Posted on August 17, 2017 at 02:43 PM by Community Colleges Division

Get in Touch with NASPA

×