Academic Affairs, Education, Higher Education

Vice President for Student Life

  • Rhodes College
  • Memphis, TN

This position has been filled.

Rhodes College seeks an experienced, strategic, and forward-looking leader for the position of Vice President for Student Life. Reporting to President Jennifer M. Collins, the Vice President will partner with students, faculty, staff, and administrators to design and implement a holistic vision for the student experience at Rhodes that will inform both high-level strategy and day-to-day operations. Drawing upon a nuanced understanding of national best practices and student development theory, the Vice President will lead the way in crafting policies, guidelines, and approaches that are proactive, transparent, and thoughtfully tailored to Rhodes’s mission and needs.

As a residential liberal arts college in the heart of Memphis, Rhodes is defined by its talented students, dedicated teacher-scholar faculty, rigorous curriculum, deep commitment to civic engagement, and a firm commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion across all facets of the University. Its next Vice President must share these values and be eager to partner with students, faculty, and others in ensuring that Rhodes delivers on its promise of cultivating within its graduates a life-long passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to​ translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. 

The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately. Please send all nominations, expressions of interest, and applications electronically and in confidence to

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