2021 NASPA Virtual Conference

Professional Preparation for Aspiring AVPs:  On Becoming an Assistant/Associate Vice President of Student Affairs

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In support of the professional life cycle, this pre-conference will explore the professional competencies required of successful Assistant/Associate Vice Presidents (AVPs) of Student Affairs. The program will include a panel of sitting AVPs and Chief Student Affairs Officers (CSAOs) to discuss practical application of the professional competencies, and a panel of Higher Education Search Firm professionals and CSAOs to explore professional preparation and strategies for approaching the search process for those seeking the position. The format of this pre-conference program will include panel discussions and small group processing.

Additional registration required

Wednesday, March 17
1:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Presented by

Adam Goldstein, Associate Vice President and Dean of Students, Wake Forest University
Paul Irish, Associate Dean of Students, College of the Holy Cross
Jacob Diaz, Regional Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Success and Dean of Students, University of South Florida St. Petersburg
Lauren Rivera, Assistant Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students , University of Scranton
Valerie Randall-Lee, Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs/Dean of Students, Salisbury University
Stephanie Helms Pickett, Associate Vice Provost, Inclusive Excellence and Strategic Practice, North Carolina State University