Leadership Team Roles

The Student Affairs Leadership Team Roles

Leadership Team

(VPSA, Administrative Team, and 16 Departmental Directors). The overall leadership of Student Affairs.

As a group, the Leadership Team:

  • Provides leadership to advance the UGA and Student Affairs missions and improve the overall student experience
  • Implements division strategy, integrating the collective efforts of Student Affairs, its 16 departments, and staff
  • Addresses identified high level issues and raises new opportunities
  • Meets monthly during the academic year, and at topical retreats

Additionally, Leadership Team members:

  • Serve as content area experts and resources for Student Affairs and the campus
  • Provide strategic leadership for content area and department-based operations and initiatives, and supervise departmental staff

Administrative Team

(VPSA, Dean of Students, 3 AVPs, and Chief of Staff)

The senior leadership of Student Affairs

As a group, the Admin Team:

  • Further advises and supports the Vice President on division-wide decisions, strategy, operations, resources, and initiatives
  • Addresses identified high level issues and raises new opportunities
  • Meets weekly during the academic year, and as needed

Additionally, Admin Team members:

  • Supervise designated Student Affairs departments and directors
  • Implement key operations and initiatives on behalf of the VP, Student Affairs, and/or campus

Vice President for Student Affairs

UGA’s chief student affairs officer

  • Provides strategic leadership, administration, coordination, and budgetary/financial oversight for the Division of Student Affairs and its 16 departments
  • Primary decision-maker, including strategic planning and visioning, fiscal/budget development, facility management, and human resources
  • Primary Student Affairs liaison to University administration, the University System, state, and external audiences