Associate Vice President for Admissions & Enrollment Management


DEPARTMENT

Academic Affairs


POSITION SUMMARY

Associate Vice President for Admissions and Enrollment Management will have supervisory and budget oversight for the following areas: Admissions (undergraduate & graduate), Financial Aid, First-Year Experience, Orientation, Recruitment, the Registrar’s Office, and the UNIV course. This position is responsible for developing and implementing the vision of the university and the Privateer Enrollment Center within the context of the University strategic plan. This position works directly with the staff in each area to ensure the day-to-day operations best serve the needs of the students, faculty, and staff of the University. The Associate Vice President for Admissions and Enrollment Management will continually assesses the needs of the University, determines how the unit can contribute, and implements changes to ensure those needs are met. This position may provide other duties and functions as deemed necessary, and reports directly to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.


RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Strategic Planning

  • Contribute to the development of a strategic enrollment management plan.
  • Assume direct accountability for undergraduate and graduate enrollment goals as specified by the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs and in line with governing board directives.
  • Assume accountability for achieving multi-year and annual enrollment objectives and track progress on goals.
  • Provide recommendations, advice and input to the Provost, President, other top-level administrators, UL System Office and Board of Regents Office on enrollment management activities.
  • Develop an annual retention action plan with specific goals for the immediate term ahead and future term forecasts, tactics, and measures of effectiveness. The plan should be developed in consultation with deans and their designees, the Office of Institutional Research, Student Affairs, Accounting Services, and Admissions (for re-recruitment of stop-outs)

Operations Management

  • Analyze data related to strategic directions; proactively assess effectiveness of programs and offices in response to market forces and university objectives.
  • Provide leadership on policies and procedures relevant to enrollment management.
  • Oversee the planning and management of all financial aid strategy including packaging, discounting strategy (leveraging), monitoring, and compliance.
  • Oversee all administrative and operational activities in the Office of the Registrar including but not limited to: ensuring the integrity, accuracy, and security of each current and former students’ academic records; facilitating effective student registration and enrollment; building secure data systems and setting policy and procedure for their responsible use; centrally managing the efficient use of classrooms; and interpreting academic policies for students, faculty, and administrators as required.
  • Responsible for administering a comprehensive Admissions program, including development and management of an aggressive student recruitment and orientation program and administering an inclusive First Year Experience plan.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. 

Financial and Human Resources

  • Develop enrollment management budget scenarios and create systems for effective implementation and monitoring.
  • Assume accountability for the finances, administrative leadership, and management of the units this position oversees, including the stewardship of people, finances, and other resources.
  • Hold other leaders accountable for high performance and highly engaged culture by articulating expectations, monitoring performance and providing feedback consistently across areas of responsibility.
  • Identify methods to increase revenue and reduce costs.
  • Assist in negotiation of budgets, tuition and fees.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A master’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • At least two years of experience in leading enrollment management initiatives at a higher education institution.
  • Three years of experience supervising enrollment management functions such as admissions and financial aid.
  • Demonstrated involvement in new student programming and a commitment to inclusive and sustainable efforts.
  • Demonstrated analytical and interpersonal skills.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in understanding of mainframe and PC automated systems.
  • PeopleSoft software implementation knowledge.
  • Extensive experience in and a commitment to the values of urban education, an appreciation of diversity and an intense competitive drive to succeed in the highly competitive admission area.


SALARY

Commensurate with qualifications and experience


DATE POSTED

03/23/2018


CLOSING DATE

Position will remain open until filled. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by April 23, 2018.


POSITION NUMBER

2222

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