Associate Provost for Enrollment Management

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Location
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Salary
Commensurate with experience.
Posted
Jul 10, 2017
Ref
N12056
Executive Administration Jobs
Vice Presidents
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Associate Provost for Enrollment Management. Founded in 1894, UW-Stevens Point is a member institution of the University of Wisconsin System. Consistently ranked among the Midwest’s best public universities, UW-Stevens Point affords its students transformational learning experiences, rigorous study, and individual relationships with faculty and staff mentors.

Reporting to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, the Associate Provost for Enrollment Management serves as the senior enrollment officer for the institution with principal responsibility for crafting and implementing a comprehensive enrollment management plan focused on recruitment, admission, retention, and student success consistent with UW-Stevens Point’s strategic mission, vision, values, and goals. The new enrollment leader will continue to evolve an already strong division as the university continuously seeks new ways to reach an increasing number of students locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally. Reflecting the culture and traditions of UW-Stevens Point, the Associate Provost will lead an enrollment operation that is collaborative, transparent, forward-thinking, and data-informed. The Associate Provost provides leadership for the Offices of Admissions, Retention Services, Financial Aid, and Office of the Registrar, and is responsible for coordinating successful strategies that focus on recruitment, retention, and overall student success.

The successful candidate will have an understanding of the competitive enrollment landscape; a keen understanding of marketing and messaging to prospective students and families; an analytical and collaborative approach to decision making; and an appreciation of the technology and elevated practices required to manage a state-of-the-art comprehensive enrollment operation. The Associate Provost will have experience in or familiarity with admissions, financial aid, and the registrar’s office. She/he will be an effective communicator, capable of recruiting, motivating, and developing staff in an environment in which enrollment priorities and strategies are continuously assessed and refined. The new leader will possess the skill to conduct institution-wide and highly rigorous conversation about the enrollment vision, goals, tactics, and tradeoffs. A commitment to student access, success, shared governance, and community engagement is essential. A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.

Through the discovery and dissemination of knowledge, UW-Stevens Point stimulates intellectual growth, provides a liberal education, and prepares students for a diverse sustainable world. The university is committed to creating a safe, inclusive learning community for all faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds. Recently ranked in the Top 10 Public Universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report, UW-Stevens Point provides challenging academics and a rich array of extra-curricular opportunities within a supportive regional community with nearly 8,300 students. Committed to developing global citizens, UW-Stevens Point has a strong focus on sustainability, and engages the highest percentage of students in study abroad within the University of Wisconsin System. For more information about UW-Stevens Point visit: https://www.uwsp.edu.

Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Review of applications has begun and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a resume, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the leadership profile, available at www.wittkieffer.com, and the names and contact information of five references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. These materials should be sent electronically via email to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s consultants Amy Crutchfield and Sophie Stave at UW-StevensPoint-EM@wittkieffer.com. The consultants can be reached by telephone through the assistant to the search, Laura Novak, at 630-575-6943.

 

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. UW-Stevens Point values diversity and inclusion as supported by our mission, “Through the discovery, dissemination and application of knowledge, UW-Stevens Point fosters intellectual growth, provides a broad-based education, models community engagement and prepares students for success in a diverse and sustainable world.”

Individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or interview process should contact Human Resources and Affirmative Action at 715-346-2606 or hr@uwsp.edu.

The safety and success of students, faculty, and staff at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is paramount. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act requires the distribution of an annual security report to all current and prospective students, faculty, and staff. You may obtain the complete report at http://www.uwsp.edu/dos/Pages/Annual-Security-Report.aspx

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

An offer of employment will require a criminal background check and authorization to work within the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.