Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing

Liberty, Missouri
Feb 08, 2019
Executive Administration Jobs
Vice Presidents
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


About William Jewell College

Located in Liberty, Missouri, William Jewell College sits at the edge of urban and rural landscapes. In one direction are rolling hills and Midwestern countryside and in another direction the Kansas City skyline can be viewed. William Jewell, the Critical Thinking College®, is a four-year, private college with a long history of cultivating thought leaders and innovators who have pursued meaningful lives throughout the world. Jewell has been called “the campus of achievement” in recognition of student’s prestigious scholarships and fellowships, placement in the country’s finest graduate schools and contributions to their professions and communities.


William Jewell College is consistently ranked for value and academics by the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Washington Monthly, Money, U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.


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Leadership Role

William Jewell College seeks a dynamic, experienced enrollment and marketing leader to join our leadership team as Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing. This is an opportunity to have a tremendous impact by advancing the College’s Mission with the aim of solidifying William Jewell’s market position and creating demand for Jewell’s educational offerings. The VP for Enrollment and Marketing is responsible for creating, deploying, and assessing the College’s Strategic Enrollment Management Plan, and aligns communication and recruitment strategies to ensure robust enrollment of future Jewell alumni, whether these students are traditional, transfer, or lifelong learners.


The VP for Enrollment and Marketing will serve as William Jewell’s strategic and operational lead in recruiting, admitting, retaining, and marketing to students. The incumbent is an essential part of the President's leadership team. The successful candidate should be versed in current, effective enrollment and marketing strategies and will lead the Admission and Marketing teams to utilize data and technology to optimize relationships with prospective students. The VP in Enrollment and Marketing will be able to recognize and act upon synergies between and among student recruitment, retention, alumni and donor engagement, and the College’s ongoing stewardship of its brand. This person will build partnerships both within and outside of the College to expand Jewell’s reach and advance the Strategic Plan. This position also works closely with key constituents to create enrollment and marketing strategies designed to ensure William Jewell’s long-range sustainability.


Education and Experience:

  • A master's degree in a related field required
  • Five or more years of experience in a senior leadership role within higher education admissions; significant experience and/or expertise in marketing, ideally within higher education.


Additional information

This is an exempt, full-time position. Salary is commensurate with experience, and includes an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/LTD insurance, 403(b) retirement plan plus match after qualifying period, 10 days of vacation per year, 12 sick days and a minimum of 14 paid holidays annually. Staff members also receive free admission to campus events, use of the pool, fitness center, and tennis courts. Tuition remission is also available after an introductory period. Voluntary benefits include: long-term care insurance.


Application Procedure

Candidates must submit the following documents via email to [email protected]:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • William Jewell College application
  • Salary Requirements


The application can also be found on our website at


Please note: Incomplete submissions will not be considered.


Applicants who need accommodation for the application or interview process, please make such accommodation request in advance to the Office of Human Resources:

William Jewell College

Office of Human Resources

500 College Hill Box 1017

Liberty, MO 64068

(816) 415-6904



Review of applications will begin immediately. Position is open until filled.


All final candidates must successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment.


Our Mission: We educate our community to ask reflective questions, apply critical thought, and act with purpose.


William Jewell College is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

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