Vice Provost for Enrollment Management

Job description

The Vice Provost for Enrollment Management will report directly to the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with all the University of Cincinnati (UC) campuses and constituencies to promote student access, inclusion, success and excellence and to champion the recruitment, enrollment, transition, retention and graduation of a student body rich in talent and diversity. Areas that report to the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management include:

  • Undergraduate Admissions
  • Student Financial Aid
  • University Registrar
  • Advising and Academic Services
  • University One Stop Center
  • Enrollment Services Analysis and Reporting

The successful candidate will

  • Lead integrated strategic enrollment planning, recruitment management and operational execution;
  • Lead a high-performance culture that places students first and recognizes the commitment to university and external communities;
  • With key partners, execute the development of strategic enrollment goals for academic profile, net revenue, retention and student success, diversity, and approaches to student financial assistance, and create and execute an enrollment plan to achieve those goals;
  • Collaborate with key partners to develop a student success accountable culture
  • Provide oversight and leadership for the strategic management of the financial assistance programs;
  • Successfully identify and enroll a diverse and academically talented class of students in established and new markets;
  • Provide leadership, direction, research and planning in formulating recruitment strategies for target markets;
  • Commit to fostering a global perspective;
  • Make data-informed decisions for allocating staff and financial resources to achieve enrollment goals;
  • Collaborate with the University Communications office to develop successful recruitment strategies and messaging;
  • Lead and actively manage staff in the execution of goals by creating a supportive and collaborative environment for success and professional development.


  • Ten years senior management experience in successful enrollment programs, including but not limited to advising, marketing, data analytics, recruitment, yield and retention strategies
  • Master’s degree required
  • A demonstration of knowledge and application of best practices in enrollment management and advising, including but not limited to marketing, data analytics, recruitment, yield and retention strategies
  • Proven track record in building strong relationships with internal and external constituencies
  • Previous successful supervision of a large and diverse team
  • Extensive knowledge of data bases and reporting software
  • Demonstration of creativity and innovation in strategic planning and problem solving and an understanding of integrated marketing and its impact on enrollment
  • Demonstrated effective management of department resources (budget, personnel, space, etc.)
  • A high level of collaboration and teamwork with effective communication and presentation skills. Proven ability to collaborate with a wide cross-section of senior administrators, faculty, staff, alumni and students


Celebrating our 200th anniversary, the University of Cincinnati is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 25 public research universities in a city with nine Fortune 500 companies. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at

The City of Cincinnati was rated a Best Place to live by US News & World Report and provides both urban and suburban life as well as river views and rolling hills. Our city offers a wealth of amenities that include professional sports, world-class entertainment, a vibrant arts scene, gorgeous parks and nature trails, acclaimed museums, a celebrated zoo, a variety of restaurants and a flourishing riverfront scene. We actually offer the features of two cities when you include the thriving area of northern Kentucky just across the river. Affordable and family-friendly with excellent public and private schools it is no wonder multiple Fortune 500 companies call Cincinnati home. Visit to learn more.


Applicant review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants are requested to apply online and should include a letter of interest and current curriculum vitae. The letter of interest should address your qualifications, past experiences, and administrative successes that will make you uniquely qualified to be successful at the University of Cincinnati. Current UC employees must apply internally. Nominations are invited. Self-nominations must apply online. Other nominations are invited to be sent to [email protected].

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

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Posted: 6/15/2019
Application Due: 8/14/2019
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