Vice President for Enrollment Management

Location
New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Posted
May 06, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs
Provosts
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 10674

Regular/Temporary: Regular

GENERAL DUTIES

The Vice President is responsible for one or more major College divisions and serves as a member of the President's Cabinet.  He/she incorporates innovative practices into plans and strategies and collaborates with other College and University executives, and outside organizations as needed, to develop appropriate policy and acquire resources.  He/she is a dynamic leader of an executive team responsible for personnel, budget, operations, and communications.

CONTRACT TITLE

Vice President

FLSA

Exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Lehman College of The City University of New York (CUNY) is seeking a Vice President for Enrollment Management to lead College efforts to build upon its enrollment successes.

Reporting to the Provost/Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and serving as a member of the College's senior management team, the Vice President will provide strategic leadership and operational management to develop and implement a comprehensive enrollment management program that focuses on sustained, positive results in recruiting, enrolling, retaining, and graduating an academically prepared student body. The Vice President oversees the following offices:  Academic Standards and Evaluations, Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, Graduate Studies, Registrar, SEEK, Special Academic Sessions, and Testing and Scholarships.  The portfolio also includes pre-college programs, community college articulation and transfer programs, and freshman and sophomore year initiatives.

The Vice President's portfolio will also include, but is not limited to, the following:
- Provide leadership to achieve strategic plan objectives related to enrollment management and student success.
- Collaborate with College academic and administrative personnel on the development of enrollment goals, targets, and metrics for target populations; monitor, assess, and report progress to accomplish goals.
- Collaborate with University (CUNY), regional community colleges, and external organizations to develop and implement programs and services that result in improved student success.
- Foster a culture of continuous assessment to improve divisional effectiveness and services to students and to link assessment results to budget planning and resource allocation.
- Collaborate with the Office of Information Technology and the Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment to develop a data system and analytical tools to support strategic enrollment management.
- Work closely with Institutional Advancement and Media Relations to develop communication and marketing strategies that contribute to successful recruiting and retention programs.  
- Achieve high levels of staff performance through effective recruitment, onboarding, and performance management.
- Serve on University, College, and community committees and task forces.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

This position is in CUNY's Executive Compensation Plan.  All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience.  Additional qualifications are defined below by the College.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

*REVISED QUALIFICATIONS*
Candidates should have a minimum of eight years managerial experience overseeing an enrollment management program in a College or University.  They should also have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a team-oriented philosophy, demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students, and staff, and have a personal presence that is active and engaged.  Other required competencies include strong management, budget, planning, and data analysis skills, including a familiarity with predictive modeling; knowledge of best practices, research, and technological advancements in student information systems; the ability to articulate innovative ideas and approaches to enrollment management for a public university in an urban area; experience using market research to develop recruitment and retention strategies and social media to recruit, coupled with a competitive drive to achieve enrollment management goals and continuous improvement.  Some travel, evening, and weekend work required.  A Master's degree is required; a doctorate or equivalent is preferred.

COMPENSATION

Commensurate with education and experience.

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans.  Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

*REVISED*
To apply, go to www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title.  Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.

Please copy and paste this URL to your web browser for more information about Lehman College:
http://lehman.edu/careers-at-lehman/

CLOSING DATE

Review of resumes to begin June 6, 2014.

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