Kutztown University of Pennsylvania enrolls approximately 10,000 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. The University is located in the borough of Kutztown in a charming rural setting, and is within 20 minutes driving time of the diverse metropolitan areas Allentown/Bethlehem and Reading, and within 60 minutes of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.
The Office of the Provost at Kutztown University invites applications for the position of Assistant Provost for Enrollment Services. This is a full-time administrative staff appointment which reports directly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, and includes the following responsibilities: supervise and provide vision and leadership to the Offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, and Registrar; responsible for personnel, program development, budget management and oversight, policy review and recruitment planning, evaluation, assessment, and contributing to the development and implementation of recruitment and student success initiatives. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated knowledge in technology to enhance the delivery of student services, as well as a thorough understanding and knowledge of federal and state regulations where applicable.
The successful candidate must have a Master’s Degree in higher education administration or a related area from an accredited institution and possess working knowledge of a major student information system. Doctorate preferred. In addition, the successful candidate must have five (5) years of professional experience in enrollment services in higher education, with at least two (2) of those years supervising the Office of Admissions, Financial Aid and/or Registrar. Successful interview required.
Applicants should submit: letter of application addressing the items above, current vita, unofficial transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate work, and contact information for three confidential references who will only be contacted with the candidate’s permission. Finalists for the position will be required to submit official transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate work. Review of applications will begin on or around December 10, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by December 10, 2012, will be assured of full consideration. Only complete applications will be considered. Materials should be sent to: Chair, Assistant Provost for Enrollment Services Search Committee, Room 309, Stratton Administration Building, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA 19530. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. All applicants for employment are subject to a criminal background check.