Temple University, a top-ranked research university experiencing great momentum and situated in the City of Philadelphia, invites inquiries, nominations and applications in its search for a new vice provost for enrollment management.
A Pennsylvania state-supported comprehensive research university ranked in the highest Carnegie research university category, Temple is the 38th largest university in the United States and one of the nation’s leading centers of professional education. With 17 schools and colleges, eight campuses, hundreds of degree programs and more than 39,000 students, Temple is one of the nation’s most comprehensive and diverse learning environments. The University has experienced student enrollment growth of 16 percent over the last decade while recruiting more than 500 tenured or tenure-track faculty, the largest influx in the institution’s history.
Temple seeks an experienced, collaborative and visionary professional to oversee all aspects of enrollment management. Reporting directly to the provost, the vice provost for enrollment management will be a highly visible University leader and member of the provost’s senior staff. The vice provost will lead the development, articulation and implementation of a vision for a new era of enrollment management that produces greater strategy, coordination and analytical rigor in every phase of the enrollment process. The vice provost will develop and lead a team in admissions, student financial services, the registrar’s office and veteran affairs. She/he will be charged with partnering across the University to deliver the optimal undergraduate enrollment program for Temple to meet its short- and long-term enrollment goals and facilitate its success in recruitment and retention for the future.
The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated commitment to the mission of Temple University and to its core values of access, excellence and diversity, an ability to manage and motivate professional staff within all areas of enrollment, and a commitment to and great skill at interdivisional collaboration. The new leader will also display an appreciation for the possibilities that flow from a Temple University education and an eagerness to integrate into the academic and intellectual enterprise of the University. Exceptional analytical, technological and interpersonal communication skills are essential. A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred. Must possess significant enrollment management experience including a sophisticated understanding of enrollment planning strategies, admissions recruitment and financial aid. Requires outstanding leadership and analytical abilities.
Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled; interested individuals are encouraged to submit credentials without delay. Candidates should provide a professional resume and a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the leadership profile available at www.wittkieffer.com. Materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to the University’s consultants Robin Mamlet, Amy Crutchfield and Patricia Coleman at TempleVPEM@wittkieffer.com. The consultants can be reached by telephone through the desk of Leslie Donahue at 630-575-6178.
Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.