The Assistant Vice President of Enrollment/Strategic Analyst serves as a primary analyst and strategic advisor to the Vice President of Enrollment. The Assistant Vice President uses data analytics to help build strategies and analyzes results in ways that advance the goals of the Enrollment Division and the college. The Assistant Vice President also serves as a member of and is expected to collaborate effectively with the senior enrollment management team, as well as with other teams across campus (i.e., other senior managers, Institutional Research, technology teams, etc.) to help the college pursue optimum strategies for meeting enrollment and budget goals, as well as other critical institutional priorities.
Responsibilities of the Assistant Vice President of Enrollment/Strategic Analyst include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Serves as primary analyst and strategic advisor to the Vice President of Enrollment. • Works collaboratively with both Admissions and Student Financial Services to create strategy to meet enrollment goals. • Supervises and directs the activities of the technical staff in both Admissions and Student Financial Services. • Constructs analytics for identifying opportunities and risks associated with recruitment and financial aid practices and strategies, including geographic targeting of recruitment travel, student search direct marketing, new programmatic opportunities, etc. • Partners with technology, marketing, institutional research and other groups on integration and implementation of business strategies based on data analysis. • Uses market data to scout for emerging trends and opportunities, and to provide valuable insights back to the President, Vice President of Enrollment, and Provost regarding competitive challenges and opportunities, new programmatic opportunities, and other options and opportunities relative to student recruitment and retention.
• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and a minimum of 8-10 years of progressively responsible management experience in student enrollment/recruitment and financial aid required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. • Experience successfully developing data driven recruitment and financial aid strategies. • Demonstrated experience managing, overseeing and leveraging admission information systems/CRMs. • Thorough understanding of both admissions and financial aid issues, and (inter)national trends and best practices. • Strategic thinking as well as technical and analytical expertise and the ability to relate positively and effectively with a wide range of administrative colleagues, faculty and students. • Ability to translate complex analyses for technical and non-technical audiences. • Familiarity with statistical modeling techniques, including regression, cluster analysis, segmentation and data mining. • Ability to collaborate effectively with external consultants (i.e., HCRC and others) in analyzing financial aid strategies, controlling discount rate, and optimizing deployment of financial aid resources.
Wheaton College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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About Wheaton College (MA)
Attracting students from across the country and around the globe, Wheaton College is a highly selective, four-year, private liberal arts college with a student body of almost 1,700. Wheaton's residential campus, one of the loveliest in New England, is located in Norton, Massachusetts, between Boston and Providence, R.I.
Founded in 1834 as a female seminary, Wheaton College became coeducational in 1987 after more than 150 years as a leading educational institution for women. Wheaton's traditional commitment to equality and social justice is today reflected in its pledge to diversity in all its forms. Wheaton is an active community of learners who value the liberal arts as a means for personal growth, professional success and leadership that improves the world.
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