POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the provost, the vice provost for enrollment management is responsible for providing vision, leadership and management for all aspects of the student-centric enrollment process, which includes admissions (undergrad and professional masters), the registrar’s office and financial aid. Primary outcomes are long-term strategic enrollment growth of appropriately qualified students; highly effective data analysis; achievement of enrollment goals; and implementation of growth strategies at all three UNH campuses (Durham, Manchester and Concord). The vice provost will partner with institutional research for undergraduate and graduate assessment reporting and perform market analysis for new programs in conjunction with the college deans. This position will also partner with the chief financial officer, academic deans, faculty and other relevant areas within the university to ensure strong alignment between enrollment management initiatives and the academic units within the university.
Defines a vision for the enrollment management functions in partnership with the academic leadership team
Enhances long-term strategic enrollment of appropriately qualified graduate and undergraduate students (regionally, nationally and internationally)
Creates recruitment and admission strategies that enroll students who flourish and succeed at UNH
Implements growth strategies to meet short-term and long-term enrollment targets
Provides enrollment forecasting and empirical content based on academic and economic behavioral trends
Utilizes data to target and adjust enrollment strategies to realign recruitment plan
Identifies leading enrollment trends and marketplace needs
Administration and assessment
Establishes goals and objectives for operations consistent with the university's mission
Develops and manages common protocols, policies, procedures, processes, systems, practices, forms and services and provides oversight for all enrollment services
Maintains operational compliance with state/federal regulations federal laws, FERPA, HIPPA and AACROA standards
Maximizes/leverages technology to support enrollment efficiencies and data utilization
Integrates all aspects of the enrollment services including the implementation and evaluation of effective student-centered recruitment and selection
Provides highly effective data analysis to drive marketing decisions
Delivers annual short-term and long-term enrollment goals
Adjusts strategies and goals as trends change
Develops productive partnerships with internal campus-wide departments and external influencers
Supervision and budget administration
Provides direct supervision and evaluation of all staff members
Ensures all enrollment services and institutional staff embrace and apply student-centric philosophy
Develops and manages the operating budget for all assigned areas
Leads a team in the application of mathematical and statistical methods to educational, economic and behavioral data
Leads enrollment team in quantitative analyses of actual enrollment trends and educational choice phenomena
Maintains best practices by developing consistent procedures through training and continual assessment
Duties above are not intended to be all inclusive, there will be other duties as assigned.
To apply, please visit: http://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/32500. Applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter, resume/cv, and list of 3 professional references. Please submit application material by May 24, 2019. References will not be contacted until the semi-finalist stage.
Master's degree in a field relevant to the position
Ten years of demonstrated experience in enrollment leadership, administration and supervision in a student service area. Experience in data analysis and student information systems.
Demonstrated effective management and team-building experience
Strong decision-maker, with transparency in decision-making and management
Strong analytical capability in data analysis and reporting
Strong organizational and communication skills
Ability to work effectively with students, parents, faculty, administrators, staff, alumni and the general public
Ability to think critically, strategically and creatively regarding enrollment management
Ability to implement and assess improvements to services
Commitment to quality and integrity
Demonstrated effectiveness impacting and leading diversity and organizational change initiatives
Ability to collaborate and build internal and external partnerships
Ability and willingness to delegate effectively and to hold direct reports accountable
Demonstrated nimbleness and ability to adjust operational plans as needed to meet enrollment expectations
Ability to clearly communicate enrollment vision with annual goals identified
Unquestioned integrity and trustworthiness
Commitment to the university's mission and strategic plan
Ability to make good, consistent and fair decisions based on fact and data
Ability to work with cross-functional teams and to foster teamwork
Additional Salary Information: Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.
About University of New Hampshire
The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.