The University of South Alabama (USA) was founded in 1963 when Mobile’s civic leaders saw the need to improve access to higher education in southwest Alabama. Today, USA enrolls more than 14,000 students annually and has awarded more than 90,000 degrees. It provides high-quality education in business, the liberal arts, education, engineering, computing, the sciences and healthcare and offers more than 100 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs through its 10 colleges and schools. The University campus includes USA Technology & Research Park, an incubator of economic development and technological innovation. USA encompasses a comprehensive health system composed of two hospitals — USA University Hospital and USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital — along with the USA Mitchell Cancer Institute and the USA Physicians Group. This combination of advanced healthcare services has improved the lives of countless residents throughout the region.
Reporting to the provost, the associate vice president for enrollment management (AVPEM) is the chief enrollment officer for the institution and oversees all services related to admissions, new student orientation and new student recruitment, including the following:
develops, implements and maintains a strategic plan for assigned programs in Enrollment Services with a commitment to the student success of all recruited and enrolled students with particular attention paid to Adult Education, Early and Dual Enrollment Programs, and minority student retention;
coordinates enrollment projection and modeling efforts with Institutional Research by managing the collection, compilation and reporting of data for budgeting, enrollment management, program review, and planning;
partners with the Scholarship Office on all internally-funded scholarships and oversees the institutional scholarship budget;
drives and leads several enrollment marketing initiatives, including the Recruitment team’s communication flow;
monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of the recruitment and selection program to identify, attract, admit, and enroll a highly-qualified diverse pool of traditional, non-traditional, and transfer students;
facilitates and coordinates the development and implementation of new technologies to improve and automate enrollment functions;
recommends and administers policies and procedures; oversees all marketing publications including multimedia presentations; and
oversees the hiring, training and professional development of a team of 30 with a total budget responsibility in excess of $2,000,000.
A bachelor's degree is required (master’s degree preferred) and significant documented progressively responsible experience in higher education administration, with documented managerial capacity at least to the level of director. Significant experience in admissions, recruitment, student orientation, and international admissions will be expected of the new AVPEM.
Review of applications will begin June 5, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website atwww.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Kendra E. Dane at email@example.com. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
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The University of South Alabama is an EO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.