Vice President for Enrollment Management

ROLE TITLE:  Vice President for Enrollment Management

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Allegheny College is seeking an innovative Vice President for Enrollment Management (VPEM). Reporting to the President, the Vice President will serve as the chief enrollment officer and provide leadership for the Offices of Admission, Financial Aid, and Marketing and Communications. As a member of the President’s Cabinet, the Vice President is an active, collaborative partner in college-wide planning and provides leadership in the design and implementation of marketing, recruitment and enrollment strategies that seek well-prepared students, promote retention to graduation, and advance the mission of Allegheny College.

Allegheny College is a national liberal arts college where approximately 1,300 undergraduate students excel as they undertake an unique interdisciplinary curriculum built on the idea that the big challenges facing the world will be solved from multiple perspectives. Students combine – and redefine – their interests and expand their thinking beyond a single program, developing critical and creative thinking skills that are in high demand in a diverse, interconnected world. This powerful and compelling approach represents Allegheny’s distinctive position in a crowded marketplace and attracts vibrant, creative, and innovative students. Allegheny’s core values of Excellence, Innovation, Inclusion, Community and Sustainability are not just words, but the ideals that celebrate our shared experience and shape our approach to being in community.

The VPEM will serve a vital leadership role within the campus community. Acting as a full partner in the strategic planning activities of the College, they will take the lead in the development and execution of the strategic plan involving both enrollment and brand development. Effectively using internal and external data and staying abreast of international, national, state and regional issues and trends, the Vice President will also guide the President’s Cabinet and the Board of Trustees in all enrollment, financial aid, brand and crisis communications matters. Additionally, they will utilize information systems and technology to manage recruitment, financial aid, and other enrollment efforts.

The successful candidate will be a compelling leader who provides a data-driven vision; a relationship-builder who is also a great communicator; a partner and colleague. Building upon existing good relations with faculty, the creative and performing arts, athletics, and all within the campus community, the Vice President will intentionally focus on developing a solid understanding of the distinct and interdisciplinary Allegheny curriculum, and Allegheny’s holistic approach to Student Success. 

To Apply: Send a resume and detailed cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications, along with contact information for three professional references, electronically to Nicole Ross, Director of Human Resources: References will not be contacted without candidates’ explicit permission. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 22, 2024.  Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted, and the search will continue until the position is filled.

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. The College does not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, creed, national/ethnic origin, ancestry, veterans, handicap or disability as those terms are defined under applicable law, or members of other underrepresented groups.

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posted 01/10/2024