Under general supervision of the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management integrates all aspects of Rhodes State College's enrollment process including the planning, implementation, and evaluation of effective student-centered, strategic recruitment and retention initiatives. The Assistant Vice President is an innovative individual who should bring vision and promote a student centered/first model; have an understanding about issues and national trends that affect two year institutions; and support a shared governance/decision making environments. The Assistant Vice President serves as a member of the Student Affairs leadership team and shares the responsibility for promoting a student-centered campus environment that supports development of all students.
Develop a Comprehensive Student Recruitment Campaign including analysis and evaluation of strategic and targeted recruitment needs with college and campus recruiters and long and short term planning and review of recruitment strategies and program including resource management;
Ensures recruitment objectives, goals, budgets, policies, practices, and actions produce successful student recruitment results, consistent with RSC's overall mission, and strategic and master plans. In coordination with Institutional Research, develop and implement assessment strategies to rate, analyze and improve the performance of enrollment management related to services, initiatives and strategies;
Develops communication strategies for a variety of market segments that address prospective students, program and enrollment inquiries, application processes, and pre-enrollment phases of the college admissions process which includes faculty, staff, and students;
Develop and implement the Strategic Enrollment Management Plan which should include recruitment and retention goals for the college, the key stakeholders, enrollment data and trends, effective enrollment strategies and programs;
Design and implement efficient and effective enrollment processes (recruitment, admission, assessment, advising, registration, financial aid/payment, and orientation) by delivering services in a manner that reinforces efforts to recruit and retain students;
Manages inquiry and applicant database and explores application of information technology as applied to recruitment and retention programs;
Assists in the planning, implementing, and assessing the Student Affairs Strategic Plan;
Supervises and represents the Division in the absence of the Vice President for Student Affairs at internal and external meetings and events;
Assists with developing and implementing services, activities, and opportunities that complete the student experience and enhance the college experience with the specific purpose of increasing student retention, persistence, and graduation rates;
Assists in developing pertinent policies and procedures for the Division of Student Affairs;
Assists in defining and reporting relevant data for federal, state, and institutional reports including IPEDS, HEI, and Fast Facts;
May oversee additional functional areas within Student Affairs as reorganization occurs;
Other duties as assigned.
Submit materials electronically to the Office for Human Resources, Rhodes State College. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must include a letter of interest outlining background and qualifications, a resume and the names, position, email addresses and telephone numbers (work and home/cell) of at least seven (7) professional (management level) references. References are contacted at the point when applicants advance through the interview process. Applicants who are invited to the interview process will be required to complete and submit a College employment application and undergo a background screening.
Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education or comparable work experience; five (5) to seven (7) years of progressively responsible leadership experience in undergraduate admissions and/or enrollment management with a proven track record of success is required. The successful candidate will possess evidence of management and supervisory experience and the ability to analyze multi-layered problems and propose solutions. Must possess strong analytical, problem-solving and customer service skills. Ideal candidates will have experience with student information systems/databases, preferably with Ellucian Banner Software. This position requires excellent interpersonal, organizations, communication and leadership skills. Some evening and weekend work is required.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with academic preparation and experience, plus full benefits package.
Rhodes State College is a public, state-assisted institution of higher learning which is chartered to provide degree granting career education programs, non-credit workforce development, and consulting for business and industry. The college prepares students for entry into careers, develops the regional workforce through credit and non-credit occupational training, and offers curricular programs t...hat prepare students for transfer completion baccalaureate programs at selected colleges and universities. With over 4,100 students, the college’s core institutional values of integrity, caring, responsibility, respect, and quality guide its policies and practices.
Rhodes State College is an equal-opportunity, Title IX institution and pledges to recruit, select and promote diversity by providing equality of opportunity in higher education for all persons, including faculty and employees with respect to hiring, continuation, promotion, and applicants for admission, enrolled students and graduates without discrimination or segregation.
The College is interested in candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of colleagues, students, faculty, and community members. All employment decisions are made on a non-discriminatory basis. Rhodes State College prohibits discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, work-related injury or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in College programs, services, and activities. A pre-employment background screen is required for all employees and the College participates in the Federally-mandated E-Verify program.
The Director of Human Resources, located in Room 223 of the Public Service Building, telephone 419-995-8302, coordinates the college's compliance with titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and amendments, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.