The newly created Division of Enrollment Management is a critical strategic division of the University reporting directly to the Chancellor with a dotted reporting line to the Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs that leads and directs the undergraduate enrollment management function to recruit, enroll, retain, support and graduate the undergraduate student body. The Chief Enrollment Officer provides vision, leadership, policy direction and operational oversight for strategy, procedures, reporting, communications, forecasting and planning to result in the optimal mix and ultimate graduation success of the undergraduate UWM student body.
The Chief Enrollment Officer (CEO) effectively leads and manages the following Enrollment Management units: Career Planning and Resource Center, Financial Aid, Registrar’s Office, Student Success Center, Undergraduate Admissions, and Trio/Pre-College Programs.
The Chief Enrollment Officer serves as a campus leader and partner on undergraduate student recruiting, retention and graduation matters to UWM’s schools, colleges, and divisions, to UWM leadership, and UWM governance groups and subcommittees. Along with the Provost/Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, the CEO leads the Chancellor’s Enrollment Management Action Team (CEMAT), a group composed of faculty and staff from campus-wide units that work on strategic efforts to recruit, retain and graduate students. The CEO will work with direct reports and campus partners, including CEMAT members like the Graduate School and the Center for International Education, to implement UWM’s
Strategic Enrollment Management Plan.
The CEO leverages technology, innovation and metrics-driven actions in strategy and decision making to impact the application life cycle with the intent of yield improvement to meet or exceed both the enrollment and budget goals of the university; collaborates with campus partners to meet target goals and align resources with campus priorities; directs efforts to recruit, enroll and support students from a diverse array of domestic racial, ethnic, economic and first-generation backgrounds, as well as a diverse mix of international students, representing the global community; instills a culture of continuous improvement; emphasizes a positive working environment including comprehensive communication to the campus; and provides seamless admission and transitional support for students, offering an optimal application and enrollment experience which will set the stage for retention and academic success. The position supervises a team of 139 professional staff and 230 student employees, and manages an operating budget of $11.3 million.
The position will be open approximately October 1, 2017. To apply after that date, please see: https://jobs.uwm.edu/hr/postings/26687
Background on UWM The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is a doctoral research-extensive university with an access mission in the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System which is broadly governed by the State’s Board of Regents. It was founded in 1956 with the belief that Milwaukee as a great city needed a great, urban public university. UW-Milwaukee offers 191 academic programs and serves ...approximately 26,000 students. The 104 acre campus is located in a residential neighborhood near the shore of Lake Michigan, just minutes from downtown, which is the industrial and economic center of the state.? UWM?recently received two significant recognitions. In 2015, the Carnegie Foundation granted the campus the Community Engagement Classification for its significant work in Milwaukee and Wisconsin’s southeast region. In February 2016,?UWM?was designated a Research 1 doctoral research university by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.?UWM?is one of 115 universities in the country with this designation; other institutions with this honor include Harvard, Yale and the University of Michigan. This recognition attests to UWM’s efforts as a premier urban public research university.? The themes of student success, research excellence, and community engagement are echoed in all University activities.?UWM?boasts the most diverse student body in Wisconsin, has a $1.5B impact on the local economy, and with nearly 75% of its graduates remaining in the state, is a major supplier to the Wisconsin workforce. Consistent with UWM’s guiding values, we strive in all we do to model and promote innovations and collaboration, integrity and responsibility, positive transformation of individuals, transparent and inclusive decisions, a caring community, stewardship of resources, diversity in all it definitions, and pride in our vital role. For more information about?UWM, please see http://uwm.edu/about/