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Wayne State is seeking an Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
Wayne State University, a thriving public urban research university, invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management.
Committed to access, research, and community, Wayne State serves a critical role within the education landscape of Michigan and is one of a few institutions nationally to hold the highest Carnegie designation in research and community engagement. Just as the city of Detroit is undergoing a remarkable renaissance, the University itself is in a moment of significant transformation, on the threshold of becoming an even stronger institution that serves the students of Detroit and the world.
The Associate Vice President - a new position at the University - will provide the leadership and coordination for creating and executing a comprehensive enrollment management strategy that is aggressive, innovative, and opportunistic and is consistent with the goals, mission, and resources of Wayne State. Working collaboratively with senior leadership to consistently align enrollment with academic and University priorities, the Associate Vice President will report to the Office of the Provost and will oversee the offices of Undergraduate Admissions, Financial Aid, the Student Services Center, and the Registrar. These offices have a combined staff of over 60 professional and administrative staff. The Associate Vice President will bring particular energy to increasing the quality and diversity of first-year and transfer students and will also collaborate with the Graduate School and International Programs to develop enrollment plans appropriate to graduate and international students.
The successful candidate will be an experienced enrollment professional with a vision for what is possible and the ability to articulate and execute that vision. She or he will display excellent communication skills, a mature leadership style, formidable analytical skills, proven strategic planning experience, and an ability to generate excitement about the University’s offerings and commitment to its mission. A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is strongly preferred.
This search will be conducted with the utmost respect for confidentiality. The search is currently underway and will continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should provide a letter describing their interest in and qualifications for the position and a resume detailing work experience and chief accomplishments. A full prospectus can be accessed at: http://www.wittkieffer.com/position/wayne-state-university/associate-vice-president-for-enrollment-management/7933.
Please submit nominations and expressions of interest, in confidence, to the consultants supporting Wayne State in this search, Robin Mamlet and Amy Crutchfield, at WayneState@wittkieffer.com. Confidential inquiries and questions concerning this search may be directed to Robin Mamlet or Amy Crutchfield through the office of Kelly Torres at (630) 575-6118.
Wayne State University is an equal opportunity employer. No person will be discriminated against in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, familial status, marital status, arrest record, height, weight, sexual orientation, qualified Vietnam era veterans, qualified special disabled veterans, recently separated veterans and other protected veterans, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law.