Vice President of Enrollment Management and Marketing

Columbia College
Missouri, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 05, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Columbia College

Vice President of Enrollment Management and Marketing

Columbia College invites applications, expressions of interest, and nominations of candidates in its search for the next Vice President of Enrollment Management and Marketing.

Columbia College is dedicated to improving lives through higher education. As a private, nonprofit, coeducational liberal arts and sciences college, the college takes pride in its small classes, experienced faculty, and quality educational programs. A truly distinctive institution, Columbia College has a traditional campus and active evening program in Columbia, Missouri, more than 30 additional venues in 14 states and Cuba, and a robust online presence. The college serves more than 10,000 students and is unique in its ability to provide multiple access points to high-quality education at a nationally recognized and respected institution. The college offers associate and bachelor's degrees as well as master's degrees at the main campus, selected venues, and online. Columbia College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. 

The college has a rich and varied history and a record of innovation in higher education. Columbia College was one of the country’s first institutions to educate women, beginning at the time of its founding. It was also a trailblazer in partnering with the military, beginning in 1973, when it extended venues to military bases to educate military personnel. Columbia College was an early adopter of online education in 2000 and continues to be a leader in non-profit online education. 

Reporting to the President, this senior administrative position will serve as the college’s chief enrollment and marketing officer for all delivery platforms including on campus, at center locations nationwide and in Cuba, and online. The VPEMM will manage an annual budget of approximately $10 million and lead a total staff of 90, including five direct reports. The VPEMM will be an important partner to the dedicated faculty, staff, Board, and alumni in the development and delivery of enrollment and marketing strategies that will lead the college into the future.

The Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing will serve as the principal steward of the college’s enrollment and marketing initiatives. The next VP will have a bachelor’s degree, advanced degree preferred, and at least seven years of experience in leading a successful enrollment management and/or marketing program at an administrative level. The full position profile is available at:

Nominations and Applications

Review of candidates will begin immediately. For best consideration, please send all confidential nominations, inquiries, and expressions of interest to:

Ms. Julie E. Tea, Partner

Ms. Julie Williams-Krishnan, Senior Associate

Storbeck Search

Columbia College is committed to creating an inclusive employee experience for all regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability. The college maintains a safe place for open discourse; supports activities that promote diversity and inclusion; and overall, fosters a sense of community that welcomes everyone.