Position's Functional Title
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
Position Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
The Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management ( AVPEM ) is
responsible for planning and implementing all aspects of admissions
to GSU including recruitment and admission strategies designed to
meet institutional enrollment goals for freshmen, transfer,
international and graduate students. The AVPEM will ensure a
compelling and knowledgeable presentation of Governors State
University to prospective students, parents, educators, and others;
overseeing the evaluation of applications; leading, inspiring, and
motivating a staff of professionals; and overseeing departmental
technology use, publications, web, data collection, program/process
evaluation, and departmental planning. The AVPEM will oversee and
supervise the Director of Graduate Admissions and Retention,
Executive Director of Admissions, Executive Director of Financial
Aid and Registration, and the Director of International Services.
This includes their staff to ensure collaboration in the attainment
of enrollment goals. The AVPEM will manage the department personnel
and operating budget.
The AVPEM will also be responsible for the execution of Governors
State University’s Strategic Enrollment Management ( SEM ) Plan.
This includes but is not limited to the undergraduate, graduate,
and international recruitment/retention. This position will lead
several committees to support the SEM Plan to help ensure
• Master’s degree at an accredited college/university.
• 5 + years of experience in a position of leadership specifically
within university enrollment areas at a similarly accredited
college/university (e.g., assistant vice president or director
level position with oversight of all or a significant portion of
the enrollment operations).
• Previous experience with relevant student information systems
such as Ellucian/Colleague, Slate CRM, Lexmark Imaging.
• Supervisory experience of full time professional personnel.
• Master’s degree from an accredited college/university in a field
of study consistent with higher education administration, student
affairs, or counseling.
• Administrative experience at an accredited college or university
in college admissions and/or other areas of enrollment
managemenUstudent affairs/academic affairs to extend years of
experience in higher education to 4+ in a related field.
• Experience with constituents similar to those attending GSU
(lower division students, transfer students/adult learners, diverse
• Evidence of engagement in institutional and/or professional
leadership beyond required for specific departmental responsibility
(such as committee work, projects outside of admissions,
understanding of other professional areas of the institution such
as classroom/faculty, financial aid, registrar, housing, marketing
and/or engagement in professional associations through presenting,
attending conferences and/or writing).
• Experience working with both labor and non-labor affiliated
• Evidence of data driven decision-making.
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Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until
the position is filled.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation
- List of Three Professional References
- Curriculum Vitae