CHIEF ENROLLMENT OFFICER / VICE PRESIDENT OF ENROLLMENT
Marshall University seeks an exceptional leader with proven talents
to serve as the Chief Enrollment Officer and Vice President of
Enrollment Management that will accelerate innovation, amplify
impact, and foster engagement in attracting, enrolling, retaining,
and graduating an increasing number of talented and diverse
students drawn domestically and internationally.
Marshall University is a public comprehensive research university
with a rich history as one of the oldest institutions of higher
learning in West Virginia. Marshall advances the public good
through innovative, accredited educational programs. The university
is located in Huntington, West Virginia, with additional campuses
in South Charleston, Point Pleasant, and Beckley. Marshall is
classified as a Carnegie Doctoral University: High Research
Activity - R2 institution. The university enrolls 11,962 students:
8,776 undergraduate, 2,515 graduate, and 671 first professional.
The university offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and
professional degree programs organized into seven academic colleges
and two schools. As the Thundering Herd, the university
participates in the NCAA Division I, Sun Belt Conference. Marshall
University is situated in a region of great natural beauty;
Huntington is nestled in the heart of the Appalachian Mountain
region, with the Ohio River creating the perimeter of the
The Chief Enrollment Officer and Vice President of Enrollment
Management reports to the Provost, serves as a key member of the
Academic Affairs Council, and participates in institution-wide
strategic enrollment management, planning, and policy development.
This position also serves as the Chief Admissions Officer. This
individual will oversee the continued development, implementation,
coordination, and evaluation of the university's strategic
enrollment management initiatives and outcomes while providing
vision and leadership to the university in this area. The Chief
Enrollment Officer and Vice President of Enrollment Management will
oversee the areas of: Undergraduate, Graduate, and International
Admissions and Operations; the Office of Financial Aid; the Office
of Recruitment; the Office of International Student Services; and
the overall enrollment work of the institution. The position will
provide leadership in designing the University's future enrollment
strategies and is expected to make sophisticated use of
high-quality, data-driven, evidence-based enrollment decisions,
while utilizing best practices in enrollment management.
Marshall University seeks an entrepreneurial Chief Enrollment
Officer and Vice President with innovative knowledge, experience,
and expertise in the current enrollment management landscape in
higher education. A bachelor's degree is required, and additional
education is preferred, especially as it relates to enrollment and
current best practices and paradigms. The successful candidate will
be a cutting-edge enrollment management professional with
contemporary knowledge of today's changing universe in recruitment,
admissions, financial aid awards, and matriculation.
The ideal candidate for Chief Enrollment Officer and Vice President
for Enrollment Management will possess the following
• An entrepreneurial and creative mindset with the ability to
create effective enrollment structures and teams.
• Significant, successive, and progressive leadership experience in
higher education enrollment management.
• Outstanding ability to create enrollment management paradigms
utilizing metrics that are data-driven, statistically verified, and
informed by best practices and the current admissions
• Understanding of statistics, admissions requirements and
procedures, school funding, technology systems/CRMs, and financial
aid application processes.
• Knowledge of ethical and legal financial aid award practices and
models that result in successful enrollment, and that also comply
with all institution, state, and federal policies.
• Excellent marketing, communication, and presentation skills, both
verbal and written.
• Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with admission
staff, faculty, staff, students, families, alumni, high schools,
community colleges, community groups, and admission
• Self-motivation and the desire for excellence and
• Superior organizational skills and the ability to
• Facilitation with online, hybrid, and traditional methods of
education delivery and open to creative new options.
Additional information is available in the search profile available
How to Apply
Marshall University is being assisted by Academic Search.
Applications should consist of a substantive cover letter, a
resume, and a list of five professional references with full
contact information. No references will be contacted without the
explicit permission of the candidate. Applications, nominations,
and expressions of interest can be submitted electronically, and in
The position is open until filled but only applications received by
Thursday, February 23, 2023
, can be assured full
consideration. Confidential discussions about this opportunity may
be arranged by contacting consultants Ann Die Hasselmo
To learn more about Marshall University, prospective candidates and
nominators are encouraged to visit the university's website at
Marshall University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity
Employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, and
persons with disabilities.