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Director of Enrollment and Student Success Analytics

Oberlin College & Conservatory
Oberlin, Ohio
Salary commensurate with experience + benefits
Posted Date
May 24, 2023

Oberlin College and Conservatory invites applications from, and nominations of, dynamic and inspiring leaders for the position of Director of Enrollment and Student Success Analytics.  The new Director must be a strategic, forward-looking thinker, able to expand internal capacities around data and analytics to support and empower enrollment and student success. The ideal candidate is a builder, enthused about their role in creating a high-performing Institutional Effectiveness team poised to drive policy and impact strategic decisions during a transformative season for the College and Conservatory. A hybrid work schedule will be considered for this opportunity.


Oberlin College & Conservatory is a four-year, highly selective liberal arts college that combines a top-ranked college of arts and sciences with a world-renowned conservatory of music. Combined, the two divisions enroll approximately 2,900 students. Founded in 1833, Oberlin College & Conservatory was the first college in America to make interracial education and coeducation central to its mission; these traditions live today within a commitment to positive social engagement.

Located 35 miles southwest of Cleveland, Ohio, Oberlin College & Conservatory has earned a reputation of excellence based on the quality of its richly diverse student body, outstanding faculty, excellent facilities, and academic and technological resources.  Additional Oberlin History .


Under the direct supervision of the Chief Data and Analytics Officer in the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning, the inaugural Director of Enrollment and Student Success Analytics provides leadership in refining the overall data and analytics roadmap to better support faculty, staff, and institutional leaders in making insight-driven decisions to strengthen enrollment and student success, efforts that are core to the mission of Oberlin.  This leader will expand internal capacities around data and analytics to support and empower enrollment and student success through the identification of new strategic opportunities as well as the development of creative solutions to assist in the exploration and resolution of pressing institutional questions.

The individual in this role will be challenged to think critically about how to approach analytic projects and create new forecasting models and support strategic initiatives. To be successful in this role, the Director will utilize a combination of exceptional technical skills, creative problem solving, and understanding of enrollment management, student success, and financial aid strategy.  The Director will be a strong institutional collaborator, convener and partner.

For more information about this opportunity, to include a complete listing of Duties and Qualifications please review the Position Profile.  If the direct link doesn’t work in this advertisement, please go to our website at and click on Open Positions and Higher Education. 



EFL Associates (, an executive search firm, is assisting Oberlin College and Conservatory with its search for this important leadership position.  All calls and inquiries should be made through the search firm. Nominations and applications will be held in strict confidence and candidates will remain confidential until the final stage of the search, at which time the express permission of finalists will be obtained before making their candidacy public. 


Application Process

  • STEP 2:  Send us your résumé or curriculum vitae:

Key Dates

  • For best consideration, apply before June 16, 2023.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the July 5, 2023 application deadline.


Confidential Inquiries


Steve Waldron, JD

Managing Director, Higher Education Practice

816-945-5423 (direct) 


Application Questions & Nominations

If you would like to provide a nomination, please email all pertinent information (including an email address and phone number of the nominee) to:


Edith Ketay

Project Manager

816-831-4001 (direct)


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