Deputy Chief Enrollment Officer

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 7, 2023
Salary for Announcement

The minimum of the pay range for this position is $101,500. We anticipate the qualified candidate to be placed between $101,500 - $135,500 . The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Position Summary

This position reports to the Chief Enrollment Officer (C.E.O.) and is a member of the C.E.O.’s senior staff team. The Deputy Chief Enrollment Officer (DCEO) serves as a leader who brings the knowledge and understanding of enrollment trends, best practices, and data-driven approaches to Metropolitan State University of Denver strategic enrollment efforts and provides leadership for different areas within Enrollment Management – office of admissions; office of financial aid and scholarships; office of the registrar; office of testing services; and office of orientation, transfer, and re-engagement offices. Working closely with the C.E.O., this position is responsible for coordinating enrollment-related programs and initiatives that focus on enrollment growth and student success. In addition, the DCEO works on building relationships with all MSU Denver stakeholders, as well as school districts and community colleges within the State of Colorado.


Duties and Responsibilities
  • In collaboration with the C.E.O, develops and executes strategic enrollment plan that incorporates best practices and provides a forward-thinking approach to assist with the current enrollment efforts.
  • Monitors and informs enrollment management leadership team on regional and state enrollment trends and best practices.
  • Leverages technology and data to inform enrollment tactics.
  • Sets the tone in providing ‘legendary’ customer service to both prospective and current students to prevent the “roadrunner-run-around”.
  • Makes recommendations to the C.E.O. on policy changes, website updates, budget planning and review, and staff hiring and training.
  • Assists the C.E.O. in the resolution of student complaints/concerns.
  • Be highly effective in engaging and maintaining strong relationships with both internal and external constituents.
  • Partners with other departments to ensure timely and comprehensive project management for the division.
  • Collaborates with Institutional Research and Strategy Branch to collect and analyze enrollment-related data.
  • Represents the division of enrollment management on various events on behalf of the C.E.O.
  • Provides leadership in a continuous process improvement for the division.
  • Provides leadership in managing and renewing vendor and/or service contracts.
  • Demonstrates deep and effective commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree and five or more years of progressively experience in the enrollment management or other student success areas; or bachelor’s degree and eight or more years of progressively experience in the enrollment management
  • Or bachelor’s degree and eight or more years of progressively experience in the enrollment management or other student success areas.
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution, and budget planning and allocation.
  • Ability to compile data, prepare, write reports.
  • Strong data collection and analysis skills.
Important Note: Successful applicants will ensure their resumes clearly demonstrate that their work experience describes how they meet ALL required qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Doctoral degree.
  • Knowledge of the principles of enrollment, including experiences in developing and executing enrollment plans focused on first-generation and underrepresented/underserved populations.
  • Demonstrated experience in collaborating with Institutional Research, Academic Affairs, Academic Schools and Colleges, Student Affairs, administrator, faculty, and staff.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and managing budgets.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing organizational change and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills with the ability to lead in a highly diverse environment.

Work Hours
  • 40 hour work week
  • This is a 100% in-person role, with some flexibility for remote work
Instructions to Apply

For full consideration, please submit the following documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position
Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

If you are an Internal applicant, please apply via the Career tab within the WorkDay Menu

​​Important Note: Successful applicants will ensure their resumes clearly demonstrate that their work experience describes how they meet ALL required qualifications

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Posting RepresentativeCarlos Alcala

Posting Representative


MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:

Employee Benefits Offerings

Diversity Statement

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

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